The fall 2018 sports season at Central Catholic has come to a close, and it proved to be an exciting and successful few months for both boys and girls varsity sports. From the Girls Varsity Field Hockey team becoming MVC Champions for the first time in school history to the Boys Varsity Football Team also being named MVC Champions, congratulations to all coaching staffs and to all the student-athletes who excel athletically while balancing rigourous academic schedules.
News & Events
Last week, several Central Catholic World Language courses participated in the 2018 Hour of Code Worldwide Challenge – an activity that demystifies the act of coding for students of all skill levels grades K-12.
Thank you to the Band & Choir Programs for a joyous Christmas Concert, There's No Business Like 'Snow' Business, and thank you to the Student Alumni Association for hosting the annual Family Christmas Gift-Wrapping Party. What better time to celebrate the spirit, talents, and generosity of our students than during the Christmas season?
The support of Corporate & Community Partners provides scholarship funding for qualified students who show academic promise and demonstrate financial need. Thank you to Henry's Jewelry and all of our Partners for making the Central Catholic experience possible. Please show your support for CCHS by patronizing our Partners!
From freshman to senior year, a student at Central Catholic has numerous opportunities to incorporate computer science learning into their educational and extracurricular experience. Whether it’s designing a video game, participating in Advanced Placement computer science courses, or programming a 3D printer, a primary goal at CCHS is for students to graduate with a multi-faceted knowledge of computing skills.
Over 1,400 Central Catholic High School students, faculty, alumni, board members and other honored guests recently enjoyed a visit from Cardinal Seán O’Malley as he presided over a very special Mass at Central Catholic on Monday, November 26, 2018. The Cardinal visits CCHS and other regional Catholic schools to connect with local communities and celebrate Mass.
Ms. Jeanne Burns, Assistant Principal: Academic Dean, has announced the Academic Honor Roll of Students for the First Quarter of the 2018-2019 school year. The Administration, Faculty, and Staff congratulate these young men and women for their well-earned achievements.
Mr. Thomas McCarthy, age 95, is a resident at the Mary Immaculate Nursing and Restorative Center in Lawrence – just a few blocks from Central Catholic High School, a place that is near and dear to his heart. Mr. McCarthy is a particularly big fan of the CCHS Alma Mater, so seven generous students recently brought the Alma Mater to his door at Mary Immaculate.
We are happy to report that Central Catholic is eligible to receive donations from Amazon through the AmazonSmile program. Whether it's Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday, or any day of the year, give back to CCHS simply by shopping on Amazon!
Congratulations to junior Kerrigan Hemp '20 on capturing two state titles, one in the 500 freestyle and one in the 100 backstroke, at the Division 2 State Meet. Kerrigan set a school record in the 500 freestyle and earned her third consecutive state title in the 100 backstroke.
We have a lot to be thankful for at CCHS! Come together with the CCHS family for some of our upcoming events, including the Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive for Lazarus House, the O'Sullivan Memorial Alumni Race/Walk (11/21), the Thanksgiving Day Football Game (now at 6pm, Wed., 11/21), and Alumni Reunions.
Central Catholic alumnus and long-time assistant varsity baseball coach Mr. John Sexton '97 has been officially named the new Head Coach of the Varsity Baseball program at CCHS. Since 2003, Mr. Sexton has served as the assistant baseball coach under Mr. Marc Pelletier '79, who recently stepped down from the post as head coach after over 30 highly successful years leading the Raiders.
Four student-athletes signed their National Letters of Intent to compete in athletics at the Division 1 and Division 2 collegiate level. Congratulations to these outstanding young men and women!
On Friday, November 16, Central Catholic will be holding Walk 2018, our annual student fundraising event. The Walkathon has raised over $1.5 million since 2000, funding important initiatives that directly impact the student experience. This year's Walk will help transform the Raider Pub, a gathering spot for generations of students, into the Raider Café. Please consider supporting our students and staff through this important event!
Join Central Catholic President Chris Sullivan '81 and fellow alumni for our 3rd Annual NYC Alumni Reception on Thurs., Nov. 29. Hosted by Albert Aeed '87.
In the spirit of Veterans Day, CCHS is paying tribute to all those from the Central Catholic community who have served or are serving in the military.
Following an exhilarating win (23-20) on Friday, Nov. 2 over top-ranked football powerhouse Everett, Mr. Chuck Adamopoulos (more widely known as ‘Coach A’) is being deservedly honored as the New England Patriots High School Coach of the Week. Central Catholic’s win over Everett secured a place for the Raiders in the Division 1 North Final against St. John’s Prep at 1:00 PM on Saturday, Nov. 10 at St. John’s.
Seniors enrolled in American City: Rise, Fall, & Rebirth, a course designed and taught by Mr. Matthew Joyal '08, took a driving tour of the historical sites of the City of Lawrence. The students explored various parts of the city, including the mills, original immigrant neighborhoods, the downtown commercial district along Essex Street, and other major sites such as City Hall, the Common, the Ayer Mill Clock Tower, and the Great Stone Dam.
Over 200 high school students from across the region – including 23 students and several faculty members from Central Catholic – recently attended Junior Achievement’s STEM Symposium at Greater Lawrence Technical School in Andover, MA. The symposium offered students the unique opportunity to interact face-to-face with companies and employees currently working in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) fields.
On All Saints Day and throughout the month of November, we will be remembering our deceased loved ones in a special way. On behalf of the Marist Brothers and the CCHS Family, we invite you to submit any special intentions you may have, whether for a deceased loved one or for someone who is struggling.