Ron Storey
Hey everyone! Be sure to check out our Facebook (@USD493Titans) and Twitter (@Titans493) pages for up-to-date information and daily updates!
5 months ago, Ron Storey
Anna Moser
Summer School is gearing up NEXT WEEK! If you returned an enrollment form in April/May you are all set and we will see you Monday! Bus riders will be getting a phone call from drivers this week to share drop off/pick up times.
20 days ago, Anna Moser
 Brian Smith
Crossland Construction Company is accepting bids for the Unified School District No. 493 Art Building Demolition Project located in Columbus, KS, Cherokee County. Scopes of work are related to site & building demolition and earthwork. Potential subcontractors must meet Crossland’s qualification requirements (insurance, safety policies, bonding, etc). Bids are due by 2:00 PM on 6/10/21. If you are interested in bidding on this project, please contact Kyle Tedlock at ktedlock@crossland.com.
29 days ago, Brian Smith
 Brian Smith
This is a reminder that students will be released early tomorrow. Central students will be released at 10:50 a.m., and all other buildings will release students at 11:00 a.m.
about 1 month ago, Brian Smith
Anna Moser
Due to forecasted rain this week we will be moving locations of the Kindergarten Promotion. This will be at the High School Auditorium at 1:30 on May 18. Lobby doors will open at 1:15.
about 1 month ago, Anna Moser
Ron Storey
Check out our Highland School Spring Program 2021! https://youtu.be/NPuF6Fqxrx0
about 1 month ago, Ron Storey
Ron Storey
Check out our Park School Spring Program 2021! https://youtu.be/l1cqYCEhFoE
about 1 month ago, Ron Storey
Anna Moser
K-6 Parents Enrolling your students in Summer School: Please remember your enrollment information needs to be returned to your student's school by the end of next week! If you need another copy of enrollment paperwork, contact your student's school.
about 1 month ago, Anna Moser
 Brian Smith
This is just a reminder that tomorrow is a late start day. Buses will run at normal times, and students may be dropped off early. Supervision will be provided.
3 months ago, Brian Smith
Anna Moser
Reminder: No k-6 After School Programming this week due to conferences
3 months ago, Anna Moser
 Brian Smith
This is just a reminder that Friday, March 19th is a staff professional development day. Students will not have school on this day.
4 months ago, Brian Smith
Ron Storey
Follow the USD 493 Titans on Twitter @Titans493!
4 months ago, Ron Storey
 Brian Smith
The Columbus School District has added the following professional development dates and times to the school calendar: March 19th - Full Day March 31st - 1 Hour Late Start April 7th - 1 Hour Late Start April 14th - 1 Hour Late Start April 21st - 1 Hour Late Start April 28th - 1 Hour Late Start May 5th - 1 Hour Late Start May 12 - 1 Hour Late Start May 19th - 1 Hour Late Start Buses will run at their normally scheduled time on late start days.
4 months ago, Brian Smith
Anna Moser
Reminder: PK-8 Progress Reports will go home with students today.
4 months ago, Anna Moser
 Brian Smith
School will be remote on Thursday, February 18th. We hope to be back to in-person learning on Friday.
4 months ago, Brian Smith
Anna Moser
After School Programing for K-6 will be optional today for regular attendees. As previously scheduled, there will be no After School next week.
4 months ago, Anna Moser
Anna Moser
After School Programming Begins Today!
5 months ago, Anna Moser
Anna Moser
Reminder: PreK-8 Students will bring home quarter 2 grade cards today
5 months ago, Anna Moser
Anna Moser
Park Parents: Popcorn has arrived! We will hand out popcorn at pick up Tuesday December 15. Parents/guardians will have to be present for pick up and sign off on pick up through your classroom teacher. Thank you for all your purchases!
6 months ago, Anna Moser
Dana Wellmeier
Highland School's Texas Roadhouse pickup will be on Tuesday, Dec. 15 at Highland from 3:00-3:45pm. For pickup, please pull in at north side of building and check in. Then pull around to east parking lot for pickup. Parking on the north side of building will not be available that day. The rolls must stay frozen. They will need to be immediately delivered or placed into your freezer. Notes are being sent home with your child today if they sold items. Thank you for all your help supporting Highland school with this fundraiser. Questions, please call office at 429-3032.
