Golden Eagle Times

December 2, 2022

Important Dates

December 9 - Leadership Forum (7th-12th grade)

December 12-16 - Canned Food Drive (7th-12th grade)

December 16 - Kona Ice for Lunch

December 20 - Holiday Concert @ CCHS

December 21, 22 & 23 - First Semester Exams

December 23 - Half Day Dismissal at 11am, End of 1st Semester

December 26-Jan 6 - Christmas Break

January 9 - Start of 2nd Semester, School Resumes

January 16 - Students No School, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Professional Development

January 20 - Kona Ice at Lunch

February 1, 2 or 3 - 10th Grade Career Center Tours

February 8 - Count Day

February 17 & 20 - No School, Presidents Day

February 21 - Homecoming Hallway Decorating

February 22 - Ironman Volleyball

February 24 - Winter Homecoming, Kona Ice at Lunch and Dance

Important Parent Survey-Please complete

Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Columbia Schools Parent/Caregiver Survey

What is SRTS? – Safe Routes to School (SRTS) initiatives aim to unite neighborhoods, ease traffic jams and air pollution, and contribute to student's readiness to learn in school

Purpose of SRTS

•To enable and encourage children, including those with disabilities, to walk and bike to school

•To make bicycling and walking to school a safer and more appealing transportation alternative, thereby encouraging a healthy and active lifestyle from an early age

•To facilitate planning, development, and implementation of projects/ activities that will improve safety and reduce traffic, fuel consumption, and air pollution in the vicinity of the school

Parent Survey- Your response to this parent survey will help the SRTS program to determine community perceptions, preferences, and trends in non-motorized transportation to and from school. The survey will take 5-10 minutes to complete.

Scan the QR Code to participate in the survey!

Columbia Central Sr. High Parent/Caregiver Survey:

Scan the code to complete the Safe Routes to School Survey

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Thank you CC Leadership, community presenters and Mr. Jackson for a wonderful day~!

CC Student Leadership Forum

We would like to personally thank all of the community presenters who were featured today at our Leadership Forum. It was a wonderful learning opportunity for our students!

Let's Go Brayden Lape!!

We have been so excited watching Brayden's journey on The Voice! He has been crushing it ❤. Please be sure to watch and vote on Monday on the app and on NBC.

Congratulations to our Golden Eagle Award Winners!

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Class of 2023 Information

Upcoming due dates in December:

The Senior Class trip to New York will remain $872 until December 21st. After that, the cost will go up. If we do not get enough travelers after the 21st, the cost for those who are already signed up will go up $200. Please let me know if you have any questions. This will be a great experience!

The initial down payment is $50. You can set up a payment plan or pay in full.

Attention Seniors interested in pursuing trade-related careers-

The Jackson Commercial Contractors Association is hosting a free dinner event at Cascade Manor House on Wednesday, February 8th at 5pm. Senior students need to RSVP by January 30th by completing the link below and also need to bring a few copies of their current resumes.

This event is intended to give senior students insight into trade-related careers and network with local businesses for potential job opportunities. Furthermore, students can schedule interviews with companies for employment after graduation to advance their careers.

RSVP by January 30th, 2023 Link:

Seniors-Don't miss this opportunity, complete the FAFSA!

The Michigan Achievement Scholarship is NEW STATE FINANCIAL AID starting with the Class of low- and middle-income students a nice amount of money towards college, but the catch is that the FAFSA MUST BE COMPLETED...let's go get those FAFSA's completed so we can support families in making post-secondary education more affordable with less debt!

Canned Food Drive

Starting Monday December 12th we will be having a canned food drive. There is a competition in our first hour classes, and the winning class in Jr. High and the winning class in the Sr. High will be rewarded with a day of fun. Be sure to check out the Canned Food Drive Point Reference List so you can get the most points for your class.
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Holiday Spirit Week

Please join us December 12th - 16th for our Holiday Spirit Week.

Monday - Wear your favorite ugly holiday sweater

Tuesday - Winter Wonderland! Wear all white

Wednesday - Bundle Up! Wear hats, scars, etc.

Thursday - North Pole needs all hands on deck! Dress up as Santa, elves, reindeer, etc.

Friday - Christmas PJ Day!!!!

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Columbia Central Presents Clue

Last weekend our Sr. High School Theatre Program put on the play Clue. They did such a fabulous job! Thank you so much to our cast, crew, director (Ms. Brinkman), parents, and all who attended. We truly appreciate all your support.

Manufacturing Technologies for Beginners at the Jackson Area Career Center

The Career Center is planning to run a Manufacturing Technologies for Beginners class (see attachment) during the second semester. This class is for 9th and 10th-grade students interested in manufacturing careers and who want to learn foundational knowledge for several types of manufacturing processes. The class is from 3:30-5:30 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays here at the Career Center. The class will begin on January 17th, 2023 with the deadline for enrollment back by Thursday, January 12th. Please contact Mrs. Diefenthaler, School Counselor, to get your student enrolled.

Exam Schedules for Jr. High and Sr. High Students

Exams begin on Wednesday, December 21st. There is a half day on Friday, December 23rd. Junior high students will not take exams but will follow the same schedule for classes.
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Congratulations Zoie!

At the Jonesville game on Friday December 2nd, Zoie hit a milestone of 1,000 points scored! We are so proud of you!
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