The Columbia School System offers three designated high schools for matriculation.
Bolton High School's focus on the continuous improvement of student learning creates a rich and diverse learning environment at all levels of the educational organization filled with innovation, collaboration, and excellence. As a result, students master rigorous grade level standards while developing core thinking and learning competencies and engaging in powerful, real-world learning experiences necessary for success in college, careers, and as global citizens. Students develop essential knowledge and learning skills in all disciplines necessary to become ethical citizens who are innovative and influential leaders in their world through:
Effective Oral and Written Communication
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
Leadership and Innovation
Accessing and Analyzing Information
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E.O. Smith High School offers students a wide breadth of education to prepare them for the future. They host active academic departments, an agricultural training program, and a number of student clubs and extra-curricular activities. E.O. Smith's world-class Library Media Center and computer labs reinforce and enhance our education programs. E.O. Smith has a sports program - our mascot is the Panther - and an active alumni community. They encourage our students to develop the motivation and capacity for lifelong learning.
We strive to have all members of the E.O. Smith community support and promote these values. Edwin O. Smith High School's five core values are:
Respect • Responsibility • Integrity • Achievement • Community
Regional School District #19 is made up by the towns of Ashford, Columbia, Mansfield, and Willington and provides education for grades 9-12.
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• Ensures both student academic success and career technical education mastery, as well as promotes enthusiasm for lifelong learning;
• Prepares students for post-secondary education, including apprenticeships and immediate productive employment;
• Engages regional, state, national and international employers and industries in a vibrant collaboration to respond to current, emerging and changing global workforce needs and expectations; and
• Pursues and participates in global partnerships that provide CTHSS students with international exposure and experience.
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