Summer Assignments

All-School Summer Read - Rough Sleepers

Rough Sleepers
tells the true story of Dr. Jim O’Connell, a gifted man who built a community of care for Boston’s unhoused population. In this book, the reader travels with Dr. Jim as he navigates Boston, offering medical care, socks, soup, humor, and friendship to some of the city’s most endangered citizens, emphasizing a style of medicine in which patients come first.  

Additional Summer Assignments

Additional summer assignments based on your son’s grade and course enrollment can be found here.

Important Notes

Important Dates
  • July 10: ES Sports Uniform School Store Open (Online only) *    
  • July 15: eCampus Book Store Open (Online only) *                  
  • August 19: 1st day of High School Fall Sports tryouts
  • August 28-29: Freshman Experience (See below for more details)  
  • August 29: Middle School Teambuilding (See below for more details)
  • August 30: High School Transfer Student Orientation
  • September 3: All School Academic Orientation
  • September 4: 1st full day of Classes        
*links to purchase will be sent via email

Course Enrollment
Course enrollments have now been published on our school’s online database, OnCampus.  Please contact Director of Guidance Jack O'Keefe ( with any questions or concerns that may arise once you have reviewed your son's course. 
Campus Ministry
As families prepare for the opening of school, below is information pertaining to our Opening Retreat and Team-building Experiences for the 2024-25 school year. These programs are mandatory for all students in grades 7, 8, and 9. Please be sure to click on the provided links below as there are forms that are required for both orientation experiences.    
As a reminder, students entering grades 9-11 have required service hours they must complete outside the school day. Students may complete up to half of their outside service hours for the 2024-25 school year during summer vacation. For a reminder of our service program requirements based on grade level, click here. 
As in the past, Catholic Memorial requires that every student have access to a device that will facilitate his education both from home and in the classroom. For more information on the minimum hardware and software specifications required for these devices, click here.
CM will once again partner with Local Motion to provide transportation to and from campus. For a list of our available bus routes and costs, click here. There are limited spaces available for each route. Spaces will be determined on a first come, first served basis. To register for one of our bus routes, click one of the corresponding links below. 

Textbooks are purchased online via our partner eCampus. CM's eCampus store will open on July 15. Prior to the opening of the store, we will send out an email containing all information necessary for the process. You can access a list of your son's courses through your OnCampus account. Textbook purchases will be shipped directly to your home. eCampus will offer free shipping from July 15- July 29 
Uniforms will be purchased online via our partner ES Sports. CM's online store will open on July 10 and remain open until July 24. CM will send out a link to the store on July 10.
Health and Medical Forms
The 2024-25 Health Form is now live and can be accessed through your OnCampus account. Please log in with your (parent/guardian) email to review and sign. 
Athletic Information:  
The Athletic Department uses FamilyID to facilitate sign-ups for athletic tryouts. If your son plans to participate in athletics during the fall season, please create an account to complete the registration process. For instructions on how to register, click here. Registration for fall athletics is open. 

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CM prepares students for the rigors of college and beyond. While here, boys embark on service-learning opportunities, leadership development, and character formation programs inspiring them to become confident, courageous young men motivated to do good in the world. 

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Catholic Memorial, the Christian Brothers School of Boston, prepares boys for college, manhood and a world full of unknown challenges, ambiguity and complex problems and the importance of relationships.