St Columba's New Star
21 March 2016
"You may have noticed the new addition to our school gate - a shiny star! No we are not getting in early with our Christmas decorating - St Columba's received it from ResourceSmart Schools in recognition of our progress on our school's sustainability journey!

ResourceSmart Schools is a Victorian Government initiative that helps schools benefit from embedding sustainability in everything they do.

St Columba's has signed up to the program in our efforts to take action t...
Loving our streets!
7 March 2016
By Nicole and Kaitlyn

On Saturday 20th February some families from St Columba's participated in Love Our Street 3184. Love Our Street is an initiative to help keep our streets clean and tidy. We picked up rubbish and filled 25 bags of litter. It is amazing how much people litter. It was quite a blast!

Did you know...

Thanks to our great efforts the Love Our Street 3814 group collected: 26 bags of litter, plus large hard waste items 16 bottles, 7 cans 456 cigarette ...
Our 3/4 Eco-Warriors get to work
18 February 2016
By Francis - 3/4

This year the 3/4 students will be our school's EcoWarriors.

What does this mean? It means we will be leaders in looking after the environment, teaching others how to care for our world and advertising the many events we can do to make a difference to our beautiful environment. Watch out for these events.

The first event - Love Our Streets 3184 - is on this Saturday at 9.30 - 10.30 starting at the corner of Normandy St and Glenhuntly Rd. We can't wait to see ...
St Columba's plants over 1,000 plants for the planet!
12 February 2016
On Friday our Years 3-6 students ventured out into the stunning sunshine and down to Elwood foreshore to take part in Schools National Tree Day. The students were guided by April and Karen from the Port Phillip Eco Centre together with Damien and members of the CityWide team as they got to work planting locally indigenous tubestock. The aim was to plant 250 trees to encourage and support Point Ormond bird species. By the end of the session we had planted an impressive 1,000 trees! Dur...

What our parents & students say

"I have been a part of the St Columba's community now for over 30 years. First as a pupil, then as a staff member at Before and After School Care, and now as a parent. My children are thriving here now just as I did."

Parent of Prep, Year 3 and Year 4 Students
 

We respectfully acknowledge the Boon Wurrung  people of the Kulin Nation, the traditional custodians of the Country on which we learn and play. We pay respect to ongoing living cultures of First Peoples, their ancestors and their Elders; past, present and emerging.

 

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