Principal's Newsletter for February 9, 2018

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 2:49pm

The Delta Scholars would be delighted if you would join us in our observation of Black History Month at our fourth annual Food for the Soul, Words for the Heart.  It is an evening of cultural cuisine and performances. This event will occur on Friday, February 9th from 6 pm- 8 pm in the cafeteria. Tickets are $15 at the door.


Congratulations to Toby Moser, Caio Goolsby, and Adam Knox.

They qualify for the National History Bee competition in Virginia in late April.

Many thanks to the parent and student volunteers for their help in moderating and coordinating this day and many thanks to the Centennial Boosters for their financial support.


On February 3, 2018, the Centennial It's Academic TV team traveled to WJZ TV studios for our playoff game. Our team consisting of seniors Fayyaz Zaidi, Emmaline Alme, and Jakob Boeye defeated Fallston and Bryn Mawr. The TV team swept the "picture perfect" round with 7 consecutive buzzes taking a 140 point lead, then swept the individual round for 185 point lead and never looked back. Thanks to the fabulous Drill Team who performed 3 times during the show.


Good Luck to our Jazz band students leaving for Boston Friday for the Berklee High School Jazz Festival and Competition. 


The following students will be attending the Johns Hopkins Model United Nations Conference from Thursday afternoon 2/8 to Sunday 2/11. Good Luck.


Victoria Chiu

Zareem Ahmed

John Freed

Niti Contractor

Nour Eloseily

Dina Eloseily

Reshma Jasmin

Vighnesh Sivaprakasam

Jackson Guo

Lauren Stipe

Mrinmayee Mandal

Praagna Kashyap

Joshua Seo

Sumana Peddibhotla

Constanza Montemayor

Jessica Lee

Su Yeon Song

Yash Talreja

Grace Chan

Adithi Soogoor

Maggie Ju

Esther Kim

Charu Dwivedi

Apoorva Ajith

Urvi Patel

Sydney Kelley

Julie Wang

Alex Na

Bryce Plunkett

Caio Goolsby

Lily Dondoshansky

Sanjan Pilla

Sathwik Yanamaddi

Katelin Phelps

John Zhang

Robert Gao


The Senior Class Luau was Thursday, February 8th…all had a great time!


Friday, February 9th we will be inducting Centennial High School graduates into our Hall Fame between the Varsity Girls and Boys Basketball game against Long Reach High School.


Congratulations to our SGA for an awesome presentation to the Board of Education on all the exceptional achievements and events that are ongoing at Centennial.


Save the Date: Know Your Planet Night - March 1st - 6:30-8:00pm


At the Howard County Board of Education meeting on February 8th, the Board of Education approved the following schedule to make-up for the inclement weather days off:

·      President’s Day is no longer an inclement weather make-up day and will remain a day off of school.

·      May 18 is now a half day for students. 

·      April 4, 5 and 6 are also now full days of school.

Spring Break will be Friday, March 30-Tuesday, April 3.

If there is another inclement weather day off of school this year,

June 15 will be the makeup student day. To view or print the updated calendar, please go to


Have a great weekend.

Claire Hafets