Douglas Wood Author Day

Posted on January 9, 2017

Thanks to a Roseville Area Schools foundation grant we have the opportunity to host Minnesota-native author, song writer and musician Douglas Wood at Central Park on Monday, January 23.

Douglas Wood has been called Minnesota’s “renaissance man” — author, artist, musician, naturalist, wilderness guide. As a writer of books for children and adults he has almost two and a half million copies in print, including the classics Old Turtle and Grandad’s Prayers of the Earth.


CP Music Teacher Lynnette Simpson Receives NAACP Image Award Nominations with Sounds of Blackness

Posted on December 19, 2016

Central Park is cheering for music teacher, Lynnette Simpson, a vocal member of the Sounds of Blackness! 

The Sounds of Blackness received two nominations for their top 10 single "ROYALTY" feat HSRA (High School for Recording Arts.)

Mark Your Calendar: CP Culver's Night

Posted on December 9, 2016

Please mark your calendars for Tuesday, January 24, 5:00-8:00 PM and plan to come out and enjoy dinner (and custard!) at Culver's, 2880 Rice Street in Little Canada.

Central Park will get 10% of all dine-in, carry-out and drive-thru sales, and proceeds will benefit the 6th grade field trip fund.

Plan to join us and tell your friends!

Upcoming Box Tops Contest

Posted on December 8, 2016

The Central Park PTA will hold a Box Tops contest this winter. Start saving those Box Tops and watch weekly family bulletins for more details!

CP Field Trips

Posted on December 8, 2016

We are pleased and grateful that our students can participate in enrichment opportunities outside the classroom.

On December 6, Mrs. Sasse's, Mrs. Beck and Mrs. Williams', and Mrs. Dent's classes went to the Bakken Museum in Minneapolis. Visit to learn more about the Bakken and the students' electrifying experiences!

On December 21, all sixth grade classes will visit the University of Minnesota's Raptor Center. See for more information.

Make sure to ask your students about these special days!



CP PTA Meeting: Tuesday, November 29

Posted on November 18, 2016

The next Central Park PTA meeting will be Tuesday, November 29, 6:30-8:00 PM. All are welcome and on-site childcare will be provided.

Holiday Schedule & Absences

Posted on November 18, 2016

Wednesday, November 23, students will be released at 12:15 PM. There will be NO LUNCH served this day, NO TOPS and NO UNITY. Friendship Connection is only for families who signed up for the Early Release care.

There will be NO SCHOOL Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25. If you know in advance that your children will be out of school these days, please call 651-481-9951 or email


CP Students Demonstrate Panther Pride

Posted on November 17, 2016

Central Park students participate in Panther Pride each week. Students are given “Panther Paws” tickets when demonstrating Responsibility, Honesty, Safety and Respect. Students then turn in their Paws each week for the Friday “Panther Pride” drawing when one student from each class is selected. Students can choose from several fun awards: Principal’s Chair, Fine Dining, Read with a Teacher, Panther Paws Face Painting, and more. 


Enrollment Lotteries

Posted on November 2, 2016

The lottery has closed for the 2017-2018 school year. Lottery information for the 2018-2019 school year will be available November 1, 2017.