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.
Faculty & Staff News & Profiles
Congratulations to Mr. Charles Adamopoulos, a beloved faculty member (39 years), on his 200th win as Head Coach of Raider Football (26 years).
Last week, eight students in Honors Introduction to Entrepreneurship participated in a full-day Junior Achievement Entrepreneurship Challenge at Bentley University against students from across the state.
Last week, students in Central Catholic's AP English Literature Course visited The Wall That Heals, a traveling exhibit that features a three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and a mobile Education Center. The students visited after reading and discussing The Things They Carried by novelist Tim O’Brien based on his experiences during the Vietnam War.
The Central Catholic community is excited to welcome our newest group of dedicated educators and staff members as we begin the 2022-2023 Academic Year. They are excited to be welcoming our students on Thursday, September 8, and Friday, September 9, as we begin our 88th year.
This summer, four Central Catholic faculty members from across the academic disciplines attended the ISTE Live EdTech Conference in New Orleans! This opportunity is one example of the many ways the CCHS Faculty & Staff are continuously exploring ways and tools to help students succeed in a constantly changing world.
Congratulations to Mr. Daniel Cargill, Business Manager at Central Catholic for almost 40 years, for being honored with the prestigious Will Hancock Unsung Hero Award presented by the National Business Officers Association (NBOA) in June 2022.
Our President, Mr. Christopher Sullivan '81, has traveled to the birthplace of the Marist Brothers as part of Pilgrimage to L'Hermitage. President Sullivan invites you to walk with him virtually through reflections and photographs.
The Central Catholic community celebrated our retiring faculty members during a Super Send-Off. Students and staff lined the hallways to thank them for their contributions to the Raider Family and to wish them well! In addition, two faculty members celebrated 25 years of service to Central Catholic.
Central Catholic's faculty and staff model our Marist ideals through their compassion and commitment to service. On Holy Thursday, they donated over 200 sandwiches and other goods to our neighbors at Lazarus House Ministries and Daybreak Shelter, providing a wonderful example of what it means to serve others and be Marist!
Bro. Ernest Beland, FMS, a faculty member at CCHS for over 40 years renowned for his passionate and dynamic teaching style, passed away on February 8, 2022. Join us in honoring his legacy - you are invited to share your memories of Bro. Ernie.
This month, two Raiders achieved 100 career victories as head coaches at the varsity level! Congratulations to Ms. Casey Grange '03, Head Coach of Girls Varsity Basketball, and Mr. James Durkin '00, Head Coach of Varsity Wrestling.
A class of 23 budding student-entrepreneurs at Central Catholic re-enacted the hit TV show "Shark Tank," where they presented their innovative business ideas to a group of faculty "sharks."
Congratulations to Mr. Dennis King, CCHS science teacher and former Raider wrestling coach, who was inducted into the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in the fall for a lifetime of service to wrestling.
Two members of the CCHS Faculty, Staff, and Administration ran the Boston Marathon on Monday! Congratulations to Mrs. Aliali Silverio Belkus '97; Dean of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion; and Dr. Kristina Ouellette, Mathematics Faculty Member. They didn't miss a beat, returning to school, and a very proud CCHS community, on Tuesday.
Central Catholic is excited to welcome a passionate group of educators and staff members as we begin the 2021-2022 Academic Year. New faculty members attended a New Teacher Orientation in August and are prepared to hit the ground running when the entire faculty and staff return on Tuesday, September 7.
Four members of the Central Catholic Faculty retired at the end of the 2020-2021 Academic Year, and several additional faculty members celebrated 25 years at CCHS.
Join Raz Raider in celebrating the Central Catholic Faculty during Teacher Appreciation Week - everyone in Raider Nation knows that our teachers are certainly "the best around!"
During the month of March, Central Catholic’s Fine & Performing Arts Department celebrated “Music in Our Schools Month.” Thank you to Mrs. Danielle Marine, Department Chair and Music Teacher/Band Director, for coordinating these efforts and for helping to make music such an important part of life at CCHS!
Central Catholic is known for faculty members that care deeply about each student and fulfill numerous roles in helping them to grow, learn, and excel. Ms. Katelyn Andrade is just one example - she's taught in three academic departments, has coached for over 15 years (and eight championships), and moderates the Chess Club.
Students enrolled in one of our new courses, Engineering Applications of Computer Science, are composing music, developing assistive technology, and overcoming additional real-world design challenges under the tutelage of their teacher Mr. Andrew Joyal '11.
A unique Honors Forensic Science course taught by science teacher Ms. Bridgette Bolduc allows Central Catholic students to recreate crime scenes and utilize a variety of types of lab equipment… even in their own homes. Forensic science students can also earn dual enrollment college credit from Syracuse University.
On Friday, December 18, World Language faculty member Mr. Jeremy Hay '90 will be helping his students move a digital robot by coding commands in Spanish. This unique activity is part of the annual Hour of Code – a national technology program that aims to demystify coding for students of all skill levels grades K-12.
Art can be a difficult subject to imagine in a partially remote environment, but visual arts instructor Mrs. Lauren Roeser took the shift in stride, using the opportunity to expand her students' definition of what art is and who can be an artist.
Mr. Brian Flaherty, a Central Catholic faculty member, wrote a prayer book, Sunday Prayer for Catechists: 2020-2021, published by Liturgy Training Publications (Chicago) and specifically geared for teachers and staff who work in education.