The Associated Alumni of Central High School would like to congratulate Central President Timothy J. McKenna for receiving the coveted Martin L. Glassman Commitment
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
The AACHS is seeking the assistance of an individual(s) with experience in corporate/financial governance matters to aid in the drafting of governance documents for various
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
One point. That was the margin by which Roman Catholic High School defeated Central High School to win last year’s citywide high school mock trial championship.
The AACHS Summer/Fall 2018 Journal issue of the AACHS Alumni Journal is now live! In this edition, we have a recap of the annual dinner which broke
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 – a generous donation from the 228th Class – were installed over the summer by the Philadelphia School District employees.
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.
Many a conversation has started between Central alumni encountering one of their own around town and around the world simply at the sight of a Central hat or T-shirt. Soon those conversations will start turning into honks and nods on the road, no doubt, thanks new license plates available to Pennsylvania drivers.
By Yvonne Dennis (246) One of the most frequent questions alumni ask about Dear Old High is what is the school like compared to when
Seven Alumni Posthumously Inducted Into Hall of Fame; Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Keynotes Annual Dinner
Brad Segall, Segall Media Group PHILADELPHIA, PA – More than 400 guests packed the Ballroom at the Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel Tuesday June 5, 2018
For those who did not attend the AACHS annual dinner on Tuesday, below is the speech from keynote speak Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod J.
Working as an Army officer, finance-industry executive, state lawmaker–and family man– gave Joe Badal the insight that now fuels his career as a writer of thrillers. His 13th comes out next month.
Join us on Tuesday June 5, 2018, at 5 p.m. for The Associated Alumni of Central High School’s Annual Meeting and Dinner at the Sheraton Society
Six former teachers have been added to the prestigious Associated Alumni of Central High School’s Faculty Hall of Fame. On March 20, 2018, AACHS hosted
By Yvonne Dennis (246) Do all of your book shopping at Penn Book Center in University City in the month of March and not only
At the Philadelphia region’s most diverse school, diplomacy matters By Yvonne Dennis (246) While many Americans today are staying as far away from political talk
Members of the 256th class recently reunited, 20 years after graduating from Central, and collected $1256 for the school’s Capital Campaign, says Central Development Director
Alumni Hall of Fame member Joseph M. Field (192), founder of Entercom Communications, violinist and philanthropist, has donated the initial $10 million for a
By Steve Burnstein (222) Eight distinguished living Central High School alumni have been selected as the latest inductees to the Alumni Hall of Fame. Please
Central High School’s youngest group of alumni just became the leading class donor to the school’s new performing arts center capital campaign, gifting $30,000 to the multimillion-dollar drive. The 276th class, which graduated in June, wanted the money left over from its various fundraisers and student fees to have lasting personal and educational benefit for future students, said class sponsor Laura Jacklin. So leaders surveyed their classmates as senior term was coming to a close and two primary focuses emerged: the suicide of one of the members in the fall of senior year and the new capital campaign.
Yvonne Dennis (246) Central High School’s girls tennis players dominated the PIAA District 12 Championship Thursday afternoon just like they have dominated city tennis for
Alumni, please come join Central students, faculty and friends for an AACHS annual tradition: breakfast and football on Thanksgiving Day. This year the pre-game breakfast
By Yvonne Dennis (246) When you have experienced some of the most momentous events of the 20th century and there aren’t a lot of people