Upcoming COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

The Rensselaer County Health Department will be hosting COVID-19 vaccine clinics this summer throughout the county. The vaccine is free and walk-ins are welcome. Clinics include: Onderdonk Park, East Greenbush, NY (Tuesday, August 10, 5-7 p.m., J&J); North Greenbush Town Hall, Wynantskill, NY (Sunday, August 22, 5-7 p.m., J&J); Stewart’s Shops, Nassau, NY (Tuesday, August 24, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Pfizer or J&J). You can also find a COVID-19 vaccine at https://www.vaccines.gov/search

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Student leaders at Freshman Orientation

Student leaders assist freshmen with their schedules at orientation.

Columbia High School welcomes incoming Freshmen and New Students on Thursday, August 24 with our annual orientation program. This program is designed to familiarize incoming 9th grade students with the world of high school and lay the foundation for a successful first year at Columbia.

The agenda consists of a full day of activities including an introduction of student leaders, staff and administrators as well as breakout sessions and tours. The program begins at 9:00 a.m. in the Columbia auditorium and ends at approximately 12:30 p.m. with a class barbecue near the football field.

Parents are welcome but not mandated to come. There will be an informational session for parents who do attend.