Montrose County School District RE-1J (MCSD) is excited to announce plans to begin the first phase
of in-person return-to-play for athletics, activities, and in-person summer instruction.


El Distrito escolar, Montrose County School District RE-1J (MCSD) está emocionado en anunciar los planes
de la primera etapa de participación en persona, para jugar deportes, actividades
y la instrucción en persona de la escuela de verano.


MCSD summer athletic and activities operations begin June 22, 2020.  Community letter (English/Spanish)
Our comprehensive 2020-21 Summer Athletics and Activities Base Plan
(with Weight Room, Indoor, and Outdoor Sports Annexes) can be accessed at the link below.…/1XPRykfIrWD9YJXadCb9nyeD04F…/edit…

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Welcome to Columbine Middle School

Click on the image below to view the welcome video for our new incoming 6th grade students.


                            Notes from Principal 

Dear students, and families,

On behalf the Columbine staff I would like to thank you for all your hard work and support during this school year. Check our website for updates for the upcoming school year. We will update information as we receive it.  Have a safe and happy summer.


Mr. Stephenson

Click on the image below to watch Columbine's end of the school year video.

Click on the image below to see Columbine's 2019-2020 digital yearbook.
                                     Yearbook Club Clipart

Lunch for Columbine students is being served at Montrose High School. Monday- Friday from 11:00-1:00.


                                We Value

Building positive relationships throughout the school learning community

Teaching students to be empathetic

Teaching students 21st century skills including digital citizenship

Problem based learning strategies to instruct and engage


When students leave Columbine, they have

 -the ability to Critically Think, Collaborate, Communicate and Create

-the ability to Find, Filter and Apply information

 -the ability be a Citizen in the digital age

 -the ability to be Empathetic, Kind and Compassionate

             School Motto- Work Hard Be Kind


Bullying Prevention and Education in
Montrose County School District

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Internet safety and responsible use of technology is a tenet of being a good digital citizen.  At Columbine Middle School we strive to ensure that your child stays safe and acts responsibly while using online educational resources.  Each quarter we teach digital citizenship lessons either through computer class with Mr. Wollert or through your child’s core classes.  Below are some links that your family can use to practice good digital citizenship at home.

Common Sense Media:  This is a great website for finding out all sorts of information related to media consumption for your kids.  As they state, “Common Sense is the leading independent nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world of media and technology. We empower parents, teachers, and policymakers by providing unbiased information, trusted advice, and innovative tools to help them harness the power of media and technology as a positive force in all kids’ lives.”

Netsmartz:  Netsmartz is a part of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.  Its pupose is to provide resources to help teach children how to be safer on and off-line.

Setting up Parental Controls:  This link from Common Sense Media explains how to set up parental controls on your media devices at home.

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Safe 2 Tell

All kids should feel safe here at Columbine and in our community. If your child is involved in or witnesses any type of behavior that is hurtful or unsafe, we would like to know about it. Please report it to our office in person or give us a call at 249-2581. If you or your child do not feel comfortable reporting an incident in person, we offer an alternative option through Safe 2 tell. Safe 2 tell gives our students, parents and school, another avenue for reporting behaviors that are hurtful or unsafe. Click on the safe 2 tell logo for more information.

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Columbine Middle School has been recognized as an
Apple Distinguished School-

"Apple Distinguished Schools are centers of innovation, ​ leadership, and educational excellence that use Apple ​ products to inspire creativity, collaboration, and critical ​ thinking. They showcase innovative uses of technology in learning, teaching, and the school environment and have ​ documented results of academic accomplishment. ”

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