Students Honored by the Indiana High School Press Association

A current Cathedral student and two members of the class of 2018 have been honored by the Indiana High School Press Association for work printed or posted on the Megaphone student newspaper last year. Each year, the press organization sponsors the Harvey Awards, which...

IU Basketball – Armaan Franklin

Click HERE to view a video that was filmed of senior Armaan Franklin, who has committed to play basketball at Indiana University. This video was shot in our locker room and Armaan did a great job!...

A Glance at Cathedral’s Next Seven School Days…

A Glance at Our Next 7 School Days 11/9 – Day 6 11/12 – Day 7 – Canned Food Drive begins 11/13 – Day 1 – Math League 11/14 – Day 2, 8:40 student start time 11/15 – Day 3 (County) 11/16 – Day 4 11/19 – Day 5 –...

2018-2019 Calendar

Please see 2018-2019 list view for important dates.  For more detailed information, please check the school calendar listed on our website. ...

Dad’s Day – Friday, 11/9/18

Please join us for Dad’s day Friday, November 9 at 6:30 a.m.  Breakfast will be held in the cafeteria for $7.50 per person.  Alumni and Colts Cheerleader, Ambria White will be our guest speaker!

NCAA Eligibility for Student-Athletes

Attention parents of all student-athletes who are interested in competing in college-level sports. If your child is a prospective NCAA student-athlete he/she must register with the NCAA Clearinghouse and meet appropriate eligibility requirements to participate in...

Cathedral Veterans and Active Military Alumni

The Cathedral Social Studies Department is working on a service project to update the Alumni list of our Cathedral family who have served our country in the military or are currently serving.  They need your help!  Please follow this link to a spread sheet that has...

Celebrating Veterans Day

Cathedral’s Social Studies Department is hosing two events to celebrate Veterans Day.  We are grateful for the service of all Veterans as well as those who are currently serving to keep America safe. All are welcome to celebrate with us! On Friday, November 9th...

Mothers book club

All ladies are invited to The Mothers Book club. We will be meeting at MacKenzie River Pizza, Grill and Pub Restaurant 4939 E 82nd St, Indianapolis, IN 46250. 11:15-1:15- come as as your time permits. We will be discussing the theme of Thankfulness. What is...

Poinsettia Sale

Help support our initiatives in Tanzania. In June, students will be traveling to help install rain barrels and gutters to assist the Awet Secondary School in harvesting rainwater to help with gardening. Proceeds from the Poinsettia Sale benefit students’ travel...

Canned Food Drive 2018

2018 Canned Food Drive   Collection Dates/Times:  11/12 (Monday) 7-7:40 am; 11/14 (Wednesday) 7:30-8:20 am; 11/15 (Thursday) 7:00-7:40 am.  All collection is in the cafeteria and ONLY during the times specified. Notes:  Items should be brought in bags/boxes that do...

Neighboring Parish Announcements

Christ the King invites you to the 2018 Bingo Night on November 10, 2018!   Click here to register and view raffle and bingo prize baskets!...

2018 Indiana Outstanding High School Student of Spanish Award

Natalie Schorr and Alexa Ongtawco have been selected as one of the recipients of the 2018 Indiana Outstanding High School Student of Spanish Award by the Indiana Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese .  Please congratulate these...

President’s Volunteer Service Award

Congratulations, Jack Hutchens!  We are very proud to announce that he has received the President’s Volunteer Service Award for his work in...

Senior Yearbook Ad Information

On Oct. 2, senior yearbook ad information was mailed to the parents of the members of the Class of 2019. Parents are asked to note that the deadline for uploading a completed senior yearbook ad to the Herff Jones website is Thursday, Nov. 15. For more information,...

IHSAA Message of the Week

YOU REPRESENT US ALL They may not be wearing a jersey, but the adults in our community are representatives of our high school almost as much as our student-athletes are. When parents or adult fans belittle and disparage a coach or disrespect an official, it reflects...

Senior Parent Financial Aid Night

Financial Aid Night Thursday, October 11th 6:30 – 8pm Cathedral Cafeteria The College Counseling Office is hosting a Financial Aid Night for parents of our senior class. We’ve invited a Director of Financial Aid from an area university who will review the...

Cathedral Alumni Making Us Proud!

As part of the Commodores home Football pregame ceremony, the anchor is carried onto the field during a special pregame ceremony where select individuals are chosen to “drop the anchor” at midfield.  2018 Cathedral grad Midshipman 4/C, Clay Wright is...

2019 Spring Mission Trip Registration Open!

We had a CALL OUT Meeting last week about the Spring Mission Trip, and still have spots open! The trip will count for ALL required hours this school year, or if your student complete this year’s required hours it will count for the 2019-2020 school year Contact...

Yearbook picture retakes

Yearbook pictures retakes are Thursday, Sept. 27 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. in the Welch Activity Center (gymnasium) lobby. English teachers distributed picture packets over the last several days. If students had their photos taken in August and did not receive their...

SMS 60th Homecoming Celebration

SMS ALUMNI!! Come and celebrate 60 awesome years of St. Matthew Church and School on October 7 at the St. Matthew football field. The SMS Homecoming Celebration will kick off with the 34 game at 3:00 pm followed by the Cadets and then the 56 Warriors will take the...

Cathedral vs. Ryle tickets sold on TIKATAP

We are selling tickets for the Cathedral vs. Ryle football game on the TIKATAP app! We strongly encourage fans to download the app and purchase their tickets there. They are $5 pre-sale ($5.50 with convenience fee) and the price will go up to $8 at 2 p.m. on the day...

Freshman Recollection

All freshman students will attend freshman recollection on October 10, 2018.  Students are to report to school at 7:50 a.m. and will be dismissed at 3:00.  Lunch will be provided and we ask that students bring hats and/or gloves to donate to the Christmas store. If...

