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Daily Announcements

Friday, December 3, 2021
Winter Wonderland Social: 
Who: 7th and 8th grade students 
What: Winter Wonderland Dance
Where: K-8 Gym
When: Friday, December 10 from 6:00pm-8:00pm. 
Tickets: On sale the week of the dance for $5. Tickets at the door $8. 
Dress Code: Formal attire is welcome, but not necessary. You must follow the school dress code. Dresses must be fingertip length, no midriffs or undergarments may be exposed. 
Refreshments: Pop, pizza and chips $1 each, candy $2.  
Please see or email Mrs. Acker with any questions.

Student Council Pencil Fundraiser: CMS Student Council will sell scented and thermal pencils beginning Monday, December 6. Pencils will available to purchase during lunchtimes. Pencils .60 cents each or 2 for $1.
We are very proud to announce that the CMS Student Council and students raised $347 in one day for the Caps for Cancer Fundraiser!  The money raised, along with money raised at Columbia High School and Copopa, will go to Cleveland's Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in honor of a Columbia Schools Alumni. 
It's Time to Order your 2021-2022 Columbia Middle School Yearbook!! Order online at with the Yearbook ID Code: 11596122. You may also order with an order form, extra forms are available in the information rack across from the office. Yearbooks are $15 and may be ordered though March 9, 2022.
Any student in grade 6-12 interested in participating in Science Fair this year needs to have their project approved no later than November 23 by Mrs. Karl. Science fair judging will occur on Thursday, January 20 in the high school cafeteria. Please contact Mrs. Karl if you have any questions at [email protected]
Attention Parents: School fees for the 2021-2022 are now overdue. Check your child’s PayForIt account or PowerSchool account to see what your fees are associated with your child. Fees must be paid in full for your child to be able to use extracurricular transportation. Please pay with your PayForIt account online, you may also pay with a check or cash. Call the office with any questions at 236-5741.
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.

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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7/8 Girls Basketball: HOME games will be played at Columbia Middle School. If you have any questions please contact 7th grade Coach Hershey or 8th grade Coach Sarah Sprecher.
7/8 Westling: Practices are held at CHS. See Coach Juliani with any questions. 
7/8 Boys Basketball:  All practices and HOME games will be held in the CMS gym. See Coach Kilpatrick with any questions.
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.   


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


MS Wrestling @ Chardon MS

Sat Dec 4 2021

Power of Pen

Mon Dec 6 2021

Jazz Band

Tue Dec 7 2021

Yearbook Mtg.

Wed Dec 8 2021
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