Spring Break 2015

General Information:
Spring break for CHS continues through Monday, April 6. School will resume on Tuesday, April 7. For Columbia students who attend LCJVS, spring break begins Friday, April 3 and continues through Friday, April 10. School resumes for LCJVS students on Monday, April 13. 
Attention seniors: A letter was sent home with semester grades requesting baby photos for a slide show presentation Yearbook students are creating for Senior Breakfast. So far, only 12 people have submitted photos.  We want everyone to be included, so please bring in or email your photos to Mr. Tullos. We need the photos ASAP!
Students who were unable to attend the academic banquet may pick up their awards from Mrs. Kobe in the main office after spring break.
Key Club Pennies for patients update: the deadline has been extended to April 10th! Check your console and cup holders, your couches and coat pockets! All coins count!!! Let’s see how much we can raise for this important cause to combat blood cancers. 
Cedar Point ticket sales are going on now through Friday, April 10. Tickets are $37.50 and are good for general admission only on Sunday, May 17. Tickets will not be on sale during CHS’ spring break. See posted announcements for details. 
If you plan on taking a date who does not attend Columbia to prom, you need to fill out an out of town guest form. These need to be returned with all required signatures prior to buying tickets.
Attention Seniors: If you did not pick up your Graduation caps and gowns and announcements on Tuesday, March 24 you can pick them up from Mrs. Kobe after spring break. Your order must be paid in full to receive your items. Contact Jostens directly if you have any questions regarding your order.
Attention juniors and seniors: The after prom committee is having a t-shirt design contest for this year’s after prom. The design must include the text “2015 After Prom”. Themes are up for grabs so if you have a great theme, include it in your design. The winning design will be chosen by the after prom committee. Entries are due to the main office by Friday, April 10. The winner will receive two free tickets to after prom and bragging rights! Good luck.
A Prom information notice was mailed to all Columbia juniors and seniors before break. You may also download a flyer here with Prom information.
Guidance News: 
Attention seniors: The Columbia Community Foundation has 10 scholarship opportunities available to Columbia students offering $21,500 in continuing education funds.  Most Columbia students are eligible for more than one of their scholarships. Scholarship applications are available online at www.columbiacommunityfoundation.org and are being accepted until WEDNESDAY, April 1.  
All students are now able to register for next year's classes through PowerSchool.  Please log in to your PowerSchool account and select class registration on the side menu to select your classes for next year.  Registration will stay open until April 10.  If you need your password, please see Mrs. Hechko or Miss Neff.
Sports News: 
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Key Club is holding the annual Pasta for Pennies fundraiser through April 10th. Donate any spare change/money in your homeroom collection box. All proceeds will go to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society where the money will directly benefit patients and their families. The homeroom that raises the most money will receive an Olive Garden pasta lunch as long as the school raises at least $500 in total. Please help us support this worthy cause!
Prom is right around the corner and Cedar Point ticket sales are early this year. Tickets are $37.50 and are good for general admission only on Sunday, May 17.  Place your ticket orders in the main office with Mrs. Kobe before spring break, before or after school. These are open to any high school student and their families. Ticket sales will continue after spring break during all lunch periods. Last day to purchase is Friday April10.
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.
Guidance News:
Any senior majoring in Environmental Studies please see Miss Neff for a scholarship opportunity.
Any girls in grades 9-11 interested in a summer engineering program, please see Miss Neff for more information.
Anyone in need of service or volunteer hours, please see Miss Neff.  She has an opportunity for students to earn hours in early May assisting with Invention Convention.
Attention all sophomores and parents: Sophomore experience forms and letters were mailed on Friday, February 27. Please look over all the information and contact the guidance office if you have any questions or concerns. All information is also available on the website
Miscellaneous information: 
Attention seniors: Your senior shirts are in. You may pick them up in the main office before school, during all lunch periods or after school.
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 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. 
Sophomores are selling Malley's chocolate bars for $1 each.  See any sophomore to purchase.
Are you trying to shake off cabin fever and looking for something to do and earn a little spending money? Swings and Things is looking for team members to fill all positions. Applicants are required to have flexible availability in the spring and summer. Weekend availability is a must! Pay begins at $8.10 an hour. Stop in and pick up an application from any team member.