Centennial Speaks Up For Change

Centennial Speaks Up For Change

February 21, 2018

Words and Photos: Kieran Senisi Today, February 21, Centennial students participated in a walkout to protest gun control policies.  Many students spoke their minds to the student body advocating for change.  Chants broke out as many people are very passionate about this subject. The school was open...

Sharbaugh Wins Teacher of the Year for First Time

Sharbaugh Wins Teacher of the Year for First Time

February 14, 2018

Words: Meghan Moore Photos: Laila Abu-Ghaida On February 14, Centennial seniors showed their love for their 2018 teacher of the year: John Sharbaugh. Sharbaugh teaches ninth grade English, and he came to Centennial when this year's seniors were freshmen. Voting began in senior English classes during the last week o...

A Sweet Surprise: Krispy Kreme Announces Opening in Catonsville

February 13, 2018

Words: Sarah Kruhm Nothing compares to the feeling of pure satisfaction when first biting into a fresh doughnut, and nothing tastes quite as good as the original Krispy Kreme. This spring, Krispy Kreme will open a new location in Catonsville. Previously a McDonald’s fast-food restaurant, the store w...

Breaking: HCPSS Makes Decision to Shorten Spring Break

February 8, 2018

Words: Eliza Andrew On the night of February 8th, Howard County Public School System’s Superintendent Michael J. Martirano decided to shorten the county's spring break from five school days, to two school days. The new spring break will now be from March 30-April 3, removing April 4-6. This decisio...

Friends of Music Bingo Night

February 8, 2018

Words: Maggie Ju On Friday, February 23, Centennial High School’s Friends of Music, a fundraising group for the CHS music programs, will host a bingo night and a silent auction in the cafeteria from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Entry is $10 per person or $40 for a family of five, and includes a dauber and a bingo ...

Yearbook Club Photos Schedule

February 6, 2018

Words: Maggie Ju Lifetouch will take photos of individual clubs at Centennial on February 9 and 10. The photo schedule is posted outside the cafeteria. Each club only has five minutes, so everyone must arrive promptly at the designated time. The first groups to be photographed are the honor societie...

Howard County Welcomes Vanderpool Into Women’s Hall of Fame

Howard County Welcomes Vanderpool Into Women's Hall of Fame

February 4, 2018

Words: Josh Horen Photos: Zach Grable On Saturday, February 3rd, Centennial's own Athletic Manager Jean Vanderpool was inducted into the Howard County Women’s Hall of Fame. Vanderpool joins an elite group of women who have played, coached, or been a part of some legendary sports teams. Vanderpool ha...

Breaking: Time Changes for Next School Year Nixed

December 20, 2017

Words: Delanie Tucker On December 19, 2017 the Howard County Public School System made their final decision in regards to the opening and closing times of all Howard County schools during the 2018-2019 school year: they will remain the same. On February 23, 2017, the Board of Education of Howard Count...

Centennial Red Cross Blood Drive

December 8, 2017

Words: Maggie Ju Centennial Red Cross will be holding its annual blood drive on December 22 in the auxiliary gym. Forms are available until December 15 at the Red Cross table outside the cafeteria during lunch. Blood donors must be at least 16 years of age and in good health. Donors 18 or younger should w...

Maryland All-State Music Students Announced

December 8, 2017

Words: Sarah Kruhm Please congratulate the following students on being accepted as wind players to the Maryland All-State Junior and Senior ensembles. CHS band students occupy nearly 10% of All-State ensemble wind sections, more than any other high school in the state. The Centennial students recently we...

House of Delegates Candidate Visits Centennial’s Young Democrats Club

November 29, 2017

Words: Natalie Knight-Griffin On Tuesday, November 28, Maryland House of Delegates 9B candidate Dan Medinger spoke to Centennial’s Young Democrats club. Medinger introduced himself by walking around the room and shaking the hands of each student, making a personable first impression. The meeting ...

Centennial Holds Jump Start Information Meeting

November 28, 2017

Words and photos: Maggie Ju On Tuesday, November 28, an information session for the Howard County Public School System’s new JumpStart program was held in the Centennial High School auditorium from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Various speakers were given the opportunity to speak, and the audience amassed well ove...