ABCs of Clubs...

Want to know the purpose of a club?  Look here for a brief purpose.

Want to know when a club meets?  Go to the Centennial Website Event Calendar.


Active Minds

Active Minds is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting mental health, especially among young adults, via peer-to-peer dialogue and interaction.

Alpha Achievers

Develop African American males to promote academic excellence, leadership, and community service in Howard County Maryland.

American Cancer Society

"To save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer."

Anime Club

To share an appreciation of Japanese culture and anime/related media.

Aquila, Centennial's Literary Magazine

Aquila is a student-edited literary magazine featuring the poetry, short stories, art, and photography created by those at Centennial.

Astronomy & Rocket Club

Astronomy Club is a great place for anyone interested or passionate about astronomy! Come join us to learn about astronomy, work on interesting projects, participate in star parties, and meet people with the same interests as you!

Awkward Improv

CHS' premiere improv group perform unscripted theatre throughout the year at numerous shows. They rehearse once a week to improve their quick thinking skills and learn games such as those seen on "Whose Line is it Anyway?"

Badminton Club

Play Badminton (

The Badminton Club is a welcoming place, for anyone with an intimate passion for racquet sports, to those who just want to have some fun with friends! You don’t need to be skilled, you just need to be here!


Provide/foster a sisterhood for young girls in our community through virtual activities (poss: in person). Teach the importance of leadership, self-love, and education. Discuss a monthly topic.

Best Buddies

Gain awareness of disabled students. Pair students with disabilities with a typical peer encouraging relationships and friendships. To promote inclusivity among the population at CHS.

BSU (Black Student Union)

Black students and allies dedicated to providing a safe space for Black students. Strengthen and amplify the voices and experiences of Black people through education, discussion, celebration, service.

C# Accapella

C# is a student-run a cappella group that gives students an opportunity to sing together outside of the school day, and explore pop literature.

Chess Club

To play and teach chess to anyone who wants to learn and to have fun.


Chinese club is an inclusive space that promotes Chinese culture and bring cultural awareness through group activities.

Clothing Collective

Help students feel comfortable in what they wear, conversations about fast fashion industry with effects on the environment. Teach practical sewing skills. Inclusive to all.

Colors for Coats

A public health club that aims to spread awarness about important issues in the public health field, through creative means - from health care disparities to public policies. Students collaborate and implement projects that will have a direct impact on communities

Computer Technologies Club (CTC)

Learn! Create! Compete! Let's Code!

Computer Technologies Club (CTC) / Pyoneers

Inspire coding/outreach to teach coding. A club for anyone interested in coding, game design, 3D modeling, Android development and, LAN Gaming and anything else related to computer science. Come one, come all!

Benefits of joining:

  • Learn Python, the best coding language to learn in 2020!
  • Explore different aspects of programming by participating in different events.
  • Have the opportunity to win prizes and get recognition at hackathons and ACSL.
  • Meet different types of people and have fun!

Creactive Youth

We are a student-led organization with an initiative to help younger kids with social and academic learning through various service activities (letters, read-aloud, origami, etc) and partnering with daycares.

Culinary Club

To share recipes, cooking experiences, and good times.


What We Do - Learn skills to secure and harden a multitude of Operating Systems such as Linux, Windows and Cisco

Award Opportunities - Compete on state and national levels. Join a network of experienced high school coders

No Experience Needed. Join a team of passionate and dedicated coders. We welcome all members regardless of your experience.


Our Club is focused on developing critical thinking, logical reasoning, speaking, and persuading skills through the discussion of societal, economic, governmental, and political issues. The main goal of the club is to break the echo chambers many of us live in by subjecting ourselves to different opinions.

Educators Rising

Cultivating a new generation of highly skilled educators by guiding young people on a path from high school through college and into their teaching careers. By working with aspiring educators who reflect the demographics of their communities and who are passionate about serving those communities through public education, Educators Rising is changing the face of teaching.

Empire Mock Trial

The Empire Mock Trial team shares a love of the law, public speaking, and advocacy and competes annually to represent the state at various competitions.

