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2017 Iona Pilgrimage Quiz Night - Friday 23 June

Iona Pilgrimage Quiz Night Supporting the 2017 Iona Pilgrims Friday, 23 June | 7:00pm St Columba College President Avenue, Andrews Farm Middle School Auditorium | Enter through Gate 1 $10 Entry | Tables of 8 Limited tickets available on the night BYO drinks and nibbles | Soft drinks for sale TICKETS ON SALE NOW! For bookings & payments, contact Linda...

Principal’s Report - Term 2, Week 5

Dear Parents and Caregivers, As a school we continually work with our students to develop the skills to foster positive relationships with others. This is a critical life skill not only for the school environment but for future work and family relationships. In the Junior School, this year we have introduced ‘What's the Buzz’, a social skills program. In the...

Religious Heart of the College

GODLY PLAY This term, the Junior School staff have been investigating Godly Play as a way of telling stories in the Religious Education Curriculum. Godly Play is a practical visual method of telling Bible stories, developed by Jerome Berryman. The stories told include parables, sacred stories and liturgical lessons about religious traditions using simple high quality materials. Godly Play can...

Year 10 Drama Production: ‘In Cahoots’

The Year 10 Drama students have had a very busy week preforming their production of 'In Cahoots'. Various Junior School classes had the opportunity to see the production and a night performance took place on Thursday night for the College community. Congratulations to the Year 10 Drama students on your performances. The show was packed full of entertainment, laughter and...

Barber Teen: Antonio Miceli

Slinging cut throat razors is 16 year-old St Columba College student Antonio Miceli. The Munno Para West resident has an energetic passion for the trade and has recently started his barbering apprenticeship with Barber Boys, Munno Para. In the lead-up to commencing his Certificate III in Barbering, Antonio has dedicated many volunteer hours in the shop, developing his skills and...

Inclusive Education

LEGO CLUB AT ST COLUMBA With the support and expertise of Autism SA, we are trialling a Lego Club at the College. Lego system therapy takes advantage of the rewarding nature of Lego construction and connects this with collaborative teamwork. The Club will be targeted at students from aged 5 to 12 years and will initially act as a reward...

Year 1 Historical Exhibition

On Thursday, 25 May, the four Year 1 classes experienced an exhibition of equipment, games and activities from past lifestyles as part of the inquiry unit Past & Present Lifestyles. Items including various telephones, cameras, a typewriter and audio devices, such as tape recorders and a record player, were gathered from different sources and the students had a hands on...

Junior School Crazy Hair & Silly Socks Day

Last Thursday was our first ever 'Crazy Hair/ Silly Sock' casual clothes day. This colourful, wonderful day also included delicious ice cream being sold at lunch. A BIG THANK YOU to Kevin Selwood and Golden North for supplying the ice cream and to Mr Ruggiero for donating ice cream cones. Another BIG THANK YOU to the staff and students who...

Art In Focus: Year 8 Pinch Pots

The Year 8 Art students have been experimenting and working with clay creating their own glazed pinch pot. Using the technique of pinching sees the students use their fingers to pinch and poke a single lump of clay into a final shape. Students choose different patterns and colours to create these wonderful pots. Mrs Kelley Lewis The Arts Learning Area...

A Message from the Futures Counsellor

I would like to share some useful mobile APPS for both students and parents. These are particularly valuable when establishing a career development plan, as well as researching future pathways and job options. The CareerMe app provides up-to-date occupational information allowing young people to make tangible links from school to the world of work and highlights the industries where skills...