Project Compassion is Caritas Australia’s annual Lenten fundraising and awareness-raising appeal. Millions of Australians come together in solidarity with the world’s poor to help end poverty, promote justice and uphold dignity. Here is our school link if you would like to donate: https://lent.caritas.org.au/stcolumbasprimaryschool. Thank you for your support.
NEWS & EVENTS
Tuesday 19th February, marked Chinese New Year 2019. To celebrate this occasion St Columba’s children had the opportunity to learn and perform the Dragon and Lion Dance. I learnt that there was a legend about a dragon that was trying to catch a red pearl but never did. The red […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
The whole school community came together for our annual Carols night – and look who also turned up…
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 […]
A large bunch of enthusiastic eel spotters gathered together last Friday night to welcome the eels as they migrated along the canal. The night started with a screening of the “Baykeepers” movie and a talk with Baykeepers from the Port Phillip Eco Centre, Neil and April. The spotters then set […]