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Columbia Students To Walk Out For Climate Change Friday  Maplewood, NJ Patch

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Inspired by 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, students in Columbia High School have planned to walk out to draw ...



A Suburb Believed in Liberal Ideals. Then Came a New Busing Plan.  The New York Times

MAPLEWOOD, N.J — This suburb, with its high-performing schools, seems a haven of diversity and progressiveness. Signs that trumpet “Stigma-free Town” and ...



South Orange-Maplewood Principal Leaves for Summit District  Maplewood, NJ Patch

SOMA Principal Leaves for Summit District - Maplewood, NJ - Elizabeth Meola Aaron is expected to join Summit High School Sept. 10.



Columbia High School hosts career fair  WDAM

Columbia High School's athletic practice facility was packed with students and employers from across the Pine Belt for their annual career fair.



Coach recalls coaching Columbia High’s first integrated football team  WDAM

Several players like Walter Payton and Joe Owens from that newly integrated team went on to play in the NFL after being coached by Coach Charles Boston, ...



Sylvia Jacobson  The Altamont Enterprise

VOORHEESVILLE — Sylvia Jacobson was a woman of “wit, wisdom, and wonder,” an all-around interesting person who never lost her zest for living, said her ...



Players of the Pine Belt: Aaron, seniors setting the tone at Columbia  WDAM

Senior tackle Jordan Aaron wants Columbia High School to continue its recent success on the football field.



Columbia High School cheerleaders win state championship  WDAM

After several months of intense training, the Columbia High School cheerleaders are state champions.



Reflections on Shakespeare and Race at Columbia High School  The Village Green

When stage and television actor Keith Hamilton Cobb visited Columbia High School on Friday, May 31, 2019, there was a buzz of excitement in the air as ...



Changes Coming to Columbia HS Guidance Dept. this Fall  The Village Green

There will be some new faces in the Columbia High School Guidance Department when school reopens this fall; and some familiar ones will be gone.



Former CHS Principal Elizabeth Aaron to Be Assistant Principal of Summit High  The Village Green

Former Columbia High School Principal Elizabeth Aaron is expected to be appointed Assistant Principal of Summit High School this September. The news was ...



Downie Nelson  Morgan County Herald

Downie Nelson, 94, of McConnelsville, OH, passed away peacefully at Morrison House while under the care of Genesis Hospice in Zanesville, Ohio, ...



Columbia High School grad beats the odds, gets in to Brown University amid family tragedy  Idaho Press-Tribune

NAMPA — Elbie Seibert, 17, is the first student from Columbia High School to be accepted to an Ivy League School. Earlier this school year, he almost put that ...



Students Look Back and Think Ahead at Columbia High School Graduation  TAPinto.net

Editor's Note: The correct name of the venue is the Richard J. Codey Arena. MAPLEWOOD, NJ – For the past four years, students in Columbia High School's ...



Players of the Pine Belt - Columbia's KJ Cloyd  WDAM-TV

Kevon "K.J." Cloyd loves football. "It's not only a game for high school, but it's also about life," said Cloyd, who was selected as Columbia High School's "Player of ...



Seminary defeats Columbia 21-14  WDAM

SEMINARY, MS (WDAM) - Seminary High School sophomore running back Marquis Crosby seems to prefer to let his playing do the talking. By the fourth quarter ...



Melissa Butler Appointed New CHS Asst Principal, Angel Rivera Is New Jefferson Asst Principal  The Village Green

The South Orange-Maplewood Board of Education unanimously approved the appointment of two new administrators on Monday, February 25, 2019. Melissa ...



Educational edge at Central Columbia H.S.  PAHomePage.com

SOUTH CENTRE TOWNSHIP, COLUMBIA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) – High school seniors all across northeastern and central Pennsylvania are graduating this ...



South Orange-Maplewood BOE Declines to Reverse Non-Renewal for MMS Science Teacher  The Village Green

Despite remarks from nearly a dozen supporters asking that sixth-grade science teacher Debra Hwang have her contract renewed (and a reported 23 or more ...



‘Rally For Lally’: School shows support for teacher with cancer  NEWS10 ABC

The 'Rally For Lally' T-shirts are hard to miss when walking down the Columbia High School hallways.



Walter Payton honored at Columbia High School by Pro Football Hall of Fame  WDAM-TV

Family members, friends, along with former teammates and coaches gathered at the Charles L. Boston Athletic Complex in Columbia on Tuesday, ...



