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Smashing Win for our Allstars Tennis Team

On Wednesday 3 April, 16 students from the College competed in the ANZ Tennis Hot Shots SAPSASA Playford and Para Districts Schools Competition. The tournament took place at the new Playford Tennis Centre on Main North Road. Our two teams consisted of the St Columba Allstars - Jack, Marco, James, Matthew, Marc, Matheson, Mantej and Jakob; and, the St Columba...

Emily Smallman: No Small Feat

Year 12 student Emily Smallman says her success in sports – and in life – comes from her competitiveness, her passion for soccer, and all around fitness commitment. What makes Emily a great sportsperson is her self-discipline combined with a passionate commitment and determination to see it through. What we describe as GRIT - one of the most important characteristics...

Year 12 Research Project Exhibition

It is with pleasure that we invite you to the Year 12 Research Project Exhibition. We are seeking your assistance to engage with our students and provide constructive feedback on the work presented. WEDNESDAY 1 MAY | 3:30-5:00PM Middle School St Columba College Gate 1 President Avenue, Andrews Farm The Research Project is a compulsory subject of the South Australian...

“Ahoy there me hearties”

Year 4 students set ashore at the Port Adelaide Maritime Museum & the City of Adelaide Clipper Ship On Thursday, 28 March, Year 4 students went on an excursion to the Port Adelaide Maritime Museum and the toured the City of Adelaide Clipper ship. While at the Maritime Museum students learnt about migration to South Australia and the conditions on board...

Getting fired-up for the F1 in Schools STEM Challenge

The F1 in Schools program is a STEM Challenge where more than 17,000 schools from 44 nations take part in manufacturing the world fastest miniature F1 car. Students are provided with direct links to a number of industry pathways. Mimicking the world of a Formula One team, groups of students have to follow a pathway of engineering and manufacturing disciplines:...

Year 5 Educational Tour to Ballarat 2019 - Parent Information Evening

Year 5 Educational Tour to Ballarat 2019 - Parent Information Evening Parents and caregivers of Year 5 students,  you are invited to join us for a Parent Information Evening Tuesday, 19 March | 6pm - 7pm. at the Junior School, Performing Arts Centre  During the evening information about the upcoming Educational Tour to Ballarat will be explained in detail and documents will be...

Cybersafe Families Seminars

St Columba College held two Cybersafe Families Parent Seminars over two days in Week 5, one in the morning in the Junior School, and a further seminar to the Middle and Senior parents in the evening, which was held in the Middle School Auditorium. These seminars informed on how to effectively manage your digital environment with confidence. Topics included: cyberbullying,...

Montana Vincent: Give My Regards To Broadway!

As its name would suggest, Broadway is a wide street in New York City that runs the full length of Manhattan. It is the part between the famous 42nd street and 53rd street, including Times Square, and considered the home of the American theatre industry. It is where Year 9 student, Montana Vincent, dreams of one day performing under the...

Enjoying Nature’s Splendour at the Adelaide Botanic Gardens

This week Year 10 students were fortunate to get out of the classroom and enjoy nature's splendour at the Adelaide Botanic Gardens as part of their “Natural Forms” unit of work. Students will be completing a number of drawings and media studies based on the natural forms found in Botanic Gardens. Work completed forms part of their assessment. The emphasis...

Good Things in Small Packages

Among the many benefits of Visual Art is the opportunity for self-expression and an outlet for creativity. Oodles of imagination and personal symbolism are displayed in these small yet significant sculptures created by students based on the topic of identity. Students were given the task of making a sculpture using a matchbox to express themselves. They have done an outstanding job...