Columbus Elementary

Columbus Elementary

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    Due to the district cancelation of school, the Art & Academic Fair will be rescheduled for MONDAY, APRIL 29, 2019. The times will remain the same with check-in and setup from 5:45pm-6:30pm and the event scheduled from 6:30pm-8:00pm. We hope you will still be able to attend. If your child will not be able to showcase their project due to other obligations on the 29th, we would be happy to display their project for them. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the school, or email Sarah Einck at

    Thank you for your understanding, and we are excited to see you all on MondayApril 29th.
    April 19th
    NO School


    Saturday, April 20th
    Egg Hunt
    Columbus Lions
    Easter Egg Hunt
    10:00 AM SHARP
    April 22
    School In-Session
    Snow Make-up Day
    April 29th
    Art & Academic Fair
    6:30-8:00 PM
    May 3rd
    Family Fun Night
    5:30 - 6:00 PM


    Here Comes the Bus is now available for Forest Lake Area Schools

    • View the real-time location of your child’s bus
    • Access the app from your smartphone, tablet or computer
    • Receive push notifications or email alerts
    • Send your child to the bus stop at just the right time, every time

    Here Comes the Bus


    Office Hours: 7:45-4:15 PM    
    Community Ed "Digital Backpacks" 
    The school District's Digital Backpack has information from area non-profit groups who sponsor opportunities for youth.


  • Mission Statement


    It is the Columbus Elementary School's mission to provide an educational environment that will:

    •  foster creative thinking and problem solving skills for independent learning in a changing world.
    •   recognize and provide for each student's emotional, academic, social and physical needs.
    • assist students in realizing their individual values.
    • challenge and support each student as they strive for excellence.
    • support and encourage student, staff, family and community wellness and model a positive attitude towards each other, students and the learning environment.


    Link to Bond Updates
    Calendar of Events
    Columbus events in GREEN.
    District-wide events in MAROON