Week at a Glance

Columbia Elementary School - May 18, 2023

Columbia Elementary School

Developing confident, competent and compassionate people.

Bruce Denton, Principal

24 Hours Attendance Line: (425) 366-2605

Columbia Elementary Website

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How to Help Your Child Prepare for Standardized Tests (SBA)

Make sure your child gets plenty of rest the night before the test. On the morning of the test, your child needs to get up in plenty of time so he/she won't feel rushed. Feed your child a good breakfast. Research shows that children do better on tests if they have had a good breakfast. and do as much as you can to make your child feel comfortable.

Please see schedule bellow.

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TONIGHT General PTA Zoom Meeting (Click Here)

We hope you can join us at 7:00 PM Meeting ID: 930 6562 1175

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Upcoming Events/ Volunteer Opportunities!

  • May PTA General Meeting ~May 18, 2023 at 7:00pm on Zoom
  • Columbia Cougars get ready for Beach Day! ~Friday, June 2nd from 4pm-7pm at Mukilteo Lighthouse Park.

Please RSVP here so we're prepared with enough food.

Please sign up to contribute snacks/volunteer here.

We're looking for a couple people to help plan this event! If you are interested, please email Jaime at president@mycolumbiapta.org. We have the resources, we just need volunteers to bring this event together! This is a great opportunity to work together with friends, neighbor, and family members to organize fun, community building events. It's also a great way to meet people!

Moving To A New School

If you will not be returning to Columbia for the 2023-24 school year, please notify the office as soon as possible. This allows us to make room for new students moving into our school and records can be sent to the new school.

Attendance Line

If your student will absent or tardy, please leave a message on our 24 Hours attendance line at (425) 366-2605. If the absence is reported after 10:00 am, you may receive an automated call.

Please include:

  • Student First and Last Name
  • Date of absence
  • Reason for absence.

We will only return your call or voicemail if we have questions.

Attendance Matters

Did you know that just TWO absent days a month can make it harder for students to stay on track? Attendance matters for all of us at Columbia Elementary, and we need your help! If you need support, please call (425) 366-2600. Avoid calling between 8:45-9:15 AM.

  • Early Pick-Up

If your child will be leaving early for the day, families/guardians will need to send a note, email the teacher or call the office on the main line at 425-366-2600. (Avoid calling between 8:45-9:15 AM) Please do not leave a message on the attendance line. Please avoid picking up during their scheduled lunch, recess or time with specialists as it may take extra time to retrieve your student. Only an authorized person may take a child from school. Any student being dismissed prior to the regular dismissal time must be met in the office, where the student must be signed out by the parent/guardian or authorized person.

  • Pre-Arranged Absence

Any absence not specifically covered, such as family vacations or other extended absence, must have a Principal approved pre-arranged absence form in order to be excused. This form must be completed and submitted to the school office one week prior to the scheduled absence.

Free Meals for all Students!

This year all children are eligible to receive free breakfast and lunch. If your child has dietary restrictions, or you don’t want your child to eat the school-provided meals, please tell your child’s teacher. If you send lunch from home, please make sure your child can independently open all items and that you send healthy foods your child will eat.

Breakfast is served from 8:35-8:50 AM daily.

Lunch is served by grade level at their designated lunch time.

Elementary March Menu

Parent Engagement Liaison

Hi Columbia Families,

My name is Sydney Ross, and I am the Family Engagement Liaison at Columbia. My role is to help support families so your students can better succeed in school.

Some of the ways I can help include:

  • Getting families connected with resources for basic needs such as food & clothing.
  • Helping families navigate school district processes and systems.
  • Connecting families with community resources.
  • Connecting families with school programs such as the PTA and Natural Leaders.
  • Answering any other questions that may arise for your family.

My hours are:

Monday 9:30-3:45

Wednesday 11-3:45
Thursday 8:45-3:45

Friday 8-11:00

Pease don't hesitate to reach out. I look forward to partnering with you and your family.

Sydney Ross



Columbia Elementary Website

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KHS Volleyball Camp

Coming up! Kamiak High School will be hosting its very first youth volleyball camp for 3rd through 8th graders! It will be held from Monday June 12th through Wednesday, June 14th, 5pm-7:30pm, in the Kamiak Main Gym. We want to encourage our elementary and middle school students to get involved in sports and be a part of an awesome learning and athletic experience with our high school volleyball players and coaches as mentors. The cost will be $150 per camper and financial support may be available for families who qualify for Free/Reduced Lunch.

To sign-up, please complete the form here.

For questions, please contact our head volleyball coach, Nicole Hayes, at nhayes1993@gmail.com or 425-446-0674


Mukilteo School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator and Title IX Coordinator Simone Neal (425-356-1735), nealsr@mukilteo.wednet.edu, Section 504 Coordinator Lisa Pitsch (425-356-1277), pitschla@mukilteo.wednet.edu, and the ADA/Access Coordinator Karen Mooseker (425-356-1330), moosekerkw@mukilteo.wednet.edu. Address: 9401 Sharon Drive in Everett, WA. Inquiries regarding ADA/Access issues at Sno-Isle TECH Skills Center should be directed to Wes Allen, Director (425-348-2220) allenwr@mukilteo.wednet.edu. Address: 9001 Airport Road in Everett, WA 98204.