Columbiana Board of Education
Special Board Meeting
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 6:00 p.m.
High School Library
The Columbiana Board of Education will hold a Special Board meeting on
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the High School Library.
The purpose is for Board business. An Executive Session in accordance with ORC 121.22
will be included for the purposes of:
1. With respect to a public employee or official:
Appointment, Compensation, Employment, and/or Promotion and
2. Matters required to be kept confidential by federal law or rules or state statutes.)
Congratulations Columbiana High School
Of the numerous Ohio schools ranked in 2016 among the U.S. News Best High Schools
18 were awarded gold medals, 137 earned silver medals and 243 received bronze medals.
Mahoning Valley Results:
Columbiana - #76 in Ohio - Silver Medal
Canfield - #82 in Ohio - Silver Medal
Springfield - #93 in Ohio - Silver Medal
Boardman - #105 in Ohio - Silver Medal
Hubbard - #132 in Ohio - Silver Medal
Struthers - #137 in Ohio - Silver Medal
Beaver Local - Bronze Medal
Champion - Bronze Medal
Crestview - Bronze Medal
Austintown - Bronze Medal
Girard - Bronze Medal
Howland - Bronze Medal
Jackson Milton - Bronze Medal
Lakeview - Bronze Medal
Lordstown - Bronze Medal
Lowellville- Bronze Medal
McDonald - Bronze Medal
Mineral Ridge - Bronze Medal
Newton Falls - Bronze Medal
Poland - Bronze Medal
Salem - Bronze Medal
South Range - Bronze Medal
Southern Local - Bronze Medal
United - Bronze Medal
West Branch - Bronze Medal
Western Reserve - Bronze Medal
Other Mahoning Valley schools not listed were not ranked.
Congratulations Speech & Debate State Champions
Miss Nord and our State Champions in DUO, David White and Adam Kyle.
The Columbiana Speech team also had 22 State Qualifiers.
Other State finalists included:
Michael Vargo- 2nd in US Extemp
Paige Herbert and Sophia Smith - 4th in DUO
Cortland Stone - 6th in Humor
Dody Elnass in International Extemp
Evan Gall - 6th in US Extemp.
Jared Wilson Recognized by State Representative, Tim Ginter
as the 2016 Division III State Champion in Boy's Golf
More information about this event
Interested in Delay/Cancellation Notifications?
If you are intersted in 2 hour delay/school cancellation
notification and are not currently receiving them, please contact
the secretary of the building your child attends. They will
be able to add your name and phone number to our schoolcast
system so you receive future calls/texts.
Interested in e-mail Updates?
Are you interested in e-mail updates regarding board meetings,
cafeteria menus, job postings? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Columbiana Schools Implements MakerSpaces
Many schools have adopted more creative learning tactics, including one that’s known as the
“Makers Space” classroom where students are free to create and design whatever they want, while
learning important lessons and skills.
ODE District Report Card Data Released:
Columbiana Schools Top in Two Counties
View two county comparison
Athletic Schedules can now be found at the new
Columbiana Schools Athletics Page
Learn more about Columbiana Schools
Columbiana Schools Informational Video
Joshua Dixon Informational Video
Columbiana High School Ranked Again in 2016!
Columbiana High School is ranked 76th in the State
Highest Ranking in the Tri-County Area
Columbiana High School's Profile
Columbiana Schools Offers Electronic Alerts
In an effort to further enhance school communications, Columbiana Exempted Village School District has implemented Ohio Alerts.
By signing up for Ohio Alerts, you can choose to receive important notifications through text or e-mail. As a student, parent, business leader, or community member, you can decide what alerts you would like to receive.
Receiving too many alerts? You can unsubscribe from various alert lists at any time. To get started, simply go to: http://www.ohioalerts.org/coex
You will be asked for your name, how long you would like to receive alerts leave blank to receive until you unsubscribe), text or e-mail and your mobile provider (if text). If you would like texts and emails, just sign up twice.
Standard messaging fees through your provider may apply (for text messages)
The lists we are currently offering are:
Columbiana School District
General district information (School Cancellations, Two Hour Delays, Job Postings, etc.)
Important information regarding athletics, schedule changes, etc.
Columbiana Special Education
Important information regarding changes/updates regarding Special Education
Information regarding advances in technology within our schools
Information regarding bus changes, transportation delays/changes
Noteworthy information specific to Columbiana High School
Information related to high school guidance, scheduling, scholarships, etc.
Noteworthy information specific to Joshua Dixon Elementary School
Noteworthy information specific to South Side Middle School
Columbiana Schools offers Pay For It
You can now add money to your child's school lunch account conveniently online
- PFI manages Student Lunch Accounts
- Purchases & balances can be reviewed online
- Parents can fund student accounts online
- Adult menus can be posted & meals can be pre-ordered online
- Kitchen cashiers can verify students through online pictures, take payment from
student accounts, and inform students of their balances
- PFI can auto-replenish accounts and/or send an automated email
Congratulations Ashley Orr on being selected as a Rhodes Scholar
Read the entire YSU article