Marist Brother and beloved, long-time educator at Christopher Columbus High School, Br. Eugene Trzecieski, died peacefully on October 26, 2020, less than one month from his 92nd birthday. He was well known for mentoring thousands of Columbus alumni over his 52-year career at Columbus.
Center Ryan Rodriguez, a University of Miami commit, was officially honored as a 2021 All-American during a virtual jersey presentation as part of the fifth episode of the Road to the Dome digital series earlier this week.
As we start returning to some normalcy on campus, so too does the Cross Country out on the course. The team competed this past Saturday in Naples to officially kick off their season and ran exceptionally well in their debut.
Two Christopher Columbus High School seniors are among 16,000 Semifinalists in the 66th annual National Merit Scholarship Program announced today, September 9, 2020 by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC).
With the club's state competition cancelled the day the team was ready to board the bus and head to Orlando, FBLA decided to hold a virtual competition with over 7,000 students competing in 60 categories.
The Columbus Guidance Department will be hosting admissions professionals from various universities – both local and out of state – on May 12th at 7 pm EST to discuss Financial Aid and the College Admissions Process.
Br. Patrick McNamara, our Marist Brothers USA Provincial, is again inviting all of the Marist family to unite in prayer for a Marist Novena, starting this Saturday, May 2nd and finishing on Mother's Day, May 10th.
We are proud to announce that Alejandro Quevedo has been selected as the recipient of the inaugural CCHS Helmsman Award, given to the senior whose leadership, experiences and personality best exemplify the heart and soul of the Class of 2020.
Christopher Columbus High School is proud to announce that two Explorers were drafted during the 2020 NFL Draft. A third Explorer has signed a free agent contract, bringing our total to 3 players entering the National Football League next season.
Seniors, we hope that you are as excited about Friday as we are; it’s going to be a special and fun day at CCHS. In accordance with county guidelines, here is some more information for you and your parents, information that will help make the day go smoothly, efficiently and safely, and a few points that we need you and your families to abide by:
Practice SAT & ACT exams will be offered to all juniors on Saturday, April 18, 2020 (ACT) and Saturday, April 25, 2020 (SAT). These exams are FREE and will be administered virtually and proctored. Students will be receiving valuable information about their results instantly!
GAINESVILLE, FL - Given the directive of President Trump to maintain following CDC guidelines through April 30, 2020, combined with Governor DeSantis and Commissioner Corcoran's mandate for schools in Florida to remain closed through May 3, 2020, the FHSAA will continue to follow suit with all scheduled FHSAA meetings, conferences, and athletic events postponed.
Marcus Lemonis, chairman and CEO of Camping World Holdings and star of CNBC show The Profit, is stepping up to assist his employees experiencing financial and personal difficulties due to the COVID-19 crisis.
In light of the collective decisions of the FHSAA and the Greater Miami Athletic Conference due to the ongoing spread of COVID-19, the Columbus Athletics Department has determined that activity for all sports will be suspended indefinitely, starting Friday, March 13.
Senior, Kevin Reyes, has been named a finalist in theEducation Awareness categoryfor the 25th Annual Palm Beaches Student Showcase of Films(SSOF) – the largest student film competition and award show in Florida— for his public service announcement entitled, Disconnect to Reconnect.
Fresh off their first Class 8A State Championship, a number of football players earned all-state honors and Henry Parrish Jr. was named the Class 8A Overall Player of the Year while Dave Dunn was named the Coach of the Year.
On Presidents’ Day, two members of the Anglers Club - Carlos Cornide and Nicholas Valdes – hosted their Senior Mas Family Program Project: Catch for Kids Fishing Clinic at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park.
This past Sunday, four members of the Spearfishing Club finally got the opportunity to proceed with the classroom session and confined water session of their freediving course which was headed by Columbus very own alumni Chris Tavera better known as the Miami Skin Diver.
The Florida High School Athletic Association announced Thursday the winners of the second annual Roger Dearing Heart of the Awards Award and Roger Dearing Spirit of Sport Award. Joshua Koolik (Pine Crest School) took home the Heart of the Arts honor, with Courtney Holmes (Christopher Columbus Boys Catholic High School) earning the Spirit of Sport accolade.
Christopher Columbus High School has teamed up with the National Football League, the Miami Dolphins, the Miami Super Bowl Host Committee,Verizon and St. Thomas University for a Super Bowl community initiative that benefits local children in need.
Christopher Columbus High School is a private, Roman Catholic, college-preparatory high school, conducted by the Marist Brothers of the Schools. We aim to make Jesus Christ known and loved, as we prepare young men for higher education and for their continuous challenge of harmonizing faith, culture and life. We foster a family spirit among all who are committed to the success of the school and promote opportunities to work together as a community of learners.
Columbus is fully accredited by AdvancEd and a member of the National Catholic Educational Association.