Hallway Pass Enforcement

March 3, 2017

Words: Ashley Berry By now, many students have noticed the new enforcement of hall passes by Centennial’s administration. It began with administrators guarding the hallway outside the cafeteria during lunch shifts, and it slowly moved to announcements regarding the requirement of hall passes. On Monday, ...

Strutting with the Staff

Strutting with the Staff

February 12, 2016

Words: Sandy Eichhorn Photos: Michael Merkey On Thursday, February 11, teachers from all Howard County High Schools came to Centennial to compete in Strutting with the Staff. Centennial had sixteen teachers who impressed the judges and crowd, winning the competition. Centennial teachers Kathryn Carlsen, ...

The Greatest Problem in School

December 2, 2015

Words: Diana Cagas A significant number of people would agree that students are facing multiple problems in school. Balancing sports and clubs with schoolwork and maintaining good grades is the issue that many students encounter. Other students might come to the conclusion that their greatest problem ...

Eagle Time- Study Hall or Social Hour?

Eagle Time- Study Hall or Social Hour?

September 29, 2015

Photos: Michael Merkey Words: Melinda Gwanzura Late last year, Centennial High School's N.E.S.T. program collaborated with the school's administration to create a program now known as “Eagle Time.” This program was seen as such  a success last year that the Centennial administration decided to impl...

Unfinished Paintings

June 18, 2015

Words: Chy Murali Many have seen the painted murals across the walls of Centennial High School. The masks near the auditorium and the piano surrounded by instruments in the hallway next to the orchestra room are some of the many projects the National Art Honors Society (NAHS) has undertaken since th...

Hafets Receives Education Award

Hafets Receives Education Award

April 15, 2015

Words: Miranda Mason Centennial Principal Claire Hafets received The Washington Post’s Distinguished Educational Leadership Award during a surprise ceremony on Thursday, April 9. Hafets was greeted with applause as she walked into the Media Center for what she expected to be a Student of the Month ev...

First Annual Strutting with the Staff

March 26, 2015

Words: Ashley Berry The Howard County Public School System Educational Foundation, Bright Minds, hosted their first ever Strutting with the Staff on Saturday, March 21 at Glenelg High School. This fundraiser raised money to benefit the Bright Minds Foundation and the Students of the Howard County Public S...

New Principal Named for Centennial High School

June 12, 2013

Replacing Dr. Carl Perkins as principal next year at Centennial High School will be current Burleigh Manor Middle School principal, Claire Hafets.

Claire Hafets