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Class of 2022

Chromebook Return for Seniors – June 13, 2022
Seniors should bring their chromebooks back into school to return them on Tuesday, June 14th. You can drop it off at the Student Help Desk in the Library anytime during that day. If you forget, you can drop it off on any day between now and June 24th. The final opportunity to drop the chromebook off will be Friday, June 24th just outside Graduation Rehearsal in the West Lobby.

Columbia Yearbooks Available for Pickup – June 9, 2022
Columbia High School Yearbooks have been delivered to school and are ready for pickup. Students who pre-ordered yearbooks can pick them up on Thursday, June 9 and Friday, June 10 in the main lobby. More information.

Senior Prom Information – May 9, 2022
Columbia High School’s Senior Prom for the Class of 2022 is scheduled for Friday, June 10 at The Desmond Hotel. Tickets cost $50/person and will be on sale Wednesday, May 11 through Friday, May 13. More information.

Graduation Information – March 21, 2022
Columbia High School is planning to host an in-person Graduation ceremony on Saturday, June 25 at 10:00 a.m. in the McDonough Sports Complex at Hudson Valley Community College. More information.

Columbia Schedules Senior and Junior Proms – March 10, 2022
Senior Prom is scheduled for Friday, June 10, 2022 from 7:00-11:00 p.m. at The Desmond, with the walkthrough at 5:00 p.m. in the Columbia auditorium. Guests of seniors will be welcomed this year at the prom. Ticket information will be forthcoming.

Unstoppable Nutrition Fundraiser to Benefit Class of 2022 – February 14 – February 10, 2022
The Columbia Class of 2022 is pleased to partner with Unstoppable Nutrition for a Valentine’s Day fundraiser on Monday, February 14 from 6:00 am – 4:00 pm. Unstoppable Nutrition will donate $1.00 from each purchase of a Seniors Tea to Columbia’s Senior Class. More information.

Columbia Yearbooks Now On Sale – February 7, 2022
Columbia yearbooks are now on sale and cost $65.00 plus tax. Visit www.buytheyearbook.com and use the code 701416. The deadline to purchase a yearbook is March 1, 2022. Parents can create a yearbook tribute ad for their senior by visiting www.tributeads.com. The deadline to purchase a yearbook tribute ad is February 21, 2022.

RED OUT for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society – February 4 – February 3, 2022
Columbia High School is hosting a school-wide RED OUT for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and World Cancer Day on Friday, February 4. Wear your best red to show support!

Recovery Sports Grill Fundraiser to Benefit Class of 2022 – November 4 – November 2, 2021
Looking for a simple way to support the Class of 2022 while enjoying a fabulous meal? The Columbia Class of 2022 is hosting a Dine to Donate Fundraiser at Recovery Sports Grill in East Greenbush on Thursday, November 4 from 4:30-8:00 p.m. Recovery Sports Grill will donate 15% of its sales during that time to the Class of 2022! More information.

Hudson Valley Instant Admit Day – October 29, 2021
Attention Seniors – The next Hudson Valley Instant Admit Day will be held on Thursday, December 16 in the Guidance office. Please stop by the Guidance Office and sign up for a time to meet with the HVCC Admissions representative on December 16. Appointments are available 8:00 am and 2:00 pm.

Virtual FAFSA Workshop – November 4 – October 26, 2021
The NYS Higher Education Services Corp. (HESC) is hosting a Virtual FAFSA Completion Workshop on Thursday, November 4 from 4-8 p.m. Financial aid professionals will be available to provide private, one-on-one assistance in completing the FAFSA and the NYS Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) applications. The event is free and open to any senior planning to attend college in the fall of 2022. Registration is required in order to secure a timeslot. Please email Lisa.Simpson@hesc.ny.gov to sign up.

Columbia Spirit Week Schedule – September 17, 2021
Spirit Week at Columbia High School begins on Monday, September 20 and concludes Saturday, September 25 with the Homecoming dance. Students from all classes are invited to participate and show their school spirit! More information.

CHS PTSO Cornhole Tournament – September 23 – September 13, 2021
The Columbia PTSO is hosting a Cornhole Tournament on Thursday, September 23 starting at 6:00 p.m. in the school parking lot. There will be prizes, food and fun! More information.

Homecoming Shirts for Sale – September 2, 2021
Homecoming shirts for the Pep Rally are now on sale. This year’s Pep Rally is scheduled for Friday, September 24 on the turf field. Order Information.

Columbia Yearbooks Ready for Pickup – July 20, 2021
The 2020-2021 Columbia High School yearbooks have arrived and are ready for distribution! Yearbook distribution will occur starting Tuesday, July 20 as a curbside pickup. More information.

Columbia Athletics Hosting Open Weight Room This Summer – July 6, 2021
Columbia Athletics is hosting open weight room hours during the summer. The weight room will be open to all students in grades 7-12 Monday through Thursday from 3:00-5:00 p.m. More information.

