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Budget Hearing Scheduled for May 4 – Posted May 3, 2016
The public hearing for the 2016-17 proposed school budget will be held at the Board of Education meeting on Wednesday, May 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Howard L. Goff Middle School cafeteria. View agenda and presentation.

Are You Registered to Vote? – Posted May 4, 2016
To vote in East Greenbush Central School District’s upcoming Budget Vote and Board Election on Tuesday, May 17, New York State law requires that you be registered. Voter lookup.

What You Need to Know About the 2016-17 School Budget – Posted May 3, 2016

On Tuesday, May 17, District residents will vote on the $90,133,002 proposed school budget for 2016-17. The proposed budget would maintain all current programs and services with a tax levy increase of 1.92%, which is below the state tax cap of 3.35%. More information.

Columbia Talent Show – Posted May 3, 2016
Students and staff will show off their special skills at Columbia’s Talent Show on Friday at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. Admission costs $5 at the door. Proceeds will benefit CoNSERNS-U so they can provide school supplies for underprivileged students next year.

District to Support Brain Tumor Research – Posted May 3, 2016
Students and staff at East Greenbush CSD have entered a team in the 12th annual Team Billy Ride and Walk for Research on Sunday, May 15 in Saratoga Springs to raise awareness and funding for brain tumor research. Full story.

Columbia Going Paperless in 2016-17 – Posted May 2, 2016
Columbia High School is excited to announce that beginning in the 2016-17 school year, all correspondence home, including report cards and progress reports, will be communicated electronically through the Parent and Student Portals. This will save money on printing and postage and supports our environmental conservation efforts. More information.

Spring Into Fresh Produce – Posted April 27, 2016

Now that the days are getting longer and the dreary days of winter are behind us, let’s do a spring cleaning on our nutrition! Full story.

Pen Pals Meet Face-to-Face – Posted April 25, 2016

After sending handwritten letters back and forth this school year, students from Columbia High School and Red Mill Elementary School met for the first time last Monday. Full story.

New LEGO Makerspace to Focus on Robotics – Posted April 22, 2016

Columbia's library is accepting donations of LEGO products to create a Makerspace for students to build and program robots in a collective workshop. Full story.

Six Alumni Enter Athletic Hall of Fame on May 7 – Posted April 21, 2016
Six Columbia alumni – Richard Nead ’54, Gary Tremblay ’80, Nancy Nicsevic ’95, Andrew Rose ’01, Kaylyn Smith ’06 and Zachary Crain ’08 – will be inducted into the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, May 7. The event begins with a dedication at 4:30 p.m. at Columbia followed by dinner and a formal program at the Hilton Garden Inn in Troy. Ticket information.

Columbia Science Olympiad Team Receives Proclamation – Posted April 21, 2016

The state champion Columbia Science Olympiad Team was recognized with a proclamation from the Town of East Greenbush at Wednesday’s Town Board meeting.

District Recognizes 2015-16 Volunteers of the Year – Posted April 20, 2016

East Greenbush Central School District recognized its 2015-16 Volunteers of the Year at Tuesday evening’s Board of Education meeting at Red Mill Elementary School. Full story.

Columbia Student’s Artwork Places Third in Local Exhibit – Posted April 20, 2016

Columbia sophomore Caitlin Lallier’s self-portrait placed third at the 27th annual Questar III High School Invitational Art Exhibit. Full story.

Columbia PTSO Meeting Canceled Tonight – Posted April 20, 2016
Columbia's PTSO meeting has been canceled for Wednesday, April 20.

Board Approves Smart Schools Investment Plan – Posted April 19, 2016
The District’s Smart Schools Investment Plan to spend $400,000 in state funding for instructional technology upgrades in 2016-17 was approved by the Board of Education at last week's meeting. Full story.

Education Foundation Raises $10,000 for Enrichment Grants – Posted April 19, 2016

The East Greenbush Education Foundation raised $10,000 for summer enrichment grants at its annual gala on April 8 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Troy, N.Y. Full story.

Andrea Neiman Named Top Teacher by News Channel 13 – Posted April 15, 2016

Columbia High School art teacher Andrea Neiman was named this week’s Top Teacher by News Channel 13. Watch news story.

Columbia Places 3rd in Local Computer Programming Competition – Posted April 15, 2016

A group of Columbia students placed third among 37 high school teams in Siena College’s annual Computer Programming Competition on April 1. Full story.

Creativity Flows at 2nd Annual Poetry Slam – Posted April 15, 2016

Feeling more like a hip coffeehouse than the Columbia library, students read original poems at the school’s second annual Poetry Slam on March 31. Full story.

Columbia Report Cards Delayed One Week – Posted April 14, 2016
Columbia High School report cards will not be mailed home until the week of May 2 due to the district-wide Internet outage that affected grade processing.

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The Columbia Principal's Leadership Team at Little Brook Farm where they hosted their adopt-a-child Chase Foley and his family.

U.S. News & World Report Best High Schools Silver Medal 2012