Central Catholic officially kicked off our annual Walkathon initiative on October 20: 1 Month. 1 Mile. 1 School. Walk 2020 will be held on November 20. Click here to watch the Walk Kick Off video, review Walk details, and to make a donation or become a sponsor!
News & Events
Your Raider Experience starts here! Prospective students and families are invited to meet our teachers and students, explore our campus, and learn about our innovative programs at our Virtual Open House, which opened October 15 and runs through October 31. Visit our Open House page for more information.
When English teacher Mrs. Jessica (Dick) LaBrie '09 walks into her classroom each day, she’s focused not just on the students in front of her, but also on the students participating via Live Remote Instruction from home. She’s expanded her teaching methods to include new tools that empower her students to connect, learn, and stay organized, wherever they are!
This year, Central Catholic is launching a new initiative to connect with graduates - virtual receptions held for alumni in various parts of the country. Raider Nation, Coast to Coast kicks off on October 29 with a reception for alumni and friends in NY City, NJ, & CT hosted by President Chris Sullivan '81 with special guests Chuck Adamopoulos and Ernie DiFiore.
Senior Sweta Alla '21, the founder and CEO of the startup Edu4Space, is fully engaged in celebrating and promoting World Space Week. Edu4Space is committed to youth space education and is offering some incredible speakers, activities, and community events!
Congratulations to the six Central Catholic seniors who were recently named as “Commended Students” to the 2021 National Merit® Scholarship Program by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation – a not-for-profit organization that recognizes academically talented high school students. (In photo: two of our Commended Students.)
Over the weekend, a team of Central Catholic students and adults participated in the Spicket River Cleanup, helping to keep the Spicket River Greenway adjacent to our campus clean!
On Thursday, October 1, the Central Catholic school community will celebrate the start of our 85th Anniversary Year and the feast day of St. Thérèse of Lisieux, the patroness of Central Catholic, as we livestream the Opening of School Liturgy from the Carney Family Chapel.
National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated each year from September 15 through October 15. Through a collaboration between Central Catholic’s Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity; the World Language Department; and the student-led S.C.O.P.E. and Vision groups, we will be celebrating throughout the month and beyond with various activities throughout the school. Everyone is invited to participate!
Students are invited to participate in Central Catholic’s Career Exploration Series, which kicks off on Tuesday, September 29, with ocean diver and cinematographer Shawn Mahoney '97. Initial sessions also include Criminal Investigation with NCIS Special Agent Audrey Haggar '03, Law with Atty. Heidi Mader '02, and Electrical Engineering with Design Engineer Amit Lele. More careers to come!
Last week, Central Catholic welcomed all students back to campus during Welcome Week! (Welcome Week photos are posted in the portal on the Raider Photos page and on the Freshman Year Experience page.) This Monday marked the first full day of classes as part of our Hybrid Live Learning Model.
Congratulations to Osamuyimen “Uyi” Osayimwen '21, who has received offers from some of the leading academic schools in the country. Uyi, one of the top linemen in the area, is also a top student committed to service and student leadership.
On Monday and Tuesday, Central Catholic welcomed members of the Freshman Class of 2024 onto campus and into the CCHS Family. We are excited to welcome back our Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors over the remaining days of the week!
We are excited to offer our Central Catholic community a comprehensive guide for a safer Return to Campus. From procedures for possible COVID-19 cases to an in-depth look into our learning models, this special guide outlines expectations and protocols for every member of our campus community. Together - by following this detailed guide - we can protect ourselves and each other.
Congratulations to the 306 CCHS students who sat for 677 Advanced Placement exams in 26 different subject areas during the spring of 2020, achieving scores that exceeded state and global averages, led by the 118 students who were named AP Scholars.
On Thursday, August 20, Central Catholic hosted "One Stellar School Year Supply Drive," a joint project between CCHS and the Community Group for Summer Marist Service Day. Thank you to our student leaders, volunteers, and everyone who donated over 50 bags of school supplies, doubling our goal!
This summer, The Eagle-Tribune announced their All-Century Teams (21st Century) for each sport (All-Decade for football). Fifty-one Raiders made the teams, including one current student-athlete. (Three of the 51 made two of the teams.)
This spring, Molly Teece '17 started an initiative that provided hundreds of items of protective equipment, including masks, face shields, and “ear-savers,” to COVID-19 first responders.
Central Catholic and the Community Group are joining forces for "One Stellar School Year Supply Drive" on Thursday, August 20. Pop your trunk to help kindergarten and pre-kindergarten students in Lawrence!
The Central Catholic Administration is excited to announce that we will Return to Campus by implementing our Hybrid Live Instruction Learning Model for the fall. Hybrid Live Instruction is a combination of on-campus learning and remote learning. Whether on or off campus – all CCHS students will receive real-time, synchronous instruction.