Sophomores and Juniors to take PSAT on Oct. 10

All Sophomores and Juniors will take the PSAT on Wednesday, October 10th. Because of the value of this test and the important information it will provide for college-bound students, parents are asked to avoid scheduling appointments before 1:00 pm on this day....

Math “Open Gym”

Math “Open Gym” is a free opportunity for Cathedral students to gather with a Cathedral math teacher and National Honor Society tutors on Sunday afternoons from 2 to 4 p.m.at school. This is not one-on-one tutoring or an opportunity to work ahead, but help...

Bowling Team Tryouts

Irish Bowling Team tryouts will take place on Tuesday, 9/18, Wednesday, 9/19, Tuesday, 9/25, and Wednesday, 9/26 from 3:45pm until 4:45pm at Hindel Bowl. The bowling team is open to everyone and there are NO cuts. We have varsity and junior varsity teams. The season...

Volunteers NEEDED in Christian Service Office!

Much of what goes on in the Christian Service Outreach office could not be possible without the assistance of our Cathedral Parents, and Alumni! Please consider lending a few hours of your time to a wonderful cause. For more information, call or email Shannon Fox...

Student Drop Off & Pick Up Procedures

Please review and follow the drop off and pick up procedures indicated below.  Those who are caught not following these procedures will receive a warning letter from our Student Resource Officer.  If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to...

Parent Volunteers Needed for Student Raffle

The Advancement Office is needing parent volunteers to help with data entry, counting and sorting with the upcoming Luck of the Leprechaun Student Raffle. To view volunteer dates/times please...

Requirements For All Student-Athletes

All students participating in athletics at Cathedral must have the following completed and on file in the athletic office prior to participating in pre-season conditioning, open field or open gym; IHSAA physical form. All pages must be completed and signed by student...

Parent Volunteers Needed for Student Raffle

The Advancement Office is needing parent volunteers to help with data entry, counting and sorting with the upcoming Luck of the Leprechaun Student Raffle. To view volunteer dates/times please...

Upcoming Senior Yearbook Ad Mailing

During the first week of October, the yearbook staff will mail letters to the parents of all seniors. That letter will include information for parents about designing and buying a senior yearbook ad. To ensure that the parents of all seniors receive this letter, if...

Sophomore Class Ring Ceremony

Hello Parents of Class of 2021! Your Herff Jones Representatives will be available for Class Ring orders on both Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018 & Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018 during all lunches in the cafe. You are invited to join us after school both days for Family Order...

Sign up now! Mothers Club Bowling League starts in September!

Whether you’re new to Cathedral as a Freshman or transfer student parent or if you have kids who are upper classmen, you’re invited to join the Cathedral Mothers’ Club Bowling League. The League is one way we’ve been able to combine fun and philanthropy. In addition...

Parents Attending Assemblies or All School Masses

Parents are always welcome to attend our assemblies and/or all school Masses.  However, all parents must first check in at the front office (door 4) to sign in and obtain a visitors badge. In order to increase our safety procedures, only adults who are wearing a...

Exciting Cultural Exchange

Please consider hosting an exchange student from Guatemala. They will be here for 8 weeks this fall. It is an excellent educational opportunity Cathedral provides for our students. Through this cultural exchange your son or daughter will grow in knowledge,...

Mums for Africa

Ready for fall? You need some mums! The students planning to travel to Tanzania next summer would be happy to help you with their first fundraising event. Proceeds will help offset travel expenses and will also benefit the Awet Secondary School and the Msamaria...

Learning Resource Center Updates

Sheila Roberts has stepped into the role of director of the Learning Resource Center, which is a space for students to receive one-on-one and small group help tackling their schoolwork and with help managing workload, time management, and effective study habits. In...

School IDs and Lanyard

School IDs Our technology team is working feverishly to get student IDs to students who have requested one. Freshmen who have an ID but do not have a barcode (needed to scan for lunch) can get their sticker from Mr. Kubuske. Everyone will get a new ID picture...

Student School Announcements

Parents are welcome to view the School Announcements communicated to all students! Our school announcements will be published digitally and on displays at school. They are also available via the link on the student page of the website or you can use the link above to...

Yearbook Distribution Information

On the first two days of school, all sophomores, juniors and seniors should have received their 2018 Cathedran, the school yearbook. All students receive a book as part of their tuition. Any student who has not yet gotten a yearbook is asked to see Mr. Willis in room...

It’s calculator time!

As stated in the school course catalogue, calculators are required for all math courses. Students in Algebra 1 or Geometry may use a graphing calculator or a regular scientific calculator. Students in Algebra 2 or higher must have a graphing calculator. While the...

Yearbook Portrait Pictures

All freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors will have their yearbook portraits taken on either Aug. 22 or Aug. 23. The portrait schedule will be determined by each student’s theology class.  These pictures will also produce new IDs for each of our staff and...

Math League Sign-ups and Spiritwear

Math League sign-ups for this year will be held August 20-28.  Students should bring $4 to their math teacher within that time frame.  Late registrations will not be accepted for any reason, so students are encouraged to register well before the deadline. During this...

Prayer of a School Resource Officer

Our new SRO, Officer Tabby, has written a beautiful prayer that I thought our parents would love to see.  Please click the link below to view.  I hope you will all keep our school in your prayers and we consistently work on the safety of our school. Pray of a School...

New Mental Health Counselor at Cathedral

Cathedral recently entered into a partnership with Community Health Network to provide mental health services to students at school during the school day. Sarah Ehlich is our licensed mental health therapist who is now housed in the counseling center and is available...

