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More than 1,000 students, faculty, and staff of Detroit Catholic Central High School participated in an annual day of service across Southeast Michigan Wednesday, with 37 groups serving in Detroit and surrounding areas ahead of Thanksgiving.
Shamrocks collected $4,032 and over 5,000 food items in support of Loaves & Fishes of Southwest Detroit and Grace Center of Hope in Pontiac during the month of November.
A Detroit Catholic Central student group that allows students to formally join the Catholic Church continues to gain popularity. This year, ten members have joined the school’s Order of Christian Initiation for Teens (OCIT) program. It is modelled after the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) and prepares students for the sacraments of baptism, confirmation, and the eucharist.
Mr. Rudy Seichter '59 spoke with business and marketing students Wednesday, sharing tips and life lessons learned after a successful career in the business world. Seichter primarily spoke on his time managing the sales department for a computer company in a pre-personal computer era.
Alumni guest speakers Private 1st Class Maxwell Bartol ‘18 and Walbridge Group Vice President Mr. John Linenberg '89, PE, LEED AP BD+C met with students interested in the Army and engineering, respectively.
Ms. Jennifer Sprys-Tellner has joined the guidance department as a college and career resources counselor. Ms. Sprys-Tellner will help students with all aspects of the college admissions process; she will work tirelessly to send every student on the right path for them.
Detroit Catholic Central National Honor Society (NHS) inductions took place Thursday, October 21, 2022 in the Robert Santello ‘58 Gymnasium. Parents and students gathered as Guidance Counselor and NHS Moderator Mr. Alan Barker, Principal Fr. Patrick Fulton, and Vice Principal Mr. David Lewis welcomed inductees into the society.
Named after the Greek word meaning “God’s time”, Kairos invites students to step back from the challenges of teenage life as they examine their relationships with God, family, friends, and sel
In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Spanish teacher Jennifer Manriquez interviewed three students to hear how they celebrate their heritage.
Detroit Catholic Central's 25th annual Shamrock Shuffle, a charitable run by faculty and students, raised a record-breaking total of $11,902 for Make-A-Wish Foundation of Michigan
In honor of World Mental Health Day on October 10, guest speaker Mr. Chris Okoye ‘14, Social Studies Teacher and Freshman Moderator Mr. Ben Herman ‘98, and Athletic Director Mr. Aaron Babicz ‘93 spoke to students during homeroom assemblies on their personal journeys in mental wellness.
Mr. joe Lemieux takes on the role of head coach and program director of FIRST Robotics at CC
The road to Eagle Scout within the Boy Scouts of America is no easy process. In fact, only four percent of scouts have earned the rank since the organization’s inception in 1911. Catholic Central is proud to recognize countless student and alumni Eagle Scouts, including Jacob McKee ‘23.
The Most Reverend Byrnes celebrated Mass, met with students, and toured campus.
Alumni speakers Travis Charette ‘10, Ken Dabrowski ‘60, and Dr. Matthew Confer ‘13 shared expertise with students in their selective fields
Finance club members attended the Detroit Economic Club's annual Auto Show Luncheon, hosted by CEO of Delta Airlines
23 total scholars recognizes for national achievement
23 students total recognized nationally for scholastic achievement
23 total students recognized nationally for academic excellence
This spring, 22 Catholic Central students won the Global Seal of Biliteracy based on AP Spanish exam achievements. The Global Seal of Biliteracy is an international credential awarded to individuals displaying proficiency with language skills in two or more languages.
“Confidence is Key:” William Patterson ’26 Uses Power of Positivity to Change His Life and Inspire Others
Freshman William Drake Patterson says believing in yourself and having confidence in your ability is critical to achieving success. This powerful statement was delivered to more than 1,000 students from across the Midwest earlier this summer at the Jack and Jill of America Mid-Western Region Teen Conference.
Mrs. McSweeney comes to us with an extensive background in education and in parochial school admissions.
When Rebecca Mulrooney began her career as an engineer, she had no idea it would lead her to teaching high school, but Mrs. Mulrooney says that she has never felt more purpose in what she does.
Matthew Doneth '12 is on the forefront of changing the narrative for those who stutter.
Spotlight on Fine Arts Teacher Jennifer Teed and an inside look at the student media team, Shamrock United Network
Goodness, discipline, and knowledge. Believe it or not (and I hope you DO believe it), I legitimately say these words on a monthly basis in meetings. These three values were ingrained in me at CC, and I cite the presence of these core values to most of the success I achieve. For as incredible as CC was to ready me for the rigors of college and beyond academically, I am so lucky to have gone to a high school where I was prepared to tackle the world with goodness, discipline, and knowledge as part of my being.
Catholic Central is proud to introduce the George & Mary Turek Hall of Science, which will house CC's STEM curriculum and programs. Construction is underway, with the goal of opening for students in January of 2024.
Catholic Central completed a $1 million upgrade to the school’s Learning Strategies Center and Media Center in 2021. The renovations provide students with increased space for collaborative learning and continues the overall effort to provide state-of-the-art facilities for the school’s more than 900 students.
Catholic Central made renovations to its main entrance in the 2020-2021 school year, making safety improvements and providing a 'new face' to the campus.