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Be sure to frequently check "Latest News" on the School website to keep informed on upcoming meetings, forms, dates, and new changes.  Located in the lower right hand side of the webpage.

CVCS Business Day August 7th

Mark your calendar for Cedar Valley Catholic Schools' Business Day on Thursday, August 7th at Blessed Maria Assunta Pallotta Middle School Porth Commons from 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

  • This is a great opportunity for CVCS Families to pay tuition and fees.  Fees may include athletics, class fees, field trips, bus fee, and child care). Lunch accounts can also be started and will need a separate check.  Families register for child care, extended care, and BMAP Encore.  Families may also purchase student athletic passes. If you do not have a computer, you may also sign up for e-registration.

    The Columbus Booster Club will be set up with Sailor gear and family adult activity passes for athletic events.

    There will be a Burmese Business Day from 10 am - 1 pm at Sacred Heart School. Translators will be available.
  • Tuition statements are now being mailed and should arrive sometime the week of July 28th. If you do not receive a statement, please call your school to make sure your registration is complete.

Looking forward to seeing our families on Thursday, August 7th!


  • BMAP 7th/8th grade football and volleyball meeting will be held at 5:30pm in the BMAP Porth Commons.
  • COLUMBUS meeting will be for 9th - 12th cheerleading, cross country, football, and volleyball in the BMAP Commons. The high school meeting will be at 6:30pm in the BMAP Porth Commons. 
IMPORTANT NEWS FOR SCHOOL PHYSICALS FOR 7 - 12th GRADE  Physicals for 7th-12th graders will be offered this year on Wednesday night, August 13th, from 5:30-8:00pm at Blessed Maria Assunta Pallotta (BMAP) Middle School. 

Registration will be in the BMAP Porth Commons. Physical forms can be found on the CVCS web page under Athletics School Physical Form or by picking them up at Columbus in the main office. 

Please note that after the physical is completed by the physician, form must be signed by the parent/guardian before it can be turned in. We cannot accept physicals that do not have the parent/guardian signature on them. 

There is a $10.00 donation for the physical which goes to the athletic department. 

Please contact Becky McElroy at Columbus Catholic High School with questions. The school office number is 319-233-3358 or by the following email address: bmcelroy@cvcatholic.org.

UPDATING NOW - Fall Sports Schedules. Be sure to sign up for alerts from the Events Calendar (located on the lower right side of the webpage in the blue box). Keep informed and Involved in your school.

Where Inspiration meets Preparation

Every day at Columbus Catholic High School, we strive to define excellence as we prepare students to achieve success in college, their career and in life. At Columbus Catholic High School, instruction occurs in a disciplined environment of accountability, fairness and sincerity. Valuable life skills, such as critical thinking, communicating clearly and problem solving, are nurtured through a variety of teaching approaches, clear expectations and practical applications.

A Catholic education at our high school fosters the values of human dignity, responsibility, the importance of family, informed citizenship and moral decision making.

We’ve been “Liked” by Apple!


Cedar Valley Catholic Schools is the only school system in Iowa -- one of only a few school systems in the whole United States -- to receive a 2013-2015 Apple Distinguished Program Award for its iPad learning initiative.

Every student at Columbus Catholic High School receives an iPad, which creates a state-of-the-art learning environment so students get the most up-to-date education possible. 

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