Regents Exams

Columbia High School will administer Regents Exams and Midterms on Tuesday, January 24 through Friday, January 27. There will be no school for Columbia students on those days except for students taking exams. (All other schools in the district will be in session.)

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Due to the anticipated weather forecast for this afternoon, the East Greenbush Central School District will dismiss two hours early on Wednesday, January 25. Students will be dropped off at their emergency dismissal locations unless they are picked up from school by their parents.

Closing early will allow the district to transport students home and avoid roads with poor conditions while giving as much notice as possible to parents who need to make child care arrangements.

Early Dismissal Times:

  • Columbia: Last bus will leave school at 11:15 a.m.
  • Pre-K (DPS/Genet/Red Mill): 12:15 p.m.
  • Goff: 12:40 p.m.
  • Genet: 1:10 p.m.
  • Bell Top: 1:30 p.m.
  • DPS: 1:30 p.m.
  • Green Meadow: 1:30 p.m.
  • Red Mill: 1:30 p.m.

Breakfast and lunch will be served at all schools.

After School Activities

There will be no after school activities/programs.

Greenbush Child Caring will be closed in the afternoon.

The Bell Top Concert is rescheduled to Wednesday, February 1 at 7:00 p.m. in the Genet Auditorium.

The Board of Education meeting is rescheduled to Wednesday, February 1 at 7:00 p.m. at Central Administration. The board meeting scheduled for Wednesday, February 8 will be canceled.

Regents Exams and Midterms

For Columbia, all afternoon exams are postponed and will be rescheduled to Thursday, January 26 in the afternoon. See below for updated schedule:

7:30 am – Thursday, January 26

  • NYS Regents Exam Global History and Geography II – Chorus Room
  • Earth Science (CHS students) Midterm Exam – Gym
  • Earth Science (Goff Students) Midterm Exam – Gym
  • ASVAB Career Exploration Test – South Forum

11:30 am – Thursday, January 26

  • NYS Regents Exam Algebra I (Common Core)  – Chorus Room
  • Algebra IR (CHS Students) Midterm Exam – Gym
  • Algebra IR (Goff Students) Midterm Exam – Auditorium
  • AP Chemistry – Gym
  • Chemistry Midterm – Gym

The general chemistry exam scheduled for Thursday, January 26 will be given in class the week of January 30.

Parent Pickup Times

If you choose to pick up your child from school today, please do so by the following times:

  • Columbia: 12:05 p.m.
  • Goff: 12:30 p.m.
  • Genet: 1:00 p.m.
  • Bell Top: 1:20 p.m.
  • DPS: 1:00 p.m.
  • Green Meadow: 1:00 p.m.
  • Red Mill: 1:20 p.m.

Click here for more information about weather-related delays and closings.