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Farewell from the Editor in Chief!

Joanne Yoon May 16, 2024

As I sit here looking for the words to sum up my time with The Wingspan, nothing seems like enough to encapsulate what I’ve experienced over the past four years.  So much of my high school career...

Teacher of the Year 2024

Hannah Elpus May 16, 2024

Jeremy Whitaker, one of Centennial’s well-loved history teachers, was named Teacher of the Year for the 2023-2024 school year.  Whitaker has been nominated multiple times for this outstanding award...

20 years from now

Abby Conrad May 16, 2024

As I open this blank Google Doc titled “Abby Final Article,” I envision my high school years sprawled out behind me as I stand on the precipice of college. I think back to everything I’ve learned,...

Who was on theme at this year’s Met Gala?

Vironica Brunson May 15, 2024

Hollywood stars attended the 2024 Met Gala in New York, on the first Monday of May. Viewers were excited for the theme, as Anna Wintour, who has been the lead chairperson of the MET since 1995, decided...

Cowboy Carter: Album review

On March 24, 2024, renowned singer-songwriter, Beyoncé, took headlines for revamping her musical career with the release of Cowboy Carter, receiving an equilibrium of both praise and critique.  Cowboy...

Prestigious or practical? The hot debate of college verdicts

Rachel Middleton May 15, 2024

Amid college acceptances and rejections being announced, the inevitable conversation of finances arises among family and friends. Whether it be tuition, the rewarding of scholarships, or the seemingly...

All screenshots by: Joey Crossney, App by: Riley Testut

Delta: Game Emulator: The battle of emulation and game preservation

Joey Crossney May 15, 2024

Apr. 18, 2024 was a big day for game emulation enthusiasts and gamers alike. The Delta: Game Emulator was released on the Apple app store by a developer named Riley Testut. The app is completely free yet...

A rightful reunion with the Heisman

A rightful reunion with the Heisman

Ryan Brown May 10, 2024

Following an amazing season with the USC Trojans in 2005, running back Reggie Bush won the coveted Heisman Trophy, becoming the first non-quarterback in six years to take home the award. However, following...

Overworked or lazy? Let’s get personal

Emma Liu May 9, 2024

There are only 24 hours in a day, seven days a week, and four weeks a month. Some days, these time limitations are the fuel I need to get through all of my work and achieve my goals. But other days, it...

Centennial’s girl’s lacrosse team huddles during a game against Howard on April 24

“No one works harder than Centennial athletes”: Girls’ lacrosse ends regular season on note of resiliency

Abby Conrad May 7, 2024

“No one works harder than Centennial athletes”: Girls’ Lacrosse Ends Regular Season on Note of Resiliency To say that Centennial’s girl’s lacrosse team has had a difficult season would be...

Photography taken by Hannah Kim

Do spring showers only bring May flowers, or deteriorate students’ motivations for hours?

Hannah Kim May 7, 2024

As the bright and flowery spring break came to an end, Centennial High School students poured back into the school building, welcomed by a bountiful week of rain. As the seasons are changing, so are students’...

Women’s History Month: Lori Estes

Women’s History Month: Lori Estes

Rachel Middleton May 6, 2024

Estes lived and worked as a teacher in Greece 23 years, advocating for immigrants despite not being native Greek herself. “Greece is a very reclusive society. They looked down on immigrants,” she said,...

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