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February Break
   
School will be closed for February break on Friday, February 17th and for President's Day on Monday, February 20th. 
 
Black History Month Program and PTA Meeting
You are cordially invited and encouraged to attend our next PTA meeting & Black History Program.  The upcoming PTA meeting will be held Thursday, February 23, 2023 @ 5:30 p.m.  The Black History Program will begin immediately following the PTA meeting.  

PTA Meeting & Black History Program

When: Thursday, February 23, 2023

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Where: Columbia Elementary (Cafeteria)


**Please note; the Columbia ES PTA Executive board has open positions (Treasury and Secretary).  We are looking for parents who are interested in the treasury and/or secretary position.  Nominations will be taken at our next PTA meeting (Feb. 23, 2023)
DCSD Mathematics Community Meetings
Come out and learn more about the changes to GaDOE mathematics standards and courses for the 2023 - 2024 school year. 

  • When: Tuesday, January 31, 2023 (6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.)
  • Where: Miller Grove High School; 645 DeKalb Medical Parkway Lithonia, GA. 30058
GA. School Health Parent Survey

All Columbia Elementary parents/guardians are being asked to complete the Georgia School Health Survey below.  Your participation in this survey is greatly appreciated.   

GA. School Health Parent Survey
Georgia Parent Survey: https://gshs.gadoe.org/parents

The survey is now open and will remain available until March 17, 2023.
Honors Day Program
   

Greetings CES 1st - 5th grade Parents,

Columbia Elementary School will be hosting our annual Honors Day Program. You are invited to join us for our 1st Semester Honors Day for 1st - 5th grade students which will take place over the course of three days. The schedule is listed below.  


*1st grade - Monday 1/23 @ 8:30 a.m.
*3rd grade - Monday 1/23 @ 9:30 a.m.
*2nd grade - Tuesday 1/24 @ 8:30 a.m.
*4th grade - Tuesday 1/24 @ 9:30 a.m.
*5th grade - Wednesday 1/25 @ 8:30 a.m.   

**Please note: Invitations will be sent to parents of students receiving 1st semester honors.  
Parents GA Milesones Data Session
CES parents and guardians of students in grades 3 - 5 are invited to attend this engaging session on January 19th in the Parent Center. We will have two sessions to select from, 10:00 am or 2:30 pm. During this session, parents will learn how to interpret school data report, understand the performance indicators and much more. 

Holiday Spirit Week

December 12th - 16th Holiday Spirit Week: CES family, it’s time to show your holiday spirit.  Students and staff show your school spirit by participating in the daily activities listed below. 

Let's see which grade level has the most holiday school spirit!

Monday - Tis the Season
Wear holiday accessories or colors.

Tuesday - Happy Holiday Feet
Wear your favorite holiday socks or stocking.

Wednesday - Ugly Holiday Sweater
Wear your ugliest holiday sweater.

Thursday - Character Day
Dress as a holiday character. 

Friday - Holiday Pajamas Day

Wear your favorite holiday pajamas. 


Click HERE for the Holiday Spirit Week flyer.

Donuts for Dads
Special THANK YOU to ALL the dads, stepdads, granddads and uncles who participated in Donuts for Dads and purchased books/items from the Book Fair.
Random Acts of Kindness Week

Please join us in encouraging students to show kindness, gratitude, encouragement, and more throughout the week. Each day there is a color and challenge to complete. We are so excited to spread some Kindness!

Friday, December 9, 2022- “School Spirit Day”- Wear your CES spirit shirt or school colors – orange/blue) in support of everyone being accepted and treated with kindness. – Eat Lunch with a friend.

Class/Group Picture Day

"SMILE!" Picture Day has been scheduled for Wednesday, December 7, 2022. Students will take class pictures and group pictures.