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Thursday, March 8, 2018 by MICHAEL FLECK in Columns

Allentown Central Catholic High School presents “Disaster!”

Tickets for Allentown Central Catholic High School’s spring musical Disaster! are now on sale. In the show, 1970s tunes take center stage in this homage to classic disaster films. The show runs 7 p.m. April 5, 6 and 7 and 2 p.m. April 7. Tickets can be purchased at


Thursday, February 22, 2018 by MICHAEL FLECK in Columns

Dodgeball tournament Feb. 24 to benefit pancreatic cancer

Allentown Central Catholic High School basketball continues to have success this season. Both the boys and girls teams won during the first round of leagues Feb. 12, with a 64-48 Viking win over Northampton and a 46-34 Vikette victory over Nazareth. The teams then advanced to the semifinals Feb. 14, where they played back-to-back at Liberty. During the double-header, the Vikettes beat Freedom 49-32 and the Vikings won against East Stroudsburg South with a score of 54-51. Both teams played in the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference championship Feb. 16.


Thursday, February 8, 2018 by MICHAEL FLECK in Columns

Allentown Central Catholic High School hosted the 44th Annual Allentown Diocesan Music Festival Jan. 27. The day featured band and chorus members from the diocesan high schools: Berks Catholic, Bethlehem Catholic, Central Catholic, Marian Catholic, Nativity BVM, and Notre Dame. Central’s performers were Thomas Cope, Meghan Cowen, Snow Du, Chris Elwert, Elena Kreger, Justine Magalona, Maria Romero, Danica Schofer, Ty Tran and Amanda Wechsler.


Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by MICHAEL FLECK in Columns

Boys basketball Christmas tournament Dec. 28 and 29 in Rockne Hall

Viking and Vikette basketball are underway and going well. The Vikings started the season with a 63-42 win over Boiling Springs Dec. 9 at the Paul Corby Tip-Off Tournament. Their record as of Dec. 22 is 3-0 in the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference league after victories over Whitehall, Liberty and Northampton. The Vikettes are also off to a strong start with a record of 3-0 after games against North Pocono, Whitehall and Liberty.


Tuesday, November 28, 2017 by MICHAEL FLECK in Columns

Drama club will present ‘Snow Angel’ Dec. 1

Allentown Central Catholic High School held Viking Christmas and Fall Open House Nov. 12 and both events were huge successes.

Students, teachers and parents sold specialized Central goods and apparel while sharing information about clubs and activities with prospective families. These families were also given tours of the school by Viking Mentors, a group of students serving as advisers to incoming students. All who were in attendance greatly enjoyed the event.


Wednesday, November 1, 2017 by MICHAEL FLECK in Columns

Vikings celebrate Homecoming festivities

Allentown Central Catholic High School celebrated Homecoming Oct. 16 to 21.

The school week consisted of a variety of dress-up themes, including pajama day, jersey day, twin day, USA day and green and gold day.

The spirit week closed with an enthusiastic pep rally, where various activities and performances took place. The Dance Team and the Mance Team, a group of senior boys that perform a dance choreographed by senior members of the Dance Team, both showed off their talents.


Thursday, October 5, 2017 by MICHAEL FLECK in Columns

Wall of Fame inductions Oct. 7

Central Catholic has begun its Vikings on the Road program, in which select students travel to Central’s feeder schools throughout the Lehigh Valley. During the events, the students share their experiences at Allentown Central Catholic High School and any high school tips they have for eighth graders. So far, the program has visited St. Thomas More School in Allentown and St. Ann School in Emmaus with many more schools still to come.


Thursday, September 21, 2017 by MICHAEL FLECK in Columns

Fall sports teams enjoying victories

On Aug. 31, Allentown Central Catholic High School students and staff attended the ordination of Bishop Schlert at the Cathedral of St. Catharine of Siena in Allentown. Students who are members of the bishop’s team had a hands-on role in the ordination and were very excited to take part in the historic event.

Fall sports teams are enjoying many victories.

The Viking football team recently defeated Pleasant Valley with a score of 28-21 and Pocono Mountain West with a score of 41-20.