• We are excited to welcome you to Central’s Freshman House!

    Our Freshman House was designed to help you have a great 9th grade experience. Students are teamed up with classmates, peer mentors, and teachers who are ready to support you as you navigate the beginning of your high school career.

    Highlights:

    • Students share a team of core academic teachers
    • A 9th grade counseling team
    • Electives and extra-curriculars available to all students in the house
    • Classes centrally located on campus
    • Attendance and academic incentives
    • Free tutoring
    • Peer mentors (Link Crew)
    • Freshman Connections and Advisory; offering support unique to 9th graders
    • 1-1 devices; all 9th graders receive a school-issued laptop

     

    Questions? Interested in more information? Contact:Dr. Lewandowski, Freshman House Coordinator lewandowski@phoenixunion.org


    CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL FRESHMAN HOUSE MISSION & VISION

     

    Central's Freshman House equips students with tools for personal success [ME] in a collaborative culture [WE], while guiding students to achieve their post-secondary goals [BE].

    ME 

    • Take ownership, responsibility, and demonstrate accountability
    • Willingness to take risks-building confidence, curiosity, resilience and a hunger to learn
    • Engaged in the Bobcat community while developing self-sufficiency by asking for help and communicating needs

    WE

    • Develop empathy and awareness of those in the community, taking time to learn about each other
    • Express and encourage individuality and the value of personal experiences in learning and how actions can impact others
    • Apply learning and life skills to decision making and being a better citizen

    BE

    • Model and practice innovative and creative learning opportunities while developing problem solving and reflective skills
    • Encourage and celebrate the value of hard work and dedication to embrace challenges and opportunities