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  • Giving our streets some love

    On Saturday, a bunch of St Columba’s students and parents donned their fluorescent vests and gardening gloves and set off with tongs and bags to collect garbage around the streets of Elwood. Fifteen volunteers in total collected 11 shopping bags of litter – including 373 cigarette butts and 64 bottles and cans. The majority of […]

  • Ride-A-Thon 18th Nov – Help Needed


    On Friday, November 18th the St Columba’s students will be embarking on a Ride-A-Thon taking them down to the foreshore and a stop for lunch at Wattie Watson oval. Volunteer Here To hold this event we need to meet a minimum adult:student ratio so are calling for parent volunteers as follows:  Bike riders: You will […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 gate 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 […]