2017 Water Warriors

On Friday 15th September some of our Year Fours went to the St Kilda Town Hall to participate in the Sustainable School’s Festival Kids Teaching Kids workshops. At these awards, St Columba’s was awarded the 2017 Water Warrior of the Year award, in recognition of all of the teaching and learning […]

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Book Week: Escape to everywhere

In September we celebrated Book Week: escape to everywhere. This is always a wonderful opportunity for us to take a moment to think about the importance of books and reading in the lives of children today. According to Mem Fox, author of Possum Magic, “If parents understood the huge educational […]

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Footy and pie day

As part of our wellbeing program at St Columba’s we like to finish term 3 with our annual Footy and Pie day. We celebrate all codes and our Year 6 leaders organise and facilitate football related games suitable for all levels to participate in.

Sports carnival

What a wonderful example of community spirit and collaboration this year’s Sports Carnival was. The camaraderie, teamwork and spirit that shone through our children as they participated. Everywhere there were smiling faces, hugs, cheers and lots of encouragement towards one another. Most people would agree that good sportsmanship is about […]

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Mother’s Day

On Friday 12th May St Columba’s celebrated Mother’s Day with a liturgy for the mothers and grandmothers of our school community. The children, led by our Year 6 leaders, organised a beautiful assembly to celebrate Mother’s Day and it was wonderful to see so many able to join us in […]

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ANZAC Day 2017

On Tuesday 25 April, thirty children joined me in representing the school at the ANZAC service held on the Elwood foreshore. Participating in this occasion has steadfastly become one of our school rituals. It was wonderful to see so many of our families gathered at this event despite the inclement […]

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Recent wellbeing activities

Friendship Fair Our Friendship Fair on the last day of term 1 was a great success. Children were beyond excited about setting up their stalls and activities for everyone to visit. We had cake decorating, massage, guessing how many lollies in the jar, nail painting, lucky dip, photo booth and […]

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