Columbia Middle School

Voice Recognition
X

Daily Announcements

August 2022 
 
Attention all Raider Families!!
Here’s your chance to be entered to win a gift card and a Columbia sweatshirt! 
All you need to do is:
1. Login to OneView HERE and update your back to school forms by noon on Friday, August 19  (make sure to sign, date and submit/resubmit at the bottom of the form). 
2. Login to PaySchools Central (PayForIt) HERE and complete the Free and Reduced lunch form by noon on Friday, August 19.
On the OneView platform, please note that the chromebook insurance option for the 2022-2023 school year must be chosen and $25 payment made by September 30.
You must have your information completed by noon on Friday, August 19 to be entered into the drawing where five students will win a gift card and sweatshirt!
 
CLSD Chromebook Repair Program: CLSD will have a Chromebook turn in program to repair any issues a current student is having with their Chromebook.  Just fill out this FORM and turn the Chromebook in at the Administration Office, between 9 am and 3 pm. The Administration Office is located at 25796 Royalton Road. The Chromebook will be available for pick up at the Administration Office on Friday, August 19 from 9 am to 3 pm. Please be aware that depending on the issue, a cost may occur to repair the device which will be added to your school fees. If a cost is warranted, we will contact you before making any repairs.  Any questions please contact Troy Bunner, Director of Operations and Technology, at [email protected]  Thank you and GO RAIDERS! 
 
Important Notice for Family and Fans supporting CLSD events: Beginning August 2022, Columbia Local Schools will use online ticketing for all onsite events through TicketSpicket . There will be no cash sales at the gates for any CLSD events that require paid tickets. Review the informational letter from Mr. Jump HERE with details on how to purchase your tickets.  
 
Fall Sport Pictures:Team and individual pictures will be taken on Friday, August 26 at 3:00. Order forms will be distributed by coaches. You may also prepay for photo's online at mylifetouch.com with the Picture Day ID: EVT8DSGMS.  

PowerSchool Parent Portal is currently closed and will reopen in August.  Please note, once opened, report cards cannot be viewed on the app. You must login to the PowerSchool website to view and print report cards.
Access PowerSchool from the MS website (toggle on left). The mobile app district code is ZZGS.

Attention 6th grade Parents: The Ohio Department of Health (ODH), under Ohio Revised Code 3313.671, requires all students entering the 7th grade to provide written proof that they have received the Meningococcal (meningitis) vaccine booster and Tdap booster. Your child may have already had this vaccine; however, the school may not have proof on file. You must provide the school with proof of these boosters by no later than September 19, 2022  Please contact nurse Mindi Porter with any questions at 440-236-5741.
 
Middle School Open House: Wednesday, August 24 from 6:00-7:00 pm. 

First day of school: Wednesday, August 31.  

2022-2023 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.

School Meals for the 2022-2023 School year: As of August 2022, the federal government will no longer subsidize meals for ALL students. Meal prices for the 2022-2023 school year are:
Student Breakfast $2.00
Student Lunch  $3.50
Milk $0.50 
Families may add monies to their PaySchools Account (PayForIt) HERE to cover meal costs and extras for their children.
 
Application for Free and Reduced Meals: The 2022-2023 school year Application for Free and Reduced Meals can now be accessed and filled out. You may download the application HERE
 
School Fees: Letters were sent home to all students still owing school fees at the end of the 2021-2022 year. Check your child’s PayForIt or PowerSchool account to view your students outstanding 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.
 
School Picture Day: Student portaits will be taken on Tuesday, September 20 beginning at 7:45 am. All students will have pictures taken for ID purposes. If you would like to purchase photos, order forms will be available. You will also be able to purchase picture packets online. Once that link is available you will be able to access it here. 

Attendance Policy: View the updated HERE
 
Yearbooks!! Forget to order a 2021-2022 yearbook? We still have some! Bring $15.50 to school before they are all sold out! It is first come first serve!  
 
Folllow us on Twitter @RaiderMiddle  

Athletics

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 onto the OneView site and a hard copy must be 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 2022/2023 OHSAA Preparticipation Physical Form is available in the information rack across from the office or downloaded HERE  

Participation Fees: The 2022-2023 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

Aug
15

7th Volleyball Practice/Tryouts

Mon Aug 15 2022
to Fri Aug 19 2022

Aug
15

8th Volleyball Practice/Tryouts

Mon Aug 15 2022
to Tue Aug 16 2022

Aug
17

8th Volleyball Practice/Tryouts

Wed Aug 17 2022
to Fri Aug 19 2022

Aug
18
View text-based website