Ethics Bowl

Practice oral speaking, debate, and collaboration skills and prepare for the National Ethics Bowl Competition

FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America)

FBLA-PBL inspires and prepares students to become community-minded business leaders in a global society through relevant career preparation and leadership experiences.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)

To lead every coach and athlete into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and the Church.

FIFA (Friendly Interaction Football Assoc)

To discuss soccer, and all that is happening, from CHS-the global stage.

Film & Photo Club

Our club teaches members basic storyboarding, shooting, and editing techniques through a series of creative prompts and ideas for either individually or collaboratively produced videos and photos. We also produce videos for events and clubs happening at Centennial. We’re open to students of all levels and encourage anyone interested in video or photography to join!

FIRST Robotics

Learning robotics in order to build a robot to compete in the FIRST Tech Challenge

French Club

To celebrate and learn about Francophone culture.

Follow us @CHSfrancaisclub (twitter)

Gaming Club

Gaming club is a social club for students to meet and play various types of games; these include tabletop, board, and card games.


Our goal is to inform students about historical and contemporary geopolitical developments in the United States and other countries. This group will meet on Thursdays, the second and fourth weeks of the month, at 2:20 in Room 203.

German Club

To promote knowledge and love of the German language and culture

Girl STEMpowerment

Encourage girls to go into STEM fields through monthly workshops and activities.

Girl Up Foundation

A United Nations organization whos mission is to unify girls to change the world encouraging standing up for each other through the promotion of health, safety, and education.

Graphics Club

A group of aspiring students with a passion for graphic design. Our activities are dedicated to the synthesis of design and programming, and students can choose to learn either one, or even both. We meet every Tuesday after school in Mr. Hobson's room 605.

Green School

To bring the community together through creating a more eco-friendly environment for our building and improving the education surrounding the climate change debate.


Provide meaningful interaction with residents of Senior Centers.


Provide support to the local community through volunteering at local events

Indian Dance

We will teach a fusion dance that comprises Bollywood and classical-style following the beat of the most famous Indian film songs.


Together we see a world where people take action to create lasting change across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves. Interact clubs organize at least two projects annually, one that helps their school/community and one that promotes international understanding.

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Investment Club

Learn about investing in the stock market!

It's Academic

The It's Academic club at Centennial competes at numerous quiz bowl tournaments throughout the year, where participants answer questions covering a broad range of subjects, from history to chemistry to even sports. These competitions test not only your depth of knowledge in certain areas, but also your ability to buzz quickly, similar to Jeopardy. It's Academic itself is a televised academic quiz bowl competition aired on CBS. Every year, our club sends a team of three top players to compete against other teams in the area.

JSU (Jewish Student Union)

Promote fellowship between Jewish and Non Jewish Students at CHS.


To explore and experience Korean Pop Music Culture.

KASA (Korean American Student Association)

Korean American and any students to inquire about the different cultures.

Key Club

Largest international student led service organization. Serve through our core values: Leadership, Character Building, Caring and Inclusivity. We work to serve and contribute to our community both in and out of the school setting. Fundraising for UNICEF.

Latinx Student Group

To form a strong community of LatinX students here at CHS.

LEFA (Leaders of Economics and Finance in America)

LEFA focuses on economics, finance, business, & entrepreneurship and provides resources, opportunities, etc. to prepare students for the real world. With weekly meetings, monthly events, bi-monthly competitions, and semi-annual conferences, LEFA prepares students for business on Wall Street or success in any facet of life.


LetterPals is dedicated to supporting senior citizens and hospital patients through letters, artwork, and communication.


Help secure wishes for kids with terminal illnesses.

Be the change in the world, one wish at a time.

Maryland Voices

Maryland Voices is a state journal based at CHS and run by CHS students! We publish an annual journal with the the 50 best creative nonfiction pieces written by high school students.

For guidelines, visit: 

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Math Journal

The CHS Math Journal provides students in our community the opportunity to explore intriguing mathematics topics outside of the classroom. Students produce articles about topics in the fields of both pure and applied math and physics. Students are encouraged to explore new and creative aspects in these broad fields. 

