St. Columba School welcomes every child of any faith background to its morally and spiritually rich environment which features exemplary academics, solid faith formation, leadership privileges, and community outreach opportunities. We have earned a fine reputation for inspiring our students to reach their potential and achieve personal success. Motivated by consistently superior achievements, St. Columba School will continue to prepare students for the 21st century by offering an integrated approach that brings together mind and body, matter and spirit, knowledge and reason, science and religion. Our goal of total student development implies that we will provide academic, spiritual, and physical development at high ethical and moral standards in all areas to all students. We are the transformers of lives while St. Columba School is the mecca of inspiration and innovation. St. Columba School, through its teaching and atmosphere, is committed to passing on a living faith in Jesus Christ. St. Columba School invests in our future, which is our students. We take this opportunity to thank the parish for its support of our school, to thank the parents of our school children for believing in our school, to thank the students for their cooperation, and to thank the administration, faculty, and support personnel for their dedication. Contact the school for an in-person tour or visit our School website for the latest news about the good things going on every day in our parish school.
HOW TO DONATE TO ST. COLUMBA SCHOOL
Your gift will help ensure that St. Columba School will continue to serve as beacons of Christ’s light while nurturing individual gifts in a faith-infused, academically challenging, safe and secure environment. A donation from either a Tuesday Crew purchase or from the goodness of your heart to support Catholic education can be made by CLICKING HERE.
NEW: SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS are needed at our very own Parish School! Clearances are necessary. Please call the school office at (570) 784-5932 for more information.
NEW SCHOOL PRINCIPAL
Saint Columba School is very excited to announce we have hired a new Principal! We are so very blessed to welcome Mary Lenzini Howe to our school family. Mrs. Howe will be joining us this summer. Mary Lenzini Howe is a St. Columba parishioner since 1957 and a St. Columba School Alumna. She will be retiring from a 10 year position as Bloomsburg University’s Director of the Zeigler Institute for Professional Development (ZIPD) Program in the Zeigler College of Business. Ms. Howe earned an MS in Human Resource Management from Villanova University and a BFA in Theater from NYU. She is also credentialed as a Senior Professional in Human Resources [SPHR], SHRM-Certified Senior Professional [SHRM CSP], and Job and Career Development/Transition Coach [JCD/TC]. Her career has traversed several business industries in leadership positions including VPHR and Marketing for Bloomsburg Health System; Mayor and council member of the Town of Bloomsburg; proprietor of La Groceria Italian Deli; and professional vocalist.
She has served on numerous boards in our local community, and at state and national levels, currently serving (as past president) for the Susquehanna Human Resource Management Association [SHRMA], board member for the Columbia Montour Area Agency on Aging, advisory board member for the PA Perinatal Quality Initiative, Career Ready Central PA Leadership Team, and the St. Columba Parish Finance Committee. Mary serves in several St. Columba ministries including Cantor, Lector, and Eucharistic Minister of Holy Communion. She has also served in the RCIA, Cursillo, and True Colors programs. Each morning she wakes grateful to live life to the fullest by learning as much as possible, setting a good example, and using her God-given gifts to benefit others.
Welcome, and thank you, Mrs. Howe!
Principal, Mary Lenzini Howe