Winter Writing Contest

Centennial’s Creative Writing Club is having a winter writing contest. In your submission, you have to include one or more of the following phrases: “Now is the winter of our discontent”, “Winter dawn is the color of metal”, “From caves of ice and fields of snow the breath of night like death did flow”, and “In winter, fire is beautiful”. Three prizes will be awarded with the first place winner receiving ten dollars. They will be giving prizes for best poem, best short story or novel excerpt, and best use of all four phrases. To be entered into this contest submit your writing by Wednesday, December 12 to If you have any questions or comments, please see Ms. Green in room 226. Good luck! Continue reading Winter Writing Contest

NFL Recap: Week 12

The twelfth week of the NFL season started on Thursday, November 22nd, which was also Thanksgiving. Since 1933, it has been a tradition for NFL football to be played on Thanksgiving, which was started by the Detroit Lions (formerly the Portsmouth Spartans). Every year the Lions and the Dallas Cowboys play on Thanksgiving, although they do not play against each other. There is also one other game played, but this varies by year. This year’s games were the Houston Texans @ the Detroit Lions, Washington Redskins @ the Dallas Cowboys, and New England Patriots @ the New York Jets. Continue reading NFL Recap: Week 12

African American Culture Club Update

If you want to show off your talents and what you’ve got, then try out for the African American Culture Club talent show at Centennial High School this year.  Tryouts will be held December 12th in the IMC.  The theme is Hollywood, so come dressed to impress!  Please contact Ms. Almeda Wright, Mervelline Aflata, Brianna McCoy, or Reo Williams with any other questions and concerns.

NHS: Toys for Tots

Centennial’s National Honor Society is collecting new toys from Centennial students for children for the holidays. Toys are being collected in the main lobby both before and after school. Toys are being collected until December 7th. If you are interested in bringing in toys, please make sure they are new. It is a great cause, and you can help bring a smile to a child’s face over the holidays!