Blockbuster Black Panther Crushes Box Office Records

March 12, 2018

Words: Julia Stitely and Lien Hoang         Before Avengers: Infinity War and Ant-Man and the Wasp, Black Panther is one of the Marvel movies premiering this year. Already gaining praise from its stunning visuals and the wonderful energy, Black Panther is already top of the box office. The movie showcase...

Lady Bird Flies

Lady Bird Flies

February 23, 2018

Words: Julia Stitely When Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird was released last year, it captured the hearts of many. For a while, it was the best reviewed movie on Rotten Tomatoes ever. Why the positive feedback? Lady Bird’s uniqueness comes from the essence of the real life in it. Young and old relate to ...

Centennial Jazz Band’s Spectacular Eagle Time Performance

February 21, 2018

Words: Natalie Knight Griffin Photos: Sarah Kruhm On Wednesday, February 21, Centennial’s Jazz Band gave a superb and exciting performance in the auditorium during Eagle Time. Free tickets were distributed to students that were interested in attending. The concert consisted of three pieces titled “...

Who Will Win?

February 9, 2018

Words: Julia Stitely An Oscar is one of the most prestigious awards someone in the film industry can earn. Every February, creators from all around celebrate the movies of the year that spark interest. 2017 was an astounding year in film which makes the competition more heated. What most viewers focus on i...

‘The Post’ Review: A Perfectly Timed Retelling

January 22, 2018

Words: Natalie Keane Releasing in theatres on January 12, The Post, directed by Steven Spielberg, tells the true story of Washington Post journalists in 1971, in the midst of the Vietnam War. The film portrays their efforts in publishing the Pentagon Papers to expose private information about America’s involvement...

Is Riverdale Downstream?

January 18, 2018

Words: Julia Stitely The world of TV is expanding with more television shows, piquing people’s interest. 2017 brought us shows like The Handmaid’s Tale, GLOW, Legion and the new, popular CW show Riverdale. Riverdale, which caused massive buzz when it was first released, is entering into its secon...

Netflix’s Additions and Executions

January 12, 2018

Words: Julia Stitely With the new year beginning, Netflix has announced their shows and movies coming to the streaming service this month and those leaving. It was a huge loss with many features being replaced by others. A majority of the Batman movies, excluding Dark Knight and Dark Knight Rises, fou...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi; Does it Bring Balance?

December 19, 2017

Words: Julia Stitely The Star Wars renaissance has had strong movies coming out on top. The Force Awakens had positive reviews and welcomed a new trilogy into the Star Wars canon. Now, after two years of waiting, the sequel to the movie, The Last Jedi, brings mixed feelings from fans and critics. Does it...

Maryland All-State Music Students Announced

December 8, 2017

Words: Sarah Kruhm Please congratulate the following students on being accepted as wind players to the Maryland All-State Junior and Senior ensembles. CHS band students occupy nearly 10% of All-State ensemble wind sections, more than any other high school in the state. The Centennial students recently we...

Wonder Movie Review

December 7, 2017

Words: Natalie Keane Based on the bestselling novel by R. J. Palacio, the movie Wonder hit theaters on November 17, sharing a message of complete authenticity to viewers. For a movie seemingly aimed at kids, Wonder does an unusually good job of bringing depth and underlying wisdom to the screen, whil...

Centennial Fine Arts Prepare for The Nutcracker Performance

November 29, 2017

Words: Shawn Kruhm Centennial High School will be performing Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker on Thursday, November 30, and Friday, December 1 at 7 p.m. The show will be held in the school auditorium. Admission is $10.00 at the door or online at chs.hcpss.org. The show is being presented by Centennial...

Stranger Things Season Two Review

November 29, 2017

Words: Natalie Keane As the end of October rolled around, season two of Netflix’s hit show Stranger Things was released, giving its millions of fans a look at the new problems arising in the fictional small town of Hawkins, Indiana. The story of the second season is now set during Halloween of 1984...

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