6 months ago, Dana Wellmeier
Anna Moser
Park Parents- We are recording our Music Program on Tuesday, December 15. That coincides with Reindeer day but you are welcome to dress your student in concert clothes if you so choose. We will release the video by Friday December 18 and are excited to see our musicians shine!
6 months ago, Anna Moser
Dana Wellmeier
Highland Parents/Guardians: Highland students will be traveling to the high school auditorium on Thursday, December 10th. They will be recording a couple of Christmas songs in place of this years Christmas Program. The video will be posted to Facebook and the USD493 webpage next week. Students are not required to dress up, and will be socially distanced while traveling and singing.
7 months ago, Dana Wellmeier
Anna Moser
Reminder: Park Popcorn Orders are due Tuesday, December 1
7 months ago, Anna Moser
Laura Boeckman
CUHS staff and students honored our Veterans today with breakfast, a slideshow, and virtual assembly. For those who were unable to attend we are attaching the slideshow and video links. If you would still like to add a Veteran to be recognized, please email nstrickland@usd493.com. https://youtu.be/obsl27vRXUc https://youtu.be/lys9VlgsfxE
7 months ago, Laura Boeckman
Laura Boeckman
Congratulations to our November Top Titans! Senior Osmosis Jones Junior Emily Welch Sophomore Jaydn Hale Freshman Sophie Lloyd
8 months ago, Laura Boeckman
Laura Boeckman
CUHS Athletes-Basketball and Wrestling practice will begin on Monday, November 16th. All students wanting to participate must have a current physical on file. If you are not sure if you have one, please check with the office soon so if you need one you have time before the season starts.
8 months ago, Laura Boeckman
Laura Boeckman
Last year's Junior Leadership group did three sessions about Tourism, Civic Engagement, Economic Development, and were unable to complete the 4th session about Health Care in our community. Receiving certificates for their participation were: Andrew Coberley, Tucker Peine, Landon Proffitt, Sylas Stone, Cameron Draeger, Preston Mullere, Jaden Spainhower, Dixee Lacen, Kerri Jones, Jesse Robinson, Avery Campbell, and Mya Hamilton.
8 months ago, Laura Boeckman
Laura Boeckman
All CUHS students had exciting opportunities today. Instead of our in-person college fair, our juniors and seniors got to participate in a virtual college fair with over 60 colleges and universities presenting. CUHS freshman and sophomores got to take the PreACT to give them practice for the ACT and information to help with future planning.
8 months ago, Laura Boeckman
Laura Boeckman
CUHS Volleyball will be in Coffeyville NOT Indy this Thursday 10/15/20. The change was due to Indy not able to play. We play Coffeyville at 5 and the Neodesha at 6.
8 months ago, Laura Boeckman
 Brian Smith
The elementary and middle school parent/teacher conferences schedule for October 20 and 22 have been rescheduled for March 30 and April 1.
8 months ago, Brian Smith
Laura Boeckman
CUHS: Veterans Day Breakfast This year, CUHS is honoring veterans differently. We will not be having an all-school assembly with students and community members. CUHS and students WILL still be honoring our veterans. There will be a breakfast held at 8:15 a.m. in the Columbus Unified High School cafeteria on Wednesday, November 11, 2020, for all veterans, current serviceman, and a guest. Along with the breakfast, veterans will get to watch a video created by CUHS students to honor them. The video will be posted to the school’s website and Facebook for all our veterans and serving community members that are unable to attend. Names and pictures of veterans and those currently serving will be included in the assembly. If you wish to have a friend or family member who is a veteran or currently serving in the military included and you have not previously submitted his/her information, please submit: name, rank, branch of service, and picture (optional) by Wednesday, November 4th. Submissions can be emailed to nstrickland@usd493.com or dropped off at the CUHS office. For questions or more info please contact Nicki Strickland at 620-429-3821 or nstrickland@usd493.com. The west parking lot adjacent to the football field will provide parking to accommodate veterans and families of military personnel currently serving.
