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Dylan Malin: A soccer star on an international tour of a lifetime

This story is a great resemblance of the outstanding sporting talents of our students at St Columba College. Year 11 student Dylan Malin is bound to catch the eyes of soccer scouts when he hits international grounds with the Adelaide Stars Academy as part of the 2017 Italy Soccer Tour. Dylan will be travelling to the Veneto Region in Italy...

Principal’s Report: Term 3, Week 7

Dear Parents and Caregivers On Friday all staff will be attending the Reflection Day, which is held each year. So why do we have this day? As an Anglican and Catholic school we hope that each day to bring to life for our students, families and ourselves a lived experience that God wants for each of us. That is to...

Religious Heart of the College

Bless the blokes father's day liturgy On Wednesday, 6 September, the Junior school held a Father’s Day Liturgy and Breakfast to celebrate the gift of our Dads and those who care for us as a father does. It was lovely to welcome so many people whole take on the role of “Father” in our children’s lives. Year three classes led...

Jordan Tyler: Putting on a Show

While many students' thoughts this time of year turn to a visit to the Royal Adelaide Show, St Columba College Year 4 student Jordan Tyler will be there on most days as he performs in the fantasy production of 'Tinker Tailors Magical Toy Shop'. The show is described as "...a mix of dance, popular music, illusion and special effects -...

Principal’s Report: Term 3, Week 5

Dear Parents and Caregivers Last week we celebrated the Semester 1 achievements of students across Year 3-11. We held three Academic Assemblies and I thank the many families that joined us. We have introduced a new award; High Achievement Award which is for a student who receives an A for a subject. We want to recognise those students who show...

Religious Heart of the College

Year 12 Students sharing Bible Stories with the Junior School. Over the last two terms, a number of Year 12 student groups as part of their Religious Education lessons, undertook a group activity, conducted over six weeks. This task involved the reading of the Old or New Testament, with a Biblical exegesis on a chosen passage or miracle story. The...

Diing Akur: Making his mark

Year 10 student and emerging football player, Diing Akur, has been awarded the inaugural Crows Children’s Foundation Next Generation Academy Scholarship, giving him the opportunity to be involved in an elite football program and increase his opportunities to learn about and play Australian Rules football. Diing has spent the last six months training with the Crows’ Next Generation Academy Talent...

Maddison Stojakovic: A jump above the rest

Congratulations to Year 8 student, Maddison Stojakovic, who competed today at the Gawler Show Horse Competitions on her beautiful horse, Tilly. Maddison was awarded a 1st placing and two 2nd placings for her expertise and skill while working with Tilly as a unified and professional team, performing in the following events: - Best Presented Mount and Rider 12yrs-17yrs - Pony...

Principal’s Report: Term 3, Week 3

Dear Parents and Caregivers In the last Coracle I wrote to you with information regarding the College Strategic Plan 2017-2019. Review and ongoing evaluation is important for a school’s improvement and development. In the past fortnight we have undertaken the following evaluations. I thank 197 parents who completed the Parent Satisfaction Survey in the past fortnight. We have also surveyed...

Religious Heart of the College

TRINITY During our Year 9 Religion lesson we have been discussing the experience of the Trinity: God, Jesus, Holy Spirit in the lives of people.  One of the activities the students had to do was to choose a black and white picture from a range of images, and then describe how that picture reminded them about an aspect of God,...