Ty’Kira Dubose, a senior, is currently the captain of Centennial’s varsity cheer-leading team, co-president of African-American Club, student voice for Operation Hope, a member of National Honor Society, and Spanish Honor Society, Spanish Club, Interact Service Club, and a Debutante for the 2016 Cotillion Ball. Ty’Kira is currently applying to several rather reputable institutions, including Howard University, Hampton University, Spelman College, and our very own Illinois State University.
Centennial’s Haunted High will be ready to start your weekend off with a scare. All you need to do is bring $5 or warm winter gear donation (coats, hats, gloves, scarves) to experience the thrill of the Haunted Hospital. Let the fun begin on October 30th with a little gremlin hour from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. and regular hours from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Centennial High School. Come out and be prepared to scream for the benefit of the Unit 4 Warm-A-Kid program.
Friday night, our crosstown rival the Central Maroons came over to Centennial to go head to head in a heated rivalry game with us. Sadly we fell short 28-21 but it was a hard fought game. Players and fans wore pink to honor those fighting breast cancer.
This week our Charger Of The Week is English Teacher LindsayAikman! Mrs.Aikman is involved with RISE (Racial Idnetity Student Experience), SJAC (Social Justice Action Committee), CKO (Choose Kindness Organization), IPA, and SJTC(Social Justice Teachers Collaboration). What makes Mrs.Aikman is that she is outspoken. She believes in the goodness in students snd people. She wants this town to be its absolute best.
September 15 kicked off the long awaited expansion to the Destiny series, the receiver of 180 awards and nominations in 2014, and 2015 winner of BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) Games Award for Persistent Game, Game Design, and Multiplayer.
Our Charger of the Week is Alivia Dew! Alivia is in the Art club and the Volleyball program at Centennial. What makes her special is how her leadership is showed throughout centennial and her personality. If you’re walking through the hallways at Centennial you know Alivia is around the corner because you can hear her. it’s just who she is. Even though she has a very busy social life, she still is able to keep her grades up.
On Tuesday, October 20th, 9th and 10th grade students will be taking the ACT Aspire Summative Test and 11th grade students will be taking a practice ACT Test. 12th grade students will not be in attendance. 9th and 10th graders will attend a full day and 11th graders will be dismissed after testing. A lunch break is included as part of the testing schedule. If you are testing, please bring a #2 pencil and a calculator for the math test if you wish to use one.
Recently, the news has been filled with stories about presidential debates and all the possible candidates. The question is how informed are Centennial students about the upcoming presidential elections? When asking Centennial Seniors about the elections Mashal Eikram said “If you have questions about the elections you should ask someone else. I don’t know very much about the candidates.”