Eagle Pride


Recently, a group of students from CJ and Carroll High Schools took a trip to the University of Dayton to meet and talk with Sr. Helen Prejean. 

Students participated in a seminar with Sr. Helen in conjunction with UD's Associate Director of Campus Ministry, Nick Cardilino's, Faith and Justice class. 

Sr. Helen shared her story with the students, taught them about her ministry, and answered questions about her mission to end the death penalty.

Students said they felt inspired after talking with Sr. Helen and learning more about her fairth journey.

Annual Blood Drive held

Students, teachers, and others from the community participated in the annual blood drive on Friday. There were several student volunteers who helped put on the event. 

Those who donated were given food and drinks afterwards, which were donated by local companies.



Cuvilly students provided faculty, staff and parents lunch on Wednesday.
Dozens of meals were prepared by the students who then helped distribute the meals.
The lunch is an annual event for the students of Cuvilly.


Cole Mason, '16 has advanced to the district bowling tournament taking place on Thursday, February 26. On Tuesday, he bowled a 553 series with games of 180, 183 and 190.

Congratulations, Cole!


Congratulations to all who have qualified to move on to Districts! Eagles will be be represented in M-200 Medley Relay; M-100 Fly; M-500 Free; M-200 Free Relay; M-100 Back; M-100 Breast; M-400 Free Relay; W-200 Medley Relay; W-200 Free; W-50 Free; W-100 Free; W-500 Free; W-200 Free Relay; W-400 Free Relay; and Diving. 

Diving competition takes place Feb. 19 and swimming is on Feb. 20. Go Eagles!

Dayton council on world affairs

Monday, February 9, 2015

CJ's JCOWA (Junior Council On World Affairs) sent seven teams to the Regional Dayton Council on World Affairs International Quiz Bowl. They competed with 67 teams (over 250 students) from 13 schools. Three CJ teams placed in the top ten. The event took place at UD Kennedy Ballroom and the emcee was retired four star General Moore from Wright -Patterson Air Force.


national signing day

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 

Two seniors signed on to continue playing football in college. Congratulations to David 'Trey' Harper who signed to play at Robert Morris University, and Cole Chandler who signed to play at Tiffin University!

Scholastic art awards

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Congratulations to three CJ students who earned awards in the Scholastic Art Competition!
Adzaan Muqtidir ‘16 earned 2 Gold Keys and 3 Honorable Mentions with digital art. Megan Schultz '18 earned two Honorable Mentions for photography and Audrey Springman '16 earned one Honorable Mention for a ceramics and glass piece.
A Gold Key is awarded to the best works submitted to a region, and is automatically considered for national-level recognition, results which will be announced on March 16. Honorable mention is awarded to pieces that show great skill and potential. K12 Gallery and TEJAS will exhibit the award-winning work mid-February. 
According to the Scholastic Art and Writing website, students across America submitted 255,000 original art and writing works during the 2014 school year. Keep an ear out in late February for the writing results!

Mock trial to compete on friday
Friday, January 30, 2015

The CJ Mock Trial team will compete in the Ohio Mock Trial District Competition Friday, January 30.  Between the Green, Blue and White team there will be 23 students representing CJ as they go up against 20 teams from the Montgomery County District. The competition will take place at the Montgomery County Courts Building at 41 North Perry Street. Good luck Eagles!

Swim team succeeds in coaches classic

Saturday and Sunday, January 17-18, 2015

The Eagles set six new school records in the Coaches Classic school meet! Record setting athletes included: Macleary Moran '18, Abby Arestides '17, Erin Staley '15, Georgia Albino '15, and Francesa Weismann '15. More >


Wrestlers medal at milton-union meet

Saturday, January 10, 2015

This young team made the Eagles proud by taking 3rd out of ten teams with two top placers: Micah Marshall '18 and McKinley Screetch '15. Also medaling in their weight categories at the January 10 meet were Thomas McGraw '18, placing 3rd; and Garrett Daniels '15, placing 2nd.

