St Columba's shines at Resource Smart School Awards
13 June 2019
Ten members of our Climate Change Choir and three sustainability leaders from our school traveled to the MCG on Thursday to represent St Columba's at the Resource Smart School Awards.

St Columba's was a finalist in the top awards - the Resource Smart School of the Year - and, although we didn't take home the award on the day, it was an amazing achievement for our small school!

Prior to the awards being announced, our Climate Change Choir and Chris were the official Awards entert...
Climate Change Choir in the Leader Newspaper
11 June 2019
A few members from our highly sought after Climate Change Choir, were photographed in the Leader Newspaper this week. The Climate Change choir has been performing at many Sustainability events this year, singing about the need to care for the Port Phillip Bay.

Three of our Climate Change Choir stars - Charli, Finn and Yoyo - are starring in this week's Leader Newspaper!<

The article has run in the lead up to this week's Resource Smart School Awards. The Choir will be headin...
Our Climate Change Choir stars shine for the camera
10 June 2019
Three of our Climate Change Choir stars - Finn, Charli and Yoyo - put on a spectacular show on Thursday for the Port Phillip Leader Newspaper.

Look out for them in this week's Leader!

We've also had some exciting media interest following our announcement as School of the Year finalist in the 2019 ResourceSmart School Awards!

Ten of our Climate Change Choir stars will be performing at the 2019 ResourceSmart School Awards at the MCG on Thursday. We will also be taking part in a susta...
Celebrating World Environment Day
5 June 2019
On Wednesday 5 June, St Columba's celebrated and raised awareness of World Environment Day.

This year the theme for the day was Beat Air Pollution.

There are many contributors to pollution of our precious air and it's our job to reduce our impact on the environment to keep our air clean and safe.

We began our day by riding, scooting, walking or taking public transport to school, with nearly 100 students and teachers participating. 

Aiming to reduce our waste, we made our very...
St Columba's - School of the Year finalist in RSS School Awards!
27 May 2019
Drum roll... St Columba's has been nominated as a School of the Year finalist in the 2019 ResourceSmart School Awards!

The Awards recognise and reward the outstanding sustainability efforts of Victorian primary and secondary schools that contribute to a better place.

Winners are being announced on the 13th June at a ceremony being held at the MCG. Three of our sustainability representatives from Grades 4, 5 and 6 will be attending on the school's behalf.

Since 2014, our school has ...
Eco Warrior Excursion Adventure
17 May 2019
The Grade 3/4 Eco Warriors recently went on a local excursion around our beautiful waterways here in Elwood. Specifically, they focussed on Elster Creek and how this could have looked before European settlement. The students were also joined by 'Captain Trash' who helped the students, along with Sharron, to understand how and why our suburb often experiences floods, and what we can do in the future to reduce this. ...

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