Oatis stands tall in Columbia  WDAM-TV

James Harvey has spent a good part of his life dealing with the biggest fellas on a football field.



BREAKING: New Interim Principal Appointed for Columbia High School, Samuels to Head Montrose  The Village Green

Editor's Note: This is a developing story and will be updated should we solicit additional comments and information. The following email notification was sent by ...



Ninth Annual CHS Grads Return Program Set For December 20  The Village Green

The 2018 Grads Return Program expects to have close to 100 recent grads come back to CHS and relate their experiences in college, work, taking a gap year, ...



Nearly 300-pound middle schooler is collecting SEC football offers  USA TODAY High School Sports

Jaheim Oatis is big. How big? Well, he's 6-4 and 286 pounds and describes himself as a "beast." That description seems to fit. RELATED: Alabama coach Nick ...



More Questions than Answers in Removal of Columbia HS Principal Aaron  The Village Green

Update, July 4 2:55 p.m.: Village Green reached out to BOE President Elizabeth Baker and individual BOE members (as well as Dr. Ficarra) with more specific ...



Pinebelt Foundation announces scholarship recipients  WDAM

Several Pine Belt students were rewarded for their hard work Thursday when the Pinebelt Foundation announced its 2019 scholarship recipients.



Former CHS Principal Aaron: Optimistic and 'Honored' to Take on New Role  The Village Green

Former Columbia High School Principal Elizabeth Aaron expressed “optimism” and wrote that she was “honored” to take on her new role with the South ...



PHOTOS, VIDEO: SZA Electrifies Columbia High School at Hall of Fame Induction  The Village Green

Solana Rowe graduated from Columbia High School in 2008. She returned triumphantly today as world-wide music phenomenon and artist SZA to screaming ...



Two Mississippians Crack 247Sports Top100 For Class Of 2022  247Sports

Two Mississippians have made the initial release of the 247Sports Top 100 for the class of 2022. The rankings were released Thursday. Holmes County High ...



Pinebelt Foundation awards $51K in scholarships  HubcitySPOKES.com

This year 38 students received more than $51,000 in scholarships from 14 different programs managed by the Pinebelt Foundation. “Managing and distributing ...



2020 Distinguished Young Women of Mississippi Program Contenders to arrive Sunday to begin week of events, competitions  Meridian Star

Thirty-three high school senior girls from across the state will arrive in Meridian this weekend to begin a week that will include rehearsals, personal appearances ...



CHS 9th Grader Lily Forman Wins International Student Video Contest  The Village Green

From Population Connection: Lily Forman. Over 5,000 students in grades 6 through 12 from 50 countries and 44 U.S. states and territories participated in this ...



Columbia High School Hosts Delegation of Chinese Educators  The Village Green

The halls were packed as usual when the morning bell rang at Columbia High School on October 25, but among the throng was a crowd of people who were ...



SOMSD Principal Goes to Washington: Aaron Advocates for Educational Equity Laws  The Village Green

From Elizabeth Aaron: Maplewood resident Elizabeth Aaron and fellow members of the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association, including school ...



Dr. Kalisha Morgan Steps in as Columbia High School Interim Principal  TAPinto.net

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Kalisha Morgan, Ed.D, displays a card from a former student in her newly-decorated office at Columbia High ...



3-star RB Kentrel Bullock commits to Ole Miss  Red Cup Rebellion

Ole Miss dodged the MLB Draft bullet a few weeks ago and five-star running back Jerrion Ealy will be in the red and blue this fall. Now, Matt Luke and Co. have ...



Goff Middle School to employ school resource officer  Troy Record

EAST GREENBUSH, N.Y. — Starting this September, Howard L. Goff Middle School will employ a school resource officer (SRO).



Columbia High School Changes Start Time, Unifying Schedule for All Students  The Village Green

Editor's note, 3:49 p.m.: this article has been updated with a new comment from a parent who has advocated for a later start time at CHS. Columbia High School ...



Columbia High School Introduces Mandarin, Latin Continues Online for Current Students  The Village Green

This fall, Columbia High School will be introducing Mandarin Chines as a course offering to students for the first time. The language is being added as the result ...



