Updated: April 12, 2021
PBIS March 2021 Winners
Congratulation to Columbus North PBIS winners for the month of March 2021: Josie Elwood, Osian Guest, Emma Long, Cadance McGraw & Ella Partin (Not pictured)
PBIS March 2021 Winner
Adult winner is Mr. Spock!
all Hoosiers 16 years and older are eligible for a COVID vaccine....
Effective March 31, 2021, all Hoosiers 16 years and older are eligible for a COVID vaccine. You must register using ourshot.in.gov for an appointment.
April 10, 2021 from 10AM - 7PM, there will be a mass vaccination clinic at the Bartholomew County Fairgrounds for anyone 18 years and older. The Moderna vaccine will be used at this site. Appointments are going fast, please schedule as soon as possible.
BCSC does not require the vaccine for students or staff at this time. However, please review the information for the vaccine and make the safest decision for you and your family.
Recipient Fact Sheet for COVID-19 Vaccines (multiple languages available):
FOR HIGH SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS (please add after 2nd paragraph)
The Pfizer vaccine is currently the only COVID vaccine approved for 16 and 17 year olds.
CNHS JANUARY 2021 PBIS WINNERS!
Unified Track and Field Callout meeting.....
Columbus Virtual Pathway 2021 Enrollment Info
Looking forward to the 2021-22 school year, we expect that BCSC families will have continued interest in a 7-12 online education option. As a result, BCSC has released this online application which will establish the extent of this interest. In the coming months, families completing the application will receive follow-up information from the 7-12 Columbus Virtual Pathway, including an enrollment packet and details around the online instructional platform, Edgenuity. The application is intended to be an expression of serious interest.
(Note: BRIDGE will not be available for 7-12 students for the 2021-22 school year. 7-12 CVP replaces the BRIDGE option. As in the past, CVP students may take classes in-person in addition to their CVP courses, as well as participate in extracurricular activities.)
This application will close on Friday, February 19 at 4:00pm.
Please direct questions to Angie Wieneke, email@example.com, 812-603-9283.
Link to Application: https://forms.gle/rHZmV8AqyZwVTZdc8
Columbus Virtual Pathway Coordinator
Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation
Columbus, Indiana 47201
From the CNHS Counseling Center.....Students:
Hybrid Schedule continues.....
BCSC Statement re: Snow Make-Up Days (Jan 12, 2021)
At last night's reorganization meeting of our BCSC School Board, members approved a change to how we make up Snow Days (or any other necessary cancellation of a school day) for this school year. Similar as to how we will approach Snow Days in future calendars, we will utilize eLearning on the days of the cancellation and NOT make up the days at later dates. School Board members approved the use of eLearning for up to five such days with additional days to be made up at the end of the school year. (Our current school year calendar had us making up five days, as necessary, during the first scheduled week of Spring Break with additional days made up at the end of the year.) Given this change, Spring Break will now begin on Wednesday, March 10.
With this change, schools will continue to work closely with families regarding taking home electronic devices in the event of upcoming inclement weather.
For any additional information or questions, please contact your student’s building directly.
Declaración de BCSC re: Días de recuperación por nieve
En la reunión de reorganización de anoche de nuestra Junta Escolar de BCSC, los miembros aprobaron un cambio en la forma en que recuperamos los Días de Nieve (o cualquier otra cancelación necesaria de un día escolar) para este año escolar. De manera similar a cómo nos acercaremos a los Días de nieve en calendarios futuros, utilizaremos el aprendizaje electrónico en los días de la cancelación y NO recuperaremos los días en fechas posteriores. Los miembros de la Junta Escolar aprobaron el uso de eLearning por hasta cinco de esos días con días adicionales que se recuperarán al final del año escolar. (Nuestro calendario del año escolar actual nos hizo recuperar cinco días, según sea necesario, durante la primera semana programada de las vacaciones de primavera con días adicionales recuperados al final del año). Dado este cambio, las vacaciones de primavera ahora comenzarán el miércoles de marzo. 10.
