Tuesday, May 21st was the last day of school for the Class of 2013. Students were able to leave after their fourth hour final and begin the next steps in their journey. Good luck, seniors. We expect the best from you as you leave the yellow halls of Centennial. Photos by Ni’Shell Johnson
Photos by Maddie Phillips Today began early with students arriving with all of their cardboard boats at 7:45 a.m. After the first flight was set up and ready to go, the races began and the excitement was wild. The races were incredibly diverse to say the least, with some groups smashing records while others sank […]
As we mentioned previously, Centennial’s senior class dresses up for one week in the Spring before they leave the school forever. Below are a few pictures from today’s “Dress to Impress” Day.
As we mentioned in yesterday’s post, each year the senior class at Centennial dresses up according to a theme. Today’s outfits were country-themed, which is appropriate considering we live in Illinois. Sadly, no one drove a tractor to school. Below are a few pictures from today.
Every Spring, Centennial’s senior class dresses up for a week; changing what the theme is each day. Today, they dressed up as Greasers or Socs, which is in tribute to S.E. Hinton’s book, The Outsiders. Below are a few pictures of the students in their costumes.
It’s getting closer and closer to the end of the year and it’s almost time to wrap up the African American Culture Club. On Tuesday, May 7, 2013, there will be an informational meeting for any club members who have interest in running for office; the meeting will be held in the IMC @ 3:45pm. […]
The latest addition to Centennial’s plethora of extracurricular activities is the Fashion Club sponsored by none other than Ms. Dahlke and Mr. Weinberg. Both Ms. Dahlke and Mr. Weinberg are English teachers at Centennial and they share a love for fashion which is why this club came into existence. The fashion club is open to any […]
In all of Centennial’s Spanish III classes, students and teachers have been collectively coming up with ideas in the hope for completing a social action project. The project is completely non-profit and would have the students volunteer so it is by no means required for those who may have plans or those who are simply […]
Is it legal to build medieval war weapons? YES. Jill McLean’s AP Physics classes designed and built model trebuchets, which are catapults designed to launch objects. On Monday, March 11th, the classes were outside doing their trials for their trebuchets. “The overall project was to build a life-size model of a trebuchet that could launch […]
Earlier this afternoon, the Champaign Rotary Club held a luncheon, at the Hawthorne Suites, in which they recognized the selected students from Centennial High School. Six students were selected in the categories of athletics, academics, and activities. Chelsea Cross and Jeffrey Lavin were recognized for their participation in athletics; both award recipients play Varsity Basketball. […]
Whenever there is bad weather, parents and teachers usually tell teens to drive safely. What about the rest of the time we are out on the road driving, though? Each year, roughly 5,000 teens ages sixteen to twenty die due to fatal injuries caused by a car accident. An even more astounding number is the […]
Winter typically brings a sluggish feeling and the desire to curl up by the fireplace and sleep while drinking hot beverages. However, how much of this can be attributed to the cold weather? Is this laziness commonplace, or is there something more worrisome going on? Seasonal Affective Disorder is a type of depression that, when occurring in winter, […]
On Saturday February 16, 2013, the African American Culture Club hosted their annual Talent Show featuring additional acts from Central High School and Jefferson Middle School. The money raised from the show is put toward giving the club’s participating seniors for a scholarship to put towards college. This year, the club took a different approach […]
To most students at Centennial High School, the student parking lot is just a simple space between the high school and the outside world. Students typically only spend a few minutes in the parking lot — just enough time to park their cars and walk to the school building. Due to the fact that parking […]
Do you ever think about what you really want in a boyfriend or girlfriend? The Centinal went around the halls of Centennial asking people what qualities they would like their significant other to have. Many people had generic answers like tall, short, funny, and caring. For example Andrea said: “I want somebody who can help my […]
Since Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, it’s always satisfying to set yourself in a romantic mood. Of course, what better way to do that than with music? This winter take the chance to simmer down and lose yourself in an array of romantic melodies and harmonies. Here are some possible song suggestions for this year’s […]
As the school year proceeds, many students are looking for opportunities and information for up and coming scholarships. All of this could be intimating to an individual, but there are options to make the process easier and to get your questions answered. If you are applying for college, there are a few nights coming up that can […]
Centennial students participated in the school’s first ever earthquake drill. Students were encouraged to drop to the ground, take cover under a sturdy desk or table and hold on to the shelter and be prepared to move with it if it moves.