Category: Announcements

2023 Eagles Visit the Nest

Words & Photos: Ellie Zoller-Gritz

On Wednesday, June 5, the incoming freshmen visited Centennial in preparation for next year. They participated in a tour and viewed performances from dance, band, choir, and the color guard. They also had a question and answer session with a student panel hosted by current 9th, 10th, and 11th graders.

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BSAP Honors Their Seniors

Words: Madison Baltimore

On Friday, May 17, seniors of African American heritage were celebrated for their achievements. The evening started with welcoming announcements from Walter Pearson, president of the Parent Council for Black Students (PCBS), Sydney Butler, Black Student Achievement Program (BSAP) liaison, and Centennial’s very own principal, Cynthia Dillon.

A potluck dinner began the night, consisting of a variety of finger-foods, drinks and desserts. As families were finishing up their meals, Hadeel Hamoud, Centennial Alum from the class of 2018, spoke to the attending seniors about her first year at college and how it was very different from what she had initially expected.

Butler proceeded Hamoud with a slideshow presentation of all the graduating seniors, including a senior portrait, what clubs or groups they were involved in and their plans for after graduation. Each senior was then invited to the front to receive their BSAP stole and students in Delta Scholars received their chords.

Mark Kabue, vice president of PCBS, presented the winners of the annual Book Scholarship Award. This year, two students tied for the scholarship money, Olumoroti Adewole and Nicole Attram.

Centennial guidance counselors Jennifer McKechnie and JaeHi Hebler also made an appearance at the event to congratulate the graduating seniors for their achievements and accomplishments.

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Cruising Through Senior Year!

Words and Photos: Madison Baltimore

On Sunday, May 19, the annual Senior Cruise took place on the Spirit of Inner Harbor. It was a night of board games, windy hair, and Instagram photoshoots; truly an event the class of 2019 will not forget.

After leaving Centennial, the senior class arrived in Baltimore and boarded the Spirit of Inner Harbor. The group came together for dinner early on and tables were called individually to help themselves to the buffet that had been prepared. After dinner, the seniors were invited to the top deck to enjoy games and warm weather.

The evening concluded with line dancing, dessert, and a half hour bus ride home to Centennial.

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Centennial Students Show Off Their Team Spirit on Jersey Day

Words: Sarah Paz

Photos: Noorie Kazmi

On Wednesday, April 24, Centennial students demonstrated their team spirit by wearing their favorite sports team jersey. Many proud students wore their Ravens jerseys or their Centennial sports team apparel.

Students can look forward to celebrating Decades Day tomorrow. Seniors will wear 70’s clothing, juniors will don 80’s clothing, sophomores will dress up in 90’s clothing and freshmen will go back to the fashions of the early 2000’s.

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