Welcome class of 2021!

(Mr. Ortman, Officer Kert, Dr. Burke, Ms. Mesi, Mr. Dew, Mr. Marshall) 

 Our mission at Central Crossing High School is to challenge our students to achieve their greatest potential in a safe learning environment, while fostering a sense of belonging and mutual respect for our diverse community.

  • Students interested in taking College Credit Plus courses during the 18-19 school year must notify their school counselor as soon as possible. 
  • In addition, he/she MUST fill out an INTENT TO PARTICIPATE form and turn it into the school counseling office by April 1st, 2018.

Please see information below about Accelerated Learning Center and 
College Credit Plus.  

Information about upcoming events:

1College Credit Plus Meetings - Please click on the link for more information about how to earn college credits while still attending high school. If a student is unable to attend a session at their home high school, they may attend any of the other sessions.  Students/parents who are interested in College Credit Plus must attend one meeting starting in January of 2018. 

2018 CCP parent handout 

“See Something, Say Something”

Officer P. Shaw 


The tragedy that occurred in Parkland, Fl., is a parent’s worst nightmare.  I want to share with you a campaign that can help shed light on suspicious activity.  The Department of Homeland Security has a campaign called “If you see something, say something.”  I cannot stress this campaign message enough to our parents and students.  If you or your student hear or observe any unusual items, situations, surveillance, or someone eliciting information please notify law enforcement immediately.  You are able to do this one of three ways:

1.       Call the Grove City Division of Police: 614-277-1710

2.       Use the anonymous Text-A-Tip provided by Central Ohio Crime Stoppers

a.       Text GCHS to CRIMES (274637)

3.       Use the Safer Ohio tip line provided by the Ohio Department of Safety

a.       Call or text 844-SaferOH (844-723-3764)

b.       You can remain anonymous

A few reminders that can help keep our students safe:

1.        If you see an unattended item either in the school or outside, report that to a staff member so it can be looked at.


2.       Items your student may have forgotten at home can be brought to the front desk.  Please do not meet your student outside of the building to deliver these items.  This creates an issue of students propping open doors.

              3.    If you are at the school and you see anyone that looks like they don’t fit in,                     or they seem out of place please notify a school official, and if it's after                              school hours please call the Grove City Police at 614-277-1710 and report                      it.  It is always better to call than not.

We will be working with the students this year on the “see something say something campaign”, as well as the text a tip.  If you have any safety concerns please don’t hesitate to call.


 Officer P. Shaw 47

Grove City Division of Police




Distinguished Service

By Dedra CordleStaff Writer                                                                                                

Messenger photo by Dedra Cordle

Kert Lanam, the school resource officer at Central Crossing, recently recommended Principal Jill Burke for consideration for a distinguished service award through the Ohio School Resource Officers Association for her dedication to the program. They were recently informed that Dr. Burke was named as this year’s recipient.

When Kert Lanam needs someone to look over his documents for grammatical errors or needs advice on how something he wrote could be clarified further, the school resource officer at Central Crossing High School often asks Principal Jill Burke to look it over before he sends the correspondence.

But when he finished working on a secret project that related to her several months ago, Lanam knew he could not seek her guidance.

“Normally I would have had someone else at the school to look over my papers if she was unavailable, but with this project I couldn’t ask anyone in the building to help me,” he explained.

While not exactly brimming with complete confidence, Lanam sent his top secret essay extolling her dedication to the safety of the community to the Ohio School Resource Officers Association for consideration for their annual Distinguished School Service Award.

He said he hoped that what he wrote propelled her to the top of the consideration list.

“I wouldn’t have been surprised if she had won because I knew the criteria the association asked for (with this award) was there, but I didn’t know if I had done a good enough job writing the letter,” Lanam said with a laugh.

When his essay arrived at the association’s office, it was reviewed by a panel of law enforcement officers and put in the pile for further consideration. The process was repeated a few more times until Burke was determined to be the association’s 2017 Distinguished School Service Award recipient for her commitment to school safety and the SRO program.

Informed about the good news, Lanam once again kept quiet about this secret mission until one day a few weeks ago, Burke was invited to a conference room in the school where the deputy superintendent of the South-Western City Schools District was present and a box of tissues was situated in the middle of the table.

Burke braced herself for bad news.

When she was informed that she had been named the recipient of the OSROA’s distinguished award, she said she felt as if she was in a state of shock.

“I was quiet at first, and then I felt dumbfounded and then shocked,” she laughed. “I had set myself up for a horrible announcement.”

She said once her irritation at Lanam for his secrecy and the conference room set up had passed, she was honored by his nomination and humbled by the recognition.

“I’m incredibly humbled by this award but I feel as if this is a testament to the strength of the team in this building,” said Burke, referring to the dedication of the school staff and Lanam.

She said she considers the award to be a positive indicator of the collaborative effort to make Central Crossing a safe and welcoming environment to all who pass through its doors.

Online Emergency Medical Information Submission 
(formerly hand-written on green card stock) 
Step 1. Log into your Infinite Campus Parent Portal Account.(This must be the parent’s account, not the student’s.) The link to the Portal can be found under “Parent Resources” on the district Web site (www.swcsd.us). 
Step 2. On the left-hand side of your screen, click on “Annual Update” or if this is your first time putting in emergency information online, then Click on “New Student”. 
Step 3. On the left-hand side of the top of your screen, click on the “Click Here to Go to Existing Student Registration” button. 
Step 4. Click on the “Begin Registration” button. 
Step 5. Validate your account and click on the “Submit” button. This will load your previously entered Infinite Campus information. 
Step 6. Follow the next six steps in succession. Each new screen will have information in yellow that needs to be edited (verified or changed). You will need to click on the “edit” button to review the information. Click on the “next” button to move to the next screen. You will need to click on the “save/continue” button throughout the process. Step 7. Submit the final information. 
Our Administration

Dr. Jill V. Burke

Lori Mesi
Assistant Principal

Jon Marshall
Assistant Principal/AD

Dana L. Ortman
Assistant Principal

School Hours
8:00 a.m. to 3:20 p.m.