Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Miranda Whittington
9th Grade Counselor, (423) 478-1113, ext 8504
Adminstrator: Mr. Bob Pritchard
Class Meeting Recap- uploaded 3.30.19
Helpful Videos - uploaded 3.19.2019
2023- Class Selection- uploaded 2.27.19
Welcome to CHS-video uploaded 2.4.19
Class of 2023!
I keep this website updated frequently so check back often. The next event for the transition to high school is March 28th @ 5:30pm in the CHS Commons. I will discuss course selection and registration.
Here's a list of activities CHS has to offer and contact information: CHS Coaches and Activity Sponsors Updated 2/21/2019
Core ClassesEnglish or English HAlgebra 1, Advanced Algebra, or Geometry HPhysical Science or Chemistry 1 H**AP Human Geography- this course is an elective course for 9th graders. We strongly encourge students that are currently in honors classes to also take this class. Not only do students learn about Human Georgray but they learn essential study skills and how to be successful in their future Advanced Placement classes.**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- updated 2/26/2019
9th Grade Elective Course Descriptions- updated 2/26/2019
Fine Art Classes- must choose at least 1
Survey of Fine Arts
Band- Marching & Concert or Concert Only
Choir- Renassiance, Silhouttes, Ebony and Ivory= require audtions
General Choir- doesn't require an audition
Wellness is a required class from the state of TN that includes health and physcial activitiy.
*Wellness Weight classes are for school athletes only
- Wellness (Males) or Wellness Weights (Males)*
- Wellness (Females) or Wellness Weights (Females)*
Elective Class Options:
- Computer Applications DC
- Introduction to Engineering
- Health Science Education
- Digital Media Production
- Speech and Communications
- Robotics and Automation (STEM)
- 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.
You can learn more about a course by viewing our 2018-2019 Course Descriptions HEREYou can learn more about our CTE (Career Technical Education) classes HERE4- Year Course Sequence can be found here: Class of 2020 4 Year Course SequenceRaider 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 ScholarTo 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 Distinction4.0 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.