Summer 2015

General Information:
 
The High School main office will be open periodically throughout the summer. It will be closed on Fridays in June and July  and July 10 through July 21 and July 27 and 28.  The main office will resume regular school hours beginning Monday, August 3.
 
The Guidance office is now closed and will reopen Wednesday, August 12.
 
If your child will be a new student attending Columbia schools this fall, our registrar is located at Columbia Middle School. Please call for an appointment at 440-236-1236. 
 
Orientation for the class of 2019 and any student new to Columbia High School takes place on Thursday, August 20 from 10:00 -11:00 am. The presentation will begin in the gym. 
 
Open House for Columbia High School will be held on Monday, August 24 from 5:30-7:00 pm.
 
The 2015-2016 school year begins on Thursday, August 27.
 
Attention Honors English Students: You should have received in the mail with your report cards the required summer reading list by grade level for Honors English classes. These reading assignments are to be completed prior to the start of school in August. 
 
Please check out the flyer for the summer food program for all kids 18 and under. 

Attention all students who would like to utilize afternoon busing for the 15-16 school year: Letters have been passed out in your homeroom classes. Please fill out this letter of intent and return to the school office no later than Tuesday, June 2. This information may also be emailed to the transportation supervisor, Al Cantrell at email listed here (cantrella@columbia.k12.oh.us)

Guidance News: 
College Credit Plus Orientation: There will be an orientation for any students participating in College Credit Plus next year through Lorain County Community College on Tuesday, June 16, at 9:30am.  Our counselor from LCCC will be providing the orientation, and any students who have not yet registered for their CCP classes may do so at the conclusion of the orientation.  If you have any questions, please call Miss Neff at 440-236-5003.

Sports News: 
Reminder to all athletes: Please make sure you get your physicals before August 1. Forms are available in the main office or on the website
 
 
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Please make sure all school fees have been paid as report cards will be held as well as the release of transcripts for unpaid fees. If you would like to set up a payment plan, please contact Mrs. Kobe in the main office at 440-236-5001. These fees must be paid before students can use school transportation for extracurricular activities. You may pay your school fees through the payforit system online through the school’s website. You may also pay in the main office at CHS.
 
Miscellaneous information: 
The Parent Portal in PowerSchool is now open and can be accessed. Parent/Student logins and passwords remain the same as last year.  A new version of the Mobile App is now available and will prompt you for a District Mobile Registration code which is ZZGS.  The link for the App can be downloaded from the Parent Portal or found on the App store.  If you have trouble accessing your account please call the school at 440-236-5001 for assistance.
 
Attention Seniors: A local business owner is hiring for entry level positions in customer sales and service. The starting base pay rate is $15.25 which is NOT based on results so it IS guaranteed.  The name of the company is Vector Marketing, you can apply online at www.workforstudents.com or call the local office directly at 440-783-9040.