Centennial Gets Full-Time P.E. Teacher

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield elementary school that was just named a model school is also focusing on fitness for its kids. Centennial Elementary is the only elementary school in its district to have a full-time P.E. teacher. The new principal, Joy Koenig, applied for a $50,000 grant to get the position funded. “They’ve got … Continue reading »

School’s Flower Pots Returned

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The flower pots stolen from Centennial Elementary School were returned Friday morning. The school’s Girl Scout troop bought the flower pots with their cookie money, but someone stole the pots shortly after the girls put the pots outside of the school. School administration hopes the return of the flowers will help teach … Continue reading »

Donor Gives $250 to Girl Scouts

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Girl Scout troop, whose fundraising project was stolen, received a $250 anonymous donation. Earlier this week, someone stole some of the potted plants the girls had placed outside their school. Months-long work of raising the money, picking the flowers and planting them were gone over night. The girls vowed they wouldn’t … Continue reading »

Thief Takes Girl Scout Flowers

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A local Girl Scout troop donated some potted plants to their elementary school, but someone stole them less than 24 hours later. The girls are first graders at Centennial Elementary School in Springfield. Their troop leader says their Daisy Girl Scout troop wanted to do something nice for their school. So they … Continue reading »