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Inclement Weather Information
Inclement Weather Information

As we head into winter, here is some information on how we will inform you of a school closure.

December 2018 Parent Newsletter
December 2018 Parent Newsletter

Stay up to date on everything going on at Central Catholic.

Person for Others: Justin Huynh
Person for Others: Justin Huynh

Please join us in congratulating our new Person For Others, Junior Justin Huynh.

Returning Student Scholarship Application
Returning Student Scholarship Application

Scholarship Applications are to be turned in to the Central Catholic Development Office no later than 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 9, 2019.

Students selected for All-State and All-Northwest Wind Ensemble
Students selected for All-State and All-Northwest Wind Ensemble

This year, Central Catholic is sending two students to the Oregon Music Education Association All-State and All-Northwest wind ensembles.

Oh, the places you'll go!
Oh, the places you'll go!

At Central Catholic, we want to help students develop their interests and passions so that they can go off to great places. Our alums are high fliers. We want to introduce you to two who are soaring to high heights.

Persons for Others: Nate Trevino and Alyssa Koberstein
Persons for Others: Nate Trevino and Alyssa Koberstein

Central Catholic, please join in congratulating our two People for Others, Junior Nate Trevino and Senior Alyssa Koberstein.

Person for Others: Paige Cooper
Person for Others: Paige Cooper

Please join us in congratulating this week's Person For Others, senior, Paige Cooper.

Food, Coat, Blanket, and Penny Drive
Food, Coat, Blanket, and Penny Drive

Our annual Food, Coat, Blanket, and Penny Drive

November Parent Newsletter
November Parent Newsletter

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Person for Others: Andrew Elmore
Person for Others: Andrew Elmore

Central Catholic, please join in congratulating this week's Person For Others, Junior Andrew Elmore.

Rams like you: Ella Ferrero '22
Rams like you: Ella Ferrero '22

Meet two of our Rams: Freshman, Ella Ferrero and her mom, Jen Ferrero.

Open Mic Night
Open Mic Night

Our first Open Mic Night of the year will be on Saturday, October 20 in the Commons.

Person for Others: Hannah Cooper
Person for Others: Hannah Cooper

Central Catholic, please join in congratulating our new Person For Others, sophomore Hannah Cooper.

Person for Others: Isabel Petruzelli
Person for Others: Isabel Petruzelli

Central Catholic, please join in congratulating this week's Person For Other's: junior Isabel Petruzelli.

Person for Others: Joe Nizich
Person for Others: Joe Nizich

​Central Catholic, please join in congratulating this week's Person For Others, junior Joe Nizich.

The Adventures of Flat Father Murphy
The Adventures of Flat Father Murphy

​It was a busy weekend for Flat Father Murphy as he headed to Seattle for the football vs. Eastside Catholic game!

School year theme of Catholic social teaching
School year theme of Catholic social teaching

This year, the school will focus on the theme of Catholic social teaching.

September Parent Newsletter
September Parent Newsletter

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New VP of Advancement Hired
New VP of Advancement Hired

ELEANOR DIR NAMED NEW VICE PRESIDENT OF ADVANCEMENT AT CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL

Host Family Needed
Host Family Needed

Host an International Student and impact their world and yours!

A Lasting Legacy
A Lasting Legacy

We sat down to talk with Colette and her son Steve ‘73 about the lasting legacy their family has created at Central Catholic to honor Kevin.

Remembering Monsignor Arthur Dernbach
Remembering Monsignor Arthur Dernbach

Central Catholic recently said goodbye to an alum, priest, teacher, and principal whose legacy will live on in our hallways for years to come.

Alumni Profile: Nick Stokes '05
Alumni Profile: Nick Stokes '05

Nick Stokes ’05 is a skilled artist, employed full-time as an art director at the esteemed Wieden+Kennedy advertising agency in Portland and still finds the time to execute his craft as a freelance illustrator and designer.

Person for Others: Brianna Perkins
Person for Others: Brianna Perkins

Please join us in congratulating our new Person For Others, sophomore Brianna Perkins.

Senior Awards Photos
Senior Awards Photos

For the past four years, our seniors have committed their time, energy, and talents to becoming a graduate of Central Catholic.

