The Centennial Speech Team is finally wrapping up their season, just having gone to regionals at U-High on February 3rd. There are only six members of this team, but each student was ready to work hard, most having performed in not one but two events. An event is the type of speech you perform, and there are fourteen different kinds. These events range from humorous or dramatic acting to informative or persuasive speeches.
- Jingle bell rock
- Let it snow
- This Christmas by Chris Brown
- All I want for Christmas is you
- Rudolph the red nosed reindeer
- Rockin around the Christmas tree
- Merry Christmas lil mama-Chance the rapper
- You´re a mean one mr. Grinch
- Welcome christmas
- Feliz Navidad
I interviewed Sharon Laby, she’s a very interesting person. She’s a part of a lot of clubs and also VP of most of them. She’s also a very smart person and is considering what college to attend to help her future. She makes the environment happy. She’s a big help at Centennial
This year Centennial was greeted with a new principal, Brian Riegler, and I know we have all had questions about what he plans on changing in the school. Riegler sat down with me and answered a few questions about himself and our school.
I interviewed Steve Gilbert. He’s a hall monitor at Centennial High School and you could consider him the best at what he does. You will never find him without a smile on his face.
Ever heard of Ping Pong Club? It was just created by a freshman last year, Angela Xu. She’s a sophomore now and looking forward to a whole year of ping pong. Even with it being started just a few months before school ended last year, they now have over 80 people in the club, around 50 coming every week.
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.
The math team is basically a team of students that like math. The students on the math team meet weekly to solve problems, learn about new things, and practice for competition throughout the year.
As the new year rolls in the cheer team starts back up again, I asked Brianna West, a cheerleader here at Centennial for 4 years , what was a typical day at practice is like? She replied, “We stretch for about 15 minutes, then we go over sidelines and that can take a while then we go to our stunt groups and stunt for the rest of the night.”