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Central Columbia School District is on a two (2) hour weather delay, Thursday, December 14th, due to pending inclement weather.



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Central Columbia Agricultural Science Instructor Earns National Award

From Tuesday, December 6 to Friday, December 8, 2017; Doug Brown, Agricultural and Environmental Science Instructor attended the National Association of Agricultural Educators National Convention in Nashville, TN...

Fall Sports PHAC Academic All-Stars

Congratulation to the following High School Student/Athletes who have been named to the Pennsylvania Heartland Athletic Conference All-Academic All Star team for the fall season...

Military Member in Household Form

All Central Columbia S.D. households are requested to use the Military Member in Household Form to let us know if there is any parent or legal guardian current serving in the military. Click this link to access the Military Member in Household Form.  (http://www.ccsd.cc/Content2/21572)

Central Columbia Ag Science Instructs About Tractor Safety

The Central Columbia Agricultural Science Program has been instructing Ag Science II students on the proper operations...

Purchase your 2017-2018 HS Yearbook

Purchase your 2017-2018 Yearbook today at an Introductory price of $45.00...

First annual Trunk or Treat

The Central Columbia Education Association is hosting a Trunk or Treat event in the elementary school parking lot...

2018 PMEA District Chorus

Congratulations to the following members of Central Columbia High School Chorus for auditioning and being accepted to the 2018 PMEA District Chorus...
 

Central Columbia Athletic Hall of Fame Conducts Induction Ceremony

In conjunction with the 2017 Homecoming Weekend the Central Columbia Athletic Hall of Fame Committee held its annual induction ceremony...

Budget Information and Presentation for 2018-19

Budget information for 2018-19 that was presented to the School Board on October, 16th, 2017

New Central Columbia S.D. Family Tech Training ipad

New Family Tech Training sessions to assist families with Sapphire, eBackpack, and some of the other applications that students use on their iPads.

Field Hockey Alumni Honor Coach Bridget Mathias

Recently the field hockey program held an alumni game in honor of Coach Mathias’ upcoming retirement...

Homecoming Weekend, Schedule of Events for October 13-14, 2017
Schoolwide Informational Night will be held on Thursday, October 19th from 4:00-5:00 PM, Elem School Caft.

All parents and guardians are welcome...

2017 Columbia-Montour County Chorus Results

Congratulations to the following members of Central Columbia's High School Chorus...

School Achievement Data

Last week the PA Department of Education released the test (PSSA and Keystone exam) results from all schools for 2017...

Central Columbia FFA Members Capture Tractor Driving Championship

On Thursday, September 21, 2017; two Central Columbia FFA Seniors competed in the 2017 Area FFA Tractor Driving Leadership Development Event at the Bloomsburg Fair...

Bloomsburg Fair Art Display

High School students Shelby Walker, Madison Shaffer and Hannah Brown helped teacher Kevin Noll...

Technology Troubleshooting Checklist troubshoot

Having an issue with your iPad? BEFORE talking to a teacher, have you done the following?

PA schools could see affects of budget balance issues

BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY (WOLF-TV) — As lawmakers continue to battle over how to pay for the budget, the state could be late paying its bills.

Apple is planning to release their iPad, iOS 11 software tomorrow, 9/19/17. Do not install or update this release on your Central Columbia S.D. iPad. Technology Dept

We will let you know when you can update to iOS 11.

Parents/Guardians, please return your student(s) completed Updated Student Medical Form 2017-18

Parents that did not or could not access the online Parent Portal, please return the completed student 'Medical Update Form' for your student(s), as soon as possible.

Central Columbia FFA Constructs Landscape Display

On Thursday, September 7, 2017; several Central Columbia FFA members volunteered their time...

HS Picture Day

Picture Day for students is this Friday, September 8...

Cheer with the Jays Youth Clinic

Cheer with the Jays!....

Golf Team Wins Columbia County Classic

The Central Columbia Golf Team won the Columbia County Classic Golf Classic...

If your iPad is not updated to 10.3.3, important Apps will not function.

