Star Student Report

Alexis Lawerence, Centurion Staff Writer

December 17, 2017

Filed under Classroom Highlights, News, Showcase, Student Life

This month's star student is Rachel Johnson. She is a sophomore AP/Honors student. Rachel is in student council and very ambitious. One word she used to describe herself is "intelligent". In which she is! Rachel is a motivated...

Words Are Power

Alexis Lawrence, Centurion Staff Writer

December 17, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

Your words can defeat a nation, because there is power in dialect Your words can empower an army, because courage is in your bark Your words can move a mountain, because strength is in your chant Your words can save a life, because...

Wings: Album Review

Ashley Henderson, Centurion Staff Writer

December 17, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News, Opinion

Wings is an album by the South Korean boy band BTS. It was released on October 10th, 2016. This album really takes you on a journey--it starts off with the intro, Boy Meets Evil, which a song about falling in love with dangerous,...

Elf: The Musical Review

Aaliyah Johnson, Centurion Staff Writer

December 17, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News, Opinion

Elf: The Musical was a delightful musical experience to enjoy with family, while on a date, or even on a field trip! Elf: The Musical is capable of causing even the oldest of people to revert back to a younger age because it was...

Black Friday and Its Origins

Dajonte Davis, Centurion Staff Writer

December 17, 2017

Filed under News, Uncategorized

Black Friday is such a big deal in America. It’s a shifting pace really, going from the kindness and warm-hearted feelings on Thanksgiving to a sudden change. Now you're ramming the nearest person for that new iPhone! Yet, the...

Social Media: Detrimental to Teens’ Health and Safety

Ariana Smith, Centurion Staff Writer

December 17, 2017

Filed under News, Opinion, Technology

Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter... if you do not know these social media sites, you are not a teen!! Social media is a form of online communication where users can create accounts to share content with friends. It all started...

Election Day 2016

Cassandra Flores, Staff Writer

October 6, 2016

Filed under News, Upcoming Events

As we get closer to Election Day, the presidential hopefuls are doing everything they can to win your vote. Donald Trump is a republican, who sparked controversy by his blunt remarks and conservative policies. Hillary Clinton,...

The Vista Tower – Chicago’s Newest Sky-Scraping Structure

Aaron Bell, Web Editor

October 6, 2016

Filed under News

The Wanda Vista tower—since its approval in November of 2015—has finally begun construction near the Chicago River, on 375 East Wacker Drive. This mixed-use supertall skyscraper will be the city’s third tallest building...

Bomb Rock Manhattan

Aaron Bell, Web Editor

October 6, 2016

Filed under News

After the Manhattan bombings in New York City 2 weeks ago, prime suspect Ahmad Rahami has finally been arrested. So far Rahami has been charged with federal and state charges, including three counts of using and attempting to...

Experiencing History

Chidera Onyeizeh, Editor in Chief

February 10, 2016

Filed under News

This summer in June 26, 2015 the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage in any of the 50 states of USA. This day is important because gay people have been fighting against the prejudice towards them. This day changes many lives...

What’s in the Stars for the Stars

Aaron Bell, Centurion Staff Writer

January 12, 2016

Filed under News, Opinion, Student Life

What separates us, Rich South, from being a state renowned academic high school such as Whitney Young, Lincoln Park, or New Trier? Can Rich South really reach the status of being one of the best high schools in the state? Can...

Mr. McGrone: The Change that Rich South Needs

Aaron Bell, Centurion Staff Writer

January 12, 2016

Filed under News, Opinion, Student Life

Rich South’s newest principal, Mr. McGrone, has exponentially helped to transform the school into being a prodigious institution. He has made huge leaps and bounds at the school by making the school safer, more academically...

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