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
By Yvonne Dennis (246) Central High School’s Development Office is getting a temporary staffing boost from a young alumnus, just as the office is making
Central High School’s famous alumni funds don’t come from faceless, bored old guys. They come from hard-working Central graduates likely one and two generations removed from the current student body. They come from people with special hearts who believe in the moving power of education and the right of all young people to have a fair chance at success.
Central graduates continue to pursue higher education in overwhelming numbers. Dr. Christine Soda, a Central counselor, reports the following college-acceptance numbers for the 276th Central graduating
By Yvonne Dennis 246 AACHS board member Ken Wong (232) was recently invested as one of two new civilian aides to the U.S. secretary of
You may want to read a lovely tribute in the Intelligencer of Bucks and Montgomery counties paid to Central alumnus, businessman and philanthropist Herman Silverman
Central High Alumni Board member Steven A. Shapiro (225) was recently honored as physician of the year by Abington -Jefferson Health system for his commitment to community needs.
By Yvonne Dennis (246) When Edward Snitzer (191) set out for the world from the halls of Central High School 68 years ago, he had