NEWS & EVENTS

Term 1 Uniform Shop Opening Hours

The school uniform shop WILL NOT be open every Wednesday as in previous years. Opening hours will be published in the school newsletter and advertised via Tiqbiz. Here are the opening days for Term 1: Friday 10th February, 8.30-9.00am Friday 24th February, 8.30-9.00am Wednesday 15th March, 8.45-9.15am    

Eco-Warriors awarded for eco excellence!

Today Sharron from the Port Phillip EcoCentre presented the 3/4 students with their certificates for being excellent Eco-Warriors for St Columba’s. Sharron has been instrumental in helping our school be a ResourceSmart school and we’d like to thank both the Eco Centre and our Green Team parents for all of […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Eco Warriors learn 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 […]

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