NEWS & EVENTS

St Columba’s wins Green School of the Year!

St Columba’s took home the award for ‘Green School of the Year’ on Friday – the top prize at the 11th Annual EcoCentre Sustainable Schools Festival. The ‘Green School of the Year’ Award recognises a school for extraordinary, whole-school progress and community leadership for sustainability. The EcoCentre made a special note of the activities […]

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Get your touch of green ready for World Habitat Day 

St Columba’s will be celebrating World Habitat Day on Friday 7 October. To recognise the occasion, we are asking you to dress with a touch of green – anything from green socks to a green t-shirt or even green hair – in return for a gold coin donation. World Habitat […]

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1 + 2 = 3 sustainability stars!

St Columba’s single sustainability star on our front gate will soon be joined by two new friends. ResourceSmart Schools has awarded us two new stars in recognition of our energy and waste progress on our school’s sustainability journey – bringing our grand total to three stars! ResourceSmart Schools is a Victorian […]

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Parents Event – Tickets Now On Sale

Please join us at our annual parents event and art auction. Family, friends and neighbours all welcome. This is our ONLY major fundraiser this year so your attendance and contribution on the night, whether small or large, is appreciated. Buy your tickets NOW Date:  Friday, 26th August Time:  7.30pm to 12pm […]

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Eco Warriors learn about Biodiversity

By 3/4M On Wednesday 15th June, 3/4M walked to the St Kilda Botanical Gardens. We arrived at the Port Phillip Eco Centre where we met Sharron and Gio. The first activity we did was talk about leaf litter. We studied the soil, and noticed how it felt and how dense […]

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Your role in our Energy Action Plan!

St Columba’s has made a number of impressive achievements to date in reducing our energy use, but we’ve got to keep working hard to keep up the good green work! Our school’s Energy Action Plan each gives us an important job to do to ensure our energy saving progress continues: […]

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