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Senior School News

Principal’s Report: Term 2, Week 7

Last Friday, we celebrated Saint Columba Day as a whole school. The day is a special occasion to reflect on the life of our College patron. While Saint Columba lived in the 6th century, his mission is still as relevant to us today. Columba left Ireland and travelled to Iona in Scotland to spread Christianity and was a significant person...

Religious Heart of the College

COMBINED ANGLICAN SCHOOLS SERVICE On Wednesday, 17 May, students and staff from St Columba College attended the annual Combined Anglican Schools Service at Saint Peters Cathedral along with 400 students from the 11 Anglican Schools across both the Diocese of Adelaide and The Murray. It was a very special service where we met the new Anglican Archbishop Geoff Smith and...

Saint Columba Day

On Friday, 9 June, the College celebrated Saint Columba Day - a special occasion to reflect on the life of our patron saint, Columba. The celebrations commenced with a whole school Eucharistic Liturgy in an Anglican tradition with Rev'd Jo Smith as the celebrant followed by fun activities across all campuses. 16/06/17

2017 Iona Pilgrimage Quiz Night - Friday 23 June

Iona Pilgrimage Quiz Night Supporting the 2017 Iona Pilgrims Friday, 23 June | 7:00pm St Columba College President Avenue, Andrews Farm Middle School Auditorium | Enter through Gate 1 $10 Entry | Tables of 8 Limited tickets available on the night BYO drinks and nibbles | Soft drinks for sale TICKETS ON SALE NOW! For bookings & payments, contact Linda...

Principal’s Report - Term 2, Week 5

Dear Parents and Caregivers, As a school we continually work with our students to develop the skills to foster positive relationships with others. This is a critical life skill not only for the school environment but for future work and family relationships. In the Junior School, this year we have introduced ‘What's the Buzz’, a social skills program. In the...

Religious Heart of the College

GODLY PLAY This term, the Junior School staff have been investigating Godly Play as a way of telling stories in the Religious Education Curriculum. Godly Play is a practical visual method of telling Bible stories, developed by Jerome Berryman. The stories told include parables, sacred stories and liturgical lessons about religious traditions using simple high quality materials. Godly Play can...

Year 10 Drama Production: ‘In Cahoots’

The Year 10 Drama students have had a very busy week preforming their production of 'In Cahoots'. Various Junior School classes had the opportunity to see the production and a night performance took place on Thursday night for the College community. Congratulations to the Year 10 Drama students on your performances. The show was packed full of entertainment, laughter and...

Barber Teen: Antonio Miceli

Slinging cut throat razors is 16 year-old St Columba College student Antonio Miceli. The Munno Para West resident has an energetic passion for the trade and has recently started his barbering apprenticeship with Barber Boys, Munno Para. In the lead-up to commencing his Certificate III in Barbering, Antonio has dedicated many volunteer hours in the shop, developing his skills and...

A Message from the Futures Counsellor

I would like to share some useful mobile APPS for both students and parents. These are particularly valuable when establishing a career development plan, as well as researching future pathways and job options. The CareerMe app provides up-to-date occupational information allowing young people to make tangible links from school to the world of work and highlights the industries where skills...

Northern Zone Rock Climbing Carnival

On Friday, 19 May, twenty Year 8-12 excited students represented St Columba College for the first time in the Northern Zone Rock Climbing Carnival. Students were shown how to wear a harness, the technique of tying-off the rope and footwork for the climb. The students then had the opportunity to practice before the timed races. The students were extremely successful...