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Deck The Halls

Madison Lloyd   How does one get into the holiday spirit? Well Centereach High School can answer that question by filling their halls with holiday decorations. Each year, students from each class participate to decorate their school right before the holiday break, putting the students and the staff in the holiday mood. According to the…

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A Reason for Singing This Season

By Laylah Ametewee       On Wednesday, December 4th, Men’s Choir, Women’s Choir, and Select Vocal fulfilled their yearly tradition of caroling for the patients of St. Charles Hospital. Not only that, but they also performed during the annual tree lighting ceremony on the same day. The director of these programs, Mr.Hough, loaded over 60 choir kids onto two buses to sing for the patients. St. Charles Hospital was filled with smiles! The sound of the students’ sweet voices singing timeless holiday classics truly brought light to a place that can be so dark. After leaving the hospital, they were off to…

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NSHS UN Field Trip

Annika Bumb This past Wednesday, November 30 2019, the National Spanish Honor Society at Centereach High School made a trip to the United Nations headquarters in Manhattan, New York. At around 10:30, students arrived at the UN and were taken on an edifying tour of the buildings. Students learned about the various branches of the…

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Food Drive

Madison Lloyd     As we all know, Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Turkey, stuffing, potatoes, whatever is at your dinner table, can’t wait to be eaten. But unfortunately, not all families have the pleasure of knowing they’re celebrating this delicious holiday this year. Luckily, Centereach High School hosts their annual Food Drives to give back to the families in need. G.O. Adviser Ms. Losito was in charge of the food drive and fortunately, she was able to give us some background information on the fruitful event. What many people may not know is that the Food Drive initially…

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What Is DECA?

Megan Blount Most students would agree that DECA cookies are undoubtedly delicious and sell out almost everyday. However, many people don’t know what this club is truly all about. DECA stands for Distributive Education Clubs of America and is an international club that allows students business opportunities as well as the chance to build up their skills in topics such as marketing and finance. The club builds leaders and allows students to get a first look at the way a business should be run. This is a club perfect for anyone looking to enter into a business field as it…

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Centereach Varsity Cheer

Celeste Portigiani The Centereach Varsity Cheerleading team, coached by Stephani Catalano, is in for an exciting upcoming season. After placing 16th in the nation last year and second in the nation the year before that, we are determined to win Gold this year. Over the summer, we have been working hard to ensure that we…

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Centereach V. Bellport

Alexa Cordingley The Centereach Cougars kicked off the season with a 28-6 win over Bellport. The Cougars played a great game defensively and offensively, making the big game changer plays on defense. In the first 1 minute and 80 seconds of the game, Liam Webber had an interception. After Bellport regained possession, Jack Ackerler pushed…

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Centereach Welcomes the Class of 2023!

Ebube Uwechia Freshman orientation was a huge success thanks to all the volunteers who helped our new students transition to the building. When students first arrived, they received their schedules and were greeted by staff members from their suites.  This was an opportunity for the Freshmen to meet their guidance counselors and learn more information about…

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Art Show

Heather Buscarino, Bella Snyder – Art Show Article On May 4th, Centereach High School presented an astonishing art show, displaying the work of over 3,000 students from around the district! Many people were coming in and gathering on Saturday for the exciting event! People even gathered their families and friends, gathering a large amount of people of all ages! The whole school displayed a variety of art, from photography, to computer graphics, to crafts, sculptures and ceramics, drawing and painting, and more. Some students also showed off their talents – we witnessed many students playing instruments, such as live drumming and piano, showing those attending what the musical…

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Grease

By Annika Bumb Once again the Centereach Theatre Arts Department rivaled the Broadway stage as they performed another great show. The Arts Department put on four showings of the classic musical Grease, from Thursday March 29th to Saturday 30th, including one show for the annual Senior Tea, when the theater was opened up to the…

Women’s History Month Celebration

By: Madison Lloyd Centereach High School’s celebration of Women’s History Month was a night full of education and entertainment as students were able to come together and learn about Women’s History. The night had officially begun after the Pledge of Allegiance and National Anthem, followed by a powerpoint presentation about Powerful Women with Powerful Dreams. The audience was able to learn about key female figures in government and law such as Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Mary McLeod Bethune. Members of the Women’s History Committee talked about these women and how they are seen today. Another presentation created by Jessica Keiser…

Black History Month Celebration

Written by Madison Lloyd On February 26, 2019, Centereach High School celebrated Black History Month as it was aptly titled “A Night at the Met”.  With help from the Art and Fashion Clubs, the night was a complete success. It was also very informational as students were able to learn about well known black artists,…