Day: December 19, 2013

Centennial Expressions to Perform with Kenny Rogers

Centennial Expressions performs regularly around the community at events such as Illini Friday and recently alongside Centennial Orchestra at the Orchestra’s winter concert. These performances are normal occurrences that the choir students are used to, but Expressions has been given the opportunity to perform for an audience much larger than […]

Seniors: Tis the Season

“Tis the season for an ugly Christmas sweater!” said the class of 2014. Centennial seniors managed to carry on yet another school tradition by wear ugly Christmas sweaters, or any festive holiday wear that they owned! Dozens of seniors are all dressed up for this exciting day, making for a very […]

Illinois vs. Missouri Basketball Preview

This Saturday, December 21 at 4:30, the Illinois basketball team takes on the Missouri Tigers in this year’s edition of the Busch Braggin’ Rights game in St. Louis, Missouri. The event has taken place in late December every year since 1980 and has showcased some of the closest games in […]

Appreciate a Real Holiday Experience

Holidays lie. In all the books, commercials and movies, the holidays are depicted very idealistically. Holidays are always presented as perfect, once-in-a-lifetime, magical moments—whether it be the type with the perfect family of four who eat cookies and never stop grinning (even in their sleep), and whose biggest dilemma is […]

Centennial Makes Christmas Plans

What is the “most wonderful time of the year” Christmas, of course! Although receiving gifts and eating some great food is a part of Christmas, it isn’t the most important part.  Spending time with the family and being able to enjoy each other’s presence is what Christmas is all about. […]

Student of the Week: Kirkland Butcher

Kirkland Butcher may “trick” you into thinking that he is a regular student. However, after a few minutes of lively conversation with him, he turned out to have a big magician’s hat full of surprises. Indeed he is a magician, but he wants to be known as an illusionist or […]