Green Team

Taking 3 for the sea on our ride to school

Last Friday was Ride to School Day. St Columba’s families celebrated by leaving the car at home and riding or walking to school. On the way they did their bit for the sea by picking up at least 3 pieces of rubbish. It was great to see so many children […]

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Green Team Plant Stall a blooming success!

The Green Team’s plant stall raised nearly $1000 at our recent Centenary Fete thanks to the wonderful plant donations received from parents and Bunnings. The stall featured everything from edible Christmas trees to cute cactus jars and our famous Saintly Soil. A big thanks to all of the parents and […]

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5 stars for St Columba’s!

by Chantel Munoz, Sustainability Leader Last week we were all very excited to learn that our school was awarded its fifth star for the Sustainability Certification. This means that our school is now a 5 Star ResourceSmart School and has met all the requirements of the ‘Leadership’ Star Level. In […]

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Eco-warriors learn about mosquitoes in our environment

On Wednesday 19th October, the Year 3/4s had a special guest speaker named Peter Mee. He came in to talk to us about mosquitoes. Peter is a scientist that works for the state government where he researches mosquitoes. He talked about how they live, grow and how they impact people. […]

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Join us at the St Columba’s Festiv-eel

Next term our St Columba’s Green Team will be working with the Eco Warriors to host a special Festiv-eel on Friday 19th October at 6:30pm. This is a free event where we will be showcasing a DVD titled BayKeepers, created by the Eco Centre. This film aims to raise awareness […]

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4 stars for St Columba’s!

A big CONGRATULATIONS to St Columba’s for achieving their 4th Star this week! This great milestone acknowledges that we are a ‘Sustaining’ school in relation to our waste management and resource use. Together, we have completed the 5 required modules and so now we continue to revise and update them. […]

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Our bird garden is starting to take shape!

On Wednesday 8 August we were back in the garden again with our Eco Warriors putting their green thumbs to work planting our new bird garden (located outside the front of the school). Locally indigenous tubestock with Boon Wurrung significance was planted to develop a supporting habitat for our local […]

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