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    The Official SAT Question of the Day for Monday, January 26 - Read Full Article

    Choose the word or set of words that, when inserted in the sentence, best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole. 

    When, in 1864, a factory established by Alfred Nobel to manufacture nitroglycerin blew up, the scientist discovered that the explosive was as ------- as it was powerful, ------- to detonate without warning.

    1. click to choose answer A  dormant . . ready
    2. click to choose answer B  fickle . . unlikely
    3. click to choose answer C  volatile . . liable
    4. click to choose answer D  unprecedented . . intended
    5. click to choose answer E  inactive . . designed

    Today, 1/26/2015
    High: 56 Low: 33
    Mostly cloudy
    14% chance of precipitation.
    Tomorrow, 1/27/2015
    High: 52 Low: 28
    Partly sunny
    3% chance of precipitation.

    A Message From Our Principal

    Welcome to Columbia High School!

    I would like to welcome everyone back for the 2014-15 school year. It is with great pride that I serve as the principal of Columbia High. We have the best students, staff, and community. My goal is to work every day to provide a safe and nurturing environment for students to receive solid and challenging instruction from a dedicated staff of teachers.

    Shenequa Coles, Principal

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    Capital Parents

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    SOAR After School Program for

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    CHS Spirit Items on Sale Now!

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    Richland One Celebrates
    50 Years of Desegregation


    Please notify the school registrar of any address and/or phone number changes
    so that we may keep your contact information up-to-date.You may reach our registrar
    at 731-8931.  

    Power School Parent Portal is Open
    The Parent Portal allows you to check student grades and attendance.
    The portal is now open. If you received a login last school year, it will remain the same. Parent letters will be distributed during Open House. Any letters not picked up will be given to students at school. 

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    Upcoming Events

    Monday, January 26
    Athletic Events
    B Team Basketball Home vs. River Bluff-5:30 p.m.

    Tuesday, January 27
    Athletic Events
    Wrestling Home vs. Ninety Six High School- 6:00 p.m. 
    Wednesday, January 28
    Athletic Events
    Wrestling @ Blythewood- 6:00 p.m. 
    Delayed Start
    Thursday, January 29
    Athletic Events
    B Team Basketball Home vs. Fairfield Central- 5:00 p.m.
    JV Girls Basketball Home vs. Fairfield Central-6:00 p.m.
    JV Boys Basketball Home vs. Fairfield Central-7:00 p.m. 

    Friday, January 30
    Athletic Events
    Varsity Girls Basketball @ Fairfield Central- 6:00 p.m. 
    Varsity Boys Basketball @ Fairfield Central- 7:30 p.m. 
    Athletic Events
    Wrestling Region Tournament @ Eau Claire- 9:00 a.m. 
    Monday, February 2
    PTSA/SIC General Meeting
    5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    media center
    Saturday, February 7
    SAT Registration Deadline

    Monday, February 9
    PTSA Executive Board Meeting
    5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    media center

    Congratulations Corner

    CHS Wrestling Team Region III 2A Champions!

    Congratulations to Coach Joe Lovier and the

    Capital Wrestling Team!

    CHS Wrestling Team Shines!

    Congratulations Mrs. Nancy Thomas!
    CHS 2014-15 Teacher of the Year

    Comments, concerns, questions, and suggestions regarding all areas of Columbia High School are welcomed.  Contact the Site Manager.  

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