North Columbus Elementary School Building

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North Columbus Elementary School

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Columbus, GA – This is an important message from the Muscogee County School District.

Based on the latest weather advisories predicting severe weather for the Columbus area tomorrow morning, including the possibility of tornadoes, the Muscogee County School District will observe a two-hour delay. This means that whatever time the respective school starts will be delayed by two hours. Should any further adjustments to the schedule be necessary, it will be announced prior to 7:00 a.m.

Please Note:

  • As of now, all after-school activities will continue.
  • Breakfast will not be served.

The mission of the Muscogee County School District is to inspire and equip all students to achieve unlimited potential. For more information, please contact the Office of Communications at 706.748.2034 or


Parent Newsletter 10_18_22
Parent Newsletter 10_18_22

3rd Grade GMAS presentation
3rdGrade_Georgia mIlestones Parent Info

4th Grade GMAS presentation
4th Grade GMAS Parent Presentation

5th Grade GMAS presentation

important information

Technology, Library Materials, & School Property Responsibilities and Fines

All students have been issued a Chromebook (to include Case and Charger) to use during the school day. Students must be responsible for their Chromebook/Case/Charger at all times. In an effort to be good stewards of taxpayer dollars, students must be responsible for the care of their Chromebook and not damage it in any way. Chromebooks are to be carried in a case at all times when not in use.

Students who damage Chromebooks and/or accessories can be assessed a replacement fee as per Board (see MCSD Board Policy JS: Student Fees, Fines, and Charges).

Fines and Fees Section
Care and Use of School Property – Chromebooks, Textbooks, and Media Center Checkouts:

Students will be held responsible for the proper care of all books, supplies, Chromebooks, and accessories or equipment furnished to them by the school. A student who defaces, damages, or loses school property shall be required to pay for the damage or loss(see MCSD Board Policy JS: Student Fees, Fines, and Charges).

A Parent/Student must pay all fees and fines owed to the school in a timely fashion. Parent/Student must clear all fines or fees during the year the fines are assessed. Fines must be paid/cleared where they were assessed and before moving to the next level in school.

MCSD Student Handbook & Code of Conduct

Congratulations, to Carra Glenn, the 2022-2023
NCES Teacher of the Year!

North Columbus Elementary does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age and provides equal access to all school programs and activities.

important dates
March 16th Report Cards posted on Infinite Campus
March 18th Picture Bowl @ NHS
March 24th Mother/Son Dance – deadline to pay is March 23!
March 30th Fine Arts Night 5:30-6:30
March 31st Field Day
April 3-6 Spring Break – no school
April 10th PTO Dollar Day
April 11th Spring Candy Parade
April 17-21 NCES Book Fair
April 21st – Last Day to order Yearbook! Icee Girl Day
April 24-May 5 GMAS testing
May 5th
PTO Dollar Day

What's for lunch?

Lunch Menu March 2023


Click below to access the MCSD School Nutrition – Free and Reduced Lunch Information:

In the spotlight

Read Across America Week - Our first grade teachers as Junie B. Jones!

NCES Helen Ruffin Reading Team placed 5th out of 30 teams. We are so proud of their hard work!

We are so proud of our 4th graders, Jasper and Raylah, for representing NCES at the MCSD Spelling Bee on January 25th.

The NCES math team competed at Columbus High School on January 14th. Our team won Most Improved Overall by 24 points and won 3rd place out of 18 teams.

Santa Claus came to visit the students (and staff) of NCES on Friday, December 16th.

Science Machine - The 4th and 5th grade classes really love learning about science!

Great job to our NCES Running Club! We had a lot of fun at the MCSD Fun Run on November 8th at Kinnett Stadium.

Congratulations to Oveyana Gordon for winning WRBL's One Class At A Time for her classroom.

One Class at a Time

Thank you to AJ Schmidt for his Eagle Scout playground project that he donated to the NCES students.

AJ Schmidt

4th Grade really enjoyed learning about the American Revolution from Mr. Ginter on Friday, September 9th!

Thank you to our PIE Vulcan for providing Chick-fil-A breakfast to the NCES faculty and staff during preplanning.

Vulcan PIE

Student Online Registration is NOW OPEN! Current and new students must register for the 2023-2024 School Year.
Please remember that online registration is an ongoing process.
Registration is open now through Friday, May 5th.