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

More information about communicating with teachers can be found on page 8 of the Parent/Student Handbook.  CHS Student expectations can be found here.  


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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.

Important Dates

Day: Time: Event:

August 8 12:00 pm-4:00 pm Orientation

August 8 4:00 pm-6:00 pm Back to School Night

August 10-11 No school (teacher training)

August 12 8:00 am - 3:15 pm First day of school


D51 2022-2023 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.  See the bell schedule here.
  • 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 must complete the steps here in order to drop the class. 

Contacts:

Counselors    

A-CL

Stacey Pottorff 

[email protected]

Ext: 22119

Co-Go

Madison Kohls

[email protected]

22120

Gp-Le

Kerri Spore

[email protected]

22121

Lf-Om

Liza Hines

[email protected]

22122

On-Sh

Rebekah Giles-Barth

[email protected]

22123

Si-Z

Amy Leininger

[email protected]

22124

College and Career Advisor

Kline Donley

[email protected]

22131


Administration

Principal

Lanc Sellden

[email protected]

Ext: 22103

9th

Brandon Milholland

[email protected]

22108

10th

Shirley Hautala

[email protected]

22105

11th

Shauna Hobbs

[email protected]

22106

12th

Tracy Arledge

[email protected]

22107

Athletic Director

Josh King

[email protected]

22104



Parenting Resources

Warrior 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