Golden Eagle Times

Friday, February 22, 2019

Important Dates

2/23-Saturday School Session for high school students, 8 AM-12 PM

2/25-Prom tickets go on sale

2/26-2/27-CCJH Auditions for the School House Rock Jr. Live Musical, Band Room, 3-5 PM

2/27-JAC3 Parent Information Night, CCHS Library, 5-6 PM

3/9-Saturday School Session for high school students, 8 AM-12 PM

3/11-No School for students, professional development for teachers

3/15-End of third marking period

3/15-Advanced Placement Testing registration due to Mrs. Diefenthaler

3/15-3/17- Spring Musical-West Side Story and Student Art Show

3/19-Kids Against Hunger Campaign, Key Club

3/21-Blood Drive

3/28-Half Day

3/29-4/5-Spring Break

4/9-4/11-Testing week

4/9-4/10-Senior Trip to Kalahari

4/12-4/14-Musical Department Trip to Chicago

4/17- Spring Pictures, CCJH

4/27-Prom, Tobias Center, Adrian College, 8-11 PM

5/2-Job Shadow Day for Juniors

5/3-5/5-Junior High Musical, School House Rock Live Jr.

5/17-Seniors last day of school

5/17- CCJH trip to Detroit


5/31-Graduation, Jackson College Potter Center, 7 PM

6/7-Last day of school, half day

7/31-Sports Physicals with Dr. Diverno, CCHS, 2-4 PM

Congratulations to our Honor Roll students at Columbia Central!

Attention Seniors

If you have not yet ordered your caps and gown, you must call 800-567-8367 to make your payment.

The $30 deposit is due for the Kalahari Trip on March 1. Once the deposit is made, students will be able to choose who they room with. Information for the Kalahari trip is below.

Columbia Central Car Decals are on sale now!!

Decals for every sport are available for purchase by February 28. The cost is $5 and the forms are located in the office. The proceeds will help support the Columbia Central Student Senate.

Saturday School will be offered on the following dates for the remainder of the school year:

February 23

March 9

April 13

May 4

May 18

All sessions will be held from 8 AM-12 PM in the CCHS Library. These sessions provide students an opportunity to make up school work from any type of absence in a quiet work environment. There will be a staff member available to assist students.


After so many wonderful events and activities to show Eagle Pride, the final results are listed below:

4th Place-Seniors

3rd Place-Sophomores

2nd Place-Juniors


Congratulations to the Freshman! They will be attending a Tigers game on May 9th. All Freshman were provided information regarding the trip to take home. The details are below:

  • Date-May 9, 2019
  • Time-Leave from CCHS-10 AM and return at 7 PM
  • Where-Comerica Park, Detroit, MI

Students will need to pay an $11 deposit by March 25 to secure their spot on the trip. THE $11 WILL BE REFUNDED to them on the day of the trip.

T-Shirts are also on sale for the event!


Excellent Opportunity for Females 14 and 15 year old and Interested in Law Enforcement..

Michigan State Police are looking for 20 young women from Jackson County to participate

in this year's Michigan State Police Youth Leadership Academy.

The goal is to partner 14 and 15-year-old females with mentors from local law enforcement agencies to help them learn leadership and mentor skills, while developing their personal character.

More information can be found at,4643,7-123-72297_34040_75044-271969--,00.html.

Purchase a Columbia Central High School Yearbook!

You may purchase a yearbook by using the link below:

Saxaphone Quintet received a 1!! They will move on to states ! Great job ladies! 💗🎼🎶🎵

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Attention 10th and 11th Grade Students

If your Sophomore or Junior is interested in attending the Jackson Area Career Center in the Fall, they need to sign up in the counseling office. Mrs. Diefenthaler is available to answer any questions.

If you have a 9th-11th grade student interested in the Jackson County Early College, please see Mrs. Diefenthaler for more information.

Calling All Artists!

Calling all artists! Students who are interested in having their work on display in the school art show should drop off their work to Ms. Reaume by March 1st!

Homecoming, 2019

Congratulations to the 2019 Winter Homecoming Court

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Congratulations to Gehrig Elliot and Alissa Fish, 2019 Winter Homecoming King and Queen

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Save the Date... Sports Physicals this Summer

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Fundraiser for the Music Department

The Columbia Music Association just kicked off their Cheesecake Fundraiser to raise money for music camps and upcoming events for next year. Please see any music student to order.

Thank you, Libby Wolfe!

On behalf of the entire Columbia Community, we would like to thank Libby Wolfe for volunteering her time to our basketball program and for making a positive impact on countless students over the years! We are so grateful!
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Softball/Baseball Zumba Party Fundraiser!

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Prom Tickets are ON SALE NOW!

Attention Juniors and Seniors! Prom will be taking place on Saturday, April 27th at Adrian College- Tobias Center from 8-11 PM. The theme is Masquerade. Tickets will be on sale starting Monday, February 25th during A and B lunches or before/after school. Tickets will start at $25.00 dollars per ticket. After spring break tickets will increase by $10.00 dollars each week so get your tickets now!!

Purchase Columbia Central Nike Hats in the High School Office for $25!

Please contact Mrs. Prendel or Mrs. Russell in the high school office, or stop by to purchase a hat.

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Athletic Update

Our Boys Bowling Team finished 2nd in the LCAA Conference. Both teams are competing in the Regional finals today! Best of luck to them!

Our wrestling team had many accomplishments this season. Mercaydeez Scott earned a TOP finish in the first Girls MHSAA Wrestling Meet. In addition, Theo Crouse is competing in the MHSAA Individual Wrestling Meet. Great work to our entire team!

Boys Basketball finished with a winning season of 8-6! District play begins next week. Congratulations on your hard work!

Congratulations to the Varsity Girls Basketball Team!! LCAA CHAMPS!!

We are so proud of the CC Cheer Team!

Congratulations to the Columbia Central Varsity Cheer Team on a great season! They finished 5th in District and also earned over 700 points at one of their competitions this year! Congratulations on your hard work!
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Congratulations to our All State Athletes!

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Congratulations to Abigail Price who will play volleyball at University of Northwestern Ohio!

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Junior High News!

February 8th, our 8th-grade students traveled to the Jackson Area Career Center to explore different careers that may be of interest to them. Everyone seemed excited about the opportunity when they returned.

February 9th our students had their second dance of the year. All in attendance had a great time and looked great!

March 1st we will welcome a speaker to talk about the dangers of vaping with our students. A big THANK YOU to Mrs. Guernsey for setting this up!

Meet Mr. Politiwicz

Mr. Politiwicz teaches 8th Grade Science and Zoology at Columbia Central Junior High! In addition, he volunteered as the assistant coach on the varsity volleyball team last Fall! He is a graduate from Adrian College where he played both volleyball and hockey. In his free time, Mr. Politiwicz enjoys running outdoors, exercising ad playing hockey. He attends school events and enjoys supporting his students. Please join me in welcoming Mr. Politiwicz to the Columbia School District.