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CHS Ranked Top Overall High School in Philadelphia

Central High School is not only the top high school in the city of Philadelphia, but the top overall school, according to the 2017-2018 School Progress Report (SPR) released by the School District of Philadelphia. This is the second consecutive year that Central has achieved that status. The SPR ranks schools in the areas of achievement, progress,…

Central Alumnus Donates Personal Papers to Central High School

Central alumni, faculty and students now have the opportunity to get a glimpse into what it was like to be on the front lines of the world’s financial markets over the last half century. Central alumnus Eugene (Gene) Rotberg (188) has gifted selected speeches and…

Kindness Matters

Leon Logothetis, motivational speaker and philanthropist, has been confirmed as the Keynote Speaker at Central High School on October, 30th 2018. Leon’s visit will be a part of The Kindness Diaries Tour; he will provide insight into his life and his own struggles with being bullied. Leon’s speaking style encourages interaction with the audience and inspire…

Project Cool Breeze

School bells rang for the commencement of the 2018-2019 school year last week, just days before Labor Day. While many students hoped for one more summer day albeit in the sweltering heat, this year, for the first time in the school’s history, students and teachers returned (or were welcomed) to classrooms that are air conditioned. 75 window unit air conditioners …

Award-Winning Photography of Army Veteran Milt Dienes Featured in New Show

A new show at the New Upper Merion Community Center in King of Prussia is featuring award-winning works by photographers including Central’s Milt Dienes (177). Dienes, 94, has been taking pictures for more than 70 years and his exclusive photos of Nagasaki, Japan, following its bombing in August 1945 by the U.S., are preserved in the Library of Congress.

2018 Hall of Fame Finale Promises to Be Grand

It has been a great season of Alumni Hall of Fame inductions thanks to alumni attendees and sponsors. Now AACHS would be honored to have your participation in the premier event of the 2018 Hall of…