Reopening Our Schools

The East Greenbush Central School District has developed Reopening Plans that include a hybrid model and a full remote option for families. These plans prioritize the health and safety of all students and staff and the academic and social emotional needs of our students while complying with NYS Education Department and Department of Health guidelines.

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Protocols for Visiting Teams and Spectators

Suburban Council schools are providing protocols for visiting teams and spectators to best ensure a safe and healthy environment.

About Columbia Athletics

Columbia is a member of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association, competing in Class AA/A in Section II. Columbia offers nearly 70 levels (varsity, junior varsity, freshman and modified) of interscholastic athletic opportunities for boys and girls.

  • 42 Sectional Titles and 6 State Championships
  • 8 NYSPHSAA Sportsmanship Awards (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • 18 of Columbia’s varsity athletic programs had an average GPA of 90 percent or better in 2018-19

Vaping Brochure

This brochure provides parents with information about e-cigarettes, some of the health risks associated with vaping and tips for how to address this growing issue with teenagers. View Brochure.


Michael Leonard
Athletic Director
962 Luther Rd., East Greenbush, NY 12061


Soccer players battle for the ball All Fall Athletic Teams Receive Scholar/Athlete Awards - All eight Columbia High School varsity teams that competed this fall received Scholar/Athlete Team Awards from the New York State Public High School Athletic Association. Congratulations!
Happy Thanksgiving Happy Thanksgiving from East Greenbush Schools! - East Greenbush Central School District wishes our entire school community a Happy Thanksgiving! All schools will be closed from Wednesday, November 25 through Friday, November 27. Schools will re-open on Monday, November 30.
Transportation Department delivers candy canes Holiday Giving Opportunities - The East Greenbush Central School District has a long tradition of giving back to the community, particularly during the holidays. This year, due to the pandemic, there is greater need than ever. If you are interested in helping to brighten the holidays for others, please consider donating to one of our school-sponsored programs.