Click HERE and HERE to read Welcome Letters From Principal Aaron and HERE for a special welcome to the class of 2018

Community Flyers

Click HERE for September Community Flyers from Achieve Foundation, The Loft at Columbia High School, Girl Scouts, Lydia Johnson Dance School, Maplewood Dept. of Recreation & Cultural Affairs, Maplewood Memorial Library, National Council of Jewish Women, New Providence Recreation, South Orange Dept. of Recreation & Cultural Affairs, South Orange Dept. of Recreation & Cultural Affairs, SOPAC, South Orange/Maplewood Adult School, Summit Community Programs and YMCA.


Columbia High School’s Production of CATS Dominates Rising Star Award Nominations Rising Star Awards are to NJ High School musicals what the Tony Awards are to Broadway shows: Deeply coveted and hard to get. This year, Columbia High School’s production of CATS scooped up an unprecedented nine final nominations, including … Read more

Shakespeare Festival at CHS Breaks New Record

The CHS Shakespeare Festival took to the stage throughout the day on Friday, April 11, with Shakespeare-themed performances presented by more than 300 students, a new record! According to CHS English teacher and one of the festival’s organizers, Stephen MacPherson, the school’s Shakespeare Festival is currently in its 12th year … Read more

HSPA Testing and Bell Schedule for All Students

Good day, Cougar families. Next week, on March 4, 5, and 6, all juniors and some seniors will take the New Jersey High School Proficiency Assessment. Passing all the mathematics, reading comprehension, and writing portions of this test is a requirement for high school graduation in New Jersey. Students have … Read more