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Primary School News

Saint Columba Day - Fundraising Fun!

Last week we celebrated our patron saint, Saint Columba, with many activities and fundraisers throughout the week. Junior School students spent the day  with their house teams and celebrated by participating in a variety of wonderfully organised stations. The day began with students designing a coracle from the coin donations. Other stations included Rob the Nest, Marshmallow tower building, Lego...

Budding Young Readers Enjoy ‘National Simultaneous Storytime’

National Simultaneous Storytime Our Junior School students were recently a part of 'National Simultaneous Storytime' – a national community of readers with over 1,000,000 participants and 8,000 locations. National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) is held annually by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA). Every year a picture book, written and illustrated by an Australian author and illustrator, is read simultaneously...

Construction begins on new Covered Sports Court

This week we have been excited to see the commencement of construction of the Covered Sports Court with the temporary fencing being erected. This new environment is due for completion in 2020 and will provide a fantastic sports space all year round, regardless of weather.

St Columba College - State Champion Cheerleaders!

Our St Columba College Cheerleaders are State Champions! "The SCC Cheerleaders competed at the Australian All-Star Dance and Cheer Federation (AASCF) state competitions in the school holidays. It was a very close competition, but the team of 18 girls came away with first place. The girls train each week after school to prepare for competitions. It is with commitment and...

St Columba College at Tournament of Minds

On Sunday the 8th September, a group of students from Years 5 to 6 represented St Columba College at Tournament of Minds at Flinders University 2019. The students worked together to solve a demanding, open-ended Long Term Challenge in The Arts. They also participated in an unseen Spontaneous Challenge. They displayed great collaboration and problem solving skills on the day...

Unity in our Diversity

The Multicultural and Social Justice team planned and presented a vibrant assembly to the Middle and Senior School called 'Unity in our Diversity'. Their message was about celebrating differences and the importance of sharing stories. Two students of the team, Yom Akech, Year 12, and Angeth Dut, Year 10, shared their stories. Yom spoke about growing up in Kakuma Refugee...

A Rose for our Mums

On Monday 13 May, the Junior School celebrated our Mums, Grandmas, Aunties and special women in our lives with a touching liturgy. Rev Jo Smith and the Year 1 students spoke about all the wonderful things our Mums do for us. The students then gave out beautiful roses to say thank you. After the liturgy the College held a delicious...

Reception: A Wildlife Adventure

On Wednesday 8 May, the Reception students went on an adventure to see wildlife animals in their natural habitat. Students travelled on a bus through the windy roads to the Gorge Wildlife Park. Thankfully the sun was shining when the students arrived. The morning began with some animal encounters and keeper talks. Enjoying Gorge Wildlife Park, students pat a cuddly...

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...