Mission and Vision:
Our mission is to inspire and
equip all students to achieve unlimited potential. The
MCSD is a beacon of educational excellence where all are
known, valued, and inspired.
Welcome to the home of the
North Columbus Stars!
Thank you for viewing North
Columbus Elementary School’s Web site. We hope that you find
our site both interesting and informative. We are working
hard to add new features and update the site regularly with
information that the entire NCES community will find
Academic excellence at North Columbus Elementary
School is founded on a partnership between the students,
teachers, and parents. As a community of learners, we work
to ensure the intellectual, ethical, physical, social and
emotional growth of each student.
The Faculty/Staff of
NCES strive to meet the unique developmental needs of
elementary aged children in a positive school climate.
North Columbus Elementary is a great place for students to
learn. Students are understood, challenged and cared for. We
are committed to ensuring that students achieve their
academic and personal potential. Students are encouraged to
demonstrate a passion for learning in a nurturing
environment where unique talents and backgrounds of
individuals are valued and respected.
Current Website Update:
January 16, 2021
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October 16, 2020
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October 2, 2020
September 25, 2020
September 18, 2020
July 29, 2020 Back to School
Message from Principal:
We are thrilled to welcome students back in-person Tuesday,
January 19th. Here are a few reminders.
considered tardy if they are not in their classrooms by
7:45. The staff has been opening car doors until about 7:50
each day up to this point. This puts a big strain on some of
our staff, as they actually begin classes at 7:45. We will
no longer stay out back or front past 7:45.
need to come to school with masks. Masks should not have
words on them.
Our virtual students will continue with
their schedules they have been following all year.
let us know if you have any questions.
2020-2021 School Year Information
This will look quite different from last year as we work
through the challenges associated with COVID-19 and social
distancing. Please read the message below in its entirety to
understand the changes that will be implemented.
your child is showing any signs of illness, please keep them
• Parents are encouraged to bring students to
school to minimize the number of students on buses.
Temperature screenings for staff and students entering the
building will take place. Anyone with temps over 100 or
higher will be sent home.
• Only faculty and staff will
be allowed in the building during drop off and pick up.
We cannot guarantee 3-6 feet of social distancing in the
building or on campus at all times, but will promote and
encourage appropriate distancing and proper hygiene.
Students will participate in all assigned learning
environments to include art, music, and gym.
are not allowed to join students for meals or visit the
• All students and staff are required to
wear a mask each day. Students must bring their own mask
each day. We have purchased “holders” for the students’
masks. Masks may have images on them, but must be free of
printed words. (The exceptions to this rule are wearing
masks that supports higher education, for example, a college
team, high school, or NCES, or a mask with your child’s
• Students need to bring a water bottle
with them each day. Label it clearly with their name.
Visitors are not allowed in the building during the school
day. If you need to check your child out, you may report to
the office. Please ensure your child has lunch boxes,
backpacks homework etc. before leaving home.
must wear close-toed shoes every day. (We recommend tennis
• The late bell rings at 7:45 a.m. daily.
Bus - Please arrive
at your bus stop 15 minutes before your pick up time in the
morning and 15 minutes after drop off in the afternoon.
Car Rider Tags – You received one at Verification day and a second one on your students first day back to
school. Be sure to have this displayed as you pick up your
child each day from the car rider line.
To ensure the safety of our students, we
would like to inform you of our drop off and pick up
Morning Drop Off
• 7:00 a.m. - Bus and
daycares may drop off in the back loop of the school
7:15 a.m. - Car-riders may be dropped off (KDG, first,
second grade and siblings in the front car loop).
a.m. Third, fourth and fifth in the back car loop
will not allow car riders in the building prior to 7:15 a.m.
• Students arriving prior to 7:40 a.m. may choose to get
a grab and go breakfast from the cafeteria.
students will have their temperatures taken before their
parents leave the car loop line.
• Parents will not be
allowed to walk students in the building.
• Buses and daycares will pick up in the back loop.
• All car rider KDG, first and second grade students and
siblings will be picked up in the front loop.
Fourth and Fifth grade students will be picked up in the
(If you have multiple children, please default
to the youngest child’s grade level on where to pick up).
You MUST have your car rider number hanging in the front
window of your car to receive your student.
• Car rider
pick up will begin at 2:00 p.m. Please do not pull into the
school pick up line from Old Guard Road until 2:00 p.m.
There is no need to arrive early.
We appreciate all of your
Congratulations to Kellie
Henderson the NCES 2019-2020
Teacher of the Year!
Peach Jar Electronic Flyer
Peachjar delivers digital
flyers to parents with important information about
afterschool & school-related activities. Parents view
district-approved flyers via email or on the school website.
Breakfast and lunch are offered at North Columbus Elementary
School and may be purchased using cash, cashiers checks or
by paying through
My School Bucks. Personal checks will not be
Box Tops Program
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Click here for the revised 2020-2021 MCSD School Calendar.
Elementary School Hours
January 18th -
Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday - schools are
February 3rd - Early Release Day Students
will be picked up at 11:30 AM.
Check Ins / Check Outs and Tardies
You must scan your excuse note and email it to the
attendance office. Make sure you include the check-in time
and check-out time when you email your note to Candice
Baugher in the attendance office:
Quick fix guide for online
Help desk number 706-748-2271
Parent Tech Resources for MCSD - This is a GREAT
resource for helping with navigating virtual learning!
MCSD online registration link
Student Enrollment Packet 2020-2021
2020-2021 School Supply List
MCSD Student Parent Chromebook G Suite Education User
Virtual Schedules - Click below on each grade level to
view and or download the schedule.
Flournoy & Hicks
DeLoach, Marino, & Thomas
STUDENT LOGIN FROM HOME INFORMATION
NCES Dress Code - click here for details - Please
note closed-toed shoes must be worn by all students each
NCES Handbook 2020-2021
Parent's Right to Know
Parent & Family Engagement Policy
Muscogee County School District Student Progression Plan
The Muscogee County School
District Student Progression Plan is a document that
provides detailed information on a systematic grade-level
progression from the time a student enters Pre-K through
Muscogee County School District contains 57 schools and
alternative centers, consisting of 31 elementary schools, 12
middle schools, eight high schools, and eight program
information, visit the