If you cannot install the update and get the following messages, "cannot verify an update" or that you're "not connected to the internet", your iPad downloaded an update a long time ago, and it has expired. You need to delete the pre-downloaded update and then prompt your iPad to install the 10.3.3 update.

Central Columbia FFA Visits Penn State Ag Progress Days

Students/members of the Central Columbia Agricultural/Environmental Science Program and FFA Chapter traveled to Rock Springs, PA...

Central Columbia Agricultural Science Students Attend Soil Health Workshop

On Friday, August 25, 2017, seven students from the Agricultural/Environmental Science Program attended the Columbia County Soil Health Workshop...

Volunteer and Clearance Information for Central Columbia S.D.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the Central Columbia School District. There are several things you need to do before becoming an approved volunteer for the district.

iPad Insurance Costs CCHS

Parents/Guardians have the option to decide if they want to participate (OPT-IN) in the student iPad insurance program or not participate (OPT-OUT) and assume full responsibility to pay for accessory replacement costs or repair/replacement of a damaged iPad.

Parents/Guardians, Start of School Check List

Digital, Forms, Announcements, Resources and Other Information

Update your Parent and Student Family Contact Information for 2017-18

Parents log into the Parent Portal to update your family contact information for 2017-18. This is very important.

Medical Update Form for Student(s) 2017-18

Medical Update Information will be assigned to the Student Emergency and Health Information Form

Student Transportation and Bus Stop(s) Information posted in your Parent Portal

Student Transportation and Bus Stop(s) Information; AM and PM Bus Number, Stop Location(s) and Times are posted on the Parent Portal.

Digital Resources 'for Parents'

School day #, Parent Portal, School Calendars, Academic Calendar, Lunch Menu, Student Handbook and Contacting the School information...

Student Health Related Forms for Parents/Guardians

You can find all student health forms for Central Columbia S.D. by accessing the 'Nurse's Office' link found under 'for Parents' on any District web page (www.ccsd.cc).

Central Columbia Agricultural/Environmental Science Student Honored at Excellency School

Central Columbia Senior, Agricultural/Environmental Science Student and FFA Chapter President, Abby Yoder, was selected...

Free and Reduced Meal Plan Information and Application 2017-18
Student technology Information - 4th grade to 12th grade students. Technology Passwords Changed for 2017-18

Log into your Student Portal to access your new student universal Password and other important information. Your Student Portal log information did NOT change. Parent can access all their Central student's information via the Parent Portal.

Online Parent Portal Information

Central Columbia's web based tool for parents/guardians to stay informed on their children(s) information and progress in their school(s).

iPad Insurance for Central Columbia School District Families

Parents/Guardians have the option to decide if they want to participate (OPT-IN) in the student iPad insurance program or not participate (OPT-OUT) and assume full responsibility to pay for accessory replacement costs or repair/replacement of a damaged iPad.

Students from throughout the region can attend Central Columbia’s, state-of-the-art Career Pathway High School free of charge to parents.

Four year programs, Agriculture Operations and Agriculture Mechanization. Three year programs, Engineering and Accounting.

Central Columbia FFA Volunteers at EOS Riding Center Celebration

On Saturday, July 29, 2017; several members and both advisors volunteered at the Eos Riding Center's 25th Anniversary Open House...

Parent Portal (aka, Parent Community Portal) - Help with issues or questions
High School Student 2017 - 2018 schedules are now available to view.
Middle School Student Literary Magazine Released - Flight: Show Your Colors
Central Columbia Agricultural Science Instructor Captures State Award

On Thursday, July 13, 2017; the Pennsylvania Association of Agricultural Educators (PAAE) held their annual awards banquet in Philadelphia...

4th Marking Period MS Distinguished Honors

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4th Marking Period MS Honors

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Central Columbia FFA Attends 88th PA FFA Summer Convention

Members and advisors of the Central Columbia FFA Chapter attended the 2017 Pennsylvania FFA 88th Summer Convention...

High School Commencement 2017 Video Archive 2017
Class of 2017 Commencement

Class of 2017 Commencement Information...

