Cheering Their Way to the Top: Charger Cheer

By:  Alex Wallner Sports Editor

As the first month of the New Year concludes, we look back on a great month, one that was highlighted by Centennial cheerleading, who stole the show at the conference competition on Saturday, January 24th.  The Lady Chargers stole the show by beating powerhouse Bloomington, Normal West, Central and Mattoon among others to take first place, something they haven’t done since 2009.  The team is exciting; with only two seniors this year, not only is the squad young, but many have gained the much needed experience from this confidence boosting win. Continue reading Cheering Their Way to the Top: Charger Cheer

Darren Criss: From YouTube to Broadway

By Lexi Zahrn – Staff Writer

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying is a musical comedy currently gracing the Broadway stage. The musical is well known for being Harry Potter Star Daniel Radcliffe’s first project outside of the multi-million dollar movie franchise. The show received fantastic reviews that praised Radcliffe’s performance, but the star has passed the J. Pierrpoint Finch torch on to another actor who has something in common with him. Continue reading Darren Criss: From YouTube to Broadway

Early Graduates Get Head Start

By Tara Mobasseri – Editor-in-Chief

Now that it is second semester you may have noticed a change in the size of the senior class. This year many seniors graduated early. They graduate early for many different reasons such as to travel abroad, take classes at Parkland, work, or simply to take a semester off to prepare themselves for college. The Centinal staff interviewed three seniors who graduated early to see what they are doing now, their thoughts and opinions on graduating early and if they would recommend it to future seniors. Continue reading Early Graduates Get Head Start