CHS string musicians play in Atlantic City as NJSBA convention

CHS string musicians play in Atlantic City as NJSBA convention

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — The Columbia High School Virtuosi Ensemble was honored to perform at the New Jersey School Boards Association State Convention on Wednesday, Oct. 23, in the Atlantic City Convention Center. Per the recommendation of arts supervisor James Manno, Columbia High School String Orchestra instructor Todd Van Beveren sent in a video excerpt […]

CHS students visit Carnegie Hall for 2019 Sphinx Virtuosi Concert

CHS students visit Carnegie Hall for 2019 Sphinx Virtuosi Concert

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Students from Columbia High School traveled to New York City’s Carnegie Hall on Friday, Oct. 11, to attend the 2019 Sphinx Virtuosi Concert. The fourth annual trip was coordinated and chaperoned by James Manno, the school district’s fine arts supervisor, with additional chaperone support provided by parent and cellist Sarah Hewitt-Roth. The […]

South Orange Symphony’s free fall concert

South Orange Symphony’s free fall concert

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange Symphony will perform its free fall concert on Sunday, Oct. 27, at 3 p.m. at South Orange Middle School, 70 N. Ridgewood Road.  Join South Orange’s resident community orchestra to hear the music of the spooky and the sublime. Columbia High School’s Symphonic Choir joins the orchestra for Haydn’s […]

CHS teachers display their own art in Domareki Gallery

CHS teachers display their own art in Domareki Gallery

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Columbia High School’s Domareki Gallery, where students usually display their artwork throughout the year, is showing the work of their teachers until Monday, Oct. 14. “Fantasy & Figures” features the work of all eight CHS art teachers: Kate Dodd, Jon Fisher, Curtis Grayson III, Cindy Malhotra, Kirk Maynard, Paul Morigliano, Karen Murphy […]

Annual Red and Black Party supports CHS scholarships

Annual Red and Black Party supports CHS scholarships

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Columbia High School Scholarship Fund’s annual Red and Black Party fundraiser was held Sept. 21, raising money for scholarships for CHS graduates for their higher education tuition. Former CHS students returned to Maplewood to talk about how the scholarships they received helped them in their college careers and beyond, and to […]

Jones earns Eagle Scout rank through project at Tuscan

Jones earns Eagle Scout rank through project at Tuscan

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Dylan M. Jones, a recent graduate of Columbia High School and a member of South Orange-Maplewood Boy Scout Troop 60, has earned the rank of Eagle Scout. The badge, together with a certificate and commemorative neckerchief, were presented by Troop Scoutmaster Jeff Bryant and Troop Committee Chairman Jeffrey H. Goldsmith at an […]

CHS Music Technology Lab is upgraded for new school year

CHS Music Technology Lab is upgraded for new school year

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Columbia High School Music Technology Lab was updated and expanded during the summer. South Orange-Maplewood School District fine arts supervisor James Manno collaborated with SoundTree in designing the new lab space. SoundTree, the educational division of Korg USA, helps provide educators with innovative ways to teach music in a group environment. […]

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