The debate team had an outstanding showing at the Ole Miss Invitational in Oxford over the weekend. The team made it into finals of Varsity Lincoln-Douglas and Student Congressional Debate and walked away with a second, third, and tenth place finish!
On Wednesday, September 19th, a dress down day was held as part of “Backpacks for Haiti,” a service project initiated by Senior Noah Defauwes, where students were able to wear anything red or blue to represent the flag of Haiti.
We are proud to announce that 13 of our students, seven of which are NMS Semifinalists, have been recognized nationally for their outstanding performance on the preliminary SAT/NMSQT (National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test).
The Florida High School Athletic Association recently announced its first-ever Media Advisory Committee and freshman Benjamin Cure is the only student on the board while CCNN Live moderator Omar Delgado '98 is the only non media member.
Community Newspaper recently wrote an article on ‘What’s in the water fountains at Christopher Columbus High School’, highlighting the fact that we are the alma mater to three current Fortune 500 CEOs.
CCNN Live has submitted 7 entries in 4 different categories into the All-American High School Film Festival, the premier destination for talented high school filmmakers and media arts enthusiasts from around the world.
Ethan Sawyer, a nationally recognized college essay expert and sought-after speaker, will be at Columbus on Monday, June 4th from 12 noon to 4 pm in the Lawrence Bell Center to work any and all interested students at no cost!
The Varsity Track & Field Team competed at the FHSAA Region 4-4A Championships last week and finished 3rd overall with 83 points, qualifying 14 athletes to the state championships at the University of North Florida.
The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) has awarded nine Student Production Emmy Awards to CCNN Live for the team's work in topics ranging from News, to PSAs, to Documentary Filmmaking, Talent, and Community Service.
In a competition that lasted 6 months against 700 teams from around the world, the trio of Jesus Capo, Chris Perez and Alex Cordero was selected as one of the 25 finalists and won the Power Pitch Award.
The varsity track team won the District 15-4A Championships with a total of 222 points, well ahead of North Miami (121), Coral Park (95), Coral Gables (76), Dr. Krop (75), American (34), Hialeah Gardens (6), Miami High (6) and Miami Beach (4).
On Saturday, February 24, the South Florida Science and Engineering Fair Awards Ceremony was held at Miami-Dade College’s North Campus and the following students received awards for their Science Projects:
The Columbus Debate Team participated in the 3rd After School Miami-Dade Tournament of the year hosted at Coral Park Senior. Overall we had 12 students competing against 7 other schools in the district.
This was an individual based tournament in which 17 Explorers competed against the following high schools: Coral Park, South Dade, Killian, Palmetto, Olympia Heights, Jackson, Coral Gables, Ferguson, Krop, and North Miami.
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The varsity wrestling team competed in the 34-team Greater Miami Athletic Conference (GMAC) Tournament held at Ronald Reagan High School this past weekend and came away with the 2nd place trophy after a hard-fought weekend.
Over the long weekend, the Christopher Columbus Debate Team returned from the winter break with an outstanding showing at the 10th Annual University School Sunvitational Tournament held at Nova Southeastern University.
Christopher Columbus High School will be hosting its 9th Annual Columbus Athletics Hall of Fame Ceremony to recognize and honor our great alumni athletes and coaches on Saturday, January 20, 2018 beginning at 6:30 pm in our Cafeteria.
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.