Wishing all families a safe and happy summer.
Congratulations to Madeleine Finton who participated in the state track and field meet in Columbus at the Ohio State Jesse Owens Field on Saturday, June 1 at 11:30 am in the 3200 meter race. CHS is proud of you!
Check out the following youth camps provided by CHS athletics programs:
2019 Girls Basketball Camp: June 17-19. Open to girls entering 3rd through 8th grade. Camp focuses on fundamentals while creating an atmosphere of friendly competion. Cost is $50 and runs 9:30 am-12:00 pm. See flyer/registration for more information. 2019 Youth Wrestling Camp: June 17-19, 6:00-7:30 pm. Open to all youth and middle school wrestlers with a focus on fun and the fundamentals of wrestling. Cost is $25.00. See flyer/registration for more information.
2019 Youth Football Clinic: June 24-June 26 10:00am-12:00 pm. For boys entering 3rd thorugh 8th grade. Join the CHS football staff and players for a non contact camp that focuses on fundamentals for the game and a chance for each camper to be exposed to different football positions. Camp takes place at the high school, cost $20 if paid by June 20; day of camp $25. See flyer/registration for more information.
Columbia Girls Volleyball will host a 3 day skills camp July 24-26 for girls entering grades 3-8 in the 2019-20 school year. The camp, taking place at Columbia Middle School will be hosted and run by our coaches, as well as current CHS Volleyball players. Grades 3-5 will focus on introducing new skills, fundamentals, game preparation and developing a love for the game. Grades 6-8 will focus on reinforcing fundamental skills, introducing more advanced skills, and also highlight the key knowledge they will need to have in order to successfully play in middle school. By the end of camp, all players will learn what it takes to play and be a part of Columbia Volleyball. xost for camp is $50. Download the flier and sign up today!
2019 Soccer Camp: July 29-30 6:00-7:30 pm. Open to boys and girls ages 5-13. All levels are welcome to learn and improve your soccer skills in a fun and encouraging environment. Camp is at Columbia High School cost is $30. See flyer/registration for more information. Attention Class of 2020 concerning Immunizations: The Ohio Department of Health requires all students entering the 12th grade to provide written proof that they have received a dose of the Meningococcal (meningitis) vaccine after age 16. The deadline for vaccine on file or an appointment on record is September 23, 2019, or they may be excluded from school. Seniors who have not turned their documentation in, need to send in written proof of their vaccine no later than September 23rd. Class of 2020 information letter and immunization summary are available here for review.
Attention wrestlers: Open Mats will continue every Wednesday through the Fall.
Are you readying yourself for fall sports? Make sure you have a current physical on file before participating in any sports program. The 2019-2020 OHSAA preparticipation physical form is available in the main office or online. High School Athletic participation fees for the 2019-2020 school year are $150. If you have questions concerning the participation fee, contact Jeff Jump at 440-236-1245. All athletic forms will now be completed online under the OneView tab on our website. Access the instructions here for first time users to create an account.
Attention juniors and seniors interested in a career in Sports Management: Check out the 2nd ANNUAL Sports Management SUMMER INSTITUTE at Cleveland State University, June 23-28. This program will serve as a complement to the CSU Management academic program; and provide an opportunity for High School students to experience hands-on opportunities with local and national figures from all levels of sport and entertainment. Students will engage with local leaders from the Cleveland Cavaliers, Cleveland Indians, the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Teamwork Online, Cleveland State Department of Athletics, and Live Nation. See CSU’s website for more information. Applications are due by June 15, 2019. Any seniors planning on majoring in education, please check out the website Education.com. They are offering a $5,000 scholarship. Application due by June 30, 2019.
Graduation requirement of community service hours. The community service log form is available in the offices at CHS and from Mrs. Meadows at LCJVS as well as on the website. Turn in log forms to Mrs. Hechko as they are completed. All students are required to complete this graduation requirement. Contact the guidance office if you have any questions. 19-20 school year required hours prior to graduation are seniors-10; juniors-15, sophomores-20, freshmen-20. Students should attempt to complete 5 hours per school year. Hours completed over the summer are eligible for use as required hours for graduation.
Summer is here. Are you looking for a job close to home? Love dogs? Little River Pet Resort is hiring. Check the fliers outside the offices, if interested apply online at www.littleriverpetresort.com/application.
Angelina's Pizza in Olmsted Falls is hiring. Stop in to their shop in the Drug Mart Plaza to apply.
Check out the Strongsville Wendy’s. They are in search of crew members to join their team. Earn some extra cash and gain valuable work experience. Apply in person at the Pearl Rd. location.
Do you love being outside? Palmer’s Lawn Care is open and flexible to train enthusiastic individuals! Our minimum requirement for applicants is: 16 years old and have a driver’s license. We are interviewing for summer help but are also looking for a few seniors that have early release to meet up with one of our landscape crews this spring. Employee hourly rate starts around $9.00 per hour. Contact their office at 440-236-9625 or visit on-line at: palmerslawncare.net
Power School Information: Class schedules are available on PowerSchool and hard copies are available in the guidance office. Printed schedules have your locker and locker combination on them. If you are using the mobile app the district code is ZZGS. Stop in the guidance office if you need a printed schedule.
Please make sure all school fees and lunch charges have been paid as the release of transcripts and diplomas are held for unpaid fees. School transportation for extracurricular activities will also be denied. If you would like to set up a payment plan, please contact Mrs. Kobe in the main office at 440-236-5001. You may pay your school fees through the payforit system online through the school’s website. You may also pay in the main office with cash, check or credit card in the main office at CHS.Lifetouch photography, Columbia High's school photographer, takes photos of extra curricular activities and sporting events throughout the school year. These photos can be viewed online and purchased through their website: candids.lifetouch.com. Visitors will need to set up a personal account using their email address, a password of their choosing and the school code: COLUMBIAWP. Looking for the latest in RaiderWear? Check out the flyer posted in the halls and online. Orders may be placed online or visit their store in Olmsted Falls.
Student Parking: Eligible students who would like to park at CHS during the school day must have a 1.5 cumulative GPA, a valid driver’s license, and proof of insurance coverage. Applications for fall 2019 will be available in the HS office or online in August. The mandatory student parking meeting is Monday, August 12 at 8:30 am and 2:00 pm. Applicants are required to attend one session. Submit your application and fee of $30 to the main office by Wednesday, August 7. Information sheets contain complete application requirements and will be available in August.
If your child is a new student attending Columbia High school this fall, you must contact our registrar, Liz Wenzel, at the Administration Building at 25796 Royalton Rd. Please call for an appointment at 440-236-1236. Mrs. Wenzel will contact you to set up an appointment for you to bring in your child’s required documents and to register your child. Due to the large volume of registrants, please do not arrive at the administration center without an appointment.