Check out past editions on our website:

Math Team

Math team competes with other county high school math teams.

For more information, contact us at

Mock Trial

Mock trial promotes public speaking, advocacy, and legal studies in students interested in pursuing careers in law, theater, and public policy.

Model United Nations (MUN)

To better public speaking skills and to better educate students in public events.

Moot Court

The Moot Court teams prepare for an annual competition each spring at Princeton University, and combine both mock trial and debate strategies.

Music Mentors

Music Mentors provides free music lessons to middle and elementary school students that are a part of Centennial High School's feeder system.

Music Outreach Program

To provide an outlet for Centennial music students to perform in the community.

Muslim Student Association (MSA)

Working to build a welcoming environment for Muslim/non-Muslim students. We Advocate for countries in distress to help raise awareness. Eid Parties which includes henna/food!! Weekly meetings after school..


Instagram: @centennialmsa

Outdoor Club

To discuss and participate in outdoor activities while be stewards of nature.


We are a book club where students come together to discuss a different YA book each month. Overbooked is a safe and welcoming environment where everyone, from bookworms to new readers, can share their thoughts and bond together over a good book.


Support animal rescues through fundraising, donation drives and raising awareness of animal welfare issues

Pre-Med Club

Promote Pre-Medicine education to help students with their understanding of pursuing a career in medicine

Red Cross

Prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

SAGA - Sexuality and Gender Alliance

Create a safe place for LGBTQ+ students and their allies.

Salvation Army Club

Focus on services, both direct and indirect, which provides for our community. Under the authority of our local Headquarters, our Club is dedicated to strengthen the values of compassion, responsibility, and leadership throughout the whole school.

Instagram: @CentennialSalvationArmy


Scholars Leadership Program

This is a service based honor society for ladies of color from grades 10-12 designed to foster a sense of empowerment. We strive to promote leadership development, confidence, and academic excellence in each and all of our members.

Scholars Leadership Program

An honors program for female students grades 10-12 with a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher. The program seeks to promote continued academic excellence, increase cultural awareness, and develop leadership skills through participation in workshop presentations, projects, and community service.

Science Bowl

To compete in the science bowl.

Science for Humanity

Dedicated to opening the path for STEM-based interest in the youth by inspiring and connecting students to future opportunities. To us, research is not just about science in the lab—it is also about the problems we solve, the lives we change, and the people we hope to benefit. By spreading our vision of science for humanity and by making resources more accessible, we hope to inspire the next generation of scientists and leaders.

South Asian Culture

To create an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds to learn more about and appreciate South Asian culture

Speech and Debate Club

Speech & Debate teaches crucial skills like public speaking, communication, & critical thinking applicable in any area or field and promotes the mastery of oration & its facets of persuasion, eloquence, and storytelling through a multitude of competitive and educational events.

Contact us or Instagram @centennial_speechdebate

Technology Journal

The CHS Technology Journal is a great place for all technology enthusiasts. It provides students with opportunities to interact with other students who have a shared interest in innovations and to broaden our knowledge of emerging technologies. The main goal of the journal is to provide an opportunity for students in our community to research, discuss and write articles about technology, and to explore and engage in novel topics outside the classroom.


Ultimate Disc

We play Ultimate Frisbee! We teach each other strategies and techniques and share our enthusiasm for the sport with anyone who joins us. All are welcome!

Veterans Support

Dedicated to fundraising and donating to veterans in need. Club affiliation with WWP to give back to the people who served this country. Anyone may join! Email us:


A student-run nonprofit dedicated to helping high school students find ways to serve the community/earn service hours through opportunities, projects, and leadership roles. Assisting/Collaborating with various nonprofits in Howard County to provide them with volunteers/outreach help while conducting our own projects to brighten the community.

Writing Club

To share and promote writing among student population

Young Dems

To inform students about current, political events and advocate for issues important to students. All political affiliations are welcome.

Zaching Against Cancer

To provide awareness of the Zaching Against Cancer foundation. Students will work with the foundation for a variety of events in and out of CHS.