CJ outduels Alter for GCL's top spot

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

CJ varsity basketball outdueled league rival Alter in a back-and-forth contest pitting the GCL Coed North's top two teams. On the strength of senior Alan Vest's 19 points, CJ defeated the Knights 62-61 in front of a capacity crowd at Mary, Our Lady of Victory gymnasium. Four players scored in double figures to help the Eagles land sole possession of first place in the conference. DDN coverage >

Next up, the Eagles (9-1, 4-0) face Fenwick in a road matchup Friday, Jan. 9 (directions) at 4:30, 6 and 7:30 p.m. A limited number of tickets will go on sale in the CJ athletic office beginning Jan. 8. Students and families who have CJ Activity Passes must come in and redeem passes for tickets at CJ. GCL passes are the only passes redeemable for admission at the gate.

CJ was ranked No. 3 in the first AP state poll

Winter Sports Roundup

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

It was an exciting week for winter student athletes and teams in the water, at the gym, and on the mats and lanes. Here's a look back at the most recent Eagle accomplishments:

  • Men's basketball continued its perfect start to the 2014 season with wins over Purcell Marian and Jefferson, setting a school record in the process. Vote online for the Eagles, a JJHuddle.com Team of the Week candidate. More details >

  • Women's basketball opened league play with back-to-back wins against Purcell Marian and Roger Bacon to stay undefeated in the GCL Coed.  

  • Bowlers performed admirably in the Dayton Holiday Classic at Poelking Lanes. The men took second place and the women, led by tournament MVP Katie Sargent '15, took third. More details >

  • Swimmers fared extremely well at the Firebird Invitational. The women won first place while the men took third in a strong field of Division I and II programs. Photo and details >

  • And coming up, wrestlers compete in the Greater Miami Valley Wrestling Association Holiday Tournament at the Nutter Center on Dec. 27-28. More details >

CJ prevails at Ohio valley Hoops Classic

Monday, December 8, 2014

CJ varsity men's basketball opened the 2014-15 campaign with a Dec. 6 victory over Lexington Catholic in the Ohio Valley Hoops Classic on the wings of stellar performances by a pair of seniors. Alan Vest '15 poured in 19 and Myo Baxter '15 recorded a double-double (16 pts., 11 rebs.) to propel the Eagles to a 64-58 win over the Knights, the preseason pick to win Kentucky's 11th Region.

All three teams play on the road Tuesday, Dec. 9 at Roger Bacon before the program’s home opener Friday, Dec. 12 against Purcell Marian. Games begin with the freshman at 4:30 followed by JV and varsity at 6 and 7:30 p.m.

Women's Basketball Wins Kick-off Classic

Monday, December 1, 2014

The CJ women's basketball team brought home the hardware after winning both its season opening games in the 2nd annual Walnut Hills Varsity Kick-off Classic. The Eagles topped Talawanda 53-37 on Friday, Nov. 28, then rallied Saturday from a 10 point deficit against Cincinnati St. Ursula to win 59-55.

CJ's JV team won its first game of the tournament 43-19 over Talawanda before succumbing to St. Ursula in a 31-27 championship game defeat. 

The program plays its first home game of the year at Mary, Our Lady of Victory gymnasium on Wednesday, Dec. 3 against Trotwood at 6 and 7:30 p.m.

ALL-Area & ALL-OHIO Teams - Fall Sports

Monday, December 1, 2014

Congratulations to our fall student athletes honorees!



  • Zach Burneka '15, First Team
  • Jacob Harrison '16, First Team
  • Davion McKinney '15, Second Team
  • Danny Meyer '15, Special Mention

Full AP list >


  • Zach Burneka '15, First Team
  • Davion McKinney '15, First Team
  • Danny Meyer '15, First Team
  • Jacob Harrison '16, Second Team
  • Adam Pendergrass '16, Second Team
  • Antwand Wilson '16, Honorable Mention

Full DDN list >

Men's Soccer

  • Will Duffy '15, First Team
  • Jacob Murray '16, Second Team
  • Thomas Wilimits '16, Third Team
  • Jacob Marshall '15, Third Team

