Eagle Soar

September 9, 2016

O'Neil's News

We are happy to announce the kick off of our district wide 50th Anniversary Poetry Contest. Students in kindergarten - 12th grades are encouraged to submit one poem to share their school pride and love for the Columbia School District.

The contest begins Friday, September 9th. All poems need to be handed in to the school office by Monday, September 26th. Contest details are being sent home with every student. We also have this information posted on our CUES Facebook page. One student's poem will be selected along with one overall winner from the group. The winner will have the opportunity to have their poem read at the district wide pep assembly on September 30th. We look forward to reading our students' entries. Please contact me with any questions.

Save The Date!

September 16 - Constitution Day Assembly, 2 PM, Columbia Magic will perform
September 16 - Spirit Wear orders are due

September 16-October 10 - Frankenmuth Fundraiser

September 17-Youth Cheerleading Clinic, 10 AM-2:30 PM
September 26-30 - Homecoming Spirit Week

September 27 - Subway Day Fundraiser

September 30 - CCHS Homecoming Football game
October 5 - Count Day

October 7 - Popcorn Friday

October 12 - Picture Day

CES and CUES Spirit Wear

Fall Spirit Wear is now available for CES and CUES. The order form is shown below. All orders are due on September 16th.

Fundraiser for CCHS After Prom Committee

Please check out the flyer above for details regarding the West Michigan Brewery Bus Trip held on Saturday, November 19th. The proceeds will help fund the Columbia Central High School After Prom event.

School Spirit Poetry Contest

Columbia School District, 50th Anniversary Celebration

School Spirit Poetry Contest


We are happy to announce the district wide 50th Anniversary Poetry Contest! Students in kindergarten-12th grades are encouraged to participate to share their pride for the Columbia School District.

Contest Details and Rules

  • Students in kindergarten-12th grade may enter one poem for the contest.

  • The topic for the poem is Columbia School Spirit. Students are encouraged to share their school pride through poetry.

  • Poem must be 26 lines or less, including stanza breaks but not including the title.

  • Be sure to proofread the poem for grammatical errors. Please do not use texting lingo in the poem. All poems must contain school appropriate language.

  • Contest begins Friday, September 9th. All entries must be handed into the student's school office no later than Monday, September 26th, by the end of the school day.

The Winner is...

One student’s poem from each grade level will be selected along with one overall district winner from the group. Winners will be announced at the district wide pep assembly on Friday, September 30th at 1:30 PM in the Columbia Central High School Gymnasium. The winners will receive a commemorative certificate and Columbia spirit items. The winning poem will be read at the assembly.


Snacks are available for students to purchase in the cafeteria every morning from 8:45-9:15. Snacks are .35 to 1.00


Volunteers must complete a background check every school year. Forms are located in the office.


If there is a change in your child's transportation after school please notify the office by 2 p.m. to ensure necessary notification.

Spirit Days at CUES Every Friday!!

Students are invited to join us in celebrating our Golden Eagle pride every Friday by wearing school colors to school!

Columbia Central Fight Song

Fight, Central, down the field
Fight for victory
Fight, Eagles, never yield
We're with you oh varsity

Onward with banners bold
In our hearts, you are the best,
Fight for the blue and gold,
Down the field for CHS,

Varsity! Varsity!
Eagles, we're proud of that nickname!

Hear our song!
Loud and strong!
Central is going to win this game.

Come on and ... (repeat)

Listen to our fight song!


Miss Christiansen

Miss Christiansen is our new art teacher for our K-6th grade students. She has a passion for art that is exciting for our students and staff. Miss Christiansen graduated from Eastern Michigan University. Her hobbies include reading and embroidery. She LOVES ice cream; her favorite flavor is Praline Pecan. Please join me in welcoming her to the CES and CUES family.

Youth Cheerleading Clinic

The Little Eagle's Cheer Clinic is on September 17th. The goal is to prepare the
Columbia Central Youth to one day carry on the tradition of Columbia Central Varsity Cheer! At the clinic, students will be learning the basics of cheerleading, a new dance routine, gymnastics and more. They will have an opportunity to cheer at the Junior Varsity football game on September 22nd.

Details regarding the clinic:

  • Saturday, September 17th, 10 AM-2:30 PM,
  • Registration is from 9:30 AM-10 AM, parents should return to the gym at 2:15 PM
  • Clinic will be held at the Columbia Central High School Gymnasium
  • Clinic is for students in K-6th Grade
  • Cost is $30 and includes a T-shirt and snack
  • Please bring a SACK LUNCH

Forms are available in the CUES office. All forms should be returned to the CUES office by September 9th. You may email contact Michelle Weaver with questions. Michelle.Weaver@myeagles.org

September Lunch Menu