REMINDER Aug. 17: Cathedral Mothers Club Kickoff Meeting

Join us tomorrow as we kick off 2018-2019! All Cathedral moms are invited. Coffee/treats will be available beginning at 8 a.m. in Cathedral’s Baker Board Room (in library; enter school building through main office). The meeting begins at 8:15 a.m. If you need to come...

CaTheatre Parent/Student Call Out

The Theatre Department is hosting its annual pizza party Monday August 13th from 6-7 for anyone interested in theatre. Come for our short get-together, hosted by our parent organization, Backstage Boosters and the Cathedral Theatre Faculty. Meet at 6 p.m. in the...

2018-2019 SAT Prep Classes

Four sessions of the SAT Prep Class will be offered during the 2018-2019 school year. The class will meet on Monday nights from 6:30-8:30 in Loretto Hall rooms 2302 and 2303 and each session will meet six times. Cost for the class is $150 and all materials are...

Irish Parent Ambassador (IPA) program

Our parents are our best resources. No one tells Cathedral’s story better. Our Enrollment Management Team needs interested parents to help us spread our message through our Irish Parent Ambassador (IPA) program. We need parents to help in their parishes, schools and...

Cathedral Adult Fitness Opening

Cathedral Strength and Conditioning Coach, Cody Johnson, will once again offer an Adult Fitness Program this fall. The class will meet on Cathedral’s campus in both the weight room and gyms to conduct workouts 3 mornings each week. The sessions involve...

Yearbook Distribution Schedule

The 400-page 2018 Cathedran, the largest yearbook in the history of Cathedral High School, has been delivered and is ready for distribution. Members of the class of 2018 may return to campus to pick up their yearbooks as follows: During the week of July 30, see Mrs....

Call Out for Speech &Debate Team

Call outs for Speech and Debate will be held Sept 11 and 12th. Our team is open to all students regardless of experience. We meet in room 4238. Students only need to attend one call out session. Call out runs from 3:15-3:45pm. Contact Jeanne Malone for more...

Help Cathedral Celebrate our Teachers and Staff

To honor our 100th year, we’ll be hosting a “back to school” 100 year party for all Cathedral teachers and staff on Saturday, August 11th. Our teachers and staff commit so much time, love and energy to our students and we wanted to take a moment to...

Technology Information About Ordering Books

Technology Information about ordering books: We have added an instruction video about ordering textbooks. Everyone should have received an email a few weeks ago with your son or daughter’s courses and instructions on how to order books.  This video goes along...

Back to School Hours and Info from the Spirit Shop!

Stop in and stock up during Back-to-School hours listed below: Friday, August 10          7:30 am – 1:30 pm (Regular Shop Hours) Uniform apparel (polo shirts and uniform sweatshirts) may be purchased online.  Select LOCAL PICK-UP and receive a gift with...

Information About Next Year’s Cathedran Portraits

The yearbook portrait schedule for the 2018-2019 school year has been tentatively determined. Unlike in years past, seniors will be photographed at school rather than at a portrait studio. Yearbook portraits for all four grades will be taken on Aug. 22 or Aug. 23,...

Happy Summer from the Spirit Shop!

Just a reminder that the Spirit Shop is closed for the summer and will reopen on Wednesday, August 1 for the 2018-2019 school year. Online orders for “shipping” placed throughout the summer will be processed on a weekly basis if the items are in stock. In...

Summer Reading

Cathedral High School’s English department promotes reading as a year-round activity. We are excited to share the 2018-19 summer reading list which supports the Holy Cross core value of Integrity. The texts listed have been selected by the English department and...

Student Athletes G.P.A.

The overall G.P.A for student-athletes at Cathedral High School for the 2017-18 school year was 3.86!   The Girls Cross Country team had the highest team G.P.A with 4.18. Congrats to not only our students, but also our teachers, coaches and parents who help drive...

Math League 2018-19

The 2018-19 Math League season will kick off with a tailgate celebration at 6:45 am on October 16. The actual competition begins at 7:15 am. Other math league dates for the year are November 13, December 11, January 8, February 12, and March 19, and each of these...

Early Admission Now Available to 8th Grade Applicants!

Cathedral High School is excited to announce that for the first time we are offering families the chance to apply for admission via our new Early Admission process! Early Admission at Cathedral will allow families of 8th graders to apply for admission by October 1 and...

2018 Guatemalan Exchange

The Guatemalan Exchange is one of the great experiences that Cathedral World Languages offers. A student from Guatemala will come stay with your family from October 16 through December 19. These kids fit in great with our Cathedral families! The Faces and Our Cultures...

Indiana’s Mr. Hockey

Congratulations to Andrew Fralich ’18 on being named Indiana’s Mr. Hockey! The award is based on performance, academics, leadership, and Hoosier Spirit.  We are very proud of you, Andrew! 

Advanced Placement Program Excellence

Cathedral has been recognized for achieving excellence in the Advanced Placement program. To be honored, a high school must have had at least 25 percent of the members of the class of 2017 take at least one AP exam and earn a score of at least a 3. (This honor is...

Technology iPad information for New Students

A big welcome to the students and parents of the Class of 2022.   We are looking forward to meeting your child and getting all of the school  accounts and technology set up.  This year we are partnering with the Counseling Department and the summer school classes to...

Special Thanks

As we close out another school year, our hearts and minds are filled to the brim with hope, integrity and zeal.  I am blessed to be among Cathedral’s ministry, and our accomplishments would not be possible without the support of our dedicated faculty and staff who...

2018 Graduation Pictures

Please see the link below to view and download pictures from the graduation ceremony. 2018 Cathedral Graduation Pictures – Download for Free!   

100 year T-shirt Design Contest

Please let your student know about this exciting opportunity. We are having a contest to design the 100 year celebration T-shirt. Winner Receives $100 ! Click HERE to view details and the parameters before beginning design! SUBMISSIONS DUE JULY 12,...

