Get Well Cards for a New Friend – Posted July 24, 2015

Students in summer school took a break from class on Friday morning to bring some cheer to a sick child they don’t even know. Full story.

Summer ESL Program Brings the World Together – Posted July 24, 2015

The ESL Summer Enrichment Program gives students the opportunity to build their English skills while learning about American culture. Full story.

Columbia Named Scholar/Athlete School of Distinction – Posted July 23, 2015

Columbia is one of only 28 public high schools in the state to have every varsity team earn a 90 percent GPA or better this past school year. Full story.

Wayne Grignon Begins New Assignment as Goff Middle School Principal – Posted July 22, 2015

Wayne Grignon began his first week as principal of Howard L. Goff Middle School on Monday. Full story.

District Now Hiring Bus Drivers – Posted July 17, 2015
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The East Greenbush Central School District is now hiring bus drivers for the 2015-16 school year. There are both permanent and substitute driver positions available. Full story.

Schools Begin Summer Construction – Posted July 15, 2015
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Days after students bounded out of school for summer vacation, slinging backpacks over their shoulders and saying goodbye to teachers, classrooms were emptied out for maintenance and construction projects. Full story with photos.

Columbia and Goff Honor Roll Students Announced for 4th Quarter – Posted July 13, 2015
Columbia High School and Howard L. Goff Middle School announced their Honor Roll lists for the fourth quarter on Monday afternoon.

Final Project Inspires Young Authors – Posted July 13, 2015
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Students in the Center for Therapeutic Academic Excellence Program’s English class weren’t given your usual final project to end the school year. Full story.

Jennifer Massey Joins Board of Education – Posted July 10, 2015
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Three Board members were sworn in at Tuesday’s meeting, including Jennifer Massey who begins her first term. Full story.

Columbia Freshman Orientation – Posted July 9, 2015
Columbia High School will welcome incoming freshmen on Thursday, August 27, 2015 with our annual orientation program. Full story.

Columbia PTSO Receives Donation from Berkshire Bank – Posted July 8, 2015
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Columbia High School’s PTSO received a $250 donation from Berkshire Bank in East Greenbush on Tuesday. Full story.

Columbia Wins State Sportsmanship Award – Posted July 7, 2015
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Out of 783 member high schools across the state, Columbia was chosen to receive the Sportsmanship Promotion Banner Award from the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA). Full story.

Goff Students Donate Quilt to Mohawk Hudson Humane Society – Posted July 7, 2015
Alex DeMarco and John Sawchuk
A group of generous and talented students at Howard L. Goff Middle School donated a quilt they made in Home and Careers class to the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society in June. Full story.

Genet Moving Up Ceremony – Posted July 2, 2015
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Fifth grade students at Citizen Edmond Genet Elementary School took the stage one final time on June 24 as part of their Moving Up Ceremony. Full story.

A Salute to Classroom Volunteers – Posted July 2, 2015
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Students and teachers at Citizen Genet Elementary School took time to thank volunteers at Morning Program in June. Full story.

Columbia Graduation – Posted June 29, 2015
Alex DeMarco and John Sawchuk
Columbia’s Class of 2015, comprised of 358 graduates who earned more than $2.2 million in scholarships, walked across the stage at Hudson Valley Community College’s McDonough Sports Complex to receive their high school diplomas on Saturday. Full story.

Operation Graduation Students Earn Degrees – Posted June 29, 2015
Alex DeMarco and John Sawchuk
A group of 14 students who were once in danger of dropping out of school, persevered and earned their high school diplomas at Columbia on Thursday afternoon. Full story.

East Greenbush Ranks 5th Out of 84 Capital Region School Districts – Posted June 26, 2015
The East Greenbush CSD moved into the Capital Region’s top five districts in the Albany Business Review’s 2015 Schools Report rankings, which were released on Friday. Full story.

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U.S. News & World Report Best High Schools Silver Medal 2015