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Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) is a one-time benefit for families that have lost access to free or reduced-price meals because of closures related to COVID-19.
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Pre-Register NOW!!

Please click on the attached flyer and google form for our 2020-2021 Pre-K and Kinder Registration for NEW pre-K and Kinder coming to our school!
Parents please fill out the google form and we will then contact you will a time and date to come up and fill out the paperwork for your child/children!

Thank you so much!
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Return of Chromebooks and HotSpots

Now that we are nearing the end of the instructional year, when your student(s) finish their coursework you may return the district-owned devices (Chromebooks and HotSpots) on these days: May 18 - May 22 from 8am to 4pm at the Columbus ISD Administration Building (Central Office). You may also turn them in on May 26 and 27 in front of the Columbus High School Auditorium from 3pm to 5pm (drive-thru style just as you did when you received them). Please bring the Chromebook and the charger (you must have both and in working order). HotSpots must be in the original white Kajeet box with the charging cable and instruction card. ALL devices must be received by May 27.

A special note for Columbus High School students who have district-owned Chromebooks (including Advanced Placement, AP, and Dual Credit students): Please bring your devices (Chromebook and charger, and/or HotSpot) and return them to Room 5 when you come to campus during your allotted time to visit next week (May 18-21).
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Notice of CISD Regular Board Meeting

The meeting of the Columbus ISD Board of Trustees will be held in the Columbus High School auditorium at 6:00pm on Monday, May 11, 2020. To comply with social distancing guidelines, the maximum occupancy for the auditorium is 80 people and designated seating areas will be provided. It is recommended that you have a face covering.

If you would like to participate during the public comment, there will be forms at the entrance of the auditorium for you to complete prior to the meeting.
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Parent Portal Temporarily Closed

As a result of the COVID-19 recess from standard instruction, Columbus ISD is instituting a new grading system recommended by the Texas Education Agency. The parent portal in TxEIS Gradebook will be temporarily closed for reconfiguration of grades. We are sorry for this inconvenience. The portal will reopen as soon as the reconfiguration is complete.
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Video/Audio Conferencing Notice for Board Meeting:

Video/Audio Conferencing Notice: Pursuant to the Governor Abbott’s Temporary Suspension of Open Meetings Laws issued on March 16, 2020 and the Governor’s order dated March 19,2020, prohibiting gatherings of 10 or more people, this meeting will be conducted via video conference or audio conference which will be audible and/or viewable to the Board and public. The Board President, presiding officer or trustees may not be physically present at one location but a quorum will be required for the meeting. The public may access this meeting by logging on to the Columbus ISD Facebook Page, An electronic copy of the agenda packet may be viewed at the following link:
A recording of the meeting will be available for viewing on the District’s website.

Should you wish to address the board during public comment, please submit your comments to Theresa Portwood via e-mail at, prior to the beginning of the meeting. Your comments will be provided to all board members attending the meeting during the public comment portion of the board meeting and will be read aloud. You must identify yourself for your comments to be considered and state the item you are addressing. Please put the following in the subject line: “Public Comment for 4/20/2020 Board Meeting.”
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Columbus ISD Closed for the Remainder of School Year

The Texas Education Agency has provided school districts with guidance on what is required for students during school closures due to COVID-19. Even though students will not be able to go to their school’s campus, learning will continue through remote learning via Google Classroom, or the picking up of physical packets from your child’s campus. This will continue in accordance with the CISD school calendar until the last day of school. Columbus ISD invites you to check the COVID-19 resource page on the District’s website for updates and additional
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Remember, apart we stand together and together we are C-Town Strong! Go Cards!
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