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Climate Change Choir in the Leader Newspaper

Posted on 11 June 2019
Climate Change Choir in the Leader Newspaper
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...
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Our Climate Change Choir stars shine for the camera

Posted on 10 June 2019
Our Climate Change Choir stars shine for the camera
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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Celebrating World Environment Day

Posted on 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...
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St Columba's - School of the Year finalist in RSS School Awards!

Posted on 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 ...
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Eco Warrior Excursion Adventure

Posted on 17 May 2019
Eco Warrior Excursion Adventure
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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Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Makeover

Posted on 16 May 2019
Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Makeover
Thank you to the wonderful volunteers who assisted with planting our garden at the end of Term 1.   The garden beds are looking flush with growing veggies and herbs! The students cannot wait to get in there and harvest, plant, cok and tend to the garden. A special thanks goes out to Bunnings who kindly provided us with the plants for our veggie garden and the wonderful members of the Green Team who volunteered their time and efforts. ...
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"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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