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5K Walk/Run for Genocide Awareness and Fundraiser

Columbia Middle School’s Team Orion 8th grade advanced literacy class is hosting a non-profit 5K run to spread genocide awareness and help genocide refugees.

Anyone and everyone is welcome to come and join us on Friday the May 12th from 5:30PM - 7:30PM. Registration forms can be turned in during lunches from May 3 to May 10th. The cost is $5 for students and $10 adults, $20 for groups of four, and $2 for each additional person.

The first 200 people to arrive will receive a free t-shirt. You must return the signed waiver in order to register. We would love to see you there!


For more information please visit:




Please note that updates have been made to the District’s Nondiscrimination Policies:

  • AC, Nondiscrimination / Equal Opportunity
  • AC-R, Nondiscrimination / Equal Opportunity
  • AC-1-E, Notice of Nondiscrimination
  • ACE, Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability

The updated policies can be found on the District website at aurorak12.org/about-aps/district-policies/.


Le comunicamos que hemos llevado a cabo modificaciones a las Políticas de No-discriminación del distrito:

  • AC, No discriminación/Igualdad de oportunidades
  • AC-R, No discriminación/Igualdad de oportunidades
  • AC-1-E, Aviso de No discriminación
  • ACE, No discriminación con fundamento en una discapacidad

Usted puede ver las políticas actualizadas en la página web del distrito, en:  aurorak12.org/about-aps/district-policies/.

Important Columbia Documents

Columbia Community,

Below are some very important documents you can refer to throughout the year. Please feel free to contact the main office at 303-690-6570 if you need something else not listed below.

Staff Voicemail and Email Listing 2016-2017

Columbia's Supply List 2016-2017

Lista de Utiles de Columbia 2016-2017 (Spanish)

Calendar of Events 2016-2017

Calendario de Eventos 2016-2017 (Spanish)

Athletics Flyer with Sports Season Dates 2016-2017

Informacion sobre deportes con fechas de temporadas 2016-2017 (Spanish)

Student Guidelines and Other School Policies 2016-2017

Resumen de Reglamento y otra informacion importante 2016-2017 (Spanish)

Columbia BYOD Policy 2016-2017

Reglamento de aparatos electronicos personales en Columbia 2016-2017 (Spanish)

Drop-Off and Pick-Up Procedures


Please help us keep our students safe by following the drop-off and pick-up procedures established by the District specifically for Columbia Middle School.

Download Traffic Flier Drop off and Pick Up info 2015-2016


Welcome to Columbia Middle School!

Columbia’s Story - Our Beliefs About Student Learning
Our job is to accelerate learning for every APS student, every day. We believe that all students will learn and find academic achievement at higher levels. It is our commitment to create an environment in our classrooms and in our building resulting in high levels of performance and growth within our community of learners. We are confident that, with our support, students will master challenging academic material and become empowered learners. We are all accountable for our part in the success of every member of our learning community. We are prepared, dedicated and determined to work collaboratively with students, parents, colleagues and our community to achieve a shared educational purpose that elevates ALL. Our community needs us to do our job!


Columbia's Main Office Hours Are:

M-T-Th-F = 8:00AM-4:30PM

Wednesdays = 9:30AM-4:30PM


The Colorado Department of Human Health & Environment has notified Aurora Public Schools of an increase of mumps cases in Colorado. A letter with important information has been shared with at-risk students and their families.

You can find the letter here.


El departamento de salud pública de Colorado (conocido en inglés como, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment) ha notificado a las Escuelas Públicas de Aurora sobre un aumento de casos de paperas en el estado. Una carta con información importante has sido compartida con los estudiantes en riesgo y sus familias.

 Usted puede ver la carta aquí.

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Closures & Notices
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