• 2nd-3rd Grade Beginners and Recreational Chess Club

    What: 2018-19 Columbia Elementary 2nd-3rd Grade Beginners and Recreational Chess Club

    Who: Students in grades 2-3, who would like to be introduced to the game of chess or who are not interested in the competitive team, but still want to play for fun.  No registration form is necessary.  Just look at the dates below and join us!

    Volunteers Needed:  We need several parents who can attend the meetings on alternating Monday mornings and teach these students how to play chess.  Please contact Molly Hayne at mehayne@madisoncity.k12.al.us if you can help with this club.

    Meeting Dates: January 14, February 4, February 25, March 11, April 1, April 15, April 29.

    Time: 7:10-7:35 am.  NO drop-offs in the front of the school. Please use the car line in back.

     Place: Library


    1. Students must be mannerly and show good sportsmanship at all times. A time-out warning will be given for the first infraction and parents will be notified. A student who continues to misbehave will not be allowed to attend future meetings.

    2. Students must be dropped off in the carline at the back of the school beginning at 7:10 am.Dropping students off before 7:10 and leaving them unsupervised is dangerous and not allowed.

    3. Students are welcome to bring their own chess sets, but the school staff cannot be held responsible for damaged or missing parts.

    4. Parents are welcome to stay and help supervise. If you are planning to stay with your child, you will need to enter and sign in at the front office to get a visitor’s badge.