Full DDN list >

Women's Soccer

Coach Roy Craig, Coach of the Year

  • Cierra Stevenson '15, First Team
  • Marie Weckesser '15, Second Team
  • Mikayla Kleinhans  '15, Second Team
  • Anna Money '16, Third Team

Full DDN list >


CJ Eagles, Team of the Year
Coach Jim Brooks, Coach of the Year
Margot Duffy '15, Sportsmanship Award
  • Kelly Pleiman '17, First Team Singles
  • Natalie Allen '16, First Team Singles
  • Brianna Douglas '17 & Alexis Robinson '17, First Team Doubles
  • Ashley Huffman '15, Honorable Mention

Full DDN list >


  • Beth Stumpf '15, First Team
  • Haleigh Shaw '15, Second Team

Full DDN list >

Basketball Season Is Almost Here!

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The much anticipated high school hoops season is upon us!  For news, announcements, live scores and more, be sure to follow the CJ athletic office (@CJEaglesSports) and the men's basketball team (@CJEaglesMBB) on Twitter. 

The women's varsity team opens the 2014-15 season in the Walnut Hills High School (directions) Kick Off Classic on Friday, Nov. 28 against Walnut Hills at 6 p.m. The Eagles open at home on Wednesday, Dec. 3 against Trotwood. 

The men's varsity team starts the season at the Ohio Valley Hoops Classic on Saturday, Dec. 6 against Lexington Catholic at 5:30 p.m. Games are played at Wilmington College (directions). Then on Friday, Dec. 12, the Eagles return to Mary, Our Lady of Victory gymnasium for a home opener against league opponent Purcell Marian. JJHuddle.com D-III Boys Basketball Preview >

Good luck and GO EAGLES!

6 Named to AP Southwest All-District Teams

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Congratulations to the six Eagles football players who were named to the 2014 AP Southwest All District teams this fall. Eagles signal caller Jacob Harrison '16 was selected as the Division V Offensive Player of the Year!

D-V First Team, Offense

  • Jacob Harrison '16, QB - Player of the Year
  • Zach Burneka '15, WR 

D-V First Team, Defense

  • Davion McKinney '15, LB
  • Danny Meyer '15, DB

D-V Second Team, Offense

  • Adam Pendergrass '15, Lineman

Honorable Mention

  • Antwand Wilson '16, RB

View complete AP Southwest All District teams >

Volleyball Players Win District Awards

Monday, November 17, 2014

Congratulations to seven women's volleyball players who were honored with awards for their performances, both on the court and in the classroom, this fall:

District 15 First Team

  • Beth Stumpf '15

District 15 Second Team

  • Haleigh Shaw '15
  • Jillian Hammerly '16

District 15 Honorable Mention

  • Brooke Cartone '16
  • Emilie Nevius '16

Senior Academic All Stars

  • Kayla Lamantia '15
  • Haleigh Shaw '15
  • Gretchen Theil '15

MVSSCA ALL-Star Teams Announced

Monday, November 10, 2014

Congratulations to the four men's soccer players, four women's soccer players and head coach Roy Craig who were named to the Miami Valley Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association (MVSSCA) All Star teams:

Boys D-II South

  • Will Duffy '15, First Team
  • Jacob Murray '16, Second Team
  • Thomas Wilimitis '16, Third Team
  • Jacob Marshall '15, Third Team

Girls D-II All District Team

  • Cierra Stevenson '15

Girls D-II South

  • Cierra Stevenson '15, First Team
  • Mikayla Kleinhans '15, Second Team
  • Marie Weckesser '15, Second Team
  • Anna Money '16, Third Team

Private Coach of the Year: Roy Craig

View complete MVSSCA list >

Sophomore to be Published in DDN

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Congratulations to sophomore Rachel Coughlin who was recognized as a Top 25 participant in the 2014 Dotty Yeck Good Life Award Writing Contest.

Rachel 's essay about joining the Eagles cross country team, titled "Get Up, Never Give Up" (read it online here), was selected for an Award of Distinction by a four-judge panel – three published authors and one educator – from works entered by 376 high school sophomores. She is one of six winners who represent four different Miami Valley Catholic schools.

