BREAKING: All Out of State Field Trips Cancelled

March 10, 2020

Words: Natalie Knight-Griffin Due to the recent Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, HCPSS has cancelled all future out-of-state athletic events and field trips. Updates will continue as information is released. For more breaking news and photos, follow The Wingspan on Instagram and Twitter @CHSWingspan. ...

Aloha from the Senior Class

Aloha from the Senior Class

February 7, 2020

Words: Natalie Knight-Griffin Photos: Noorie Kazmi On Thursday, February 7, seniors participated in the annual Senior Luau. The celebration included luau-inspired foods, a DJ, and a sea of Hawaiian t-shirts. Seniors ate, drank their complimentary slushies, and danced the night away from 5-7 pm.  sk/n...

PLASTIC: Your Evil Best Friend

Natalie Knight-Griffin meets with Principal Cynthia Dillon.

December 20, 2019

Words: Natalie Knight-Griffin Photo: Sara Ferrara Here we are. A generation of radical, idealistic, and often angry teenagers. We see the way the world has fallen apart under our feet: rainforests cut down, carbon emissions higher than ever, ice caps melting, mass extinction, oceans of plastic. We ha...

Seniors Dominate In Centennial’s First Ever Men’s Volleyball Game

Seniors Dominate In Centennial's First Ever Men’s Volleyball Game

September 25, 2019

Words: Natalie Knight-Griffin Photos: Eliza Andrew & Adithi Soogoor During Eagle Time on Wednesday, September 25, the gym flooded with students anticipating Centennial’s first ever boys volleyball game. Following the structure of the traditional powder puff game, eighteen junior and senior boy...

Principal Cynthia Dillon Reflects on Her First Year

Principal Cynthia Dillon Reflects on Her First Year

June 21, 2019

Words: Natalie Knight-Griffin Photo: Eliza Andrew In a school of 1,612 students, a single face passes by new principal Cynthia Dillon. She says hello, just as the student smiles with a welcoming invitation to their club event later in the week. With a beaming look she says, yes, of course! Dillon, ...

Centennial Celebrates Culture

Centennial Celebrates Culture

April 12, 2019

Words: Madison Baltimore Photos: Eliza Andrew & Natalie Knight-Griffin On April 11, 2019, Centennial’s annual WorldFEST took place; a celebration of the many cultures that make up Centennial’s student body. The event started with food served from 5 to 7 pm, followed by rotations of activities, in...

RISE Conference Inspires Students in STEM

RISE Conference Inspires Students in STEM

April 10, 2019

Words: Natalie Knight-Griffin Photos: Eliza Andrew On April 1, 2019, Centennial’s National Science Honor Society hosted its annual RISE Conference. Students interested in pursuing the STEM field attended to explore internship opportunities, meet mentors, exchange ideas, and learn from the society membe...

The Unsung Engineers of FTC Robotics

The Unsung Engineers of FTC Robotics

March 7, 2019

Words: Natalie Knight-Griffin Photos: Eliza Andrew Hidden down one of Centennial’s less crowded hallways (a rarity in itself) and down a rather dim, narrow corridor, is a computer science room- home to the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) Robotics club. As I stepped into the room for the first time, the a...

Annual National Honors Society Inductions

Annual National Honors Society Inductions

January 11, 2019

Words: Natalie Knight-Griffin Photos: Zach Grable On Thursday, January 11, Centennial’s National Honor Society (NHS) inducted it’s 66 new members. The junior inductees listened to advice from the senior members of the chapter. An emphasis was placed on the four pillars of the society: leadership, ch...

Centennial Indoor Track Performs Exceptionally at the 25th Hispanic Games and the Howard County/Anne Arundel County Meet

January 10, 2019

Words: Joey Sedlacko & Natalie Knight-Griffin Photos: Eliza Andrew On Friday, January 4, and Saturday, January 5, the Centennial Indoor Track team competed in the 25th Hispanic Games. Over the weekend, the team travelled to New York City to participate in the annual indoor track meet. Multiple run...

Centennial Showcases Talent in Annual Dancing With the Staff

Centennial Showcases Talent in Annual Dancing With the Staff

October 27, 2018

Words: Natalie Knight-Griffin Photos: Eliza Andrew On October 25, 2018, Centennial’s Senior Dance Company teamed up with a few lucky teachers to perform their annual Dancing With the Staff show. There were four groups of dancer-teacher performances. In between each group was a video slideshow displa...

Centennial Wind Ensemble Opens The Year With A Fall Concert

Centennial Wind Ensemble Opens The Year With A Fall Concert

October 9, 2018

Words: Natalie Knight-Griffin Photos: Eliza Andrew On the night of October 8, the Centennial band program performed an hour long concert showcasing their fall music selections. The jazz band opened the concert with a seasonally appropriate piece, a jazz rendition of Earth, Wind, and Fire’s September...

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