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88th Commencement Exercises at Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Boston

Enthusiastic crowds gathered at the newly-restored Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Boston’s South End to cheer on the Cathedral High School class of 2019. As the organ played the familiar notes of Pomp and Circumstance, the 69 seniors gladly processed in to accept their diplomas at the 88th Commencement Exercises, earning their place as the 16th consecutive class to achieve 100% college acceptance.

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On June 1st, Cathedral Valedictorian Samuel Cintra proudly walked across the newly renovated sanctuary at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross to receive his diploma along with all 69 of his classmates—the 16th consecutive senior class at Cathedral to have achieved 100% graduation and 100% college placement.

Innovative Panthers Club students look at the Roar Bluetooth Wireless Speaker with Tom DeVesto

Tom DeVesto, founder of Como Audio, is generously volunteering his time this year to advise members of the student-named Innovative Panthers Club—a new club for students interested in technology and product development. The club, which holds its meetings in the school’s new Applied Learning Center, has helped demonstrate the value of Cathedral’s approach to STEAM-based learning.

A Sorrowful Message from the Cathedral High School Community

On behalf of our faculty and staff, trustees, and students it is with the greatest sadness that I share the sudden passing of our long-time teacher and Principal, Robert McGurrin.

Nampeera Lugira

Nampeera Lugira will be welcomed as the new Principal of Cathedral High School effective July 1, 2019. Nampeera, who is the Dean of Enrichment at Codman Academy Public Charter School in Dorchester, was selected for the leadership position after an extensive search.

Support Cathedral High School in the 2019 Boston Marathon

CHS Head of School Dr. Oscar Santos is running the Boston Marathon to raise money for life-changing student scholarships at Cathedral High School.

2019 State D4 Champions in Girls Basketball

The Cathedral Panthers girls varsity basketball team extended their dominance of division 4 basketball in Massachusetts, claiming their third state crown in four years. Coach Clinton Lassiter and the team sailed to a 65-36 victory over Hopkins Academy at Worcester Polytechnic Institute on Saturday afternoon capping off a 22-2 season for the Panthers.

2018 Adopt-A-Student Foundation Partnership for Success Dinner at the Seaport Hotel Boston

Supporters of Cathedral High School from a variety of industries across Boston celebrated the 17th annual Adopt-A-Student Foundation Partnership for Success Dinner on Thursday, October 24 at the Seaport Hotel. More than $1.36 Million was raised to support student scholarships at Cathedral which enables the school’s 320 students to have access to a high-quality Catholic education.

50th Anniversary Reunion for the Class of 1968

Maintaining close connections to classmates and their alma mater has been a central theme in the efforts of the CHS Alumni Association. Led by Roger Scott ’64, the Alumni Association brought more than 150 alumni and their spouses together for the 37th Annual All-Classes Reunion on Sunday, September 23.

Cathedral High School students cut the ceremonial ribbon to open the Applied Learning Center at Cathedral High School

Opening the next chapter in the 92-year history of Cathedral High School, a crowd of alumni, students and families, staff, partners, and benefactors gathered this morning at the school’s South End campus to witness the dedication and official opening of the new Applied Learning Center.