Centennial Hosts a Counselor Corner

Sarah Paz

June 16, 2020

Words: Sarah Paz On Friday, May 29, and June 5, Centennial High School counselors organized a Counselor Corner for juniors at 12:00pm. The objective of the meetings was to answer student’s questions about how the college admissions process has been affected by COVID-19. On Friday, June 12, Centennial’s...

HCPSS School Facilities Close for the Remainder of the School Year

May 7, 2020

Words: Sarah Paz On Wednesday, May 6th, State Superintendent of School Karen Salmon announced that all Maryland school facilities will be closed for the remainder of the school year. In an online letter, Superintendent Michael Martirano announced that the Howard County Public School System will subseque...

Centennial’s Spring Sports Registration Night

February 11, 2020

Words: Sarah Paz On Thursday, February 20, Centennial is holding a Spring Sports Registration Night from 4:00pm to 5:30pm. Spring sports forms will not be taken prior to the event, so attendance is recommended.  In order to be academically eligible, students cannot have more than one E on their se...

Centennial Celebrates Winter Spirit Week

Centennial Celebrates Winter Spirit Week

December 20, 2019

Words: Sarah Paz Photos: Adithi Soogoor Centennial celebrated the last week before winter break with a Winter Spirit Week. Due to inclement weather, the themes of each Spirit Day overlapped. On Tuesday, some Centennial students showed up to school as if they just rolled out of bed on Pajama Day. Nosta...

Centennial’s Jazz Band Plays with the US Jazz Ambassadors

December 17, 2019

Words: Sarah Paz On Saturday, December 7, Centennial’s two jazz bands opened for the US Jazz Ambassadors in Centennial’s packed auditorium. At 2:45pm, the first jazz band played “Backburner” and an arrangement of “Rudolph the Red-Nose Reindeer.” Junior Susie Park, a soloist, said that “all of o...

HCPSS’ New Color Code Notification System

December 2, 2019

Words: Sarah Paz The Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) is instituting a new color code notification system for school closings. Designed to standardize how the school alerts parents, students, and teachers on emergency and scheduled closings, the system uses five colors to indicate whether HC...

Centennial Hits the Beach

Centennial Hits the Beach

September 24, 2019

Words: Sarah Paz Photos: Melissa Notti & Zach Grable On Tuesday, September 24, Centennial students celebrated Tropical Tuesday by wearing their favorite Hawaiian shirts and lei-printed items. Tomorrow is USA day, where students will showcase their national pride. dt/pb/th/ks For more breaking news and pho...

Centennial Promotes Action Against Climate Change

Centennial Promotes Action Against Climate Change

September 20, 2019

Words: Sarah Paz Photos: Eliza Andrew On Friday, September 20, Centennial students walked out of their classes at the beginning of third period to support the global climate change movement. About 200 students gathered together outside the school and protested for 15 minutes. To encourage fellow students t...

Science Olympiad Team Goes to Nationals

June 14, 2019

Words: Sarah Paz Centennial’s Science Olympiad team, affectionately called SciOly by its team members, traveled to the Science Olympiad National Tournament in Ithaca, winning 29th place. Sophomore B-team member Shreya Vallimanalan said that the team placed 1st in the Environmental Chemistry Event at Cornell ...

Brandon Du and Krystal Wu play with the Columbia Orchestra

May 31, 2019

Words: Sarah Paz On Saturday, May 18, Centennial freshmen Brandon Du and Krystal Wu, winners of the Columbia Orchestra Young Artist Competition, played with the Columbia Orchestra and vocalist Kelli Young at the Jim Rouse Theatre. Wu played the clarinet while Du played the violin. Du, who has previo...

SGA Elections Results are Announced

May 17, 2019

Words: Sarah Paz The students of Centennial voted for their local student government association (SGA) and Student Member of the Board on Wednesday, April 24. The voting window ended Friday, April 26 in which 75 percent of students from grades 9 to 11 voted. On Thursday, April 25, the Howard County ...

Centennial Students Show Off Their Team Spirit on Jersey Day

Centennial Students Show Off Their Team Spirit on Jersey Day

April 24, 2019

Words: Sarah Paz Photos: Noorie Kazmi On Wednesday, April 24, Centennial students demonstrated their team spirit by wearing their favorite sports team jersey. Many proud students wore their Ravens jerseys or their Centennial sports team apparel. Students can look forward to celebrating Decades Day tomorrow...

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