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Year 8/9 Boys Cricket

On the Thursday, 6 March, the St Columba Year 8/9 Boys Cricket Team travelled to Tanunda to compete in the State Secondary Schools of Knockout Cricket Competition. We would be competing in the second round of the competition against Faith Lutheran College, who had beaten our team in the same round in the previous year. Upon arrival St Columba lost...

Art in Focus

“Art in Focus” this week celebrates the Year 10 Art students (Semester Two, 2013). This unit was all about independent work. Students had the opportunity to create an artwork based on a particular theme, using their own choice of media and technique. Students were influenced by different artists and art movements, exploring a wide variety of themes. This unit helped...

Message from the Executive Principal - Wk 7

Dear Friends, Last week we launched a new St Columba College website which provides greater opportunity for communication. It is simple and easy to navigate and I hope you enjoy looking through the information provided. If you have suggestions that might further enhance communication between the home and school, your feedback would be greatly appreciated. Preparation is now in progress...

Senior School Report - Wk 7

As the term continues on at a rapid rate all students will by now have undertaken a range of major assignment tasks in all subjects. Consequently, all students will need to be well organised and make sure they have consistent study patterns in order to maximise their success. The ultimate result for students is their success in the SACE and...

Futsal Champion

In this Coracle Success Story we take a look at young Futsal superstar, Chloe Brookes (8Sli/Web). Chloe enjoyed recent success competing for South Australia in the National Futsal Championships. (Futsal is a variant of soccer, but played indoors on a smaller pitch, with five players.)  It was great to catch up with Chloe and speak with her about her achievements. Soccer is clearly...

Year 8/9 Boys Cricket

On Thursday, 20 February, the St Columba Year 8/9 Boys Cricket Team travelled to Thomas More College for the opening round of the Secondary School Sport SA Knockout Competition. With rain greeting us upon arrival the start time for the match was pushed to 10am, allowing only 30 overs for each team. Our captain, Tristan Walker, won the toss and...

Year 12 Child Studies - Prenatal Practical

Our Year 12 Child Studies students were challenged to explore the practical task of preparing a Prenatal meal, being a healthy option for an expectant mother and her un-born baby. The students completed the task exceptionally well. Click to see what meals they prepared.

Year 12 Food & Hospitality - High Tea Practical

The Year 12 Food and Hospitality students have recently completed the first practical component for the year. Students were asked to each prepare two menu items suitable for a ‘High Tea’ setting. Within this task they had to demonstrate their understanding of food safety, as applicable in the Industry. The menu items prepared were required to contain ‘high risk’ ingredients,...

Senior School Report - Wk 5

In Week Four I had the great pleasure of being part of the Year 12 Retreat, which was held in Victor Harbor. The Retreat covers many facets of a student’s life but one of the most significant and relevant to all students is the sense of community and support needed to be successful. We have almost reached the half-way mark...