From March, 2016

National Honor Society Induction 2016

On the night of March , this year’s round of inductees into CHS’ National Honor Society were inducted, numbering around 70 sophomores and juniors. With an introduction from Mr. Materasso, the officers lit up candles representing the expected qualities of this Honor Society, character, leadership, scholarship, and service. After a roll call of each name,…

Behind the Curtain “West Side” Family

By Emily Basset When many go to see a performance, they find themselves so caught up in the characters and the story that they neglect to see the actors behind it all. What a viewer might see as chemistry between two actors on a stage is brotherhood off of it. Behind that curtain, the cast…

West Side Story Brings Tears and Cheers!

West Side Story: A ‘Cool’ Night to Remember by Angela Boscarino   On the weekend of Friday, March 18, the students involved in this year’s production of West Side Story came together to create outstanding performances for the community. Lead roles were given to the highly talented Michaela Catapano and Isaiah Washington who completely transformed themselves…

Frost Valley Proves Value of Teamwork!

By Brittany Kani As I walked into the gym for Frost Valley looking to see who is in my group, I had a feeling I would be with great people. I was indeed with a great group of friends. To start off, it was a bit boring because there was a lot of talking. Then,…

National Foreign Language Week Speaks to Students!

By Mehek Ahmed The week of March 6 was National Foreign Language Week. In the year of 2016, Centereach High School has taken a distinctive turn in their approach of celebrating this special week during school. With over 6,000 spoken languages around the globe, the students attending Centereach have utilized their time efficiently to demonstrate…

Humans of Centereach

Humans of Centereach High School “I think it would have to be when my dad passed away. I learned so much about life and time. I learned how to deal with the loss of a person so close to you and how to help with my mom. I had to learn to not be selfish.…

Fashion Explosion Hits Centereach!

    By Gianna             On Thursday, March 3, the PTSA hosted their 32nd annual fashion show. The event took place in the cafeteria, though it was completely unrecognizable; a beautifully lit runway stretched across the floor, and themed tables and linens decorated the sides of the room. The decorations alone created an atmosphere that truly…

11th Annual A Capella Invitational A Night of High Notes!

By Denise Dezendorf This weekend, Centereach High school hosted the 11th annual A Capella Invitational!  Many groups like Sachem East’s “Iconic,” Shoreham-Wading River’s “The Vocal Express,” and Centereach’s own Perfect Fourths and Testostertones performed as well as many other groups at high school and college levels. Each group’s love for music and a cappella was…

Night at the Apollo

By: Alexandria Ortiz             On February 29, 2016 Centereach High School had the annual Black History Month celebration.  The theme was Night at the Apollo. The Apollo is a theater in Harlem known for the performances of famous African American singers, dancers, comedians, and more. The night was filled with various speakers, music, poetry, and…

Class Comp ’16 Given Top Review!

By Brittany Kani My first year doing class competition was so much fun and I don’t regret anything. Everyone was so supportive and there wasn’t ever a dull moment. From stressful practices and meetings everything worked out. Preforming the skits was also exciting. I was always cheering on my teammates and they did their best.…

Black History Month Celebration At Centereach High School

  By Sakib Choudhury On February 29, 2016, Centereach High School hosted a Black History Month Celebration. The night featured everything from empowering speeches to smooth jazz performances. The celebration began with the singing of the national anthem by Isaiah Washington, which was so good that it received three rounds of applause! Following that was…

Black History Essays Celebrate Progress

  Racism in America: The Past 70 Years By David Hatami     “I think there is just one kind of folks. Folks.” This sentence, quoted from Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, illustrates the true, benign nature of mankind, in contrast to the corrupt racism and prejudice that has plagued the United States, as well…