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Daily Announcements

Monday, September 27, 2021  
 
7/8 Football Game time Change! This Thursday the 7/8 grade Keystone Football game will start at 6:30 p.m. Bus will leave at 5:15. 
 
It's BACK!  Join us for what will be our 5th year doing Family Night at the farm! Together, CLSD and Red Wagon Farm are bringing you math and reading fun from 4:30 PM until dusk on October 27.  So, grab your flannels, overalls, and hats...hold on to your pumpkins, we are going to have a blast!  All Columbia families with students in grades PK-8 are welcome to attend!  Please kindly RSVP HERE so that we have food and materials ready to roll for you! Just a reminder the event is 2 dollars per person, paid upon entering Red Wagon, and you'll leave with a hot cider, popcorn, and a small pumpkin, along with an evening full of fantastic family memories.  

School Picture Day: School pictures were taken on Tuesday, September 21 at CMS. You may still order today online at mylifetouch.com and enter Picture Day ID:  EVTGBXRGB
If you were absent, picture retakes will be on Friday, November 5.
 
Chromebook Insurance: On September 20, an email was sent to all parents who had indicated they would like to purchase chromebook insurance. Please send $25 to the office by cash or check no later than September 30. Please write your child’s name on the memo line. 
 
Calling all Mini Cheer Campers! Columbia High School Cheerleading is hosting Mini Cheer Camp for grades Pre-School - 6th Grade! Come learn a chant, cheer and dance with the high school cheerleaders and perform at the varsity football game on Friday, October 8 at 7pm!  Cost is $35/mini cheer camper and you will receive a t shirt, tattoo and hair ribbon! Registration ends September 27, so turn in your registration before then! We look forward to seeing you all there!   
 
2021-2022 School Year: 
School Day: 7:35 am – 2:35 pm.
Buses arrive at the school by 7:20 am.
Car riders drop-off begins at 7:20 am. 
Car riders dismissed at 2:30 pm.
Bus riders dismissed at 2:35 pm.
 
Face coverings are mandatory during school hours, but a parent may opt of this mandate for any reason.  It is highly recommended to wear a face covering in school, regardless of your vaccination status.  Please click HERE to opt-out of the face covering mandate.  If you plan to wear a face covering, you do not need to fill out the opt-out form.  If you choose to opt-out or wear a face covering, you can change your child’s status by contacting the building principal at the school your child attends.  Reminder that face coverings are REQUIRED on all district transportation!  If you are opting out we ask that you complete the form.

All academic fees, fines, lunch charges and the return of any CLSD property including textbooks and uniforms must be returned to the school. Please make sure all debts are paid asap. Pay with your PayForIt account online or cash or check (payble to CMS) in the office. 
   
Lorain Public Library Access Card Application: An Access Card does not need an ID, or a signature for registration – just date of birth and contact information. Turn your application in to the library. Print application HERE 
 
Attendance Policy: View the updated HERE
 
Power School Information: Access PowerSchool from the MS website (toggle on left). The mobile app district code is ZZGS. 
 
New students attending CMS for the 2021-2022 year: If your child will be a new student at Columbia Middle School this fall, online registration must be completed on our website; see directions under enrollment/registration. Complete the online forms before you come in for a registration appointment. To make an appointment, email our registrar at [email protected]  
Mrs. Wenzel's office is located in the Administration Building at 25796 Royalton Rd. Please do not arrive without an appointment.
 
Academic Fees: Students who participate in extracurricular activities that require bus transportation will be denied that privilege if school fees are not paid. Fees may be viewed on your child's PowerSchool account and paid on the PayForIt system by credit card. Payment is also accepted in the office with cash (exact amount), check or credit card or mail your payment to the middle school. If you require a payment plan, contact Mrs. Bowes  in the main office. A signed payment plan contract will allow students with outstanding fees to continue to use school transportation.   
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Athletics

7/8 Girls Basketball: Any 7/8 grade girls interested in playing basketball this year, please sign up in the office. If you have any questions please see Coach Hershey.
 
7/8 Volleyball: Please be aware that spectators will be required to wear masks at some of the games. Please come prepared with a mask to all games since protocols are changing daily.
 
7/8 Football: All HOME game will be played at CHS. Contact [email protected] with any questions.
  
7/8 Cross Country: Contact Coach Hershey with any questions at [email protected] or Coach Bailey at [email protected]
  
Student-Athletes: All student-athletes must complete the athletic forms on OneView prior to the first mandatory practice of the season. A current OHSAA Physical Form must be uploaded in PDF format on the OneView site and hard copy submitted to your child’s coach no later than the first official day of practice. Students will not be permitted to participate in any practice without the submission of the online forms on the OneView portal on our website. The hard copy of your child’s current physical form must be on file or submitted to your child’s coach no later than the first official day of practice. See the Oneview instructions HERE for first time users to create an account. OHSAA sports physicals are valid for one calendar year. The 2021/2022 OHSAA Preparticipation Physical Form is available in the information rack across from the office or downloaded HERE  

Participation Fees: The 2021-2022 athletic participation fee is $150 per athlete per season with a $300 family cap per season for athletes in 7-12 grade. This fee is due no later than the first athletic contest. School transportation for all extra curricular activities will be denied until all past and current school fees are paid.
 
Schedules and Information: Click on the CMS Athletics link on the left.
 
The Columbia Athletic Booster organization supports our 7th through 12th grade athletes. Please consider joining. Membership form and information explains the benefits of being a booster member.   

About


Columbia Middle School
13646 West River Road
Columbia Station, OH 44028
(440) 236-5741
(440) 236-9274 fax 
 
Toni Filut, Principal
 
Emily Figliano, Counselor 
 
 
Office Hours  7:00-3:00
School Hours  7:35-2:35
 

Upcoming Events

Sep
29

MS Volleyball vs Brookside

Wed Sep 29 2021
Sep
30

MS Football @ Keystone

Thu Sep 30 2021
Oct
4
Oct
6
Oct
7

MS Football vs Firelands

Thu Oct 7 2021

District Calendar

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