October- a month known for crackly leaves, sweet, pulpy pumpkins, and trick-or-treating on a chilly night. Now, autumn lovers everywhere can add writing to this list of fall festivities! Two years ago, the U.S. Senate passed Resolution S.298, officially proclaiming October 20 as National Day on Writing. Popularized by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), it has come to be celebrated in schools nationwide.
On October 1, 2011, Centennial’s Marching Eagles received the award for the Best Overall Band in their division at the US Scholastic Band Association Westminster Competition, under the direction of David Matchim. The Marching Eagles also received the awards for best musical performance, best percussion, best color guard/drill team, and best overall effect.
When you first enter the world of Facebook, you are dazzled by the fun, the friends, and the inexplicable grown-up feeling Facebook makes gives you. For Freshman Jane*, it was no different when she first logged on to Facebook a few months after her thirteenth birthday.
Photos provided by: Mariana Lins
MONDAY, OCTOBER 10 — Super-hero/Super-heroine
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11 — Career/Business suit Day
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12 — Pajama (“P.J.”) Day
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13 — “Decades” Day
(Freshmen wear ’50s fashions, Sophomores wear ’60s fashions, Juniors wear ’70s fashions, Seniors wear ’80s fashions)
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14 — SCHOOL SPIRIT DAY: Wear Class shirts/colors (Freshmen: gray; Sophomores: royal blue; Juniors: white ; Seniors: red)
Just a day after the announcement of Apple’s iPhone 4S, Apple’s co-founder Steve Jobs died late last night.