Technology Update for Graduated Students of 2018

Your graduated child will get to keep their Cathedral email account indefinitely as an Alumni gift.   This is to help ease the transition to college since most of the college correspondence was done with their Cathedral email account. Also, your graduated child will...

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FROM THE NURSE

The nurse is not permitted to hand out medications to students, unless medication and consent have been provided by parents. The nurse does not stock community cough drops, tums, ibuprofen, acetaminophen or diphenhydramine. Please note that this is different from last...

Resources for 13 Reason’s Why Part 2

As Netflix prepares to air the second season of 13 Reason’s Why on Friday, this article summarizes steps you can take as a parent to either have a conversation about the subject matter or prevent your child from seeing it. Please contact your child’s...

Cathedral Dance Team

Auditions will be held on Sunday August 12th in the Auxiliary gym.  -Check in and warm-ups will begin at 11:30 a.m.  -Teaching the routine with start at 12:00 p.m. and go until 2:00 p.m. – The dancers will be given a break from 2:00-3:30 p.m. to eat and/or...

2018 Cathedral Graduates

Please be on the lookout for your immunization certificate to arrive by mail within the next week. You may need it when you fill out your health forms for college. Keep it in a safe place for future reference! If you have any questions about your immunization record,...

Summer Adult Fitness Openings

Cody Johnson will be offering a Summer Bootcamp Program again this summer. We run a program 3 days per week at 6 am (CLASS IS FULL), and he would like to make an additional opportunity available at 9am on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. The cost would be $100 for the...

Final Reminder: Counseling Department Needs Assessment

Hello parents! If you haven’t taken time to complete the needs assessment for the counseling department please take 10 minutes to finish it now! We will be closing it Friday May 25th. Thanks! See below for the original message from your counselor: The counseling...

Online Book Buyback Details:

Cathedral High School offers an optional online book buyback from May 14-June 14ththrough ETechcampus. This service is for hard cover or paperback books and does not include consumables such as a workbooks or access codes.   To find out more, please...

IHSAA Student-Athlete Tip of the Week

According to an article in the Indianapolis Star, one of the top returning baseball teams in the state has had a disappointing regular season, but like all teams, hope to peak during the state tournament. A quote by one of their three Division I pitching recruits...

Butler way summer camp

Summer schedules are filling up, but I wanted to let you know about a camp taking place on Butler’s campus this summer; your son or daughter may be interested in Student Leadership The Butler Way: College, Career, Community, You from July 9-12, 2018. This...

Christian Service News

There have been some changes made to our  Cathedral Christian Service Program to help our students grow in the Holy Cross tradition of serving the poor while at Cathedral.  These changes help us put an emphasis on Christian service and creates a faith-filled,...

Congratulations to (l-r): Austin Gaither, Rodney O’Neal and Chase Stewart. They participated in The 100 Black Men of Indianapolis and Jack & Jill of America, Indianapolis Chapter 2018 Beautillion Militaire Ball, held April 7th st The J.W. Marriott. The Beaus voted...

Spirit of Youth CYO Volunteer Award

Congratulations to Caroline Mages (’18).  She received the Spirit of Youth CYO Volunteer Award on Tuesday May 1.  The presentation for all the CYO Volunteer awards was made by the Archbishop at SS Peter and Paul Cathedral.  Click HERE to view additional...

Catholic Financial Life Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the three students who earned scholarships from Catholic Financial Life!  Sophomore Maddie Cler earned a $500 scholarship and completed 39 hours of service. Seniors Kate Burnside and Ben Treece earned $1000 college scholarships and completed 72 and...

Congratulations Christian Dummer ‘18

Christian Dummer ‘18 has achieved the highest rank in Boy Scouts. He joins his 3 older brothers two of which also were Cathedral graduates Jacob ‘11 and Zach ‘15.

May 17: CMC Used Uniform Sale

The Cathedral Mothers’ Club is holding a year-end Used Uniform Sale. The sale will take place on Thursday, May 17 from 3 – 6 p.m. in the WAC lobby. We’ll have gently used khakis, polos, sweatshirts, P.E. clothes, and spirit wear. Most items are $5;...

Grand Prize in the Project Hope Contest

Congratulations to Olivia DeLise ’20 on winning the Grand Prize in the Project Hope Contest!! Blessed Basil Moreau teaches us that education is “the art of helping young people to completeness.” Check out her beautiful winning...

Girls’ High School National Triathlon Champion!

Congratulation to Gillian Cridge who is the girls’ high school national triathlon champion!  We are so proud!   Also, congratulation to our other triathletes who raced hard and did great!...

Nicotine Testing Kits

With the new concern of JUUL’S and Vaping being readily available to students and and are often seen in schools, a kind donor has purchased home nicotine testing kits for anyone that would like to test their children at home.  Experts agree that Nicotine is...

Your CHS Dads Club Meeting – May 24 at 7:00 p.m.

Attn: All Cathedral Dads! The fourth monthly meeting of your CHS Dads Club is scheduled for May 24th at 7 p.m. at George’s Neighborhood Grill! There is lots to discuss and we look forward to seeing you there! Please email dadsclub@gocathedral.com with more...

Dad’s Day

Mark you calendars for the May Cathedral Dad’s Day Breakfast on Friday, May 11. We are group of Cathedral fathers who value our single greatest wealth…our teenage daughters and sons. Come have breakfast on Friday, 5/11/18 at 6:30 AM. The cost is $15 per father...

Emerging Leaders Retreat

Discover how Women Are Excelling in Business, a new residential business camp at Purdue University, targeted for young women who are rising sophomores, juniors and seniors in high school. Sponsored by the Jane Brock-Wilson Women in Management Center, the retreat will...

