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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
Athletic and Activities Director - Steve Diversey
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


Tuesday, February 9th - Late Start - College/Trade/Military Apparel Day

Thursday, February 11th - Jazz Band Concert - 7:00pm

Monday, February 15th - President's Day - NO School

Thursday, February 17th - Experiece ECC - College Planning Event - 6:00pm‚Äč

Tuesday, February 23rd - Late Start - College/Trade/Military Apparel Day



Parents! Be sure to take the 5 Essentials Survey!



Kane County Educator of the Year!

CHS is proud to announce that our very own Ryan Robinson has been nominated for the prestigious Kane County Educator of the year award.  Please help us promote his candidacy by sharing your stories of how Mr. Robinson has impacted you and your family.  You can do this by writing a formal letter and sending it to CHS to the attention of Mr. Testone or you can do this by clicking the link below.  These stories will be included in the nomination materials to be considered by Kane County officials who will determine the winners.


Check-out the 2016-17 Curriculum Guide!


Athletic Event Parking

This is important information regarding parking for athletic events at Central High School.  Under no circumstances is parking allowed in the bus loop outside of door 6. All visitors to Central High School are instructed to park in the student/baseball field lot and enter at door 4, or park in the athletic/football field lot and walk to door 6.   The bus loop area must remain clear in case of fire/injury emergencies.  Please help us keep our students and school safe by adhering to this policy.  


Be On Time! Avoid Saturday School

Prepare your clock or clocks! Set your alarm(s)! Plan ahead! Be on time for your bus! if you drive, avoid traffic! Give yourself plenty of time to arrive on time for school! Being Tardy is avoidable with simple planning and scheduling.

Morning doctor appointmet? Don't forget to get Dr. Excuse. Help us, help you with your attendance.


Attendance Line - Now Operational - 224-990-7101

Student out sick? Student have an early morning appointment? Please call prior to 9:00am so that Ms. Zarlenga can enter the information in our student system. Most important? Avoid the attendance call outs. Be sure to make sure your call is recorded including the spelling of your child's (children's) name - Last Name, First Name. Indicate your child's (ren'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 professional's office. Have your student present it to the office so that the absence can be properly recorded.

Student visiting a college/university? They must pre-register and return with signed item from their visit.

Questions? Call for information regarding your child's attendance.


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 Academic Bus Signup link above (scroll to the top of page, look for the black title bars.) You must sign up by 12:00pm on Monday in order to ride the bus.  If you do not submit the electronic form before 12:00pm on Monday, you will not be able to ride the bus for that week.

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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.


Purchase Central High School Yearbook - 2015-16

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




Order Your Class Rings

Click to order your 2015-16 yearbook!



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