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Looking Back on our 30-Year History

September 3, 2021 September 3, 1991 was a momentous day. It was a pleasant 81° outside, the sun was shining, and the first classes of 3- and 4-year-olds and Kindergarteners joined us as Columbia Academy opened its doors for the first time. What started with only our preschool and...

Easing Back-to-School Stress

August 27, 2021 Teachers and students alike are returning to classrooms this fall after a whirlwind year and a half. Back-to-school preparations are in full swing, and now more than ever, our Columbia Academy teachers are preparing to nurture their community of students, build and cultivate...

What To Do When Your Child Doesn’t Want To Go To School

July 30, 2021 Anxiety varies widely among young children, and its symptoms can manifest in a variety of ways. Going to school can be worrisome to some children because they are leaving the comfort of their parents, sometimes for the first time. Their emotions may be so big that they have...

Differentiated vs. Individualized Instruction

July 14, 2021 Teaching is an art form that can be both complex and highly rewarding. While students differ in a myriad of ways from their strengths, backgrounds, needs, and interests, when teachers meet them at their skill level, it not only builds confidence but also invigorates...

Looking Ahead and Moving Forward

June 17, 2021 As we close the book on the 2020-21 school year, parents across the country are evaluating their child’s academic performance during the past year before deciding on the best path forward. Is their child flourishing? Are they hitting the appropriate academic milestones? There...

Columbia Academy to Offer School-Age Before and After Care for 2021-2022 School Year

June 10, 2021 Columbia Academy is here to help with your family’s child care needs for your school-aged children. We are pleased to offer before and after care for school-age children during the 2021-2022 school year.  Since 1991, Columbia Academy has provided parents with the highest...

How to Recognize and Prevent End-of-Year School Burnout

May 25, 2021 What is school burnout? Burnout is academic stress that can affect a student’s ability to keep up with their schoolwork. Burnout can occur at any age when students are stressed and feel like they cannot keep up with their schoolwork or studying. With the end of the school year...

Columbia Academy Staff Have Begun Receiving COVID-19 Vaccines

March 1, 2021 We are excited to announce that many Columbia Academy staff members have begun receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. Our staff have been monitoring state and local vaccine sites for available appointments from the moment K-12 teachers, support staff, and child care providers in phase...

Columbia Academy 2021 Summer Camp

March 1, 2021 Welcome, World Explorers! There's no more exciting place to be than at Columbia Academy's "The World Around Us" 2021 Summer Camp where all sorts of learning, creativity, and physical activities will take place. Campers explore engaging weekly themes that spark...

Discover One Caring Community at Columbia Academy

At Columbia Academy, the student pathway to achievement is carefully guided and nurtured in a family-like community that provides a strong curriculum, character building, caring and experienced teachers, individualized instruction, and a diverse environment. These attributes combine with enriching...