Category Archives: News and Announcements

Uniform Reminder

Especially in light of recent security events please make sure your child is in uniform each day. Having your child in uniform helps us quickly identify Columbian students and make sure all students are accounted for. If you need help acquiring uniforms please let the office know. If you need to purchase a uniform please […]


Open Thursday, April 18th

We are excited to welcome students back to school Thursday April 18th.  Please expect to see an increased security presence and more adults outside our building during the morning drop off and dismissal this week. Please use the link below for additional resources for talking to your child. https://www.dpsk12.org/resources-for-talking-to-children-about-violence/ We recognize that this has been […]


Columbian Closed Wednesday April 17th

Schools will be closed in Denver Public Schools on Wednesday, April 17. Superintendents from school districts across the Denver-metro area gathered for a call Tuesday night and collectively determined that the safest course of action will be to close schools Wednesday, April 17. The decision was based on information provided by law enforcement and analysis […]


Normal Start at 8:15

Columbian has a normal start time of 8:15am. We do not have a weather delay. Drive safely and we will see you soon!


No School April 1st

No April Fool’s joke here! Students will return to Columbian on April 2nd.


CMAS Pep Rally

Our students kicked off CMAS with a pep rally on Monday. We had special guest cheerleaders from West High School and the drum line from North High School. We also witnessed teachers performing in an intense Simon says game, a kangaroo hop race and a video of encouragement from staff and students!


Yoga and Tutoring Canceled March 13th 2019

All DPS athletics and afterschool activities will be canceled tomorrow, Wednesday, March 13, due to the predicted weather.


Strike is Over- ECE still Canceled 2.14.19

Happy Valentine’s Day! We are so happy to share the news that the teacher strike has concluded and a tentative agreement reached. All DPS schools are open on Thursday. Preschool (ECE) classes are still canceled, due to the late hour that the agreement was reached. ECE classes will resume on Friday.


Attendance Competition Heating Up!

We may have had some cold mornings but our attendance competition is heating up! You may have seen your child receiving a marble as they enter the classroom and putting it into the class jar. Once the jar has met the line classes exchange their marbles for ping pong balls. Check out our display beside […]


2.8.19 Teacher Strike Update

Dear Columbian Families, In the event of a teacher strike our school will be open and operating normally for all students Kindergarten through 5th grade.   ECE classes will not take place due to the district’s decision regarding adequate coverage.  Learn more about how our school will operate during the DPS teacher strike.  District Family Resource […]