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Welcome to Central High School


Central High School Mission Statement

The mission of Central High School is to create an environment in which students are asked to take risks and stretch their minds in ways that will allow them to become college prepared and career ready.

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

Save Time Call Directly!

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

Registrar  847-464-6034

Mrs. Mary Schmitt

Athletic Department - 847-464-6038

Ms. Jan Maas

44W625 Plato Road, P.O. Box 68
Burlington, IL  60109 
News & Announcements   Important Links

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.  

Click to view and print Acceptable Use Policy


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 on Tuesday, October 6th from 6pm-8pm, 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!


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.









Local Links

2015 - 2016 District Calendar

2015 - 2016 CHS Bell Schedules

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.

Click to purchase 2015-16 CHS Yearbook

CHS Driver Education Webpage - Click for more information including BTW opportunities.

Questions about student pictures? Didn't get an order form? Click here for more information from Interstate.



Check Out the Student Produced Rocket Review Newspaper




Order Your Class Rings

Click to order your 2015-16 yearbook!



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