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Join us for Raider Homecoming 2022!

Join us for Raider Homecoming 2022!

Join us on Friday, October 14 and Saturday, October 15 for a fun Homecoming Weekend filled with opportunities to reunite with your fellow Raiders!

Festivities include the Homecoming Football Game & Barbecue, a Post-Game Reception at the Spicket River Brewery (21+), and the Golden Raider Brunch for alumni who have celebrated the 50th Anniversary of their graduation.

Festivities for students include the Homecoming Pep Rally on Friday, October 14 and the Homecoming Dance - Under the Sea on Saturday, October 15.

See below for more details or visit the Homecoming 2022 page.

Our Family is Growing

In addition to graduates of CCHS, we are excited to include graduates of St. Mary High School and graduates of the Presentation of Mary Academy in our Homecoming and Alumni Festivities!

Image of football players and Pat Patriot with heading %22Raider Homecoming 2022, Friday, October 14%22

The Football Game & Barbecue

Friday Night, October 14

Join us for the Homecoming Football Game & Barbecue, including Pre-Game Festivities beginning at 5:30 PM, and a 7:00 PM kick-off against the Methuen HS Rangers.

  • Lawrence Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • No RSVP Required.
  • Game tickets available at gate.

Come to the Homecoming Tent to purchase food for $1.00.

Thank you to the following alumni and their businesses that have donated food for the Homecoming BBQ!

We’ll also have a photo booth, hand painting, a bounce house, and half-time games.

The Raider Campus Store will be on hand for you to purchase Raider Spirit Gear.

We hope to see you there.

Go, Raiders!

Alums at the Spicket River Brewery

Post-Game Reception (21+) at the Spicker River Brewery

Friday, October 14

Join Raider alumni and friends (21 years and older) for a post-game reception at the Spicket River Brewery, owned by John Cornejo '97. No RSVP Required.

Click here for directions.

Spicket River Brewery Logo

We hope to see you there.

Five 1969 grds pose with a Red Sea towell

The Golden Raider Brunch

Saturday Morning, October 15

Alumni of Central Catholic, St. Mary High School, and Presentation of Mary Academy who have celebrated the 50th Anniversary of their high school graduation are invited to a reception in their honor.

  • Saturday, October 15
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Baroni Hall - Central Catholic

Join fellow classmates for a complimentary brunch reception to celebrate your 50+ class anniversary.

The Office of Institutional Advancement would like to thank you for the legacy of excellence that you helped to establish for generations of students to come.

Click here to RSVP before October 12.


  • Mr. David Erwin, Chief Advancement Officer, 978-682-0260 ext. 632,

Additional Student Homecoming Events

Students cheering in bleachers in front of %22We Are Central%22 banner

The Homecoming Pep Rally

Friday Afternoon, October 14

The student body will gather in the Memorial Gymnasium for a Homecoming Pep Rally planned by the Student Council.

Homecoming Dance graphic Under the Sea

The Homecoming Dance: Under the Sea

Saturday Night, October 15, 2022

This year's Homecoming Dance will be a semi-formal dance with food provided by Kowloon Restaurant and planned by the Student Council.

Homecoming Dance Tickets Purchase by October 10

Can't Make Homecoming? Return to Campus Virtually!

Virtual Tour

Come home to the CCHS campus through our 360 Degree Virtual Tour!

Be sure to click on the Raider Photo Reels (white photo icons) placed in many of the campus locations.

Raider Nation

Stay Connected

Visit the Alumni Portal

Update your contact information to receive reunion notices and the latest news from Central Catholic.

Alumni Update Form

Alumni are invited to join us in prayer and to submit special intentions.

A Call for Special Intentions

Beyond Homecoming: Thanksgiving at Central Catholic

The Coach Peter V. O'Sullivan '67 Memorial Alumni Race & Walk

Four alumni running in the annual Coach O. race.

12:30 PM, Wednesday, November 23, 2022: The Lawrence Reservoir

On the day before Thanksgiving, please join us and many other alumni and friends of CCHS in running or walking the 5k around the Reservoir!

Following the walk, there will be post-race pizza served in Baroni Hall.

In true X-C spirit, the run will happen, rain (snow) or shine!

  • Wednesday, November 23
  • Locker rooms open at 11:30 AM
  • Race begins at 12:30 PM
  • Location: Lawrence Reservoir at Tower Hill
  • Register online or by mail by Nov. 18

Registration is donation optional. All proceeds benefit the Peter O'Sullivan Memorial Scholarship Fund. 

Click here to sign up

The Thanksgiving Day Football Game

Football team running through banner onto field

10:00 AM, Thursday, November 24 - Veterans Memorial Stadium, Lawrence

The Raider Football Team will be battling Lawrence High School in our annual Thanksgiving Day Game at Lawrence Veterans Memorial Stadium.

Come together with generations of Raiders!

Tickets available at the gate. Price TBD.

Go, Raiders!

Stands full of students wearing red and cheering



Central Catholic High School
A College Preparatory High School of Excellence in the Marist Tradition

Founded by the Marist Brothers in the heart of Lawrence, Massachusetts in 1935, Central Catholic High School enrolls 1,200 students from over 60 cities and towns and several countries. Students come from diverse backgrounds to form a caring community of faith, learning, and service. They advance to college in overwhelming numbers (nearly 100%) and move on to successful careers and positions of leadership in government, business, industry, academia, and professions.

Central Catholic High School is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

For more information, please visit, call 978-682-0260, or email

Mission: Central Catholic High School makes Jesus known and loved.
We educate the whole person for college and for life, with particular care for the least favored and those in need.