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At St Columba's we have loved enjoying our nature play cubby house when we are at school. It has had a makeover and now includes a nature art station where students can look through the wi...
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On Wednesday 8 August we were back in the garden again with our Eco Warriors putting their green thumbs to work planting our new bird garden (located outside the front of the school).

Locally ...
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As a school, we are trying to promote ways in which we can save our natural resources and the Green Team are hoping to encourage and educate everyone by sharing some useful tips.

Over the year par...
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St Columba's Primary students are pumping up their tyres and polishing their helmets in preparation for National Ride2School Day, being held on Friday 23 March.

The Day is part of a nationwide...
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Last year St Columba's was thrilled to be awarded a grant from the Port Phillip Bay Fund. Our grant application - Operation STEAM Clean the Bay (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, Maths) - was...
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This week the Eco Warriors worked under the guidance of our fabulous parent Green Team to finish our new rain garden at the entrance of the school.

The planting design and the working bee were...
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Since mid-Term One, the Year 5/6 students have been involved in the STEAM clean the Bay program run by the Port Phillip Eco-Centre and delivered thanks to a generous grant from the Port Phillip Bay ...
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On Friday 29 June we celebrated Walk to School Day, walking or travelling to school in a safe and sustainable way.

On our trip to school we also did our bit for the Bay by collecting ""3...
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On Friday our Years 3-6 students ventured out into the stunning sunshine and down to Elwood foreshore to take part in Schools National Tree Day.

The students were guided by April and Karen fro...
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Thomas Carrick and Audrey Browne starred on page 2 of the Leader Newspaper last week for our impressive National Tree Day planting efforts!

Our final planting count was over 1,000 trees!

The day ...
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A big CONGRATULATIONS to St Columba's for achieving their 4th Star this week!

This great milestone acknowledges that we are a Sustaining school in relation to our waste management and reso...
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On Friday 15 September some of our Year Fours went to the St Kilda Town Hall to participate in the Sustainable School's Festival Kids Teaching Kids workshops.

At these awards, St Columba's...
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Last Thursday, the Sustainability team went to the Sustainable School's Festival, hosted by the Port Phillip Eco Centre at the St Kilda Town Hall.

We firstly participated in 2 workshops ea...
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On Wednesday 19th October, the Year 3/4s had a special guest speaker named Peter Mee. He came in to talk to us about mosquitoes.

Peter is a scientist that works for the state government where h...
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Next term our St Columba's Green Team will be working with the Eco Warriors to host a special Festiv-eel on Friday 19th October at 6:30pm.

This is a free event where we will be showcasing a DV...
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