Re-enrollment for 2018-2019

We look forward to welcoming all of our current students in grades 9-11 back to Cathedral for the upcoming year! Re-enrollment for 2018-2019 will begin on Monday, April 23, and will continue through Friday, May 11. On April 23, the Enrollment Management Office will be...

End of School Year Spirit Shop Hours

Please note that the Spirit Shop will be open during regular school days from 7:30 am -1:30 pm through Monday, May 21. Hours during Final Exam days May 22 – 25 will be 7:30 am – noon. The Spirit Shop will be CLOSED the week of May 28 and open for the...

May 4: Cathedral Mothers Club Final 2017-2018 Monthly Meeting

As the 2017-2018 school year starts to unwind, we’re beginning to wrap things up, too! All Cathedral moms are invited to attend our last monthly Mothers Club meeting for this school year. The meeting will be held from 8 – 9:30 a.m. in Cathedral’s Baker Board...

Parents of graduating seniors:

The college counselors met with all seniors today to complete the senior survey. This is an extremely important survey for a number of reasons: It identifies your child’s plans for next year It indicates where a final transcript needs to be sent in June Allows...

Spanish Team 2018 Results

Congratulations to our students on our Spanish Team! Click here to view students and their achievements at the annual Concurso Académico. Overall Cathedral won first place in Heritage Speaker and Spanish IV/Advanced; 2nd place in Spanish III and II; and 3rd place in...

Attention 2019 and 2020 Graduates

The Pacific Institute is accepting participants to join a 2 day workshop to learn techniques to become a better leader.  The workshop will be held on June 11 and 12 from 8:30AM – 2:00PM on Cathedral’s campus.  Click HERE to view more information and print...

2018 Indiana Regional Academic All-Stars

Congratulations to Christopher Basile, who was recently named one of the 2018 Indiana Regional Academic All-Stars! Christopher was selected from a field of 275 outstanding nominees from the state’s private and public accredited schools! Regional Academic All-Star...

Holy Cross Award

The Holy Cross Award Breakfast was held this morning! Congratulations to the following students who were honored with a Holy Cross award for being a leader in living out our Holy Cross Values.   Joe Egan Madison Ackley Jack Lindner Kennedy Maye Jacob Schommer Nandi...

Summer Mission to Spencer, Indiana

If interested in a Summer Mission there will be a small group traveling to Spencer Indiana Tuesday May 29th thru Friday June 1. The group will be staying a Cathedral Alumni Bridget Mooney ’93 McIntyre’s retreat camp. Service will be at various outreaches...

Congratulation to Andrew Fralich who has been nominated for the 2018 Indy Star Sports award for winter sports! “Fralich, a senior and Team Indiana captain, had a team-high 88 points, 54 assists and averaged1.76 points per game for the Central Indiana Knights. He...

University of Evansville Programming Contest

Congratulations to Henry Eifert and Nick Grill! As a team, they finished second out of approximately 15 teams at the University of Evansville Programming Contest on April 7. Also participating were: Christian Dummer, Ian Stedham, and John Haas. THANK YOU to all of...

2018 Valedictorians and Salutatorians!

Please congratulate the following 2018 valedictorians and salutatorians!    Valedictorians Christopher Basile Molly Beatty Lauren Burgett Gabriella Hanahan Anna Flood Lucia Grill Liam Moore Anne O’Nei Brock Snyder Audrey Teasley Camryn Wylam Lauren Walker...

Parent book Club

All parents are invited. Friday, April 27 Lunch at George’s Neighborhood Grill at 6935 Lake Plaza Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46220. Time- 11:30-1. The April chapter is titled “Watered Gardens” in the book May I have This Dance? by Joyce Rupp. We will discuss what...

Senior Retreat Information for Junior Parents

Junior Parents, Below is a list of the upcoming senior retreats for next year. These retreats are attended by 90% to 95% of the senior class, Christian Awakenings help seniors to explore where they are with their faith life and helps to develop a further sense of...

Unique Program Offers Teens Chance for Health Care Experience

Eskenazi Health is now accepting applications for its 2018 VolunTEEN Summer Program. The annual VolunTEEN program allows teenagers to experience professional service and shadowing for students on a path to becoming health care professionals.   Teenagers 14 to 19 years...

Cultural Journey: Mexico

Please be aware of a unique cultural event coming up April 19-22. Cultural Journey: Mexico is a celebration of Mexican cinema, cuisine, music, and culture. General admission tickets are still on sale, starting at $12 When: April 19-22, 2018 Where: Indiana Historical...

SPRING INTO THE SPIRIT SHOP!

April showers mean we have new umbrellas, rain jackets and ponchos to keep you warm and dry! Prepare for Spring Break with tropical tees (hot pink, ocean blue or Irish green), Cathedral Beach Towels, Water Bottles and new arrival Caps and Visors! Save the date for our...

APRIL CHS DADS CLUB MEETING at NEW LOCATION!

Your CHS Dads Club is off to a great start and has MOVED our International Headquarters to George’s Neighborhood Grill! 6935 Lake Plaza Dr, Indianapolis, IN 46220 See you at our next meeting 7PM on Thursday, April 19th! Please RSVP to dadsclub@gocathedral.com...

Cathedral Communication Survey

Courtney Graham, a 2014 Cathedral graduate, has asked for our help as she is conducting a School to Home Communication Case Study of a Private High School from the Midwest.  Courtney will also share results with Cathedral in order for us to find communication areas in...

Afternoon Pick Up Procedures

We are asking for your cooperation during parent pick up in the afternoon. Please do not stop on the hill to pick up your students. While it may seem like an easy solution to have your student walk down the sidewalk and meet you on the hill, it has become very...

Math League Final Standings!

Another superb math league season has wrapped up! THANK YOU to the hundreds of mathletes that competed valiantly over the course of the season and to the teachers who made it possible. Special congratulations to our overall winner: Nick Grill with a score of 23. Nick...

