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Central Catholic's Innovative Learning Academy

For Middle School Students

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A Flexible & Personalized Learning Experience

Central Catholic High School's Innovative Learning Academy for Middle School Students offers current 5th-8th grade students an opportunity to learn and thrive in a flexible and personalized environment.

By empowering students to achieve their highest potential and pursue their passion, Central Catholic's Innovative Learning Academy provides global experiences in a collaborative community.

Academy Director

Mrs. Jodi Linnehan Kriner

Mrs. Jodi Linnehan Kriner

Director of Innovation and Academic Technologies

Academy Courses: Summer 2023

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Program Details: Summer 2023

  • Session Courses Meet:
    • On Campus:
      • July 10 -14 (M-F)
      • 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Instructors are also available via Zoom and email through the program for additional support
  • Registration Opens:
    • February 6, 2023 
  • Course fee:
    • $249 
  • Academy Kick-Off: July 10, 2023
  • Term Dates: 
    • July 10 - July 14
    • Classes meet M-F @ CCHS
  • Students receive 0.5 CCHS credit

Middle School students currently in grades 5th-8th have an opportunity to earn Central Catholic High School credits through synchronous and asynchronous courses.

Students who participate in Central Catholic’s Innovative Learning Academy can take advanced courses in the area of Fine & Performing Arts & Computer Science as 9th or 10th graders.

Virtual Tour

Explore our campus through a 360 degree Virtual Tour! Be sure to click on the Raider Photo Reels (white photo icons) placed in many of the campus locations.

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The 2022 Innovative Learning Academy

Thank you to all those who participated in the Summer 2022 Innovative Learning Academy!

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Congratulations on your achievements!

The 2022 Innovative Learning Academy

Last Day of the Academy - July 15, 2022

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The 2021 Innovative Learning Academy

Thank you to all those who participated in the Summer 2021 Innovative Learning Academy!

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Congratulations on your achievements!

Innovative Learning Academy Recognition Night

Baroni Hall - October 7, 2021

Academy Kick-Off! Photos from 2019

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2019 Academy Recognition

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Friday Night Tech+ Sessions for 6th, 7th, & 8th graders

Join the Central Catholic Innovative Learning Academy for Friday Night Tech+ Sessions!

  • Friday, January 20, 2023
  • Friday, February 10, 2023

Each session is a one-night program held from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM and includes pizza dinner.

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Friday Night Tech+ Session