2410 S. 9th St. Lafayette, IN 47909 765.474.7500


Start of 2020-21 School Year



Start of 2020-21 School Year

The 2020-21 school year started on August 18, and I have a great number of “Thank Yous” that need to be said. First of all, our principals and teachers have been singing the praises of parents and students as we all have been adjusting to living out the new rules that were put in place […]

LCSS Receives Grant from Indiana Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund



LCSS Receives Grant from Indiana Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund

LCSS was recently awarded a $185,500 grant from the Indiana Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund. This fund was created using the $61.6 million in federal CARES Act support provided to the state to help schools impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Lafayette Catholic School Systems was the only grant recipient in Tippecanoe County and only one of […]

Millie’s Thrift Store Increases Sales by 200%



Millie’s Thrift Store Increases Sales by 200%

Congratulations to Millie’s Thrift Store and all the supporters for the 200% increase in sales in 2020 to date. This success has been reached with the donations of clothing, household items, and furniture AND a completely renovated store. Additionally, Millie’s has INCREASED HOURS – 10:00 am UNTIL 6:30 PM Mon. – Fri. and 9:00 am […]

Alumni Corner – Deacon Mark Loepker



Alumni Corner – Deacon Mark Loepker

Meet Deacon Mark Loepker, Class of 1972! Mark and his siblings, Lois Rausch, Linda Hasser, and Thomas Loepker, all attended St. Boniface Grade School before they each moved on to Central Catholic High School. While at CC, Mark was on the boys golf team, where he learned the importance of humility and humor. “I remember […]

Meet Our New Teachers & Staff!



St. Lawrence: Administrative Assistant: Mrs. Debbie Crowe Mrs. Debbie Crowe attended Indiana State University where she earned her associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education. She previously worked at Purdue as an Administrative Associate in University Residences. She received several BRAVO awards while at Purdue as well as numerous business certificates related to classes she took […]

Knights to Remember – Paul J. and Alice A. LaRocca



Knights to Remember – Paul J. and Alice A. LaRocca

2020 Honorary Alumni – Paul J. and Alice A. LaRocca Alice A. LaRocca recently passed away. She will be missed.  Paul LaRocca, the only child of Salvatore and Rose LaRocca, of Chicago, Illinois, always felt the love and caring of a Catholic family. “Never,” says Paul, “shall I forget my mother’s words. ‘You need some […]

Knights to Remember – Sr. M. Ann Kathleen Magiera



Knights to Remember – Sr. M. Ann Kathleen Magiera

2020 Honored Teacher/Staff/Administrator – Sister M. Ann Kathleen Magiera, OSF Sister M. Ann Kathleen Magiera, OSF has been a servant leader for her entire career. Sr. Ann Kathleen joined the Franciscans in 1965. As a Franciscan, Sr. Ann Kathleen took a religious vow of obedience which moved her through various grade and high school experiences […]

Knights to Remember – Benjamin P. Hatke



Knights to Remember – Benjamin P. Hatke

2020 Distinguished Alumni – Benjamin P. Hatke, Class of 1996 Ben Hatke was born in Lafayette to Gene and Roseanna Hatke, both graduates of Central Catholic. Ben has two younger sisters, Sarah and Annie, who are also graduates of CC. Ben attended St. Mary Cathedral School and St. Boniface before moving on and graduating from […]

Year End Update



Year End Update

As with everyone, the last few months have been a unique challenge for the school system. Throughout this pandemic, the school community has come together as a family and shown up for each other in a variety of ways. Although classes ended in May, the principals and staff are still hard at work preparing for […]

Central Catholic’s 63rd Commencement



Central Catholic’s 63rd Commencement

Central Catholic held it’s 63rd commencement last week. It was a unique experience due to the current pandemic. Graduation was held outside on the Paul J. LaRocca Field. Seating was separated for social distancing, with each student sitting with their parents. The evening was hot but beautiful with heartfelt moments for this graduating class of […]

Translate »
5.5.1