Today is the last day of the 2018-2019 school year and with that comes our end of the year celebrations for the Class of 2019. Read more for the details of our Baccalaureate Mass and Graduation ceremony.
WE finished up Senior Reveal Day with our Central Catholic High School Alumni Association BBQ where our seniors signed their college of choice on our Class of 2019 banner. Congratulations to the Class of 2019! Also, a big thank you to our Academic Booster Club for hosting, Copper Spur BBQ, INC. for the delicious lunch, Central Catholic FFA for providing the centerpieces, and Ripon Print Studio for creating the banner.
Central Catholic FFA installed two Juice Plus + Tower Garden Growing Systems, a vertical aeroponic system which can grow up to 20 plants. The towers have been planted with chive, sage, peppermint, lemon cucumber, jalapeño, and zucchini thanks to the donation by Randy Beasly of Bonnie Plants in Linden, CA.
California FFA’s premier capstone conference, individuals and teams are prepared to make things happen. Skills for solving problems, making decisions and accomplishing goals are developed. Students step into the role of one of California's State legislators, are assigned a specific California district and spend four days in Sacramento. SLE is all about the role of government, agricultural policy and advocacy. Our own Ben Shinkwin, Senior, was selected to attend SLE.
After a rough loss to Weston Ranch in the CIF SJS D3 section final, our boys basketball team has to keep moving with the NorCal Regional tournament starting on Tuesday. WE will be hosting the Mountain View Spartans in the MGHFC, come cheer our boys on!
For the fourth year in a row, our CC Raiders boys basketball team will be competing for the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Champion title. This year, our #3 seeded Raiders will take on the #1 seeded Weston Ranch Cougars. Read more for all the game infomation.
CCHS Seniors: The Senior Retreat is on Wednesday, January 16th. The retreat goes from 8am - 2pm and lunch will be provided. Remember to print off the permission slip through this link and turn it into our Campus Minister, Daniel Menezes, or the front office.
Central Catholic FFA was challenged by the Merced-Golden Valley FFA to collect and donate gallons of Real California Milk to local food banks and shelters. Over two days, Central Catholic FFA collected 841 gallons of milk!
Central Catholic alumna Katelynn Gapuz ’17 was a part of the historic honorable carry ceremony for the remains of fallen Korean War Soldiers returning home.The ceremony took place at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Hawaii. Only a few women were part of the carry group and Katelynn was the only woman representing the Navy.
Central Catholic Future Farmers of America (FFA) hit the jackpot this time. Thirty-nine members exhibited livestock, everything from dairy and beef, goats, sheep, poultry, turkeys, swine, and rabbits, at the 2018 Stanislaus County Fair in Turlock. The fair ran from Friday, July 13th through Sunday, July 18th, but the FFA’ers were hard at work before then.
Today we celebrated 21 student-athletes who are going on to compete at the collegiate level in a diverse set of sports ranging from football to swim to rodeo. This is the largest group of college bound student-athletes we have had in recent memory and they represent nearly a quater of our senior class!
Central Catholic High School students Seth Hernandez, Minaya Olivo and Sarah Grimes along with one of our Spanish teachers, Miss Castello, traveled to the Harkness Institute in Puerto Vallarta, Nayarit, Mexico for two weeks in February.
The Lady Raiders softball team was working hard in the John C. Bosio Training Center withour trainer Marcus Ramirez over spring break. The girls are dedicated to their sport and WE are dedicated to helping them have a home field next season. Please help us reach our goal for the Ladd Field Campaign by contacting Joan Hart at email@example.com. WE are grateful to all those who have been so generous in supporting this campaign.
On Holy Thursday, the Social Justice Club performed our annual Passion Play. We began with the Liturgy of the Word, followed by the Washing of the Feet and ended with the Passion play. Thank you to all our CC family and community members who joined us for this very special and blessed occasion.
Class of 2008 alum and 2018 Olympian Kendall Wesenberg will be appearing at the Gallo Center for The Arts on May 4 at 8:00pm. Hear her fascinating stories about the preparation it took to get to the Olympics, and the unforgettable moments of camaraderie and competition during the Games.
