Columbia HS girls fencing team falls to Montclair, 14-13, in state team semis

MAPLEWOOD, NJ –  The sixth-seeded Cougars then lost at second-seeded Montclair, 14-13, in the semifinals of the NJSIAA state team tournament Feb. 21. CHS was scheduled to fence Northern Highlands for third-place Feb. 26. In addition, five CHS fencers are competing this Sunday, March 3, in the States Individuals: Jack Woods and Nicholas Goguen-Compagnoni in […]

Columbia HS boys and girls fencing teams excel at District 5 tournament

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE – The Columbia High School boys and girls fencing teams competed on Sunday, January 27, in their District Championship.  The state is divided into five districts and each district has approximately 10 schools. The District 5 tournament took place at Montclair High School and is important because the top four high schools in […]

50th Maple Leaf Award recognizes community service

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Sunday, May 6, Joan Crystal, Cynthia Thompson and the Maplewood Garden Club will be honored as recipients of the Maple Leaf Award for volunteer and community service. “This year’s Maple Leaf Award recipients include relatively long-time residents of Maplewood,” Maple Leaf Awards Chairwoman Mary Devon O’Brien said in a press release. […]

Columbia HS fencing teams advance to state tournament semifinals

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – The Columbia High School boys’ and girls’ fencing teams advanced to the semifinals of their respective NJSIAA state tournaments. Both semifinals are Feb. 15.. On the girls’ side, 11th-seeded Columbia will visit second-seeded Ridge. The winner will face the winner of top-seeded Bergen Tech and No. 12 seed Bernards in the final. […]

Columbia HS fencers earn NJIFA honors; Jack Woods named to First Team

Columbia HS fencers earn NJIFA honors; Jack Woods named to First Team

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – Columbia High School freshman Jack Woods was named to the New Jersey Interscholastic Fencing Association First All-State Fencing Team after his outstanding fencing in the 2016-2017 high school fencing season. This was foil fencer Woods’ first season on the CHS fencing team. CHS junior and epee fencer Isaiah Ogbeifun was named to […]