Eagle's Nest

October 11, 2019

Date's to Remember

  • October 14 - School Board Meeting, 7 pm
  • October 15 - College and Career Fair, 9:30-11 am (11th & 12th grade)
  • October 18 - End of First Marking Period
  • October 21 - No School, Staff Professional Development
  • October 23 - Sr High National Honor Society Induction Ceremony, 7 pm
  • October 25 - CC Jr. -Sr. High Picture retakes
  • October 27 - Trunk Or Treat at Columbia Central Jr-Sr High School, 3-5 pm
  • October 30 - CCHS Blood Drive
  • November 1 - Half Day
  • November 11 - District-Wide Veteran's Day Assembly, CCHS, 9:30 am
  • November 17 - End of Elementary Trimester
  • November 22-24 - CCHS Fall Musical, "Emma A Pop Musical!"
  • November 27-29 - Thanksgiving Break

Updated School Calendar! November 1st has been changed to a half day!

October is College Application Month for Seniors!

Information for College Application Month..

Students will work on college applications this month in their Senior Transitions class, with Mrs. Diefenthaler, and with Mary Stanley, College and Career Navigator.

In addition, the FAFSA Application has now opened. Students will work on their FAFSA applications throughout the month.


Saturday, October 19, 10 AM-8 PM

Jackson Crossing Mall

Join the center for food, prizes, and free assistance to complete the FAFSA.


If you know a Preschool student who would like to attend our 3 year old/4 year old afternoon class M, T, W, Th 12-3 p.m. -$165/month, please email Terri.McLaury@myeagles.org with any questions. We would love to have you join our Little Eagles at Columbia!

Latchkey is a before and after school childcare program located in Columbia Elementary School. Children in Kindergarten to 5th grade can attend this program from 6:30 a.m. - 7:50 a.m. ($8) and from 2:55-5:00 p.m. ($8) or 2:55-6:00 p.m. ($10). There is an annual, non-refundable $30 registration fee per family to guarantee a spot. A child must be pre-registered before using the Latchkey program.

Please contact Terri McLaury @517-592-9753 or email Terri.McLaury@myeagles.org for more information.

Bus Drivers Wanted!

Join the Columbia School District staff! Become a transportation employee!! We love our bus drivers!!

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Columbia Sports

  • October 11 - Football, away vs. Dundee
  • October 12 - Volleyball, Western Invitational
  • October 15 - Volleyball, home vs. Hudson
  • October 18 - Football, away vs. Hillsdale
  • October 19 - Cross Country, LCAA @ Hidden Lake Gardens
  • October 22 - Volleyball, away vs. Hillsdale
  • October 25 - Football, home vs. Hudson
  • October 25 - Cross Country, Regionals @ Ella Sharp
  • October 29 - Volleyball, LCAA Meet

Fun learning Apps!

Lost & Found Overload!

The Lost & Found areas are full at CES & CUES. If your child is missing anything please have them take a look in the Lost & Found areas in their building.

Homecoming Fun!

Please join us for our community Veterans Day Assembly-November 11, 9 AM

The Columbia School District is hosting a Veterans Day Assembly on Monday, November 11. The event will be held at Columbia Central Jr./Sr. High School. There will be a welcome reception with a light breakfast at 9 AM for all veterans in the cafeteria. The assembly will be held in the gymnasium at 9:30 AM.

In addition, the Key Club is providing community members with the opportunity to purchase a flag that will be displayed in front of the school in honor of any member of the armed forces. The form attached provides important details. Please contact any building office with questions.


There are a variety of opportunities in which you can help make a difference at Columbia School District! If you are interested in volunteering, attending classroom events, being a chaperone on field trips, or coaching in youth sports a Volunteer Release form must be completed prior to your participation. Volunteer Release forms can be obtained at any district office. You will also need a copy of your driver's license.
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Join Columbia Central High School on Remind for school updates!

Cash Bash Tickets are Available!

The 6th annual Golden Cash Bash will be held on Saturday, February 22, 2020, from 5:00 pm to 10:30 pm at the Gene Davis & Sons Banquet & Convention Center. The cost is $80 per ticket, and each ticket will admit two people. Tickets are available for purchase in all district offices.

Learning Today, Leading Tomorrow!