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Rising 6th Grade Program
Columbia Middle School will host its Rising 6th Grade Program on Tuesday, July 24th and Wednesday, July 25th from 9:00 am until 12:30 pm at Columbia Middle School. This program is being provided in an effort to minimize the challenges and maximize student achievement during the 18-19 school year. This program will focus on instructional and cultural expectations of your rising scholar(s). Transportation will be provided for all non-Magnet students, and breakfast and lunch will be provided to all those attending. If you have further questions, please contact Columbia Middle School @ 678-875-0502. 

2018-2019 CMS Uniform Changes
Please view the attached uniform letter for the 2018-2019 school year.
Each grade level will wear a specific uniform combination:
6th – White tops and khaki brown, navy blue, black bottoms, or jeans.
7th – Orange tops and khaki brown, navy blue, black bottoms, or jeans.
8th – Navy or royal blue tops and khaki brown, navy blue, black bottoms, or jeans.

All shoes must be safe and appropriate for the learning environment. Students may wear their choice of athletic, low-heeled, or flat shoes.
Students must wear athletic shoes in all PE classes and/or outdoor activities.
Sandals, Crocs, slippers, flip flops, open toe shoes, thong sandals, stilettos and the like are NOT permitted to be worn on campus.  

Students will not be allowed to wear the following items:
Clothing that depicts drug use and profanity 
No ripped or torn jeans
Tights or stretch pants
Flip flops or slides
Tank tops or t-shirts
Scarves or bandanas on their heads or on their bodies
Skirts that are no higher than 2” above the knee
Columbia PTSA Beautification Event
Join our PTSA and Friends for a day of school climate improvement on Saturday May 5th from 9am to noon. 
Georgia Milestones End of Grade Study/Resources Guides
The attached Study/Resource Guides are intended to serve as a resource for parents and students. They contain practice questions and learning activities for each content area. The standards identified in the Study/Resource Guides address a sampling of the state-mandated content standards.  
Students Rally Around MAP Success
Students are excited about achieving their growth goals during MAP testing at Columbia Middle School.  Click "Read More" to view a video of CMS's MAP Pep Rally. 
DCSD FY18 Parental Involvement Plan/Policy
DCSD FY18 Parental Involvement Plan/Policy 
CMS DEAR Initiative
Students Embrace Reading at Columbia 
CMS Written Procedures for Parent Communication
Columbia Middle School strives to provide 2-way written communication.  Please view the following ways that we communicate with our families here:  
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Columbia Middle School Bus Information - 2017-2018
Parents, the bus routes for the 2017-2018 school year are attached.

Columbia Middle School 2017-2018 Regular Bus Routes
Columbia Middle School 2017-2018 Magnet Bus Routes
Columbia Middle School Title I Compacts
2017-2018 Title I Parent-Student-School Compact 
Title I Parent Involvement Policy
2017-2018 Title I Parent Involvement Policy  
Region V Central Registration Hours of Operation
NOTICE: Registration is CLOSED on March 10, 2017.

Normal hours of Monday - Friday (9:00 am - 4:00 pm) will resume on March 13, 2017. Please click here for more information.

Columbia MS Students Wear Uniforms for the 2017-2018 School Year
All students are expected to be in uniform daily to support the overall culture and climate of the school. Please call the main office at 678-875-0502 for further information. 
2017-2018 Retention Policy
Students who fail 2 or more classes in 2 consecutive semesters will be retained in their current grade level for the ENTIRE 2018-2019 school year. 
Campus Portal for Parents and Students
On Monday, August 25th the DeKalb County School District launched the Campus Portal for parents and students. 
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Parents and students, be sure to download the District App 
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