Welcome to Christopher Columbus School #8 

Congratulations to Ms. Doherty-
our 2019/2020 Teacher of the Year!

Updated Letter from Superintendent May 4th
Columbus Cougars Challenge! (Click number below)

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Check out our Remote Learning Photos above:) Continue to send pictures of learning at home Photographic Film Emoji Camera Flashes Clip Art, PNG, 512x512px ...

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A Special Hello from School #8 Staff!

Thank you to our students, teachers, and parents for all that they are doing as we all Learn Remotely
 Two Hearts on WhatsApp 2.19.352

When out for a walk or drive stop by and grab a book to take home and enjoy some reading. Cabinet is set up in front of our building:)
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School #8 Spirit Week

May 25th-29th





Memorial Day Monday- Dress in RED White and BLUE today to remember all those who fought for our country.




Talent Tuesday- We weren’t able to have our talent show this year but we all have a talent. Take a picture of you demonstrating your talent.




Wellness Wednesday- We are all working hard to stay well. Do some Yoga or other exercises to keep your body healthy today




Terrific Pet Day- Take a picture of your terrific pet or stuffed animal




Fifth grade formal wear-Our 5th graders missed out on dressing up to attend their brunch.

Let’s support them by dressing our best today!


Dear Pare

The Christopher Columbus School#8 Cougar Challenge #3 has begun.  Please click the link above to participate and have some fun! Pictures will be posted each week under the REMOTE Learning Photos tab. See the album labeled Cougar Challenges.
Classrooms are being called to pick up students items from our school this week. If you received a message please call to let us know when you are coming. 

Fridays are BRAIN DAYS- Please work on ART and MUSIC assignments as well as catch up on all missed assignments.

Hot lunches/breakfasts are available for all children ages 3-18.  Just drive up to pick up at 3 Saints Church parking lot on Outwater Lane or  at School #10 on Lincoln Place. 

  Please continue to keep in contact with your child's teacher.  If I can do anything for you -call the school(973-340-5038), email me at jbianchi@gboe.org, or send a message through Remind.  We miss you and cannot wait to be back to our school! Stay safe! ❤️

Jodi Bianchi



Ms. Doyle, our nurse, is 
available if needed. Please email her at mdoyle@gboe.org           

All staff will be available to respond to any questions, provide academic assistance and social emotional guidance. The completed work for each day will serve as documentation for attendance until further notice. 

 Internet service needed- call this number to get enrolled:  866-200-9522.

Jodi Bianchi


Christopher Columbus School #8

Garfield School District

973-340-5038 ext 8030
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District Anti-Bullying Coordinator
Jessica Ribaudo-Piskuloski
175 Lanza Ave
Garfield, NJ 07026
973.272. 7020 ext. 3297

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147 Cedar Street
 Garfield, NJ 07026 


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