Columbus Senior High School

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Columbus Senior High School
ColumbusWisconsinHighSchool.jpg
Main Entrance To CHS (2007)
Address
1164 Farnham Street
Columbus, Wisconsin, Columbia, 53925
United States
Coordinates 43.32683,-89.020447 [1]
Information
School type Public Secondary
Established 1875
Founded 1875
School district Columbus School District
Superintendent Bryan Davis
Principal Jacob Ekern
Asst. Principal Terri Schumacher
Grades 9 to 12
Gender Coeducational
Enrollment 395
Color(s) Red and White
         
Slogan "Learning Today, Leading Tomorrow"
Mascot "Charlie" the Cardinal
Newspaper The Clarion
Feeder schools St. Jerome Catholic School, Columbus Middle School
Website

Columbus Senior High School (CHS) is located in Columbus, Wisconsin. It is a part of the Columbus School District. Columbus High School served 395 students in 2010.

In addition to traditional high school offerings, Columbus High School students also have the opportunity to choose from a variety of electives in the areas of technology education, agri-science, business education, world languages and the arts, plus a host of co-curricular offerings. [2]

Columbus High School circa 1958

History[edit]

Columbus Senior High School was established in 1875 at what is now the current Columbus Middle School at 200 West School Street. In 1958, the school district expanded and built what is now the current high school at 1164 Farnham Street.

Extracurricular activities[edit]

  • FBLA-PBL
  • FFA[3]
  • Marching Band
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Sign Language Club
  • Dance Team
  • Academic Bowl
  • Art Club
  • Choir
  • Forensics
  • French and Spanish Club
  • Math Club
  • National Honor Society
  • Student Council
  • Yearbook
  • Debate Team
  • Drama Club
  • A/V Club

Sports[edit]

The athletic program at the Columbus High School is very popular with the community. CHS sports are regulated by the WIAA, where CHS is a member of the Capitol North Conference Division 2.

  • Baseball
  • Boys' basketball
  • Boys' cross country
  • Boys' track
  • Football
  • Girls' basketball
  • Girls' cross country
  • Girls' tennis
  • Girls' track
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

State champions[edit]

  • Softball - Class B - 1984
  • Football - Division 4 - 1990
  • Football - Division 4 - 1996
  • Girls' basketball - Division 2 - 2002
  • Girls' basketball - Division 2 - 2003
  • Girls' track - Division 2 - 2004
  • Boys' soccer - Division 3 - 2008 [4]

Playoffs[edit]

  • Sectional Champion – Boys' spring baseball – B, 1978
  • Regional Champion – Boys' spring baseball – B, 1978
  • Regional Champion – Girls' softball – B, 1980
  • Sectional Champion – Girls' softball – B, 1982
  • Regional Champion – Boys' spring baseball – B, 1983
  • Regional Champion – Softball – B, 1984
  • Sectional Champion – Softball – B, 1984
  • Regional Champion – Boys' spring baseball – B, 1984
  • Regional Champion – Boys' basketball – B, 1984
  • Regional Champion – Softball – B, 1985
  • Sectional Champion – Softball – B, 1985
  • Regional Champion – Softball – B, 1986
  • Regional Champion – Volleyball – B, 1986
  • Regional Champion – Boys' spring baseball – B, 1987
  • Regional Champion – Boys' spring golf – B, 1988
  • Regional Champion – Wrestling – B, 1988
  • Sectional Champion – Boys' spring golf – B, 1989
  • Regional Champion – Boys' basketball – B, 1989
  • Sectional Champion – Softball – B, 1989
  • Regional Champion – Softball – B, 1989
  • Regional Champion – Boys' spring golf – B, 1989
  • Regional Champion – Girls' track – B, 1990
  • Regional Champion – Volleyball Division 3, 1990
  • Sectional Champion – Football Division 4, 1990
  • Regional Champion – Boys' spring baseball – B, 1990
  • Regional Champion – Softball – B, 1990
  • Regional Champion – Wrestling – B, 1990
  • Regional Champion – Boys' basketball Division III, 1991
  • Regional Champion – Softball Division II, 1991
  • Regional Champion – Spring baseball Division II, 1991
  • Regional Champion – Volleyball Division III, 1991
  • Regional Champion – Girls' basketball Division III, 1992
  • Sectional Champion – Girls' basketball Division III, 1992
  • Regional Champion – Boys' basketball Division III, 1992
  • Sectional Champion – Boys' basketball Division III, 1992
  • Sectional Champion – Girls' track & field Division II, 1992
  • Regional Champion – Spring baseball Division II, 1992
  • Sectional Champion – Spring baseball Division II, 1992
  • Regional Champion – Girls' basketball Division 3, 1994
  • Regional Champion – Volleyball Division 3, 1994
  • Regional Champion – Girls' basketball Division 3, 1996
  • Regional Champion – Spring baseball Division 2, 1997
  • Regional Champion – Girls' basketball Division 3, 1997
  • Regional Champion – Spring baseball Division 2, 1999
  • Regional Champion – Girls' basketball Division 3, 1999
  • Sectional Champion – Girls' basketball Division 3, 2000
  • Regional Champion – Girls' track & field Division 2, 2000
  • Sectional Champion – Girls' basketball Division 2, 2002
  • Regional Champion – Girls' basketball Division 2, 2002
  • Regional Champion – Boys' soccer Division 3, 2002
  • Regional Champion – Girls' basketball Division 2, 2003
  • Sectional Champion – Girls' basketball Division 2, 2003
  • Regional Champion – Girls' track & field Division 2, 2003
  • Regional Champion – Girls' basketball Division 2, 2004
  • Regional Champion – Girls' soccer Division 3, 2004
  • Sectional Champion – Girls' track & field Division 2, 2004
  • Regional Champion – Girls' track & field Division 2, 2004
  • Regional Champion – Boys' track & field Division 2, 2004
  • Regional Champion – Boys' track & field Division 2, 2005
  • Regional Champion – Girls' track & field Division 2, 2005
  • Regional Champion – Boys' soccer Division 3, 2005
  • Sectional Champion – Girls' track & field Division 2, 2005
  • Regional Champion – Boys' track & field Division 2, 2006
  • Regional Champion – Girls' track & field Division 2, 2006
  • Regional Champion – Boys' soccer Division 3, 2006
  • Sectional Champion – Boys' soccer Division 3, 2006
  • Regional Champion – Boys' soccer Division 3, 2007
  • Sectional Champion – Boys' soccer Division 3, 2007
  • Regional Champion – Boys' track & field Division 2, 2007
  • Regional Champion – Girls' track & field Division 2, 2007
  • Regional Champion – Softball Division 2, 2008
  • Regional Champion – Boys' soccer Division 3, 2008
  • Sectional Champion – Boys' soccer Division 3, 2008
  • Regional Champion – Boys' soccer Division 3, 2009
  • Regional Champion – Girls' soccer Division 3, 2009
  • Regional Champion – Boys' track & field Division 2, 2009
  • Regional Champion – Girls' basketball Division 2, 2010
  • Regional Champion – Girls' basketball Division 3, 2011
  • Regional Champion – Boys' track & field Division 2, 2011
  • Regional Champion – Girls' track & field Division 2, 2012[5]

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