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Tobacco awareness week

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Almost 40,000 people in Canada will die this year from smoking. Columbia’s Health Action Team is on a mission to reduce this number by educating their peers on the dangers of smoking and effects of tobacco. This week, Columbia’s Health Action Team will be in the Living Wall Lounge promoting a smoke-free environment. Along with raising awareness about the health risks associated…

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Diversity Week 2015

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This past week, Columbia International College celebrated the diversity of our unique student body by hosting Diversity Week! Throughout the week, students had the opportunity to explore different cultures and learn about the diverse background of their peers and friends. Exploring cultures and traditions that make each individual unique were highlighted as means to give students a deeper understanding of the…

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Taking a stand against bullying

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Columbia’s students and staff showed their support towards anti-bullying as they participated in Pink Shirt Day. The international campaign is celebrated across the world and is designed to put an end to all forms of bullying, as well as raise awareness for those who are victimized by bullying. By wearing pink, Columbia’s school community pledged their commitment to stopping bullying and…

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Recognizing ESL top achievers

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Last week, Columbia recognized a few of its top achieving ESL students. Awards were presented to top achievers in various ESL courses from December, January and February. Students who received the highest mark in their respective classes were presented with a certificate of distinction by Mr. Galea, ESL Department Head, Mr. Rambarran, Principal, and Mr. Putt, Head of Senior School.

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Happy Easter

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As people around the world prepare to celebrate the Easter holiday this weekend, we would like to inform you of the modifications to our office hours. Most places of business, including Columbia, will be closed tomorrow – Friday, April 3rd – in observance of Good Friday. Students and teachers will also be off on Monday, April 6th, however most of our administrative…

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Course Information Fair

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Earlier this week, from March 30th to April 1st, Columbia International College held a Course Information Fair in the Living Wall Lounge. Each day, teachers from different departments were in the Marketplace from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. to discuss the courses offered in their department; Arts, English, Science, Math, Business, Humanities and Social Sciences, ESL and International Languages. Students were able to…

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Active April

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Spring is here! After a long winter season, we’re ready to welcome spring. Our April event calendar reflects our rejuvenated spirit as the month is packed with activities that will delight students.

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Course change policy

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All registered students for the fall semester (201405) can make course changes at the Guidance office until August 5th. Please note that returning students will not be able to meet their counsellors during orientation days from August 6th – 14th.

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Sobering facts; student attend powerful MADD presentation

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This morning, Columbia International College students were warned of the dangers of impaired driving as they attended a special Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) assembly. Students from grades 9 to 12, as well as those in the ESL program, attended one of two morning sessions in the Ainsliewood gym. Designed to educate students on the risks of impaired driving, the assembly highlighted…

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