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Freshmen Orientation

By Ebube Uwechia On August 29 of 2018, the class of 2022 arrived to Centereach High School for their Freshmen Orientation. The new students were eager to learn about their new lockers and meet their new counselors and administrators, as well as search around their new school. Students first came to their assigned rooms to…

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Spirit Week

By Patrick Waryold Spirit Week was an exciting event for Centereach High School. This year’s Spirit Week took place on September 17th through September 21st. The thrilling week of festivities hyped up school spirit and kicked off the sports season with many students anticipating Friday’s Pep Rally. On Monday, students slipped on their patriotic gear and prepared for a day celebrating the American Dream and what the United States is all about: life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. On Tuesday, students glowed with happiness as they went to school in their pajamas for Pajama Day; a student favorite, as…

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National Art Honor Society

By Elaina Rosen and Ashley Barrera In the prestigious National Art Honor Society, student members are encouraged to attain their highest potential in all forms of art. To apply for the well-known club, are asked to contribute an entry fee, and are required to create a portfolio filled with ten pieces of original artwork or…

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Culinary & Fashion Club

By Sumaiya Chaudhry and Sadie Sharma “They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.” This can be proven true for almost all teenagers, as the turnout for the new club in Centereach High School was tremendous. Introducing Culinary and Fashion Club- a club that allows students to bake what their heart…

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The Dave Matthews Band at CHS

By Nymeesh Sreedharala and Kumpu Ide Interview with Jeff Coffin – Saxophonist Crosscurrents: How long have you been playing music for? “I’ve been playing music since fifth grade. Fifth grade was the best three years of my life, by the way (no, I’m just kidding about that, I didn’t spend three years in fifth grade).…

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Annual Music Festival Hits all the Right Notes!

By Annika Bumb Bravo! Brava! Encore! The MCCSD Music Faculty Recital this October 23rd warranted a standing ovation from its audience of Newfield and Centereach High School students, parents, and teachers. Centereach Music instructors; Mrs. Wesnofske, Ms.  Meichner, Mr. Schaarschmidt, and Mr. Sevian, to name a few, put their talents on display in a dazzling…

Nielsen and Nespoli Retire. Say It Ain’t So!

Nielsen Looks Forwards and Backwards in Retirement By Crosscurrents Reporter   Before you disappear into the sunset of retirement, we wanted to get a few last thoughts from you, if you don’t mind.   Of course not.  As you know, I’ve always been more than happy to share my thoughts. So, why did you decide…

Senior Prom Night– Seniors Dance Their Look Super Fine!

  by Riah Sharma A wise person had once said, “sometimes you will never know the true value of a moment until it becomes a memory.” As I look back at the senior prom, I realize the importance of this quote. After, four years of hard work and stress, the graduates of 2018 finally earned…

Valedictorian, Anthony Roman and Salutatorian, Olivia Zhu Talk About Their Goals, Successes, Failures, and Obstacles

By Laiba Qureshi and Annika Bumb   “Valedictorian” and “Salutatorian” are prestigious titles. We had a conversation with both Valedictorian, Anthony Roman and Salutatorian, Olivia Zhu about their goals, successes, failures, and obstacles. Anthony and Olivia both agree that their family and friends have greatly contributed to their success. However, it was undoubtedly their own…

Student Elections 2018 This Thursday! Support Democracy–Your Vote Counts!

  By Annika Bumb and Laiba Qureshi   It’s election time again! Our candidates are running hard and campaigning like it’s nobody’s business. You have seen their posters scattered about the hallways and stairwells and you’ve probably received some of their complementary gifts. This year however, campaigning seems to be more difficult since there is…

Augmented Way to Learn

By Thomas Polochak With the innovation and creativity that comes with technology in today’s society, teachers can now present topics to their students like never before. One of these teachers is Centereach’s very own Ms. Lerner, an Earth Science teacher. By applying for grants as well as working alongside Dawnwood Middle School’s tech club, Ms.…

Murder Crime Caper Solved Again by Centereach’s Crack Forensic Team!

By Crosscurrents’ Crime Stopper Reporters:     So, Who did it?  According to the updated police report just released, Nicki Minaj hired the Blues Brothers to kill Steven Tyler.  She was outraged that he was being recognized by the Grammys after his comment back in 2012 that she thought was racist. (True story, google it).  When the Blues…