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Superintendent's Newsletter

Please click here to access Superintendent, 
Mrs. Cheryl Watson-Harris' Weekly Newsletter.
State of the District click below:

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Region 6 Meets 2/23/21
Region 6 State of the Region Address

January Students of the Month
MAP 2021
MAP Testing Begins!
Second Semester Schedule

UPDATE: 7 Period Instructional Schedule

Beginning January 19th, the instructional schedule for all DCSD schools will mirror the schedule within Infinite Campus.  This means that the daily instructional schedule for Columbia Middle School will now consist of a seven-period day.  CLICK HERE to download the CMS 7 period schedule.
Return to School 2021
Click this FAQ link to find more information on students return to school.
Intent to Return Form
Please click below for the DeKalb County School District's Intent to Return Form
School Family Compact Signature Needed

A School-Family Compact for Achievement is an agreement that parents, students, and teachers develop together. It explains how parents and teachers will work together to make sure all our students reach grade-level standards.  Read more about the School Family Compact

Please fill out the School Family Compact 
Signature Form  CLICK HERE!
Urgent Survey Requests
URGENT: Parent Email Update and Chromebook Survey Request
In light of the global pandemic, it has become more important than ever for us to communicate with you virtually.  Please take time to update your email address on the form linked HERE.   Please take the Chromebook survey by clicking HERE.
Click to open this presentation with helpful live links.
DCSD Tech Support

UPDATE:  Campus Portal Support

Columbia Middle School Registration Forms and Instructions
Please click HERE to download the forms needed to  register your students to attend Columbia Middle School for the 2020-2021 school year. 

Region 6 Parenting Support
Click HERE for Region 6 Parenting Support

Need help with the Virtual Learning Tools?  Call the Dekalb County School District Help Desk at 678-676-1188. 
Free Wifi Hotspots and More
Comcast (Xfinity) Among the Companies Pledging to "Keep Americans Connected" to Wifi
DCSD has provided the link below to help parents and students stay connected to online learning opportunities during this time away from brick and mortar schools.  For several years now, Comcast (Xfinity) has offered the use of it's free hotspots to DCSD students and is now also one of several telecommunications companies signing the Keep Americans Connected Pledge.
An excerpt from the Keep Americans Connected Pledge reads as follows: "Given the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on American society, Company Name Here, pledges for the next 60 days to: (1) not terminate service to any residential or small business customers because of their inability to pay their bills due to the disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic; (2) waive any late fees that any residential or small business customers incur because of their economic circumstances related to the coronavirus pandemic; and (3) open its Wi-Fi hotspots to any American who needs them."  For more details, see the attached communication from the FCC.  
Meal Sites Support for Stakeholders
DCSD Provides Meal Support for Stakeholders
School System Meal Sites Expand
1. John Robert Lewis ES - Region I
2. Avondale ES - Region II
3. Stephenson MS - Region III
4. Freedom MS - Region IV
5. Miller Grove MS - Region V
6. Peachcrest ES - Region VI
7. Cedar Grove ES - Region VII
Guidance for Stakeholders
Coronavirus Guidance for Stakeholders
Please click the link below to read information designed for all DeKalb County School District students, employees and families concerning the proactive measures to take regarding the Coronavirus. 
Options For Accessing Infinite Campus
There are now separate Infinite Campus downloads for parents and students. In this update parents are now able to see announcements from the district and the school in the mobile version. The update also allows parents to change the view from portal (desktop) to mobile (looks like the student view/green background). To see current posting, parents and students must uninstall the old app on their mobile device and upload the new version.  Please see the attached flyer for more details.
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:  
Calling post
Instagram - columbiamiddleschooleagles
Facebook -
Email blast
District Events

Eagle Video Announcements
Dr. Jones  - 3/1/2021
CMS Building Tour &
Virtual Car Pep Rally
Rising 9th grade families
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