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Apr

Closed Lunch, Prom in the Gym & Ms. Bednar leaves CHS – Centinal Broadcast 4/1

Look for our broadcasts under The Centinal on YouTube.

 

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Apr

Bruce Rauner Vows to Raise the Driving Age

Illinois’ laws will be changing this year. New Governor Bruce Rauner has been working with Secretary of State Jesse White to raise the driving age to 18.

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Apr

Use of Profanity to Result in School Suspension

According to Principal Johnson, the use of any profanity will result in a one day suspension. If caught using
Profanity you will be suspended for one day for each offense. Johnson was also quoted as saying “We Read more »

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Apr

Boys Volleyball Team to Start at Centennial

Ever since the girl’s volleyball team made it to state in 2012, there have been several requests over the years to have a boys volleyball team made. Boys volleyball has been around in the bigger cities, such as Chicago and Los Angeles.

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Apr

Senior Policy is Back!

It’s almost time for graduation, my fellow seniors! This means the hustle and bustle of graduation is upon us. While finalizing all our preparations for our big day, we  have to worry about finals! At least that is how it used to be. In the past, seniors were blessed with the “senior policy,” a policy that allowed seniors to not take a final if they had an A in the class. It is my pleasure to tell you… IT’S BACK!

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Apr

Uniforms are Coming to Centennial

This article was written with Vanessa Jones.

Next year Centennial is becoming a test school for uniforms. Unit 4 has decided that students are violating the current dress code too much, and administrators need a way to enforce the dress code. Associate Principal Charles Neitzel said, “We will be having uniforms next year; they will have a positive impact on student progress and learning.”

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Apr

A One Ticket Graduation

Due to the construction of the new State Farm Center, graduation will be held at the Krannert Center this 2014. Because of the lack in seating, the seats per student have been limited drastically. Taking into consideration the new location and the large class size, students will only be allowed one ticket per family.

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Apr

Centennial Student Accepted to Hogwarts!

This article was written with Nick LeBaugh.

Kirkland Butcher is a senior at Centennial. A few weeks ago, he received a very unique letter in the mail. When he opened it, he was shocked to discover that the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry wanted him to attend. This was a bigger shock than most acceptances because he didn’t even apply. Actually, Kirkland hates school and only needs to excel in magic. Hogwarts knows this and wants to take advantage of his potential. The Centinal was lucky enough to catch Kirkland for an interview one day. Read more »