Con este cambio, las escuelas continuarán trabajando en estrecha colaboración con las familias con respecto a llevarse los dispositivos electrónicos a casa en caso de que se produzcan las inclemencias del tiempo.
Para cualquier información o pregunta adicional, comuníquese directamente con el edificio de su estudiante.
Bridge students and Parents
Columbus East Food Pantry
Updated BCSC Statement re: Second Semester
Updated BCSC Statement re: Second Semester/ Declaración BCSC actualizada con respecto al segundo semestre
On Tuesday, December 22, we shared BCSC's intent to return to five days of in-person learning for elementary students and a hybrid model for secondary students to begin second semester. This update confirms that intent. The need for a hybrid model for secondary students will be continually evaluated, but will remain in place for at least two weeks (through Friday, January 15). Additionally, the virtual options in place for first semester remain in place for second semester.
Each school will provide further specific information regarding the start of second semester.
Declaración BCSC actualizada con respecto al segundo semestre
El martes 22 de diciembre, compartimos la intención de BCSC de regresar a cinco días de aprendizaje en persona para estudiantes de primaria y un modelo híbrido para estudiantes de secundaria para comenzar el segundo semestre. Esta actualización confirma esa intención. La necesidad de un modelo híbrido para estudiantes de secundaria se evaluará continuamente, pero permanecerá vigente durante al menos dos semanas (hasta el viernes 15 de enero). Además, las opciones virtuales vigentes para el primer semestre permanecen vigentes para el segundo semestre.
Cada escuela proporcionará más información específica sobre el inicio del segundo semestre.
Winter Dance 2021
C4 Students! Information for 2nd semester!
PE Locker Information
From the HPER Department:
All PE TEAM & PE INDIVIDUAL students need to come to GYM 1 (when you would normally have class) to collect their PE CLOTHES, clean out their PE Locker, and to turn in their lock. Again, come to GYM 1 on the day that you would NORMALLY have class with Mr. Blankinship or Mrs. Wilson.
You will need to enter Door 1 (High School main entrance), report to the office, and then head to Gym 1. Remember to wear a mask!
Please see the schedule of dates and times below:
Wednesday December 16, 2020 (B-Day)
Thursday December 17, 2020 (A-Day)
Period 1: 7:45 - 9:13 am
Period 2: 9:18 - 11:23 am
Period 3: 11:29 - 12:57 pm
Period 4: 1:47 - 3:15 pm
Friday December 18, 2020
*ANY STUDENT who can't come in on Wednesday or Thursday… Please contact Mr. Blankinship and/or Mrs. Wilson by email or itslearning to arrange a time to clean out your locker and turn in your PE lock.
Thanks and see you soon!
PE Team/Hoosier Hysteria
HPER Department Coordinator
HBCA Clinic Coordinator
Senior Cap and Gown Information
To: Members of the Class of 2021
From: John Green, Assistant Principal
Date: November 11, 2021
Congratulations! You have completed the first nine weeks of your Senior year! Normally, you would have attended a class meeting where you would have been introduced to your class officers and hear from Mr. TJ Perry about your graduation cap & gown. I have posted several links about the virtual cap and gown presentation on itslearning and directly to your BCSC email account. Below are two items for your review:
Item 1: Cap & Gown and other senior materials:
Seniors, you need to place your cap and gown order by the end of November 2020! Many of you received the graduation brochure during the Friday November 6th advisory. If you did not receive the brochure, please either stop by the main office for a limited number of copies or go to the CNHS main itslearning page for special links to the information or you may use the QR scan codes provided below. Remember, it is important for all of you to at least place an order for your cap and gown!
Item 2: Your Senior Class Officers!
