Looking Cute On Ugly Sweater Day

Looking Cute On Ugly Sweater Day

December 21, 2018

Words: Sarah Paz Photos: Ellie Zoller-Gritz On Thursday, December 20, students participated in Centennial’s fourth day of Spirit Week: Ugly Sweater Day. Students donned their ugliest holiday sweaters to celebrate the impending break. Friday is Character Day, where students dress as their favorite holiday characters, officiall...

A Day in the Life of Mr. Anderson

December 20, 2018

Words: Celina Wong Captions & Photos: Jordyn Blanken, Liam Lovering, and Keith Hitzelberger The Story Behind the Story: Photojournalists Reflect Three photojournalists, Jordyn Blanken, Liam Lovering, and Keith Hitzelberger have recently conducted a photo essay that detailed the daily work of Centennial ...

Centennial Hosts Annual Poetry Out Loud Competition

Centennial Hosts Annual Poetry Out Loud Competition

December 18, 2018

Words: Delanie Tucker and Madison Baltimore Photos: Sayak Maity Poetry Out Loud, an annual Centennial tradition, took place on December 13 during periods five and six. “Poetry Out Loud is a national poetry recitation competition that is a collaboration among different organizations,” said Corey O...

Centennial High School Hosts Their Annual Winter Orchestra Concert

Centennial High School Hosts Their Annual Winter Orchestra Concert

December 13, 2018

Words and Photos: Ellie Zoller-Gritz On December 11th, Centennial hosted their annual Winter Orchestra Concert. The concert highlighted the Centennial String Ensemble and Centennial String Orchestra. The concert began with the String Ensemble playing Menuetto from Symphony no. 5 and Suite of ...

Centennial Hosts a Successful Winter Band Concert

Centennial Hosts a Successful Winter Band Concert

December 13, 2018

Words:Thomas Hitt Photos: Ellie Zoller-Gritz On December 10, Centennial hosted their annual Winter Band Concert, featuring Percussion Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Symphonic Winds and the Wind Ensemble. The Percussion Ensemble opened the night with two song selections. The first was an Overture for Percu...

Life in Guatemala: An Interview with Olga Cobo Raymundo

Life in Guatemala: An Interview with Olga Cobo Raymundo

November 28, 2018

Interview: Minah Mubasher What was your life like in Guatemala? My life was bad. Guatemala was dangerous. The gangs there killed my friend, Lucia. She lived next to me and was my best friend. She would always buy me gifts and was very nice. We would do our homework at my house. Would you like to go...

Behind the Curtain: The Unseen Stars of the Show

November 14, 2018

Words: Sasha Allen People go to plays to watch the onstage action, but they don’t always appreciate or even know about how much effort goes on behind the scenes. Lights, sound, sets, props, and costumes wouldn’t be a part of a play without one specific group of people: the tech crew. Without these...

A Freshman Perspective

November 13, 2018

Words: Xander Mauer Freshman year is a time of great change and uncertainty for many people. Most upperclassmen are well adjusted to the high school experience and often forget how strange it all was on their first day of high school. It is important to understand the perspective of current freshmen i...

Marching Band Season Concludes with Awards

Marching Band Season Concludes with Awards

October 31, 2018

Words: Thomas Hitt Photos: Ellie Zoller-Gritz The Centennial Marching Band concluded their season on October 29, by having an awards ceremony and potluck dinner. While everyone finished eating, each section was called up one at a time to receive superlatives made by the section leaders of each section. Fr...

High School Band Day at The University of Maryland

High School Band Day at The University of Maryland

October 30, 2018

Words & Photos: Thomas Hitt On Saturday, October 27, the University of Maryland marching band, the Mighty Sound of Maryland, hosted a high school band day. High school band day allowed high school band students to spend the day with the Maryland band and perform with them during halftime at the footb...

Centennial Celebrates National Writing Day

Centennial Celebrates National Writing Day

October 26, 2018

Words: Serena Paul Photos: Ellie Zoller-Gritz & Maddie Wirebach On Friday, October 25, 2018, Centennial’s advanced composition class hosted National Writing Day. The different activities that took place ranged from contests to cafeteria games. Students were able to participate in contests like ...

Centennial Immigrants Share Their Stories

October 25, 2018

Words: Javiera Diaz-Ortiz Photos: Zach Grable Imagine being raised in a certain culture, speaking a familiar language, feeling tied to a community and knowing no other way of life. For many students, immigration turns their entire lives upside down. Positive and negative experiences alike, immigrants...

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