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
Yvonne Dennis (246) Germantown Super Site transformed into the House of Lancer on a chilly, mostly overcast Thursday afterrnon as the girls and boys outoor
By Yvonne Dennis (246) Skip Markowitz served as Lanny Edelsohn’s best man. Larry G. Schwartz, a devoted baseball fan, never forgets the date he attended
Hey, Lancers: There’s an event for every Central alum this spring.
It’s here… the Alumni Association’s premiere event: our 2017 Annual Meeting and Dinner beginning at 5:30pm on Tuesday, June 6th! This year’s event, at the beautiful
By Yvonne Dennis (246) Michael Waddington (245), without question, enjoyed an enormously successful career at Central High School. As one quarter of the 1986 Penn
By Yvonne Dennis (246) About 200 volunteers who care deeply about Central High spent hours on Comcast Cares Day last April helping to beautify the
By Yvonne Dennis (246) A Central High School student’s class ring from 1931 will soon be making its way back to his alma mater after
Central High School senior Kristian Rhim will be heading off to Springfield College in Massachusetts this fall with a lot of guidance and a few extra dollars from some of Philadelphia’s best newspaper journalists.
Alumni, Central hopes you’ll come out for a fun performance of its spring musical, the macabre British drama “Sweeney Todd.” Shows are as follows: April 6th
By Yvonne Dennis (246) Hey, alumni baseball players: On Saturday June 10, Cental’s baseball team will be hosting the second-annual alumni baseball game at Lancers field, Ogontz and Somerville
By Yvonne Dennis (246) Students of science and alumni with continued interest in learning will not want to miss Central High School Hall of Famer
Yvonne Dennis (246) What young baseball player hasn’t fantasized about stepping up to the plate at a major stadium and hitting one out of the park?
Central High School social-studies teacher, tennis coach and alumnus Mike Horwits (251) issued the following news release on Thursday: