Puerto Rican Band Visits Centennial

Puerto Rican Band Visits Centennial

November 15, 2016

Words: Minnie Gregorini Photos: Sabrina Han On Monday, November 14, Los Pleneros de la 21, a musical group from New York, visited Centennial. The group travels to different cities, promoting Puerto Rican culture and presenting the history of the nation’s music that includes influences from other...

Class of 2017 Crab Feast

Class of 2017 Crab Feast

November 3, 2016

Words: Mehnaz Ashraf Photos: Shalini Malhotra Centennial High School held its annual Senior Crab Feast on Wednesday, November 2, from 5pm-8pm. For many this marked the first official senior event of the year. Several groups of students continued the tradition of making Crab Feast t-shirts. Some included quo...

Salvation Army Canned Food Drive

October 27, 2016

Words: Caroline Chu Centennial’s Salvation Army Club will soon hold its annual Fall Canned Food Drive, which will run from November 1 to November 30. All proceeds will go towards Salvation Army headquarters and the Elkridge Food Pantry, where club members regularly volunteer. Cans will be collecte...

National Writing Day

October 21, 2016

Words: Lien Hoang Every year on October 20, the National Writing Day is celebrated across the country. The day promotes writing in which educators acknowledge the importance and evolution of writing. Many students in Advanced Composition volunteered to help out with the events going on around the scho...

Ellicott City Recovery

October 21, 2016

Words: Natalie Costa On August 30, historic Old Ellicott City faced destruction after a very heavy rainfall. “The first few days were devastating”, said Barrington Sweeney, resident of the township. The streets were closed down, and many stores had to close due to the erosion of the sidewalks and buildings. Through o...

Centennial Student Runs for Haiti

October 20, 2016

Words: Mehnaz Ashraf Neil Rabb, a senior at Centennial, participated in the annual Baltimore Marathon this past Saturday, October 15. Rabb ran to raise money for Haiti after it was hit by the devastating Hurricane Matthew earlier this month. The 26.2 mile marathon started at 8 AM and lasted till the las...

Favorite Fall Foods

October 20, 2016

Words: Abby Vall The leaves are changing colors, the temperature has gone down, pumpkin patches have opened up, all signs of the beginnings of fall. Along with the season change comes favorite fall foods. A variety of foods and favorites come into play whether it’s roasted pumpkin seeds, pumpkin pi...

Is it Really “Clownin'” Around?

October 17, 2016

Words: Meghan Moore The modern world is filled with many terrors: warfare, disease, or simply having your phone run out of battery. In August 2016, a new threat has risen in the United States, and that threat is killer clowns. While coulrophobia is a very common and reasonable fear, these “killer” clowns ...

Beijing Students Visit Centennial

Photos Provided by The Wingspan Staff

October 4, 2016

Words: Minnie Gregorini On Friday, September 30, around 60 students from Beijing High School #101 visited Centennial from 9-11:30 in the morning. The students were a part of an orchestra program and came to observe the workings of our own orchestra class. The 60 students went to third period classes with m...

Summer to Fall

September 29, 2016

Words: Caroline Chu Fall started September 22, bringing an end to a long, humid summer. Many of summer’s characteristics will be missed, but fall also has its own merits. Rachel Mathew, a senior, will miss the carefree days of summer, or “not being busy,” but looks forward to a plethora of fall ...

Seniors Beat Juniors in Powder Puff

Photos Provided By Eric Eichhorn

September 23, 2016

Words: Zach Grossman The seniors beat the juniors, 19-6, in the annual Powder Puff game on Wednesday, September 21, 2016. Powder Puff is a fun, yet competitive, game of football between the girls of the senior and junior classes. The juniors came out strong by scoring the first touchdown, however, the seniors ...

Decades Day

September 23, 2016

Words: Zach Grable Photos: Shalini Malhotra On Thursday, September 22, Centennial High School took a throw back thursday with Decade Day. Students dressed up as if they were living in the 50s, 60s, 70s, and 80s. The hallways were full of leather jackets, scrunchies, tie-dye, and boomboxes. Seniors pl...