1. Columbia Fund for Academic Excellence: Letters should be printed on a white 8 ½ X 11 sheet of paper. Address letters to “The Selection Committee” Letters in support of Abby Schmidt for Outstanding First Year Teacher are due to Donna Campbell by February 24. Letters in support of Dena Rice for Outstanding Educator in a Specialized Area are due to Michelle Jones by February 24 Letters in support of Tori Pine for Outstanding Middle School Educator are due to Lisa Inniss by February 24
The West Inaugural Quiz Bowl Tournament was a success this past weekend with teams traveling from all over the state to participate. Our West team placed second and fourth out of 23 teams with two of our team members placing in the individual awards as well. Ben Cohen placed 9th, and Isaac Stiepleman placed 10th out of 90 students. Our West team who placed second included: Isaac Stiepleman, Ben Cohen, Evan Loehr, Danny Saab and Ben Edidin. The West team who placed fourth included: Celena Schmoldzi, Grace Gomez-Palacio, Thomas McGrath, and Rhiannon Schnetzer. Congrats to West teams!!
Columbia Public Schools has committed to providing positive coaching training for our MSHSAA coaches (high school and middle schools). The training was provided by the Missouri Institute for Positive Coaching; a highly respected program designed by Dr. Rick Mc Guire UMC Track and Field head coach. With our commitment, we have included positive expectations for parents /guardians.
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM Student Council/Yearbook
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM Musical Rehearsal/Gardening Club
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM After School Tutoring/Chess Club/MathCounts/Yearbook
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM Choir (6th Grade)/Science Olympiad
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM Musical Rehearsal/Yearbook
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM Reading Club
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM Musical Rehearsal/After School Tutoring/Dungeons and Dragons/Yearbook