Eagle's Nest

January 27, 2023

Snow Day Fun!

We are hiring a Transportation Director!

The Transportation Director is responsible for managing and supervising bus drivers and the transportation budget, coordinating the district’s transportation needs, hiring and training bus drivers, and conforming to all required state laws and regulations. View the Job Description on our district’s Job Opportunities page. This is a full-time position with benefits!

Empowering Learners. Achieving Success.

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Important Date's

February 2nd - PTO Meeting, 6 pm @ CUES

February 6th - 10th - Elementary Book Fair

February 8th - Count Day!

February 10th - Book Bingo @ CES

February 13th - School Board Meeting. 7 pm

February 15th - CES Family Night, 6:00 - 7:30 pm

February 17th-20th - No School, Presidents Day

February 22nd-24th - CES Hearing and Vision Screening

February 24th - Winter Homecoming

February 25th - Cash Bash

March 2nd - PTO Meeting @ CUES, 6 pm

March 17th-19th - CCHS Musical; Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Affordable Connectivity Program

The Affordable Connectivity Program is an FCC benefit program that helps households afford the broadband they need for work, school, healthcare, and more.

The benefit provides a discount of up to $30 per month toward internet service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers if they contribute more than $10 and less than $50 toward the purchase price.

Click here for more information!

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Columbia Central Jr.-Sr. High School Students

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2023 Young Poets Contest

Jackson District Library is now accepting entries for the Young Poets Contest from K-12 students. Poems must be entered by March 1, 2023, to qualify. Visit the Jackson District Library website for more details.
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Spring session youth wrestling for current Kindergarten-5th grade students. The registration deadline is February 13, 2023




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2023 Golden Eagles Baseball/Softball registrations are open! Please use this link to register your child: https://forms.gle/QiJcrkimMsAtqQie9

Contact Brad Slusher at 517-592-3393 or brad.slusher@myeagles.org for more information.

Get Involved at CES!

Columbia Elementary School is seeking volunteer mentors for our one-to-one Buddies program. The program utilizes community volunteers to assist students with difficulty in language arts. Volunteers will be working with First and Second-grade students, helping them to become successful readers and confident students. Sessions will be held every Monday and Tuesday from 8:30-10:30 A.M. Training is available, and a background check is required. Please call Lori Kouba at (517) 592-5131.

Attendance Matters!

Showing up to school dramatically impacts a student’s academic success. Families play a crucial role in ensuring that a student gets to school safely and on time daily. We understand that absences are unavoidable, such as illness or medical appointments. Please call the appropriate attendance line if your child will be missing school.

Attendance lines - Please call in advance if your child is absent from school.

CES-(517) 592-7552

CUES- (517) 592-7981
Jr.-Sr. High School- (517) 769-8673

Options- (517) 529-9400

Safe Routes to School

Safe Routes to School programs aim to make it safer for students to walk and bike to school and encourage more walking and biking where safety is not a barrier. We are working with community organizations to complete a grant project to connect our junior-senior high school campus to our elementary schools through a safe trail system. We are asking for parent input on this important project. Please complete the survey for Safe Routes to School.

Columbia Central Sr. High Parent/Caregiver Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2ZNFXMB

FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

Use the application form to apply for financial aid for college!

Substitute Teachers Wanted!

Columbia School District is looking for substitute teachers! Apply today at: https://account.edustaff.org/apply/step/organization_type/

Get Fit @ Columbia Fitness Center!

Columbia Fitness Center offers a variety of exercise classes, has an indoor walking track, and has a full gym available. The exercise classes are designed to accommodate all fitness levels; don’t feel like you can’t take a class because of the fitness difficulty.

For more information, please contact Brad Slusher @ 517-592-3393 or via email at brad.slusher@myeagles.org

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Have Feedback?

We welcome our readers' comments, suggestions, and photo submissions. Contact Monika Cook at monika.cook@myeagles.org