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The Wingspan

A Conversation With Centennial’s 2021 Teacher of the Year

June 3, 2021

From one of the most adamantly chaotic school years of our time springs the Class of 2021. Despite the abnormalities, little has stopped them from making the most of their final year of high school. This...

26 Years of Immigrant Customs Enforcement in Howard County Comes to an End

Sasha Allen June 3, 2021

For the last 26 years, Howard County has been benefiting from their contract with ICE, or US Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, receiving roughly $2.8 million a year from the majority privatized imprisonment...

The New “Normal”

The New “Normal”

Fatima Masood May 28, 2021

Returning to school buildings to teach should seem like the light at the end of the tunnel after being virtual for so long, yet teachers at Centennial High School seem to be split on how they feel. Current...

Senior Year Closing Activities

Joanne Yoon May 28, 2021

The Class of 2021 has missed out on many of the traditional senior events, and with the Covid-19 restrictions limiting celebrations, the Class Board and administration put together a variety of activities...

A Freshman School Record

Joanne Yoon May 28, 2021

Alyson Abel, a freshman from Wilde Lake High School, won 5th place in a Baltimore Metro area speech competition on March 28 for the 2021 Declamation where she performed a speech for a group of judges....

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....

Juniors Weigh AP Exam Options to Find Their Best Fit 

Jasmine Kwok May 21, 2021

This year’s AP exams have presented an overwhelming number of choices for students. Taking their AP classes in either first or second semester, students had to decide whether or not they needed more...

CHS Immersive Gatsby Production 

Joanne Yoon May 20, 2021

Centennial high school's theatre department will be putting on an immersive production of Gatsby on May 22 from 6pm-8pm. Groups of up to ten people will be allowed to sign up for eight minute slots where...


Sasha Allen May 14, 2021

On April 23, Centennial’s National Honor Society hosted Worldfest. This event has been an annual tradition for years, but because of the pandemic, was moved to an online setting.  The evening began...

HCPSS to Elect New SMOB 

Edwin Wu  May 7, 2021

SMOB candidates share their missions to represent all HCPSS students for a better future Who’s the better candidate for the Student Member of the Board of Education (SMOB)? Students will decide...

Howard County’s Digital Education Center

Sasha Allen April 27, 2021

While students are just now starting to trickle back into the building with each phase of reopening, the Howard County Public School System, or HCPSS, has been planning for both virtual and in-person options...

March Student Spotlight

April 10, 2021

Questions: 1-What is your comfort show? 2-If you could have lunch with one artist, who would it be? 3-What’s one piece of advice you would give to yourself at the beginning of quarantine? 4-What’s...

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