Ms. Miranda Whittington



Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Miranda Whittington

9th Grade Counselor, (423) 478-1113, ext 8504

Twitter: @freshmenraiders


Adminstrator:  Mr. Bob Pritchard

  • Here's a list of activities CHS has to offer and contact information: Activities

    Freshman 411- Class of 2022

    Updated: 7/26/2018
    Required Classes for the Class of 2022
    Core Classes
    • English or English H
    • Physical Science or Chemistry 1 H
    • Math Options-
      • Algebra 1 or Algebra 1 H
      • Geometry H
    • Social Studies: Freshman are not required to take a Social Studies class however we do offer AP Human Geography is optional for 9th graders.  This is an Honors Class and requires a TVAAS projection of 80% or higher.  
    • **Honors level courses require a minimum TVAAS projection of 80% or higher.  If you are unsure of your student's projections you can contact their school counselor. 

    9th Grade Core Course Descriptions

    Fine Art Classes- must choose at least 1

    Survey of Fine Arts



    Color Guard

    Art 1

    Theater 1

    Wellness is a required class from the state of TN that includes health and physcial activitiy.
    • Wellness (Males) or Wellness Weights (Males)*
    • Wellness (Females) or Wellness Weights (Females)*
    *Wellness Weight classes are for school athletes only 
    Elective Class Options: 
    • Computer Applications
    • Introduction to Engineering
    • Health Science Education
    • Digital Media Production
    • Public Speaking
    • Leadership 1- Application and Program Acceptance is required
    • Robotics and Automation (STEM)
    • Aviation
    • JROTC- Air Force 
    • Journalism 1
    • Visual Literacy 

    Culinary Arts, Automotive, Comsetology, and Criminal Justice are not offered to Freshmen.  These classes are only open to 10-12 graders. 

    9th Grade Elective Course Descriptions

    You can learn more about a course by viewing our 2018-2019 Course Descriptions HERE
    You can learn more about our CTE (Career Technical Education) classes HERE 
    4- Year Course Sequence can be found here:  Class of 2020 4 Year Course Sequence 
    Raider Scholar and AP Scholar Requirements

    Raider Scholar Requirements (2019 and Beyond) 

    -3.5 or higher GPA
    - take 4 AP classes or 2 AP & 2 DE classes over the next 4 years
    -Every year you must take 3 Honors level classes.  2 out of those 3 must be core classes.  Core classes include English, Math, Science, and Social Studies. 
    AP Scholar
    To be awarded the AP Scholar Award from the National College Board a student must score a 3 or higher on 3 or more AP Exams.  
    AP Human Geography is the only AP class Freshman can take.  
    Graduate of Distinction
    4.0 GPA all 4 years of high school. 

    Understanding Block Schedules

    You will have 4- 90 minute classes in the Fall and 4-90 minute classes in the Spring.  Each class you pass you will earn 1 credit towards graduation.  To graduate from CHS you must earn 28 credits.  Ideally, you will need to earn 8 credits every year to stay on course to graduate.  


    TVEC Info