June Parent  Newsletter
June Parent Newsletter

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2018-19 Important Dates
2018-19 Important Dates

Looking ahead to the 2018-19 school year, here are a few important dates to add to your calendar.

Person for Others: Sydney Caleen
Person for Others: Sydney Caleen

Join us in congratulating this week's Person For Others, senior Sydney Caleen.

Person for Others: Rickey White
Person for Others: Rickey White

Please join in congratulating this week's Person For Others, Senior Rickey White.

Prom 2018 Photos
Prom 2018 Photos

Browse and download photos from Prom 2018: A Starry Night!

Spring 2018 Finals Schedule
Spring 2018 Finals Schedule

Upcoming finals schedule.

Faculty Profile: Sister Grace Marie Horan
Faculty Profile: Sister Grace Marie Horan

Not a “cookie-cutter nun”, the newest member to our Theology department, Sister Grace Marie Horan, talked with us about her journey to entering religious life and shared some advice to those discerning their vocational call.

Person for Others: Clyde Bell
Person for Others: Clyde Bell

Our new Person for Others was nominated by a teacher who so much appreciated this student's outgoing nature and willingness to drop everything and help her with a project.

Alumni Profile: Andrea (Lieberg) Bemis '02
Alumni Profile: Andrea (Lieberg) Bemis '02

Catch up with alum, Andrea Bemis ’02 as she dishes up the dirt on life at her Hood River farm and how she went from blogger to cookbook author.

Person for Others: Neil Toyooka
Person for Others: Neil Toyooka

This week's Person For Others was nominated by a teacher who very much appreciated this student's quick actions and helpfulness after an unfortunate spill.

Students spend spring break in Japan
Students spend spring break in Japan

During spring break, photography teacher Todd Arnold and twelve of our students had the opportunity to travel to Japan. The group was excited to engage in a new culture, landscape, and artistic tradition.

2018 International Days
2018 International Days

It's International Days on campus this week. Today students had the opportunity to listen to a great line-up of speakers.

April 2018 Parent Newsletter
April 2018 Parent Newsletter

Stay updated on everything that's going on at Central Catholic!

Msgr. Arthur Dernbach '44, 1926-2018
Msgr. Arthur Dernbach '44, 1926-2018

Rest in peace Monsignor Dernbach. You will be missed by countless Central Catholic alumni and teachers alike. May your reward in heaven be great.

Person for Others: Julien Plomion
Person for Others: Julien Plomion

Please join us in congratulating this week's Person For Others, junior Julien Plomion.

National Walkout Day
National Walkout Day

At Central Catholic, students organized and led an event of prayer, remembrance, and advocacy.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Reserve your tickets today for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat! The show runs March 9,10, 15, 16, 17, and 18. Call 503.235.3138 ext. 1107 to make your reservation. #WeAreCC #CCRamily

March 2018 Parent Newsletter
March 2018 Parent Newsletter

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Feb. 22 - No School
Feb. 22 - No School

Due to the return of wintery weather, school is canceled on February 22.

Feb. 21 - No School
Feb. 21 - No School

Due to inclement weather, Central Catholic will be closed on Wednesday, February 21. Students please check Canvas for assignments and information!

Feb. 20 - Early Dismissal
Feb. 20 - Early Dismissal

Due to the early arrival of inclement weather, we have decided to release students from class at 11:03 AM. All after-school activities have been cancelled and the building will close at 12 PM.

Person for Others: Paula Levy
Person for Others: Paula Levy

​It is Friday and we have a new Person For Others to recognize.

Revolutionary Open Mic Night
Revolutionary Open Mic Night

Our Open Mic Night took over Revolution Hall on February 10!

2018 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Announced
2018 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Announced

It was a fantastic year for Central Catholic students who entered the regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.

Ceramics II Set Projects
Ceramics II Set Projects

We talked with Ceramics teacher Jared Jaffe about his Ceramics II student’s work on a class favorite assignment: the “set” project.

First Semester Final Exam Schedule 2018
First Semester Final Exam Schedule 2018

First Semester Final Exam Schedule

Constitution Team earns third at State Competition
Constitution Team earns third at State Competition

Congratulations to the Central Catholic Constitution Team who earned third place in the We the People State Competition.

