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]
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Wishing you a happy, healthy and 

safe summer! Remember to do your

Summer Reading and Math!

Click the link below to access the


Summer Reading and Math

Click Here for the School Supply List 

Elementary Summer Program 

August 26th-29th 9am-1pm

Field Day 2024
School 8 Field Day

Congratulations to the 2023-2024

Teacher of the Year,

Laurie Westhoff


Garfield STEAM Challenge

100th Day of School Celebration

2nd Grade 100
100 Days

Welcome Mrs. Cozzarelli to School #8 PreK!

Mrs. Coz
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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
Mrs. Levy -
Grade 1
Ms. Dilberaki- ESL
Ms. Campomizzi- Grade 1
Ms. Zygadlo- BSIP
Mrs. Cozzarelli- Pre-K
Ms. Karen Garnto-  Secretary
Mrs. Smith- Physical Education
Security Guard- Bill Cicenia
Ms. Martins- Grade 2

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Our Fifth-Grade Math Team had their Math Competition. The students did an amazing job working together to solve all the problems. We came in 1st place getting all 5 questions and the tie breaker question correct. Congratulations to them on an outstanding job.
Math TeamMath Team

Congratulations to

Ms. Shannon Doherty on

her Amazing Teacher Award! 

Ms. Doherty

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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Quick Links

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 


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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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