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Upcoming Important Dates

  • April 18- Good Friday- Legal Holiday All Personnel/Students

  • April 15-May 2- FCAT Reading, Math & Science

  • April 28- District Insurance Committee Meeting @ 5:30 in Room 227

  • April 28-June 3- Florida End of Course Assessments

  • May 1- Kindergarten Orientation @ 6:30

  • May 7- Early Release Elementary Schools Only

  • May 16- Last Day for Seniors (CHS & FWHS)

  • May 22- CHS Baccalaureate

  • May 23- CHS Graduation

  • May 26- Memorial Day- Legal Holiday All Personnel/Students

  • May 28- FWHS Baccalaureate

  • May 30- FWHS Graduation

  • June 2- Begin Four Day Work Week

  • June 3- Last Day of Classes 2014

School Times


All  7:45AM - 2:15PM
 Lake City / Richardson   8:40AM - 3:10PM
Challenge  7:30AM - 1:00PM
Columbia / Fort White  8:30AM - 3:00PM


Congratulations to our "A" Schools!

1.  Pinemount Elementary

2.  Westside Elementary

Congratulations to our "B" Schools! 

1. Columbia City Elementary

2. Eastside Elementary

3. Fort White Elementary


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In the News


Student Makes Hoax Call Triggering Lockdown at Columbia High School.  Read more >


Award winners from the Florida State Science and Engineering Fair, where 100% of our county competitors placed.

Eastside Elementary School’s Young Artists of the Month for April.
The Young Artist of the Month program is a business partnership activity between the Columbia County School System and Sunstate Federal Credit Union, Mix 94.3, Lake City Advertiser and Pizza Boy Pizza. 

The CHS Tigerette Dance Team recently traveled to Hershey, PA to compete in the Mardi Gras Spirit Events National Cheer and Dance Competition. The CHS Dance Team competed in the High School Varsity Pom Division and the Varsity Hip Hop Division. The Tigerettes won First Place in both of the Varsity Dance Divisions. The Tigerettes also received the Grand Champion Award which is given to the team with the highest score of the day.

Priyanka Patel, Columbia High School Junior, was recognized by the Columbia County School Board for her selection as the 2103 - 2014 District Sunshine State Scholar for Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM).
Priyanka’ selection was based on ACT/SAT scores, participation in clubs/activities math/science related, math/science awards and her interest in STEM related studies. She is the only student selected for Columbia County.

Niblack Elementary School's Young Writers of the Month for April.
The Young Writers of the Month program is a business partnership activity between the Columbia County School District and Sunstate Federal Credit Union, Mix 94.3 and Burger King of Lake City.

Columbia County Agriculture Leaders presented a proclamation to the Columbia County School Board declaring May 2 as Columbia County Agriculture Literacy Day.
Columbia County agriculturalists will participate by reading a book about agriculture to elementary schools students at our nine elementary schools. A set of five agriculture related books will be presented to each elementary school’s media center.
(l-r) Greg Harden, School Board Chair Keith Hudson, Charlie Crawford, Mace Bauer, Steven Dicks & Superintendent Terry L. Huddleston

The Columbia County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age disability or marital status in its educational programs, services or activities, or in its hiring or employment practices.  The district also provides equal access to its facilities to the Boy Scouts and other patriotic youth groups, as required by the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act.  Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information regarding discrimination or harassment may be sent to:

Narragansett M. Smith

Columbia County School District

Equity Officer

(386) 755-8015




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To create a safe, orderly learning environment conducive to the preparation of highly motivated students;

To work to ensure that all students achieve to the maximum potential of their abilities; and

To prepare students to be successful in their career/technical training or higher education and in the workplace.


Last Updated: 04/23/2014


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