Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Miranda Whittington
9th Grade Counselor, (423) 478-1113, ext 8504
Adminstrator: Mr. Bob Pritchard
Here's a list of activities CHS has to offer and contact information: Activities
Freshman 411- Class of 2022Updated: 7/26/2018Required Classes for the Class of 2022Core 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.
Fine Art Classes- must choose at least 1
Survey of Fine Arts
Theater 1Wellness is a required class from the state of TN that includes health and physcial activitiy.
*Wellness Weight classes are for school athletes onlyElective Class Options:
- Wellness (Males) or Wellness Weights (Males)*
- Wellness (Females) or Wellness Weights (Females)*
- 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)
- 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.