Centennial High School

Welcome to the Home of the Eagles

Principal: Claire Hafets
Assistant Principal: Kevin Dorsey
Assistant Principal: Joelle Miller
Assistant Principal: Pamm West
Athletics and Activities Manager: Jean Vanderpool 
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Centennial High School Vision Statement
Our vision is to prepare a community of successful learners for active citizenship, successful career exploration, and further education beyond graduation in a climate of respect and appreciation for diverse cultures.

Centennial High School Mission Statement
It is Centennial High School's mission to provide a safe, nurturing environment that develops responsibility, personal integrity, self-respect, and respect for others; that nurtures a desire to become a life-long learner; that fosters a sense of community, while appreciating our diverse cultural heritage; and that upholds an emphasis on academic and personal excellence.


  • Need Community service hours?  Then volunteer for the Howard County Alzheimer's Walk being held on Saturday, September 27th from 7 am-1pm.  See Mrs. Barnes in Student Services for more information.
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  • Attention Juniors and Seniors!  Colgate University, University of Connecticut, Bryant University, and University of Maryland, Eastern Shore will be here tomorrow.  If you are interested in these schools, please sign up on Naviance to attend.
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  • Attention Seniors!  Passport sales end Tuesday September 30th.  Don't miss out on an opportunity to reduce the cost of senior events!  Pay online or to Mrs. Carr in room 504, tickets are $75!  See the Class of 2015 page on the Centennial website for details.
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  • Do you like music?  Are you looking for a place to show your beautiful voice?  Then come and join Karaoke Club on Tuesday 9/23 in room #502.
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  • Are you up-to-date with the latest Android devices?  Do you love programming?  Join the developer team!  Andriod Developers provides an opportunity for you to develop fully functional apps and release them to the Google PlayStore Android Market  Come by Mr. Sendin's room #602 this coming Tuesday for the interest meeting!
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  • There is still opportunity to sign up for the Driver's Education session that starts on Monday!  Students do not need their learner's permit to start taking the course and only need to be over the age of 15.  Six hours of on the road one-on-one driving lessons is included as part of this course.  If you are interested, please sign up on line at www.gregsdrivingschool.net or report to room #516 on Monday at 2:45 p.m. to begin your Driver's Ed.  We look forward to seeing you there!
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  • Are you a male?  Do you like to sing?  Then come and join the Centennial "Acafellas"!  We are an all men's singing group that performs acapella and barbershop music.  Stop by room #703 on Tuesday, September 23rd for the first rehearsal.
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  • Science Bowl Team:  Science Bowl is an academic quiz program dedicated totally to science.  Last year our Science Bowl team won 2nd place in the state and this year we hope to win 1st place.  Science Bowl meets every Monday in room #406, in Mr. Eisenstein's room.
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  • Do you like discussing politics?  Do you have a moderate or conservative point of view?  Then come to Teenage Republicans we will be having our first meeting on September 23rd after school in room #909, Mr McCaslin's room.
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  • Juniors and Seniors - Would you like to join the CHS Morning News Show Team as an anchor?  Auditions will be held after school on Tuesday, Sept. 23rd in the TV classroom.  Audition Forms can be p picked up from the bin next to Mrs. Norris' office door  Complete forms are due to Mrs. Norris by 2:15 pm on September 23rd.
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  • It's "impastable" to miss the Italian Club Open House on Wednesday, September 24th in Mr. Doff's room, #102.  Enjoy Italian food fun, and culture, No prior Italian experience required.
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  • Attention current NEHS (National English Honor Society) members . . We will be having a very important meeting on Tuesday, September 23rd at 2:15 pm in Ms. McDonough's room #201.  We will be talking about plans for this school year and officer positions, so please make every effort to attend this brief meeting.
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  • Come to the Italian Club Open House in Mr. Doff's room #102, Wednesday, September 24th for Italian food fun and culture!  Italian heritage not required!
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  • Do you ever feel like your life is missing something?  Want to be part of a choir but don't have room in your schedule?  If either answer is yes, you should audition for C Charp, Centennial's very own a Cappella group.  Auditions are September 11th, 16th and 17th.  See the floyr in the choir room for audition details.
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  • SAT / ACT Prep    FLYER

    For the entire month of August, 2014 C2 Education in Ellicott City will be offering a free SAT or ACT practice test every Saturday for the entire month. See attached the flyer.  
    Register via email to:  Christopher.babb@c2educate.com 
    Questions? Contact ...Chris Babb
    C2 Education-School and Community Relations

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