By Yvonne Dennis (246) The internet, with its three-to-five second ability to school us on anything from Ancient Greece to zodiac signs, can make it
By Yvonne Dennis (246) As the author of 28 books, Omar Tyree (246) certainly wants to see people reading, but his literacy advocacy over the
Central’s football team at the start of the 2016 campaign; The Lancers will cap the season, as usual, at Northeast High School on Thanksgiving morning.
By Yvonne Dennis 246 When Central’s 228th class concluded its 45-year reunion in mid-2014, Class President Steve Kaplan conceived an ambitious legacy idea—challenge himself and classmates
Friends, please print this coupon and keep it in your wallet. Then, when you find yourself wanting to buy some athletic gear, please do so
Yvonne Dennis (246) Edward Dunn (263) was excited to return to the field where he racked up good memories as a player in high school, but
Dr. Michael Birnbaum (263) is a perfect example of how a Central education can serve as pre-college and put a student well ahead of peers elsewhere
By Yvonne Dennis (246) Three times in the closing minutes of Central’s 2016 football season opener on Friday, turnovers changed the trajectory. But the Lancers fought
Thirteen-year-old Erin McGinniss is one of the top students at her middle school and she is hoping to continue her education at Central High School of Philadelphia. Dependent on a wheelchair, Erin is hoping to get some help with transportation so that she can achieve her academic dreams.
Real-life forensic lab work takes time, can often be tedious and offer few answers. But for four Central High School grads working at the Philadelphia Police Department’s Forensic Science Center at 8th and Poplar streets, it is incredibly rewarding providing answers for crimes in their city, big and small.
Central High School of Philadelphia, its alumni association and its Home & School Association have hired a director of development to be better organized in drawing the kinds of gifts that can elevate the 2011 Blue Ribbon school even more.
Calling all doctors: Please consider donating any expendable small medical equipment such as stethoscopes, reflex hammers and sphygmomanometers to be utilized for teaching purposes in
Video courtesy of Steve Butler (241) Yvonne Dennis (246) The muscles have more miles on them, but they haven’t forgotten how to slide, throw curves
By Yvonne Dennis (246) Whether for large conventions, labor disputes, or highly charged protests, Police Capt.Robert Glenn (242) is responsible for keeping peace and order in
By Yvonne Dennis (246) Star quarterback Norman Salvat almost died his senior year at Central High School. Self-described ”loner” Gerry King recalls a lot of antisemitism against
By Yvonne Dennis (246) Images of Dr. Sheldon Pavel—the beard, the pipe, the coffee mug, the sweater vest, the soft smile—are ingrained in the minds
Retired Central science teacher and department chairman Joseph Paul Diviny died Monday of esophageal cancer at age 89 at his home in Philadelphia, reports the John F.
One of the most frequently asked questions by Central alumni about their alma mater is: “Is it still as great as it was back…” The