Q & A With Mrs. Hafets; Centennial’s principal reflects on her tenure before she retires

May 22, 2018

Words: Meghan Moore This article is an extension from an article in the Senior Issue.  To download your own copy of the Senior Issue, click the link: https://chswingspan.com/print-addition-archives/   Hafet’s opening remarks: I became a principal in 2008, I was promoted to Burleigh Manor Middle School. So my entire 10 years as a principal has been in this communi...

INTERVIEW: One-on-One with Editor in Chief Meghan Moore

May 17, 2018

Words: Julia Stitely As the school year comes to a close, the Journalism team says goodbye to many faces including the Editor-In-Chief, Meghan Moore. The torch is being passed to junior Maddie Wirebach. In this video, Wirebach asks Moore about her experiences in Journalism and her hopes when she leav...

EXCLUSIVE: Up to Code? How ADA compliance throughout the county affects students and their high school experience

EXCLUSIVE: Up to Code? How ADA compliance throughout the county affects students and their high school experience

February 27, 2018

Words: Meghan Moore Photos: Laila Abu-Ghaida How ADA compliance throughout the county affects students and their high school experience= For decades, Centennial High School has been a home for students with disabilities. Whether it be blindness, or other physical handicaps, Centennial has provided a ...

Chemistry Students Have a Blast

February 23, 2018

Words: Meghan Moore Photos: Laila Abu-Ghaida and Zach Grable Mrs. Rice's chemistry student's were able to learn about combustion today, February 23, by watching a demonstration involving an unlucky gummy bear. In addition to the teacher demonstration, students were able to conduct their own experiments i...

Sharbaugh Wins Teacher of the Year for First Time

Sharbaugh Wins Teacher of the Year for First Time

February 14, 2018

Words: Meghan Moore Photos: Laila Abu-Ghaida On February 14, Centennial seniors showed their love for their 2018 teacher of the year: John Sharbaugh. Sharbaugh teaches ninth grade English, and he came to Centennial when this year's seniors were freshmen. Voting began in senior English classes during the last week o...

Centennial Sleepwalks Through First Day of Winter Spirit Week

December 18, 2017

Words: Meghan Moore  Photos: Zach Grable Many of Centennial's student body broke out their most festive onesies-or just rolled out of bed-and headed out the door for the first day of winter spirit week: pajama day. Students and staff could look around the halls and see their fellow peers in unicorn ...

Interim County Superintendent Holds Press Conference With Student Journalists

Interim County Superintendent Holds Press Conference With Student Journalists

October 27, 2017

Words: Zach Grossman and Meghan Moore On Thursday, October 26, 2017, Interim Superintendent Dr. Michael Martirano met with high school journalists for a press conference at the Board of Education to discuss topics that students were concerned about. Martirano began the conference with opening remarks, asserting himself as an ...

Tourist Day

Tourist Day

April 25, 2017

Words: Meghan Moore Photos: Zach Grable On Tuesday, April 25, Centennial students dusted off their dad’s Tommy Bahama shirts and broke out their bucket hats for Tourist Day. Two days into Prom Spirit Week, students sported Hawaiian shirts, high-waisted shorts, socks and sandals, visors, fanny packs. While the...

World Hijab Day

February 2, 2017

Words: Meghan Moore On Wednesday, February 1, 2017, the Muslim Student Association organized Centennial’s participation in World Hijab Day. World Hijab Day is an international celebration in recognition of the millions of Muslim women who choose to wear the hijab. Centennial students had the opportuni...

Spanish Classes Get Authentic Puerto Rican Experience

Spanish Classes Get Authentic Puerto Rican Experience

December 2, 2016

Words: Meghan Moore Photos: Zach Grable On Friday, December 2, 2016, Centennial students taking Spanish IV and V were able to attend a workshop with Maryland based band Los Hijo ‘e Plena for a traditional Puerto Rican genre of music called la plena. New York author César Colón Montijo, a doctoral c...

Bon Appétit!

November 11, 2016

Words: Meghan Moore On Thursday, November 10, students taking French classes at Centennial went to Petit Louis Bistro for authentic French cuisine. “We went in order to get an authentic taste of the amazing French culture,” said junior Isabel Trojillo. Students were able to bring what they learned from the ...

Allied Soccer Falls to Glenelg

Allied Soccer Falls to Glenelg

October 21, 2016

Words: Meghan Moore On Monday, October 17, 2016 the Centennial Allied Soccer team stepped on the field against the Glenelg Gladiators for their final home game. In their final home game, senior players Dominic Roybal, Mike McCarthy, and Jonathan Hanks took charge of the field on both offense and defe...

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