Mississippi Teachers Unimpressed As House Ups Two-Year Pay Raise to $4000  Jackson Free Press

Mississippi teachers told the Jackson Free Press that they agreed with critics of the Legislature's $1000 raise bill, and they had their own criticisms of even a ...



Nephron's Lou Kennedy, NBC's Craig Melvin named Distinguished Public School Graduates  ColaDaily.com

The South Carolina Foundation for Educational Leadership, South Carolina Association of School Administrators' non-profit arm, is hosting its third annual gala ...



Columbia High School student charged with assaulting another student in incident captured on video  LancasterOnline

A Columbia High School student was charged with simple assault after being captured on video beating another student in a classroom.



Community Groups Split On School Board Members Skinhead Rant  Maplewood, NJ Patch

Community Groups Split On BOE Member's 'Skinhead' - Maplewood, NJ - Community Coalition on Race and SOMA Black Parents Workshop differ on ethics ...



New Commit Kentrel Bullock Recaps Tuesday's Unofficial Visit  247Sports

Kentrel Bullock's phone has been burning up since committing to Ole Miss on Sunday. Some calls have been from reporters, some from well-wishing family and ...



Hundreds gather in Magnolia for Columbia School Reunion  Magnolia Banner News

The Columbia High School 14th Annual All-School Reunion was recently held in Magnolia and 344 people from around the country attended.



Jefferson Davis County rolls past Columbia, 46-7  WDAM-TV

BASSFIELD _ Columbia High School coach James Harvey stood near the 50-yard line of Howard L. Willoughby Friday night watching his Wildcats wrap up the ...



Teacher Pay in Limbo as Mississippi Senate Balks at $4000 Raise  Jackson Free Press

The fate of a bill that could grant Mississippi's public-school teachers a $4000 pay raise over a two-year period remained uncertain Monday morning as ...



Players of the Pine Belt: Freeman, Perry Central ready to take step forward  WDAM

Perry Central High School football looking to return to winning ways.



South Orange-Maplewood Names Clinton Asst. Principal, CHS Head of Guidance  The Village Green

Editor's note, 4/27/18: this article has been updated with more information and quotes from the SOMSD: The South Orange-Maplewood School District voted on ...



Teacher mom, 38, charged in sex romps with six teen boys is now focus of three new lawsuits  Fox News

A former New Jersey high school teacher accused of sexual misconduct with six teenage boys is now the focus of three lawsuits filed against her and the school ...



PRCC student 'went through life with a passion'  Hattiesburg American

Pearl River Community College freshman Joseph "Blake" Broom will be remembered for his smile and upbeat outlook.



City of Columbia City Council met June 3  Southwest Illinois News

City of Columbia City Council met June 3. Here is the minutes provided by the council: I. Call To Order. Mayor Hutchinson called the City Council of Columbia, ...



Seminary tops Jefferson Davis County, 15-9  WDAM

Seminary advances to the Class 3A state championship game with a win over Jefferson Davis County.



Lampeter-Strasburg, Manheim Township among U.S. News' best high schools  LancasterOnline

For the first time in five years, there's a new top-ranked high school in Lancaster County.



Columbia company moving to old training school for expansion  WDAM-TV

A two-year-old parachute manufacturing company is expanding its operations by occupying part of the old Columbia Training School.



Zach Braff Inducted Into Columbia High School Hall of Fame  The Village Green

Actor and director Zach Braff visited Columbia High School in Maplewood today to be inducted into the school's Hall of Fame. Braff, who graduated from CHS in ...



SOMA School Group Wants Principal Back, Plans Rally  Maplewood, NJ Patch

SOMA Group Wants Principal Back, Plans Rally - Maplewood, NJ - CHS Principal Elizabeth Aaron has reportedly been reassigned. Hundreds of people in South ...



District: Aaron's 'Talents & Institutional Knowledge' Needed for 'District-Wide Initiatives'  The Village Green

Updated: In response to a request for comment from Village Green, the district spokesperson confirmed that the change of position for Principal Aaron was not ...



Columbia High School Athletic Director Suspended  TAPinto.net

MAPLEWOOD AND SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Columbia High School athletic director Larry Busichio has been suspended indefinitely along with four other staffers ...



Students File Three Lawsuits Related to Alleged Sexual Misconduct By Former Columbia H. S. Teacher  TAPinto.net

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Three lawsuits have been filed against the South Orange Maplewood School District -- the most recent just two month ago -- by students of a ...



