CONGRATULATIONS! to Deb Berg
She is honored by Northeast Educational Service District 101 as an outstanding teacher in the region. See her video at
Debra Berg, Columbia High School See video
Warm WELCOME to Candee Parrow-Singer to the Columbia School Board of Directors
Candee Parrow-Singer was selected to fill the District #4 Director position, vacated by Jim Schrack, at the March 27, 2018 regular School Board Meeting.
Music Educator NEEDED for the remainder of 2017-2018 School Year
The Columbia School District is in urgent need of a Music Educator or the remainder of the 2917-2018 school year. The position is a 3-day position (Tuesday – Wednesday – Thursday). All student K-12 participate in the program and have had a wonderful year thus far. We are looking for a music educator to continue and complete the year.Please contact Dr. Bill Wadlington, if interested at the phone numbers below or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Columbia School District webpage is accessible at www.columbia206.com .
Come join our Columbia Family and give the gift of music to our children.
Dr. William J. Wadlington (509-722-3311)
Health Advisory- Norovirus Illnesses in Local Communities Follow this LINK.
NONDISCRIMINATION Information for Columbia School District No. 206
Columbia School District 206 does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employee has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Dr. William J. Wadlington, Superintendent/Principal at P.O. Box 7, 4961 B Hunters Shop Road, Hunters, WA 99137. Telephone: 509-722-3311. Email: email@example.com.
Click here for complaint procedure.
One-on-One Paraeducator Needed
Columbia School District No. 206 is looking for a Paraprofessional for a full-time job opportunity. This Paraprofessional will act as a one-on-one paraeducator and will be required to be trained in medical procedures for the student. The paraeducator will accompany and supervise the student to-and-from school on the school bus. The successful candidate will receive training by a medical professional in the management of the student's medical needs.
We are looking for a Paraprofessional with problem solving skills, resourcefulness and great communication skills. During this job opportunity the Paraprofessional will be working as an instructional aid in the classroom where the one-on-one student is located and follow that student/class throughout the day.
For more information concerning this important position, please navigate to the Columbia School District Web Page and view the Job Posting under the EMPLOYMENT TAB or contact Superintendent, Dr. William J. Wadlington at 509.722.3311.
Why are the Flags at Half Mast?
Pursuant to a Presidential Proclamation, Governor Inslee directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff immediately in memory of former First Lady Barbara Bush who passed away on April 17, 2018 at the age of 92.
Flags should remain at half-staff until close of business or sunset on Saturday, April 21, 2018.
Elementary Classroom Teacher Position Openning
Columbia School District No. 206 wishes to announce an opening for one or two Elementary Classroom Teacher positions for school year 2018-2019. Columbia Schools mission is to “Educate and prepare all students for lifelong success.”
Please navigate to the Employment Tab on the Columbia Schools Webpage.
2018-2019 Calendar Input
In the development of the 2018-2019 School Calendar input is sought from staff, parents, students and community members. There are four (4) DRAFT versions of the 2018-2019 calendar as well as a survey to provide input. Dr. Wadlington will collect and collate all input and present it to the Columbia School Board on April 24, 2018 school board meeting along with his recommendation. The board is solely responsible for establishing the calendar.
Some legal restrictions to understand are: 180-days, weekdays only, the state recognizes all federal (bank holidays). Snow days are at the end of the school year if necessary. In addition to these requirements, there are some general total number of instruction hours included.
Calendar DRAFT version
Calendar Survey - LINK
Please provide input for this processs.
~Dr. Bill Wadlington
Chewelah Peak Fundraiser April 28th (Sponsored by Columbia PSE Union and 5th & 6th grade parents) Yard sale/Bake Sale in the school cafeteria from 9 am to 4 pm. Concessions for baseball game provided by 5th & 6th grade parents. People are welcome to donate gently used items or rent a table for $10.00 to sell their own items. Homemade crafts would be welcome too! YARD & BAKE SALE FLYER
School Board Meeting
Next Scheduled School Board Meeting is Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the school library. School Board Meetings are now held on the 4th Tuesday of each month.
Columbia School District Strategic Planning Process
This page will provide information concerning the Strategic Planning process. This process is citizen-driven and is intended to provide a process for continuous improvement.
To begin the process, please begin the process by accessing the following survey. It should take no longer than 10-minutes. If you are interested in serving in a work group, please complete the final comment section of the survey. Access the survey at the following LINK.
Thanks, Dr. William J. Wadlington
Mr. McLain recently presented the following video to the National Association for Federally Impacted Schools Conference in Washington D.C.
Check out our awesome video for the 2017 Made by Milk Contest MILK CARTON VIDEO
Our school collects "Box Tops" for Education. Please turn in your box tops to the school office Go to this website to find out more about Box Tops for Education http://www.boxtops4education.com/about
Did you know that you can click on the "Staff" link on this website and check out information that each staff member has posted? It's good to know!