The State of the Union: Mr. Riddler’s Superbowl

The State of the Union: Mr. Riddler’s Superbowl

Rachel Middleton March 14, 2022

A staple of the American government, the annual State of the Union Address, is one of AP government teacher David Riddler’s favorite parts of the school year. “It’s an opportunity to bring together...

Centennial’s Thoughts on Recent Book Bannings

Rachel Middleton March 8, 2022

Books are a major way for students and teachers alike to be able to learn. They can be fiction or nonfiction and focus on a wide range of topics, but each different genre reflects an author’s imagination. Between...

Literature Meets Learning

Jasmine Kwok and Rachel Middleton December 10, 2021

From the beginning of freshman year to the very last days of senior year, students are constantly introduced to memorable works of literature. They walk alongside relatable characters and place themselves...

The Variation in School Work Between Different Howard County High Schools

Rachel Middleton November 24, 2021

In school environments such as the Howard County Public School System, the majority of students are in at least one GT/AP or honors class, meaning many know that lots of work is involved. This year, especially,...

How Sophomores Feel Returning to in-Person School

Rachel Middleton September 23, 2021

COVID-19 affected students of all ages, whether they went fully in-person, hybrid, or fully virtual last school year. Centennial High sophomores practically went from the middle of 8th grade to their 10th...

How Students Plan On Spending Their Summers

Rachel Middleton June 14, 2021

As we all know, the COVID-19 pandemic put a lot of our previous summer plans on hold, or simply stopped them all together. People were unable to travel to their usual vacation areas, were unable to visit...

How Quarantine has Shaped High School Students

Jasmine Kwok and Rachel Middleton May 27, 2021

The pandemic has brought to everyone a time of distress and anxiety. Students at Centennial High School have expressed their fluctuating emotions over quarantine, varying from exhaustion to motivation....

How Studying and School Work has Evolved through the Pandemic

Rachel Middleton May 19, 2021

In the midst of returning to in-person school for some, and continuing with fully virtual for others, finals and AP exams are underway. Along with that, the spring sports season for school has recently...

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