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Columbiana Exempted Village Schools
Rated Excellent...Again!

"There needs to be a lot more emphasis on what
a child can do instead of on what he cannot do
                                                    -Dr. Temple Grandin

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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

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

Jared Wilson Recognized
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?

Columbiana Schools Implements MakerSpaces

Columbiana 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.
WKBN's article

ODE District Report Card Data Released:
Columbiana Schools Top in Two Counties

View two county comparison

Athletic Schedules

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!

US News & World Reports Silver

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:

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.)

Columbiana Athletics
Important information regarding athletics, schedule changes, etc.

Columbiana Special Education
Important information regarding changes/updates regarding Special Education

Columbiana Technology
Information regarding advances in technology within our schools

Columbiana Transportation
Information regarding bus changes, transportation delays/changes

Noteworthy information specific to Columbiana High School

CHS Guidance
Information related to high school guidance, scheduling, scholarships, etc.

Noteworthy information specific to Joshua Dixon Elementary School

Noteworthy information specific to Columbiana Middle School

Columbiana Schools offers Pay For It
You can now add money to your child's school lunch account conveniently online
read more


        • 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

Ashley Orr
Read the entire YSU article


Clipper Achievements

Columbiana Exempted Village School District Click here for Columbiana High School Click here for South Side Middle School Click here for Joshua Dixon Elementary
Columbiana Exempted Village School District

700 Columbiana-Waterford Road
Columbiana, Ohio 44408

Office of the Superintendent
Phone: (330) 482-5352
Fax: (330) 482-5361

Columbiana High School
Phone: (330) 482-3818
Fax: (330) 482-5360

Columbiana Middle School
Phone: (330) 482-5354
Fax: (330) 482-6332

Joshua Dixon Elementary School
Phone: (330) 482-5355
Fax: (330) 482-5358

Help Hotline/Crisis Center (Tip Line)

CMS National Blue Ribbon Award '15

CMS ODE School of Promise '14

CMS ODE High Performing School of Honor '14

Excellent Rated District
'05-'06, '06-'07, '07-'08, '08-'09, '10-'11, '11-'12

Excellent with Distinction Rated District '09-'10

US News & World Reports Best High Schools in the Nation Silver Medal '09, '11, '14

Newsweek's Best High Schools '13

US News & World Reports Ranked #7 in the Nation
Most Connected Classrooms '11

CHS National Blue Ribbon Award '09

Athletic Schedules can now be
found at the new
Columbiana Exempted VillageSchool District
Athletics Page

Career Advising Policy

Click here for more information

Student Accident Application

Click here for more information

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Columbiana High School has been listed as one of
U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools.
View Article
View State of Ohio Best High Schools List

Columbiana Upgrading Classrooms
Read the Article

Comcast's Internet Essentials Program


ODE Feature's Columbiana Schools

"Wired in more ways than one:
CHS students and teachers are enthusiastic about technology"

Columbiana Schools Highlighted in U.S. News & World Reports Article: Schools Turn to In-House Experts for Tech Training

Columbiana High School Ranked #7 in the Nation
U.S. News and World Report's Most Connected Classrooms

U.S. News & World Reports Most Connected Classroom

I am very pleased to announce that we have been ranked #7 in the nation in the U.S. News & World Reports Most Connected Classrooms.  The ranking is based on a connectivity index which measures student-to-computer ratio, Internet access/speed, and technical support.

View Ranked Schools

Since we were ranked in the top 10, we were included in the
Top 10 Most Connected Classrooms in Photos section as well. 

A special thanks to Mr. Mook for his support with this initative, our Board of Education for realizing the importance of Technology Integration within our classrooms, and our staff for working dilligently to find exciting ways to incorporate technology within your classrooms.

Read more at:

View our article within EdConnection by clicking here.

View WKBN's article and video by clicking here.

View PR Newswire's Article

Jason Martin
Coordinator of Technology/Assistant Principal



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A Special Thank You to our Board of Education
For Your Continued Support and Service to our Schools

Board of Education
Tony Roncone, Michael Clark, Kelly Williamson (Vice President), Mark Hutson, , Scott Caron (President)