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Alumni Feature: Andrew Adams

Alumni Feature: Andrew Adams

Abby Rothrock June 16, 2024

“Journalism can completely shift someone’s belief and passions and understanding of the world.” Wingspan alumni Andrew Adams reminisces on his experiences as part of the newspaper staff. Adams...

Alumni Feature: Jeff Amoros

Abby Rothrock June 13, 2024

Maryland politician Jeff Amoros states; “Being able to write is just such a foundational aspect of the working world, and it doesn’t matter what your field is.” Coincidentally Amoros’ passion for...

Junior Burnout across the Centennial Student Body

Blenda Undrakhbold June 12, 2024

As a high school student, a common phrase that we have been hearing our whole lives is that “junior year is the hardest year of high school.” Especially with the competitive culture at Centennial,...

Alumni Feature: Alyssa Bailey

Alumni Feature: Alyssa Bailey

Tavroop Kaur June 6, 2024

Centennial alum Alyssa Bailey has always liked knowing things before other people. Coupled with her love for writing as a high school student, Bailey was immediately drawn to Centennial's student newspaper,...

Graduation: A new beginning

Shruthe Yoagentharan and Lily Vuyovich May 17, 2024

It is well-known that the graduation ceremony is perhaps the most eagerly anticipated senior event at the end of the high school expedition. After four, steadfast years of pulling all-nighters, going on...

20 years from now

Abby Conrad May 16, 2024

As I open this blank Google Doc titled “Abby Final Article,” I envision my high school years sprawled out behind me as I stand on the precipice of college. I think back to everything I’ve learned,...

Overworked or lazy? Let’s get personal

Emma Liu May 9, 2024

There are only 24 hours in a day, seven days a week, and four weeks a month. Some days, these time limitations are the fuel I need to get through all of my work and achieve my goals. But other days, it...

Photography taken by Hannah Kim

Do spring showers only bring May flowers, or deteriorate students’ motivations for hours?

Hannah Kim May 7, 2024

As the bright and flowery spring break came to an end, Centennial High School students poured back into the school building, welcomed by a bountiful week of rain. As the seasons are changing, so are students’...

Women’s History Month: Lori Estes

Women’s History Month: Lori Estes

Rachel Middleton May 6, 2024

Estes lived and worked as a teacher in Greece 23 years, advocating for immigrants despite not being native Greek herself. “Greece is a very reclusive society. They looked down on immigrants,” she said,...

Women’s History Month: Toni Ireland

Women’s History Month: Toni Ireland

Rachel Middleton May 3, 2024

Well-known for her positive spirit and endless love for all her students, Gifted and Talented  Research teacher Toni Ireland has established a reputation at Centennial as a supporter for all. Regardless...

The digital camera: A new desire for something old

Emma Liu April 29, 2024

It seems that out of nowhere, small digital cameras have become relevant once again in my life for the first time since I was ten. When I leave the house for a night out, my friends and I have deemed it...

How did Centennial electives host field trips?

Lily Vuyovich April 29, 2024

As the end of the third quarter approached, many students had been looking forward to field trips, such as the increasingly popular spring music trip with theater and dance. While it remained undecided...

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