CJHS Update

January 10 - 14, 2022

A Message From the Principal...

Here are the events happening at CJHS this week:


Monday 1/10

  • Regular Bell Schedule - Character Strong

  • ESL Tutorials After School with Mrs. Brown

  • Girls Basketball Game @ Palacios. 7B @ 5:00 pm followed by 8B, 7A, 8A. Leaving @ 3:10 pm. Drop off food between 2:45-3:05. Tickets must be purchased online @ www.palaciosathletics.com/events-tickets.

  • Girl’s Basketball Practice:

    • 8th Grade: 7:15 am

  • Boy’s Basketball Practice:

    • 8th Grade: Be at the gym by 6:50am.

  • Boy’s Basketball Games here in Columbus vs. Palacios.

    • C team right after school followed by 7B @5:00 then 8B, 7A, 8A

    • Food drop off during the athletic period — 2:25-3:20

    • Tickets sold at the gate


Tuesday 1/11

  • Extended Advisory Bell Schedule: Math AI

  • Girl’s Basketball Practice:

    • 8th Grade: Athletic period only (NO early morning practice)

    • 7th Grade: Athletic period only (NO after school practice)

  • Boys Basketball Practice:

    • 8th Grade: NO early morning practice. Practice during period ONLY

    • 7th Grade: A, B, C teams - practice till 4:30pm. Parent pickup by 4:45pm

    • Boy’s Basketball Pictures during the period


Wednesday 1/12

  • Extended Advisory Bell Schedule: Reading AI
  • Wear your Cards Who Care Shirts!

  • Girl’s Basketball Practice:

    • 8th Grade: 7:15 am

    • 7th Grade: Until 4:30 pm. Parent pickup by 4:45 pm

  • Boys Basketball Practice:

    • 8th Grade: Be at the gym by 6:50am. Practice starts at 7:00am

    • 7th Grade: A & B teams ONLY - practice till 4:30pm. Parent pickup by 4:45pm

    • C Team during the period


Thursday 1/13

  • Regular Bell Schedule

  • Girl’s Basketball Practice:

    • 8th Grade: 7:15 am (Pictures)

    • 7th Grade: (Pictures) Until 4:30 pm. Parent pickup by 4:45 pm

  • Boys Basketball Practice:

    • 8th Grade: Be at the gym by 6:50am. Practice starts at 7:00am

    • 7th Grade: A & B teams ONLY - practice till 4:30pm. Parent pickup by 4:45pm

    • C Team during the period


Friday 1/14

  • Regular Bell Schedule

  • Girl’s Basketball Practice:

    • 8th Grade: Athletic period only (NO early morning practice)

    • 7th Grade: Athletic period only (NO after school practice)

  • Boys Basketball Practice:

    • 8th Grade: NO early morning practice. Practice during period ONLY

    • 7th Grade: NO afterschool practice. Practice during period ONLY

Ascender Parent Portal

CLICK THE ASCENDER PARENT PORTAL IMAGE to access and monitor your student's grades and attendance. If at any time you have questions, please contact your student's teacher. A complete list of the CJHS Faculty & Staff may be found here: https://cjh.columbusisd.org/apps/staff/

Thank you, CISD School Board, for all you do for the students and teachers at CJHS!

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CJHS Student Spotlight..

The Columbus 7th and 8th grade girls basketball teams played their first game back from the Christmas holidays at Edna on Thursday, January 6. Columbus did an amazing job with each team coming home with a victory.

Results are as follows:

7B: Columbus won 6-4

7A: Columbus won 28-18

8B: Columbus won 9-8

8A: Columbus won 34-33 (Overtime)

Next game for the Lady Cards will be at Palacios on Monday, January 10. 7B plays at 5:00 pm followed by 8B, 7A, 8A.


CJHS boys basketball played Edna Thursday, 1/6/22.

Results are as follows:

7B won 18-4

7A lost 27-29

8B lost 14-18

8A won 26-22

CJHS Counselor Spotlight...

Congratulations Mr. Luna and CJHS on being selected to receive a CREST Award for counseling excellence! Mr. Luna's leadership and advocacy for serving our students, campus, district, and community is commendable!


On average, about 25 districts in Texas have a campus that receives this award.

CISD is the smallest district in the state of Texas to have a campus receiving this award!


Judge Prause will issue a Proclamation of Excellence on Thursday, January 13th at the Colorado County Courthouse honoring Mr. Luna and his efforts regarding mental health.

Special Education Notice


This notification is to inform parents/guardians and former students of CISD’s intent to destroy the special education records of students who are no longer receiving services as of the end of 2010- 2011 school year. These records will be destroyed in accordance with state law unless the parent/ guardian or eligible (adult) student notifies the school otherwise. Click HERE to see the entire notice.

CISD Lab Confirmed Active COVID-19 Cases

CES Staff: 2 CES Students: 1

CJHS Staff: 2 CJHS Students: 5

CHS Staff: 1 CHS Students: 5

CAS Staff: 0 CAS Students: 0

Click HERE to see the CISD COVID-19 Tracking Chart.