For the second consecutive year, a unique program dubbed the “Write Stuff” offered over 120 Central Catholic seniors the rare opportunity to have their college essays reviewed by professional college representatives before students submit applications to their dream schools.
News & Events
Thank you to those who attended our first event on October 9! Central Catholic High School is committed to the emotional health and well-being of our students. Through our Fall Wellness Series for Parents & Educators, we are proud to offer Growing Up in the Digital Age: A Film Screening and Panel Discussion on October 9 (and on October 16 in Spanish) and The Secret Lives of Teens & Tweens on October 17.
Thank you to all of the members of Raider Nation who came together over the weekend to make Homecoming such a success! Congratulations to the Raider Football team on their resounding victory, and congratulations to Raider Volleyball and coach Gannon Paris on his 200th win!
Over 1,000 Central Catholic High School students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends witnessed Brother Rene D. Roy, FMS, a 1959 graduate of CCHS and former president of the school (2005-2009), being named President Emeritus during the Opening Mass at CCHS on October 1, 2018. Bro. Rene is the first person in Central Catholic history to be recognized with this title.
This summer, 23 Raiders participated in Central Catholic’s 3rd Annual Summer Service Opportunity. The service team, consisting of 15 students and eight staff members, traveled to Maine for a week of service in an impoverished area surrounding Rumford.
Jonathan Machado ’07 was recently featured in a Lawrence Partnership video highlighting his commitment to Lawrence and why it’s important to him.
Each year, Central Catholic invites the grandparents of freshmen to attend a special afternoon with their grandchildren. The 7th Annual Freshman Grandparents Day is being held on Wednesday, October 10, at 12:30 PM. Thank you to all Raider grandparents for your legacy of love, wisdom, and sacrifice.
Student Council organized a collection of needed items for Lazarus House and the Lawrence Senior Center the week of September 24. We want to wholeheartedly thank those members of our Raider Nation who have given of themselves to help those impacted by this event.
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.