Centennial’s LGBT Students Celebrate Pride Month

Centennial’s LGBT Students Celebrate Pride Month

June 13, 2018

Words: Maggie Ju June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month, highlighting inner diversity. Centennial’s LGBT students, particularly members of the school’s Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA), could not be more enthusiastic about it. “I’m going to do everything gay,” declared...

BREAKING- Cynthia Dillon Named CHS Principal for 2018-2019 School Year

June 7, 2018

Words: Maggie Ju According to a public document released by the Howard County Public Schools Board, Cynthia Dillon has been announced as Centennial High School’s new principal for the 2018-2019 school year. Dillon is the current principal of Patapsco Middle School, where she has worked for eight years. ...

Centennial’s STEM Successes Recognized at Celebration of Excellence

Centennial's STEM Successes Recognized at Celebration of Excellence

May 15, 2018

Words: Maggie Ju / Photos: Piper Berry The Celebration of Excellence for Intern-Mentor and Independent Research students was held on Wednesday, May 2, in the Centennial cafeteria. Complex, intriguing projects that showcased the accomplishments of Centennial students were displayed. This is the last year ...

Centennial’s Model UN Celebrates Year with Banquet

Centennial's Model UN Celebrates Year with Banquet

May 9, 2018

Words and Photos: Maggie Ju Centennial’s Model United Nations Club hosted its annual end-of-year potluck banquet on Friday, May 4, in the school cafeteria. Dozens attended to look back on and celebrate a successful year of conferences. The event kicked off with a slideshow of the year’s events, showcasing the dele...

Prom Spirit Week off to a Sleepy Start

April 30, 2018

Words: Maggie Ju Photos: Laila Abu-Ghaida On Monday, April 30, Centennial staff and students kicked off Prom Spirit Week in cozy pajamas. Some donned fluffy onesies, long bathrobes, and even sleep masks to participate. For the students finishing PARCC, it was a relief to end the stressful testing in comfor...

Centennial Celebrates Diversity at WorldFest

Centennial Celebrates Diversity at WorldFest

April 16, 2018

Words: Maggie Ju/ Photos: Harshitha Sayini The CHS National Honor Society and the Dance Honor Society presented WorldFest, a celebration of student and staff diversity, on Thursday, April 12 from 5 to 9 p.m. It was an extremely successful event, and students could be seen throughout the school. Most st...

Centennial Brightens Up Hallways with Inspire Murals [VIDEO]

Centennial Brightens Up Hallways with Inspire Murals [VIDEO]

March 29, 2018

Words: Maggie Ju/ Photos: Zach Grable/ Video: Julia Stitely In the few days preceding spring break, clusters of New Forms art students could be seen painting colorful murals on the walls. Bearing inspiring messages, their work brightens the high-stress environment Centennial students are accustomed to. The...

New Forms Art Students Create Inspiring Murals

March 21, 2018

Words: Maggie Ju Nineteen students in the New Forms art class will be participating in the Inspire Mural Project, scheduled for Thursday, March 22, but is postponed due to inclement weather closings. Instructed by art teacher Mark Hanssen, these upperclassmen are creating murals based on Centennial’s values t...

CHS Theatre Proudly Presents: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

March 14, 2018

Words: Maggie Ju Centennial Theatre Department students will be performing The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee in the auditorium at its spring musical. Showtimes are 7 p.m. from March 22 to 24, and 2 p.m. on March 25. Tickets are $8 online until March 15, but will increase to $12 after. They ...

Eagles Celebrate Women’s History Month

March 13, 2018

Words: Maggie Ju At Centennial, many students advocate for women’s rights, adding their own impact to women’s history. The month of March was designated by Congress as Women’s History Month in 1987, giving these students a special platform for voicing their ideas. Centennial has three clubs dedi...

Centennial Science Students Showcase Their Knowledge at Know Your Planet Night

Centennial Science Students Showcase Their Knowledge at Know Your Planet Night

March 3, 2018

Words and photos: Maggie Ju On Thursday, March 2, Know Your Planet Night was held in the cafeteria from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The majority of the presenters were freshmen or sophomores who did projects for either Earth and Space science or Biology class. Along with neat, decorated boards, students engaged ...

Centennial’s Model UN Takes on Johns Hopkins Model UN Conference

February 23, 2018

Words: Maggie Ju 36 delegates from Centennial’s Model United Nations club attended the Johns Hopkins Model UN Conference (JHUMUNC) in the Hilton Baltimore from February 8 to 11. Nearly 1,800 delegates, a record high, were present. Organized and staffed by Johns Hopkins' students, the conference’s six sess...

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