For Freshmen

Welcome Freshmen Parents and Guardians!


We are looking forward to working with you on helping your child become Warrior Graduates.  The following information will help you understand the policies, procedures, and process here at Central High School.  


Parent Responsibilities 

  • ParentVue is the tool that teachers use to communicate with you progress,  grades, and attendance.

  • We expect parents and guardians to log in to ParentVue on a regular basis to monitor Daily Assignments, Class Schedule (communicate with teachers), Grades, and Attendance.

  • You can opt-in to receive notifications with an active email address. If you encounter problems with ParentVue, please reach out to our attendance office, or visit: ParentVue Info

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Remember, we are preparing students for life AFTER high school!


Student Responsibilities

  • Warriors have the courage to be  in the right place, at the right time, without exception

  • Warriors have the courage to understand and follow expectations of their community by taking ownership of their actions.


D51 2023-2024 Calendar

Central High School Website



Graduation Requirements

To graduate from Central High School, you need to earn 25 credits and a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale) in the following areas:

  • 4 Language Arts credits (including language arts elective)

  • 3 Science credits

  • 3 Math credits

  • 3 Social Studies credits (including social studies elective)

  • 0.5 Physical Education (1 PE class) credit

  • 0.5 Applied Personal Fitness / Wellness credit

  • 0.5 Personal Finance or Economics credit

  • 0.5 Computer / Technology Literacy credit   

  • 0.5  Fine Arts credit

  • 10  Elective credits

Graduation Proficiency (in addition to credits)

  • Passing the SAT, ACT, ASVAB, WorkKeys exam, or Advanced Placement exam

  • Pass a college-level concurrent class with a “C” or better Earn an industry certification  

Advisory

  • Tuesdays/Thursdays after block 1 and Wednesdays/Fridays after block 2. 

  • This is a time to review grades, catch-up on homework, cover important information, attend assemblies, and anything else that needs to occur outside of instructional time.   Students do earn credit and grades.  Attendance is required.

  • New this year, we will have monthly Freshman only Advisory class competitions and weekly SEL lessons to build a sense of community and belonging.

Adding/Dropping Classes

  • Class changes are only allowed in extenuating circumstances, students should see their counselor with concerns.

  • Classes dropped after the start of the semester will result in a WF (withdraw fail).

AP Drop Protocol

  •  Students taking AP classes should see their counselor if they want to drop the class.

Contacts:

Counselors    

A-Ch

Erin Nutt [email protected]

Ext: 22124

Ci-Gi

Madison Kohls

[email protected]

22120

Go-La

Erin Turner

[email protected]

22122

Le-Ol

Lauren Ramirez [email protected]

22119

Om-So

Rebekah Giles-Barth

[email protected]

22123

Sp-Z

Becca Greene

[email protected]

22121

College and Career Advisor

Kline Donley

[email protected]

22131


Administration

Principal

Tracy Arledge

[email protected]

Ext: 22107

9th

Ryan Whittington

[email protected]

22103

10th

Brandon Milholland [email protected]

22108

11th

Shirley Hautala [email protected]

22105

12th

Shauna Hobbs [email protected]

22106

Athletic Director

Josh King

[email protected]

22104



Parenting Resources


Mental Health:

https://www.d51schools.org/resources/mental_health


Suicide Prevention:

https://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/conditions/emotional-problems/Pages/Ten-Things-Parents-Can-Do-to-Prevent-Suicide.aspx


https://afsp.org/teens-and-suicide-what-parents-should-know


LGBTQ:

https://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/gradeschool/Pages/Gender-Diverse-Transgender-Children.aspx


https://gsanetwork.org/


https://www.thetrevorproject.org/


Grief:

https://www.hopewestco.org/


Relationship help: 

https://www.loveisrespect.org/


Struggling with parenting: https://www.loveandlogic.com/pages/articles-and-advice-for-parents


All topics: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/how-to-talk-to-kids-about-anything/id1231126