Welcome to Central High School
Central High School Mission Statement
Principal Chris Testone
Assistant Principal Kim Lewis
Assistant Principal College/Career Readiness Jeff Herman
Dean of Students Tessa Aiossa
Central High School - Important Phone Numbers
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Main Line - 847-464-6030 Fax 847-464-6039
Secretary to Principal - Ms. Kris Hixon-Leach and Assistant Secretary - Ms. Cathy Kruse
Attendance - 224-990-7101
Attendance Clerk - Ms. Emmy Zarlenga
Mrs. Mary Schmitt
Athletic Department - 847-464-6038
Ms. Jan Maas
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Mark Your Calendar - Important Dates
Sept 25 - Oct 3 - Homecoming Week @ CHS - Check calendar for complete information!
Monday, Oct. 5 - Picture Retakes!
Tuesday, Oct. 6 - ECC 2015 College Night
Friday, Oct. 16 - Order Deadline for 2015-16 CHS Yearbook to save money!
Acceptable Use Policy Needed ASAP
.This form must be turned in by Thursday, October 8th. Students will return the completed form to their B DAY STUDY HALL teachers. If a student does not have a study hall because they travel to Elgin Community College or Fox Valley Career Center, they may turn their Acceptable Use form to the CHS main office.
Attendance Line - Now Operational - 224-990-7101
Student out sick? Student have an early morning appointment? Please call prior to 9:00 so that we can enter the information in our student system. Most important? Make sure your call is recorded. Spell your student's name - Last Name, First Name. Indicate your child's grade level. Be sure to indicate the reason your child will not be in class.
Planning on traveling? Alert the attendance office so that information may be recorded prior to your student being out of class. Pre-arranged absent sheets are available in the office.
Doctor? Dentist? Other health care individual appointment needed? Be sure to ask for a school excuse before leaving the office. Have your student present to the office so that the absence can be properly recorded.
Student visiting a college/university? They must pre-register and return with signed items from their visit.
Questions? Call for information regarding your child's attendance.
2015 College Night - ECC
Elgin Community College will be hosting their annual College Night event , October 6th from , Building H. During this event students and their families will have an opportunity to meet with representatives from over 100 colleges and universities, including representatives from Elgin Community College. ECC will also host several workshops in both English and Spanish that will help students prepare for college. High school counselors will also be available. Juniors and Seniors are especially encouraged toattend.
Late Starts at Central High School
Wear your College/Trade/Military Choice for Apparel Day! Not sure of the date? Check the Calendar Highlights. Notice the specially marked Tuesdays throughout the year!
Most importantly - BE on time!
LATE BUS TRANSPORTATION - Academic Bus
The late bus will begin transporting CHS students’ home beginning Tuesday, September 15th. The bus will pick you up at 4:20 in the bus loop. In order to ride the bus, you MUST sign up electronically using the link above Academic Bus Signup (scroll to the top of page, look for the black title bars). You must sign up by the 1:00 on Monday in order to ride the bus. If you do not submit the electronic form before 1:00 pm on Monday you will not be able to ride the bus for that week.
Need Driving Hours?
Any student interested in driving hours now must check out the new Drivers' Education site loaded with valuable information. Look closely - BTW (Behind the Wheel) information is also posted. Sign up today!
CHS 1:1 Rollout Info- Action Required
Students that returned with their Device Agreement Grades 6-12 received their Chromebook on the first day of school. Teachers and students are looking forward to a wonderful year using technology.
Students that did not receive their chrome book or were absent should go to the LMC first thing in the morning (Aug. 20, 2015) with their signed parent agreement.
1:1 Device Insurance Option
All 1:1 devices have a warranty covering defects, however other damages or loss are not covered. Below is an offering for optional insurance that would cover repair costs to a broken, damaged, or even lost device.
Central 301 has partnered with GoCare insurance with several coverage options.
Please browse to the link below and select the Dell Chromebook 11 under model to browse coverages starting at $42.19.
Individual Student Picture Questions?
Contact www.inter-state.com or call 800-952-6450.
Haven't purchased your 2015-16 CHS Yearbook? Click to order today.
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