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Year 8 Food Technology - Muffin Innovation Task

In a recent practical task in Year 8 Food Technology, we asked students to respond to the assignment of making a new kind of muffin to feature in the market, one that hadn’t been produced previously. Some very unique concepts were created, and the students did well to navigate a complicated practical task. Not only was it lots of fun,...

Middle School Report - Wk 7

This week a number of our Middle School students began work on the Interactive Computerised Assessment System (InCAS) Program. InCAS is a tool which provides schools with longitudinal baseline assessment data in a range of areas including literacy, numeracy, and attitudes towards learning. All students from Year 1 to Year 9 will undertake the program over the next few weeks...

Inclusive Practices

The Special Education Team is committed to the academic success of our diverse cohort of students. We are currently in the process of reviewing students’ educational plans and addressing any teacher concerns. Working in partnership with families is always valued, and as such, please feel welcome to make contact if required. AUSTISM SA – A NEW INITIATIVE Digital Enterprise: Pathways...

Open Boys Cricket

On Wednesday, 26 February, the Open Boys Cricket Team travelled to Prospect to take on Blackfriars Priory School for the first round of the Knockout Competition for 2014. The St Columba players were apprehensive as they exited the bus at St Dominic’s Oval, but it wasn’t long before they were warming up and excited to get into action. Captain Austin...

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...