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.
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.”
This year’s Varsity soccer team and Junior Varsity teams are looking really good . Jv is coached by Nick Cooks and Varsity is coached by Jim Meissen. The Varsity soccer team is 2A. Jim Meissen (Varsity coach) said “We have lots of depth this year in all positions” . This helps the team because this gives more people the opportunity to play and helps the people that was on the field get off and get a quick brake.
Choir this year is directed by Marian Wyatt, who’s been directing for a little over 30 years. She has many goals for this years’ Expressions Choir Class. Expressions choir this year will be doing a lot of fun and exciting things this year. Also including Illini Fridays.