Friday, December 6, 2013
Friday December 6 we will be on a short pep assembly schedule. Pep assembly to begin at 1:50
ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS WHO WISH TO RIDE THE BUS: With the passage of the levy in November, we are happy to reinstate a form of High School busing on January 15th. A form was recently mailed home for your parents to complete and turn in no later than Friday, December 13th to Mrs. Kobe in the main office. It is very important for this form to be returned on time if you are intending to use our school transportation services. Thank you very much for your cooperation.
Key Club will be sponsoring a food drive through Thursday, December 12. All donations will be taken to the Columbia Food Bank and used for the Columbia Giving Tree Christmas Baskets. This will be a contest between homerooms. The homeroom bringing in the most donations will win donuts. Let's get that holiday cheer going and help this worthwhile cause.
Attention Seniors: In order to avoid late fees make sure you have placed your order for your cap and gown by December 15. From Dec. 16 on the cap and gown cost will rise to $50 online or $40 directly through our representative Rodd Torbert. Jostens will be here during all lunch periods on Tuesday, Dec. 10 if you need to turn an order in.
Attention Sophomores: Jostens will be here on Tuesday, Dec. 10 with class ring orders. All rings must be paid in full in order for you to take them home. Contact Jostens with any specific questions concerning your account.
Columbia High School Leaders Club will be sponsoring a blood drive on Monday, Dec. 9 from 8am to 1pm. Students must be at least 17 years old (16 years old with the signed blue parental permission), weigh at least 105 lbs. and be in good health. Permission slips are available in the main office. Blood drive signups will be today, Thursday, Dec. 5 and Friday, Dec. 6 in the cafeteria during the lunch periods.
Attention all staff & students: CHS will be having an Ugly Sweater Contest on Wednesday, December 18th! You have 2 weeks to raid your grandma's closet or to visit a thrift store for a great Macklemore find. More details to come as the competition date approaches!
Meetings for the Week:
NHS meeting: Today, Friday, December 6 in Mrs. Becher’s room after school.
The JV and varsity girls basketball teams swept 2 wins on Tuesday against Buckeye.
The JV team battled to a hard fought overtime win while the varsity team cruised to a commanding victory. Alison Schafer pitched in 19 points and Emily Viccarone and Shelby Friedel tallied 10 points each.The ladies travel to take on Brookside this Saturday. Good luck to the lady Raiders.
Looking for the perfect gift for your Columbia Raider? Check out the holiday RaiderWear sale this Saturday, Dec. 7 from 9:00 am-4:00 pm in the high school cafeteria. Items go fast so shop early and restock your green and white gear!
Announcements posted but not read every day:
The 2013 Yearbooks are in! You can pick it up after school Monday through Thursday. There is a limited supply of extra yearbooks. They are $70. Cash or check made payable to Columbia High School.
CALLING ALL CREATIVE KIDS to participate in PTA’S Reflections Fine Arts Competition. This Year’s Theme is BELIEVE, DREAM, INSPIRE. Competition categories include the Visual Arts, Photography, Dance Choreography, Musical Composition, Literature, and Film/Video Production. If you have questions email NancyGeiger@hotmail.com. Good luck.
School fees were due October 1. If fees are not paid at that time transportation for extracurricular activities will be denied as well as the release of report cards, transcripts, and diplomas until fees have been resolved. Payment plans are available. If you would like to set up a payment plan or have questions, please call 236-5001.
Any 9th, 10th, or 11th graders interested in math, science or a career in healthcare: Miss Neff has information about summer internships at the Cleveland Clinic. These are paid positions with the possibility of earning college credit. Stop in the guidance office for more information.
Any senior interested in Bowling Green State University & considering a career in teaching science or mathematics. Please see Miss Neff for a scholarship opportunity.
The price of a school lunch for the 2013-2014 school year is $3.50. Milk is 50¢. CHS offers a healthy lunch every school day. Your child may qualify for free or reduced-price lunches. Reduced price is 40¢ for lunch. Please contact your school office id you need assistance providing your child with lunch.
Reminder to all students to adhere to the dress code. Girls, all shorts must be at lease fingertip length. No skinny straps, halters or sleeveless shirts. Boys, no shirts with open sides, pants need to be worn at the waist. The complete dress code is in the agenda that you will receive tomorrow in class meetings and is available on the website.
Please keep collecting all your aluminum can pull tabs that you have been saving all summer. Key Club will sponsor a pull tab contest this fall. All tabs will be given to the Ronald McDonald House.