Gabriel Donovan, A Student Wise Beyond His Years

Gabriel Donovan is an 8th grade student at CBA, an enthusiastic camper at Double H Ranch, and a hero. Double H Ranch, located in Lake Luzerne, was founded by philanthropist Charles R. Wood and actor Paul Newman. Since opening in 1993, it has served over 60,000 children dealing with life-threatening illnesses from around the world. Double H Ranch serves children from ages 6-16, free of charge. Their purpose is to enrich the lives and provide camp experiences that are memorable, exciting, fun, empowering, physically safe and medically sound.

2017 Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony CBA

CBA Inducts Six into the Athletic Hall of Fame

On Saturday, October 7, CBA held a brunch and an induction ceremony for six Athletic Hall of Fame members. Over 95 family members and friends gathered at the Century House to show support and celebrate the success of these athletes. The 2017 inductees include Mike Coffey ’86, Steve Dering ’87, Rick Lombardo ’71, Brian Monahan ’04, Bill Mehleisen, and Chet Smith ’77. CBA presented inductee Bill Mehleisen with the CBA Athletic Hall of Fame Distinguished Service Award. From this point on, the Distinguished Service Award will be named The William Mehleisen Distinguished Service Award. Athletic Hall of Fame Members


CBA Welcomes Home Over 125 Alumni

On Friday, October 6, CBA invited all alumni to the 1st Annual Alumni After Party after the Homecoming Football game. Over 125 alumni joined us ranging from the Class of 1954 to the Class of 2017. The cafeteria was filled with alumni and their guests. They enjoyed food and beverages provided by Ed Shea ’00 of 2Shea Catering and live music provided by Tom Hardy. The Alumni After Party was a great success and we look forward to next year!

Honors Night 2017

Honors Night

On Wednesday, October 4, CBA held Honors Night to recognize students’ academic achievements for the second semester of the 2016-2017 school year. Students receive academic awards for cumulative marks in all courses, as well as awards for academic achievements in individual subjects, community service, and musical performance.


CBA Opens the Year with Flag Raising Ceremony

On Friday, September 8, alumni, family, and friends joined us for our annual Flag Raising Ceremony held to signify the beginning of the 2017-18 school year and remember those who lost their lives 16 years ago on September 11, 2001. During this ceremony, CBA inducted two alumni into the JROTC Hall of Fame. General Steven Spano ’79 and General C. Kelleher ’26 were inducted into the JROTC Hall of Fame and honored for their outstanding contribution to school, service, and country.


8th Grade Moving Up Ceremony

Congratulations to the future Class of 2021. On the morning of June 9, family, friends and faculty gathered in the Edward T. “Ned” McGraw ’50, AFSC Gymnasium to celebrate the Moving Up ceremony for our eighth graders. View the list of the 8th grade class and the awards they received.


Congratulations to the Class of 2017

On Friday, June 2, CBA honored the graduating class of 2017 at our school’s 154th Commencement. As a class, our 82 graduates were awarded with an impressive $16 million in scholarship money. Valedictorian Andrew DiNovo will be attending the University of Notre Dame, salutatorian Justin Esposito will be attending Northeastern University, and Cadet Colonel Maximilian Jones will be attending Harvard College. The class of 2017 continues CBA’s tradition of 100% college acceptance. Congratulations Brothers! Graduating Class List and the Awards Received


Mothers’ Review

On Wednesday, May 31, CBA held its Annual Mothers’ Review, a special tradition held to honor graduating seniors and their families. During this ceremony, mothers, aunts, grandmothers and special family members were invited onto the field to receive their son’s sword and officers hat as a token of appreciation. The Brigade conducted a final pass and review as a sign of respect to the departing senior class before formally dismissing the Class of 2017 and taking over the leadership role of the school.