NEWS & EVENTS

St Columba’s – a shining 5 star example of sustainability

In October 2018, St Columba’s was reviewed by a representative from Sustainability Victoria and awarded its fifth star for 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. Philip Dalidakis MP noted in his […]

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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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Centenary fete celebration

Our Centenary Fete was a wonderful expression of community spirit. Thank you to all the organisers, volunteers and helpers who put so much into this day – and to everyone else who came along and enjoyed themselves.

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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Prep visit to Scienceworks

Our Preps loved concluding our Inquiry Unity titled ‘We like to make it, move it!’ by visiting the amazing Scienceworks! They used all their senses to explore and investigate the many objects and materials throughout the different exhibitions. Students listened to an interactive story and used their collaborative skills to solve […]

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Grandparents Day

The first Friday of November is a special day at St Columba’s. It is when we celebrate Grandparents and Special Persons Day. It was a wonderful morning and occasion for our school. We had an enormous turn out and there were so many lovely comments about the children, the welcoming […]

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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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October is Walk to School Month!

The weather is warming and the days are getting longer, so what a great opportunity to walk, ride or scoot to school each day! Plus we get to do our bit for the planet. We began our celebrations during week 1 with a healthy Walk to School breakfast. It was […]

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