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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 Kerri McCastland
Athletic and Activities Director Steve Diversey
Dean of Students Michelle Vaughn


Central High School - Important Phone Numbers
Main Line  847-464-6030       Fax  847-464-6039
Secretary to the Principal - Ms. Kris Hixon-Leach
Administrative Assistant - Ms. Cathy Kruse
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Attendance  224-990-7101
Ms. Lynette Smith - Attendance Secretary
Registrar  847-464-6034
Mrs. Mary Schmitt - Registrar
Athletic Department  847-464-6038
Ms. Jan Maas - Athletic Director's Secretary
44W625 Plato Road, P.O. Box 68
Burlington, IL  60109
News & Announcements   Important Links

Take note of these dates...

Oct 4:  Late Start - Classes Begin at 8:25 am
Oct 6:  "Welcome to College Night" (Freshmen and Sophomore/Parents) - 6:30 pm Auditorium
Oct 6:  Half Day Attendance for Students - Dismissal @ 11:10 am
Oct 7:  No School for Students - Teacher Institute Day
Oct 10: No School - Columbus Day
Oct 12: Choir Concert - 7:00 pm Auditorium
Oct 13: Bring the Nose Band Concert - 7:00 pm Auditorium
Oct 14: Picture Retakes
October 25: Late Start - Classes Begin at 8:25 am
Nov 3:  College and Career Fair


Planning ahead? 
Graduation 2017 - Friday, June 2, 2017!



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CHS Students Need Your Help

On November 3rd the CMS and CHS students will be participating in their annual College and Career Fair from 7:30 am - 11:00 am.  In order for this event to be successful, we are in need of your support.  If you are interested in presenting to a room full of students that are interested in your career path or if you are interested in assisting students with finding a job (by constructing a well thought out resume, writing a cover letter, or engaging in mock interviews) please complete the survey by clicking HERE.  You will be notified in early October with more specific details pertaining to the event.  If you have any questions specific to the event, please contact Kim Lewis, Assistant Principal at CHS, at kim.lewis@central301.net.  This event is a great opportunity for the students of District 301 and YOU can be a part of it!  Submit your responses today.
Did you know...
-that Room 231 is an open computer lab, supervised by a teacher, during study hall.  If you need to use a computer, or print a paper, this is a place you can go.  Please check in with your study hall teacher and get a pass from them to go.
-that math lab is open in Room 117 and is staffed by a teacher and NHS students that are ready and willing to help you!  If you want to attend, please let your math teacher know so you can get a pass.
-that writer's lab is open in Room 111 and is staffed by a teacher and NHS students that are ready and willing to help you!  If you want to attend, please let your english teacher know so you can get a pass.
-the activity bus runs TuesdayWednesday, and Thursday.  It departs CHS at about 4:00 pm in the bus loop.  Please sign up by clicking on the "Activity Bus SignUp" tab at the top of the school website.  You must sign up by the end of the day on Monday in order to ride for the week.
-that senior college night for parents and senior students is September 14th at 6:30 pm in the auditorium.  
-that if you took the PARCC assessment last year, your scores will be mailed home on Monday.  They should be arriving shortly after that.

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.Smith 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.

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.


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