CHS marching band

CHS Band

“The Pride of Columbia” combines musical excellence with visual pageantry in their fall show. They perform at competitions and also at halftime of CHS football games, where they also play stands music to cheer on the team. All CHS students are welcome to join, either as an instrumentalist or member of the Color Guard.

CHS ragtime

CHS Musical: Ragtime

Columbia High School’s acclaimed Ragtime: School Edition, has been nominated for 14 Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Stars Awards.


CHS Boys’ Fencing Team

The boys’ fencing team grabbed the silver medal at the 2015 state team championship meet.


CHS Fencing Champions

The girls’ fencing team captured their 12th state championship in 2015.

CHS soccer

CHS Sports

Columbia High School offers a comprehensive sports program for all students including; football, soccer, basketball, baseball, tennis, lacrosse, fencing and more.

CHS Shakespeare

Shakespeare Festival

The Thirteenth Annual Columbia High School Shakespeare Festival was be an all-day event celebrating the works of the Bard. In this photo, students prepare scenes from a variety of plays to perform on stage in front of the student body.

Current & Upcoming Events

Date/Time Event
02May 12:00 am AP Exams
02May 12:00 am H.S.A. Meeting
02May 10:30 am - 8:00 pm 18th Annual Cougar Booster Golf Classic

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Update on Friday (4/29) scheduling:

In order to facilitate the last day of PARCC testing tomorrow, CHS have moved the start time, originally scheduled for 10:15, to 10:50.

Students taking the PARCC assessment enter the building at 8:15. Other students should be here at 10:50 to enter and begin Period 5 as regularly scheduled at 11:00.

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Period Hours

1 7:30 – 8:15

2 8:25 – 9:10

Attendance 9:10 – 9:18

3 9:22 -10:07

4 10:11 – 10:56

5 11:00 – 11:45

6 11:49 – 12:34

7 12:38 – 1:23

8 1:27 – 2:12

9 2:16 – 3:01

Conference 3:01 – 3:28

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