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‘Godspell - 2012 Revised Version’ opens March 30

After a thrilling series of victories in the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference and the District and State playoffs, the Viking and Vikettes’ basketball seasons concluded last week. The Vikettes were defeated in the 4A Quarterfinals by Lansdale Catholic, while the Vikings also fell to Neumann Goretti. The Allentown Central Catholic High School community is beyond proud of all your achievements!

The ACCHS 2023 Winter Sports Awards were held March 21, with the swim and dive team, basketball teams, wrestling and cheerleaders honored. Varsity letters and pins were distributed and each team named an MVP.

However, this past winter was filled with many accomplishments for all our student athletes. This year’s EPC Scholar Athletes were Mimi Norris from girls swim and dive, JT Heinze from boys swim and dive, Madi Szoke from girls basketball and Griffin Patridge from boys basketball. JT Heine and Madi Szoke were then both nominated for The Morning Call Athlete of the Week.

As spring temperatures begin to climb, Central athletes are also warming up for another exciting spring sports season. Good luck to boys and girls lacrosse, softball, baseball, boys tennis and track and field.

A college planning night is scheduled 6-8 p.m. April 13 in Masson Auditorium. The evening will entail a summary of Central’s college planning resources, a college representative panel, break out sessions, National Collegiate Athletic Association eligibility, paying for college, Reserve Officer Training Corps and other important information.

Registration is open through the link in the online weekly newsletter.

The ACCHS Theatre Department will present “Godspell – 2012 Revised Version.” Tickets are available for purchase at www.acchs.info/post/godspell!. Performances will be in Masson Auditorium 7 p.m. March 30 and 31 and 2 and 7 p.m. April 1. Contact ticketing manager Matt Garza at mgarza@acchs.info or 610-437-4601, ext. 130 with any issues that arise.

The school will be closed April 6 until April 10 for Easter break. The 7 Churches Pilgrimage Retreat will be 5-11 p.m. April 6. If interested, the weekly newsletter includes more information regarding the retreat.

The deadline for service hours is rapidly approaching. Service hours are due April 14 for all students. Freshmen are required to complete five service hours; sophomores are required 10 hours, juniors are required 15 hours and seniors are required 20 hours. Students will face disciplinary action if service hours are not completed. If you need service hours, the Central City Project has several opportunities each week, including tutoring at St. John Vianney School and pickleball at various local elementary schools.

Congratulations to all the delegates who participated in Model U.N. at Lehigh University March 17. Some Central students also served as chairs of some committees during the event. Anna Edwards, Sammy Roth and Kaysiana Yeager led the World Health Organization and Hunter Ramsey, Leo Koons and Guillermo Cruz aided the General Assembly as chairs. Many students also received awards for outstanding work as delegates or for their resolutions they wrote.

Tyler Janick was second runner up for best resolution and Toby Broun was awarded best resolution in the General Assembly.

In the World Health Organization, Ben McMurtrie won best resolution. In the special political committee, Kyle Fleshmen earned second runner up for best resolution. Molly Gibson scored second runner up for best resolution in the women and children committee and Cat Grubb received second runner up for best resolution in the environmental committee.

The school year is quickly coming to a close, with the third quarter ending March 31. The fourth quarter will begin April 3.