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Senior School News

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...

Hayley Young: Artist with a different stroke

An avid horror movie fanatic, Year 10 student Hayley Young's obsession with gore and havoc has put her in the spotlight in the Special Effects industry. Hayley recently won an Australia-wide ‘BYS Cosmetics – SFX Make-up Artist Search’ competition, providing her with the opportunity to attend an all-expenses paid exclusive BYS Cosmetics Halloween Party ‘Spooktacular 2017 Soirée’ at Luna Park...

Religious Heart of the College

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...

Dylan Malin: A soccer star on an international tour of a lifetime

This story is a great resemblance of the outstanding sporting talents of our students at St Columba College. Year 11 student Dylan Malin is bound to catch the eyes of soccer scouts when he hits international grounds with the Adelaide Stars Academy as part of the 2017 Italy Soccer Tour. Dylan will be travelling to the Veneto Region in Italy...

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...

Religious Heart of the College

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...

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...

Religious Heart of the College

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...

Diing Akur: Making his mark

Year 10 student and emerging football player, Diing Akur, has been awarded the inaugural Crows Children’s Foundation Next Generation Academy Scholarship, giving him the opportunity to be involved in an elite football program and increase his opportunities to learn about and play Australian Rules football. Diing has spent the last six months training with the Crows’ Next Generation Academy Talent...