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Principal’s Report: Term 4, Week 3

Dear Parents and Caregivers, Last Friday, we farewelled our Year 12s as they completed their formal education at the College. We began the morning at 7:30am with a staff-cooked breakfast, which was followed by Mass with members of their family. Graduating from school brings a range of emotions for everyone involved especially for the students themselves; happiness, joy, sadness or...

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YEAR 12 LEAVERS’ MASS Last Friday we celebrated ‘The End of One Chapter and the Beginning of Another’ for our Year 12 students. The day began with a cooked breakfast, provided by staff members, and concluded with Mass celebrated by Father Pat Woods (Catholic Parish Priest, Elizabeth Parish). As our Year 12 students prepare for exams and the completion of...

Principal’s Report: Term 4, Week 1

Dear Parents and Caregivers, Welcome back to Term Four. It is hard to believe that we have reached the final term for the year. I hope the two week break went well for your family. The last few weeks of this term will be especially important as we hold special events to celebrate the year and the many achievements of...

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...

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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...

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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...

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...

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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,...