Columbus Elementary School values the unique abilities and talents of each child. We are committed to building self-esteem, enhancing creativity and individuality, and developing healthy lifestyles. In cooperation with parents and community, the staff establishes high expectations for all students as the standard and provides a safe, nurturing environment where our students have the opportunity to become productive, knowledgeable, and responsible citizens.
Educating Each Student Today for Endless Possibilities Tomorrow
The work on our turf field and athletic facilities on the Westlake Campus is progressing well and we are looking forward to it being completed. It is now time to plan for the next 3-5 years. We are specifically planning improvements to our schools that are focused on both safety and security as well as to the instructional program. Our work will also address the space constraints that currently exist at Hawthorne Elementary School. Just like the field bond, this proposed project will be structured to be tax neutral, thus having no additional impact on our residents' taxes.
It was a day of learning, team building, making connections, and of course the famous bus tour of the district!
Our Summer 2023 Newsletter has been mailed, so check your mailbox! Click below to read Dr. G's letter to the community and read about all our exciting moving up and graduation ceremonies!
At the Board of Education Meeting on August 16, Dr. Peter Giarizzo, Superintendent recommended to the Board of Education that Erica Denman be appointed as the new Assistant Principal at Hawthorne and Columbus Elementary Schools, effective August 29, 2023.
We have an update on a #wildcatpride story we covered earlier this year! A Mount Pleasant 3rd grader's Poppy Poster Contest submission that won locally was selected by the American Legion Auxiliary Department at the New York State level to move on to its NATIONAL Poster Contest!
During the summer, the Mount Pleasant Police Department used Hawthorne Elementary School to conduct defensive tactics trainings.
Westlake Middle School's new assistant principal is someone that is familiar to all of us and has played an integral role in our community and on our leadership team for the past eight years. Theresa Outhouse.
The CES Moving Up Ceremony was on Wednesday, June 21, 2023.
For the first day of the highly anticipated annual treat: Columbus Discovery Days, CES teacher Tracey Armisto along with the third grade team organized an awesome author visit!