The first Kingsman film taglined, The Secret Service, was released in 2014 with director Matthew Vaughn, known for 2010’s Kick-Ass and 2011’s X-Men: First Class, truly came out of nowhere. Despite being based on a beloved Graphic Novel, you would be hard pressed to find someone would knew of its existence before the film’s release. However, this lack of brand recognition actually helped Kingsman more than hurt it. With expectations relatively low, many audience members were not expecting one of the best spy-comedies in decades.
Today was the opening for The Art Connection, an art show for students from Centennial, Jefferson and Carrie Busey. Student art is on display in the basement used book shop of the Champaign Library. Stop by and support Charger art!
By Hailey Choi
The line at the ticketing booth was the longest it has been all season on the surprisingly warm September night. The parking lot was jam-packed, full of students, parents, recent grads, and old alumni. It was not only the event of night, but the week. The annual Central-Centennial football game full of same town rivalry was just minutes away from kickoff.
Centennial Chargers football is something we all know and love. Centennial football has always been a favorite for Centennial students. This year the Chargers are looking to be a really good team and a team that has success. In order to do that however, there going to need tons of support from fans and all that are involved with Centennial.
The Centennial volleyball team’s biggest goal is to beat their biggest opponent is central and they plan on taking the W when they play their opponent.
Sophomore player, Zhanae Flintroy said “We started practicing over the summer” The team had a summer camp and open gym so that players could get ready for tryouts.
Lia Potter and Angela Maligaya are the co-captains of the JV volleyball team and it is important to them because its helps them make new friends and they really like team bonding.
I believe that the girls are to have a wonderful season this year and I wish them the best of luck #GoChargers
What is the Centennial Snack Cart? The Centennial Sack Cart is run by our school’s Functional Life Skills program. The students, along with one of the special education teachers, travels the hallway second and seventh hour, going to each classroom selling snacks to students and staff, but why?
In memory of Luke. Last year around spring the anti-bullying club was started because Luke Miller who had experienced bullying passed away. This club is sponsored by Centennial Archery Coach Lenz who is now working in the library. The club was started by Centennial seniors who were tired of bullying being a problem in our society: Haylie Denzer, Dylan Chambers, and Lexi Alves.
Swimming is a full body workout that you can either do recreationally at a public pool, or competitively with high school or year-round team. Centennial High School is home to two time sectional champions: the girl’s swim team. The group of eleven girls meet nine times over the course of the week to either lift weights or swim at the school’s pool, which they have to also share with Central.