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Class of 2019

Mandatory Graduation Rehearsal – Posted June 25, 2019
Mandatory Graduation Rehearsal is scheduled for Thursday, June 27 at 10 a.m. in the CHS Auditorium. The Senior Luncheon will start at 12 p.m. following the graduation rehearsal.

No Parking at Columbia on June 14 and June 17 – Posted June 12, 2019
Please note that there will be NO PARKING for students on school grounds on Friday, June 14th and Monday, June 17th. More information.

Locker Clean Out – Posted June 12, 2019
Students should clean out their lockers on Friday, 6/14 and Monday, 6/17.  Lockers will be locked down and inaccessible after 2:00 p.m. on Monday.

Senior Prom Parking Information – Posted May 31, 2019
There is garage parking at the Albany Capital Center for 100 cars. This parking is free. It is located at 7 Wendell St. Once that lot fills up, the Times Union Center Garage will be open. It will cost $5.00 per car to park in that garage. The entrance to the TUC garage is located right at the bottom of Wendell Street and its address is 100 Beaver St. You should park on level 3 or 5 where you can access the fully enclosed walkway to the Albany Capital Center.

Graduation Ceremony Information – Posted May 8, 2019
Columbia’s Class of 2019 Graduation Ceremony will be held Saturday, June 29 at 1:00 p.m. (students must be in meeting rooms by 11:30 a.m.) in the McDonough Sports Complex at Hudson Valley Community College. More information.

Senior Prom Information – Posted May 3, 2019
Columbia High School’s Senior Prom for the Class of 2019 is scheduled for Friday, May 31 at the Albany Capital Center. Tickets are $65 per person and will be on sale Monday, May 6 – Friday, May 10. More information.

Photo Slideshow for Graduation – Posted May 3, 2019
The school is putting together a photo slideshow of the senior class for graduation. Please email Mr. Williams at any pictures from school over the past 12 years. Please get them to him by May 30th.

Free Prom Dresses Available to Students – Posted April 10, 2019
Thanks to the generosity of students, their families, school staff and the community, the Columbia Guidance Office is overflowing with beautiful prom dresses for students to look at and try on for the upcoming junior and senior proms. There are many colors, sizes and styles to choose from and they will go fast. More information.

Columbian Yearbook Pre-Sale Ends March 29 Posted March 26, 2019
The 2018-19 Columbian Yearbook pre-sale will end Friday, March 29. Yearbooks cost $60.00 and can be ordered online at Please use the Yearbook ID Code: 11812919. More information.

Candyland Snoball Dance Posted January 28, 2019
This years’ Snoball Dance will be held on Saturday, February 2 from 7-10 p.m. Tickets will be on sale for $10.00 each on Wednesday, January 30 through Friday, February 1, periods 3-8 outside of the cafeteria. If you are bringing an out of district guest to the dance, don’t forget to complete your paperwork with your Assistant Principal. Bring the completed paperwork with you to submit when you purchase your guest’s ticket. Completed dance guest permission slips are due to your Assistant Principal’s Office by Wednesday, January 30. Please remember to bring your student ID to the dance.

Columbia Regents Exam and Midterm Schedule – Posted January 10, 2019
Columbia High School will administer Regents Exams and Midterms on January 22 – January 25. There will be no school those days except for students taking exams. View exam and bus schedule.

Driver Education Registration Opens January 3 – Posted January 2, 2019
Registration for the Spring 2019 Driver Education class at Columbia High School will open on Thursday, January 3. In order to register, students must submit a registration form and the class fee to the drop-off box in the Columbia High School Main Office. More information.

Daily Announcements Now Posted on Website – Posted December 6, 2018
Are you looking for the latest information about school and club activities? Did you miss an announcement before or after school? Not to fear – Columbia Announcements are now posted on the Columbia homepage in the sidebar links and updated daily. More information.

New York City Bus Trip – Posted November 26, 2018
Columbia’s Freshman Class is sponsoring a bus trip to New York City on Saturday, April 6, 2019 that includes the option to see the Broadway performance of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” starring Jeff Jeff Daniels. The trip is open to students, families, staff and friends in the East Greenbush school community. More information.

Class of 2019 shirtClass of 2019 Shirts On Sale – Posted September 10, 2018
Show support for the SENIOR class and celebrate Homecoming Week in style by wearing our class shirt! T-shirts cost $20 each and reversible tank tops cost $25 each. Please place your order through the website by September 16. View website.

New York City Bus Trip – October 20 – Posted August 28, 2018
All students, families and staff in the East Greenbush school community are welcome to join a bus trip to New York City on Saturday, October 20. More information.

Prom Photo Purchase Information – Posted June 29, 2018
Parents may purchase photos from this year’s Junior Prom and have print photos mailed home directly.

Regents Newsletter – Posted June 1, 2018
View the Regents Exam schedule for June 2018, as well as, review classes, cafeteria hours and more. View Regents Newsletter.

Regents Review Classes – Posted June 1, 2018
Teachers are offering Regents review classes ahead of the June exams, including the ELA Common Core (Thursday, June 7 at 2:15 p.m. in S313) and for Algebra I, Algebra II and Geometry.

Columbia Regents Exam and Bus Schedule – Posted May 29, 2018
Columbia High School will administer Regents Exams on Tuesday, June 5 and Tuesday, June 12 through Thursday, June 21. There will be no school for high school students those days except for those taking exams. View exam and bus schedule.

Junior Prom Information – Posted April 26, 2018
Columbia’s Junior Prom for the Class of 2019 will be held on Saturday, May 19 at the high school. Tickets cost $65/person and will be on sale May 7-11. Family and friends are invited for the Grand Walk-In viewing from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Dress is formal. Please note, only prom attendees are allowed inside the prom festivities areas and student IDs must be shown for entry. More information.

Columbia Unified Basketball shirtUnified Basketball Shirts On Sale – Posted April 24, 2018
The Unified Basketball team’s season is underway! If you would like to support this year’s team, please consider ordering a t-shirt! All orders MUST be turned in by the end of the day Thursday, April 26. View order form.

Columbia Half-Day Schedule – January 26 – Posted January 22, 2018
Columbia High School will have a modified schedule for its half day on Friday, January 26. View schedule.

Junior Prom Rescheduled – Posted January 12, 2018
Columbia’s Junior Prom has been rescheduled from Saturday, May 12 to Saturday, May 19. More details about the time and location will be shared when available.

Picture Retakes – Posted October 10, 2017
Picture retakes will be offered on Monday, October 23. Students should go to the Library Copy Room during their lunch period or study hall.

Homecoming shirtHomecoming Shirts – Posted September 11, 2017
Juniors who would like a Class of 2019 Homecoming shirt should order them online by September 17, 2017. More information.

Regents Exam Information – Posted June 1, 2017

Yearbook Pre-Sale Ends April 14 – Posted April 4, 2017
Columbia yearbook pre-sales will close after April 14. The only way to guarantee you will receive a 2016-17 yearbook is to pre-order one. Yearbooks should arrive in early June.

To order a book, please go to:
Use the yearbook ID code: 11812917

If you have questions, please email Kate Hastings at If you are not sure if you ordered a yearbook, please check your email history for an email receipt from Lifetouch.

Class of 2019’s Class Ring Sales – Posted February 6, 2017

 Event Date Time Location
Parent Meeting Tuesday, 2/28/17 4:30-6:30 pm Cafeteria
Student Sales Wednesday, 3/1/17 8:30 am – 1:30 pm West Lobby
Ring Distribution Thursday, 5/25/17 10:00 am – 12:00 pm West Lobby