Sophomores in Ms. Jennifer Gaudette '15's English class celebrated World Read Aloud Day by sharing their love of reading with second graders at the Henry K. Oliver Elementary School in Lawrence!
News & Events
During the month of February, the United States celebrates Black History Month to recognize the contributions to American life that Black and African Americans have made. This month, CCHS is displaying The Creative Mind, a traveling exhibit from the National Academy of Sciences that celebrates the contributions of African Americans to medicine, mathematics, engineering, and all branches of science.
Students enrolled in the course Facing History & Ourselves recently met with Dr. Rita Goldberg, an author and Harvard lecturer who is the daughter of a Holocaust survivor and resistor. Thank you to Dr. Goldberg for sharing her stories and insights, and thank you to Religious Studies teacher Ms. Anne Martino, who coordinated her visit.
This past fall, Stephen J. Kelley '64 retired after 56 years at the Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence, where he's transformed the lives of countless children. Central Catholic was proud to celebrate Steve and his impact on Lawrence and the wider world at Steve Kelley '64 Night at Raider Boys Basketball.
We are excited to announce that Mr. John Sexton '97 has been named the next Head Coach of Raider Football after an extensive search that began after Mr. Chuck "Coach A" Adamopoulos stepped down in November. Coach Sexton is well positioned to lead Raider Football after serving as a coach for over 20 years.
Members of the Raider Ski & Snowboard Club spent Sunday, January 15, at Waterville Valley - the second of several ski outings this winter and one of several ways Raiders can explore their love of skiing and the great outdoors!
We are proud to announce the re-launch of the Raider Review - the official newspaper of Central Catholic High School - after a long hiatus! Be sure to check out the recent articles and the newest iteration of this Central Catholic tradition.
Central Catholic’s magazine, The Emblem, keeps alumni, students, parents, and friends up-to-date with major events and information related to CCHS. Read about Jonathan Lemire '97 and other leading Raiders in the field of journalism.
Merry Christmas from all of us at Central Catholic High School! The CCHS Family came together on Tuesday, December 20, for the Advent & Christmas Prayer Service to explore "The True Meaning of Christmas" with Campus Ministry and to sing Christmas Carols with the Liturgical Band & Chorus.
The Central Catholic community came together on December 21 for the first Visions Christmas Coffeehouse in three years. The night featured a variety of inspiring performances cheered on by a supportive audience filled with friends, classmates, and teachers.
Congratulations to the outstanding Raider Student-Athletes who recently committed to play Division 1 collegiate-level football next year: Sean Mercuri '23 at Merrimack College, Jaden Wiggins '23 at the University of Massachusetts, and Preston Zinter '23 at the University of Notre Dame.
On Saturday, December 17, the Band & Chorus Christmas Concert provided a magical, musical experience for the Raider Family! The talents of our student-singers, student-musicians, and directors were on full display in the performances by Central Harmony, the Flute Quartet, the Jazz Band, the Concert Choir, and the Concert Band.
Ms. Jeanne Burns, Assistant Principal: Academic Dean, has announced the Academic Honor Roll of Students and Award Winners for the First Term of the 2022-2023 Academic Year (as of 12/4/2022). The Administration, Faculty, and Staff congratulate these young men and women for their well-earned achievements.
The Central Catholic Band & Chorus performed at the IC North Pole Express in Newburyport on December 3, helping to spread the Christmas and Raider Spirit! Be sure to attend Central Catholic's Band & Christmas Concert on December 17.
Every year on the day before Thanksgiving, the Central Catholic Family comes together for the Coach Peter V. O'Sullivan '67 Memorial Alumni Race & Walk. Thank you to everyone who came out on November 23, 2022 for this great event.
On November 19, the Outdoor Adventure Club hiked the 6.5 mile Brook Walk Trail in the Ossipee Mountains of New Hampshire. They enjoyed wonderful weather and beautiful views of the Lakes Region while hiking along some waterfalls and cascades.
Central Catholic has begun creating a Raider Winter Wonderland on campus! Join with us in the Christmas spirit for some of the many upcoming activities and events at CCHS, including the The Christmas Project, the Raider Festival of Trees, The Raider Family Christmas Gift-Wrapping Party, the Band & Chorus Christmas Concert, the Advent & Christmas Prayer Service, and the Visions Christmas Coffeehouse.
Beloved teacher and coach Mr. Charles "Coach A" Adamopoulos has announced that he is retiring as Head Coach of Raider Football. Coach A served as Head Coach for 26 years, three State Championships, and 13 Merrimack Valley Conference Titles. He will continue to serve as a member of the CCHS Faculty.
The Theatre Guild is proud to present Puffs on December 1, 2, and 3 in Central Catholic's Allan B. Rogers Memorial Theater. Limited tickets are currently available for all shows.
During November, Central Catholic honored Native American Heritage Month through morning reflections and recognition of the Native American impact on history, art, and literature. Mr. Sam King, the Ecology Coordinator for the Marist Brothers US Province, spoke with students about indigenous peoples and their leadership on climate change.