The course request process takes us normally a month and a half to complete. It starts in February and ends in March. We use a combination of large group and individual meetings with students during this process. Students will meet in large groups to enter their course requests on PowerSchool. Finally students will meet individually with their school counselor to go over their course requests and review graduation requirements.


We are beginning the course request process for the 2023-2024 school year. We want to let you know how the process will work and make sure you understand how important it is for you.

Course Request Timeline:

  • Wednesday, February 15th CHS Request Course Day during 4th hour
    • You need to bring your completed course request form to school
    • You will select your course requests in PowerSchool
    • Make sure that your computer is charged and/or bring charger
  • Wednesday, February 22nd and Thursday, February 23rd Bode/ Truman Course Request Presentation
    • CHS counselors will present to our two feeder middle about the course request process
    • Students will receive course request forms
    • Students are encouraged to take home the form to discuss course requests with their adults
  • Friday, February 24th Bode/Truman Course Request Day     
    • Students will use their completed course request form to complete course requests in PowerSchool
    • Adults are able to view their student's course requests in PowerSchool
  • February 27th through March 17th Individual Meetings with Counselor
    •  Current 9th through 11th graders will meet with their school counselor to double-check the courses requested in PowerSchool
  • August 2023
    • You will receive your schedule for the 2023-2024 school year during school registration

Course Catalog

2023 Course Request Information 


 Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Do I need to select health (for 10th grade) or personal finance (for 11th grade)?

A: Yes. Even if you plan to take these courses during summer school. Many students’ plans change between now and May, and we want to make sure you have this selected because it is a graduation requirement.

Q: What if I failed a class and I’m not sure if I need to retake it?

A: When you meet with your counselor individually in February/ March, your counselor will review your transcript with you to make sure you are on track to graduate. If you need to retake any courses, your counselor will let you know and will adjust your course requests in PowerSchool.

Q: How do I know what math class to take next year?

A: Math teachers to the rescue! Every student currently taking a math class will be recommended for a math class for the upcoming year. Your math teacher will take the time to enter his/her recommendation into PowerSchool so that when you log in to enter your course requests, you will be able to see what class they have recommended you take.

 Q: Where do I find course descriptions?

A: While your school counselors often sound like walking/talking course catalogs, we think your best bet is to check out the district course catalog located online. The course catalog is located on the CHS Counseling website. The catalog has a course description for each class offered at Central.

Q: When can I register for summer school?

A: Summer school registration is a separate process from requesting 2023-2024 classes. Summer school information is typically available mid-to-late March. Please listen and watch for announcements regarding summer school.

Q: Will I find out my schedule when I meet with my counselor this semester?

A: No, during your meeting with your counselor, you will discuss your course requests. Schedules are not finalized and available until registration in August. It is important that the requests that you select in PowerSchool are accurate.

Q: Could I get one of my alternate elective classes?

A: Yes, your schedule may include one or more of your alternate choices; therefore, only select elective choices that you are willing to take. 

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