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Congratulations Museum Exhibition Award Winners!

Year 9 students have produced exceptional work as part of their Humanities studies on World War One. A major part of the assessment is to create a "Museum Exhibit" on one specific aspect of WW1. accompanied with six sources to best show their learning. The students demonstrated their creativity with a range of posters, dioramas, replicas of primary sources and...

Sparking Enthusiasm in Young Readers & Writers

Meet the Writers Festival 2019 Last term a group of 32 enthusiastic Year 7/8 students attended the ‘Meet the Writers Festival’ held at the Adelaide Convention Centre. This is an annual celebration of reading and writing run by the South Australian Teachers’ Association (SAETA). This event is the biggest of its type in Australia with 80 schools and approximately 2000...

It’s a Knockout!

6/7 Girls Knockout Soccer – Round 1 On Thursday, 30 May, St Columba College hosted Round 1 of the 6/7 Girls Knockout Soccer competition, competing against Greenwith Primary School. Congratulations to the team as they defeated Greenwith 8 - 1. Well done to goal scorers Gemma (4), Georgia (2) and Zoe (1). Special mention to Shailey for her excellent work...

Unity in our Diversity

The Multicultural and Social Justice team planned and presented a vibrant assembly to the Middle and Senior School called 'Unity in our Diversity'. Their message was about celebrating differences and the importance of sharing stories. Two students of the team, Yom Akech, Year 12, and Angeth Dut, Year 10, shared their stories. Yom spoke about growing up in Kakuma Refugee...

A Rose for our Mums

On Monday 13 May, the Junior School celebrated our Mums, Grandmas, Aunties and special women in our lives with a touching liturgy. Rev Jo Smith and the Year 1 students spoke about all the wonderful things our Mums do for us. The students then gave out beautiful roses to say thank you. After the liturgy the College held a delicious...

Reception: A Wildlife Adventure

On Wednesday 8 May, the Reception students went on an adventure to see wildlife animals in their natural habitat. Students travelled on a bus through the windy roads to the Gorge Wildlife Park. Thankfully the sun was shining when the students arrived. The morning began with some animal encounters and keeper talks. Enjoying Gorge Wildlife Park, students pat a cuddly...

Smashing Win for our Allstars Tennis Team

On Wednesday 3 April, 16 students from the College competed in the ANZ Tennis Hot Shots SAPSASA Playford and Para Districts Schools Competition. The tournament took place at the new Playford Tennis Centre on Main North Road. Our two teams consisted of the St Columba Allstars - Jack, Marco, James, Matthew, Marc, Matheson, Mantej and Jakob; and, the St Columba...

Emily Smallman: No Small Feat

Year 12 student Emily Smallman says her success in sports – and in life – comes from her competitiveness, her passion for soccer, and all around fitness commitment. What makes Emily a great sportsperson is her self-discipline combined with a passionate commitment and determination to see it through. What we describe as GRIT - one of the most important characteristics...

Year 12 Research Project Exhibition

It is with pleasure that we invite you to the Year 12 Research Project Exhibition. We are seeking your assistance to engage with our students and provide constructive feedback on the work presented. WEDNESDAY 1 MAY | 3:30-5:00PM Middle School St Columba College Gate 1 President Avenue, Andrews Farm The Research Project is a compulsory subject of the South Australian...

“Ahoy there me hearties”

Year 4 students set ashore at the Port Adelaide Maritime Museum & the City of Adelaide Clipper Ship On Thursday, 28 March, Year 4 students went on an excursion to the Port Adelaide Maritime Museum and the toured the City of Adelaide Clipper ship. While at the Maritime Museum students learnt about migration to South Australia and the conditions on board...