8 months ago, Laura Boeckman
 Brian Smith
The Junior High football game scheduled for Thursday against Girard has been canceled.
9 months ago, Brian Smith
Laura Boeckman
We would like to congratulate our CUHS October Top Titans! Senior Tucker Peine Junior Jade Fouts Sophomore John Moyer Freshman Lizzy Welch
9 months ago, Laura Boeckman
Ron Storey
Click here for information about free meals for Kansas schools! https://5il.co/lqy6
9 months ago, Ron Storey
Laura Boeckman
Check out the Homecoming Edition of the Sports Program! Link: https://www.titanband.com/2020-sports-programs
9 months ago, Laura Boeckman
Laura Boeckman
CUHS Soccer vs. Coffeyville at home on Thursday (9/24) will have a 4:00 start time instead of 4:30.
9 months ago, Laura Boeckman
Ron Storey
Follow the new Titan Twitter account @Titans493! ​
9 months ago, Ron Storey
Dana Wellmeier
Just a reminder that after school program starts today for students grades K-6.
9 months ago, Dana Wellmeier
 Brian Smith
Good news! Free lunches have been made retroactive to the first day of school. All of the students paid lunch accounts have been refunded for those lunches, and the students can use that money for lunches later in the year.
9 months ago, Brian Smith
Anna Moser
Park Families: Students will bring home Progress Reports today! You will also see information about our Title services and find a compact that you and your student can discuss and sign together.
9 months ago, Anna Moser
Ron Storey
Tonights Football Program can be accessed at: http://titanband.squarespace.com/2020-football-program/
9 months ago, Ron Storey
Dana Wellmeier
Highland Parents: After school forms are being sent home with your child today and need to be returned by Thursday, Sept. 17. Please return grey copy to school and keep purple copy. Also, student ID cards will be sent home on Friday in backpacks. If ID card is needed earlier, please contact the office @429-3032.
9 months ago, Dana Wellmeier
Dana Wellmeier
Highland School will have their pictures taken Wednesday, Sept. 16th. A note has been sent home with your child today, please check their backpacks.
9 months ago, Dana Wellmeier
Dan Grundy
Thursday September 10th will be picture day for all High School students.
10 months ago, Dan Grundy
Anna Moser
There will be no school on Monday September 7th in observance of Labor Day.
10 months ago, Anna Moser
Ron Storey
Attention parents! Just a reminder, there will be no school on Friday, Sept. 4th due to a professional development day scheduled for the teachers. Enjoy the long weekend!
10 months ago, Ron Storey
Anna Moser
Thank you to Mike Carpino Ford for a donation of several backpacks to Park Elementary! We appreciate your support for the schools in our community!
10 months ago, Anna Moser
Dana Wellmeier
Highland Parents/Students If you did not order a K-3 yearbook for the 2019-2020 year, you have the opportunity to still get one. We will be placing another order on Monday, Aug. 31. Yearbooks are $10. Please make checks payable to Highland or send cash. Order forms will be sent home on Friday, please return on Monday. This is the last opportunity you will have to order this yearbook.
10 months ago, Dana Wellmeier
Ron Storey
Attention Central 6th Graders—it’s still not too late to join the Band. Check out information on instrument rentals from our music store. Questions? Contact Mrs. Phillips and/or Ms. Lovell at: gphillips@usd493.com or clovell@usd493.com.
11 months ago, Ron Storey
Ron Storey
CUHS Football Parent Meeting will be Thursday August 13th at 6:00PM in the high school gymnasium.
11 months ago, Ron Storey
Ron Storey
Welcome to the new Columbus USD 493 website! Feel free to take a look around, bear with us however as we continue to migrate some of our documentation. Apps coming soon!
12 months ago, Ron Storey
Ron Storey
Just an FYI! We are still doing lunch pickup at the designated locations on Monday-Thursday through July 30th.
12 months ago, Ron Storey