Maplewood teacher charged with having sex with 6 students pleads not guilty  NJ.com

columbia-high-school. Nicole Dufault, 35, of Caldwell, pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of sexually assaulting six male students at Columbia High School in ...



Pearl River announces 2019 signing class  HubcitySPOKES.com

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River announced the addition of 34 new Wildcats on Wednesday as part of National Signing Day 2019. The large class checks a lot of ...



Columbia High School Choral Director Bunce Blazes New Trails  The Village Green

Ask Jamie Bunce, Director of Choral Activities at Columbia High School, her philosophy and she'll tell you, “Everyone deserves to be heard.” “There's no such ...



CHS Grad Ciara Rolle-Harris Recognized by Both Forbes and NY Women in Communications  The Village Green

Ciara Rolle-Harris, Columbia High School Class of 2016, has been twice honored and recognized lately for her outstanding scholarship: Rolle-Harris was ...



Every NJ School Graded In Newly Released State Report: Your Rank?  Toms River, NJ Patch

Every NJ School Graded In Newly Released Report - Toms River, NJ - UPDATE: NJ released its controversial system that grades every school on a 0-100 scale.



All-Region 8-3A football team announced  WDAM

Region 8-3A football coaches voted on first-team honors as well as various MVPs among the region's six high schools.



Three Years Since Arrest, Accused Columbia HS Teacher Still Awaits Trial  TAPinto.net

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Sunday, September 17, marks three years since former Columbia High School (CHS) teacher Nicole Dufault was arrested for allegedly ...



Credit Union uses new approach to teach young adults financial literacy  WDAM

Columbia High School and Ferguson Federal Credit Union partnered up to take a new approach to improving financial literacy.



2 New Jersey High School Girls Facing Backlash Over Blackface Instagram Post  CBS Local

MAPLEWOOD, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Two Columbia High School students in New Jersey who dressed up in blackface said they meant it as a joke. The social ...



Former Columbia HS girls' basketball legendary coach Johanna Wright to be honored in North Carolina  Essex News Daily

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – At Columbia High School, Gene Chyzowych in soccer and Len Klepack in track and field are generally regarded as the top coaches in ...



Maplewood, N.J. Teacher Charged With Sexually Assaulting 3 Male Students  CBS Local

MAPLEWOOD, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A high school language arts teacher in Maplewood, N.J. is accused of sexually assaulting three students. Nicole Dufault ...



Columbia High School Student Elected to State Council Executive Board  The Village Green

The Columbia High School Student Council has had quite a year. At the annual winter conference of the New Jersey Association of Student Councils (NJASC), ...



Columbia High School triplets find a voice and a goal  Belleville News-Democrat

Fifteen-year-old triplets share classes and activities at Columbia High School, and they will share a car; but in many ways they are done being seen as one ...



Columbia High School Students Attend SPHINX Virtuosi Concert at Carnegie Hall  TAPinto.net

NEW YORK, NY - Columbia High School students attended the 11th Annual Sphinx Virtuosi concert at Carnegie Hall on Thursday, Oct. 11.



Sumrall receiver Dannis Jackson flips commitment from Mississippi State to Ole Miss  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Receiver Dannis Jackson, one of the top players in the state and a Dandy Dozen selection, changed his commitment from Mississippi State to Ole Miss.



Founder of Southern Tire Mart passes away  WDAM-TV

Ernest Duff died May 27, 2016, at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Visitation and funeral are at Hathorn Funeral Home in Columbia, ...



High School Football Recap: Week 4 pt. 3  WDAM

Taylorsville, South Jones, Petal, Richton and Collins picked up wins in Week 4 of Friday night football.



LETTER: CHS Special Dance Tackles Big Topics With Energy, Expertise & Joy (PHOTOS, VIDEO)  The Village Green

To the Editor: Those of us lucky enough to be in the Columbia High School auditorium for last week's Special Dance Company performance witnessed ...



Skinhead Traffic Rant By NJ BOE Member Ruled Ethics Violation  Maplewood, NJ Patch

Traffic Rant By SOMSD BOE Member Ethics Violation - Maplewood, NJ - School Ethics Commission says South Orange-Maplewood Board of Education ...



