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Welcome to Columbus Junior High School-Riverside Campus. The faculty and staff here at CJHS are dedicated to serving and meeting the needs of our students. CJHS-RC offers students the opportunity to become better students and citizens. CJHS-RC is a 6th through 8th grade campus with approximately 330 students with 45 teachers and staff members.  Our mission statement is “Preparing today’s students to succeed in tomorrow’s world”. We strive to prepare our students for high school. Our academic course offerings include an array of opportunities for our students ranging from special education to pre-advanced placement and gifted/talented. A variety of elective courses are also offered at each grade level to provide a well-rounded education for all.
Leadership, communication, responsibility, self-discipline, safety, and respect are emphasized daily. Our students are encouraged to be the best at everything they do at CJHS-RC. Our goal is to make them better students and better citizens.
A productive partnership between students, parents, teachers, staff, and community members is essential to ensure that our students receive the best education possible.
We are proud of our campus and the students who come through our doors every day. We personally invite each one of you to come by and visit our campus.
Gary Leopold
CJHS-RC Principal
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Recent News

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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CHS Freshman Registration for 2020-21

Today all students in the 8th grade were sent an email to their school Gmail account regarding class selections for the upcoming school year. Please make sure your child selects classes for the upcoming school year. This must be submitted by May 5th. Please email the counselors at Columbus High School with any questions. To view the Course Catalog click "Read full story".
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