Second Wave of Flu

As you may have heard on the news this week, the CDC has just issued a warning that a second wave of flu has begun. We have noticed this at Cathedral this week with a handful of students being absent with flu-like symptoms, fevers, and positive flu tests. While we are...

Cathedral Football Spirit Wear

The Cathedral Football team has opened a “Cathedral Football Spirit Wear Store”.  This store will be open until April 9th. Everything ordered through this store will be shipped directly to your home. This store will be open only a couple times during the...

Congratulations to Nick Hanahan ’14!

He finished fifth overall in the men’s epee of the NCAA Fencing Championships and earned All-American honors! In addition, his team, Notre Dame, captured the 2018 National Collegiate Fencing Championship. Hanahan’s father said, “I don’t know if...

Graduation Announcements & Keepsakes

Attention Seniors & Parents! Your Herff Jones Representatives will be available for Announcements and Keepsakes delivery on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 during all lunches in the cafe. Please see the Herff Jones representatives to pick up your...

Schedule Updates for Senior Mass

Due Senior Mass on May 4th, we with be on a block schedule on May 3rd and 4th.  Please note that May 3rd will be an 8:40 start and May 4th will be an 7:50 start.  All classes will meet on these two days for 75 minutes. Thursday, May 3rd  PP: 8:40 – 8:45 Alpha:...

Summer Job Opportunity

Hillcrest Country Club is hosting a meeting on Sunday night, March 25th for boys and girls who are 7th graders and older who may be interested in a job this summer as a golf caddie.  The meeting will take place in the Avalon Ballroom from 7pm-8pm.  Click the link...

Teen Alcohol/drug Abuse

St. Thomas Aquinas Parish is sponsoring a talk by one of their physician parishioners to educate parents about teen alcohol/drug abuse. The talk is scheduled for Thursday, April 19 at 7 p.m. at the church, 4600 N. Illinois Street. The talk is free and all are...

Student Survey

You students will be participating in one of two surveys sometime within the next week. Some students will be taking a survey from the Indiana Prevention Center at Indiana University.  The other survey is one for the Developmental Asset program.  Cathedral...

Summer School

Registration for summer school is open now through Monday, March 26, 2018. Summer school will run from Monday, June 4 through Friday, June 29. Two sessions will be offered – the morning session will begin at 8 am and conclude at 11:30 am, and the afternoon session...

2018 World Irish Dancing Championship

Congratulations to Sophmore, Megan Kaster and Freshman, Hays Teasley!  They have both qualified for the 2018 World Irish Dancing Championship!  We are so proud of these students for representing Cathedral in true Irish fashion!  The championships take place  March...

Congratulations to Our Choir students

Congratulations to our amazing choir students! Last weekend they made a very impressive showing at the Lawrence Central Classic Competition. Maggie Bittinger ’18 placed second out of 55 soloists! The Irish Adrenaline Show Choir was third runner up and the Best...

Nationwide School Walk Out

On Wednesday, March 14, some of our students participated in the National Walkout.  Click this Facebook link to view a glimpse of how Cathedral High School remembered the 17 victims of the Parkland school shooting.  We are very proud of these students who were...

From the Counseling Office

We still have a few weeks of our individual meetings with students to go over schedules, but please note the changes in our scheduling  and drop/add policies. We will conclude our final scheduling meetings by April 5th. During the week of May 7th, we will allow any...

Spring Mission Trip Opening!

We have one opening for the spring mission trip, April 7-14. If interested, email Shannon Fox sfox@gocathedral.com

Christian Service Deadline News!

Freshman & sophomores students CS hour time sheets were due on Jan. 29th. We have several students in both grades with late service at this point. Junior and senior Christian Service hours are due on April 23rd. I’ve reminded then Holy week of several...

Volunteer News from St Vincent de Paul!

You MUST be SIGNED UP to volunteer at the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry! Parents starting next week if your student is not on the Sign Up Genius list they will be turned away, as they cannot handle more volunteers than those on the sign up. Please be respectful of...

Hockey State

Be sure to wish our Cathedral Hockey players (listed below) good luck this this weekend after winning the playoffs this past weekend.  They advanced to play Culver this Saturday for a state championship in 4A! The game is at 6:30 pm Saturday in Ft. Wayne at the...

American Math Competition Results

The results of Cathedral’s participation in the elite American Mathematics Competition are in! Congratulations to our top scorer in the Grades 11-12 contest, Brendan Hurley! Tied for second place were Dominic Quadrini and Audrey Teasley. In the Grades 9-10...

Important Information About Juuling

Please read the following article that shares valuable information parents should be aware of concerning “juuling” or “vaping”.  As explained in previous publications, this popular e-cigarette system is not permitted at Cathedral. What Parents...

SAT Prep Class

The final SAT prep class of this school year will begin next Monday, March 12. There is still plenty of spaces left for students to enroll. Class meets on Monday evenings from 6:30-8:30. This session will finish April 30, the Monday before the May SAT test date....

Junior Women Exploring Engineering at Purdue

The Purdue Women in Engineering Program would like to invite current junior women to a free daylong engineering program called Juniors Exploring Engineering at Purdue (JEEP) on Monday, April 9, 2018. The program is geared toward women in their junior year of high...

Mar. 22 – Paint-n-Sip Moms Night Out!

Need to get out of the house? Come paint, sip, and socialize with the Cathedral Mothers Club on Thursday, Mar. 22 for an evening of fun and fellowship! We’re hosting this event for all CHS moms from 6-9 p.m. in the SLC. But, you don’t have to be a CMC member (or...