Sumrall remains unbeaten after win over Sacred Heart  WDAM

Senior Tyrek Preston ran for two touchdowns and sophomore Hayden Barrett returned a punt 60 yards for a score Friday as the Bobcats remained unbeaten.



County schools hire new principals - Daily Leader  Dailyleader

The Lincoln County School Board announced the hiring of school principals for Bogue Chitto and West Lincoln Attendance Centers at a meeting Friday.



Racial Slurs, Racist Graffiti Reported At High School In Maplewood, N.J.  CBS New York

MAPLEWOOD, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Officials at Columbia High School in Maplewood, New Jersey issued a letter to parents Wednesday reporting two ...



Maplewood Celebrates Black History Month  Maplewood, NJ Patch

Maplewood Celebrates Black History Month - Maplewood, NJ - A plethora of events are scheduled throughout the month of February.



Review: CHS Parnassians Bring 'a Whole World Alive' With Alabama Story  The Village Green

On November 17, 18 and 19, the Columbia High School Parnassian Society presented the high school premiere of Kenneth Jones's social justice drama ...



Ronnie Crudup Jr. Wins Special Election for South Jackson House Seat  Jackson Free Press

Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn called Ronnie Crudup, Jr. Tuesday evening to congratulate him on his victory after voters in south Jackson elected the ...



Sergeants major group recognizes JROTC cadets | News  Theredstonerocket

Junior ROTC teams from 18 Tennessee Valley high schools were recognized at the ninth annual JROTC Medal of Honor Leadership Dinner, Friday at The ...



Who is Nicole Dufault? Details emerge about teacher accused of 6 student sex assaults  NJ.com

A divorced mother of two young sons, Nicole Dufault faced a series of marital troubles and taught at various schools in the northern New Jersey region where ...



Sumrall, Richton football back on right track  WDAM

This year, while both teams have benefited from accommodating, early-season schedules, Richton and Sumrall both feature senior-laden rosters boasting ...



PRCC to induct 6 into Sports Hall of Fame  Hattiesburg American

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will induct six new members into its Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 29, as part of the college's 2016 ...



South Orange-Maplewood Board of Ed to Appoint New MMS Principal Monday  The Village Green

Updated August 22, 2016, 8:10 a.m.: MMS Principal finalists Dara Gronau and Kevin Mason. The South Orange-Maplewood Board of Education is expected to ...



Legislative Update: Fetal Heartbeats, Teacher Pay, Tort Reform  Jackson Free Press

Daniella Dismuke-Roja is an activist who is challenging laws that she believes threaten the rights of Mississippians. On March 14, she traveled to Jackson and ...



Viral video shows support for teacher with sick daughter  WDAM

An English teacher at Columbia High School just learned that her daughter, Gentry, has a brain tumor. Through a Facebook video, Amy Terrell learned she has ...



Rally Urges Union Board of Education to Reconsider Outsourcing of Paraprofessionals  TAPinto.net

UNION, NJ – To chants of “Save our -- PARAs” and “We are -- WORTH IT”, about 100 paraprofessionals, teachers, parents, and union members rallied in front of ...



Ole Miss recruiting: 4-star WR T.J. Jones has Rebs in his top 6  Red Cup Rebellion

The nWo had a big Week 1 in Houston, combining 336 yards, three touchdowns, and a whole lot of fun against the Texas Tech secondary. To no one's surprise, ...



Town Talk  Idaho Press-Tribune

Notus students win National Park Trust park grant for trip.



2017 Edition of CHS Literary Magazine Guildscript Receives Three Awards  The Village Green

From CHS' Fine Arts Supervisor: Triple the awards for Guildscript! The Columbia High School art and literary magazine, Guildscript, has received THREE ...



PHOTOS: 'Power' Actor, Musical Artist Rotimi Inducted Into CHS and SOMS Halls of Fame  The Village Green

Olurotimi Akinosho — better known as Rotimi — was inducted into the Columbia High School Hall of Fame as well as the South Orange Middle School Hall of ...



Group Defends NJ Principal Accused Of Mocking Little Person  Patch.com

NJ Black Parents Group Defends Accused Principal - South Orange, NJ - The SOMA school community is treating a principal "like the FBI treated Hillary Clinton ...



Annual state report cards: Academic ratings decline at 13 of 17 Lancaster County public high schools  LancasterOnline

According to what's largely regarded as a standardized test-heavy rating system, most Lancaster County high schools declined academically in the past year.



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