Kaya Squirewell

Kaya Squirewell, Staff Contributor

Kaya Squirewell is a Junior who is in her second year of Journalism. She took the class because she enjoys to write about current events happening in the world. Her biggest passion in life is to become an elite basketball player. Kaya is currently the captain as well as a starter for Centreville’s Girls Varsity Basketball team. In ten years, she sees herself pursuing a career as a criminal psychologist, looking into the minds of criminals for their motives.

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Signing Day

Signing Day

February 19, 2020

The National Signing Day ceremony at Centreville High School brought together 13 of the top athletes who have committed to play next level sports at their chosen colleges and universities.  Senior...

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The Tragic Passing of Kobe Bryant

January 31, 2020

On Sunday January 26, a wave of shock reverberated throughout the world with the news of the tragic and sudden death of Kobe Bean Bryant due to a deadly helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. The horrific...

Atlanta Hawk Forward Chandler Parsons Suffers Major Injuries in Accident

Atlanta Hawk Forward Chandler Parsons Suffers Major Injuries in Accident

January 23, 2020

NBA Atlanta Hawks forward, Chandler Parsons, was the second-round pick by the Houston Rockets in the 2011 NBA draft. The 31-year-old has recently suffered potentially career ending injuries in a car accident...

Irwins Family Rescues Over 90,000 Animals From Australian Wildfires

Irwin’s Family Rescues Over 90,000 Animals From Australian Wildfires

January 21, 2020

Steve Irwin was a well known Australian wildlife expert in the early 2000's with his own T.V. series The Crocodile Hunter. The show was then cancelled after his death. In 2006, Irwin died after being stung...

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New Teacher Spotlight: Andrew Schaeffer

December 11, 2019

Mr. Schaeffer is one of Centreville’s newest English teachers. This is his first year teaching at Centreville High School, team taught along with other teacher, Mrs. Perrone. He was born in Charleston,...

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The Conspiracy Palette

November 18, 2019

The YouTubers Shane Dawson and Jeffree Star, with a combined 39 million subscribers, partnered up with Morphe to create and release their makeup collaboration. Shane Dawson collabed with Jeffree Star for...

El Camino: The Breaking Bad Movie

El Camino: The Breaking Bad Movie

October 10, 2019

Netflix released a trailer for a brand-new movie called El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, the first feature film from director Vince Gilligan. Breaking Bad is a Netflix American-crime drama television series...

Manon Rheaume Making History

Manon Rheaume Making History

September 30, 2019

1992 was a historic year for the professional women’s ice hockey goaltender, Manon Rheaume. 27 years ago, she became the first woman to play in a major North America pro sports league.  She was also...

The Centreville Wildcats Take on the Stonebridge Bulldogs

The Centreville Wildcats Take on the Stonebridge Bulldogs

September 10, 2019

On Friday, August 30, Centreville High School had their first home game against a non-conference team from Loudoun County, Stonebridge High School. The gates opened up at 6 p.m., but game time didn’t...

Kim Kardashian Becoming A Lawyer?

Kim Kardashian Becoming A Lawyer?

June 11, 2019

The millionaire reality TV star, model and social media influencer, Kim Kardashian, announced to the public that she was willing to pursue her dream of become a lawyer. In a Vogue magazine interview, she...

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Welcome Back Sister

June 3, 2019

James Charles, a 19-year-old Youtuber who had around 16.5 million subscribers, was deemed “canceled” after a scandal that was brought to attention on May 16. Tati Westbrook, a fellow Youtuber in the...

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Jaylon McKenzie

May 13, 2019

The eighth-grade football star from Belleville, Illinois, Jaylon McKenzie, had already accomplished many things as a 14 year old. He received many college offers, including the University of Missouri and...


Beyonce’s Homecoming Film

May 3, 2019

Beyonce Knowles-Carter, the queen bee, released a two-hour film on Netflix about her grand performance at Coachella. The new documentary shows last year's Coachella Music Festival and the process of putting...

Luke Perry

Luke Perry

March 18, 2019

The 52 year old television actor, Luke Perry, known for starring in Beverly Hills, 90210 and Riverdale, died March 4, 2019 due to a heart attack. The actor was rushed to the hospital from his home in the...

Womens History Month

Women’s History Month

March 1, 2019

March 1st is the beginning of the annual celebration of Women's History Month. This month is dedicated to honor women’s contributions in American history. Several women over the centuries have made inspiring...

Man Attacked By A Mountain Lion in Colorado

Man Attacked By A Mountain Lion in Colorado

February 15, 2019

A man went on a run by himself at the Horsetooth Mountain Open Space park near Fort Collins, Colorado. As he was running on the park trail, he heard something behind him. When he turned around, a mountain...

The Creation of the Ellen DeGeneres Wildlife Fund

The Creation of the Ellen DeGeneres Wildlife Fund

February 7, 2019

Ellen DeGeneres is an American comedian and television host well-known for her popular show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show. She is constantly doing good things for the world and community, but one thing she...

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3 Dead In Torrance Bowling Alley Shooting

January 15, 2019

The Gable House Bowl is a popular gaming venue in Torrance, California that provides an arcade, bowling alley, and laser tag. Unfortunately, on January 6, three men were found dead while four others were...

Penn State VS Wisconsin Football

Penn State VS Wisconsin Football

November 26, 2018

On November 10, fans traveled in cold weather from all over just to see Penn State’s dominant football team compete with the Wisconsin Badgers. The No.20 Nittany Lions beat Wisconsin Saturday afternoon...

Roman Reigns Battle Of Leukemia

Roman Reigns’ Battle Of Leukemia

November 1, 2018

WWE superstar, Roman Reigns -- one of the most beloved heels in the history of the sport -- had walked out the ring to a chorus of boos, capturing every moment. The fans became silent after he publicly...

Play for the Cure Field Hockey Game

“Play for the Cure” Field Hockey Game

October 5, 2018

On Tuesday October 2nd, Centreville High School's JV Field Hockey Team played their rival school, Westfield, on their home field. The young ladies, coached by Jenna Weinberg, were prepared to go into...

Five Men Arrested For Selling Fake Air Jordans Worth $73 Million

Five Men Arrested For Selling Fake Air Jordans Worth $73 Million

October 3, 2018

On August 8th, a group of men in New York by the name of Mikuki Suen (43), Jian Min Huang (42), Songhua Qu (54), Kin Lui Chen (53), and Fangrang Qu (31), were arrested for selling around 400,000 pairs...

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