Christian Service Fall Deadline
Christian Service Fall Deadline

The deadline for students to complete their Fall Hours of Christian Service is approaching!

Constitution Team Finishes Second in Regional Competition
Constitution Team Finishes Second in Regional Competition

Students on the Central Catholic Constitution Team will once again advance to the We the People State Competition following a very strong second place finish in their division.

Democracy In Action 2017
Democracy In Action 2017

Democracy In Action provides a meaningful, authentic learning experience about what it means to be active, engaged citizens.

Practice Digital Learning Day - Nov. 22
Practice Digital Learning Day - Nov. 22

In anticipation of winter and potential inclement weather, the Faculty and Administration at Central Catholic are now re-scheduling November 22 as a Digital Learning Practice Day.

Math Fest
Math Fest

Central Catholic hosted over 140 seventh and eighth grade students from fifteen different schools in the greater Portland metro area on Saturday, November 18 for the school’s annual MathFest.

Robotics Team Update
Robotics Team Update

On Friday, November 17, the Robotics Team participated in their second tournament of the year!

Parent Association Grants Awarded
Parent Association Grants Awarded

Parents Association is proud to award grants to faculty, staff, and student clubs to enrich the student learning experience at Central Catholic during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Students Recognized in National Art Competition
Students Recognized in National Art Competition

Congratulations to two of our students who were nationally recognized by the 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.

Student Art Featured at Case Study Coffee
Student Art Featured at Case Study Coffee

Though out the rest of the month, student work will be on display at Case Study Coffee on Sandy Blvd. The digital art focuses on themes of social justic and self-awareness.

Student Art Show at Crema Coffee
Student Art Show at Crema Coffee

Central Catholic student artwork will be on display at Crema Coffee & Bakery on Thursday, January 7 from 6:30pm - 8:30pm.

Baseball and Softball Season Highlights
Baseball and Softball Season Highlights

Playoffs have finally come for our baseball and softball teams! To get to this point, both teams have shown hard work hard and determination throughout the year.

Tucker Scroggins '19 Sweeps Alpine Ski Championships
Tucker Scroggins '19 Sweeps Alpine Ski Championships

The Central Catholic boys' team which includes Tucker Scroggins and freshmen Jackson Currier and Dylan Dernbach took second overall at the Oregon Interscholastic Ski Racing Association (OISRA) Alpine Ski Championships!

Boys' Swim Takes Third in State
Boys' Swim Takes Third in State

Over the weekend, our Boys’ Swim team took third in State!

State Wrestling Qualifier
State Wrestling Qualifier

Sutton Yazzolino Qualifies for State Meet

National Letter of Intent Signing Ceremony
National Letter of Intent Signing Ceremony

Central Catholic honored student athletes with a National Letter of Intent Signing Ceremony.

Swim Team Finds Success with New Coach
Swim Team Finds Success with New Coach

The Central Catholic Swim team has had a recent surge of success! Both the girls and boys had strong wins against Reynolds and the girls team cruised past Centennial with the boys team falling short by only 7 points, a margin the team is confident can be overcome in the district meet. Our head coach, Lauren Nelson, had this to say:

Black Girl In Suburbia Documentary Screening
Black Girl In Suburbia Documentary Screening

Black Girl In Suburbia is a 55 minute feature documentary that looks into the experiences of black girls growing up in predominately White communities.

Courageous Conversations with our Community
Courageous Conversations with our Community

Students are encouraged to join the Office of Diversity and Inclusion for a Courageous Conversation in the New Gym during lunch on Thursday. Come dialogue in a safe and respectful environment. The topic will be “the intersection of sports and justice”.

Students Attend Asian American Summit
Students Attend Asian American Summit

Over a dozen Central Catholic students made the trip north to take part in the 2017 Asian American Summit hosted by Seattle Prep High School.

Students Meet Writer and Social Activist, Kevin Powell
Students Meet Writer and Social Activist, Kevin Powell

On Tuesday, February 7, students from Central Catholic visited Portland Community College to hear noted writer, poet, and social activist Kevin Powell.