Community Forum about the SOMSD Budget – March 11, 2014
Click HERE for important information about the 2014-2015 SOMSD Budget. The Board of Education welcomes and encourages community input on the budget. A special Community Forum is scheduled for 7:30pm on Tuesday, March 11 in the District Meeting Room at 525 Academy Street.
SUPPORT MIDNIGHT MADNESS 2014
Need a fabulous gift? Have a CHS student, a favorite teacher or tutor that needs a gift? Midnight Madness can answer those yearning thoughts! We have attractive merchandise for sale and will deliver!!! Visit the Midnight Madness page for details
**Save the date: April 9, 2014 – Opening of the restored CHS Auditorium **
ACHIEVE’s NIGHT OF 100 DINNERS
One of the Achieve Foundation’s most beloved events, the Night of 100 Dinners, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. Consider hosting an event on March 8 or being a guest at one of the parties. Learn more
ACHIEVE’s DIRECT GRANT FUNDING CAMPAIGN
Please help support these new educational initiatives.Additional monies for teachers’ grant requests, is underway through January 31st. As of now, we have received over $5,000! Of the original 27 grants eligible, five are now fully funded and two are 50% funded. Donations can be made through the Achieve Foundation website. Read more
2014 COUGAR BOOSTER GOLF CLASSIC
May 5th 2014 at Maplewood Country Club
Cougar Booster Club helps sustain extracurricular activities at Columbia High School by supporting student participation in educational, scientific, literary, musical and athletic endeavors. Here is the event poster : Cougar Boosters Golf 2014. Read more about CHS Cougar-Booster Club
Top Ranked Columbia Fencers Advance to Elite Eight!
Congratulations to both the girls and boys for handily winning in the round of 16–sweet! Next stop is the round of 8 (or better known as the “Elite 8″). Here are the links to the updated : boys’ and girls’ brackets. Way to go Columbia!! Read more
CATS at COLUMBIA!
Columbia High School’s brilliant musical productions are the talk of our two towns every spring. This year, CHS is proud to present Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats. Bethany Pettigrew and Tricia Benn are directing and choreographing the show, which features 41 CHS students, in 6 performances (March 14, 15, 21 & 22 at 7:30 pm and March 16 & 23 at 2 pm). This is the first CHS musical being held in the gorgeous newly renovated auditorium, which was made possible by the Achieve Foundation. See the event POSTER for details
CHS Boys Varsity Basketball team
The CHS Boys Varsity Basketball team is currently ranked 13th in the state of NJ in the Star Ledger Top 20. We are the 4th highest ranked public school team in NJ, the other 16 teams in the Top 20 are parochial school teams. Please come out and support the Varsity, JV and Freshman teams and the cheerleaders!! Click HERE for of the home games schedule
AP Exams in 2014
AP Exams this year are taking place May 5th through May 16th (first two full weeks of May). This year the dates for AP Exam registration are changing.
AP Exam registration will begin on Jan. 21st through Jan. 24th. Please see Cheryl Hernandez in the guidance department with any questions or concerns.
JOIN THE HSA!
Now you can do it online:
HSA Membership and Volunteer Form
$22/year per family
The list of CHS HSA Board 2013-14
GREAT NEWS: CHS Ranked 36th in NJ, 757 in Country
Read the article on South Orange Patch
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