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STAAR Testing

STAAR tests will be administered in groups by teacher, class, etc in 3 sessions.

English 1 testing dates are all on Tuesday's: April 13th, April 20th, and April 27th. English 2 testing dates are all on Thursday's: April 15th, April 22nd, and April 29th.
In May, skylerts will go out for all Algebra 1, Biology, and US History test takers. STAAR tests will again be administered in groups by teacher, class, etc in 2 or 3 sessions.
Algebra 1 testing dates are all on Tuesday's: May 11th, May 18th, and May 25th.

Biology testing dates are all on Wednesday's: May 12th, May 19th, and May 26th.

US History testsing dates are all on Thursday's: May 13th and May 20th.

All parents will get a skylert. Also, please remind students that have a school issued chromebook, please bring it with them for testing fully charged.

If you have any questions, please contact


I’m excited to share Sydney Horak, a Columbia High School Senior and dual credit student, is 1 of only 11 students named as a 2020-2021 Distinguished Student Award recipient. Each year, the Distinguished Student Committee reviews nominations for the Brazosport College Distinguished Student Awards. The committee reviews the nominations, makes a decision, and forwards the names of the recommended students to Dr. Valek for approval.

Students nominated must meet the following requirements:
Accumulation of at least 30 semester hours of college work at BC
Have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.50 and are in good standing
Have no TSI liability
Have not previously been named as a Distinguished Student

The eleven Distinguished Student recipients will be honored on Monday, April 26th at 2:00 p.m. at the BC Clarion.

Eagle Scouts

If you are an Eagle Scout please notify our counseling dept asap.


Girls win district shooting 781 2 day total
Allie Damborsky, Brinley Hardwick, Alexis Presley, Claire Kondra, Elizabeth Alexander.
Brinley Hardwick and Allie Damborsky ties after 36 holes for individual champion,
Brinley wins sudden death playoff.
Elizabeth Johnson qualified as 1st medalist to region tournament.
Boys team 3rd Jacob Carr, Hunter Sanderson, Nate Davidson, Wilson Hardin, Will Hobbs.
Jacob Carr qualified as the 2nd medalist to region tournament with his 6th place finish overall

Brazosport College Scholarships

Attention Seniors
Brazosport College is now reviewing and processing applications for the scholarships they offer – Applications can be located CBISD website.
Online applications for 2021-22 will not open till after awards night so please complete a paper copy for now

and turn in to the Guidance office.

Scholarships and amounts vary

Future Business Leaders of America

On Friday, March 26 several of the Future Business Leaders of America students participated in the State Leadership Conference virtually. Students and advisors attended motivating workshops and students competed on a state level representing Columbia High School. Karmen Hanzik competed in Introduction to Business Communication. Sydney Hiram and Janice Tichler competed in Graphic Design and placed 8th in the state. Jacob Bailes and Elizabeth Eakin competed in Entrepreneurship and places 7th in the state. Sydney Horak was also named Who’s Who for Texas FBLA Area 5.
I am so proud of these students and their hard work!
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