MDSE Approves Early Winter Sports Start Date

Jeramy Stavlas

October 28, 2020

The Maryland State Department of Education has just recently passed a proposal to allow the winter sports season to begin on December 7, 2020.  Practices will begin December 7 with competition commencing on January 4. The competitive season would last six weeks, wrapping up on February 13. The new pl...

Fall Playlist

Emily Hollwedel

October 27, 2020

A little playlist for getting through the 2020 fall season.  Fare Thee Well by Oscar Isaac and Marcus Mumford  Taken from the soundtrack of the Coen Brothers film Inside Llewyn Davis, a bittersweet film about a struggling folk singer, this version of the classic song conveys both the chill and...

Performing from Home

Sasha Allen

October 23, 2020

Homes have been transformed from just living spaces into so much more; bedrooms are now offices, kitchens are now classrooms, even basements have been transformed into gyms. But Centennial’s music students have had to turn their rooms and houses into stages, performing with their groups virtually.  ...

National Writing Day 2020

Adithi Soogoor

October 19, 2020

Attention all Centennial students! This Tuesday, October 20, is National Writing Day; a day to celebrate creative writing. Students can participate by joining online workshops hosted by Advanced Composition classes or by decorating rocks, driveways, and baked goods with their favorite quotes, words, o...

Preseason Workouts for Modified Fall Sports

Adithi Soogoor

October 15, 2020

In the wake of school closures and quarantine restrictions because of COVID-19, Howard County has implemented social distancing measures and shifted to virtual learning, causing a massive blow to fall sports. The county has mandated postponing the fall season until March 15th, 2021, shortening it to fi...

Seniors Take on Fall Fest

Seniors Take on Fall Fest

Audrey Oaksmith

October 14, 2020

On Saturday, October 10th, the Senior class met at Triadelphia Lake View Tree Farm from 5-7pm for a Fall Festival. This event was put together by the 2021 Class Board and the Parents of Centennial Seniors. Students gathered at the farm in their flannels and masks to roast marshmallows and have a ...

How Student Athletes Have Dealt With COVID-19

Jeramy Stavlas

October 12, 2020

The start of fall sports is one of the most exciting times of the year for a student athlete and the school community. The postponement of high school sports for the 2020-2021 seasons in Maryland, however, has limited this excitement and made it difficult for athletes to prepare for what's to come. ...

Call of 2021 Fall Fest

Delanie Tucker

October 8, 2020

Attention all Centennial Seniors! This Saturday, October 10, the 2021 Class Board and the Parents of Centennial Seniors are hosting a Fall Festival. The event will take place from 5-7pm at Triadelphia Lake View Farm in Glenelg, Maryland. There will be food trucks, hay rides, corn mazes, and more! ...

Entertainment During Isolation

Emily Hollwedel

October 6, 2020

Six months. That’s how long we’ve been in quarantine. Over half a year has passed since students stopped going to school, sports practices, or anywhere else outside of the house. With all of this sudden free time, there’s bound to be boredom. There’s also bound to be an uptick in  media bein...

Clubs and the 2020 Presidential Election

Sasha Allen

October 2, 2020

Right now, everything looks a little different than it did just six months ago. But “everything” doesn’t just stop at our everyday routines; it translates into all parts of daily life, including politics. On Tuesday, November 3, all eligible voters will have the opportunity to go to a polling ...

Welcome Back Centennial!

Jeramy Stavlas

October 1, 2020

The Centennial Wingspan team is pleased to welcome back the community of Centennial High School! These past six months have been a difficult time for all of us, including the Wingspan. COVID-19 briefly halted our publication and forced us to adapt to a new system of writing and editing. We have...

The Sun Rises On Senior Year

The Sun Rises On Senior Year

Audrey Oaksmith

September 30, 2020

On Tuesday, September 8th, the first day of the 2020-2021 school year, the Senior class gathered at Centennial Park at 6:45am for a Senior Sunrise event. Seniors brought blankets and breakfast foods and sat out in the park to catch up with friends and to watch the sunrise. There was cornhole, badmi...

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