Centennial’s Science National Honor Society is Hosting Their Fourth Annual RISE Conference

March 6, 2020

Words: Piper Berry Centennial High School’s Science National Honor Society is hosting their fourth annual Research In Science and Engineering (RISE) Conference on Wednesday, March 11, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm throughout the school.  The goal of the conference is to educate and inspire high school and middle schoo...

Six More Sign off on the Next Four

Six More Sign off on the Next Four

February 27, 2020

Words: Shawn Kruhm Photos: Eliza Andrew On Tuesday, February 26, six Centennial student-athletes came together for their official signing day.  Anthony Matthews committed to play football at Bridgewater College. Jordan Hinz and Olivia Reese committed to play softball at Washington and Jefferson Co...

Congratulations Mr. Wheeler!

February 21, 2020

The Wingspan would like to congratulate English teacher Thomas Wheeler for winning Teacher of the Year! He is the third English teacher in a row to win the Teacher of the Year award.   ks/pb/dt/nk For more breaking news and photos, follow The Wingspan on Instagram and Twitter @CHSWingspan. ...

Slopek Snags “Health Education Teacher of the Year”

February 20, 2020

Words: Xander Mauer On January 23, 2020, the Maryland Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) recognized three Howard County teachers at an HCPSS Board of Education meeting. Centennial teacher and coach Robert Slopek was among the three, receiving the Health Education Teacher of the Year aw...

Red Cross Hosts Annual Blood Drive

Red Cross Hosts Annual Blood Drive

February 13, 2020

Words: Miles Campbell Photos contributed by: Kristen Lavender On February 12, the Centennial Red Cross Club held their annual blood drive. Teachers and students alike participated and donated in an effort to help save lives.  th/ks/pb/nk/dt For more breaking news and photos, follow The Wingspan on Instagr...

Aloha from the Senior Class

Aloha from the Senior Class

February 7, 2020

Words: Natalie Knight-Griffin Photos: Noorie Kazmi On Thursday, February 7, seniors participated in the annual Senior Luau. The celebration included luau-inspired foods, a DJ, and a sea of Hawaiian t-shirts. Seniors ate, drank their complimentary slushies, and danced the night away from 5-7 pm.  sk/n...

Flying Through Centennial: Midterm 2020 Edition

January 22, 2020

Video by: Casper Ambrose, Julia Stitely, Noelle Deal, Keith Hitzelberger, Camryn Desai, Josh Kim The Wingspan Media Team asked the most important questions to teachers during the midterm week: "Is your midterm hard?" Click here to view the video! For more breaking news and photos, follow The Wingspan on ...

Visitors From Korea

Visitors From Korea

January 16, 2020

Words: Mariam Abd El-Shafy Photos: Ellie Zoller-Gritz Video by: Alexandra Valerio On Tuesday, January 14, 12 students from Korea visited Centennial High School to experience the American school system. Centennial has a very strong relationship with foreign exchange agencies; it has accepted many diffe...

Muslim Student Association Holds India Awareness Day

Muslim Student Association Holds India Awareness Day

January 9, 2020

Words: Caleb McClatchey Photos: Adithi Soogoor Centennial’s Muslim Student Association (MSA) held an India Awareness Day on Wednesday, January 8, to raise awareness for a new Indian citizenship law which excludes Muslims. MSA hosted a face painting and information session in the morning. Stude...

Centennial Celebrates Winter Spirit Week

Centennial Celebrates Winter Spirit Week

December 20, 2019

Words: Sarah Paz Photos: Adithi Soogoor Centennial celebrated the last week before winter break with a Winter Spirit Week. Due to inclement weather, the themes of each Spirit Day overlapped. On Tuesday, some Centennial students showed up to school as if they just rolled out of bed on Pajama Day. Nosta...

Centennial Student Section: Drawing a Fine Line

Centennial's student section cheers at a Varsity basketball game.

December 19, 2019

Words: Caleb McClatchey Photo: Sara Ferrara The Centennial student section’s behavior during the fall sports season has brought into focus the delicate balance between spirited and unsportsmanlike spectator behavior. At the Varsity boys’ soccer game against Long Reach on October 10, two Centennial...

The Wingspan Winter Issue is Out Now!

December 18, 2019

The Wingspan team is proud to announce the release of its Winter Issue! To see it, Click here! For more breaking news and photos, follow The Wingspan on Instagram and Twitter @CHSWingspan. ...

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