Centennial’s Wind Ensemble Makes History: First HCPSS School to be Accepted to Midwest Clinic

May 3, 2018

Words: Natalie Knight-Griffin On April 4, 2018, Centennial's band director, David Matchim, announced to Centennial’s Wind Ensemble members that they made it into The Midwest Clinic. The Midwest Clinic is an annual conference taking place from December 19 to 22, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. It is a high...

Sharbaugh Accepts Teacher of the Year Award at Board of Education

From left: Daugherty, Lambert, Kruhm, and Chiu.

April 24, 2018

Words and photos: Sarah Kruhm On Tuesday, April 24, the Board of Education of Howard County hosted students and teachers of the county’s 13 public high schools to celebrate those chosen to be Senior Teachers of the Year 2018. Those invited included: the teachers chosen, principals, and students who vote...

Junior and Senior Dance Companies to Travel to Disney in April

March 3, 2018

Words: Mikayla Martin Every two years, the Centennial senior and junior dance companies fly to Disney World in Florida to perform. In these upcoming months, both companies will be working very hard to prepare for this trip. In class dancers run through numerous dances that they will be performing at Disne...

Centennial Students Attend Living the Dream Gala

March 3, 2018

Words: Mikayla Martin This past weekend, February 24th, the Living the Dream gala was held at M&T bank Stadium by the Zaching Against Cancer foundation. The goal in holding this event was to increase cancer research funds, direct patient outreach, and scholarships. Several Horizon club board me...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

Centennial Jazz Band’s Spectacular Eagle Time Performance

February 21, 2018

Words: Natalie Knight Griffin Photos: Sarah Kruhm On Wednesday, February 21, Centennial’s Jazz Band gave a superb and exciting performance in the auditorium during Eagle Time. Free tickets were distributed to students that were interested in attending. The concert consisted of three pieces titled “...

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...

Friends of Music Bingo Night

February 8, 2018

Words: Maggie Ju On Friday, February 23, Centennial High School’s Friends of Music, a fundraising group for the CHS music programs, will host a bingo night and a silent auction in the cafeteria from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Entry is $10 per person or $40 for a family of five, and includes a dauber and a bingo ...

Yearbook Club Photos Schedule

February 6, 2018

Words: Maggie Ju Lifetouch will take photos of individual clubs at Centennial on February 9 and 10. The photo schedule is posted outside the cafeteria. Each club only has five minutes, so everyone must arrive promptly at the designated time. The first groups to be photographed are the honor societie...

Howard County Welcomes Vanderpool Into Women’s Hall of Fame

Howard County Welcomes Vanderpool Into Women's Hall of Fame

February 4, 2018

Words: Josh Horen Photos: Zach Grable On Saturday, February 3rd, Centennial's own Athletic Manager Jean Vanderpool was inducted into the Howard County Women’s Hall of Fame. Vanderpool joins an elite group of women who have played, coached, or been a part of some legendary sports teams. Vanderpool ha...

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