Excerpts of winning essays will be published in the Thursday, Nov. 13 issue of the Dayton Daily News. In addition, Rachel and her English teacher Erin Ketch have also been invited to attend the Good Life Celebration that evening for an awards ceremony at the Centerville Library, where Rachel will receive her $100 prize and read her essay aloud for audience members.

The contest is sponsored by the Washington-Centerville Public Library.

Great job, Rachel!

SouthWest District Women's Golf All-Stars

Monday, October 27, 2014

Five Eagles were named to the 2014 Southwest District All-Star team and head coach George Menker '55 was named Coach of the Year after CJ finished the season at state for the sixth consecutive year. Congratulations!

First Team

  • Ellie Cronin '16
  • Sarah Downing '15
  • Lizzi Yeazel '16

Second Team 

  • Sara Sue Bowman '17
  • Colleen Wagoner '16

Coach of the Year: George Menker '55

Senior, Sophomore qualify for Regional Race

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Congratulations to senior Helen Wittman '15 and sophomore Tucker Helms '17 on qualifying for the Division II regional meet at Troy High School's stadium (directions) this Saturday, Oct 25. The boys race starts at 11:45 a.m. and the girls race begins at 2:15 p.m.

Good luck and GO EAGLES!

Bowling making a difference beyond the lanes

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Dayton Daily News contributor Debbie Juniewicz profiled recent CJ graduate Ben Landes '14 and his success on the lanes. 

"The 2014 Chaminade Julienne graduate recently bowled his first sanctioned 300 game and has five other unsanctioned perfect games to his credit," Juniewicz wrote. 

Read the article online at www.mydaytondailynews.com >


Wednesday, October 15, 2014

gclc.gclsports.com First Team Second Team
Cross Country
Helen Wittman '15
Tucker Helms '17
Rachel Coughlin '17
Maura Peck '17
Duncan Burke '17
Jack Dalton '17
Zach Burneka '15
Jacob Harrison '16
Davion McKinney '15
Danny Meyer '15
Adam Pendergrass '15
Stephen Bizimana '16
Spencer Dufresne '16
Trey Harper '15
Jeffrey Pooler '16
Derson Pratt '16
Marvin Radford '15
Josh Simons '16
Antwand Wilson '16
Athlete of the Year
Ellie Cronin '16
Sarah Downing '15
Colleen Wagoner '16
Lizzi Yeazel '16
Sara Sue Bowman '17
Matt Boudinot '15
Anna Money '16
Cierra Stevenson '15
Will Duffy '15
Jacob Murray '16
Grace Saunders '15
Rachel Stayer '15
Jacob Marshall '15
Thomas Wilimitis '16
Natalie Allen '16
Kelly Pleiman '17
Brianna Douglas '17
Alexis Robinson '17
Ashley Huffman '15
Katarina Dranchak '16
Amanda Draeger '16
Volleyball TBA TBA



TEnnis Qualifies for STate Final Four

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Congratulations to the Eagles women's tennis team (18-3) on qualifying for the Division II OTCA state team tournament! CJ defeated the No. 2 ranked team in Ohio, Indian Hill, 3-2 on the road Oct. 6 to secure their spot. The team will play in the state tournament on Sunday, Oct. 19 in Columbus. 

Good luck and GO EAGLES!

Sophomore is SEctional TEnnis Champion

Monday, October 6, 2014

Congratulations to sophomore Kelly Pleiman '17 who won the Division II sectional singles championship at Centerville High School. Her teammate, junior Natalie Allen '16, took third place and both qualified to compete in the district tournament. Also qualifying for districts was the CJ doubles team of sophomore Brianna Douglas '17 and Amanda Draeger '16. Read more >

Harrison sets passing record in 43-21 win

Monday, October 6, 2014

Senior Golfer up for Athlete of the Week

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Congratulations to senior women's golfer Sarah Downing on being nominated as the JJHuddle.com Athlete of the Week. According to the Web site, Downing was nominated after shooting a 70 to earn medalist honors and help her team win a sectional championship. The four-year varsity letterwinner holds a career record of 101-7 as an Eagle. Voting ends at noon Friday, Oct. 3. VOTE NOW >