ISSMA Instrumental State Solo and Ensemble

Congratulations the following students who competed in the ISSMA State Solo and Ensemble contest.  These students represented Cathedral well and brought back a lot of gold! Kienan Corcoran – trombone solo Holly Czachura – French horn solo Claudia Darnell...

Indiana Tax Deduction for Dependents Enrolled in Private Schools

While Cathedral High School does not provide any advice regarding personal income tax requirements or filing, we do want to inform parents that IC 6-3-2-22 authorizes taxpayers to claim a $1,000 income tax deduction for each dependent who is enrolled in a private...

Good Luck Cathedral Rugby Players!

Good luck to all the Cathedral rugby players as they head to this year’s Lindenwood tournament in St. Charles, MO. These boys have worked hard in all kinds of weather and we couldn’t be prouder of them.

Your CHS Dads Club Meeting – March 22 at Blind Owl

Attention Cathedral Dads – The next meeting of your CHS Dads Club will be 7pm on March 22nd at The Blind Owl. We will discuss very important Dads Club business and watch basketball. Haven’t signed up? It’s really easy. Just...

Suicide Prevention

In this issue of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis’ Safe Environments Newsletter, we learn about suicide prevention. Preventing suicide is a community effort. Yes, it starts with the family, but extends to neighbors, schools, and other organizations. At every...

French Exchange Host Families Needed

We are in need of host families for this year’s French exchange. This will be our 17th year to host students from our sister school in Lyon, France and we need to find host families. The dates for the exchange are April 4th to April 21st. If you are interested...

Christian Service Update

Parents of Freshman and Sophomores your students service hours were due on Jan. 29 and time sheets should already have been submitted. Parents of Sophomore and Juniors your students service hours are due April 23rd. Time sheets must be submitted with all signatures...

Mar. 2 – Join us! Cathedral Mothers Club Monthly Meeting

All Cathedral moms are invited to attend our monthly Mothers Club meeting. The meeting will be held from 8 – 9:30 a.m. in Cathedral’s Baker Board Room. If you can’t attend in person, that’s okay. Dial-in: 1-888-296-6828, at prompt enter 676172. The full agenda will be...

2018 Graduation Details

Please mark you calendars for the following important dates: Baccalaureate will be held on Saturday, May 19th in Cathedral’s Welch Activity Center at 10 a.m. Graduation, will be held on Sunday, May 20th at  Old National Centre at 1:00 p.m. If you have any...

Frankenstein Discussions in the Media Center

We continue to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Frankenstein, and thanks to Mr. Hibshman, our Physics and Astronomy teacher, we had a fascinating Flex discussion on Wednesday in the library about electricity. Is it possible to reanimate dead body parts? Mr. Hibshman...

Consider Hosting An International Student

Each year Cathedral High School has the opportunity to host students from various countries. Next year we anticipate having students from China, Germany, Spain, and Switzerland, and this list could grow! But, to make this happen, we need families who are willing to be...

Math League Update

With just one contest to go (March 27), there is a three-way tie for the lead . . . Nick Grill, Brendan Hurley, and Isaac Michael all have 18 points! Great job!! In second place is Blake Lowe with 17. Close behind with 15 points are Harry Huang, Sammy Kacius, and...

May 1: Make Good Decisions Scholarship Application is due

If you haven’t heard, a $1250 scholarship will be awarded to a CHS senior who has been successful in spreading the Make Good Decisions message about the dangers and consequences from underage alcohol use and binge drinking to classmates and in his/her community....

Speeding in Cathedral’s Parking Lot

Please remind your students to slow down in our parking lot.  It is important that our students and parents are mindful to the fact that things are very busy at the start and end of school.  In order to ensure the safety of our students, it is important that parking...

Information From Our Grade Schools and Parishes

Family Lenten Dinner at St. Louis de Montfort Come share in a meal with the St. Louis de Montfort community in Fishers each Friday during Lent. Much more than a Fish Fry, St. Louis de Montfort’s Family Lenten Dinner sponsored by the Knights of Columbus #6923, is a...

Cross & Light Broadway Musical

The Cross & Light is an international, critically acclaimed, Broadway-caliber musical and video surround experience coming to St. Malachy Church in Brownsburg, Feb 23rd-25th!  From the incredible talent to the lights, sound, and projection technology, students and...

American Mathematics Competition

On Feb. 7, forty-six of Cathedral’s best and brightest mathematicians were invited by their math teachers to participate in the AMC, a prestigious national high school math competition. The students participated in two divisions. The participants in the...

2018 A NIGHT OF HOPE

On March 20, 2018 from 6:30 – 9:00 at Fishers High School there will be a presentation and discussion on the trends in our youth’s mental health. Click HERE to register and learn more...

Hockey Games!

Come cheer on your Cathedral players! The next home game is this Friday, February 9, at 10:00pm. The Knights play Zionsville in the Carmel rink. The last home game is Friday, February 23, at 8:00pm. They’ll play Culver A in the Fishers rink. Game schedules:...

Peru Trip June 2018

Mandatory meeting for interested students and at least 1 parent -February 20, 2018 at 5:30 – Room 3303 (Jamell’s room) Click here for more information.   Please contact Kim Jammell if you have any questions....

Your CHS Dads Club Now Accepting New Members

Attention Cathedral Dads! Would you like to get in on the ground floor of Cathedral’s newest tradition? Your CHS Dads Club is just getting started, and it’s going to be a great new way for Dads to plug into our awesome Cathedral community! So, bring your ideas and...

Parent Coffee Talks- hosted by the College Counselors

Tuesday– February 13th 7:15am Baker Board Room Thursday, March 15th 7:15am Baker Board Room Tuesday, April 17th 7:15am Baker Board Room Thursday, May 17th 7:15am Location TBD For more information contact Kathy Pivonka...