Senior Class Officers
Senior Class Officers pic 2
C4 classes that ARE NOT meeting in person during the eLearning period
All C4 classes will meet regular Block schedule during BCSC E-learning except the following:
Advanced Child Development
All business classes
Sports and Nutrition
Preparing for College and Careers (PCC)
Principles of Biomedical Systems (PBS)
BCSC busing will not be running Monday or Tuesday. Modified busing options will be in place starting Wednesday. Visit the BCSC and C4 websites for more detailed information.
CNHS Ladies XC Wins Semi State!
CNHS Men's XC wins Semi State!
Columbus North High School PBIS is sponsoring a Week of Belonging -- October 19-23.
Belonging Week 2020
Principal Mr. Clark made morning announcement to celebrate Belonging week and take on the responsibility of inclusion.
Week of Belonging --October 19-23.
For the next few weeks we will focus on issues of belonging, inclusiveness, and anti-bullying. Next Monday, we will have Bull Dogs Belong pencils for teachers to distribute in Advisory.
Belonging Week 2020
CNHS 2020-21 Student Assembly Work-ons
Congratulations to the following students for earning a position with the 2020-21 CNHS Student Assembly! Thank you for your hard work and contributions.
CNHS Student Picture Information
INFORMATION AND FAQ:
- Who: All CNHS Students
- What: Picture Days
- When: Tuesday, October 13 and Wednesday, October 14 during English classes
- Where: Large Group Instruction (LGI) room
- [down the 1200 hallway across from the auditorium and bus lot doors]
- Please use this link (bit.ly/cnhs2020photo) or scan the QR code provided by your teacher to complete the information requested by InterState Studios.
- Please make sure that you fill out the form with the most accurate information you can
THINGS TO REMEMBER:
- During English class, students will head down with their teacher to the LGI to have their yearbook photo taken
- When entering or leaving the LGI, students should continue to maintain social distance from one another and be sure that they are wearing their mask over their nose and mouth. Students will be sat across from a photographer and be asked to hold their mask in their lap while their photo is taken. Students may ONLY remove masks when they are seated with a photographer. Once the photo is taken, students will then be instructed to put their mask back on before leaving their seat and returning to class
- Students should wear clothing that follows the school dress code. For information on the dress code, consult the student handbook on the North homepage. Hats, sunglasses and other items should be removed before photos are taken.
- Students should be aware of and brush away any hair that may cover their eyes in their photo. Photos are used for identification on Powerschool and for student IDs so it is important that your eyes can be seen in the photograph. Mirrors will be set up in the LGI for students to check their appearance before having their picture taken.
What if my parents don’t want my school photo? Do I still have to have my picture taken?
- All students will have their photo taken for the yearbook, PowerSchool and student IDs.
What if I do not have an English class on my schedule?
- Students that do not have an English class on their schedule, but who would still like to have their picture taken for the yearbook may come down during a resource, Advisory or another period that works with their schedule.
What if I am a Bridge student and do not attend my English class?
- Students that are online or do not come to North for their English class may enter during Advisory (9:19-9:49) to have their photo taken or at a time that they feel comfortable entering the building.
What if my English class is during the time when I am taking the PSAT?
- Students that are taking the PSAT on the morning of Oct. 14 may have their picture taken during their lunch period.
What if I am sick or am unable to attend picture day because I am isolating myself?
- Students that are feeling sick or have been exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19 should remain at home. Retake picture days will be scheduled and communicated to students at a later time.
Fall Break Free Meals Information
The following sites will be feeding FREE MEALS to children 18 years of age and under during BCSC fall break. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. Adult meals may be purchases $3.60 for lunch; $1.95 for breakfast.
