Golden Eagle Times

December 11, 2017

Important Dates

12/13-Holiday Spirit Theme Day for Students-Pajama Day

12/14-Columbia Central Junior High School Band and Choir Holiday Concert, 7 PM

12/15--Holiday Spirit Theme Day for Students-Holiday Sweater Day

12/15-Seniors Win! Bowling at Airport Lanes

12/19-FREE HOLIDAY LUNCH for ALL Junior High and High School Students! Thank you, Columbia Food Service!

12/20-12/22-Exam Week for CCHS students

12/22-Half day of school for students and staff, last day of the first semester

12/28- Blood Drive 12-6 PM

1/8-School Resumes

Thank you to the Beach Bar for launching Food For Thought!

The Beach Bar is teaming up with community businesses and restaurants to help students in need purchase school lunch, snack and/or assist parents in paying their child's lunch account. Thank you for your support of the Columbia School District families!

Red Cross Blood Drive

December 28th, senior Lexie Hall is hosting a blood drive at the high school from 12-6 PM. In addition to saving three lives with your donation, you will also be helping her to reach her goal and to earn scholarship money for college. All donors will receive a free t-shirt. If you have any questions about blood donation, please follow the link below.


https://www.redcrossblood.org/donating-blood

Exam Week

First semester exams for high school students will begin on Wednesday, December 20 and conclude on Friday, December 22. It is so important for our students to prepare for exams as they impact their overall semester grade. Please help encourage your child to be successful by having them study in advance and by working with their teacher through any difficulties they are having academically. We continue to offer 8th hour for students who need assistance in any class. Please contact Mrs. O'Neil or Mrs. Diefenthaler with any questions.

Congratulations Jacob Walker, Golden Eagle of the Week, December 4-8!

Congratulations, Elizabeth King, Golden Eagle of the Week, December 4-8!

Congratulations Rebecca Yang, Golden Eagle of the Week, December 4-8!

Student Senate-Holiday Spirit Days

Students are invited to participate in our holiday theme days to earn Eagle Pride Points. The dress up days are listed below:

12/13-Cozy Pajama Day

12/15-Holiday Sweater Day

Congratulations Leadership Class!

Last week we held a very successful Canned Food Drive. Thank you to all who participated in making a positive contribution to our local community! As a reward for bringing in the most donations, the seniors will be bowling on Friday!


Members of our Leadership Class presented at the Annual Drug Summit in Jackson. Congratulations on their accomplishments in our community. Photos from the event are below.

Free Holiday Lunch-December 19

We are thankful for our Food Service Department who will be hosting a free holiday lunch for all of our students DISTRICT WIDE!

Congratulations to our JROTC Students!

The JROTC had a competition over the weekend and did very well. Sam Tumas and Lily Fielding won their event. Lavander Boss and Paige Sanborn placed 6th out of 14 teams. We are so proud of their hard work!

Junior High Student Council Fundraiser!

Please support our CCJH Student Council. They will be selling tree ornaments this week. Students may purchase a link for .25 and an ornament for .50 during lunch throughout this week. Students may decorate them upon purchase to share on our tree in the lunch room. The themes are kindness and sharing peace school-wide.

CCJH Academic Lab

Beginning tomorrow, December 12, CCJH is offering an academic lab for any student needing help in their classes. It will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 2:45-3:45 PM. Busing is available for those who need it (in district only). Please call Mrs. Hall to arrange transportation.

Make-Up Hours

Students who still need to complete make-up hours need to arrange to have them completed for the first semester before December 22. Students have the option of arriving at 7 AM-7:45 AM or staying after school until 3:30 PM. Students may work with an individual teacher for make-up hours but must have them documented. All completed make-up hours need to be turned in to Mrs. Wallace.

Golden Eagle Cash Bash

Please get your tickets for the 4th Annual Cash Bash! The event is being held February 24th at Gene Davis & Sons Banquet and Catering Center.
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Sports Wrap Up

Sports Wrap Up

Congratulations to Kohl Partridge for earning the Detroit Free Press Honorable Mention Division 6 in football.


JV Cheer won the Homer Invitational over the weekend. Varsity placed 4th out of 13 teams and the junior high took 4th place as well.


Elijah Newton placed 4th and Malerie Gazarek also placed 4th at the Bowling Tournament held at Brooklyn lanes last weekend. Malerie also won a plaque for scoring the high game at the tournament. This was a career high score for her!


Lexi Collins broke the school record in basketball for 3 point shots by making 8 in one game with a total of 30 points for the game. The Golden Eagles have a current record of 2-1.


The boys varsity basketball program started play last week by defeating Vandercook.


The wrestling program held a successful tournament at Columbia Central over the weekend!

Thank you Mr. Kubiak for making a positive difference at Columbia Central!

Mr. Kubiak makes a positive difference at Columbia Central Jr./Sr. High School every day as the Assistant Principal and Athletic Director. He builds relationships with students in so many ways. Mr. Kubiak has also been the varsity football coach for the past five years. He enjoys attending his children's sporting events and being a spectator at college sporting events. Besides Columbia Central, his favorite sports team is the University of Michigan. He coined the phrase "It's a great day to be a Golden Eagle!" Thank you to Mr. Kubiak for all he does for our students, staff, and community!