Columbus East High School


  • Welcome to another exciting year at Columbus East High School!

    Read Mr. Newell's welcome letter with important back to school information HERE.


    Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors can pick up schedules and books on August 2nd, 5th, or 6th between 8:00 am and 3:00 pm.


    Information for Freshman and new students can be found below.

    We'll see you soon!


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  • Freshmen & New Student Orientation

    Orientation for freshmen and new incoming students will be Tuesday, August 6th. There are two sessions: 

    A morning session from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. for students with the last names A-M. 

    An afternoon session 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. for students with the last names N-Z.  

    Parents are not required to attend orientation, and if a student cannot make it to his or her designated session, they may attend either time. 


    PARENTS of freshmen and all incoming new students are strongly encouraged to attend one of our New Student Parent Meetings (students are not required to attend).

    Monday, August 5th - 6 p.m -7p.m.


    Tuesday, August 6th - 11 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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  • Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship
    The 2020 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship is now available.  Applications, including all required information,  must be submitted by 5 pm on Aug. 23, 2019.  Students who would like to apply to should go to the for a link to important eligibility information and application instructions. 
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  • Sophomore and Junior Parent Meeting

    The Road to College Presentation can be found here. Please contact your counselor if you have any questions.  

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  • Information for Parents regarding Vaping

    The Partnership for Drug-free Kids has released a guide for parents on how they can talk to their kids about vaping. Click here to read the article and to learn more about vaping. 

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  • 2018-2021 School Calendar

    The 2018-2021 official calendar has been approved by the school board. 


    Two major changes include Thanksgiving Break decreasing from 1 week to 3 days and the "snow make up days" of Spring Break moving to the FIRST week of break. The only guaranteed week of Spring Break will be the second week. These changes will begin with the 2018-2019 school year.


    The full 3 year calendar can be found here.

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  • College & Scholarship Newsletter

    If you would like to receive weekly newsletter updates with college and scholarship information, please complete this form to sign up.

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  • Parchment/Transcript Request

    Placing transcript requests is now easier than ever! Click the button below to access the Create an account with an email you will use after you graduate. 

    Request your Transcript from Parchment - Leader in eTranscript Exchange

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  • Naviance

    Explore college and career options by logging in to Naviance below.

    Students, please note that your log in information is NOT your email. Your username is your grad year, last name, first initial (22smitha). Your password is your student ID number. Visit the counseling center if you have questions.


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  • Excused Absences

    Do you need to request an excused absence?  Download the form here.


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  • Planning a college visit soon? 

    Please click here to download the college visitation form.  

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  • Enrolling at East?
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  • iGrad
    Earning a high school diploma is essential to success.
    Learn more about how iGrad works!
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  • Comcast's Internet Essentials Home Program
    Providing low-cost home internet service for those who qualify. Find out more here
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Columbus East High School
    Why choose BCSC for your child's education? 

    Columbus East High School 
    Home of the Olympians 

            Caring for ourselves, each other, and our school.
    230 South Marr Road
    Columbus, IN 47201

    Principal:  Mr. Mark Newell
    Assistant Principal:  Mr. Charles Edwards
    Superintendent of Schools:  Dr. Jim Roberts
     Main Office:  812-376-4369
     Guidance Office:  812-376-4357
     Athletics Office:  812-376-4365
     Deans/Attendance Office:  812-376-4493
     School FAX:  812-376-4358
     Nurse's Office:  812-376-4337
     Cafeteria:  812-376-4340
     Bookstore:  812-376-4384
    Instructional Hours are from 7:45 am to 3:15 pm 
     If you have witnessed or have knowledge of a Columbus East High School student being harassed, intimidated, or bullied, please click the link below:

    Report Bullying Now 

    Crisis Hotline:  (812) 379-7710
    Take a stand, lend a hand.

    Social Studies Academic Team earns State Runner-Up honors
    CEHS Social Studies Academic Team
    The Social Studies Academic Team competed in the Indiana Academic Super Bowl State Championship at Purdue University and finished as state runner-up in the Class 1 division. Congratulations to coach, Mr. Tyler Schmidt, and to team members, left to right, Emma Nolting, Gloria Henrichsen, and Zoe Barnsfather.
     Nyah Jessie and Sophia Ramierez named silver winners and national qualifiers
    Nyah Jessie and Sophia Ramirez, silver winners and national qualifiers in Community Service  
    Nyah Jessie and Sophia Ramirez, (L-R) were silver winners and national qualifiers in Community Service at the FCCLA State Leadership Conference in Muncie. The project was to make 10 tie blankets and donate them to Clarity. Interpersonal relations and other FCCLA members helped with the project. The two girls completed a 10-minute presentation to 3 judges. 
     Congratulations to Olympian Seniors
    Rose Henrichsen and Mark Nusterer - 
     National Merit Finalists!
    Rose Henrichsen and Mark Nusterer - National Merit Finalists

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