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The place to go for all the latest happenings at our school.

Special Olympics Spring Games

What a beautiful sunny day for the Spring Games at Columbia Academy! Schools from all over the county attended and competed in this event! We offer many thanks to everyone who helped out with this HUGE event! Our donors were Knights of Columbus and Color...

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Prom at Westbury

We had another beautiful prom at Westbury house on the Columbia square. This year's theme was Winter Wonderland. We are thankful to Westbury for having us again and for our many donors and staff who worked to make prom extra...

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Breakfast w/Santa at CFA

Eric, our IT Coordinator, has been playing Santa for several years now! This year The Center for Autism had Breakfast w/ Santa and got to wear their pajamas while they visited with...

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Counseling Centers

We have restructured our counseling centers to create more consistency across programs. Each Friday, counseling centers take place in life skills class. One of our residential supervisors comes in for the entire day to work with students in each class period on some...

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State Bowling

This fall we hosted the state bowling tournament and had a great turnout! Students enjoyed several rounds of bowling and a catered lunch. We extend a big thank you to The Knights of Columbus, The Elks Lodge and Galaxy...

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Jam Tasting and Sale!

Our Young Adult Academy hosted a fun jam tasting and sale last week! There were three options: sweetened with honey, full sugar and reduced sugar. Full sugar was the winner (imagine that!) followed by reduced sugar then honey. Jams are now for sale in Mrs. Tamra's...

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Lucky Ladd’s Summer Trip!

Last week's summer trip was to Lucky Ladd in Eagleville! There is so much to do here from the petting zoo to the corn pit to the giant slides and playgrounds! It can easily be an all-day adventure! Next week's fun includes the local movie theater and splash pad! What...

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2017 Prom

Prom 2017 was a great one! It was held at Westbury for the third year. Westbury is such a beautiful venue that it doesn’t take much to turn it into a stunning prom scene. Students enjoyed dinner and dancing the night away. Several families joined us, which is always...

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My Day At The Fair

It rained on us, but as you can imagine the students still had a fantastic time! We extend a huge thank you to the organizations who made our private day at the fair possible: Maury County Fair Board, Burger King (Nashville Hwy.), Elks Lodge of Columbia, KOC Council...

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YAA Food Prep

Our young adults are shopping for ingredients, preparing and cooking lunch for our staff each week! They are offering salads, soups and baked potatoes-made to order.  See more photos on...

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