The Final Countdown: Centennial Prepares for the Return of Arrested Development

When the show about a wealthy family who lost everything and the one son who had no choice but to keep them all together was cancelled, it left its thousands of fans wanting more. Now, seven years after the end of Arrested Development, the world will finally be able to see more of the Bluth family as the show comes back for another season. The fourth season of Arrested Development will be released exclusively on Netflix’s instant streaming platform, which is a really big incentive for fans of the show to get an account on Netflix. Continue reading The Final Countdown: Centennial Prepares for the Return of Arrested Development

Student of the Week: Cam White

Cameron White is a senior here at Centennial High School. He has been involved in a little bit of everything during his high school career. He has been on the football team, track team, and is heavily involved in the theater department. He is also involved in French Honor Society, Student Council, Thespians, and received a 31 on his ACT. He is the ideal all-around high schooler which is why he was chosen as Student of the Week.

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Fiction Addiction Book Club at UIUC

On April 4, 2013 Centennial Library book club visited the University of Illinois Rare Book and Manuscript Library. This event was a joint field trip with the Jefferson Middle School Library club. Students learned about the care and collection of rare books from curator Caroline Szylowics. Students examined artist’s books-an artist’s book is a work of art as well as a book and is hand made, unique, and produced in any size, shape, or media- and early graphic novels. In March book club members and advanced photography students received a two hour workshop on making artist’s books by nationally recognized artist Bea Nettles. Some of Ms. Nettle’s Books are owned by the Rare Book Library. Continue reading Fiction Addiction Book Club at UIUC

Centennial Reacts to Boston Marathon Bombing

Centennial teacher Peg Miller wore a marathon shirt on Tuesday to show support for Boston.
Centennial teacher Peg Miller wore a marathon shirt on Tuesday to show support for Boston.

Monday, while runners were crossing  the finish line at the Boston Marathon, several bombs detonated.  They killed three people, of which two have been identified as eight-year-old Martin William Richard and twenty-nine-year-old Krystle Campbell.  The third victim has not yet been identified, but the police do not believe that that person to be responsible for the tragedy. Continue reading Centennial Reacts to Boston Marathon Bombing