Copopa Elementary School

Daily Announcements

Spring Picture Day is Coming on Friday, February 21! You can also pre-order before that day by going to and using your Picture Day ID: EVT893CXW. These are PREPAY ONLY.
2019-2020 Yearbooks: Yearbooks can ONLY be ordered online now at with Picture ID Code: 11603620.
Breakfast with a Buddy will once again be held at Copopa Elementary School during the week of February 18-21, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. each morning. Those students with last names that begin with the letter A, B, C, or D will be on Tuesday, February 18 (due by Feb. 7); Students with last names that begin with the letter E, F, G, H, I, J, or K will be Wednesday, February 19 (due by Feb. 7); Students with last names that begin with L, M, N, O, P, Q, or R will be Thursday, February 20 (due Feb. 10); Students with last names that begin with S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, or Z will be Friday, February 21 (due Feb. 10). Invitations were sent home and we ask that you return the bottom portion with the name of your child's "buddy" and the number attending by the due date that is listed. If you have any questions, or need another invitation, please let us know! Hope to see you there!  
Cyber Safety Parent Meeting: "Is It Worth The Risk?" This free presentation is geared towards educating parents and guardians of today's internet connected youth about the dangers of the internet. A representative of the Ohio Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force will talk about mobile apps, sharing personal information, online interactions, and potential red flags. Cyberbullying and sexting, and the consequences associated with these dangerous trends, will also be discussed. The task force will provide attendees with tools and knowledge to protect themselves and their children, with time allotted for questions and discussion. This will be Tuesday, March 31, 2020 from 6:30 - 7:30pm at our K-8 Gym. Click HERE for the informative flyer. *For Parents/Guardians only*
Kindergarten Registration and Information Night  for 2020-2021
If you have a child that will be five (5) years old on or before August 1, 2020, he or she may attend Kindergarten next fall.  Copopa Elementary School is in the process of planning now for the 2020-2021 school year.  This year we will again have a registration and information night for PARENTS ONLY on Thursday, March 12 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.  This will be a time to meet Mr. Bunner, the school counselor, psychologist and teachers.  There will be several information tables for PTO and Columbia’s public library.  Parents need to turn in their completed registration packets and any copies of documents needed that evening. You will receive your child’s kindergarten screening appointments at this time also. Registration packets will be available for pickup at Copopa Elementary or the Administration Center beginning January 31st from 8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.  Additional information about the information night and the registration process will be available in the packet.If you have friends or neighbors who may not have received or read this notice, please have them call our District Registrar, Liz Wenzel at 236.1236.     
Thank you everyone who voted for our school to be the next Cool School on Fox 8! The segment aired on Thursday, January 23. It is now on their website. Click here for the link!
Marco's gives back a percentage of sales generated from our school nights that are called in on the phone or placed in the store. They give even more for orders placed online. You can give the school and teacher name any other time you order during the month and it will also count. They award a free pizza party to the classroom with the most orders!
January Character of the Month:  This student shows EMPATHY by BEING A TEAM PLAYER. They work well in groups in the classroom; they take turns with others; they listen to others' opinions; they play kindly with peers; and they allow others to participate. Kindergarten: Eva Escobar, John Harris, Taylor Joreski; 1st Grade: Grayson Blenda, Lucas Pedro, Brooklyn Williams; 2nd Grade: Gemma Crow, Riley Haske, Tegan Rodgers; 3rd Grade: Jake Eberwein, Liam McJahnke, Lila Seggie; 4th Grade: Isabella Butscher, Tanner Cochrane, Mackenzie Kovachy. 
February Character Trait is PRIDE in his/her work: They always put forth best effort in class work to make it something to be proud of; doesn't complain about class work, student job, etc.; doesn't make comments like "I can't do this", etc.; shows a sense of accomplishment when completing a task; and they never rush through work just to be done.
Student Council Spirit Days and Marvelous Mondays schedule:
2/24: Raider Wear Day
3/2: Wear Your Dr. Seuss Hat or Clothes
3/9: Favorite Color Day
3/16: March Madness Begins - Wear your Favorite Team Shirt
3/17: Happy St. Patrick's Day - Wear Green
3/23: Wear Tie-Dye
3/26: Indian's Home Opener - Wear your Indian's Gear
3/30: Pajama Day
4/6: Spring Colors 
School Fees: 2019-2020 fees have been assessed. Please pay your fees through the Payforit link on the left. You may also send your exact payment of cash or check with your child or stop in the office with cash, check or credit card. Fees were due October 31. Please call the office with any questions. If you require a payment plan, please contact Mrs. Lasecki. Past year's fees are overdue and should be paid immediately. 
Please see the link on the left for the CMS/Copopa Drop off/Pick up Video. 
If you have a child that will be five years old on or before August 1, 2020, he or she may attend  Kindergarten for our 2020-2021 school year. We have a new, online parent portal called OneView where you will begin the enrollment process. You can pick up the packet that contains paperwork and also instructions for this at Copopa or the Administration Center. You can also click HERE for the instructions. Any questions, please call our District Registrar, Liz Wenzel at 440.236.1236. 

