Centennial Paints Out the Competition

Centennial Paints Out the Competition

May 29, 2018

Words: Natalie Keane / Photos by: Nan Collins The Centennial art department continues to make great strides in the art community. The achievements have all been won by student artists, and their entries into these contests showcase significantly what Centennial’s art program is capable of. In April, j...

Centennial Celebrates Senior Breakfast

Centennial Celebrates Senior Breakfast

May 23, 2018

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Centennial’s STEM Successes Recognized at Celebration of Excellence

Centennial's STEM Successes Recognized at Celebration of Excellence

May 15, 2018

Words: Maggie Ju / Photos: Piper Berry The Celebration of Excellence for Intern-Mentor and Independent Research students was held on Wednesday, May 2, in the Centennial cafeteria. Complex, intriguing projects that showcased the accomplishments of Centennial students were displayed. This is the last year ...

Centennial’s It’s Academic Team Wins 7th in the Nation

Centennial's It’s Academic Team Wins 7th in the Nation

May 9, 2018

Words: Hibah Khan / Photos: Caio Goolsby The Centennial “A” JV It’s Academic team was ranked 7th in the nation at the History Bowl on April 28th from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. in Crystal City, VA. Three It’s Academic JV teams and one Varsity team qualified for the National Tournament. The “A” JV...

Centennial’s Wind Ensemble Makes History: First HCPSS School to be Accepted to Midwest Clinic

May 3, 2018

Words: Natalie Knight-Griffin On April 4, 2018, Centennial's band director, David Matchim, announced to Centennial’s Wind Ensemble members that they made it into The Midwest Clinic. The Midwest Clinic is an annual conference taking place from December 19 to 22, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. It is a high...

Prom Spirit Week off to a Sleepy Start

April 30, 2018

Words: Maggie Ju Photos: Laila Abu-Ghaida On Monday, April 30, Centennial staff and students kicked off Prom Spirit Week in cozy pajamas. Some donned fluffy onesies, long bathrobes, and even sleep masks to participate. For the students finishing PARCC, it was a relief to end the stressful testing in comfor...

Sharbaugh Accepts Teacher of the Year Award at Board of Education

From left: Daugherty, Lambert, Kruhm, and Chiu.

April 24, 2018

Words and photos: Sarah Kruhm On Tuesday, April 24, the Board of Education of Howard County hosted students and teachers of the county’s 13 public high schools to celebrate those chosen to be Senior Teachers of the Year 2018. Those invited included: the teachers chosen, principals, and students who vote...

Centennial’s Mock Trial Team To State Semifinals

April 18, 2018

Words: Natalie Keane From Thursday, April 19, to Friday, April 20, Centennial High’s very own Mock Trial team will be attending the Mock Trial State Semifinals in Annapolis, Maryland. They are this year’s county champions, and have previously won both rounds of Circuit Championships against Rockbr...

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, ...

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 Welcomes First Ever Student-Run One Centennial

April 5, 2018

Words: Maddie Wirebach   Last Thursday, Centennial students had the opportunity to participate in the first-ever One Centennial event. The theme, Unity in Diversity, was aimed at helping students better understand the differences among them to ultimately unite Centennial as a school. With 28 w...

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...