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Breaking the ice: A CFSC “The Nutcracker” review

Yeseo Lim February 20, 2024

While each production of “The Nutcracker” is unique, its magic consistently transcends the boundaries of time and language. In a deep dive into the ballet and its origins, National Public Radio (NPR)...

“The Color Red”; The embarrassing Golden Globes monologue of Jo Koy

Rachel Middleton February 2, 2024

The 2024 Golden Globes were attended by numerous A-list actors, with winners like Emma Stone for Best Female Performance in a Comedy and Cillian Murphy for Best Male Performance in a Drama, as well as...

Girls and boys varsity basketball: The secret to a successful team

Girls and boys varsity basketball: The secret to a successful team

Abby Rothrock January 31, 2024

This winter sports season, Girls Varsity Basketball Coach Stefan and Boys Varsity Basketball Coach Slopek are certain that their teams will have lots of success, both on the court, and off. For Slopek,...

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“The Boy and the Heron”: A Delightful Confusion (Movie Analysis)

Hannah Kim January 29, 2024

Excited fans across the world have sorely missed the works of Hayao Miyazaki since his latest film, “The Wind Rises.” Other movies by him such as “Spirited Away” and “Howl’s Moving Castle”...

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“The Hunger Games: The Ballad of the Songbirds & Snakes” review

Abby Rothrock December 21, 2023

The prequel to the Hunger Games book series; “The Ballad of the Songbirds & Snakes,” contributes a perspective that many Hunger Games fans have been eager to see adapted into live action and resulted...

Behind the scenes of homecoming week

Teju Reddi November 15, 2023

Tuesday, October 9 marked the beginning of Centennial’s annual Homecoming week. The week was full of festivities, with Eagle spirit running high through the student body. Behind these elaborate events...

College application advice: Unfiltered

Abby Conrad and Rachel Middleton October 31, 2023

As the hallways are buzzing with talks of college applications, The Wingspan went straight to the source to uncover the truth behind the application process. Watch the video to hear about seniors Joanna...

Principal Dr. Miller, photography taken by Hannah Kim

New Principal, New Policies at Centennial High School

Hannah Kim and Yeseo Lim September 26, 2023

Every morning without fail, Dr. Joelle Miller greets students as they walk into the building, lighting up the hallways of Centennial High School with her contagious smile.  Having started her educational...

The Chamber Orchestra performing at the Pops Concert

Pops Concert

Teju Reddi and Kinza Nadeem June 9, 2023

With many outstanding concerts of this year, the Pops Concert this May has truly stood out as spectacular, leaving many students excited for future performances. While it was the last concert at Centennial...

Top row: Kelly Vickers, Trish McDonald, Middle row: Susan Gerb, Stacy Cashmark Bottom Row: Cynthia Dillon, Bottom Right: Linda Norris

Leaving the nest: Saying goodbye to our retiring staff members

Tavroop Kaur June 8, 2023

As the school year comes to a close, students and teachers alike are looking forward to a couple months of rest and relaxation in the beautiful summer weather. In our excitement for the summer festivities,...

Will Hollywood ever be the same? What the WGA strike means for the film industry

Tavroop Kaur May 16, 2023

Since the early 1900s, Hollywood has been a pillar of American culture, taking on the role of representing American stories and lifestyles behind a smokescreen of glitz and glamor.  For decades, the American...

Alumni advice to seniors

Abby Rothrock May 16, 2023

As May rolls around, many students are feeling the “senior slump,” including non-seniors. While the race to the end of the year begins for underclassmen, many seniors have an even bigger priority:...

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