News & Events

Pajama Day for the Kids


On Friday, December 11 East Catholic students, faculty, and staff participated in Connecticut Children Medical Center's (CCMC) pajama day for the kids and raised $1,100 to benefit CCMC.

Mock Trial


Although later than usual, East Catholic High School’s mock trial teams have sprung into action to take on the case presented this year by Civics First CT. 

The Hate U Give


The Hate U Give By Farah Suede East Catholic has brought back its tradition of One Book, One Community this academic year, and its center is around the novel The Hate You Give by Angie Thomas. This is a novel that tells the story of a black teenage girl who grapples with the realities of racism within modern-day America.

ECHO Newspaper


The latest edition of the ECHO newspaper is now available. 

Archdiocese of Hartford Light of Christ Award


Congratulations to Ms. Gina Burby on accepting the Light of Christ award from the Archdiocese of Hartford. 

Commended Students in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program


East Catholic High School President Sean P. Brennan ’85 announced today that Jake Phelan has been named a Commended Student in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program.

East Catholic High School Appoints New President


Manchester, CT, Aug. 3, 2020 - Sean P. Brennan has been appointed president of East Catholic High School. He brings 32 years of experience in the educational field to the position. Brennan is a 1985 graduate of East Catholic High School.

East Catholic Celebrates the Class of 2020


East Catholic celebrated the class of 2020 with a virtual awards ceremony on Tuesday, June 2, a live-streamed Baccalaureate Mass on Wednesday, June 3, and a virtual graduation ceremony on Thursday, June 4. 

New President Appointed at East Catholic High School in Manchester


Sister Mary Grace Walsh, ASCJ, Ph.D., provost for education, evangelization and catechesis for the Archdiocese of Hartford, announced that Sean P. Brennan has been appointed as the new president of East Catholic High School in Manchester effective on July 1, 2020.

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.