Our Mission

Central High School is committed to a tradition of academic excellence, a culture of collaboration, and a vision of global impact.

Central ranks as one of Top 100 Virginia Schools


Announcements - Week of 5/25/15   

After Prom Party "Fly'in Thru Time"
Tickets on sale starting Tuesday, May 26, in cafeteria at lunch
Tickets $10: includes food, activities and official 2015 After Prom T-shirt

Mobile zip line this year!

  • Each participant using mobile zip line must have release form signed before using it.
  • All under 18 years of age must also have form signed by parent or guardian.
  • The required form available online and may be turned in when you purchase your ticket.

Academic & Athletic Awards Assemblies
   Seniors - Monday, June 8 at 6:30 pm in Old Gym
   Underclassmen - Tuesday, June 9 at 6:30 pm in Old Gym
Students, Parents and Community Members Welcome!

   Heather Miller, CHS Teacher of the Year
   CHS Team of the Year:
       Adam Hockman, Emma Layman, Cindy Ritter, Deborah Truban, S. Hayes Smith
               Thank you for all you do!

Central Students Make Their Mark...


Jessica Rodriguez appointed to US Air Force Academy
   A senior at Central High School and the Massanutten Regional Governor's School, Jessica has been appointed to the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs!! Jessica received TWO nominations to the Air Force Academy. Click to read her story.

SkillsUSA State Competition April 2015
   Angus Shipe – 4thin Industrial Motor Control Wiring
   Harold Wakeman – 2nd in Electrical Construction Wiring Technical Test

 VECCA Art Show
    Emma Schechtel earns Award of Excellence for artwork
     other CHS students also display artwork

Heather Miller ARC Educator of the Year 2015
for Shenandoah County
Through an amazing collaborative effort, the
LIFE (Learning Independence for Everyday) program
was created and implemented at Central High School. 
LIFE is a county-wide program for special education,
post-graduate students.  

Please read about "It takes a village" program:

Recycle your paper and plastic at CHS!
Monday    Wednesday     Friday


For more information…
    contact Rowdy Hoover at school – 540.459.2161

SchoolMessenger Notification System   
   informs parents of school closings and more
Managing Your Contacts 

Latest News

2015 Moore Grants - over $18,000 awarded to CHS
    Global Language Skills   
         Fitness for Life
              Teachers Leading Teachers
click link to check it out!

Champions Together
   check out our Champions at the
track meet at Handley
$500 ExxonMobil Educational Alliance Grant

Thanks to the efforts of Brad and Kilpa Patel of Edinburg Family Convenience, Central High School has been awarded a $500 ExxonMobil Educational Alliance Grant. 
The money will be used to enhance our math and science STEM activities. The ExxonMobil Alliance program is designed to provide Exxon retailers like Edinburg Family Convenience with an opportunity to invest in the future of their communities through educational grants and neighborhood schools.
 exxon grant pic exxon picture 2 grant 

 Check out the the SUPERIOR Music Ratings!

 Superior Ratings for the String Ensemble at State Concert Assessment

 Chorus earns Superior Ratings at State Concert Assessment

 Band earns Superior Ratings at State Concert Assessment

Congratulations Ms. Michelle Kessler - recipient of two ICHIP Grants

Making & Learning: Creating Makerspace in Media Center ($996.17)
Studio CHS: A Music and Film Production Studio ($963.22)

Looking forward to seeing all the great things our students will do with these opportunities!