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°19′37″N 89°01′13″W / 43.32694°N 89.02039°W / 43.32694; -89.02039Coordinates: 43°19′37″N 89°01′13″W / 43.32694°N 89.02039°W / 43.32694; -89.02039
Information
School type Public Secondary
Established 1875
School district Columbus School District
Superintendent Annette Deuman
Principal Jacob Ekern
Grades 9 to 12
Gender Coeducational
Enrollment 381
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 a public secondary school in Columbus, Wisconsin. Part of the Columbus School District, the school had an enrollment of 381 in 2013.

In addition to traditional high school offerings, Columbus High School students also have the opportunity to choose from electives in the areas of technology education, agri-science, business education, world languages and the arts, plus a host of co-curricular offerings. [1]

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]

Clubs[edit]

  • FBLA-PBL
  • FFA[2]
  • 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 [3]

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