Tuesday, September 2, 2014
 
General Information:
All emergency medical forms and purple policy forms were due last Thursday. Get your form in today. Stop in the office if you need another form. 
 
Attention leader's club members. Signup sheets to help with homecoming are posted by Mrs. Scott's door. Club dues of $5 should be turned in, along with two rolls of crepe paper, no later than September 17th. Dues can be dropped off to Mrs. Kobe.
 
Guidance News:
Any seniors considering going to Ohio University next fall, please see Miss Neff ASAP.
 
Meetings for the Week: 
Reminder to current NHS members:  there is a short meeting today after school in Mrs. Becher's room.
 
Sports News: 
The Girls Soccer team faced Akron Ellet at home last Saturday. The JV teamlost 1-2 with a Goal scored by Rachel Borhello. The Varsity team earned their first win at home. The only goal scored was in the first half by Jaimie Zelinsky from 25 yards out in the upper right corner. Congratulations to the goalkeeper Jordan Paine and the entire team for also earning their first shutout of the season. The team takes on Fairview at home Wednesday night at 6pm.
 
The Raiders Varsity Football team came up short Friday night at Independence 40-35. Columbia had leads in the first half of 14-0 and 21-6 behind strong running from Tristen Rindfleisch, Cody Shields, and Jesse Lambert.  The offensive line comprised of Brandon Heidecker, Milo Drumm, Sam Krizek, Joe Osterndorff, and Cory Bowes along with tight end John Fetchet, blew open gaping holes in the Independence defense all night long. The Raiders rushed for 400 yards on the night with Rindfleisch leading the way with 251 with 2 touchdowns. Shields also had a pair of scores with Lambert adding another one. Shields also excelled on defense garnering a team leading 9 tackles along with his 1st interception of the season.  Columbia will host South Central this Friday in the home opener.
 
The Columbia Raider JV Football team defeated Independence on Saturday, 26 – 14. Scoring for the Raiders were Dylan Risden, Cody Swartz, Alec Paine and Jimmy Jacobs. Opening up holes on the offensive liner were Nolan Miller, Chris Bowes, Matt Caraballo, Eric Schaef, Garret Wheatley, Kyle Heidecker, Sam Osterndorff and Lance Boise. The Raider defense was led by Cody Swartz who intercepted two Blue Devil passes. Jared Heidecker and Mike Jacabucci also played a part in stuffing the Blue Devil run game. The Raiders are home this Saturday as the face off against PAC rival Clearview. Go Raiders. 
 
**************************************************************
Articles posted but not read each day: 
Emergency medical forms are due to the office TODAY, Thursday, August 28. Please INDICATE ANY CHANGES THAT NEED TO BE MADE ON THE FORM, FILL IN DOCTOR, ALLERGY AND/OR MEDICATION INFORMATION AND SIGN BOTH SIDES OF FORM! 
 
The purple policy form also needs to be returned to the office no later than TODAY, Thursday, August 28. If the policy form is not returned with student and parent signatures, your child will not be able to use computers at school. Once you have turned in your purple policy form, see Mrs. Kobe for your 14-15 username and password for access to computers at CHS during your lunch period, a study hall or after school. A teacher may also send you down from class if you need it during that class period
 
Academic School fees will be assessed to your child’s account in early September. Please do not send school fees in until you receive a fees letter from the school. 
 
The week of September 1, the parent portal in powerschool will be opened. Your username and passwords from last year will be active once the parent portal opens. New students will receive their usernames and passwords in the mail.
 
Students who are academically eligible for National Honor Society received notification letters on Monday.  Directions for completing the Candidate Form will be in your letter. Mark your calendars for the next NHS Induction Ceremony which will be held Thursday, October 16.  If you have any questions visit the NHS page on the website or talk to Mrs. Becher.
 
The price of a school lunch for the 2014-2015 school year is $3.50. Milk is 50¢. We are now offering breakfast each morning. Cost is $1.50. CHS is proud to offer 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.
 
Attention all students who would like to drive to school.  If you have a valid driver’s license and have not met with Mr. Jump, turned in a completed parking permit form or paid the fee, you should not be driving to school and parking on the premises. All students who have a permit have an assigned spot. Make sure you are in it. If someone else is in your spot come see Mr. Jump. No one without a permit is to be parking in the high school lots or at Copopa.
 
Reminder to all students to adhere to the dress code. Girls, all shorts must be at lease fingertip length. No skinny straps, halters for girls or sleeveless shirts for boys. Boys, no shirts with open sides, pants need to be worn at the waist. The complete dress code is in the agenda that students received in class meetings and is available on the website.
 
If you have outstanding Fees from previous years, these can be paid to Mrs. Kobe in the main office before school or during your lunch period. 
 
Attention all late arrival/early release students: All forms are due to the attendance office. Your parent/guardian must call in and verify that you have permission to arrive late or leave early. Make sure you sign in and/or out in the guidance office on the clipboards by the entrance.