Graduation

Attention Seniors and Parents! Your Herff Jones Representatives will be back for a last chance graduation order session on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, during all lunch periods in the cafe. Please see the Herff Jones Representatives to order your cap, gown, and tassel unit....

ISSMA Distract Solo Results!

Congratulation to those who participated in the ISSMA District Solo and Ensemble contest.  We had 12 solos and ensembles that will move on to ISSMA State Solo and ensemble contest on February 24 at North Central High School. Claudia Darnell – flute solo Anna...

National Honor Society Applications

All eligible juniors and seniors (GPA at or above 3.6) have received an NHS application packet from their math teachers. Any student who has questions (or believes he should have received a packet and didn’t) should see Mrs. Ford or Herr Payne ASAP. The...

2018 Black History Month Program

The Black History Month Program will be held in the Student Life Center! February 8th Keynote speaker: Jon Jeter ’83 Click HERE to register...

Safety and Privacy Reminders

Please know the safety and privacy of our Cathedral community are of the utmost importance. To that end, please remember that parents, students, and staff are strictly forbidden to give out addresses, phone numbers, and names that are published in our Blue Book. Page...

Spring ISTEP Schedule and Information

The state-mandated spring ISTEP+ assessments will be given on Feb. 26, Feb. 27, April 23, April 24 and April 25. On these five school days, all sophomores as well as juniors who have not yet passed the test will arrive at 7:50 a.m. and report to their assigned testing...

Spirit Shop News!

Beat the winter blues with a visit to the Spirit Shop for a winter warm up!  Snowman Sale: All shelf sitter snowmen are now 50% off, and selected apparel items at significant savings! Shop regular school days 7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Save the date for Evening...

Feb. 2 – Cathedral Mothers Club Monthly Meeting

All Cathedral moms are invited to attend our monthly Mothers Club meeting. The meeting will be held from 8 – 9:30 a.m. in Cathedral’s Baker Board Room. If you can’t attend in person, join us by phone. Dial-in: 1-888-296-6828, at prompt enter 676172. The full agenda...

ShamrAuction Volunteers Needed!

ShamrAuction time is here and we are pleased to share that the 41st annual ShamrAuction has already SOLD OUT! On February 24th, our beloved hill will be alive with the sound of ShamrAuction as Cathedral transforms to celebrate Oktoberfest. We need you! ShamrAuction...

Graduation

Attention Seniors and Parents! Your Herff Jones representatives will be available for Graduation orders on Tuesday, Jan. 30 & Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 during all lunches in the cafe, and after school in the Welch Activity Center until 7:00 p.m. both evenings....

SCREENAGERS

On Monday, Feb. 5 at 6:p.m. Cathedral is sponsoring “SCREENAGERS”.  This is an excellent screening/discussion that is about the impact of the digital age on children and how to help them minimize the harmful effects and find balance.  SCREENAGERS addresses the most...

Parent-Teacher Conferences – Tuesday, February 6th

Please join us for Parent Teacher Conferences on Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 from 5:00 pm- 7:00 p.m. Student’s schedules will be distributed via email by the end of the day on Monday, February 5th. Teachers and guidance counselors will be readily available in...

JUNIOR RETREAT INFORMATION

Parents campus ministry would like your help in encouraging your junior students to attend Junior Retreat.  The Women’s Junior retreat dates are February 21-22 and March 14-15.  The Men’s Junior retreat dates are February 8-9.  Students will leave...

2nd Semester Kick-off Assembly

On the first day of the second semester, we held a short assembly during flex to lay out expectations for students.  We strategically had this assembly at this time to remind students of policies that they must adhere to.  Some of the things we mentioned were dress...

7 Ways Parents Can Encourage Teens to be Self-Sufficient

By KERRY– This content may contain affiliate links. Gently you try to shake your 13-year-old awake. “Time to get up for school!” you say in your cheeriest voice possible, even though you can’t believe your teen still can’t get out of bed on his own. Your son...

Freshman & Sophomore Christian Service Hours Due

Freshman & Sophomore students christian service hour time sheets are due Monday, January 29th. Time and evaluation sheets are to be complete with signatures from the agency representative. Please submit to Mrs Fox’s office in the SLC. Please keep a copy of your...

Archbishop-Emeritus Daniel M. Buechlein has died

Please pray for Archbishop Buechlein who served as the fifth archbishop of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis from July 14, 1992 until his retirement on September 21, 2011. http://www.archindy.org/archbishop/buechlein/death.html

To the Parents of Bus Riders

Many of you may have heard there was an incident this week involving one of our busses.  Upon investigation, we discovered a voltage regulator caught fire. Many thanks to our bus driver, Jeff Betzler, who did a great job realizing something was wrong. He got the...

Math League Update

Congratulations to Brendan Hurley for continuing to lead the pack in math league competition. In second place is Nick Grill, and tied for third are Blake Lowe and Isaac Michael. Henry Madden is in fourth, and Anna Flood, Harry Huang, Sammy Kacius, and Olivia Schneider...

SAT Prep Class

The next session of our SAT prep class will begin Monday, Jan. 22. The class will meet Monday evenings from 6:30-8:30 for six weeks and wraps up the Monday before the March SAT test date. The cost for the class is $150. Please click HERE for more information and to...

Tool Drive! Taking Service to the Next Level…

Give a man a fish, you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, you feed him for a lifetime. Brothers Clay (‘18) and Owen Wright (‘21) are helping others help themselves by hosting a tool drive for the less fortunate. While impacting the lives of others by delivering...

Math League Update and Reminders

Congratulations to our leaders at the midway point of our competition! In first place is Brendan Hurley. He is followed closely by Nick Grill and Henry Madden. Tied for third are: John Chai, Elliott DeSanto, Blake Lowe, Isaac Michael, and Olivia Schneider. GREAT JOB!...