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    The Official SAT Question of the Day for Wednesday, November 26 - Read Full Article

    Part or all of the following sentence is underlined; beneath the sentence are five ways of phrasing the underlined material. Select the option that produces the best sentence. If you think the original phrasing produces a better sentence than any of the alternatives, select choice A.  

    The reason the film’s stream-of-consciousness imagery is so successful is because of its capture of the sensorial experience of childhood.

    1. click to choose answer A  because of its capture of
    2. click to choose answer B  capturing of
    3. click to choose answer C  because of capturing
    4. click to choose answer D  that it captures
    5. click to choose answer E  for its capturing

    Today, 11/26/2014
    High: 51 Low: 36
    90% chance of precipitation.
    Tomorrow, 11/27/2014
    High: 56 Low: 30
    Mostly sunny
    0% 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

    Daily Announcements

    There is Still Time to Get Your High School Diploma!
    Act 155 Diploma Appeal


    Capital Parents

    FBLA Sponsoring "Socks for the Homeless" 
    December 1-15, 2014


    Student Council Sponsors Food Drive

    November 18-December 6


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    American Education Week
    November 17-21
    "Great Public Schools: A Basic Right and Our Responsibility"
    Click here for more information.

    SOAR After School Program for

    9th & 10th Graders 

    Click here for an application.

    CHS Spirit Items on Sale Now!

    Click here to see items for sale.

    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. 

    Columbia High School Tardy Policy


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    Character Trait of the Month

    November Character Trait

    Good Citizenship: to be actively engaged in demonstrating pride and responsibility in self, school, community, and country.

    Upcoming Events

    Wed, Nov 26 - Fri, Nov 28
    Thanksgiving Break
    Wednesday, November 26
    Athletic Events
    Boys Varsity Basketball @ Spartanburg Christian Tournament-TBA
    Tuesday, December 9
    Senior Payments Day/Ring Delivery
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    canteen area
    Fine Arts Winter Extravaganza
    6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Saturday, December 27
    SAT Registration Deadline

    Monday, January 5
    PTSA Executive Board Meeting
    5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    media center
    Wednesday, January 7
    Senior Meeting
    Friday, January 9
    ACT Registration Deadline

    Congratulations Corner

    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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