Career & Technology Education

Columbia High School Career and Technology Education Department serves the students of Columbia High School Early College. Last year we severd 116 students . This year we expect to serve close to 200 students. We have four areas of class studies: Agriculture, Business, Computers, and Health Science.

Chicken Farm

Some FFA students visits a chicken farm and learned about the process from hatching to eating the chickens.

Cattle Farm

Then they visited a cattle farm and learned about the how to take care of the cattle. They also learned the fence was electric!

Columbia High School Spring Plant Sale

The greenhouse will be open Monday - Friday, starting on April 16th from 2:00 - 5:00 until plants are gone. Greenhouse will be open ALL DAY on Good Friday (April 19th) from 10:00am - 4:00pm

Saturday Plant Sale Dates: Will follow the Tyrrell County Rec Baseball Schedule from 10 - 2 on Columbia game days.


6 pack - $2.00 each; $12.00 flat (You can mix and match different varieties)

4" pot - $2.00 6" pot - $4.00 Hanging Baskets - $7.00 or 2/$12.00

Thrillers: Tall stand out plants for the container

Sun Coleus, Draecena Spikes, Geranium, Osteospermum (African Daisies), and Contorted Willow

Spillers: Cascading plants that spill over the sides of containers

Sweet Potato Vine, Verbena, Bacopa, Calibracoa, Wave Petunia, Creeping Jenny, English Ivy, and Variegated Periwinkle

Fillers: Small to medium plants to fill in mixed planters

Celosia (Cockscomb), Zinnia, Marigold, Vinca, Lantana, Dusty Miller, Petunia, and Others

Perennials: 4" pots - $3.00 6" pots - $5.00

Hosta, Crocosmia, Iris, English Ivy, Variegated Periwinkle, Black Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia), Lantana, Creeping Jenny, and Day Lily

Plants that will be ready May 15th

Gerbera Daisy, Purple Cone Flower, Hollyhock, Foxglove, Shasta daisy, Joe Pye Weed, Butterfly Weed, Eucalyptus, and Celeste Fig

Herbs: 3"pot - $2.00

Sweet Basil (large and small leaf), Purple Basil, Oregano, Parsley (Curly and Flat leaf), Sage, Thtyme, Chives, and Lemon Grass

Vegetables: 4 pack -$2.00 each or $15.00 flat (You can mix and match different varieties)

Heirloom Tomatoes, Hybrid Tomatoes, Pickling Cucumbers, Slicing Cucumbers, Straight neck squash, Zucchini, Hot Peppers, Bell Peppers

Ready on May 15th: Cantaloupe, Watermelon, and Okra

CPR in Nursing Fundamentals

Students in Nursing Fundamentals are practicing to take their CPR test.

Mr. Roughton playing with a Sphero during STEM Training.

CTE Teachers learning how to incorporate STEM lessons into thier classrooms.

Mrs. Biggs Middle School FACS class preparing a meal.

Students in the STEM program at CMS are learning about civil engineering and building bridges with spaghetti!

Sergant Gray and Litton came and spoke with the Health Science class and Business class today on anti bullying. Students had time to talk and ask questions. It was very informative.

22 Students attended AG Expo Career Fair in Williamston at the Bob Martin Center , Nov. 7. Students watched a presentation that showed us why you should never touch electric lines, were able to enter a sprayer used in farming, touch live animals, and much more!

The Southern Farm Show is a tradition that happens each February in Raleigh at the NC State Fairgrounds. Over 400 agriculture based companies make the Southern Farm Show the largest exposition in the Carolinas and Virginia. The show exposes our students to agriculture businesses, supporters, leaders, and farmers from across the southeast region of the United States.

Columbia High School Agr teacher, Mrs. Atkinson, took approximately 20 students to the Southern Farm Show on Feb. 1, 2019. See photos below!