Centennial Senior Pick-up Events

Jeramy Stavlas

June 5, 2020

Words: Jeramy Stavlas Photos Contributed By: Adithi Soogoor, Farah Helal, Jessie Gabel, and Constanza Montemayor On Saturday, May 16, Centennial High School held their senior pick-up drive-through for caps and gowns in the Centennial parking lot. More recently, on Monday, June 1, they held their dip...

Teens in Essential Work

May 13, 2020

Words: Ellie Zoller-Gritz Photos Contributed By: Julia Stitely, Noorie Kazmi and Kheira Tuck Every rule comes with an exception. During a nationwide time of panic, there has been a select group of people who have continued to work, despite stay at home orders. These essential workers are allowed to c...

Chromebook Distribution in Howard County

Chromebook Distribution in Howard County

May 6, 2020

Words: Sasha Allen Photo: Adithi Soogoor Online learning is difficult for everyone, but for students and staff across the county who do not have access to a device at home, it is nearly impossible. In order to give everyone the same opportunity to participate in online classes, the Howard County Public Sch...

Online Education’s Grading System

May 4, 2020

Words: Hoang-Phi Quy In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Howard County Public School System has resorted to online classes which started on April 14, 2020. According to the HCPSS Website, the Continuity of Learning program is focused on “delivering learning objectives in a variety of ways” to t...

HCPSS Closely Monitoring Evolving Coronavirus Outbreak

March 12, 2020

Words: Caleb McClatchey The Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) is diligently monitoring the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak as the number of reported cases in Maryland and the United States continues to rise. Superintendent Michael Martirano announced Tuesday that all out-of-stat...

BREAKING: All Out of State Field Trips Cancelled

March 10, 2020

Words: Natalie Knight-Griffin Due to the recent Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, HCPSS has cancelled all future out-of-state athletic events and field trips. Updates will continue as information is released. For more breaking news and photos, follow The Wingspan on Instagram and Twitter @CHSWingspan. ...

Visitors From Korea

Visitors From Korea

January 16, 2020

Words: Mariam Abd El-Shafy Photos: Ellie Zoller-Gritz Video by: Alexandra Valerio On Tuesday, January 14, 12 students from Korea visited Centennial High School to experience the American school system. Centennial has a very strong relationship with foreign exchange agencies; it has accepted many diffe...

Concerns Arise Over Limited Club Interest in Homecoming Carnival

September 19, 2019

Words: Caleb McClatchey As of Thursday afternoon, only 13 clubs had signed up for this year’s Homecoming Carnival. If the unusually low number holds through tomorrow’s registration deadline at 2:10pm, John Sharbaugh, nicknamed the “Carnival King” for his role as the event’s lead organizer, says he ...

Howard County Releases Updated Reports on Lead in Water

March 28, 2019

Words: Delanie Tucker The Howard County School System has released updates regarding lead levels in the water of schools across the county, including Centennial High School. Since September 2018, the HCPSS Office of Environment has tested the water in all Howard County schools for lead. In Centennial...

High School Students to Participate in First Ever Howard County Student Exchange Day

March 26, 2019

Words: Sasha Allen and Emily Hollwedel *Editor's Note: April 1, 2019--This article has been modified to reflect the correct date of the second exchange, April 3. A previous version stated that it was April 4.* About a year ago, Wilde Lake senior Rachel Henry was going about her usual day when she was...

Sara Duran is Named Centennial’s 2019 Teacher of the Year

Sara Duran is Named Centennial’s 2019 Teacher of the Year

March 8, 2019

Words: Javiera Diaz-Ortiz Photos: Zach Grable This morning, Teacher-of-the-Year nominees, along with seniors selected by them, gathered in the staff lounge for the first ever Teacher-of-the-Year Breakfast. At the breakfast, English teacher Sara Duran was named Centennial’s Teacher of the Year for 201...

Centennial’s Future Business Leaders of America Dominate at Regionals

February 21, 2019

Words: Shawn Kruhm On January 19, the Future Business Leaders of America Club (FBLA) at Centennial competed in the Regionals Skills Competition. Four Centennial students placed first, four placed second, and 10 are advancing to the State Leadership Conference. The FBLA is a club in which students compete in vari...