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Principal’s Report: Term 2, Week 9

Last week, I had the pleasure to attend two evenings at the College that showcased our talented students and the Iona Pilgrimage. Years 6-12 Celebration of Music Concert Last Wednesday night, Music students from Years 6-12 performed in the annual Celebration of Music Concert in the Middle School Auditorium. Performing in front of family, friends and College staff, these students...

Religious Heart of the College

IONA PILGRIMAGE It will not be long until we farewell our Iona pilgrims as they embark on their journey to the UK and Scotland, visiting Iona, the island where Saint Columba began his ministry in the UK. The pilgrims’ journey will be one of new experiences, new places, lots of fun and discovery. As part of their journey, they have...

Colleen Boaden: A Dedicated Parent and Friend

Passion and faith have been the driving force for Mrs Colleen Boaden’s years of dedication to transforming and flourishing St Columba College from what was formerly a small primary school to what we know now as an R-12 College across three campuses. Colleen’s ongoing support and dedication to the College was recognised at a dinner on Tuesday night provided by...

A Message from the Futures Counsellor

APPLICATIONS FOR TERTIARY STUDIES  I would like to highlight some keys dates for our Senior students, particularly Year 12s. Over the next few months, Year 12s will begin their applications for Tertiary Studies (University or TAFE) through SATAC. To support our students with their career choices/pathway, there will be several sessions presented by the following Tertiary Institutions: Term 2 Week...

Open Boys and Girls ‘9-a-side’ Football Carnival

On Tuesday, 27 June, a team of Open Boys and Open Girls competed in the Northern Zone ‘9-a-side’ Football Carnival. Both teams played remarkably throughout the day and made it to the grand final. Unfortunately, a win was not on the cards. Well done to all participants for your fantastic efforts to finish in 2nd place overall. A special mention...

Year 6 and 7 STEM: Water Filtration

Water. Essential for all living things. Luckily, it is easily accessible for us at St Columba College, but what if that was taken away? How would the students of St Columba College acquire safe and drinkable water? This question was posed to the Year 6 and 7 students this term in STEM. Students explored the characteristics of safe water and...

Principal’s Report: Term 2, Week 7

Last Friday, we celebrated Saint Columba Day as a whole school. The day is a special occasion to reflect on the life of our College patron. While Saint Columba lived in the 6th century, his mission is still as relevant to us today. Columba left Ireland and travelled to Iona in Scotland to spread Christianity and was a significant person...

Religious Heart of the College

COMBINED ANGLICAN SCHOOLS SERVICE On Wednesday, 17 May, students and staff from St Columba College attended the annual Combined Anglican Schools Service at Saint Peters Cathedral along with 400 students from the 11 Anglican Schools across both the Diocese of Adelaide and The Murray. It was a very special service where we met the new Anglican Archbishop Geoff Smith and...

Saint Columba Day

On Friday, 9 June, the College celebrated Saint Columba Day - a special occasion to reflect on the life of our patron saint, Columba. The celebrations commenced with a whole school Eucharistic Liturgy in an Anglican tradition with Rev'd Jo Smith as the celebrant followed by fun activities across all campuses. 16/06/17

Awer Ajak: Hoop Dreams

Standing at 6 ft 3 in, 14 year old Year 9 student Awer Ajak is at the top of his game in basketball. His height and agility not only contribute to his success on the court but also his commitment and talent, making him an outstanding player with the North Adelaide Rockets Basketball Club. Introduced to the game at 11...