Columbia District &
Horace W. Porter School

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Columbia District News 


Please see the letter below shared on behalf of the Columbia Board of Education welcoming BARBARA WILSON as Columbia's Superintendent attached HERE.

Columbia High School News 

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Scholarship Opportunities

For information  and to apply for the Fred Gifford Memorial Scholarship select the link HERE.  

For information and to apply for the Lions Club Scholarship select the link HERE.

To apply for the 2024 Workers Memorial Day Scholarship select the link attached HERE


Tuesday, April 30, 2024  |  4.30pm - 7.30pm ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS! Meet Admissions Counselors & Representatives from over 200 Colleges, Universities, and Businesses from across the country and abroad! FREE ADMISSION

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High School Essay Contest

Connecticut Bar Foundation 24th Annual Statewide High School Essay Contest

Deadline for submission: February 22, 2024 The contest is open to all Connecticut students under the age of 21 who are enrolled in grades 9-12, or their equivalent, at an accredited high school, vocational-technical school, or adult high school credit diploma program located within the State of Connecticut. The contest is also open to all Connecticut homeschooled students in grades equivalent to 9-12. Grand Prize - $2,000 Two Runner-Up Prizes - $1,000 each Essays will be judged by federal and state court judges, law professors, and attorneys. An awards ceremony will be held at the Connecticut Supreme Court in Spring 2024.

District and School Communications

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Phone Calls

Wondering when the best time to call the school is?

For the quickest response please call between 7:45AM and 4:00 PM.