Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has named Common Pleas Court Judge Benjamin Lerner, a member of the 209th class, deputy managing director for criminal justice, the Philadelphia Inquirer
By Yvonne Dennis (246) Albert Hunt Ewell Jr.’s genius was apparent early on. His 179 classmates at Central noted in his yearbook entry: “One of
Dr. Pavel at his home in Elkins Park, Pa. By Yvonne Dennis (246) For the thousands of students who attended Central High School from the
Central science teacher Galeet Cohen advises that Central has been designated a “green school” by Recyclebank and is in the running for a $2500 grant.
Seniors Aavo Reinvald and Albert Tanjaya are eager for the day when student-produced video will again be broadcast on hallway television monitors at Central. By Yvonne
By Yvonne Dennis (246) Dr. Cato Laurencin (235) has brought enough innovation to the field of joint repair and tissue regeneration that he is being
Central is seeking 15-20 alums with a passion for history to serve as judges on National History Day, Thursday Jan. 21. National History Day consists
Richard Ross in his Central yearbook, left, and as he is about to be sworn in as Philadelphia’s top police official.
The next Associated Alumni of Central High School mid-winter meeting offers alumni a chance to hear from School District of Philadelphia Superintendent Dr. William R. Hite
Growing up playing basketball, Nykesha Thompson (256) didn’t give much thought to the folks in the black and white stripes blowing the whistles and calling the fouls.
Finishing at the top of their division and making it to the playoffs in their inaugural year was great for Central’s boys lacrosse team.
etired Central teacher Ron Romoff (227) chatted at school with former mock-trial team captain Marvin Barnhill (274) while the college freshman was home from Penn State recently. “My first practice, Mr. Romoff walked up to me and said: ‘I don’t like you. I don’t want you on this team.’ It was a certain arrogance about me.” Mr. Barnhill said his response was: “I’m going to be the best mock-trial student you’ve ever had.”
By Yvonne Dennis (246) “Salve,” seniors greet Liz Hestand as they enter her advanced Latin class on a Monday morning. “Salve,” she returns, continuing with more
Central’s annual Career Day of professional guidance for students brought alumni from as far back as the 202 class to school on Tuesday. The district
Your Alumni Association is looking for alumni who can bring expertise and enthusiasm to one or more of the various AACHS committees. We especially can
Mayor-elect Jim Kenney has chosen the Police Department’s First Deputy Commissioner Richard Ross (241) to move into the top job after the new administration takes office in
Fourteen distinguished Central High School alumni, living and deceased, have been selected as the 2015 inductees for the Alumni Hall of Fame. Honorees come from
Central High teachers recently wrote to the Associated Alumni of Central High School to thank members for their continued generosity and wanted to widely share