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Farewell from the Editor in Chief!

Joanne Yoon May 16, 2024

As I sit here looking for the words to sum up my time with The Wingspan, nothing seems like enough to encapsulate what I’ve experienced over the past four years.  So much of my high school career...

Teacher of the Year 2024

Hannah Elpus May 16, 2024

Jeremy Whitaker, one of Centennial’s well-loved history teachers, was named Teacher of the Year for the 2023-2024 school year.  Whitaker has been nominated multiple times for this outstanding award...

Dr. Martirano retirement

Yeseo Lim November 28, 2023

On Friday, November 18, Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) Superintendent Dr. Michael J. Martirano announced his intention to retire, effective January 10, 2024. HCPSS released a statement announcing...

Welcome Centennial’s new principal: Dr. Joelle Miller

Yeseo Lim June 14, 2023

As the 2022-2023 school year comes to an end, so does Principal Cynthia Dillon’s time at Centennial High School. Dillion has been the principal at Centennial since 2018 and announced her retirement after...

“School air” just got ten times worse

Yeseo Lim June 9, 2023

When Alberta officials declared the first local state of emergency concerning the wildfires in Canada on May 4, 2023, not many expected it to become a continental issue. As the cloud of smoke traveled...

Centennial’s first annual AAPI Heritage Month assembly

Yeseo Lim June 1, 2023

On the morning of Tuesday, May 30, students gathered in Centennial High School’s auditorium for the school’s first ever AAPI (Asian American and Pacific Islander) assembly. The audience sat through...

Drumroll please… 2023-2024 Theatre productions announced

Yeseo Lim May 3, 2023

On the morning of Friday, April 28, students crowded into Room 802 for the annual show announcement. At about 7:15 am, following a few “Dance Moms Pyramid” style eliminations, the fall play and spring...

Congratulations Ms. Landi on Class of 2023 Teacher of the Year!

Congratulations Ms. Landi on Class of 2023 Teacher of the Year!

Yeseo Lim April 25, 2023

On Thursday, April 20, 2023, Ms. Jessica Landi, who has been a history teacher at Centennial since 2014, was announced the Senior Class of 2023 Teacher of the Year. After the original nomination round,...

“All of Us” need to sign up for One Centennial workshops

Yeseo Lim April 17, 2023

One Centennial is scheduled for this Thursday, April 20th. The theme is “All of Us,” and will provide students with the opportunity to “amplify their voices via student-led workshops.” Students...

Centennial class of 2023 graduation scheduled

Yeseo Lim March 24, 2023

Centennial’s Class of 2023 will graduate on Wednesday, May 24 at 11:00 a.m. This year’s ceremony will be held in-person at Merriweather Post Pavilion and students will be released from school at 10:00...

2023 Homewood game scheduled for this Thursday

Yeseo Lim March 15, 2023

Centennial High School Sport for Life students will play athletes from the Homewood Center in our annual basketball game during fourth period on Thursday, March 16, 2023 (B day). The game is expected to...

2023 regional Poetry Out Loud competition

Yeseo Lim March 3, 2023

On February 26, 2023, students Renee Wu and Zhuoyu Yang represented Centennial at the regional Poetry Out Loud competition. The event was held at the Howard County Center for the Arts and included numerous...

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