🎉 Welcome back to another extraordinary academic year at Columbia River High School!


📚✨ As we commence the 2023-2024 school year, we are invigorated by the legacy of triumphs in academics, arts, and athletics that define our institution. The dedication and enthusiasm of our esteemed faculty have positioned us to embark on a year of unparalleled potential and growth.


There is palpable anticipation of new discoveries, friendships, and achievements that await us. With a rich history of scholastic excellence, a vibrant tapestry of activities, and an impressive record in athletics, we stand poised to embrace the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.


Our collective spirit of camaraderie and pursuit of excellence will continue to shine brightly as we navigate this academic odyssey. Together, let us script another chapter of triumph, knowledge, and unity that will undoubtedly become an integral part of our storied heritage. This is year 61 – and our best is yet to come! 🌟📝🏆 #ProudTraditions #NewBeginnings


We start with some exciting news – as in new people, new schedules and new programs!


Help me welcome the following Staffulty (new /new role) to our learning community for the 2023-2024 School year:

Anna Ricks – new Associate Principal (splitting between River and Thomas Jefferson Middle School in 2023-2024)

Jananda Fisher – new English and Learning Support Teacher

Ruth Ingebrand – ASB/Fiscal Clerk

Mark Ganter – new Boys Head Basketball Coach

Anderson – new Girls Head Basketball Coach

John Amerding – new Girls Head Cross Country Coach

Michael Hornback – New Instructional Coach

Cass Campbell– new Photography and Yearbook Teacher

Amy Sedlickas – new Pottery Teacher (joins us from Fort Vancouver High School)

Allison Kerr– New Mental Health Services Therapist (adding to our Counseling Department)

Jenny Trybull – New French Teacher – Justine Copp is on leave for the 2023-2024 school year

Audrey Williams – New School Counselor for the Class of 2026