BREAKFAST 8-8:30AM DAILY
LUNCH NOON-1PM DAILY
CSA FODREA ELEMENTARY
Breakfast and lunch will be distributed together curbside
Drive to left side of building, pull up to door #4
Breakfast and lunch will be distributed together curbside
11:30am-1:00 pm daily
Drive into car rider line by door #20
CNHS 2020 Homecoming Court
Homecoming 2020 - Traffic restrictions on campus - Friday Sept 25, 2020
CNHS Parents and Staff
As part of Homecoming 2020 we are having an on campus parade during the afternoon of Friday September 25, 2020. This will require the parking lots and drives near the building to be closed for vehicle traffic.
We will begin closing lots at 1:41 PM
We believe the campus will be open for vehicles about 2:45 PM to 2:50 PM
C4 scheduled pick up will occur in the south drive at normal times
BCSC Special Education Bus transfers will happen in the West bus lot.
Thank you for your understanding!
Important Notice for CNHS Bridge Students and Parents
United Way - matching campaign
Did you know if your employer participates in a United Way campaign with elective directed giving, you can write in Columbus North Bulldog Booster Club as your designated charitable organization! The Bulldog Booster Club supports Columbus North Athletes by getting our athletes in the game and keeping them equipped for the season. Help Save OUR Season and support Columbus North Athletics today! Information you’ll need:
- Name: Columbus North Bulldog Booster Club
- Attention: Athletic Office
- Address: 1400 25th Street
- City: Columbus
- State: Indiana
- Zip Code: 47201
- Tax Exempt EIN Number: 31-1202452
CNHS 2020 Class Officer Election Results
2020 CNHS Homecoming Court
Updated BCSC Calendar - as of Sept 4, 2020
CNHS A-B Day Calendar
CNHS Class Officer Nominating Convention 2020
COVID-19: When a student, faculty or staff member can return to school (updated 8/27/20)
COVID-19: When a student, faculty or staff member can return to school (updated 8/27/20)
Mask Up Indiana
Notice to Parents......transition a student between Bridge and In-Person Programs
Parents: To transition a student between Bridge and In-Person Programs at North, a parent must contact the student’s counselor. The transition may take a few days to complete. Counselors are listed below.
Counselor: Students last name:
Sandy Freshour A thru Fo
MJ Shireman Fr thru Ll
Seth Ragsdale Lo thru Rog
Emily Tucker Roh thru Z
Pat Pemberton Special needs
Learn more about the CNHS Counseling Center!
Bridge Student - BCSC Breakfast and Lunch Service
BRIDGE STUDENTS/CVP STUDENTS
Starting August 17, 2020
School breakfast & lunch may be ordered for your student (s) by calling the school cafeteria. Please place your order by 9:00 a.m. daily. If your student is a paid or reduced meal eligible student the prices charged to your student’s account are listed below:
Secondary breakfast $1.45; Secondary lunch $2.90; reduced lunch $0.40; reduced breakfast $0.30
Meals may be picked up curbside between 11:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. daily at the school cafeteria door. Meals are only available to students enrolled in BCSC schools.
For more information on meal prices, creating a myschoolbucks.com account, or daily menu choices, please visit the BCSC Food Service webpage at www.bcscschools.org or contact your school cafeteria.
PLEASE CALL 812-376-4263 TO ORDER
PICK UP DOOR # 43
Summer is passing much too quickly, yet we are looking forward to your return. Given the way our school year ended last spring, it feels to me as if getting together again in our school community will be a GREAT thing. Knowing that much about opening up school will depend upon governmental regulations we have tentative plans to start on time. We do, however, reserve the right to adjust as we feel best for our students, staff, and community. For the most current information, please check our website.
That said, we recognize that our school is the sum of its parts…staff, students, family, and community. We feel our “parts” are the best of the best and are thrilled that you have chosen to allow us to be a piece of your educational successes. In choosing to attend CNHS, we know that your priorities are centered around challenging yourself academically, athletically, and in extracurricular activities.
As a student at Columbus North you are in great company! You will be surrounded by students just like you, students who want to make a positive difference in the world. Prepare now to take advantage of this opportunity by getting involved in one of the many activities/clubs at CNHS.