On Tuesday, March 13th FFA members gathered in Stockton at Atherton Theatre to recognize 8 Central Catholic students who received their California FFA State Degree, which is the highest honor that a state association can bestow on its members.
Today Bishop Myron Cotta was installed as the 6th Bishop of the Diocese of Stockton. Mass was celebrated at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church and a reception followed at our Mark Gallo Health & Fitness Center. Over 40 our students volunteered at the event as greeters and servers. Senior Josh Corsiglia, along with Ellon Madill of Saint Mary's High School were presented to Bishop Cotta as representatives of our Catholic high schools.
CC Raiders boys basketball came back from behind and took out the Valley Christian Warriors 59-55! They scored 24 points in the final quarter and recovered from a 12 point deficit with 6 minutes remaining. The DIII NorCal Final will take place at Pleasant Valley High School in Chico at 7pm on Saturday, March 17. Click Read More for compete game and rooter bus info.
Congratulations to our Boys' Basketball Team for their come-from-behind winover the No. 8 seed Valley Christian of San Jose. The team dug itself out of a 12-point hole with about six minutes left in regulation. Joshua Hamilton scored 17 of his game high 33 points in the 4th quarter to seal the 59-55 victory.
The Raiders will now play No. 2 Pleasant Valley (30-2) in Saturday evening's final. The game will be played in Chico, the hometown of the Vikings, at 7 pm. This will be the second NorCal final in our school history (the last was in the 2014 Division V championship game).
It was an exciting game against the Half Moon Bay Cougars, but our CC Raiders boys basketball team came out ahead and took down the Cougars 49-44. The NorCal semi-final game will be at home in the Mark Gallo Health & Fitness Center on Tuesday, March 13 at 7:00pm versus the Valley Christian Warriors.
After a close win over Monterey High School, 55-51, our CC Raiders boys basketball team will now take on the Half Moon Bay Cougars in Round 2 of NorCal Championships leading up to the State Championships. The game will be at home in the Mark Gallo Health & Fitness Center at 6pm.
Last night, our CC Raiders boys basketball team took down the Patterson Tigers 54-49. It was a close game, but our CC Raiders maintained the lead for the majority of the game. Now they will take on the Beyer Patriots in the CIF SJS D3 Championship game at UOP this weekend.
The Delta chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution presented senior Vivian Kellner with two awards. Vivian was the winner of the SAR Delta Chapter 2018 Knight Essay program and recieved a cash award & certificate for her winning entry regarding the philosophical aspect of our founding fathers and the founding of our country. Her entry will be forwarded to the state level for further competition. Also, due to her extensive civic & charitable work, Vivian was awarded the Sons of the American Revolution Bronze Citizenship Medal.
This year's California Ag Teachers Association fall roadshow and banquet, the Central Catholic Ag Department—headed by Nicole Morris and Jessica Jordan— was awarded the 2017 CATA Outstanding 2-3 Person Program in our Stanislaus-Tuolumne FFA Section. Mrs Morris also received the 2017 CATA Outstanding Young Teacher award for the Stanislaus-Tuolumne Section.
On October 11th, Central Catholic held its annual Fall Open House event. WE were so happy to share our campus and our time with families who came from as far away as Manteca and Gustine. A huge "Thank You" goes out to everyone involved in making this night memorable for all. We hope to see you in November for 8th Grade Day!
Junior Ben Shinkwin, a member of Boy Scout in Troop 194 in Modesto is currently working on his Eagle Scout project at here at Central Catholic High School. Ben’s project is to install an illuminated 60 ft. flagpole, memorial plaque, and greenery at David Patton Field dedicated to CC alum Keith Altenhofen ’86.
We are excited to let our families and friends know that an anonymous donor has just challenged us to raise $75,000 for scholarships by December 10, 2016. The great news is the donor will match every dollar we raise up to that amount.
Central Catholic High School is a four-year college preparatory high school in the Central Valley of California. Central Catholic blends a strong academic program with a full slate of co-curricular activities, sports and clubs to involve the whole student.