News and Communications

CONTACT
Christina Medina
Director of Public Relations
cmedina@center.k12.mo.us
816.349.3730

NEWS AND INFORMATION
Keeping the Center community informed and involved in the Center School District is a high priority for the district’s public relations department. The public relations department uses the Web site, e-communications, television, and print publications to keep its patrons current with the latest information.

CENTER eNEWS
This e-newsletter provides brief news from the district. If you would like to receive this communication please e-mail Christina Medina at cmedina@center.k12.mo.us

CENTER SCHOOL DISTRICT OVERVIEW SHEET
This slip sheet provides district statistics and school information.

ICAMPUS MASS PHONE MESSAGING SYSTEM
Our ICampus phone messaging system is a program that alerts parents and patrons to events and happenings in the Center School District. This is an automated phone and e-mail system that parents and guardians are automatically registered to when students enroll. This system may announce snow days, upcoming events, emergency information, etc.

BUILDING NEWSLETTERS
Building newsletters are published monthly at the building level. Please visit your schools site and look for "Peachjar" flyers.

CENTER SCHOOL DISTRICT APP
For access to district information in the convenience of an app, please visit your iTunes or Google Play app store and search for "Center School District." Once the app is downloaded, you can customize school and district information. You will find items like the activities calendar, a news stream, social media and YouTube content, Peachjar e-flyers and directory information.

SOCIAL MEDIA AND GUIDELINES

The Center School District Facebook Page, Twitter and Instagram accounts are provided for the district community to join in celebrating the achievements of our students and schools. Like "Center School District" on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @CenterSD and #CenterSD and follow us on Instagram at "centerschools."

All posting of comments on these pages are at the discretion of the page administrators. The purpose is not to keep any negative or critical information from being posted, but to protect the privacy and rights of CSD staff and students.

We welcome your thoughts and comments and look forward to what you have to say. However, we will not leave postings that:

  • Break the law or encourage others to do so.
  • Contain abusive or inappropriate language or statements.
  • Easily identify students and/or staff and/ or community members in defamatory, abusive, or generally negative terms.
  • Do not show proper consideration for others’ privacy or are considered likely to offend or provoke others.
  • Are spam – i.e. repeatedly posting the same comment or comments that are simply advertising/promoting a service or product.

  • Naming specific employees, students or community members in a negative way will not be permitted on our social media pages, as we want these outlets to focus on celebrating our students.

    The page administrators reserve the right to not post or remove any comments at any time, for any reason…but we hope that won’t ever be necessary.

    Please use the school district sponsored social media channels to recognize and acknowledge our dedicated employees, students, families and community members.

    #findyourCenter #CenterSD #CenterProud

    STRATEGIC PLAN
    To learn more about Center School District's 2016-2020 Strategic Plan, please click on the link: 2016-2020 Strategic Plan.

    NEWSLETTERS/E-FLYERS POWERED BY PEACHJAR
    Our district cooperates with approved community partners by posting eflyers online and distributing them electronically through our service provider, Peachjar. As part of our efforts to be more environmentally friendly, embrace innovative technology, and maintain fiscal responsibility, we have transitioned from paper to electronic flyer delivery.

    To request flyer approval, follow the steps below. Once approved, your flyer will be emailed to all parents and posted online. Paper flyers from outside organizations will no longer be distributed.
    - Visit www.peachjar.com
    - Register as an Enrichment / Community Org. (account type).
    - Upload your flyer for approval.

    Your flyer will be automatically submitted to the district office. District staff will review the material and approve or deny based on the standards below. Peachjar charges a fee for this service that is typically much less than the cost to copy and deliver paper flyers to each school.

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    FACILITIES VISION TEAM 2018
    Center School District is embarking upon a comprehensive vision for facilities and building upgrades. Partnering with Hollis + Miller, the district has formed a Facilities Vision Team comprised of teachers, parents, Hollis + Miller team members, maintenance personnel and administrators to help guide the facilities outlook.

    The Facilities Vision Team is seeking community input on the future of Center School District’s buildings and facilities in the coming months. We've hosted two community forums and conducted an online survey of patrons and staff members. Findings from the online survey results can be found here.