Online Student Life: Raider Reconnect is a way to reconnect the Central Catholic family beyond the classroom during the COVID-19 closure. Although we might not be together on campus, our Raider Spirit extends far beyond the grounds of 300 Hampshire Street. Visit Raider Connect for various ways to engage in Student Life at CCHS.
News & Events
Central Catholic celebrated Spirit Week the first week in March, and Raider Spirit was on full display! Check out some photos to relive the Spirit Week experience.
Teacher Mrs. Ashleigh (Ward) Brown '00 with her cat Gus preparing for Day 2 of remote learning. Gus has been participating in her English class sessions on Zoom. He LOVES to see the kids (and himself) onscreen. Thank you to all those who made Day 1 of remote learning a success!
Today marks the first day of remote learning (and teaching) for the students and staff of Central Catholic High School. Good luck to our students and faculty as they begin this new adventure!
Central Catholic is committed to the health and well-being of our students, faculty, and staff. We continue to take the steps needed to keep our community safe through proactive and precautionary measures. Be sure to visit our web resource "Be Well: COVID-19 Updates" for updated information on our response to the coronavirus. You are encouraged to visit this site often for the latest information.
Congratulations to the outstanding CCHS student-athletes who recently signed National Letters of Intent (NLI) to play Division 1 or Division 2 collegiate-level sports in Fall 2020.
As part of Women’s History Month, we are working to recognize those women in the history of Central Catholic, from our founding through today, who have shaped CCHS and impacted your lives! Whether it's transformative teachers like Ms. Karen Moynihan and Ms. Carol Cultrera, or dynamic supporters from our early days like Ms. Mary Kilcoyne, we want you to help us recognize them!
Central Catholic High School, the Marist Brothers USA Province, and all Marist schools around the USA are recognizing Marist Refugee Awareness Week. We remember in prayer and solidarity the more than 65 million world refugees, half of whom are children. In this spirit, the Central Catholic Missions Collection for the month of March will go toward for the Encuentro Project in El Paso, Texas.
Central Catholic has set the 2020-2021 academic tuition at $14,920, an increase of just 3.0% over the 2019-2020 academic year. Central Catholic offers a world-class education while maintaining one of the lowest tuition rates among private and Catholic secondary schools in the region through prudent management of the school’s finances.
Spirit Week kicks off on Monday with PJ Day and culminates with the Spirit Rally and Visions Spirit Day Coffeehouse on Friday! This week-long celebration of Raider Spirit is a defining experience shared by generations of CCHS students. Activities for this year also include Sports Day, the Spirit Week Liturgy, Throwback Thursday, a world-famous hypnotist and, yes, ice cream sundaes. Go, Raiders!
The Ski & Snowboard Club spent February vacation skiing and snowboarding the Rocky Mountains! Thank you to our chaperones, including club moderator and Assistant Principal Mrs. Jodi Linnehan Kriner, for making the trip possible!
Join us for our 13th Annual Catwalk4Cancer on Saturday, March 28. This student-powered fashion event combines a love for fashion with an incredible cause, helping people with cancer, and has raised a total of over $350,000 in the past 12 years by bringing together over 900 people annually.
In January, the Office of School and College Counseling met with the Class of 2021 to jumpstart the College Exploration process. The class was introduced to Raz Raider, their guide as they search for the right college fit for them.
On Sunday, February 16, the Ski & Snowboard Club will be leaving for Colorado to ski at Breckenridge over February Vacation. Two seniors, Isabel Majewski '20 and Sean Vumbaco '20, will be posting video updates from their trip. Be sure to follow the Ski & Snowboarding Club on Twitter and Instagram!
CCHS is committed to the emotional health and well-being of our students and families. We periodically offer educational programs for parents and educators that complement the programs we offer to our students. On Wednesday, February 26, parents, guardians, and educators are invited to Minding Your Mind: 'Angst... let's talk about it!' Register to attend.
On Friday, February 7, Catholic Schools Foundation (CSF) Scholars from Central Catholic High School were celebrated during a breakfast in Boston hosted by Cardinal Séan O’Malley, John Farina of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) and Catholic Schools Foundation.
CCHS senior Anthony Traficante '20 was recently named Youth of the Year by the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Salem (NH). Anthony served over 75 hours in the community through the Club's Keystone service program, in addition to being a member of the National Honor Society at CCHS and captain of the Raider Varsity Basketball Team. Julia Storniolo '20 was also named a finalist for Youth of the Year based on her community service and contributions to the Club.
In November, Jose Batistine '10 and Alyssa Reilly '10 returned to where their love story began, Central Catholic High School, for their engagement photos. They’ll be getting married in March – one of several Raider love stories we’re highlighting this year as we approach Valentine’s Day!
Also referred to as Black History Month, African American History Month is celebrated each February. Through a collaboration between Central Catholic’s Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity; Academic Departments, the student-led S.C.O.P.E., the Cinema Club, and the Library & Media Center, we will be highlighting African American History throughout the month. Everyone is invited to participate!
In recognition of World Read Aloud Day on February 5, 2020, a group of 18 Central Catholic High School freshmen brightened the day of some younger members of the Lawrence community by visiting Lawrence Catholic Academy (LCA) to read aloud to Pre-K students.