News & Events

List of 43 news stories.

  • Want to be a Raider? Join us for a Shadow Day

    Shadow Days are a chance to experience being a student at Central Catholic. Your child will be paired with a student-ambassador who they will shadow to class and throughout the rest of the day.
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  • Senior Retreat

    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.
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  • Football Going to Sections and Athletics Gets New Tech

    Our CC Raiders football team persevered through the rain and mud to be the Inderkum Tigers 31-30 and move on to the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Championship!
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  • Fall Sports Playoff Updates

    WE are in the thick of playoffs for our Falls sports, girls tennis, volleyball, and football all have games this week. Read more to find out when and where you can support our student-athletes!
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  • Colleen Ballatore is the undefeated VOL champ in singles tennis.

    Fall Sports Updates - Season Endings and Playoffs

    Billy Hylla
    It has been a couple busy weeks for sports as the fall sports are all moving into the playoffs. Congratulations to all of our Fall student-athletes and good luck to those advancing into playoffs!
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  • CCHS FFA Collects Over 800 Gallons of Milk

    Nicole Morris
    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!
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  • Family Day 2018

    Last week was Family Day, a nearly 20 year old tradition here at CCHS.
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  • Raiders take down Clovis West, move on to De La Salle

    In the season opener Friday night, our varsity CC Raiders shut out the Clovis west Golden Eagles 21-0. Our Frosh and JV teams also won 43-6 and 44-27.
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  • Alumna Partipcates in Historic Korean War Ceremony

    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.

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  • Kristi Johnson is showing her Champion FFA Market Hampshire pig.

    Central Catholic gets the Blue Ribbon

    Elisabeth Watkins
    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.
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  • CC Football kicks off the Season with Midnight Practice

    Our CC Raiders kicked off the season with Mass, dinner and their traditional midnight practice.
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  • Allie Anderson '18 will be attending The Catholic University of America

    Alumni Happenings

    Central Catholic alumni have been busy this spring! Athletics, graduations and professional achievements, check out what our alumni have been up to lately.
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  • Bishop Myron Cotta celebrating Mass

    Class of 2018 Baccalaureate

    Last night, we celebrated the Class of 2018 Baccalaureate Mass at St. Stanislaus Church.
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  • 2018 Next Level Celebration

    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!
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  • Class of 2018 Senior Reveal Day

    Today, we celebrated the Class of 2018 with our Annual Senior Reveal Day.
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  • Anthony Vazquez, Ashley Jorgensen and Gabby Diaz received scholarships from the Modesto Rotary Club

    Three Students Win Rotary Scholarships

    Seniors Anthony Vazquez, Ashley Jorgensen and Gabby Diaz all received scholarships from the Modesto Rotary Club yesterday.
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  • Six seniors signing their National Letters of Intent

    6 Athletes Sign Their NLI

    Today we celebrated six athletes from three different sports signing their national letters of intent for the colleges they will play for next year.
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  • CC Student Exchange to the Harkness Institute in Mexico

    Audra Castello
    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.
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  • Sarah Shipherd, Mrs. Garrett and Madeline Coelho at the North Modesto Kiwanis Club meeting

    Shipherd & Coelho Receive North Modesto Kiwanis Scholarship

    Sarah Shipherd and Madeline Coelho are the recipients of North Modesto Kiwanis Scholarship.
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  • Lady Raiders Softball Working Hard in the Bosio Training Center

    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 WE are grateful to all those who have been so generous in supporting this campaign.
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  • Holy Thursday and the Passion Play

    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.
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  • Kendall Wesenberg: CCHS class of 2008 and 2018 Team USA Olympian

    Kendall Wesenberg to Appear at Gallo Center for the Arts

    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.
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  • Josephine Henderson will represent Central Catholic at the California State FFA Speaking Finals in April

    Josephine Henderson was chosen as a finalist and after the second round of interviews was awarded 4th place. Josephine will be representing Central Catholic High School on April 19th in Fresno. 
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  • Central Catholic FFA Honors State Degree Recipients, Star Advisor, and State Proficiency Finalist

    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.
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  • Kendall Wesenberg Headlines 2018 Career Day

    Our first Olympian, Kendall Wesenberg spoke at Career Day 2018. She encouraged the students to embrace their strengths, but not to be afraid to be adventurous or curious along the career path.
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  • Bishop Myron Cotta Installed as 6th Diocese of Stockton Bishop

    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.
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  • CCHS Boys Basketball Going to NorCals!

    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.
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  • Raiders Overcome 12-Point Deficit to Reach the NorCal DIII Final

    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). 
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  • CIF D3 State Boys Basketball Champs - Round 3

    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.
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  • Nic Sani takes a free throw

    CIF D3 State Boys Basketball Champs - Round 2

    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.
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  • CIF SJS D3 Boys Basketball Championship

    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.
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  • Vivian Kellner wins Sons of the American Revolution Awards

    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.
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  • Ag Teachers Recognized for Great Program

    Josephine Henderson, CCHS FFA Reporter
    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.
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  • It's Application Time!

    Future Raiders, we are now accepting applications for both incoming freshmen and transfer students for the 2018-2019 school year!
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  • Fall Open House

    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!
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  • USAF Major Keith Altenhofen

    Eagle Scout Project to Honor Altenhofen

    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.
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  • 18th Annual Raider Family Trap Shoot

    Susan Garke
    The 18th Annual Raider Family Trap Shoot and BBQ took place on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the Escalon Sportsmen’s Club.
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  • LAST CHANCE for Shadow Day & Placement Testing

    Incoming students! April 27, 2017 is our last shadow day of the year. Attending a Shadow Day allows students to experience a day in the life of a CCHS Raider. Sign up today!

    Incoming freshmen! Our final placement testing date of the school year in Saturday, April 29. Reserve a spot today!
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  • Shadows Days & Placement Testing

    Sign up for a Shadow Day and experience a day in the life of a Central Catholic student.

    Reserve a spot for placement testing (incoming freshmen) today!
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  • Support our Teachers!

    In order to expand the learning capabilities of our classrooms, we need to purchase 22 laptops for our teachers and we need your help.
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  • Challenge Met!

    Joan Hart
    Two weeks ago, CCHS was challenged to raise $75,000 by a donor who was willing to match those donations. In only 10 days, we met that challenge and raised a total of $150,000!
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  • CCHS has been Challenged

    Joan Hart
    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.
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  • CCHS Celebrates 50th Anniversary!

    Central Catholic is celebrating its 50th anniversary with the grand opening of the Mark Gallo Health and Fitness Center and a special Mass and lunch.
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