The Power of Words: A Middle School Experiment on Plant Growth

Words have incredible power – they can build up, tear down, heal, and hurt. At Centner Academy, we believe in the importance of cultivating a kind and encouraging environment, not just for the benefit of our students, but for all living things. That’s why our middle school students are conducting a fascinating experiment on the impact of words on plant growth and health.

The experiment involves two identical plants, but with one crucial difference: one plant will be spoken to with kind and encouraging words, while the other will be subjected to negative and discouraging words. Although plants don’t have ears to hear, they are highly sensitive to the vibrations and frequencies in their environment, including sound.

This experiment aims to raise awareness of the profound impact our words can have, not just on our fellow humans but on all living things. We want to demonstrate the importance of kindness, positivity, and respect for the world around us.

The results of this experiment could have significant implications, not just for our school community but for the wider world. We invite you to follow along with our progress and see for yourself the power of words in action.


Our preschool program at Centner Academy is designed to provide young learners with a strong foundation for future academic success.

Our highly trained and experienced teachers work closely with each child to ensure that they receive individualized attention and support as they grow and develop.

At Centner Academy, our elementary school program provides a challenging and engaging academic curriculum that fosters critical thinking, problem-solving, and creativity in our students.

We offer a wide range of extracurricular activities and resources to support the growth and development of our students, including technology and hands-on experiences.

Our middle school program at Centner Academy provides a challenging and dynamic academic curriculum that prepares our students for success in high school and beyond.

We offer a wide range of extracurricular activities and resources to support the growth and development of our students, including advanced technology, collaborative projects, and opportunities for leadership and community service.

High School

The development of our high school program at Centner Academy is currently underway, and we are excited to offer our students an exceptional academic experience that prepares them for success in college and beyond. Our program will provide opportunities for students to travel globally to participate in community service, pursue their passions, and engage in a global sports development program for student-athletes.

The High School program development is underway, giving students opportunities to travel globally for community service, pursue and create their passions, and participate in a global sports development program for student-athletes.

Our application process begins with a private tour with a member of the friendly Centner Academy admissions team. We can’t wait to meet your family and learn more about your learners.

Prospective students and families will be invited for interviews to make sure our school community is a great fit.


After you fill out our inquiry form, we will provide you with access to our Online Admissions Portal.


The Admissions Team sends decisions by email. If your family is accepted, you will have two weeks to accept or decline our admission offer and complete the enrollment contract

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