Category: News Stories

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.

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.

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.

Graduates of the Class of 2018 toss their motarboards

The usual quiet morning at the Basilica and Shrine of Our Lady of Perpetual Help was punctuated with excitement, cheers, smiling faces, camera shutters, and the notes of Elgar’s Pomp and Circumstance No. 1 flowing from the pipes of the basilica’s organ. Cathedral High School’s class of 2018 proudly accepted their diplomas from school leadership in front of an enthusiastic and energetic crowd of hundreds on Saturday, May 18.

Robert Brown, Jr. delivers the Career Day keynote to Cathedral students and faculty

WilmerHale, one of Boston’s premier law firms, organized a biennial morning Career Day for Cathedral High School students on April 10. Professionals from a wide variety of career fields and industries spoke in small group panels across 20 classrooms at the school’s historic South End campus.