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FOOD DRIVE - Catholic Charities of West Michigan is running a donation drive for God’s Kitchen from Thursday, April 18th to Friday, April 19th. Any of the following items can be brought to the first floor of the student center from 7:30-8:00am on both days: flour, Cooking oil of any kind, wild rice, barley, black beans, kidney beans, or navy beans. Students who bring in donations will earn a dress down day on those days. If you have any questions, please reach out to Mrs. Perry or any of the Catholic Charities Champions (Izzy Bocian, Charlie Lindemann, Mallory Lindemann, Isabel Krueger, and Victoria Korte). 

PROM GUEST PASSES - A reminder that Prom guest passes are now available in the main office. These are due by Friday, April 26th and require signatures from your guest's parents and school administrator, so it will take some time to complete. Please make sure to get these right away if you are bringing an outside guest to prom! More information about prom will be coming soon!

COLLEGE FAIR - West Michigan National College Fair | DeVos Place | April 23 | 8:30-11:30 AM & 6-8 PM. High school students are invited to attend this FREE annual college event to learn about college options and meet representatives from over a hundred institutions.  Students are encouraged to pre-register for the fair at Catholic Central will provide a bus for interested students to attend the morning session. Students must submit a parent-signed permission form to the Counseling Office to reserve a spot on the bus (space permitting first-come, first served) no later than Friday, April 19. Parents are encouraged to attend the evening session of this fair with their student. Information about financial aid and other college planning resources will be provided.

SENIOR YARD SIGNS - Seniors! Graduation yard signs have been delivered and are in the foyer for pick-up. If you are unsure if you ordered a sign, please check in with Mrs. Quint. Don’t forget to grab the H-stand! 

BROOKIE’S COOKIES - Attention seniors! Need delicious homemade sweet treats for your graduation parties? Check out Brookie's Cookies by viewing the business card here. Stop by Ms. Wila's room (S221) for more information.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY - Please consider helping the Knights of Columbus feed the hungry at a food packing event April 20th at Holy Redeemer in Jenison from 8-noon.  If you are able to attend and help for all or any part of that time scan the QR code on this flyer and sign up. 

COUGAR GEAR STORE - Here are the dates for the cougar Gear store for the Spring games in the stadium.  We will also be open for playoff games as needed.

  • Girls Soccer vs Kenowa Hills - Monday April 22nd - 6-8pm
  • Girls Lacrosse vs Brighton - Friday April 26th - 6-8pm
  • Boys Lacrosse vs Grandville - Tuesday April 30th - 6-8pm
  • Girls Soccer vs NP Christian - Thursday May 2nd - 6-8pm
  • Boys Lacrosse vs Mattawan - Thursday May 9th - 6:30-8:30pm
  • Girls Lacrosse vs EGR - Wednesday May 15th - 6-8pm

SUMMER JOB OPPORTUNITIES - Are you looking for a summer job?  Check out the Job Board at for summer job opportunities across Kent County and beyond!  Entry-level, Full-time, Part-time, and seasonal opportunities:  


  • She Innovates, She Leads: Inspiring Change for a Sustainable World is an in-person career exploration workshop for rising 9th-12th grade girls in Michigan. Our mission is to expose and inspire the participating high school students to the diversity of amazing careers in Michigan, led by their passions, and to learn about pathways that contribute towards sustainability! Hosted at Grand Valley State University's Innovation Design Center on Saturday, May 18th, the program will feature four rotating panels of professional women in leadership and STEM fields, with a GVSU collegiate panel at the end of the event. Parents can register their students here: She Innovates, She Leads: Inspiring Change for a Sustainable World Tickets, Sat, May 18, 2024 at 9:30 AM | Eventbrite

INTERESTED IN BECOMING A PILOT? - Learn more information in this 4 week class! More information can be found HERE.

TRANSFER STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY - Students who have transferred to Catholic Central from a local public or private educational institution are eligible to apply for The Lawrence and Patricia Ranazzi Transfer Scholarship. Applications will be due on May 3, 2024. Please email with any questions. 


BEGINNING WITH BREAKFAST - A hot breakfast of the chef’s choice will be offered daily. All breakfast combos are served with fruit, juice, and milk


  • Thursday, April 18 - Stuffed Baked Potato (Ham, Broccoli, & Cheese), Apple Sauce, Graham Snack
  • Friday, April 19 - Pizza, Fruit, Veggie

BLESSING OF THE DAY - May the God of Creativity be with you, helping you to brave new ground and test new horizons; calling you to trust and risk being a co-creator of the Kingdom. May the gift of creativity bring you to a recognition of ever new revelations of God's goodness. May the blessing of Creativity be on you. --Maxine Shonk, OP

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