High School Students to Participate in First Ever Howard County Student Exchange Day

March 26, 2019

Words: Sasha Allen and Emily Hollwedel *Editor's Note: April 1, 2019--This article has been modified to reflect the correct date of the second exchange, April 3. A previous version stated that it was April 4.* About a year ago, Wilde Lake senior Rachel Henry was going about her usual day when she was...

Sara Duran is Named Centennial’s 2019 Teacher of the Year

Sara Duran is Named Centennial’s 2019 Teacher of the Year

March 8, 2019

Words: Javiera Diaz-Ortiz Photos: Zach Grable This morning, Teacher-of-the-Year nominees, along with seniors selected by them, gathered in the staff lounge for the first ever Teacher-of-the-Year Breakfast. At the breakfast, English teacher Sara Duran was named Centennial’s Teacher of the Year for 201...

Centennial Security Alerts Students and Faculty of Recent Car Break-ins

February 15, 2019

Words: Delanie Tucker Centennial’s security staff sent out a warning email to all faculty today, February 15, highlighting the importance of locking car doors during the school day. According to the email, people of high school age are milling the parking lot looking for unlocked cars. Student R...

Students Come Together for One Centennial Day

Students Come Together for One Centennial Day

February 1, 2019

Words: Ellie Zoller-Gritz Photos: Eliza Andrew On Monday, January 28, Centennial High School hosted their second annual One Centennial Day. During One Centennial Day, students came together to educate and encourage each other to be part of an inclusive environment. As students entered the building they...

Boys and Girls Cross Country Perform Exceptionally at County Championships

Boys and Girls Cross Country Perform Exceptionally at County Championships

October 25, 2018

Words: Joey Sedlacko Photos: Ellie Zoller-Gritz On Wednesday afternoon, October 24, cross country runners throughout the county were ready to take on the hilly, three-mile course at Centennial High School for the Howard County Cross Country Championships. The Centennial boys team ended up taking third place with a s...

Allied Soccer Photos

Allied Soccer Photos

October 19, 2018

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Howard County School Board Narrows Redistricting Options

Howard County School Board Narrows Redistricting Options

October 12, 2018

Words: Delanie Tucker The Howard County School Board is in the process of resolving the overpopulation of several Howard County schools. In a recent Board Meeting on October 11, 2018, the board met for the second time this academic year to discuss redistricting options for upcoming school years. Car...

The Aftermath of the 2018 Ellicott City Flood: Could More Have Been Done?

Two Primitive Beginnings employees, Samantha Kelley and Elizabeth Milano, sit perched on the front step after returning to the destroyed store to begin recovery. Photo contributed by Jeff Braswell.

October 4, 2018

Words: Maddie Wirebach It was the one-in-a-thousand event no one expected to happen twice in under two years: the devastating flooding of Old Ellicott City on May 27, 2018 almost exactly 22 months after the July 30, 2016 storm. Stores, memories, history, lives- these were just a few of the things swe...

HCPSS, McDaniel Announce Inaugural T4T Scholarship Recipients

HCPSS, McDaniel Announce Inaugural T4T Scholarship Recipients

May 5, 2016

Words and Photos: Sabrina Han On Wednesday, May 4, the Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) and McDaniel College joined together to acknowledge the inaugural group of recipients of the Teachers for Tomorrow (T4T) scholarship. The cohort of recipients, comprising six male and five female HCPSS...

Food and Nutrition Survey

May 27, 2015

Words: Sandy Eichhorn Howard County has sent out a survey to all of its high schools. The survey asks questions based on students' experiences with their school meals. It asks their favorite and least favorite foods as well as foods they would like added to the menu. The Food and Nutrition Survey wants to...

Know Your Planet STEAM Expo

March 5, 2014

Words: Miranda Mason Photos: Corey Grable On Thursday, Feb. 27, the Know Your Planet STEAM Expo took place at Centennial from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. At this event, students presented projects that demonstrated how the environment relates to different areas of academics. According to CHS Quicknotes, st...

Centennial Students Score above 90th percentile on National German Test

March 1, 2014

Words: Carolyn Eichhorn For the past 54 years, thousands of level two, three, and four high school German students have been taking the National German Test. This test is administered across the country and could have been taken anytime from December 2, 2013 to February 7, 2014 (at the teacher’s discreti...