Welcome to Columbus School #8

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Mrs. Kathleen Mazzola


Christopher Columbus School #8

147 Cedar Street Garfield NJ, 07463

Office: 973-340-5038


Email: [email protected]

Message from Herrera
We are looking forward to a great year!

Please join us for our Home and School Meeting on November 29th at 6pm.


Saturday, December 2nd-Breakfast with Santa 9am

We are excited about the Scholastic Book Fair coming to our school on December 4th-8th!

Click here for the link to our Book Fair...

Parent Teacher Conferences will be held December 5th 6th and 7th. School will be One Session Days during December 5th 6th and 7th with a 1:05pm dismissal.
Parent/Teacher Conferences | FlexSchool

Click here to see the Thank You Letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs!

We would like to welcome our new staff members!

Ms. Bocanegra -Spanish Teacher
Ms. Luciano- Grade 1 (Maternity Leave)
Ms. Levy -Temporary Replacement for Ms. Luciano
Ms. Dilberaki ESL
Ms. Campomizzi- Grade 1
Ms. Zygadlo- BSIP
Ms. Valencio- PM aide Pre-K
Ms. Marge- Temporary Secretary
 Mr. Phelan- Special Education Teacher Grade 4
Mrs. Smith- Physical Education
Security Guard- Joe Catania

Congratulations to our very own,

Ms. Shannon Doherty

on her Amazing Teacher Award! 

Ms. Doherty

Garfield YMCA Indoor Wrestling Flyer

Garfield YMCA Sports Flyer

Garfield YMCA Soccer Flyer

Digital Resources Mrs. Marx Link 

Cartoon vaccination campaign illustrationImmunization Clinic
Be sure to check out our Cougar News! 

 School Newspaper March 2023 Issue #1

School Newspaper April 2023 Issue #2

School Newspaper May 2023 Issue #3

School Newspaper June 2023 Issue #4

Please be sure to review the Garfield District Elementary Uniform Policy. Students must wear their uniforms everyday except on our Spirit Days.

Look for our school on Instagram:  Columbus_school_8


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District Antibullying Coordinator

District Anti-Bullying Coordinator
Jessica Ribaudo-Piskuloski
500 Palisade Ave
Garfield, NJ 07026
973.340.5000 ext. 2150


School Antibullying Specialist

Christopher Columbus School #8 Anti-Bullying Specialist:
Ms. Allison Mayer
[email protected]

147 Cedar Street
 Garfield, NJ 07026 


Building Readers
School Newspaper March 2023 Issue #1
School Newspaper April 2023 Issue #2
School Newspaper May 2023 Issue #3
School Newspaper June 2023 Issue #4

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