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It’s a Knockout!

6/7 Girls Knockout Soccer – Round 1 On Thursday, 30 May, St Columba College hosted Round 1 of the 6/7 Girls Knockout Soccer competition, competing against Greenwith Primary School. Congratulations to the team as they defeated Greenwith 8 - 1. Well done to goal scorers Gemma (4), Georgia (2) and Zoe (1). Special mention to Shailey for her excellent work...

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...

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,...

Refocus & Reenergise with Art

Engaging in Visual Arts can have many benefits such as improving stress levels, memory and empathy. At St Columba College we see the value encouraging our students to engage in the Arts on a regular basis. Art not only helps restore focus and concentration, it assists in decreasing mental exhaustion. Visual Art at St Columba College allows students to explore...

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...