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Jazmin Brooks - takes to the stage

Year 12 student Jazmin Brooks has entertained crowds at this year’s Fringe Festival. Her first performance gracing the stage in Walker Place, Gawler, was part of the Gawler Fringe Opening Event with Jazmin singing live in a half-hour set as part of a weekend of free entertainment. Surrounded by performances, activities and a setting alive with energy, Jazmin was part...

A Message from the Futures Counsellor

Learning and Earning - Disability Sector Exhibition and Seminar The purpose of opening up the exhibition and seminar to secondary school students is to provide them with information and an opportunity to explore career opportunities (including education and training) in the disability sector. This will be achieved by meeting with individuals and organisations at the event who provide services in...

Art In Focus: Year 10 Visual Art Excursion

On Wednesday, 15 March, the Year 10 Visual Art students visited the Adelaide Botanic Gardens as part of their ‘Natural Forms’ unit of work. Students completed a number of drawings and media studies based on the natural forms found in the gardens. Work completed forms part of their assessment for the work they are currently undertaking at school. The students...

Art In Focus: 2016 Year 10 Visual Art Final Artworks

The Year 10 Art students of 2016 created some very unique and interesting final artworks as part of their course in Term Four. These artworks are currently on display in the Middle School Foyer. The artworks are based on individually chosen themes with students also choosing their own media. Works range from digital photography, drawings, mixed media pieces, acrylic paintings,...

Jumping High in Interschool Gymkhana

On Friday, 24 February, St Columba College students Halle Victor-Vanson, Maddison Stojakovic and Bethany Woll participated in the Trinity College Interschool Gymkhana at the Equestrian Grounds in Evanston South. The girls represented the College with pride, working in partnership with their diligent and charming horses, strutting in dressage, workouts, show jumping and novelty. New to the show ring this year...

Music Tutor Spotlight: Cameron O’Riley

Bass Guitar | Electric Guitar | Acoustic Guitar | Ukulele Music Qualifications: Certificate 3 in Music, Diploma in Music, Derringers Outstanding Achievement in Music Award Professional Experience: 10 years of teaching students from ages 5-70 at several music shops, public schools and private colleges. I've played in Adelaide Funk/Rock trio 'Pumpometer' for the last 8 years playing at hundreds of Adelaide...

Year 8/9 Boys Knockout Cricket - Round 3

Round Three On Tuesday, 14 March, the Year 8/9 Boys Cricket team headed to Nuriootpa High School to play in the third round of the knockout competition. The boys bowled first, keeping them to 8/114 in 35 overs. The bowlers shared the load with Ethan getting 2, Ryan, Jake, Jacob, Bradlee, Mason, Jake and Ben all contributing one. They then...

Principal’s Report 2017: Term 1, Week 5

Dear Parents and Caregivers, The first five weeks of term have moved along quickly. The new timetable for Years 6-12 and the 8.40am start for all year levels seems to make a difference in the students arriving on time. Punctuality and attendance is a key factor in improving student learning and this year this is one of our priorities. We...

2016 College Dux: Academic Assembly Address

First of all, I would like to thank the College for inviting me back to speak today. I would also like to wish everyone a wonderful year and congratulations to all for the hard work they put in in the previous years. High school is important, exciting, but also a little scary. It was a five year journey in which...

Religious Heart of the College

Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday Children in the Junior School shared pancakes on Shrove Tuesday and enjoyed a variety of yummy toppings. Shrove Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday, is the day when families used up all the rich food in their houses before the plain and penitential season of Lent. In earlier times, this included eggs, milk and flour,...