Snack Safely: At Copopa and Columbia Middle School we have a growing number of students and families dealing with serious peanut and tree nut allergies - the food allergy that claims more lives each year than any other. Columbia Schools makes every effort to reduce exposure and cross contamination for these children. We do not intend to make this K-8 facility a nut-free building, but we are dedicated to providing a safe environment for all our children. View our Peanut Free letter HERE
What to do when your child is sick. Keep Your child home if they have had any of these symptoms in the last 24 hours: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, too sick for regular activity, or fever above 100 F. Students should return to school when fever-free for 24 hours without medication. If antibiotics are used, wait 24 hours before returning to school. Visit your health district at or call 440.322.6367 with questions.  
Parents: The Ohio General Assembly passed House Bill 410 to promote school attendance and control truancy. This law takes effect this school year. This new law supersedes the attendance information that is currently in our student agendas and handbooks. Please make sure to check the "Forms and Documents" tab on the left to view the new attendance policy.
Drop-off and Pick-up Procedures for Copopa and CMS - Click HERE to view pamphlet. 
New students attending Copopa Elementary School for our 2019-2020 year: 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. 
Follow us on TWITTER @CopopaElem. We post the most current happenings going on at Copopa! See the link to the left.

Copopa Chronicles

January Issue: HIghlights: Character of the Month; Important Dates; Marvelous Mondays and Spirit Days Schedule; Marco's Pizza Night; Optional Enrichment Project; Breakfast With a Buddy, Copopa Cool School Pics; Steam Club News.
December Issue: HIghlights: Character of the Month; 1st & 3rd Night of the Arts; Important Dates; Marvelous Mondays and Spirit Days Schedule; Columbia Skate Night Info; Marco's Nights Info; 2019 Stack Up; Villa Camillus visit.
November Issue: Highlights: Character of the Month; Important Dates; Marvelous Mondays and Spirit Days Schedule; Veterans Day Breakfast and Program Pictures and Videos; PTO's Secret Santa Shop and Talent Show; 1st & 3rd Music Program; 1st & 3rd Art Show and Book Fair.
October Issue: Highlights: Character of the Month; Important Dates; Marvelous Mondays Schedule; Fire Safety Week; Veterans Day Breakfast and Assembly; Family Math Night; Red Ribbon Pep Rally; Cafeteria Coloring Contest Winners; Halloween and many other Pictures! 
September Issue: Highlights: Important Dates; Marvelous Mondays Schedule; Marco's Pizza Nights; Family Math Night; Lunch Menu; Character of the Month; Brunswick Skate Station; 3rd Grade Science Experiment; Updated Library and Tinkerspace Pictures!

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Specials: Art, Library, Music, PE, Technology


Copopa Elementary School
13644 West River Road
Columbia Station, OH 44028
(440) 236-5020
(440) 236-1220 (Fax)
Troy Bunner, Principal
Susan Dunn, School Counselor
Office Hours: 7:45-3:45
School Hours: 8:20-3:33

Upcoming Events


Marco's Pizza Night

Thu Feb 20 2020

Steam Club #2

Thu Feb 20 2020

Steam Club #2

Thu Feb 27 2020

Parent Remind

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