Changes to Your Child's Busing for the Next School Year

For the families who have changes to your child’s busing for the next school year...

AP US Government Washington DC Trip

On Thursday, May 18th Mr. Wolinsky's AP US Governent students traveled to Washington D.C...

Central Columbia High School Hosts US Congressman Lou Barletta

On Tuesday morning, May 9th, Congressman Lou Barletta and members of his staff spent two hours learning about Central Columbia High School’s Career Pathway Model...

Memorial Day Program

CCMS is holding a Memorial Day Program Friday, May 26th at 8:45am...

Central Columbia FFA Celebratesits Annual Parent-Member Banquet

The Central Columbia Agricultural/Environmental Science Program and FFA Chapter celebrated its 26th Annual Parent-Member Banquet...

3rd Marking Period Honors and Distinguished Honors

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Central Columbia Attends the Technology Student Association State Conference

Central Columbia attends the Technology Student Association...

Pennsylvania Athletic Conference All-Academic Team for Winter Sports

Central Columbia High School is proud to announce that the following students were named to the Pennsylvania Athletic Conference All-Academic Team...

Central Columbia FFA Competes at Area Career Development Event

On Friday, April 7, 2017 twenty FFA members traveled to Benton High School to compete in the areas of forestry, wildlife and aquatics career development events...

Donation from the CCES PTO Recycling & Conservation Committee

The CCES PTO Recycling & Conservation Committee donated $1,000 to the elementary school and Principal Tom Sharrow...

Students Offer Inspiration to Peers Taking PSSA Exams

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Pennsylvania Partnership for Children

The attached report was prepared by the Pennsylvania Partnership for Children regarding the effect of state school funding and spending on student performance...

2017-18 School District Budget Information

Central Columbia School District is pleased to announce that the 2017-18 school district budget presented to the School Board contains no property tax increase...

Spring Sports Picture Schedule

Spring sports picture schedules...

New for Middle School students, A La Carte items now available at breakfast and lunch.
Central Student Selected to Attend Pennsylvania School of Excellence in Agricultural Sciences

Central Columbia is pleased to announce that junior Abby Yoder has been selected to attended the Pennsylvania School of Excellence in Agricultural Sciences...

Central Columbia Agriculture Students Attend Soil Conference

On Thursday, March 9, 2017; several members of the Central Columbia Agricultural Program attended the 2017 Regional Soil Health Conference in Danville...

Winter 2016-17 Academic All-Stars and Winter PHAC All-Stars

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Central Columbia Professional Development School Central Columbia Professional Development School

The Central Columbia School District is hosting a year-long Professional Development School for students at Bloomsburg University.  Thirteen Bloomsburg University students take part in the two semester program.

No School for Students Friday, March 3, 2017 No School

All students do not have school Friday, 3/3/17...

Central Columbia FFA Members Attend Keystone Degree Breakfast with Representative

On Saturday, February 25, 2017; several Central Columbia FFA Members attended along with their parents the annual FFA Keystone Degree Breakfast at Benton High School...

Youth in Philanthropy Grant Information for 2017

The Central Columbia Youth in Philanthropy (YiP) Students seeks to improve the community by funding programs that help those in need gain advantages and build character...

PMEA Region IV Chorus Festival

Good news from the PMEA Region IV Chorus festival...

PA Dept of Education, Schools That Teach Schools That Teach

Central Columbia School District recently participated in the PA Department of Education, 'Schools That Teach Tour, with a visit from the PA Secretary of Education, Pedro A. Rivera . 

Central Columbia FFA Presents at February School Board Meeting

On Monday, February 13, 2017; students and instructors of the Central Columbia FFA Chapter...

Pathways

On February 2nd, 8th grade Central Columbia Middle School students visited the high school...

Robotics Results

The Jaybots and Jayborgs competed in their final regular-season tournament...

PMEA Region Band Members

Congratulations to the following CCHS band members...

2nd Marking Period Distinguished Honor Students

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2nd Marking Period Honor Students

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TSA Architectural Design Competition

Leah Fritz, Parker Vance and Sarah Booher placed second...

