Sally Gray, parent coach with Parents 4 Public Schools leads local parents in free parent training sessions at the Brandon Central Services Center on Friday, March 27th and Saturday, March 28th. The goal of the Parent Engagement Program is to help parents reduce barriers to learning and bring the community into the process of strengthening schools. The Parent Read More »
The Discovery Academy, offered by the Columbus Municipal School District (CMSD), is designed to enhance cognitive and affective abilities of students through planned enrichment programming. Emphasis is placed on participation in areas that provide in-depth analysis of specific topics in small group activities with other youth. The Discovery Academy will be held three Saturdays in Read More »
Currie Fisher and Stephen Jones were sworn in Monday, March 16th by Mayor Robert Smith. Mrs. Fisher is serving her second term. It is Mr. Jones first term.
Congratulations to Sale Elementary Team 2 on losing a total of 76 pounds and “Getting Caught in the Act” receiving the big pay out! Congratulations of all teams that participated in the Biggest Loser weight loss challenge. A grand total of 772.6 pounds were lost!
Dr. Philip Hickman will begin a series of Town Hall Meetings this week to bring the news about pathway planning for our students to the community. A series of meetings will be held over the next two weeks. It is important for everyone to understand that our children and parents will and should have a Read More »
Franklin Academy will have its 1st McTeacher’s Night Tuesday March 3, 2015 from 5:00 until 8:00 pm, at McDonald’s Hwy 45N in Columbus. Please come out and support them in this effort to raise much needed funds for their students. Looking forward to seeing you there!
The CMSD is seeking qualified applicants to fill three vacant Principal positions. Please apply online. Note that the application deadline is March 15, 2015. We are anticipating some exciting changes within the District through the Pathways to Graduation Program (http://www.columbuscityschools.org/pathways/) and need great leaders to help direct our progress. CMSD Principal Position Announcements (PDF) Click Read More »
Our Comprehensive Needs Assessment and Principal Characteristics surveys are now open. Click here for more information.
WHEREAS, The City of Columbus recognizes the importance of public education in our community; and WHEREAS, The City of Columbus appreciates the vital role played by those who serve as local school board members, establishing policies to ensure an efficient, effective school system; and WHEREAS, school board members serve as a voice that enables our Read More »
Strategies to Improve Reading for K-3 Students Mississippi Department of Education representatives will provide parents of K-3 students with information about the Literacy-Based Promotion Act. Thursday, February 19, 2015 Cook Fine Arts Magnet School Auditorium 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.