Green Team

Eco Warriors – Tomorrow’s Leaders for Sustainability

By Mikaela and Angelina, Year 3/4 This term the year 3/4 classes have been looking at energy saving. We’ve learnt how to save energy when not using it. We get energy from underground which is called ‘non-renewable’ energy like coal. I learnt that we will eventually run out of coal […]

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Touring our beautiful school

By Alessia and Maya On Thursday 23rd April 2016 a judge from ‘Keep Australia Beautiful’ came to our school. We took him on a tour around our building and playground and showed him different sustainable projects that we have been working on. Before we started the tour we showed him […]

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The judge is coming!

St Columba’s Primary School in Elwood will be under the beauty spotlight on Thursday 21 April as Keep Victoria Beautiful’s (KVB) judge pays a visit to review the school’s impressive sustainability efforts as part of its entry in the KVB Sustainable Cities Awards 2016. The Elwood village school has entered […]

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St Columba’s New Star

You may have noticed the new addition to our school gate – a shiny star! No we’re 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 […]

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Loving our streets!

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. […]

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Our 3/4 Eco-Warriors get to work

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 […]

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