Centennial Travels to Hammond for a Marching Band Showcase

October 24, 2018

Words: Thomas Hitt On the night of Tuesday, October 23, Hammond High School hosted a marching band showcase featuring Wilde Lake, Howard, Hammond, Long Reach, Reservoir, and Centennial. In past years, Centennial has hosted the marching band showcase. However, this year it took place at Hammond High Sch...

It’s Academic Wins Gold at WJZ TV Studio

October 23, 2018

Words: Madison Baltimore On Saturday, October 13, Centennial’s It’s Academic team made its way to the WJZ TV studios to compete against the teams from Sparrows Point and Oakland Mills. The team, composed of junior captain Adam Knox, junior Tobias Moser, sophomore Anthony Duan, and alternates Pete...

The Teachers’ Perspective on the Lack of Resources

October 22, 2018

Words: Celina Wong Throughout Howard County, there has been a spike in overcrowdedness of high schools. At Centennial High School, there is an evident change in the student population. Hallways are filled, the cafeteria is packed, and many new portables are acting as additional classrooms. Teachers are ...

National Hispanic Heritage Month at Centennial High School

National Hispanic Heritage Month at Centennial High School

October 12, 2018

Words: Jenna Marie Torres Photos: CHS Wingspan National Hispanic Heritage Month, which started on Saturday, September 15 and ends on Monday, October 15, gives the Hispanic community at Centennial High School a chance to reflect on their heritage. The Centennial library staff has displayed books in their hal...

The Aftermath of the 2018 Ellicott City Flood: Could More Have Been Done?

Two Primitive Beginnings employees, Samantha Kelley and Elizabeth Milano, sit perched on the front step after returning to the destroyed store to begin recovery. Photo contributed by Jeff Braswell.

October 4, 2018

Words: Maddie Wirebach It was the one-in-a-thousand event no one expected to happen twice in under two years: the devastating flooding of Old Ellicott City on May 27, 2018 almost exactly 22 months after the July 30, 2016 storm. Stores, memories, history, lives- these were just a few of the things swe...

A Stellar Scientist in the Making: Nicole Meister

April 17, 2018

Words: Caroline Chu On March 24 and 25, The 2018 Baltimore Science Fair was held at Towson University. The fair is run by the Towson-Timonium Kiwanis Club, a local scientific organization that is “cognizant of the need to promote the study of science,” according to its event’s website. Impressively, Centenni...

Juniors Suit Up for Practice Interviews

Juniors Suit Up for Practice Interviews

April 10, 2018

Words: Maddie Wirebach Photos: Harshitha Sayini For weeks, juniors have been preparing for a rite of passage: junior interviews. Every year the junior class drafts resumes and dresses up for the mock interviews, a requirement to graduate, in order to prepare for real life interview situations. Originally, ...

Lauren Marcotte: A Force on Centennial Softball

Lauren Marcotte: A Force on Centennial Softball

April 5, 2018

Words: Joey Sedlacko Photos: Zach Grable Recently, sophomore Lauren Marcotte gained national recognition for her outstanding performance in high school softball. She was named a 2018 high school softball player-to-watch by USA Today. “It was an honor to be recognized,” Marcotte stated. Last yea...

New Schools Being Built in Howard County

New Schools Being Built in Howard County

April 5, 2018

Words: Delanie Tucker Photo: Howard County School Board The Howard County School Board is making major preparations for the upcoming expansion, building a 13th high school. On March 8, 2018, the Howard County Board of Education voted to continue with its Mission Road Site for the school, according to ...

Centennial Brightens Up Hallways with Inspire Murals [VIDEO]

Centennial Brightens Up Hallways with Inspire Murals [VIDEO]

March 29, 2018

Words: Maggie Ju/ Photos: Zach Grable/ Video: Julia Stitely In the few days preceding spring break, clusters of New Forms art students could be seen painting colorful murals on the walls. Bearing inspiring messages, their work brightens the high-stress environment Centennial students are accustomed to. The...

EXCLUSIVE: Up to Code? How ADA compliance throughout the county affects students and their high school experience

EXCLUSIVE: Up to Code? How ADA compliance throughout the county affects students and their high school experience

February 27, 2018

Words: Meghan Moore Photos: Laila Abu-Ghaida How ADA compliance throughout the county affects students and their high school experience= For decades, Centennial High School has been a home for students with disabilities. Whether it be blindness, or other physical handicaps, Centennial has provided a ...

One Down, Two to Go

One Down, Two to Go

February 23, 2018

Words and Photos: Sydney Beck On February 16 and 17, the Centennial Varsity and Junior Varsity wrestling teams competed in the county tournament at Mount Hebron High School. Team captains senior Jacob Blyukher (138) and junior Jason Kraisser (145) finished the county tournament strong, finishing fir...

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