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  • News from the Eco Warriors


    Lots of green activities and events have been happening around the school. Here’s an update from the Eco Warriors: World Habitat Day On Friday 7th October we all wore a touch of green in support of World Habitat Day. Thank you everyone for your donations, together we raised $160. This money will go towards repairing […]



    Coming up in Term 4 we have three events where help is needed. Friday 14th October and Friday 28th October, Friday 18th November. World Teacher’s Day, Grandparents/Special Friends day and the Bike-a-Thon. If you can help, head to the Can you help? page under parent information tab and sign up.  

  • St Columba’s wins Green School of the Year!

    St Columba’s took home the award for ‘Green School of the Year’ on Friday – the top prize at the 11th Annual EcoCentre Sustainable Schools Festival. The ‘Green School of the Year’ Award recognises a school for extraordinary, whole-school progress and community leadership for sustainability. The EcoCentre made a special note of the activities that saw St Columba’s leap […]

  • Get your touch of green ready for World Habitat Day 

    St Columba’s will be celebrating World Habitat Day on Friday 7 October. To recognise the occasion, we are asking you to dress with a touch of green – anything from green socks to a green t-shirt or even green hair – in return for a gold coin donation. World Habitat Day reminds us that we […]

  • 1 + 2 = 3 sustainability stars!

    St Columba’s single sustainability star on our front will soon be joined by two new friends. ResourceSmart Schools has awarded us two new stars in recognition of our energy and waste progress on our school’s sustainability journey – bringing our grand total to three stars! ResourceSmart Schools is a Victorian Government initiative that helps schools benefit […]

  • Eco Warriors & National Tree Planting Day

    By Amy, Year 3/4 On the 29th of July the 3/4s participated in the National Tree Planting Day. We planted shrubs and understory plants to freshen up our school. The title of our Inquiry unit this term is called ‘With My Own Two Hands,’ and we have literally been doing things with our own two […]