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Christmas Spirit
We have several events coming up to celebrate the Christmas Season. Look for our annual Christmas Video coming out soon - we filmed on Friday. If you have an opportunity to catch our Band in concert Wednesday evening, be sure to come. If you miss that concert, check out additional Music Saints opportunities below.
Congratulations National Honor Society Inductees!
Congratulations to our 2016 National Honor Society Inductees! Our current members hosted a beautiful ceremony yesterday welcoming these young men and women:  Morgan Albertin,  Ethan Arndt,  Sarah Brady,  Daniel Broadbear,  Caroline Burwell,  Olivia Campbell,  Marissa Castleman,  Lauryn Cross,  Elijah Davis,  Ellen Deneen,  William Dionesotes, A ustyn Ellison,  Alyssa Ely,  Noelle Ghrer,  Alexandra Jordan,  Mia Jorden,  Khloe Koch,  Hannah Kornfeld,  Sarah Martin,  Lauren Mathewson,  John-Charles Micklich,  Cassidy Miller,  Maxwell Moews,  Erika Moore,  Elizabeth Morris,  Julia Nelson,  Caroline O’Connor,  Audrey Sanders,  Kailey Scott,  Taryn Shanahan, M atthew Stoner,  Margaret Stopa, C laire Swanson , Owen Talbott,  Madison Tattini,  Ryan Thomas, C aroline Wieland, and  Clare Wieland.

Band Concert WEDNESDAY 
And Additional Music Saints Performances 
Check out the following Music Saints performances during the Christmas Season:
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 7:00 P.M.
Our Band is ready to get you in the Spirit of the Season. Their annual Christmas Concert is WEDNESDAY, December 7 at 7:00 p.m. in the Central Catholic Auditorium. As a special treat, you'll also have the opportunity to hear our Joint Junior High Concert Band. Band students from our three Partner Schools have been practicing together for weeks and can't wait for you to hear them play!
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 7:00 P.M.
Be sure to take in the sounds of the season during our Choir's annual Christmas Concert at 7:00 p.m.  Tuesday, December 13 in our Auditorium. Don't miss this opportunity to hear our choir's amazing voices bring you Christmas cheer.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17 ALL DAY
Ring out glad tidings with the Central Catholic High School music department! Join us at Barnes & Noble, Saturday, December 17 between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm for free performances from our choir, band, and jazz band. Browse Barnes & Nobles thousands of titles while you enjoy the beautiful sounds of Christmas from Central Catholic. Here are the flyers to use at the store and the information for ordering online.. Stop by the gift wrap table and our volunteers will take care of wrapping your purchases. If you are unable to make it out on the 17th, the voucher may be used ONLINE through December 22.
Join Us For Mass on THURSDAY
We will celebrate the Feast of the Immaculate Conception at 11:00 a.m. on THURSDAY, December 8. You are welcome to join us in our Auditorium.
Geography Fair FRIDAY
Come out to our Geography Fair at the school between 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. on FRIDAY, December 9. Check out the incredible displays and experience some amazing native cuisine as our Sophomores show you the world.
Exam Schedule Adjustments Due Monday, December 12
With approval from the teacher, finals can be moved from one day to another as long as it is within the 3 day finals schedule.  This is especially helpful if your student has three difficult finals in one day. These request forms are available in the counselors’ offices and due back by Monday, December 12. Students must complete all of their finals before the Christmas Break. If students fail to do this, they earn a zero for the final exam. 
Order Your Yearbook NOW and SAVE!
Watch this video about the perils of not ordering a yearbook then be sure to  order your 2017 Yearbook now  and save! It's a great way to capture the memories that will be made this year.
Finals Week Information
Finals Week Schedule
Monday, December 19
1st Hour: 8:00 to 9:30
2nd Hour: 10:00 to 11:30
3rd Hour: 12:30 to 2:00

Tuesday, December 20

4th Hour: 8:00 to 9:30
5th Hour: 10:00 to 11:30
8th Hour: 12:30 to 2:00

Wednesday, December 21

9th Hour: 8:00 to 9:30
Band and Make-Up Finals: 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Moving a Test Within the Finals Schedule:  With approval from the teacher, finals can be moved from one day to another as long as it is within the 3 day finals schedule.  This is especially helpful if your student has three difficult finals in one day. These request forms are available in the counselors’ offices and due back by Monday, December 12. Students must complete all of their finals before the Christmas Break. If students fail to do this, they earn a zero for the final exam. 
  • Final Exam Days are Open Campus. Students are responsible for being in class on time.
  • Lunch:  During finals, students have Open Lunch.  Our cafeteria will stock sandwiches, chips and other light lunch options if students opt to stay at school. Lunch may also be ordered to be delivered to the school and paid for on delivery by the student(s).  (Please remind your student to tip the delivery person). Often times, a group will go in together to place an order.  Students are also welcome to go get food and bring it back to school to eat while they get in some last minute studying.
  • Dress Code:  For a $5.00 donation, a dress code pass may be purchased and used for all three days.  If you purchase a pass, you may wear appropriate jeans (no holes!) or sweatpants (no yoga pants, jeggings, etc.) and casual shirts.  Jeans passes will be available beginning Monday, December 12 in Mrs. Nussbaum’s office and proceeds from the dress code passes go toward our Senior Class Charity, Special Olympics Illinois.
Sweet Dreams Tickets On Sale NOW
The Central Catholic Sweet Dreams $100,000 Cash Raffle drawing is Sunday, March 19 and you can enter now! Entries are $100 each and can be purchased online or by using this form. There are two early bird drawings with extra chances to win on December 20 and February 14 so enter today. Raffle proceeds benefit Central Catholic High School and our scholarship program.
Where Are Our Saints In Action?
Here is our Weekly Athletics Schedule. Find out where your Saints are in action this week.
Scott Vogel | Director of Admissions and Marketing  | Central Catholic High School
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