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The Wingspan

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Top row: Tracy Vickers, Trish McDonald, Middle row: Susan Gerb, Stacy Cashmark Bottom Row: Cynthia Dillon

Leaving the nest: Saying goodbye to our retiring staff members

Tavroop Kaur June 8, 2023

As the school year comes to a close, students and teachers alike are looking forward to a couple months of rest and relaxation in the beautiful summer weather. In our excitement for the summer festivities,...

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The Legend of Zelda: Tears of The Kingdom review

Joey Crossney June 7, 2023

May 12, 2023 was a day of celebration for Zelda fans with the release of The Legend of Zelda: Tears of  the Kingdom––a game that has been six years in the making.  The highly anticipated sequel...

NBA finals preview

NBA finals preview

Ryan Doody June 1, 2023

The Miami Heat and Denver Nuggets have reached the NBA Finals after putting on an exceptional first three rounds, but a large number of NBA fans did not get the teams they hoped for. The Heat and the Nuggets...

Centennial’s first annual AAPI Heritage Month assembly

Yeseo Lim June 1, 2023

On the morning of Tuesday, May 30, students gathered in Centennial High School’s auditorium for the school’s first ever AAPI (Asian American and Pacific Islander) assembly. The audience sat through...

New principal, Same problems

Abby Conrad May 31, 2023

As Ms. Cynthia Dillon’s tenure at Centennial High School comes to an end this June, the school is anxious to meet its new principal for the upcoming school year. Given both longstanding concerns about...

Junior pitcher Zachary Zippy Harris

No shame at the Nest

Ryan Brown May 30, 2023

It’s never easy to walk off the field knowing it’s the final time. You only get four years to play high school sports, and the seasons always fly by. Although winning titles for your school is a goal...

Reading resentment: Why teens have stopped reading for pleasure

Julia Bianchini and Mackie Aro May 26, 2023

Most people agree that reading was an integral part of their childhoods. Toddlers learn lessons of forgiveness and responsibility from imaginative characters and kids explore magical universes from the...

Five, Six, Seven, Eight, Let’s Go! – Spring dance showcase reflections

Alice Kim and Hannah Kim May 26, 2023

Over the span of two days––April 27 and 28––Centennial hosted its annual dance showcase, in which dance program members showed off their hard work from this past school year. Every dancer from...

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What is happening in Xinjiang?: Uyghur genocide

Edwin Wu May 23, 2023

For years the Chinese government has been accused of suppressing a Muslim ethnic group known as the Turkic Uyghur in the autonomous Northwestern region of the Xinjiang. Within the Uyghur ethnic group,...

AP exams: Is the stress and studying justifiable?

Abby Conrad May 17, 2023

AP season: for many high school students across the country, it’s the most stressful two weeks of the year. AP (Advanced Placement) courses are classes available to high school students, giving them...

Will Hollywood ever be the same? What the WGA strike means for the film industry

Tavroop Kaur May 16, 2023

Since the early 1900s, Hollywood has been a pillar of American culture, taking on the role of representing American stories and lifestyles behind a smokescreen of glitz and glamor.  For decades, the American...

Alumni advice to seniors

Abby Rothrock May 16, 2023

As May rolls around, many students are feeling the “senior slump,” including non-seniors. While the race to the end of the year begins for underclassmen, many seniors have an even bigger priority:...

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