No School - Monday, May 29 (Memorial Day)

All schools and district offices will be closed on Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. However, Friday, May 26 and Tuesday, May 30 will be regular school days for all students and staff due to the district's use of five emergency closings this school year.

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Columbia Science Olympiad team at Yale Invitational Columbia High School won the Yale Undergraduate Science Olympiad Invitational on Saturday, placing first in a field of 40 teams from around the northeast. Columbia finished in the top 10 in 20 different events. The team earned a total of 14 medals in the 21 events. Congratulations!

Individual Medal Winners

First Place

  • Ryan Allen and Buffy Kromer – Boomilever
  • Owen Ball and Ryan Allen – Circuit Lab 
  • Owen Ball and Clara Xin – Detector Building

Second Place

  • Nidhi Shah, Simon O’Connor, and Heather Bryant – Code Busters
  • Nina Tedeschi and Clara Xin – Disease Detectives
  • Lindsey Conboy, Noelle Maloney, and Krystal Li – Experimental Design
  • Nidhi Shah and Simon O’Connor – Forensics
  • Joe Vitali and Nidhi Shah – Gravity Vehicle

Third Place

  • Nina Tedeschi and Joe Vitali – Geologic Mapping
  • Lindsey Conboy and Owen Ball – Sounds of Music
  • Nina Tedeschi and Buffy Kromer – Dynamic Planet

Fourth Place

  • Noelle Maloney and Heather Bryant – Anatomy and Physiology

Fifth Place

  • Krystal Li and Ryan Allen – Chemistry Lab
  • Owen Ball and Simon O’Connor – Machines