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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
Assistant Secretary - Ms. Cathy Kruse
Attendance  224-990-7101
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


2016-2017 Online Registration is now open!

All registrations are due by June 24th.

Mark Your Calendar - Important Dates

Monday, May 23 - Graduation Rehearsal - 7:30am - Gymnasium

Monday, May 23 - Senior Picnic immediately following graduation practice

Tuesday, May 24 - Classes A1, A2, and A4 Semester Exams

Tuesday, May 24 - Senior Awards - 7:00pm - Auditorium

Wednesday, May 25 - Classes B1, B2 and B4 Semester Exams

Thursday, May 27 - Classes A5 and B5 Semester exams Dismiss @ 11:10

Thursday, May 26 - LAST DAY of SCHOOL!

Friday, May 27 - Graduation at Elgin Community College 7:00pm



Chrome Depot


During break, the "Chrome Depot" will be open for repairs or other issues at the below times.
If there are problems with your device, you can bring it to the Chrome Depot during the posted hours for repair or a loaner. Once the device is ready, you will be contacted to pick it up.
Replacement Chargers will also be available during these times for $20.00.
Central High School LMC and Prairie Knolls Middle School 
Wednesdays Only - 6/1/2016 through 8/17/2016 
Time open: 9am-11am
Any questions regarding devices can be sent to devices@central301.net



Central High School student interested in driving for the school year 2016 - 17? Check your mail come July. Parking passes applications will be MAILED to families in July. 


Semester 2 Exam Schedule (15 - 16)
Tuesday, May 24th, 2016   Wednesday, May 25th, 2016   Thursday, May 26th, 2016
Period Start End Minutes   Period Start End Minutes   Period Start End Minutes  
A1 7:25 8:55 90   B1 7:25 8:55 90   A5 7:30 9:07 97  
A2 9:05 10:35 90   B2 9:05 10:35 90   B5 9:17 10:54 97  
A4 10:45 12:15 90   B4 10:45 12:15 90  
On Friday, May 26th, students will be dismissed at 10:54 a.m. Busses will depart at 11:00 a.m.
Students will be dismissed at 12:15 p.m. on May 24th. For those students who do not have a ride home, transportation will be provided on special bussing routes. Busses will depart at 12:20 p.m.
Students will be dismissed at 12:15 p.m. on May 25th. For those students who do not have a ride home, transportation will be provided on special bussing routes. Busses will depart at 12:20 p.m.


 Did you know???  One of the most important things you can do to achieve academic success is also one of the most basic: going to school every day. In fact, research has shown that your attendance record may be the biggest factor influencing your academic success. 



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.


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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.


NIU Summer Camps


Check Out the Student Produced Rocket Review




Order Your Class Rings

Click to order your 2015-16 yearbook!



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