American Education Week: Learn More About Your Teachers

November 18, 2013

Words: Miranda Mason and Amanda Ali In honor of American Education Week, we asked some Centennial teachers about why they became teachers and what they love most about their job! Ms. Shipp 1. How many years have you been teaching? -Seven years! I can’t believe it. 2. What college did you go to? -...

Traffic Light Malfunction Causes Delays

November 6, 2013

Words: Miranda Mason On Monday, Nov. 4, and Wednesday, Nov. 6, all first period teachers were told to hold attendance because a large number of students were arriving late for the 7:25 a.m. bell due to a traffic light malfunctioning. The light at Old Annapolis Road and Centennial Lane was not turning gre...

National Writing Day Celebrated at Centennial

October 30, 2013

Photos: Anna Mitchell and Corey Grable Words: Miranda Mason On Tuesday, Oct. 29, Advanced Composition students at Centennial led the celebration of National Writing Day during all four lunch shifts. National Writing Day is a day dedicated to writing and to answering the question of "why write?”...

Senior Crab Feast

October 21, 2013

Photos: Corey Grable Words: Miranda Mason On Thursday, Oct. 17, Centennial seniors returned to the school from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. for the annual crab feast, a night of eating crabs and socializing with classmates. During the event, members of the junior class acted as waiters, bringing crabs out to ...

New POS System in Cafeteria

September 26, 2013

Photo: Anna Mitchell Words: Miranda Mason On September 24, 2013, a new Point of Sale (POS) system was put into place for the purchasing of school lunches at Centennial High School. Use of the new POS system is encouraged, but cash will still be accepted for daily purchases, according to the letter m...

Wingspan Receives Several Awards

September 19, 2013

Words: Emma Harring The Wingspan team submitted numerous entries into the Baltimore Student Media High School Media Contest this past year. The results have come in, and several of Centennial's students were given awards for their work in the publication. Junior, Miranda Mason, received the third place awar...

Deactivated Student Accounts

September 18, 2013

Words: Miranda Mason Friday, September 13, 2013 was the final deadline for students to turn in their Responsible Use of Technology and Social Media permission forms. According to CHS Quicknotes, students who did not turn in their forms will have their access to school computers revoked. Students with re...

Centennial Clubs Unite to Support Fellow Eagle

September 12, 2013

Words: Miranda Mason On Saturday, September 14, 2013, four Centennial clubs will be working together to put on a bake sale in front of the Miller Branch Library from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Centennial’s UNICEF, Salvation Army, Red Cross and Horizon clubs have combined their efforts to plan the bake sale...

Changes to the Cell Phone Policy

August 30, 2013

Words: Miranda Mason Beginning at the start of the 2013-2014 school year, a new cell phone and electronics policy was put into place at Centennial High School and other Howard County schools. According to the Personal Communication Device Guidelines on Centennial’s website, students many now us...

Culinary Students Cook for Teacher Luncheon

May 10, 2013

Words: Miranda Mason Photos: Navraj Kalra & Caroline Oppenheimer On May 10, 2013, current and former culinary students came together in the foods room in order to prepare a luncheon for the teachers during fourth period. The students prepared a variety of foods, ranging from lasagna to veggie skewers...

Sophomores Have Class Ring Assembly

April 17, 2013

Words: Miranda Mason On April 16, 2013 all Centennial High School sophomores gathered for a class meeting in the cafeteria during sixth period. During the meeting, the students voted on next year’s prom venue and theme, talked about spirit wear and discussed class rings. The sophomores all received...

Dancing with the Staff Takes Place at CHS

April 17, 2013

Words: Miranda Mason Photos: Caitlin Martin On April 16, 2013 Dancing with the Staff took place in the CHS auditorium at 7 p.m. At the event, students in Senior Dance Company paired up with a teacher and each couple competed for first place. The event began with a performance by Senior Dance Company, and the duos were introduced with a video of the students interviewing their dancing partners. After all the couples had performed, an intermission was held so the audience could place their votes for their favorite pair. Each member of the audience received one vote with the purchase of their ticket...

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