Each summer my husband and I take a group of teens and preteens to Cedar Point. The experience is enjoyable and educational. One of the things I find fascinating is that depending on your vantage point, you see the park differently. When you are on a fast ride you see the area as a blur, both right-side up and upside down. If you are on the Sky Ride or the giant Ferris Wheel you are able to see a lot of the park and a bit more of the detail. However, if you tour the park on the ground by walking around, you see details you miss from a speedy or an elevated ride.
Similarly, Columbia School District teachers, administrators and staff members focus on working closely with your child to ensure the important details are covered. Whether your child is a preschooler enjoying learning about career choices, a sixth grade student learning about the parts of a cell or a Columbia Central High School senior learning the intricacies’ of solving a crime in the Forensic Science class, our teachers give their students the information they need to be successful.
One of the new programs for our students in kindergarten through sixth grade is the technology exploratory. This class will give students the opportunity to learn more about educational technology including Chromebooks, iPads and applications that focus on learning strategies. At Columbia Central high school students will also have new technology options as the result of the addition of our business foundations and Microsoft IT Academy. These classes will give our high school students the opportunity to build their skills and abilities to provide a pathway to higher education and the work-force.
In each of the areas of our district our teachers are dedicated to providing our students both a birds-eye view of their subject area, similar to the outlook from Sky Ride at Cedar Point, and the ground-level detail that will give our students a foundation for a successful future. If you are interested in learning more about Columbia School District, our programs and opportunities for success, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or call me at 5175926641.