We have officially been cleared to re-open on Monday, September 17, 2018 by the City of Lawrence Mayor’s Office and the Lawrence Fire and Police Departments: www.centralcatholic.net/updates. Students should follow the 60-minute delayed start schedule. Thank you to all those members of the Raider family and beyond who have been instrumental during this time of need.
News & Events
Congratulations to Madison Arndt '14 on being nominated for the 2018 NCAA Woman of the Year Award. Madison, a four-year standout on the Manhattan College track and field team, graduated in May with a degree in marketing and joined the NCAA as its Division II Governance Intern for 2018-2019 year.
Join us on Monday, July 23, at the Renaissance Golf Club in Haverhill. Each year, alumni, parents, faculty, staff, and friends come together for this wonderful event. All proceeds better Central Catholic's Montagne Scholars. Limited spots are available!
The support of Corporate & Community Partners provides scholarship funding for qualified students who show academic promise and demonstrate financial need. Thank you to J. F. Shaw Company and all of our Partners for making the Central Catholic experience possible. Please show your support for CCHS by patronizing our Partners!
Congratulations to Gabriela Taveras ’13 on being crowned Miss Massachusetts 2018! Gabriela is a graduate of Emmanuel College with a degree in biology and concentration in neuroscience. She will represent Massachusetts in the Miss America contest, to be held in September.
For three days in June, over 170 students took part in the 17th annual Camp Champagnat Leadership Institute at Camp Marist on Ossipee Lake in NH. The Marist ideals of leadership and the lessons exemplified by the life of St. Champagnat provide the foundation and structure for this dynamic leadership experience, empowering students to take on a greater leadership role in their lives, at CCHS, and within their communities.
Wishing everyone a relaxing, enjoyable, and enriching summer. Summer hours and programs have been posted.
For over 20 years, Central Catholic's Summer Reading for Pleasure and Credit program has been cultivating a love of reading within students while serving as a model for other schools and educators. Students have the opportunity to read three designated books and complete a reading response journal to earn academic credit and the ability to opt out of the English Mid-Term in January. Register by Friday, June 15.
Final exams are being held from Friday, June 8 through Tuesday, June 12. Good luck to all of our students as they prepare for finals! Visit our Midterm & Final Exams page for study tips, the exam schedule, policies, and mindfulness and prayer resources.
Thank you to all those who participated in our third annual Raider Day of Giving on Wednesday, June 6. Alumni, parents, faculty, and friends joined together to raise support for the young men and women we serve through this powerful, 24-hour online fundraising effort. The participation went far beyond our expectations. Thank you for your love and support of CCHS and our students!
The 320 members of the Class of 2018 graduated during Central Catholic's 80th Commencement Exercises in the Memorial Gymnasium on May 24, 2018. They were recognized for their academic achievements, their athletic success, their service, their creativity, their kindness, and their love for one another. Good luck, Class of 2018 - we're proud of you, and we will miss you. You have made a profound impact on the CCHS Family!
On Memorial Day, we remember those who have died in the military serving our country and defending our freedoms. We honor all of our alumni who have served, including Lt. Col. Sean M. Judge ’89, Ph.D. USAF. Sean served over 19 years until his death in 2012.
After four years at Central Catholic, the Class of 2018 will be graduating and moving on to their next adventure. Join us as we celebrate them and their accomplishments! The Baccalaureate Mass will be held at St. Mary of the Assumption Church on Monday, May 21, and the 80th Commencement Exercises will be held in the Memorial Gymnasium on Thursday, May 24, with additional activities held throughout the week. Congratulations to members of the graduating class and also to members of the Class of 1968 on their Golden Anniversary!
The Central Catholic High School community congratulates our Class of 2018 Valedictorian & Salutatorian. Catherine G. Devlin '18 has been named Valedictorian for achieving the highest scholastic average over four years, and Joseph M. Durkin has been named Salutatorian for achieving the next highest scholastic average. Congratulations, Catherine and Joe!
Good luck to all those students who are in the process of taking AP Exams for 2017-2018, and congratulations to those students and graduates who were recognized as 2017 AP Scholars!
Join the Central Catholic Community on Saturday, May 12, for the 2018 Spring Vocal Music Concert, featuring Central Harmony (a cappella) and the Concert Choir. Good luck to all the performers. Admission is free.
Congratulations to Prachi Shah ’10 on being recognized as a Nurse Hero by the Boston Red Sox and Nurse.org! Thank you to Prachi and all Raider nurses who serve the sick and our communities with love and compassion. Happy National Nurses Week!
Congratulations to Steven Hajjar ’18, who received a scholarship to play D1 collegiate baseball at the University of Michigan and was recently featured in The Eagle-Tribune for the interest he’s generating from Major League scouts.
Join us for our annual Preview Night for 6th & 7th Graders on Tuesday, May 8, at 6:30, 7:00 or 7:30 PM. We will be offering presentations followed by campus tours so you may learn more about our Central Catholic Family of Excellence. Pre-registration has closed, but walk-in registrations are welcome! Click here for our Preview Night page!