@ A Glance

I hope all of you had a fun and relaxing Independence Day. Here is information about some upcoming events and opportunities and some important dates to get on your calendars.

Sign Up Now & Join Our 2017 Golf Outing On July 21
The Central Catholic Annual Golf Outing, The Tim Flynn Memorial, is Friday, July 21 at The Den at Fox Creek. Get your foursome together and register here. Sponsorship opportunities are available as well. Proceeds from the event support Central Catholic and our athletic program.
Important Dates For The Start Of Our School Year
Here are some dates to put on your calendars as the start of our school year approaches:
  • Sunday, August 13 (5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.): New Student and Parent Orientation
    All new students and parents join us for an introduction to life at Central Catholic. Our Student Ambassadors will help students with locker, computer, and schedule questions and much more. Parents will learn about academic, social, and spiritual expectations and have an opportunity for questions and answers. A light dinner follows the presentations at approximately 6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 17: First Day of School
    This will be a half day concluding with Mass. More information on the schedule to come.
  • Wednesday, August 23 (6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.): Parent Open House
    All parents are invited to come and follow your student's schedule, meet the teachers and find out about class expectations for the coming year.
  • For additional important dates throughout the year, remember to check our School Calendar.
Living the Faith Service Hours Opportunities
We have a couple of Living the Faith Service Hours opportunities coming up. All incoming and current students are eligible to donate their time for service hours:
  • July 16-21: St. Patrick’s Catholic Church of Merna needs volunteers for Totus Tuus ("Totally Yours"), a week-long “parish mission” for Catholic youth.  Several college-aged youth lead the week’s mission, however they need the support of 10-20 additional volunteers to work with youth in 1st-6th grades. Volunteers are needed each day from 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (arrive by 8:00 a.m. Monday for a brief orientation, and provide your own sack lunch).  To volunteer please e-mail Mr. Cook or call him at 661-7000, x. 303. Click here for more information.
  • Saturday, July 15: The Louise Bernadette Cole Foundation hosts its 1st Annual Glow-in-the-Dark Golf Outing at Lakeside Country Club.  This event features golf, music, food, and fun prizes. They would like students to help with set-up, serving, registration, runners for golf stuff, and more. Available shifts are 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. with more help needed 4-8.Please e-mail LBCF17@gmail.com if your student would like to help.
Totus Tuus For High School Students

In addition to the Living the Faith opportunity above, Sunday, July 16 through Thursday, July 20, Totus Tuus also holds an evening Junior High and High School program from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at St. Patrick Church of Merna.  All Central Catholic students are invited to participate in the High School program.  There is no set registration fee for these participants, however a free-will offering is welcome, and participants are asked to donate a box of cookies or crackers to share for the week.

Get Ready For Spanish 2

Need to review the basic concepts form Spanish 1 to be better prepared for Spanish 2?  Information about this summer's Spanish 1 Refresher Course is available here.  Please e-mail Miss Booth with any questions.  

Transcript Requests

Now that Skyward Family Access is not available until the start of the school year, if you need a transcript for driver's ed, insurance, etc., please fill out our online Transcript Request Form and allow a few days for processing.

2017-18 Student Schedules
UPDATE: The week of July 17, you will receive an e-mail from me with additional paperwork that needs to be completed and turned in. In early August, once that paperwork is turned in and your previous year’s FACTS balance is paid in full, we’ll release your student’s schedule, locker and locker combination for the coming school year. If you plan to be out of town on those dates, the e-mail will explain how to get everything turned in.
Summer Schedule
Please see below for the summer schedule. NOTE: If you have an emergency and need something when the school is not open, you can call/text me at 309-533-2200. 
Tuesday, May 30 – Thursday, August 10
Summer Office Hours of Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – noon
EXCEPTIONS: School will be CLOSED the weeks of July 3 - 6 AND July 24 - 28.
Monday, August 14
We will resume normal business hours of Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
A Reminder To All Central Catholic Parents

Here is important information regarding immunizations and physicals for the 2017-18 school year. This information applies to ALL students.