Quiara Alegría Hudes (254) To Kickoff Virtual Alumni Speaker Series on May 4th
Quiara Alegría Hudes (254) to kickoff AACHS Virtual Alumni Speaker Series on Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Order your Alumni Cardigan!
You have until March 22nd to order your very own Central High School cardigan!
Black and White America: Accepting Responsibility for What Happens Next
Dr. Steve Burnstein, 222, shares his experiences and reports out on the efforts of the AACHS Committee on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
Dr. Sheldon Pavel, 13th President of Central High School, Has Died
Dr. Sheldon Pavel, the 13th and longest serving President of Central High School, has died.
Meet The Executive Director: Cynthia Lech, 263
The AACHS Board of Managers is pleased
to welcome Cynthia Lech (263) as the organization’s first full-time executive director. She’s no stranger to the AACHS, having served on the Board of Managers for several years.
How I Met Your Mother
Steve Burnstein (222) owes his 53 year marriage to Central.
212th Class Helps Fund Chromebooks for Central Students
The 212th class raised over $11,000 to fund laptop computers for Central students learning virtually during COVID.
Meet the Executive Committee: David Kahn (220)
One of the first things David Kahn (220)
remembers about coming to Central High School in the 9th grade was being handed the Barnwell Handbook.
“Wellness Wednesdays” Focuses on Stress in 2020
Take some time to watch the recording of this installment of “Wellness Wednesdays” for some strategies to help you cope in this unique moment.
For First Time Since 1918, No CHS Football on Thanksgiving
The traditional Thanksgiving game has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 global pandemic.
Meet the Executive Committee: David Birnbaum, Vice President and Marisa Block, Recording Secretary
David Birnbaum, Vice President and Marisa Block, Recording Secretary When David Birnbaum (265) and Marisa Block (265) arrived at Central as freshmen in 2002, their
Meet the Executive Committee: Neil Deegan, Vice President, 263
Neil Deegan, Vice President, 263 It wasn’t long after graduating from college that Neil Deegan started going back to Central to take part in the
Check out the Summer 2020 edition of the Alumni Journal!
Just in time for the 4th of July holiday weekend, check out the latest edition of the Alumni Journal!
Central High School Celebrates the Arts…Virtually
The celebration of “the 279” continues!
279 Commencement Is A Virtual First
The commencement ceremony for the 279 class was unlike any other – exclusively digital.
The AACHS Fall 2019 Alumni Journal Now Available!
The AACHS Fall 2019 Journal issue of the AACHS Alumni Journal is now live!
Central Alum and World War II Veteran Celebrates 104th Birthday
Fred Gomez is not the kind of guy who spends time sitting around the house, despite turning 104 years old on September 9th, 2019. Twice
Central High School Groundbreaking Marks Start of Major Renovation/Expansion
The School District of Philadelphia, along with Central High School and the Associated Alumni of Central High School held a groundbreaking ceremony at the school today to mark the start of construction for Phase 1 of a unique public-private partnership called “Leading the Way for Innovation and Creativity.”
AACHS Journal – Winter 2019 Edition
The 2019 Winter Edition of the AACHS Alumni Journal has arrived! This edition contains information on the 2019 Annual Meeting; an article on Hall
Signature Annual Meeting Event will feature two inimitable speakers!
Join us on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 5 PM for The Associated Alumni of Central High School’s Annual Meeting and Dinner at the Sonesta Rittenhouse Square
Central High School President Honored For Commitment to Education
The Associated Alumni of Central High School would like to congratulate Central President Timothy J. McKenna for receiving the coveted Martin L. Glassman Commitment
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
Help Wanted! (Experience in Corporate/Financial Governance Matters)
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 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
One Point. One Request. AACHS Lawyers, the CHS Mock Trial Team needs your help.
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 Summer/Fall 2018 issue of the AACHS Alumni Journal
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
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 – a generous donation from the 228th Class – were installed over the summer by the Philadelphia School District employees.
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
Is That a Lancer in That Car Up Ahead?
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.