Note: this fall we will be transitioning to a Block 8 schedule. That has not changed.
Right now the first day of school is Monday , August 10th. We will begin at 7:45 a.m. sharp, by meeting in your first period class to get updated schedules, fill out emergency cards, and take care of other “beginning of the year” business.
Our teachers have spent time this summer being updated in the latest instructional methodologies and look forward to helping you prepare for your future. I am confident that working together we will find a way to make your educational experience as a Bull Dog a rewarding one.
The “Bull Dog Way,” assists each to be Respectful, to be Responsible, and to build appropriate educational Relationships. It’s an exciting time to be a Bull Dog! On behalf of the Columbus North administration and faculty, I welcome you to a new school year.
David D. Clark, Principal Columbus North High School
PROCESSES FOR THE FIRST WEEK OF SCHOOL:
LAPTOPS: Returning students should bring their laptop. New students & freshmen laptops will be issued after school starts. Freshmen should bring their current Chromebook to class.
BOOKS: Books will be distributed through individual classes. Book and fee bills are mailed home in September. Once a book is issued, book return is the responsibility of the student.
EMERGENCY INFORMATION: Each student will need to complete emergency information cards, including parent/guardian work telephone numbers and e-mail addresses, family physician and special health concerns or treatments, name and number of emergency contact other than parent/guardian.
LUNCH/TEXTBOOK ASSISTANCE: Applications for free/reduced meals must be completed to qualify for assistance with books. Many fees, however, are not covered. Applications are available in school offices and will be distributed to students on the first day of school.
STUDENT DRESS: Please remember modesty when shopping for school clothes. Clothing that some may consider fashionable may be inappropriate in a public school setting. Students can find more specific information in the CNHS student handbook online. Our dress code focuses on preparing our students to be successful in their future professional endeavors. This also supports common decency and maintains appropriate safety and health codes. If you have any questions, call the Deans Office (812-376-4251)
LUNCH: Lunch assignments are made by teacher name for period 3 on your schedule. To find your lunch assignment, please locate the schedules posted throughout the building on the first day of school. All freshmen are assigned to the school cafeteria for lunch and must eat lunch on campus. The upperclassmen may have an open lunch as long as behavior in the community is appropriate.
SCHOOL SUPPLIES: Most classes require students to have paper and pencils or pens. Other school supplies, however, may be required in individual classes and vary based on classes selected by students. If you need assistance with school supplies, please contact your guidance counselor, dean, or principal.
Advisory: Advisory has two components that will run on alternating days, one day committed to social emotional learning (SEL Days), and the second Student Enrichment Time (SET Days). Advisory periods are thirty minutes long and occur each day.
SET advisory days will be spent attending to needs and experiences for students that enhance the school and learning experience. Examples might include class meetings, tutorial opportunities, mandated surveys, club connections or counseling functions that do not fit naturally into academic classroom time.
SEL advisory days are an intentional time for students to develop positive relationships, practice social and emotional skills, and acquire developmental assets. Social emotional learning has a positive impact on student achievement, as well as employability and mental well-being.
As noted in the IDOE research, students who participated in SEL programs also demonstrated the following attributes: increased academic achievement; increased development of social and emotional skills; improved attitude toward self and others; improved positive social behaviors and decreased conduct problems and emotional distress.
BCSC follows the IDOE Social Emotional Learning Competencies and uses the Search Institute research and practices around Developmental Assets and Developmental Relationships to guide programming.
Block 8 Info
All BCSC High School locations will have a new block Schedule starting the 2020-21 School year. A block schedule is a departure from the 45-minute 8-periods-per-day high school schedule to classes that meet for longer periods of time fewer days a week. Students on a block schedule at BCSC will still enroll in the same number of courses each semester, but those courses will meet every other day. Students will attend four 85-minute classes each day on a two-day rotation with a student resource time and student advisory period built into these alternating days.