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Thursday, May 23, 2013 by MICHAEL RODGERS Special to The Press in School

Graduation set for June 7

The Central Catholic High School Class of 2013 will be holding its baccalaureate Mass 7 p.m. June 6 at St. Joseph the Worker Church.

Graduation will commence on the following day, 7 p.m. June 7, in Rockne Hall.

Admission for both events is by ticket only. For more information, visit the school website at


CCHS will be administering Intermediate Post Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing for all incoming freshmen today, May 23. All other current students wishing to play a fall sport will be administered the test May 29 and 30 in Rockne Hall.

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Thursday, May 9, 2013 by MICHAEL RODGERS Special to The Press in School

Caldarelli 5K race is sponsored by CCHS

The ninth annual Nicholas Caldarelli Memorial 5K was held May 5 in the Lehigh Parkway.

Sponsored by the Central Catholic High School student council, this event was once again a great success. Many CCHS students and alumni, along with members of the Allentown Fire Department, participated in the race.

CCHS alum, Colin Fitzgerald won the race, followed by current CCHS senior Tyler Fox.

Proceeds from the event will go toward the Nicholas Caldarelli Memorial Fund, which helps to raise awareness for the hazards of driving under the influence.

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Thursday, April 11, 2013 by MICHAEL RODGERS Special to The Press in School

CCHS teams with DeSales

Central Catholic High School's Best Friends Forever Club will be assisting DeSales University in their Arc Sprout Film Festival 1 p.m. April 20 in Center Valley.

The festival celebrates the talents of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities by showing films made for and about them.

The CCHS BFF Club, which works closely with the students of Mercy Special Learning Center, invites you to attend this film screening on the DeSales University campus. The event is free, but a ticket is needed for attendance.

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Thursday, March 28, 2013 by MICHAEL RODGERS Special to The Press in School

Viking athletes are recognized

The 2012-13 CCHS Winter Sports Award Ceremony was held March 14 in Rockne Hall at Central Catholic High School. All varsity letter winners and team MVPs were recognized.

This year's MVPs include: Jackie Fronheiser in girls basketball, Maria Holstrom in girls swimming, Nicole Sagl in girls diving, Emily Smith in cheerleading, Fernando Rios in boys swimming, Nick Crouse in boys diving, Mike Rodgers in wrestling, and Muhammed-Ali Abdur-Rahkman in boys basketball.

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Thursday, March 14, 2013 by MICHAEL RODGERS Special to The Press in School

CCHS sports teams excel

The Central Catholic High School lacrosse team is looking strong as the 2013 season begins.

Coached by Dan Dolphin, the team has many returning senior leaders, including Tyler Fox, Jeff Guylas, Matt Stuart, Matt Wagner and Colin McDermott. The team has very high goals and hopes to repeat last year's season, where they defeated rival Emmaus High School in the District XI Championship game.

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Thursday, January 17, 2013 by MICHAEL RODGERS Special to The Press in School

Principal to give address Jan. 28

Central Catholic High School Principal Dennis Nemes would like to welcome CCHS parents, alumni, friends and supporters to the state of the building presentation 6:30 p.m. Jan. 28 in Rockne Hall.

This meeting will include a wide range of status reports on the school and student body, as well as an introduction of the new Board of General Governance.

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Thursday, January 3, 2013 by MICHAEL RODGERS Special to The Press in School

Midterm exams scheduled Jan. 14-17

As the first semester comes to a close, midterm exams are quickly approaching.

All in-class exams – those taken during a regular school day for selected junior and senior courses – will take place Jan. 14 and 18. All regular exams will take place Jan. 15-17.

Students will be dismissed from school 11:30 a.m. for all regular exams.


The first quarter honor roll list is now available on the school's website,

All students with summa cum laude (first honors), magna cum laude (second honors) and cum laude (third honors) are listed.


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Thursday, December 20, 2012 by MICHAEL RODGERS Special to The Press in School

CCHS wrestling kicks off 2012 season

The Central Catholic Viking wrestling team began its 2012-13 season with a strong showing at the 2012 Catasauqua Dual Tournament Dec. 8.

Led by seniors Alex Laudadio, James Raduj, Connor Brosious, Nick Heberling and Mike Rodgers, and coached by Dave Snyder, the team looks to continue its early success in upcoming matches against Southern Lehigh and Bethlehem Catholic.

The team also has also seen strong leadership from juniors Ryan Carty and Daniel D'Agostini, as well as sophomore Jason Torok, who all have high goals for this year's post-season.


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Thursday, December 6, 2012 by MICHAEL RODGERS Special to The Press in Columns

Vikings advance to state semifinals

The Central Catholic boys football team defeated Selinsgrove High School Nov. 30 in the quarterfinal round of the state playoffs with a score of 41-13.

Led by senior captains Anthony Beck, Andrew Englebert, Colin McDermott and Anthony Lynch, the team hopes to continue its success in the upcoming semifinal game against Archbishop Wood High School.

The game will be held 7 p.m. Dec. 7 at Bethlehem School District's stadium.


The Central Catholic booster club membership application is now available on the school's website,

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Thursday, October 25, 2012 by MICHAEL RODGERS Special to The Press in School

CCHS senior week begins

CCHS students are celebrating senior week through Oct. 26. All upperclassmen will participate in multiple activities throughout the week including costume day, movie night and a scavenger hunt throughout the school.

Seniors also get a chance to participate in the senior olympics, a competitive event that includes relay races and many other exciting challenges.


The CCHS Booster Club will host its Viking Christmas sale 2-4 p.m. Nov. 11 in Rockne Hall.