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Premier’s Reading Challenge 2018: Award Winners

The Premier’s Reading Challenge began in 2004. It is a Statewide initiative which recognises the importance of reading and encourages the practice of daily reading thus raising the profile of reading, libraries and literacy in the College. There are now over 700 schools in South Australia which participate in the Premier’s Reading Challenge each year. Our students from R-12 were...

Stage 2 Art & Tech Show 2018

Wow what a night! The annual Stage 2 Art & Tech Show was a great success. Congratulations to all the students for producing amazing works for Visual Art, Material Products and Information Processing and Publishing. A special mention to the recipients of the Principal's Awards and Commendations. What a fantastic event. Check out our gallery of images below. Thank you...

Cuddling koalas and engaging with keystone species!

Stage 1 Biology Gorge Wildlife Excursion On Wednesday 24 October, the Stage 1 Biology students visited Gorge Wildlife Park as part of their study on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, in particular keystone species. A keystone species is a species that has a disproportionately large effect on its ecosystem, relative to its abundance and can be described as playing an important...

Stage 2 Visual Arts: Indy Synnes

Stage 2 Visual Arts - Visual Study Assement Pieces All Stage 2 Visual Art students have completed a Visual Study on a topic of their choice. These external assessment pieces were sent to SACE at the end of Term 3. Over this term we will be featuring some of these student's work. Stage 2 student - Indy Synnes Indy chose...

Dana Darwish: Air Force Accomplished and Sky’s the Limit!

Dana Darwish: Accomplished Aircrafts Women in the ADF Dana Darwish, Year 12 graduate of 2017, has accomplished great things since her schooling years! Successful in her application to join the Royal Australian Air Force, the 18 year old is now a graduate of No1 Recruit Training Unit (1RTU) and has begun her initial employment training at RAAF Base Amberley in Queensland....

Futures & Careers Expo

In conjunction with the 2019 Subject Selection process, all current Year 9, 10 & 11 students were required to attend the Futures & Careers Expo on Wednesday, 8 August in the Middle School. Current Year 12 students were also required to attend the Expo to gain information and insight into post-school options. The evening was a success with a fantastic turn-out...

VET Student of the Year

Year 12 student Simon Knox-Simmons has been recognised for his achievements and competencies at the recent PEER Awards Night held at the Adelaide Convention Centre. Undertaking a Certificate II in Electronics, Simon was awarded for his attendance, demeanour as well as the most outstanding student in his course. Congratulations Simon for your efforts and for the recognition. Currently studying Year...

CyberParent Web App

The Australian Multicultural Foundation has launched a web app called CyberParent which encourages safe and healthy internet use in Australian homes. CyberParent equips parents with the knowledge and confidence to identify early warning signs and seek appropriate support from Australian service providers. CyberParent can be accessed by all devices that have an internet connection, however, it is optimised for tablets...

Year 12 Research Project Exhibition

It is with pleasure that we invite you to the Year 12 Research Project Exhibition. WEDNESDAY 16 MAY | 4-6PM Middle School St Columba College Gate 1 President Avenue, Andrews Farm The Research Project is a compulsory subject of the South Australian Certificate of Education and aims to help students question sources of information, make effective decisions, evaluate their progress,...

The Carly Ryan Foundation: Online Safety Presentation

St Columba College presents The Carly Ryan Foundation 'Online Safety Presentation' on Wednesday, 23 May from 7:00pm to 8:30pm, in the Middle School Auditorium. Parking is through Gate 1 on President Avenue. This is a FREE event. To book online, click here - Online Registrations! Presented by Sonya Ryan, CEO of The Carly Ryan Foundation, the presentation is for parents,...