Students Find Outlet in Music During Isolation

June 21, 2020

Words: Emily Hollwedel Quarantine. The word that ties together our county, our state, and even our nation. In the wake of COVID-19 outbreaks nationwide, students and parents are working from home and have limited access to their friends and to most of the things that define late spring and the start of...

Flying Through Centennial Volume 1

December 19, 2019

Video by: Casper Ambrose, Julia Stitely, Noelle Deal, Keith Hitzelberger, Camryn Desai, Josh Kim Before Centennial leaves for break, check out the Wingspan's first video in our Flying Through Centennial series, showcasing student and staff life. To view the video Click Here! For more breaking news and photos, follow The Wingspan on Instagram and Twitter @CHSW...

In This Corner of the World: A Heartfelt Gem

November 11, 2019

Words: Hoang-Phi Quy Animated movies in our time usually focus on genres such as fantasy and action. Luckily, I stumbled upon a historical fiction based in Japan during World War II. Produced by Studio MAPPA in 2016, In This Corner of the World is a historical fiction animated movie set in 1944 during WWII....

Greetings from Sarfraz Manzoor: An Exclusive Wingspan Interview

The cast and author Blinded by the Light pose for a picture.

November 5, 2019

Words: Emily Hollwedel Photos Contributed by: Sarfraz Manzoor A young Pakistani boy around the age of sixteen is sitting in his room on a wooden chair in the dark. A party, bass thumping, can be heard from a few houses down, a party he can’t attend. He’s holding a cassette tape in his hand with ...

Photo Essay: Artists and the Creative Process

March 26, 2019

Captions & Photos: Keith Hitzelberger, Jordyn Blanken, and Liam LoveringRecently, Art 1 spent the week developing their skills using color.  With colored pencils they practiced blending and completed a color wheel. By practicing these basic skills they can prepare themselves for more advanced...

Centennial Winter Spectacular Photos 2018

Centennial Winter Spectacular Photos 2018

December 3, 2018

Photos: Eliza Andrew For more breaking news and photos, follow The Wingspan on Instagram and Twitter @CHSWingspan....

Urban Plates Restaurant Opens at Columbia Mall

November 27, 2018

Words: Javiera Diaz-Ortiz The Columbia Mall has gained a new, modern restaurant. Urban Plates had its grand opening this summer, in late August. It is located next to one of the mall’s other modern eateries, Shake Shack. Urban Plates offers organic, reliable options to please any craving. To ...

Centennial Showcases Talent in Annual Dancing With the Staff

Centennial Showcases Talent in Annual Dancing With the Staff

October 27, 2018

Words: Natalie Knight-Griffin Photos: Eliza Andrew On October 25, 2018, Centennial’s Senior Dance Company teamed up with a few lucky teachers to perform their annual Dancing With the Staff show. There were four groups of dancer-teacher performances. In between each group was a video slideshow displa...

Three Halloween Movies Through the Decades

Three Halloween Movies Through the Decades

October 26, 2018

Words: Emily Hollwedel The room is dark, the only light a dimly lit screen. No one dares to move, or speak, or even breathe. Hearts pound, and breaths hitch. Suddenly with a flash of an image and a shriek of noise, the people on the edges of their seats lurch backwards in a rush of fear. This is exactly how ...

Sample of Centennial Clubs Out Now!

October 2, 2018

The Wingspan is proud to announce we have launched a YouTube channel!  You can subscribe by clicking here! This is our first video of many to come.

A Look at the Arts & Entertainment of 2017-2018

June 8, 2018

Words: Natalie Keane The year is finally coming to a close, and it’s been hectic, shocking, and beautiful in the world of entertainment. From late-2017 to mid-2018, these are some of the cinematic highlights of the season. Coco - November 22, 2017 Winning Best Animated Feature Film at the 2018 Oscars, Coco...

Centennial Students Sport College Spirit-Wear for Final Spirit Day

May 4, 2018

Words: Lawren Mickenberg Photos: Laila Abu-Ghaida On Friday, May 4, Centennial celebrated College Sweater Day, where seniors wore a shirt that symbolized which college they will be attending next year, but all students were welcomed to participate. There were a variety of different colleges chosen b...