Columbian High School News

Design Class Racing Their Designs!

This semester’s design class reinvented lockers for 21st century learners, engineered racecars that were powered by the potential energy of rubber bands, and investigated how to design a better playground for elementary students. Find a problem! Investigate! Brainstorm! Collaborate! Sketch! Prototype! Redesign! Reflect! GET TO KNOW THE PROCESS!
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Celebrate Youth Luncheon

Emily Hagerty and Corbin Hite were honored at the Celebrate Youth Luncheon. They received Youth Asset Builder Awards for exhibiting qualities of the 40 developmental youth assets. Congratulations, Emily and Corbin!
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Clash of the Classes

A long time Columbian tradition, The Clash of the Classes was held on Thursday evening. Classes competed against each other in events like the banana relay, egg run, Cheetos toss and tug of war. Pictured are Mr. Hartenstein counting the Cheetos on Freshmen, Grace Rinnert's head and Seniors, Carly Poe and Ava Sarka trying to build the tallest tower in a timed event. Seniors won Clash with a total of 27 points.
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Distracted Drivers

United Insurance sponsored a driving simulator to make students aware of the dangers of distracted driving. School Resource Office Doug Skornicka looks on while Logan Franklin attempts to drive the simulator.
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National Merit Semi-finalist

Congratulations to Kerrick Fanning who was selected as a National Merit Scholarship Semi-finalist! Kerrick is one of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.   These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million that will be offered next spring. Congratulations, Kerrick on this awesome accomplishment! Kerrick was presented with a certificate by board member Dr. Andrew Gase. Kerrick's parents, Barry and Suzanne were also present for the ceremony.
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Friends and faculty - please congratulate any of the dozen athletes you see here!! They ran great on September 1st at Ashland, finishing 2nd out of 19 teams! Next challenge is Carnival and we'll be ready to rumble there too. Count on it! We are TC strong.
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