Journalism 2020 Farewell

June 23, 2020

Words: Delanie Tucker  When I started thinking of the possibility that I could become the Editor-In-Chief of the Centennial High School Wingspan, this is not quite how I imagined my take-over would go. When I had my take-over as Managing Editor at the end of my sophomore year, I learned everything I co...

Students Find Outlet in Music During Isolation

June 21, 2020

Words: Emily Hollwedel Quarantine. The word that ties together our county, our state, and even our nation. In the wake of COVID-19 outbreaks nationwide, students and parents are working from home and have limited access to their friends and to most of the things that define late spring and the start of...

Rising Freshmen: Fears for an Uncertain School Year

June 18, 2020

Words: Sasha Allen Last June, prior to the 2019-20 school year, I wrote an article about the worries and expectations of rising freshmen and matched their fears with words of encouragement and advice from current freshmen. In my interviews with these students, I found they were eagerly awaiting the new ...

BLM: A Look at Performative Protests on Social Media

June 17, 2020

Words: Emily Hollwedel In the midst of a virus’ wrath, the nation reveals another deep, old wound that has been with it since the beginning: racism.  Within the span of a month, three names— maybe more— have flashed across television and smartphone screens across the country: Ahmaud Arbery. B...

Centennial Hosts a Counselor Corner

June 16, 2020

Words: Sarah Paz On Friday, May 29, and June 5, Centennial High School counselors organized a Counselor Corner for juniors at 12:00pm. The objective of the meetings was to answer student’s questions about how the college admissions process has been affected by COVID-19. On Friday, June 12, Centennial’s ...

How the Music Programs are Learning Online

June 13, 2020

Words: Hoang-Phi Quy Since April 15, Howard County Public Schools have resumed lessons and continued the online learning program. HCPSS has continually stressed the importance of learning throughout these difficult times.  Unlike regular academic classes, music classes have been particularly difficult to condu...

Class of 2020 Virtual Graduation

June 9, 2020

Words: Delanie Tucker On Thursday, June 4, the Centennial High School class of 2020 officially said goodbye to the last four years of their lives. While the seniors couldn’t have a traditional graduation ceremony because of COVID-19, they were still able to experience some formal closure to their last year ...

Centennial Senior Pick-up Events

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...

The Senior Issue Is Now Available!

June 2, 2020

The Wingspan team is proud to announce the release of its 2020 Senior Issue! Despite the closure of our classrooms March 13, we would not let the Pandemic stop us from printing our final issue of the year. Yesterday, June 1, during diploma distribution, each graduating senior received a print copy of ...

Centennial’s Literary Magazine, Aquila, Launches Virtual Issue

June 2, 2020

The Wingspan is proud to announce that our school's literary magazine, Aquila, has just launched its issue for the 2019-2020 school year. You can read the magazine here: https://sites.google.com/view/centennialaquila/2019-20-online-magazine Congratulations to Mrs. Mancini and her team, and we than...

COVID-19 Quarantine Records

May 27, 2020

Words: Mariam Abd-El-Shafy  On Friday, March 13, Governor Hogan announced that all Maryland Schools would shut down until further notice to limit the spread of the Coronavirus. It has been over two months since the start of the COVID-19 Quarantine. Students in isolation have decided to share their st...

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...

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