St Columba's Taking 3 for the Sea
30 June 2019

We celebrated the last day of term by taking ""three for the sea""!

Every child was encouraged to collect 3 pieces of rubbish on their way to school and place them in the designated bins when they arrived at the gate.

And what a haul we got! 

On behalf of Port Phillip Bay, thank you to all of the students, brothers, sisters and parents that took part.

St Columba's announced a Keep Victoria Beautiful Sustainable Cities 2019 Community Awards Finalist!
22 June 2019
Exciting news! St Columba's has been announced as a finalist in the Keep Victoria Beautiful Sustainable Cities 2019 Community Awards!

We entered the Awards last term for our exciting STEAM Clean the Bay Project, a project generously funded with the support of a Victorian Government grant.

In May, the judge visited our school, received a presentation of our work and then went on a tour of the school meeting Ben and Heidi, two of our 3/4 Eco Warriors, on the way!

The Awards are be...
STEAM Powered Warriors in the Divercity Magazine
18 June 2019

The 3/4 Eco Warriors have been working hard alongside the Port Phillip Eco Centre to learn all about the bay and how to improve its health. Divercity magazine showcased our students in their latest issue. Read the article for more information!

St Columba's Eco Warriors

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...

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