Columbia Heights Public Schools
Oct. 7, 2021
Fireworks After Homecoming Game
Wear your Blue and Gold and support our Hylander Football Team!
After our Homecoming Football Game on October 8th, we will be setting off fireworks by the field! Come join the fun and festivities for CHPS Homecoming and stay after for the light show!
Be sure to follow our Instagram @CHPSisd13 for fun Homecoming activities throughout the day!
Reminder - Early Release Day Tomorrow, Oct. 8th!!!!
Highland, North Park School for Innovation, and Valley View school days end at 12:20pm, Columbia Heights High School will end at 1:05pm, and Columbia Academy school day will end at 1:15pm. Bus routes will be the same as on a regular school end time, but students will be dropped off two hours earlier (since the school day is ending two hours early). All CHPS students will receive lunch before school dismissal. Adventure Club families will receive information about care for their student during the time between the school release time and the start of Adventure Club.
Fire Prevention Week with CHFD
This free family-friendly event gives kids a chance to spray a fire hose, watch a live-fire demonstration, view a firefighter equipment, and more!
Attendees will also have a chance to meet with fire and police officials, see Dalmatians, and play in a bounce house. Free ice cream treats, smoke detectors, and pumpkins will be available, while supplies last.
CHPS Board of Education Member Application
The CHPS Board of Education has a vacancy for a board member position. The term for this position will begin November 23, 2021 and conclude on December 31, 2022. Applications are due by 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 13, 2021.
Applications can be completed one of three ways:
- Fill out the google doc: CHPS Board of Education Vacancy Application Google Doc
- Print out and complete the document: CHPS Board of Education Application Document
- Pick up a paper copy at the District Center, 1440 49th Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421
Completed applications can be emailed or brought in to the District Center, attn: Dawn Hoium. Google applications are submitted electronically to Dawn Hoium.
For additional information contact:
Columbia Heights Public Schools – Attention Dawn Hoium
1440 49th Avenue NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421
Timeline to Fill Vacancy
September 29: Postings in local papers and website
October 13 4:00 p.m.: Applications Due to Dawn Hoium, Board Secretary
October 15: Copies of applications distribute to School Board Members
October 19: Review of applications and determine interview questions work session
October 20-21: Notification of applications
October 26: Interviews conducted
October 27: Continue interviews as needed
November 9: Appointment voted on at School Board Meeting
November 23: Swearing in of new School Board member
Robotics Teams Awarded Boston Scientific Grant
ENCORE Aquatics | Grades 3-12
Free ENCORE Aquatics classes are offered to student in grades 3-12 who attend Columbia Heights Public Schools, or students living within the CHPS district boundaries. Classes are offered on Saturdays at the Columbia Heights High School Pool.
Fall Session: October 30-December 18, no class November 27
Registration Due: October 15
Position Open to Support CHPS with U of M Grant
Come Work With Us at Columbia Heights Public Schools!
You can make a difference in the lives of students in our community by coming to work at CHPS! We are urgently seeking great applicants for a variety of full- and part-time positions including cooks, teachers, Mini Adventures and Adventure Club staff, education assistants, and more! Your next career move could be as a valued employee of the CHPS!
Invitation to Share Your Ideas with the District!
- CHPS Communications Advisory Council: this council meets three times a year to elicit input on District information and communication effectiveness. Meetings this year will be on zoom.
- CHPS Student Wellness Committee: this committee is made up of students and CHPS staff; it meets four times a year to gather input on programs in the District such as Food Service, Blooming Heights School Garden, nutrition education and on ways to support student wellness.
- ENCORE/21CCLC Grant Advisory Council: this council meets four times a year to gather input on the ENCORE program at CHPS, the Columbia Heights Recreation Department and the Columbia Heights Library. The council is made up of CHPS teachers, staff, students and parents as well as collaborative organization representatives.
For more information please contact Kristen Stuenkel, Director of Communications & Community Education at firstname.lastname@example.org or 763.528.4515
TONIGHT - Valley View Night at the CHHS Soccer Game-
An invitation for Valley View families to be involved in Hylanders Athletics!
Thursday, October 7
Pre-game @ 5:30 pm, Girls Varsity Soccer Game @ 6 pm
At the CHHS Stadium
Free admission! Free popcorn for Valley View students! Chance to win prizes in a raffle! Wear blue and gold! Special on-field event for Valley View students before the game at 5:30 pm!
Friday, 10/8- Homecoming Football Game at 7 pm with Fireworks after the game –
Tickets: $6/adults and $4/students-seniors
Vikings Prep Spotlight Game of the Week- stream here: https://prepspotlight.tv/MSHSL
Wednesday, 10/20- Highland Night at the CHHS Football Game
MATH TEAM- starts at CHHS on Monday, October 11. For more info and to sign up see Mr. Honigs in room 240!
THEATER OPPORTUNITIES- We are looking for students interested in back stage and tech crew.
CHHS Fall Play: sign-up in the Activities Office
CA Musical: stop by room 151 and talk with Ms. Lorence
7th-12th grade: Basketball – Boys Hockey - Boys Swim & Dive – Dance – Girls Gymnastics - Wrestling
6th grade: Basketball
Sports Physical for all Athletics
Every athlete participating in school-year sports must have a physical on file with the Activities Office. Sports physicals are valid for three years. Download the form now.
Upcoming Home Games
Friday, October 8
Homecoming Game- 7:00 pm Football: Varsity Game vs. Brooklyn Center @ CHHS Stadium
Saturday, October 9
1:00 pm CA Football Game vs. Stillwater @ CA Football Field
Monday, October 11
3:45 pm CA Boys Soccer Game vs. Roseville @ CA Soccer Field
3:45 pm CA Volleyball Match vs. Forest Lake @ CA Gym
4:15 pm Football: JV Game vs. Brooklyn Center @ CHHS Stadium
Wednesday, October 13
4:30 pm Volleyball: JV/C Match vs. Patrick Henry @ CHHS Gym
6:00 pm Volleyball: Varsity Match vs. Patrick Henry @ CHHS Gym
Thursday, October 14
3:45 pm CA Volleyball Match vs. Sunrise Middle School @ CA Gym
4:30 pm Adapted Soccer: Varsity Game vs. North Suburban @ Hylander Center Gym
Athletics Calendar: https://trimetro.org/public/genie/5/school/3737/
Streaming Link for Home Volleyball, Football, and Soccer Games:
More information can be found at the CHPS Activities Website or contact the Activities Office at 763-528-4511
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