Teens in Essential Work

May 13, 2020

Words: Ellie Zoller-Gritz Photos Contributed By: Julia Stitely, Noorie Kazmi and Kheira Tuck Every rule comes with an exception. During a nationwide time of panic, there has been a select group of people who have continued to work, despite stay at home orders. These essential workers are allowed to c...

How COVID-19 Has Affected the NCAA Recruitment Process

May 11, 2020

Words: Jeramy Stavlas Through the midst of the pandemic that is sweeping over our country, high school athletes across the nation are worried about their futures in their respective sport. The National Collegiate Athletic Association, otherwise known as the NCAA, has taken many precautions to ensure the saf...

Video of Centennial Students’ First Week of Online Classes is Out Now!

May 8, 2020

Video By: Julia Stitely, Casper Ambrose and Noelle Deal. Our return back to YouTube is a video about students’ first hand experiences with distance learning.  Click here to view the video! For more breaking news and photos, follow The Wingspan on Instagram and Twitter @CHSWingspan....

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...

Chromebook Distribution in Howard County

Chromebook Distribution in Howard County

May 6, 2020

Words: Sasha Allen Photo: Adithi Soogoor Online learning is difficult for everyone, but for students and staff across the county who do not have access to a device at home, it is nearly impossible. In order to give everyone the same opportunity to participate in online classes, the Howard County Public Sch...

Art Students Stuck in Quarantine

May 5, 2020

Words: Natalie Keane Centennial students have been out of school since March 13, and the coronavirus quarantine is still in full effect. Art students at Centennial, amidst the confusion and concern, are now tasked with creating their art exclusively from home, with no access to the materials or reso...

Online Education’s Grading System

May 4, 2020

Words: Hoang-Phi Quy In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Howard County Public School System has resorted to online classes which started on April 14, 2020. According to the HCPSS Website, the Continuity of Learning program is focused on “delivering learning objectives in a variety of ways” to t...

2020 Graduation to be Held Online

April 30, 2020

Words: Jeramy Stavlas The Howard County Public School System has announced a plan for a virtual graduation to be held between Monday, June 1 and Tuesday, June 9. Seniors will finish their online schooling on Wednesday, May 20, approximately three weeks before the online graduation is expected to be hel...

HCPSS Closing Until March 29, Wingspan on Hiatus

March 13, 2020

Words: Caleb McClatchey All HCPSS schools and offices will be closed from 6:00pm on Friday, March 13 until at least Sunday, March 29 in response to the rapidly developing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak. The decision comes directly from State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Karen Salmon and ...

TedX: Students Share Their Stories

March 13, 2020

Words: Mariam Abd El-Shafy On Thursday, February 27, Centennial High School’s Young Democrats held a TedX Talk from 6:00pm until 9:00pm. There were eight speakers, Emily Kim, Farah Helal, Natalie Knight-Griffin, Calvin Lee, Brendan Hlibok, Hibah Khan, Adam Goldstein, Caio Goolsby, and two workshop hosts Pe...

The Wingspan’s March Issue is Out Now!

March 13, 2020

The Wingspan team is proud to announce the release of its March Issue! To see it, Click here! For more breaking news and photos, follow The Wingspan on Instagram and Twitter @CHSWingspan.   ...

HCPSS Closely Monitoring Evolving Coronavirus Outbreak

March 12, 2020

Words: Caleb McClatchey The Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) is diligently monitoring the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak as the number of reported cases in Maryland and the United States continues to rise. Superintendent Michael Martirano announced Tuesday that all out-of-stat...

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