Boys’ Lacrosse and Baseball Spotlight

Boys’ Lacrosse and Baseball Spotlight

May 22, 2020

Words: Shawn Kruhm  Photos Contributed By: Darian Avery, Caleb McClatchey, and Zach Grable On the week of April 20, Centennial celebrated their seniors on the boys’ lacrosse and baseball teams. The Eagles highlighted baseball’s four seniors: Sean Cutick, Caleb McClatchey, Liam Wood, and Zack St...

HCPSS Closing Until March 29, Wingspan on Hiatus

March 13, 2020

Words: Caleb McClatchey All HCPSS schools and offices will be closed from 6:00pm on Friday, March 13 until at least Sunday, March 29 in response to the rapidly developing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak. The decision comes directly from State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Karen Salmon and ...

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...

Muslim Student Association Holds India Awareness Day

Muslim Student Association Holds India Awareness Day

January 9, 2020

Words: Caleb McClatchey Photos: Adithi Soogoor Centennial’s Muslim Student Association (MSA) held an India Awareness Day on Wednesday, January 8, to raise awareness for a new Indian citizenship law which excludes Muslims. MSA hosted a face painting and information session in the morning. Stude...

Centennial Student Section: Drawing a Fine Line

Centennial's student section cheers at a Varsity basketball game.

December 19, 2019

Words: Caleb McClatchey Photo: Sara Ferrara The Centennial student section’s behavior during the fall sports season has brought into focus the delicate balance between spirited and unsportsmanlike spectator behavior. At the Varsity boys’ soccer game against Long Reach on October 10, two Centennial...

Centennial Students Spread Holiday Spirit at Winter Spectacular

Centennial Students Spread Holiday Spirit at Winter Spectacular

December 17, 2019

Words: Caleb McClatchey Photos: Eliza Andrew Students from many of Centennial’s performing arts programs came together to perform the Winter Spectacular for fellow Centennial students on Friday in the auditorium. Members of Centennial’s band, choir, orchestra, and dance programs all perform...

Centennial Performing Arts Programs Perform The Nutcracker

Centennial Performing Arts Programs Perform The Nutcracker

December 12, 2019

Words: Caleb McClatchey Photos: Eliza Andrew & Melissa Notti Centennial’s Performing Arts Department kicked off the holiday season with its performance of The Nutcracker on December 5 and 6 in the auditorium. Members of Centennial’s dance, choir, band, orchestra, and theater programs all ...

Why November? The Truth Behind College Board’s Decision

Why November? The Truth Behind College Board's Decision

November 7, 2019

Words: Caleb McClatchey Photo: Adithi Soogoor For the world of secondary education, the College Board’s seemingly innocent February 6 press release contained a bombshell. In it, the educational non-profit announced it would be making two major changes to the Advanced Placement (AP) program for the 2...

Seniors Attend Annual Crab Feast

Seniors Attend Annual Crab Feast

September 26, 2019

Words: Caleb McClatchey Photos: Noorie Kazmi On Wednesday, September 25, Centennial seniors ate, danced, and socialized together at the annual Senior Crab Feast from 6-8pm in the cafeteria. Seniors spent most of the first half of the night enjoying an all-you-can-eat menu featuring crabs, turkey, ham, green beans,...

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 ...

End of an Era: Hollwedel Steps Away from the Sideline

End of an Era: Hollwedel Steps Away from the Sideline

June 21, 2019

Words: Caleb McClatchey Photo contributed by: Wingspan Archives When Chad Hollwedel switched his major from engineering to education, he knew that, wherever he taught, he wanted to have an impact on the school community beyond the classroom. With sports being a major part of his youth, he also knew that...

Centennial Cheers on Law Enforcement Torch Run

June 6, 2019

Words: Caleb McClatchey Photos: Zach Grable [wpvideo JPnqiMfF] Centennial students and staff took a break from their usual routine Thursday morning to support the Law Enforcement Torch Run, a public awareness and fundraising group which supports the Special Olympics. As students clapped and cheered...

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