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Premier’s Reading Challenge 2018: Award Winners

The Premier’s Reading Challenge began in 2004. It is a Statewide initiative which recognises the importance of reading and encourages the practice of daily reading thus raising the profile of reading, libraries and literacy in the College. There are now over 700 schools in South Australia which participate in the Premier’s Reading Challenge each year. Our students from R-12 were...

Year 8 Medieval History

Bringing history alive for our Year 8 students! English and Humanities just became a whole lot more interesting with students experiencing medieval history with armour and a weapons display at the College. Thanks to 'Fire Bear's Emporium' - www.firebear.com.au, students engaged in a fun and interactive presentation allowing them to experience teaching outside of the classroom and learning history on...

Soraya Heidari: Voice Actress Debut

Article by Sorarya Heidari, Year 9 student Soraya Heidari’s professional theatre debut as Delara in Windmill Theatre Company’s “Amphibian” Muzafar Ali the cultural assistant in the new theatre show Amphibian is a friend of my Dad’s. Muzafar Ali mentioned to my Dad that a young voice actor was needed that could read in Arabic. This was how I got the...

Massimo Sergi: Kicking Goals in SANFL Juniors

Year 6 student, Massimo Sergi, was recently awarded Runner Up in the Fairest and Best U12s Div 2 SANFL Juniors Association Medal Count with a total of 26 votes. Playing football for the Salisbury Magpies Football Club, Massimo was awarded with a medal and certificate at the Association Medal Presentation Night held at the Central District Football Club. The Association...

Futures & Careers Expo

In conjunction with the 2019 Subject Selection process, all current Year 9, 10 & 11 students were required to attend the Futures & Careers Expo on Wednesday, 8 August in the Middle School. Current Year 12 students were also required to attend the Expo to gain information and insight into post-school options. The evening was a success with a fantastic turn-out...

CyberParent Web App

The Australian Multicultural Foundation has launched a web app called CyberParent which encourages safe and healthy internet use in Australian homes. CyberParent equips parents with the knowledge and confidence to identify early warning signs and seek appropriate support from Australian service providers. CyberParent can be accessed by all devices that have an internet connection, however, it is optimised for tablets...

Kyla-Jo Dudojc: Shining Bright like a Diamond

Kyla-Jo Dudojc Awarded for Netball Brilliance Year 6 student Kyla-Jo Dudojc knows what it takes to be a sporting champ – hard work, persistence and devotion. On Tuesday, 20 March, the 11 year old was recognised for her talents and aptitude in the fast-paced game of netball. Kyla-Jo was awarded the South Australian District Netball Association’s (SADNA) Umpire’s Best Player...

The Carly Ryan Foundation: Online Safety Presentation

St Columba College presents The Carly Ryan Foundation 'Online Safety Presentation' on Wednesday, 23 May from 7:00pm to 8:30pm, in the Middle School Auditorium. Parking is through Gate 1 on President Avenue. This is a FREE event. To book online, click here - Online Registrations! Presented by Sonya Ryan, CEO of The Carly Ryan Foundation, the presentation is for parents,...

Principal’s Report: Term 4, Week 7

Dear Parents and Caregivers, Welcome to the final edition of the Coracle for the year. In the past week we have held the Carols Night and the Senior School Prayer and Presentation Evening. Thank you so much to all our families for your support of the Carols Night. Our thanks go to the Junior and Middle School Choirs and to...