3 Day CCS Conference

Thanks to all students who participated in the conference (the largest district conference in Ohio) and conducted an open dialogue about how we can be more effective in our efforts. Thanks Cybil, and our CAHS Scholars, who serve as CCS student leaders and Ambassadors. Thanks for gifting the shirt as we continue to reimagine! Looking forward to a great 2018-2019 year with all of our wonderful students!

Class of 2022 Summer Experience Registration

Please sign up below to confirm your attendance to the Freshmen Summer Experience. The sessions will be held at Columbus Alternative High School. Transportation will be provided and more information will be communicated via the CAHS website and email. The dates will be July 10-12, 2018. 8:30a.m. - 12:30p.m. If you are unable to attend, or have any additional questions, please contact Megan Higgins, 9th grade School Counselor or Aaron Moore, 9th grade Administrator @ 365-6006.

The experience is for ALL students. The focus will be the following: community building, familiarity with the staff and building, summer reading feedback and meeting some new friends along the way!


Class of 2022 Humanities Summer Reading Assignment


Congrats Class of 2018!

9th Grade Humanities Google Classroom Code

Our 9th grade humanities team has established a google classroom. The google classroom code is

Final Exam Schedule

Final Exam Schedule: Buses will run on early dismissal schedule.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

MOD 1/2 EXAM: 7:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

MOD 3/4 EXAM: MOD 3 9:05 a.m.- 9:48 MOD 4 9:52 - 10:35 a.m.

Lunch: 10:40 a.m.-11:40 a.m.

MOD 5/6 EXAM: 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.

1:15 p.m. Dismissal

Wednesday,May 30, 2018

MOD 9/10 EXAM: 7:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

MOD 11/12 EXAM: MOD 11 9:05 a.m.- 9:48 MOD 12 9:52 - 10:35 a.m.

Lunch: 10:40 a.m.-11:40 a.m.

MOD 13/14 EXAM: 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m

1:15 p.m. Dismissal

Thursday, May 31st, 2018
Make Up Exams

Ohio Attorney General Teen Ambassador Board

The Attorney General’s Teen Ambassador Board gives Ohio’s teens an unparalleled opportunity to engage in government and law. Students will address some of the greatest issues facing our state and develop solutions to improve the lives of Ohioans.

Below is a link to the application


May Testing Schedule IB/AP/Statewide

Here is the updated testing schedule for the next few weeks. This week, I will be in the cafeteria and room 130 during mods 7/8 to help with any IB/AP test related stressors or questions.


Give our best and move on to the next....

May 1st Rising Senior Evening Presentation

Below is a link to the presentation from May 1st. The presentation covers information for the class of 2019 regarding college planning over the next few months. We will reconvene on August 16th at 6:00 PM to review fall timelines.


May 1st Rising Senior Evening Session

Please join our administrative and school counseling staff on May 1st, from 6:00-7:00 PM at CAHS for an important evening for our families and students in the class of 2019. This session will provide valuable information for all students and families. Information will include specific courses students will need to complete to graduate, graduation planners, summer school information, summer planning, district and college testing information, internship information and an overview of the fall college application timelines.

Columbus City Schools Summer School Program

The district will offer traditional classes for 6 weeks, June 18-July 27, 2018 (no school on July 4). Program hours are 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Traditional classes will be taught in a classroom setting. Classes for the High School Summer School include Anatomy/Physiology, Advanced Quantitative Reasoning, English 9,10,11, and Issues in World Lit 12, Integrated Math 1, 2 and 3, Physical Science, Spanish 1 and Physical Education. Not all courses will be offered at all sites. Check the schedule utilizing the link below.




Important Dates: Rising Senior Class of 2019

May 1st @ 6:00 PM Rising Senior Class Meeting

May 15th Deadline for Student Leadership Team Application

August 16 @ 6:00 PM Senior Mandatory Meeting

Google Classroom for Class of 2019 Code: s22gm47

Camp Architecture High School Design Studio

High School Design Studio focuses on teaching students the fundamentals of design and sketching in order to set a foundation in the fields of architecture, interior design, industrial design, landscape architecture, and city and regional planning. The camp starts June 11 and concludes June 22, 2018.

For additional information

For application information

For Scholarship Information

Stop by the school counseling office for more information

Columbus Alternative High School Program of Studies

Our program of studies guides students and families during high school planning. This includes policies, procedures and a list of courses available at CAHS. Specific course offerings may vary from year to year dependent the number of student requests, certificated staff to teach the course and appropriate space to offer the course with fidelity.

Each year students are provided a rigorous array of courses that prepare them for post-secondary education. Freshmen and Sophomore students take courses to prepare for advanced studies. The Advanced Studies curriculum at CAHS includes various Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) courses as well as the IB Diploma Programme. Please review this document and reach out to the school counseling staff with any related questions.


Silent Epidemic: Mental Health in Schools

Great resource regarding our 50 million school aged youth in the US


Anxiety-Small Group Counseling Sessions for 9th and 11th grade students

Students who feel they are having difficulty with anxiety have a unique opportunity to participate in small group counseling format. Students will openly and confidentially share their individual experiences and we will identify healthy ways to recognize and address anxiety within our everyday experiences. Please email Dr. Milligan or stop in his office if you would like to participate!

Potential IB Candidates and Advanced Studies

Tonight, at 6:00, CAHS will host an advanced studies night. This is an opportunity for families to learn about IB, AP and CCP opportunities.

On Friday, we will have an open IB information session for current 10th graders during mods 7 and 8. Students may attend to learn valuable information regarding the IB Diploma.

Martin W. Essex School

Greetings from the Martin W. Essex School for the Gifted and Talented!

Summer is right around the corner and we wanted to take a moment and remind you of the upcoming application deadline. If you have students interested in the program, they will want to visit the following application and submit it no later than April 6, 2018. If you have questions about the program, please feel free to view our website at www.otterbein.edu/essex or call at (614) 823-1570

A residential summer program from June 17-23, Essex offers students opportunities for career exploration through a unique program comprised of classes, seminars and workshops on the arts, sciences and humanities. Taking place in multiple venues throughout Otterbein University’s campus, it encourages social interaction and peer discussion, challenging students intellectually and artistically and helping them develop a better understanding of the role of their abilities and talents in society.