Learning science for the environment

Over the past few weeks, our 3/4 Eco Warriors have been lucky to have some pre-service teachers from ACU come in to run some science lessons with us. Here’s what they had to say about the lessons: Audrey: In our workshop, we have been learning different ways to reduce our […]

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Recent wellbeing activities

Friendship Fair Our Friendship Fair on the last day of term 1 was a great success. Children were beyond excited about setting up their stalls and activities for everyone to visit. We had cake decorating, massage, guessing how many lollies in the jar, nail painting, lucky dip, photo booth and […]

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Our Canberra Adventure – Year 5/6 Camp

On Thursday the Year 5/6s returned from their big trip to Canberra. We visited lots of places such as Parliament House, Old Parliament, The Australian War Memorial and The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS). One of our favourite places was Questacon, where we explored lots of things to do with […]

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2017 Open Days

Our 2017 Open days have been a great success! All visiting families were given a personalised tour by our Year 6 leaders and/ or Principal, who were very proud to present their school to them. Parents had the opportunity to visit the classrooms and grounds, and were able to see […]

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Term 1 Uniform Shop Opening Hours

The school uniform shop WILL NOT be open every Wednesday as in previous years. Opening hours will be published in the school newsletter and advertised via Tiqbiz. Here are the opening days for Term 1: Friday 10th February, 8.30-9.00am Friday 24th February, 8.30-9.00am Wednesday 15th March, 8.45-9.15am    

Eco-Warriors awarded for eco excellence!

Today Sharron from the Port Phillip EcoCentre presented the 3/4 students with their certificates for being excellent Eco-Warriors for St Columba’s. Sharron has been instrumental in helping our school be a ResourceSmart school and we’d like to thank both the Eco Centre and our Green Team parents for all of […]

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Giving our streets some love

On Saturday, a bunch of St Columba’s students and parents donned their fluorescent vests and gardening gloves and set off with tongs and bags to collect garbage around the streets of Elwood. Fifteen volunteers in total collected 11 shopping bags of litter – including 373 cigarette butts and 64 bottles […]

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News from the Eco Warriors

Lots of green activities and events have been happening around the school. Here’s an update from the Eco Warriors: World Habitat Day On Friday 7th October we all wore a touch of green in support of World Habitat Day. Thank you everyone for your donations, together we raised $160. This […]

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