13646 West River Road, Columbia Station, Oh. 44028 | phone - 440.236.5741 | fax - 440.236.9274
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Columbia Middle School
Monday, February 27, 2017  
Congratulations to our Guidance Counselor, Mrs. Dunn, for being chosen as Columbia Middle School Employee of the Month for February! Mrs. Dunn works very hard and does a wonderful job taking care of both the middle and elementary schools.
Attention Parents: You can now access and print a pdf. of your students report card in PowerSchool.  
Practice ACT Test: Tomorrow is the registration deadline for 7/8 grade students who wish to take the Practice ACT on Saturday, March 11. You must turn in your registration and $30 fee to Mrs. Dunn on Friday. See Mrs. Dunn with any questions. 
College Credit Plus: If you attended the CCP meeting at CHS and wish to take a college level class for the 2017-2018 school year, you must turn in your letter of intent. If you need a copy of the letter or have any questions, please see Mrs. Dunn. All letters must be received by March 31, 2017.  
Click HERE for information on Career Tech Saturdays on February 25 and March 11 for grades 3-5th grade students at the Lorain County JVS. The workshops are free and will be filled on a first come, first served basis. Please register online early as space is limited.  
Check out the February CMS Broadcast


CMS Yearbooks- You may order online through March 1st at YBPay.lifetouch.com with Yearbook ID Code: 11596117.  

CMS  Character Trait for January was perseverance! We would like to recognize our January character education students of the month.The following students are wonderful models of this characteristic:5th grade- Angelina Ibarra and Morgan Roth; 6th grade- Diedrich Meyers and Daylynn Conley; 7th grade-Yanicia Miranda and Dominic Governale; 8th grade-Maya Johnson and Logan Smith. February's character trait is citizenship.  

Arrival and Dismissal Information click HERE for pamphlet.
Current year school fees letters were mailed out to all students. All fees from past years are overdue. School transportation for all extra curricular activities will be denied until past fees are paid. To set up a payment plan, please contact Mrs. Bowes in the office at 440.236.5741. Please pay your school fees through the Payforit link on left or in the office with cash or check.  Thank you! 
PowerSchool Parent Portal: Keep track of your students grades in PowerSchool. Click on the PowerSchool tab on the left to log in. When downloading the Mobile App you will be prompted for a district mobile registration code which is ZZGS. The link for the App may be downloaded from the Parent Portal or found on the App store. If you have trouble accessing your account please call the school at 440.236.5741 for assistance. Parent/Student logins and passwords remain the same as the prior year.

Follow us on Twitter @RaiderMiddle We will post the most current happenings going on at CMS!

The price of a school lunch for the 2016-2017 school year is $3.50 / Milk 50¢. We offer breakfast each morning- cost is $1.50. CMS offers a healthy breakfast and lunch every school day. Your child may qualify for free or reduced-price lunches. Reduced price is breakfast is 30¢ and lunch is 40¢ for lunch. Please contact your school office if you need assistance providing your child with lunch.


7/8 Girls Basketball:  The 7th grade lost to Brookside last night 20-9. Jessi Morlock had 6 points, Chloe Isner 2 and Gabrielle Zapola 1. The 8th grade beat Oberlin 32-11. Ally Ross had 22 points, Gabby Schafer 6 and Averey Lavinder added 4. The teams will play at HOME on Monday vs Brookside. 

All athletes must have a current OHSAA Physical (on the OHSAA Physical Form) before the first mandatory day of practice for the current season. The 2016-2017 OHSAA preparticipation physical form is available here.This form must be used for your physical. Physicals are good for 1 year.
Athletic participation fees for the 2016-2017 school year are $150 per athlete per season with a $300 family cap per season. This fee is due no later than the sports photo shoot for each season. School transportation for all extra curricular activities will be denied until past fees are paid.
Click on the CMS Athletics link on the left for information and forms. 


Andrew Gibson, Principal
Columbia Middle School
13646 West River Road
Columbia Station, OH 44028
440.236.9274 (Fax)
Office Hours 7:45-3:45
School Hours 8:15-3:12
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“To provide the students of our community with the opportunity for a balanced education from a staff dedicated to each student’s success.”
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