RELATED: The women's golf team qualified for its sixth consecutive return to the state championships Wednesday, Oct. 1 after winning the D-II district tournament at Pipestone. Read more >

CJ beats Purcell Marian 41-14

Monday, September 29, 2014

Coming off their 41-14 victory over Purcell Marian, the Eagles have been nominated as the JJHuddle.com Team of the Week. According to the site, CJ has scored 30 or more points in their first five games -- an accomplishment that has not happened since 1953. Voting ends this Friday, Oct. 3 at noon. VOTE NOW >

Volleyball Senior Nominated for Player of the Week

Monday, September 22, 2014

Congratulations to senior volleyball player Beth Stumpf on being nominated as the JJHuddle.com Player of the Week. According to the site, Beth recorded 21 kills, 19 digs and 24 assists in a 3-2 loss to Roger Bacon last Tuesday. Voting ends this Friday, Sept. 26 at noon. VOTE NOW >

Eagles Qb Named Player of the Week

Monday, September 22, 2014

CJ pulls away late to beat rival Carroll 54-29

Monday, September 22, 2014

State-ranked Eagles win Coaches Cup

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The Eagles, ranked No. 8 in the Sept. 15 Ohio Tennis Coaches' Association (OTCA) state poll, topped Division I and II opponents from Miamisburg, Springboro, Beavercreek, Oakwood, Bellbrook and Centerville on Saturday to win the Miami Valley Tennis Coaches Cup Tournament.

On Tuesday, Sept. 16, the team recorded dual victories over league opponent Badin, winning 3-2 on the road, and Seven Hills, taking a 4-1 decision in the OTCA state team tournament, all in the same day. CJ is led by sophomore Kelly Pleiman '17 and junior Natalie Allen '16, who are a combined 13-0 on the season. 

CJ (13-3) sits atop the GCL Coed division and plays second place Alter this Thursday, Sept. 18 at 4 p.m. at Ernst Park in Kettering (directions).

UPDATE: Team effort fuels CJ's tennis rise (14-0922, MyDDN.com)

Recent Alumni Making Headlines

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Check out some of these great reads featuring recent CJ alumni:

For more news and updates like this, follow @cjeaglesalumni on Twitter or like the CJ Alumni Facebook page

CJ Eagles Cheerleader Shoutout

Tuesday, September 16, 2014


Quarterback,  Women's Golf up for Player / Team of the Week

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Junior quarterback Jacob Harrison has been nominated for the Ohio National Guard JJHuddle.com Player of the Week award after piling up 376 passing yards, 144 rushing yards and three touchdowns in Week 2. Voting ends at noon this Friday, Sept. 12. VOTE NOW >

The Eagles women's golfers were also nominated for Team of the Week honors after pushing its undefeated streak to 18-0 on the season. Voting also ends at noon this Friday, Sept. 12. VOTE NOW >

Eagles run away with Brookville Invitational

Monday, September 8, 2014

The Eagles won their second invitational title this season, besting a field of 13 in the Small School Race at the 49th Annual Brookville Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 6. Medalists included Tucker Helms (2nd place), Jack Dalton '17 (5th place), Mike Carper (6th place). Visit the men's cross country team page for more photos and links to full results. 

Eagles Win Season Opener

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

In the 2014 season opener, CJ football defeated Troy 42-7. The Eagles next play St. Francis DeSales (Columbus) at Wayne High School on Saturday, September 6. 

Men's Cross Country Wins Moeller Invitational

Monday, August 25, 2014

The Eagles finished first among eight Division II/III schools at the Moeller Primetime Invitational to win the McCarty Cup Trophy on August 22. CJ was paced by sophomore Tucker Helms who finished third overall with an average mile time of 5:46.3. Visit the men's cross country team page for more photos and links to full results. 

WDTN OP FOotball Preview: Chaminade Julienne

Monday, August 18, 2014

The Eagles first take the field Friday, Aug. 29 in a season opener at Troy High School (directions). As the season progresses, check the CJ football team Web page often to find links to highlights and news articles, like this Operation Football Preview from WDTN-TV:

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