Rising Freshmen: Fears for an Uncertain School Year

Sasha Allen

June 18, 2020

Words: Sasha Allen Last June, prior to the 2019-20 school year, I wrote an article about the worries and expectations of rising freshmen and matched their fears with words of encouragement and advice from current freshmen. In my interviews with these students, I found they were eagerly awaiting the new ...

BLM: A Look at Performative Protests on Social Media

Emily Hollwedel

June 17, 2020

Words: Emily Hollwedel In the midst of a virus’ wrath, the nation reveals another deep, old wound that has been with it since the beginning: racism.  Within the span of a month, three names— maybe more— have flashed across television and smartphone screens across the country: Ahmaud Arbery. Bre...

Centennial Hosts a Counselor Corner

Sarah Paz

June 16, 2020

Words: Sarah Paz On Friday, May 29, and June 5, Centennial High School counselors organized a Counselor Corner for juniors at 12:00pm. The objective of the meetings was to answer student’s questions about how the college admissions process has been affected by COVID-19. On Friday, June 12, Centennial’s...

How the Music Programs are Learning Online

June 13, 2020

Words: Hoang-Phi Quy Since April 15, Howard County Public Schools have resumed lessons and continued the online learning program. HCPSS has continually stressed the importance of learning throughout these difficult times.  Unlike regular academic classes, music classes have been particularly difficult to condu...

Class of 2020 Virtual Graduation

Delanie Tucker

June 9, 2020

Words: Delanie Tucker On Thursday, June 4, the Centennial High School class of 2020 officially said goodbye to the last four years of their lives. While the seniors couldn’t have a traditional graduation ceremony because of COVID-19, they were still able to experience some formal closure to their ...

Centennial Senior Pick-up Events

Jeramy Stavlas

June 5, 2020

Words: Jeramy Stavlas Photos Contributed By: Adithi Soogoor, Farah Helal, Jessie Gabel, and Constanza Montemayor On Saturday, May 16, Centennial High School held their senior pick-up drive-through for caps and gowns in the Centennial parking lot. More recently, on Monday, June 1, they held their dip...

COVID-19 Quarantine Records

May 27, 2020

Words: Mariam Abd-El-Shafy  On Friday, March 13, Governor Hogan announced that all Maryland Schools would shut down until further notice to limit the spread of the Coronavirus. It has been over two months since the start of the COVID-19 Quarantine. Students in isolation have decided to share their st...

Boys’ Lacrosse and Baseball Spotlight

Boys’ Lacrosse and Baseball Spotlight

May 22, 2020

Words: Shawn Kruhm  Photos Contributed By: Darian Avery, Caleb McClatchey, and Zach Grable On the week of April 20, Centennial celebrated their seniors on the boys’ lacrosse and baseball teams. The Eagles highlighted baseball’s four seniors: Sean Cutick, Caleb McClatchey, Liam Wood, and Zack St...

One-on-One with Editor-in-Chief: Piper Berry 2019-20

May 18, 2020

Video by: Julia Stitely As the year comes to a close, Delanie Tucker, the next Editor-in-Chief of the Wingspan, interviews Piper Berry over Zoom about her experience as Editor-in-Chief during the 2019-20 school year. Click here to view the video! th/dt/sa/js For more breaking news and photos, fol...

Senior Spotlight

May 15, 2020

The Wingspan is proud to present a new page on our website, CHS Senior Athletes in the Spotlight: Spring 2020! This page features the senior varsity athletes who were unable to play in their respective spring sports due to the COVID-19 shutdown of high school athletic events. We offer a huge shout ou...

Teens in Essential Work

May 13, 2020

Words: Ellie Zoller-Gritz Photos Contributed By: Julia Stitely, Noorie Kazmi and Kheira Tuck Every rule comes with an exception. During a nationwide time of panic, there has been a select group of people who have continued to work, despite stay at home orders. These essential workers are allowed to c...

How COVID-19 Has Affected the NCAA Recruitment Process

Jeremy Stavlas

May 11, 2020

Words: Jeramy Stavlas Through the midst of the pandemic that is sweeping over our country, high school athletes across the nation are worried about their futures in their respective sport. The National Collegiate Athletic Association, otherwise known as the NCAA, has taken many precautions to ensure the saf...