The Centennial band is known school wide for its performances at football and basketball games. As well as performing at school games, they also go to competitions where they are judged on both playing as well as marching as a group.
Video Game Club meets every Friday from 3:30-4:30 in Room 235 (find later). After starting a little over a year ago, the club is finally starting to expand from its original state. While video games are a huge media with thousands of amazing titles, Video Game Club almost exclusively focuses on the fighting game Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U. The reason for this is fairly simple, most local multiplayer games cap at 4 players, but Smash 4 offers an 8 player mode, meaning twice as many people can play at once. The club has gone under the banner of Video Game Club for a little over a year now, but when it was created around 2 years ago, it had a completely different purpose.
With fall comes girls golf here at Centennial. The girls golf team has the largest number of players within the past few years. Although this 2017 team has no seniors, the CHS golfers are wise beyond their years. The team is led by juniors Claire Sherrick, Jordan DeLuce, Mariah Winterbottom, Addison Archer, and Kate Doyle. The youthful team has had to step up this year to challenge themselves to be the best they can be.
Aaron Chun runs the college and career center where students can go and get information on colleges you are looking at. He can also help you with choosing a career you want to go into. Chun should be in the office most of the time throughout the school day.
The students who are on the golf team are ( Sr ) Connor Hagan, ( Sr ) Hans Dee, ( Sr ) Jackson Bonnett, ( Jr ) Thomas Green, ( So ) Jack Stickles, ( So ) Damien McMullen. The coaches are Brian Easter and Ryan Miller ( Father of Luke Miller ). Coming up later in the year at regionals the team believes they can shoot a low enough score to make it into sectionals. Regionals is held at the Lake of the Woods in Mahomet, Illinois.
The Charger Girls Tennis team won against Normal West on Thursday, August 24th, with a close 5-4 score, the deciding match coming down to a third set tiebreak on the #2 doubles court. With only thirteen girls on the team this year, they’re already off to a great start.
Centennial students began school this week. We wish you all the best for a good school year.
Sophia Plummer is a senior charger, part of the soccer team and an aspiring artist. Her favorite food is Ramen Noodles and when she isn’t working hard on her school work she can be found laughing and being weird with her friends.
Pocket points are taking over phones, people are spreading the word like a virus, free foooooddddd.!!! Free Food? FREE FOOOOD!! Is usually all the kids can hear because who doesn’t want to save their hard working or their parents hard working money to get the best kinds of food they already like to buy.
Many students in Centennial High School would agree that coming to school can be difficult at times because of how hard it is to wake up in the morning. In response to the bad reputation that students get for being tired in class, I believe that we should have later start times. This would be beneficial in many ways. Students would be more awake during class, have better focus and maintain their grades more easily. It is unrealistic to expect teenagers to be able to be up so early in the morning and still have the ability to function and concentrate as if they were well-rested and prepared for learning.