Student Parking Sign-Up Information (2021-22) – June 15, 2021
The Student Parking Permit Registration for Class of 2022 seniors will take place on Thursday, September 2, 2021 in the CHS Lobby from 9:00-11:00 a.m. More information.

Columbia Regents Exam and Bus Schedule – June 2021 – June 11, 2021
Columbia High School will administer Regents Exams on June 17, June 22, June 23 and June 24. There will be no school those days except for students taking exams. (All other schools in the district will be in session.) More information.

CHS Class of 2022 Game Night – June 17 – Posted June 6, 2021
Calling all juniors! Come spend some time outside with the members of the Class of 2022 for Game Night on the Turf on Thursday, June 17 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Enjoy refreshments, activities and chances to win raffle prizes under the stars. Signup Here.

Pfizer Vaccine Approved for Children Ages 12-15 – Posted May 13, 2021
Effective immediately, all children ages 12-15 are eligible to receive the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine, meaning all state residents ages 12 and up can now be protected against COVID-19. More information.

District Updates School Calendar for May and June – Posted May 11, 2021
The East Greenbush Central School District has updated its school calendar for this spring in response to recent information provided by the NYS Education Department.

  • Friday, May 28 – Remote Learning Day for Goff and Red Mill Only, All Other Schools Closed (makeup for power outage on October 9)
  • Tuesday, June 1 – All Schools Closed (New York State of Emergency on February 2)
  • Wednesday, June 16 – Changed to Live Virtual Wednesday for Columbia High School
  • Friday, June 18 – Changed to B Day for Columbia High School
  • Monday, June 21 – Changed to A Day for Columbia High School

COVID-19 Vaccine Open to 16+ Starting April 6 – Posted March 29, 2021
New York State announced earlier today that starting Tuesday, April 6 at 8 a.m., all New Yorkers age 16+ will be eligible to schedule and receive the Pfizer vaccine. Parents who would like their children to receive the COVID-19 vaccine should visit the following website to view and schedule appointments: https://am-i-eligible.covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov.

District Approves In-Person Clubs and Extracurricular Activities – Posted March 26, 2021
The East Greenbush Central School District has begun approving in-person activities for student clubs. Advisors now have the option to request permission for their clubs to meet in person by submitting a form with the club’s information, meeting schedule and group size. More information.

Board of Regents Cancels Some State Tests in 2021 Due to Ongoing Pandemic – Posted March 25, 2021
The Board of Regents voted unanimously on March 15 to cancel all but four Regents Exams for June and cancel all Regents Exams in August due to the ongoing pandemic. The only Regents Exams that will be administered are federally mandated and include Algebra I, English, Earth Science (Written Test only) and Living Environment. More information.

CHS Class of 2023 Hosting Virtual Team Trivia Night – January 15 – Posted January 6, 2021
The Columbia Class of 2023 is sponsoring a Virtual Team Trivia Night on Friday, January 15 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. through Google Meet. The cost is $20 per team and anyone from Columbia is welcome to participate. Proceeds will benefit the Class of 2023. More information.

Driver Education Information – Spring 2021 – Posted January 4, 2021
Registration for the Spring 2021 Driver Education class at Columbia High School opens starting Monday, January 4 and will close Thursday, January 14. In order to register, students must submit a registration form (available in the Columbia Main Office) and the class fee of $115 by check, bank check or money order made out to East Greenbush CSD. More information.

Columbia Junior and Senior Proms Postponed – Posted December 9, 2020
Based on the present guidelines for social distancing and the uncertainty of what the spring holds, at this time both the Columbia High School Junior and Senior proms have been postponed for the Spring of 2021. Please know that Columbia High School’s administrators and class advisors will continue to monitor the situation in hope that these events might be held if circumstances allow.

Columbia Spirit Week – November 16-24 – Posted November 16, 2020
Columbia High School will be celebrating Spirit Week starting Monday, November 16 and concluding Tuesday, November 24. More information.

NYS Education Department Cancels January 2021 Regents Examinations – Posted November 12, 2020
The January 2021 Regents Examinations have been canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, according to Interim State Education Commissioner Betty A. Rosa. No decision has been made regarding the June and August 2021 Regents Exams. More information.

2020-21 Yearbooks Are On Sale – Posted October 20, 2020
Yearbooks are now on sale! Students can order yearbooks by visiting ybpay.lifetouch.com and entering the code “11812921”. Yearbooks cost $45.00 each if ordered before January 15, 2021. If you have any questions, please contact the CHS yearbook advisor, Mrs. Missenis at misseniskr@egcsd.org.

Chipotle Fundraiser to Benefit Class of 2022 – October 21 – Posted October 15, 2020
Searching for a dinner idea for Wednesday evening? Please consider stopping by the East Greenbush Chipotle on October 21st to show your support for the Class of 2022 and “guac on!” A percentage of all proceeds brought in by our supporters between the hours of 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. will be donated to the Class of 2022. More information.

Columbia Cancels SAT Exams Through December – Posted September 15, 2020
Columbia High School has canceled its administration of SAT Exams through December due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The canceled dates include: September 26, October 3, November 7 and December 5.