JayBots Qualify for State Tournament

Five years ago, the JayBots were a team of 4 students building in the back of a physics classroom...

TSA Competes at the Region 7 Conference at Mifflinburg HS

TSA Competes at the Region 7 Conference...

PA Hunter Safety Course

PA Hunter Safety Course being offered March 7th and 8th from 3:00-6:00 in the High School Auditorium...

A day in the rehearsal life of Beauty and the Beast...

A day in the rehearsal life...

Spring Sports Offered at Central Columbia

The Central Columbia Athletic Department is excited to announce that we will be moving away from paper copies for the PIAA CIPPE...

Central FBLA Students Compete

Central Columbia Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) students recently attended the Regional Leadership Conference...

PMEA District 8 Chorus Festival

Congratulations to the following members of Central Columbia's High School Chorus for their hard work at the PMEA District 8 Chorus festival...

Central Columbia FFA Member Earns State Star in Ag Placement

On Monday, January 9, 2017; senior FFA member Alyssa Yoder competed via record keeping and interview for a State Star in Agricultural Placement...

Central Columbia FFA Members Earn Keystone Degrees

On Monday, January 9, 2017; nine FFA members received their Keystone Degrees from the Pennsylvania FFA Association...

Central Columbia Staff Actively Engaged in Academic Intervention Process

Many of the things teachers and educational leaders do to help students learn have improved in recent years...

ATTN: Parentsof 9th and 10th Graders: STEM Magnet Open House

STEM Magnet Open House...

Boy’s Basketball Team Volunteers at Ronald McDonald House

On Friday, December 30, 2016, members of the CCHS boy’s varsity basketball team traveled to Danville to volunteer...

Central Columbia FFA Maple Syrup Sales

The Central Columbia FFA Chapter is selling Pennsylvania Grade A Maple Syrup...

Wildlife Science Class Conducts Antler Evaluation

On Monday, December 19th students in the Wildlife Science class conducted a whitetail deer antler evaluation lab...

Musical Theatre Production

Students in Musical Theatre Production class recently learned to create costuming...

Middle School First Lego League Robotics Team

The Central Columbia Middle School First Lego League Robotics Team, CAMBOTTEN, recently scored second place at the Regional Tournament...

Celebrating German Christmas Customs

Central Columbia German Club students celebrate German Christmas Customs...

Columbia School District telephone lines are down and telephone calls result in a message 'all circuits are busy'.

Parents can email the school's individaul attendance clerks as needed.

BLUEJAY ALERT test call, Thursday, November 9th. Bluejay Alert Test Call

The BLUEJAY ALERT system is used to call parents in the event of an emergency, school delay, cancellation, or early dismissal

Bluejay Notify is renamed Bluejay News

The name change to Bluejay News better represents the content of the opt-in user selected notifications.

Central Columbia FFA President Participates in World Youth Food Prize Institute

entral Columbia FFA President and current senior Abby Yoder traveled to Des Moines, Iowa to attend the 2017 World Food Institute...

Land Surveying Class Hosts Guest Speaker

On Friday, October 20, 2017; Mr. Turner's Land Surveying class hosted a guest speaker. Mr. Brian Eckrote, professional land surveyor...

Central Columbia FBLA Cleans Up

Future Business Leaders of America students from Central Columbia recently completed a litter pickup along Old Berwick Road...

High School Yearbooks are on Sale Now!

Purchase your 2017-2018 Yearbook today at an Introductory price of $45.00...

REMINDER!  Central Columbia School District is going digital with all parent/guardian communication.

If you’re not already signed up to access the ‘Parent Portal’, sign up now.

1st Annual Color Run - November 11th

In the beginning of the school year, the High School student council set a lofty philanthropic goal of raising $20,000.00 for the Think Big Foundation...

Future Careers Expo 2017 Careers 2017

SAVE THE DATE: Thursday, November 9, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  PLACE: Kehr Union Ballroom

Central Columbia FFA Conducting Annual Citrus Sales

Annual Citrus Sales...

Senior Portraits with Activity

All senior portraits are due by Friday, November 10, 2017...