News & Events

East Catholic High School Freshman Finds His Own Way to Help Fight Coronavirus


MANCHESTER, CT, April 29, 2020 -- A Glastonbury teenager is doing his part to protect healthcare workers by printing protective face masks in his basement. Fifteen-year-old Jonah Hornak, a member of East Catholic High School’s Robotics Team, has been using the team’s 3D printer to produce protective face masks and face mask buckles for the healthcare workers at Hartford Hospital. 

Supporters Sought for Taste of East


While the roster of restaurants is full, event planners are currently looking for event sponsors and donations of auction items.

American Classic “Holiday Inn” Hits the Stage at East Catholic High School


Manchester, CT, March 2, 2020 - The 1942 film classic Holiday Inn will be brought to life on the stage by the students of East Catholic High School on March 6 and 7.

The Taste of East Returns!


Please join us Saturday, April 4, 2020, from 7:00 until 11:00 p.m. in the ECHS Cafeteria.

Tolton - From Slave to Priest


Saint Luke Productions proudly presents Tolton - From Slave to Priest, performed live by Jim Coleman. There will be shows from March 13 through March 19 at several churches and high schools. Please see our Tolton flyer for all of the showtimes and details!

East Catholic Recognized with Sportsmanship Award


Manchester, CT, December 11, 2019 - East Catholic High School has been awarded its sixth Michael’s Cup for sportsmanship achievements during the 2018–2019 academic year. East Catholic was recently honored at the CIAC Sportsmanship Conference at the Aqua Turf Club in Southington.

East Catholic High School Choir to Perform for International Audience


MANCHESTER, CT, December 6, 2019 - East Catholic’s Honors Choir will sing before an international audience on December 14, kicking off play between the US Women's National Hockey and the Canadian National Hockey Team. The choir, known as ECCE, will perform the national anthems of both countries before the match at the XL Center in Hartford.

Robotics Teams and Teens – It’s Not What You Think


Manchester, CT. November 19, 2019 - If you think robotics teams are reserved for the kids who win science fairs, you haven’t seen today’s robotics teams. Students on these teams are drawn to them because of their interest in everything from social media management to web design, photography, and graphic design. And yes, even the desire to build robots.

The Challenges of Parenting a High School Athlete


Manchester, CT, Nov. 6, 2019 - If you’re the parent of a high school athlete, you play a critical role in their success. High school athletics give kids a chance to experience the highs and lows of competition and the joys of being team members. At the same time, both the athlete and their parents face the challenges of balancing the demands of both sports and academics. The parents’ role can make all the difference, according to Jon Dahlquist, dean of wellness and athletics at East Catholic High School.

Are the Performing Arts Right for Your Child?


MANCHESTER, CT, Oct. 14, 2019 - Whether your child is the next Bradley Cooper or is simply interested in trying something new, taking part in the performing arts will change them for the better. That’s the advice from Jillian Quackenbush, director of the drama and dance department at East Catholic High School.