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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
Our CC Raiders boys basketball season ended at the NorCal final last night with a 62-53 loss to the Pleasant Valley Vikings. It's a hard loss at the end of a fantastic season. The Raiders overall record this season was 31-3 and they remained undefeated (14-0) in the league and at home in the Mark Gallo Health & Fitness Center. They won their first Valley Oak League title and also won theird 3rd consecutive Sac-Joaquin Section title.
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 boys basketball team won their game on Friday night. With that win we will now move on to play former league rival Patterson this Wednesday. Game time will be 7:00pm and we will be in the Mark Gallo Health and Fitness Center.
This should be a great game and we hope to see everyone there!
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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