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JrHigh Theology



JrHigh Theology

I wanted to share some images of what my Jr. High students have been doing.  Over the past few weeks they have been very creative. . . My 8th graders just finished their chapter on the Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy.  Each student created a poster illustrating each Work of Mercy.  Since our Service Hours […]

Classroom interview…



Classroom interview…

Yesterday, Mr. Cornelius’ History of Rock N Roll class got the opportunity to talk to Leon today.  He is famous for his portrayal of Little Richard and David Ruffin of The Temptations.  He talked about the cultural impact artists of the 50’s and 60’s had on the US and the music industry.  He gave students […]

Lafayette mayor addresses speech classes



Lafayette mayor addresses speech classes

Lafayette Mayor Tony Roswarski visited Central Catholic high school speech classes Monday (April 10) to discuss his experiences with public speaking.             In his presentation and in responses to student questions, Roswarski addressed the importance of preparation for all public speaking situations, the variety of public speaking experiences he faces on a given day, and […]

Nothing but Nets for 7th gr. Math



Nothing but Nets for 7th gr. Math

Last Week in 7th grade math, Mrs Beckham’s classes learned about the surface area of 3D figures using “nets”. Students explored the topic by cutting out different net designs and discovering which of them COULD be folded to make a cube, and which of them would NOT make a cube. Hands-on learning rocks!

Science Fair Team places at States!



Science Fair Team places at States!

Our team of Eleanor Carpenter, Fatima Cordero, and Sophia Rebmann received 3 rd place in microbiology on Saturday (March 25) at the state science fair!  Congratulations!!!! They also received a scholarship from IU Indianapolis.

Junior High Academic Super Bowl team successful at invitational



Junior High Academic Super Bowl team successful at invitational

Congratulations to the junior high Academic Super Bowl team, which took home ribbons in three of five subject areas at the Central Catholic Invitational on Tuesday, March 21. The Science team of Sadie Prothero, Harry Adler, Lillian Tanney, Katelyn Tanney, and Samantha Haro took first place in the field of six teams. The Social Studies team of Sadie Prothero, […]

Called off the Bench



Called off the Bench

Both Science Fairs projects on the Purdue Science Fair alternate list are now invited to attend the 35th Hoosier Science and Engineering Fair.  Only 120 projects are invited from Regional Fairs around the state of Indiana to attend in the senior division.  Good Luck! Congratulations to Connor Soon and the team consisting of Fatima Cordero, […]

Only Success at Science Fair!



Only Success at Science Fair!

10 CC Students, 5 Projects, 13 awards at the Purdue Regional Science and Engineering Fair!!! Ayana Haro and Ryan and Alex Schummer won gold in their category Eleanor Carpenter, Sophia Rebmann, and Fatima Cordero won silver in their category Aubrey Alexander, Isabel Perigo, and Jackie Hall were given an honorable mention in their category Eleanor, […]

Jace Rogers 5th at regional spelling bee



Jace Rogers 5th at regional spelling bee

            Congratulations to eighth-grader Jace Rogers, who finished fifth at the Scripps Regional Spelling Bee on Saturday, March 4.             Jace, who represented Central Catholic as the school spelling bee champion, made it to the ninth round and beat out 24 other school champions. This was the best performance in many years by a CC student […]

Mr. Cornelius’ High School World History



Mr. Cornelius’ High School World History

Students created a “Changing of the Times Man of the Year” magazine covers and interviews! They picked a person from the Scientific Revolution that was important/influential during that time or just plain interesting. The person may be political, economic, social, artistic or cultural.  Then, students created a cover based on TIME magazine Man of The […]