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Welcome Back from the Food Service Department – Posted August 26, 2015

As the excitement builds for the first day of the new school year, the Food Service Department would like to recommend the use of its payment program system MySchoolBucks. Full story.

Principal's August Newsletter – Posted August 24, 2015
Classes begin on Tuesday, September 8 for all Columbia High School students. Get all of your Back to School information in Principal Sawchuk's August Newsletter.

Driverís Education Program Registration – Posted August 24, 2015
Columbia High School is offering Driver’s Education classes after school for the fall semester. Registration begins August 31 and students will be scheduled on a first come, first served basis. Registration information.

Back to School Information – Posted August 24, 2015

With summer winding down, it's time to begin thinking about Back to School. To start you off on the right foot, we have posted helpful resources including school start/dismissal times, supply lists and much more. Full story.

Columbia Athletics Accepting Participants for Charity Race – Posted August 24, 2015

Columbia Athletics is running for a good cause on Sunday, September 13 at Washington Park in Albany, and we want you to join in! Full story.

District Releases Tax Bill Information – Posted August 20, 2015
The District's school tax bills will be mailed to residents on Wednesday, September 9, 2015. The combined district-wide tax levy decreased, for all towns, by 1%. View tax rates.

2015-16 District Calendar – Posted August 19, 2015
Get all of this year’s important events with the 2015-16 District Calendar.
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District Shows Improvement on ELA and Math State Tests - Posted August 18, 2015
The East Greenbush Central School District showed improved proficiency rates on New York State’s 3-8 ELA and Math tests that were taken this past spring, according to state data. Full story.

Welcome Back Letter from Superintendent Dr. Angela Nagle – Posted August 17, 2015

Superintendent Dr. Angela Nagle sets course for the 2015-16 school year. Read the letter.

2015-16 Bus Routes - Posted August 13, 2015
Columbia High School's bus routes for the 2015-16 school year were released Thursday morning. Bus routes.

A Thrill Ride Through Summer School – Posted August 13, 2015

Students applied math, science and communication skills to building rollercoasters out of pretzels. Full story.

Athletics to Host BBQ Dinner and Meet the Coaches Night – Posted August 12, 2015
Columbia Athletics will be hosting a Welcome Back Chicken BBQ as part of Meet the Coaches Night on August 31 at the high school. Full story.

Columbia Freshman Orientation – Re-posted August 10 (Posted July 9, 2015)
Columbia High School will welcome incoming freshmen on Thursday, August 27, 2015 with our annual orientation program. Full story.

Girl Scouts Organize Carnival for Special Education Students – Posted August 7, 2015

It must be fair season in the Capital Region because first graders enjoyed carnival games at Goff Middle School on Thursday morning. Full story.

August Regents Exam Information – Posted August 4, 2015
New York State Regents Examinations will be offered at Columbia High School on August 12 and 13. More details.

Construction Update – Posted August 3, 2015

Construction crews have been hard at work this summer, removing asbestos, renovating kitchens and replacing ceilings, floors and lights throughout District schools. Full story and photos.

Health Certifications for Fall Sports Begin August 3 – Posted July 30, 2015
Columbia girls soccer
All students who wish to play interscholastic sports this fall must be certified by the school nurse at a Health History Review in August. Full story.

Summer ESL Program Brings the World Together – Posted July 24, 2015

The ESL Summer Enrichment Program gives students the opportunity to build their English skills while learning about American culture. Full story.

Columbia Named Scholar/Athlete School of Distinction – Posted July 23, 2015

Columbia is one of only 28 public high schools in the state to have every varsity team earn a 90 percent GPA or better this past school year. Full story.

District Now Hiring Bus Drivers – Posted July 17, 2015

The East Greenbush Central School District is now hiring bus drivers for the 2015-16 school year. There are both permanent and substitute driver positions available. Full story.

Schools Begin Summer Construction – Posted July 15, 2015
Students performing on stage
Days after students bounded out of school for summer vacation, slinging backpacks over their shoulders and saying goodbye to teachers, classrooms were emptied out for maintenance and construction projects. Full story with photos.

Math Calculator InformationPosted July 15, 2015
Freshmen entering Columbia High School should purchase a graphing calculator for use in math class and on end-of-year Regents Examinations. Read more.

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Columbia upperclassmen lead a breakout session for incoming freshmen at orientation.

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