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File #: 0001X-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/20/2018 In control: Stinziano
On agenda: 1/14/2019 Final action: 1/16/2019
Title: To Recognize and Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Columbus Alternative High School and its Contributions to the City of Columbus.
Sponsors: Michael Stinziano, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Emmanuel V. Remy, Priscilla Tyson, Shannon G. Hardin

Title

To Recognize and Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Columbus Alternative High School and its Contributions to the City of Columbus.

 

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WHEREAS, Columbus Alternative High School is celebrating its 40th anniversary with a gala on December 20, 2018; and

 

WHEREAS, CAHS was founded as an alternative school in 1978 and is designed to support highly-academic and artistic students; and

 

WHEREAS, As the only Columbus City School to offer International Baccalaureate programming and Latin, humanities is a central part of the CAHS experience. Students develop critical and creative thinking skills in their Humanities classes, with English and History faculty using lectures and interactive learning in literature, linguistics, philosophy and history. CAHS has an award-winning Chorale and excellent musical offerings including orchestra, concert band and jazz band; and

 

WHEREAS, Ninety-six percent of CAHS students go on to college and in 2017, CAHS students earned $10.5 million in scholarships. CAHS students have been admitted to a number of highly selective colleges. CAHS was awarded SILVER as the 32nd highest-ranked high school in Ohio’s Top Ranked Schools (US News), and is named one of America’s Most Challenging High Schools (Washington Post); now, therefore

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

 

That this Council does hereby recognize and celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Columbus Alternative High School and thank the institution for its contributions to the City of Columbus and the students they serve.