Resources for Continuing Learning While Schools are Closed Mississippi Department of Education Learning at Home Resources UPDATE: (3/20/2020 – 11:10 a.m.) To connect to WiFi access in district parking lots listed below choose Falcon Guest – no password is needed. To connect to WiFi access at the housing authorities and community centers choose Falcon Bus Read More »
(Please see the handbook) Students or parents are not permitted to bring food or have open containers in the building at any time during school hours. All items will be confiscated and disposed.
(Please see the handbook for the complete policy) Students will use the electronic devices assigned by the school. Students will not be permitted to use cell phones or other electronic devices in the building at anytime during school hours unless approved by an administrator.
CMSD Procedures: Punctual and regular attendance is an extremely important part of a student’s school record. Therefore, each student should attend school each day. The following guidelines are in effect for all elementary and middle schools: A student who is absent from school must assume the responsibility of completing the missed assignments. Each student, upon Read More »
Policy Change: Policy JDB- Corporal Punishment- has been rescinded by the CMSD School Board, which means that corporal punishment shall not be used as a means of discipline in any Columbus Municipal School District Pk-12 school. Positive Behavior Support and Intervention to Replace Corporal Punishment: Each school will implement components of Renaissance into their school Read More »
K-8 Excused absences are excused if the absence is due to personal illness, serious illness or death in immediate family or other reasons deemed excused by state law or approval of an administrator. Each student, upon returning to school within 2 days, must have a note stating the reason for his/her absence. With five (5) Read More »
Dress Code Updates Note: See additional Rules in the handbook. Students may not wear hats, caps, head coverings (except under extenuating circumstances approved by administration) curlers, picks, bandanas, scarves, durags, bonnets, wraps, or sweatbands etc. Items will be confiscated. Students may not wear shirts or blouses that expose the midriff while sitting or standing. Students Read More »
Shirts, Vests, Sweatshirts, Sweaters and Jackets/Coats District approved Falcon t-shirt can only be worn only on Fridays Any visible clothing worn above the waist must be solid color: purple, gold, or navy blue except for district approved Falcon t-shirts. All items must be free of logos or emblems Jackets coats, sweaters, sweatshirts and vests must Read More »