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Undefeated Team Captain

Undefeated Team Captain

Claudia Porto '21, a captain on the Girls Basketball Team, has helped lead the Raiders to an undefeated record as they enter the Merrimack Valley Conference Tournament.

Claudia Porto '21 dribbling

Claudia was recently featured in The Eagle-Tribune:

Captain Porto 'doing the little things' for unbeaten Central Catholic

Claudia will continue her academic and athletic career at Union College in New York.

Her sister Juliana Porto '20 is a freshman at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI).

Congratulations, Claudia! Good luck in the tournament (and at Union College)!

Claudia Porto '21 holding flowers with parents

Claudia with her parents on Senior Night

Congratulations to Raider Girls Basketball on an undefeated season, and good luck in the tournament!

Raider Girls Basketball team lined up, arms linked

Central Catholic High School
A College Preparatory High School of Excellence in the Marist Tradition
Founded by the Marist Brothers in the heart of Lawrence, Massachusetts in 1935, Central Catholic High School enrolls 1,300 students from over 60 cities and towns. Students come from diverse backgrounds to form a caring community of faith, learning, and service. They advance to college in overwhelming numbers (nearly 100%) and move on to successful careers and positions of leadership in government, business, industry, academia, and professions.

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Mission: Central Catholic High School makes Jesus known and loved.
We educate the whole person for college and for life, with particular care for the least favored and those in need.

Raider Athletics

Raider Athletics represents a proud tradition of excellence that enriches the Central Catholic experience for both participants and spectators.

Our student-athletes bring home State, Sectional, and Conference Championships on a regular basis while representing the school community with pride.

Central Catholic offers twenty-seven (27) Varsity sports in competitions governed by the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) and the Merrimack Valley Conference (MVC) as well as two (2) seasons of Cheerleading under the Massachusetts Secondary School Administrators' Association (MSSAA).

More than half of our student body, approximately 800 students, compete on at least one of these teams, an experience that fosters teamwork, dedication, sportsmanship, and the pursuit of excellence, lessons that carry over into all aspects of life.