Wildcat Wire

July 31 - August 6

CHS Office is OPEN!

Beginning August 1, the Columbia High School Office will be open Monday- Friday, 7:30a-3p, with a lunch break from 12-12:30.


School Starts: THURSDAY, AUGUST 18TH

Returning Student Registration & New Student Registration

If your child is a returning student in the Nampa School District and haven't completed the Returning Student Registration, please complete it this week. Here is the link, no key code required.


Online Student Registration - Enrollment - Nampa School District (nsd131.org)


Don't have a Parent PowerSchool Account? Here is how to get one, PowerSchool - Miscellaneous - Nampa School District (nsd131.org)


If you have a student NEW to the Nampa School District and have completed the New Student Registration, our Registrar will be calling this week to set up appointments to complete this process and get your student ready to school. If you have not completed the New Student Registration, it can be found here:


Online Student Registration - Enrollment - Nampa School District (nsd131.org)

Registration Dates & Times at Columbia High School

  • Wednesday, August 10, 1-7pm
  • Thursday, August 11, 8a-2p

Student Class Schedules

Our school counselors will be reviewing the student schedules over the next few weeks. Once this review is complete, a final class schedule will be visible in PowerSchool. As a reminder, schedules are based upon requests/alternate requests students selected last Spring in Class Choice.

CHANGES:
Changes to class schedules are not being taken at this time. Schedule changes are limited. Changes will be considered for the following reasons only:
• Schedule change is needed to meet graduation requirements.
• The schedule has an error (class period with no course, duplicate course listed, does not meet prerequisite, etc.).
• Student requests to move in/out of AP/CP/Honors course.

CLASS CHOICE:
Class Choice, the platform used to request courses, contains credit information after semester 1 of the 2021-2022 school year. It has not been updated to include semester 2 credits. Please keep this in mind if you are reviewing that platform. This will be updated in August.

2022-23 Free & Reduced Meal Applications are LIVE

We encourage families who believe they may qualify to complete the Free & Reduced Meal Application. It can be completed online here:


Nampa School District #131 - School Nutrition And Fitness (mylunchboxnampa.com)


2022-23 High School Meal Prices

Breakfast:

  • $2.15
  • $0.30 - Reduced

Lunch:

  • $3.35
  • $0.40 - Reduced

Milk - $0.50


Here is an article from Idaho Education News that explains how important these applications are and how the information is used by school districts. https://www.idahoednews.org/news/districts-push-to-collect-income-data-to-support-at-risk-students/

New Wildcat Orientation

Calling all of our new Wildcats . . . . .join us for a fun night of getting to learn more CHS. There will be a presentation in the Auditorium, Scavenger Hunt of CHS, Freshmen can pick-up their Wildcat T-shirt and will conclude the night with a Q&A Session. We encourage all new students and parents to attend on Wednesday, August 10 at 6p in the Auditorium.

Wildcat Athletics - What you NEED to KNOW

August 8 at 6p - Mandatory Parent Meeting for all Fall Sports Parents/Guardians
  • CHS Auditorium


Fall Sport Start Dates:

August 8 - 1st day of practice: X-Country, Soccer, Football, Cheer, Dance, Swimming & Volleyball

August 11 - 1st day of practice: golf


Fall Sport Coach Contacts:

X-Country – Coach Brown – rybrown@nsd131.org

Girls Soccer – Coach Mouw – roxannesmouw@gmail.com

Boys Soccer – Coach Weitzman – noah@honeybadgersoccer.com

Volleyball – Coach Curtis - spikeit_66@yahoo.com

Football – Coach Dotson – cdotson@nsd131.org

Cheer – Coach Grant – sgrant@nsd131.org

Dance – Coach Markham – jmarkham@nsd131.org

Swimming - Coach Apgar - jwapgar42@gmail.com

Golf – Coach Dion – mdion@nsd131.org


Any other general athletic questions, please contact Todd Cady at tcady@nsd131.org

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