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Academic Bowl Competes at Nationals

May 17, 2018 CIS has three middle school academic bowl teams, and all three qualified for nationals, but only the A team traveled to Chicago. The A team had two goals this year—win the state title and make it to playoffs at nationals. They accomplished both. The “A” team traveled to Chicago... » read more

Spring Choral Concert

May 10, 2018 Last week, the sixth through twelfth grade choir members performed their annual Spring Concert. The concert was held at First Baptist Church in downtown Columbia and was conducted by Mr. Colin Knoth. The concert was absolutely beautiful, with pieces sung by individual grade levels and combined... » read more

The Three Little Pigs Play

May 10, 2018 As part of their study of fairy tales, CIS kindergarteners brought one of them to life! Led by Mrs. Buckley and Mrs. Hemme, students performed The Three Little Pigs in front of parents, grandparents and friends. This was the first play for many of the kindergarten students, but you could not... » read more

3rd Grade Restaurant Simulation

May 03, 2018 3rd Grade Resturant Simulation The third graders held their annual restaurant simulation this afternoon! They had several types of restaurants and plenty of food to choose from. Parents were able to come in and “buy” their lunch from the children and enjoy a sit-in lunch. The third... » read more

Ninth and Eleventh Grade Trip to Heifer Ranch

May 03, 2018 Saturday started with an early departure from CIS at 6 a.m. and we could not have asked for a more beautiful day. The drive to Perryville, Arkansas is a little over six hours and the rolling hills and plateaus of southwest Missouri provide some stunning scenery.  Once we reached... » read more

Weather Balloon Launch

April 26, 2018 Weather Balloon Launch 2018 Mr. Luther has been preparing the 8th graders for the annual weather balloon launch all year and the big day has finally arrived! Weather Balloon Background: The big balloon is attached to a small payload, filled with helium and released. If all goes... » read more

Teacher Appreciation Week

April 25, 2018 This week is Teacher Appreciation Week at CIS! The staff and faculty have had breakfast served, dinner prepared, and big fruit baskets created for them throughout the week. They are feeling appreciated and loved by their students and parents even more than they usually do! Take a look below at... » read more

District Choir

April 19, 2018 State-Bound Singers Congratulations to singers Emma Briner (senior), Lily Musick (freshman) and Abigail (freshman) for their success at this year’s MSHSAA District Solo and Small Ensemble competition in Mexico, MO on March 24, 2018. The three sang two pieces together and were awarded... » read more

Families Can Now Pay Tuition with 529 Plan Funds

January 18, 2018 The new federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act signed into law in December allows families to withdraw funds from a tax-advantaged 529 education savings plan to pay for K-12 education expenses, including private school tuition,for the beneficiary named in the account. Previously, 529 plans could only be... » read more

CIS Welcomes Fowler as New Security and Facilities Coordinator

June 01, 2017 My name is Trevor Fowler, and I am the new Security and Facilities Coordinator at CIS. I have been here at CIS for several weeks now and have received a very warm welcome! Because the safety and security of your child is so important, I wanted to introduce myself and share a bit of my ... » read more
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