MDSE Approves Early Winter Sports Start Date

Jeramy Stavlas

October 28, 2020

The Maryland State Department of Education has just recently passed a proposal to allow the winter sports season to begin on December 7, 2020.  Practices will begin December 7 with competition commencing on January 4. The competitive season would last six weeks, wrapping up on February 13. The new pl...

Howard County Cancels Final Exams

Jeramy Stavlas

October 26, 2020

During the Howard County School System’s October 22 board meeting, the county came to the conclusion that no final exams will be held for the 2020-21 school year. This is in correspondence with the closure of all Howard County public schools due to COVID-19.  With this year’s 4x4 scheduling...

How Student Athletes Have Dealt With COVID-19

Jeramy Stavlas

October 12, 2020

The start of fall sports is one of the most exciting times of the year for a student athlete and the school community. The postponement of high school sports for the 2020-2021 seasons in Maryland, however, has limited this excitement and made it difficult for athletes to prepare for what's to come. ...

Welcome Back Centennial!

Jeramy Stavlas

October 1, 2020

The Centennial Wingspan team is pleased to welcome back the community of Centennial High School! These past six months have been a difficult time for all of us, including the Wingspan. COVID-19 briefly halted our publication and forced us to adapt to a new system of writing and editing. We have...

Centennial Sports Begin to Meet Online

Jeramy Stavlas

October 1, 2020

On September 21, the Centennial Athletic Department allowed Centennial’s sports teams to meet up again, but only in a virtual setting. Optional team calls take place once a week, with opportunities for conditioning and team-building. Fall, winter, and spring sports will meet Mondays, Wednesdays, an...

Centennial Senior Pick-up Events

Jeramy Stavlas

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...

How COVID-19 Has Affected the NCAA Recruitment Process

Jeremy Stavlas

May 11, 2020

Words: Jeramy Stavlas Through the midst of the pandemic that is sweeping over our country, high school athletes across the nation are worried about their futures in their respective sport. The National Collegiate Athletic Association, otherwise known as the NCAA, has taken many precautions to ensure the saf...

2020 Graduation to be Held Online

April 30, 2020

Words: Jeramy Stavlas The Howard County Public School System has announced a plan for a virtual graduation to be held between Monday, June 1 and Tuesday, June 9. Seniors will finish their online schooling on Wednesday, May 20, approximately three weeks before the online graduation is expected to be hel...

Centennial Varsity Boys’ Basketball Starts the Season Strong

December 10, 2019

Words: Jeramy Stavlas Centennial High School’s Varsity basketball team has entered a new era after the departure of 12-year head coach Chad Hollwedel. Now, under the hands of coach Chris Sanders, the team looks to continue their legacy of a team built from integrity and winning nature.  On Friday, Decem...

Centennial Cross Country Races at the State Championship

Centennial Cross Country Races at the State Championship

November 18, 2019

Words: Jeramy Stavlas Photos contributed by: Matthew Bryman and Madelyn Mielke After outstanding performances at the county and regional championships, the Centennial cross country teams raced at the 3A Maryland State Championship on Saturday, November 9. The boys’ team placed second, while the gir...

Connor Carpenter: Civil Servant for Centennial and Beyond

October 30, 2019

Words: Jeramy Stavlas For the past three winter and spring sports seasons at Centennial High School, senior Connor Carpenter has been seen on either the court or the field, playing big roles for the school’s basketball and lacrosse teams. His impact on Centennial’s sports teams goes far beyond his play o...

Centennial Cross Country Teams Look to Capture State Titles

Centennial Cross Country Teams Look to Capture State Titles

October 29, 2019

Words: Jeramy Stavlas Photo: Ellie Zoller-Gritz Starting the season ranked as the 40th best cross country team in Milesplit Maryland's annual pre-season rankings, Centennial’s boys’ team had clearly taken a step back from last year. With six of seven Varsity runners graduating, the 2018 division 3A...

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