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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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CJHS Virtual Meeting Schedule

Junior High Students and Parents: SOME teachers might begin scheduling virtual “meetings” with their classes in the coming weeks. The following is a schedule of virtual meeting times for junior high classes. NOT ALL OF YOUR TEACHERS WILL SCHEDULE A VIRTUAL MEETING, but if they do, this is the schedule they will follow. Your teachers will inform you beforehand IF they have scheduled a virtual meeting and will make sure that you know how to join the meeting if needed.
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CISD Community Must Work Together to Fight COVID-19

The Columbus Independent School District community must work together to fight COVID-19. Head to for vitally important public health guidance to stop the spread. If we stand apart as a community now, we will be together again soon. La comunidad del Columbus Independent School District debe trabajar en equipo para luchar contra COVID-19. Visite la página Https:// para obtener información vital sobre como detener el contagio. Si nos mantenemos separados ahora, estaremos juntos más pronto.
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