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  • 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 […]

  • Parents Event – Tickets Now On Sale

    Please join us at our annual parents event and art auction. Family, friends and neighbours all welcome. This is our ONLY major fundraiser this year so your attendance and contribution on the night, whether small or large, is appreciated. Buy your tickets NOW Date:  Friday, 26th August Time:  7.30pm to 12pm Venue:  Elwood Sailing Club, Ormond […]

  • Eco Warriors lean about Biodiversity

    By 3/4M On Wednesday 15th June, 3/4M walked to the St Kilda Botanical Gardens. We arrived at the Port Phillip Eco Centre where we met Sharron and Gio. The first activity we did was talk about leaf litter. We studied the soil, and noticed how it felt and how dense it was. We used a […]

  • Our Active Fruity Friday Morning

    Last Friday was the National Walk Safely to School Day (WSTSD) – an annual event when all primary school children around Australia are encouraged to walk and commute safely to school. St Columba’s kids popped on their runners and did their bit to take part in the morning – walking, jogging, riding and scooting to […]

  • Walking, Riding, Scooting and Loving our Streets

    There are two green things to add to your calendar this week to help us help the planet: 1. Walk, Ride or Scoot to School Day! Friday 20 May – before school bell Leave the car at home and enjoy a fun and fruity start to Friday with your friends. Walking, riding or scooting to school […]

  • Eco Warriors report back on their Energy Workshops

    Tully’s reflection: This semester the years 3 and 4 have been part of a part of Eco Warrior Workshops. Here are some things we have learnt: It takes more to turn on a light bulb than flicking a switch; there are actually 7 or 8 steps that are really big. Did you know that if […]