Briggs
High School
About Us
Briggs High School
2555 Briggs Road 
Columbus, OH
Phone: 614-365-5914
Fax: 614-365-6964
Academic Brief

Briggs HS School Mission


The Briggs High School community will provide the opportunity for all students to reach their potential as well adjusted, productive members of a global society. We commit to facilitating the development of each student as a whole person, including his/her academic, emotional, physical, social and character strengths in order to create strong sense of community.


Briggs HS 2016-2017 OIP Goals


To prepare our students to be college and career ready by focusing on the goals below:



    • Reading SMART Goal:

      (All Schools; Grades K - 9)

      All 9th grade Briggs students taking the MAP will improve their reading scores by 1.7 Rasch Units (RIT) from BOY to EOY.


      Math SMART Goal:

      (All Schools; Grades K - 9)

      9th grade student will increase the mean MAP score in math by 3.1 Rasch Units (RIT) from BOY to EOY.

      Attendance SMART Goal:

      (All Schools)

      At the end of the 2016-17 school year, Briggs high school will increase the attendance rate from 87% to 90%.

      Discipline SMART Goal:

      (All Schools)

      Our SMART goal is to improve positive student-staff interactions and school climate with the goal of decreasing the % of resolutions by 2 % compared to 2015-2016 school year.

      Gr. 9 Matriculation /

      Gr. 12 Graduation SMART Goal:

      (HS Only)

      The SMART goal for matriculation rate for ninth graders will be 75% moving on to 10th grade status the end of the 2016-2017 school year. Graduation rate will be 75% for seniors by the end of the 2016-2017 school year.




Briggs HS Instructional Focus:


Our staff is focused on the Formative Instructional Practices (FIP) and the Ohio Improvement Process (OIP). These practices center on the teaching and learning process and are student centered.


At Briggs HS you will see the following:



  • Students are presented and responsible for their clear learning targets in every class on a daily basis.

  • Teachers are frequently “checking for understanding of student learning” by the use of formative assessments.

  • Teachers that teach the same subjects collaborate on a weekly basis to enhance their instructional practices.

  • Teachers are providing more frequent and substantive feedback to assist students with their learning.

  • Teachers collaborate and share student data to monitor progress of student learning.

  • Shared leadership - A Building Leadership Team of administrators and teachers (BLT) that meets twice a month to progress monitor meeting our building goal and action plans.

  • An administrative team that is frequently in classrooms monitoring the teaching and learning process.



Academic Links


Clubs

BRIGGS HS EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES



  • Drama Club

  • Environmental Club

  • Chess Club

  • Gay/ Straight Alliance

  • Senior Council

  • Newspaper

  • National Honor Society

  • Briggs Mentoring Crew

  • Key Club

  • Poetry Slam

  • Diversity Club

  • Guitar Club

  • Literary Magazine

  • Yearbook

  • FAB(Fighting Against Bullying)

  • Show Choir

  • Club Book


Athletic Teams



  • Fall: Football, Volleyball, Boy's Soccer, Girl's Soccer, Golf, Cheerleading, Girl's Tennis

  • Winter: Boy's Basketball, Girl's Basketball, Wrestling, Cheerleading, and Chess Club.

  • Spring: Baseball, Softball, Boy's Tennis, Boy's Track, Girl's Track



Community Partnerships

  • TriO at Columbus State Community College

  • Upward Bound The Ohio State University

  • Hilltop Columbus Metropolitan Library Branch

  • The Kiwanis Club

  • The Columbus Rotary Club

  • I Know I Can

  • US Army & Marines



Curriculum

Briggs HS offers the traditional CCS career and college preparatory curriculum.


Briggs HS Advanced Placement Courses offered:


AP Language 11, AP literature 12, AP Calculus, AP Government and Policies, AP Chemistry


Briggs HS Special Elective Course Offerings:


Writers Seminar, Yearbook, Newpaper, Piano, Personal Finance, Advanced Physcial Education, Freshmen Seminar



Dress Code:
We follow the Superintendent’s Dress Code Policy with clothing that does not detract from the educational atmosphere. For more information, click here


Lunch Menu:



Mascot:

Bruins




Mission Statement:
"Each student is highly educated, prepared for leadership and service, and empowered for success as a citizen in a global community."



Parent Involvement

Parent Assistant Module(PAM) | Help Guide The Parent Assistant Module (PAM) will allow parents to access grade, attendance and other data regarding their children at Briggs High School. This is a PILOT program and a limited number of teachers are participating this year. There are areas in the system that may be of interest to parents beyond grade and attendance data. Each parent will have a username and password that will allow access to data for their child ONLY. Parents will need to come to Briggs between 10:30AM and 2PM to obtain login information. Ask for one of the parent consultants. This cannot be done over the phone.



Principal:

Dr. Tonya Milligan

Principal Email Address
tmilligan5868@columbus.k.12.oh.us


PTA/PTO Contact Information

Parent Consultant: Mrs. Yolondia Poole – email-ypoole@columbus.k12.oh.us



Scholarship Award List

DeVry University University of Toledo Otterbein College Capital University Heidelberg Wittenberg Bradford School Muskingum College Bowling Green State University Wilmington College Columbus College of Art and Design University of Charleston Grace College (Indiana) Mt. Carmel School of Nursing Ohio Dominican University Shawnee State University



School Colors:

Purple and Gold






Vision Statement

Briggs High School Vision Statement


As an exemplary school, the parents, students, faculty, and community of Briggs High School cooperatively create an active and effective learning environment. The focus of this document is to provide the necessary guidance to help our students mature into active, responsible, empowered participants in the greater society. The school, its students, families and faculty will be of service to the larger community as we strive to attain this ideal.

Title 1 School
Based on our student academic growth below the state minimum requirements and overall school student poverty level, Brigg’s High School receives federal money for students, teachers, and family support….

Teacher Professional Development
Funds to purchase specified student materials to support Reading and Math Achievement
Funds to support additional after school tutoring for students
Parent engagement activities
Principal - Dr. Tonya Milligan
(614) 365-5915  |   2555 Briggs Rd , OH 43223  Columbus, OH 43223
briggshs@columbus.k12.oh.us
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