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Mathletics Regional Champion

Mathletics Regional Champion

Academic News, Primary
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Teddy Dalzell (Year 2) has been named as the Division 1 (K-3) Mathletics Regional Champion. Teddy competed in a live Mathletics speed and accuracy challenge against some of the best mathematicians from local schools. Teddy was the highest scorer of the heats and went on to win the final. ...
Primary School Outstanding ICAS Results

Primary School Outstanding ICAS Results

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The University of New South Wales offers an International Competition and Assessment for Schools (ICAS) in English, Spelling, Writing, Mathematics, Science and Digital Technologies for students in Years 2-12. ICAS assessments have taken place annually in schools for over thirty years and ...
Leadership Shown one Crochet Loop at a Time

Leadership Shown one Crochet Loop at a Time

Secondary
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Leadership is seen in many forms at SCAS: The new SLC team whose members spent hours trying to locate new images that could be used for the slideshow presentation at Assembly; A special baked by Lilly in Year 11 for someone who needed a reminder that they were valued; Trekking ...
Our Rural Young Scientist is set to Compete on the World Stage

Our Rural Young Scientist is set to Compete on the World Stage

News, Secondary, STEAM
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Year 12 student, Isaac Heagney, from St Columba Anglican School (SCAS), has won the national title of “Rural Young Scientist” for an invention that could help save the lives of rock fishermen that are swept into the water. The award was presented at the finals of the STANSW Young Scienti ...
Where Does Salt Even Come From?

Where Does Salt Even Come From?

Academic News, Primary
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Picture this…  it's Friday night when your child informs you of their incredible science lesson, then you recall that dreary voice droning on and on again about theory after theory, blah, blah, blah. Ding, Dong! Unexpectedly, you are interrupted by your weekly takeaway delivery. The s ...
HRIS Debating

HRIS Debating

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On Wednesday September 12, sixteen of our finest debaters from Years 5 to 8 accompanied Mr Zagami and Mr Mills to Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College in Newcastle. This was a wonderful opportunity for SCAS to be involved as one of 11 schools in an Independent School debating competition. ...
Riley’s Story

Riley’s Story

Academic News, Primary
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Congratulations to Year 2 student Riley Hill who was the recipient of a Silver Award in the WriteOn Competition. The annual statewide competition is held by the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) for Years 1 - 6. Of the several hundred applicants only five students from Stage 1 rec ...
What Jai can say in Just Three Lines

What Jai can say in Just Three Lines

Academic News, Primary
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"Haiku" is the term for a poem that contains three lines and 17 syllables. It is difficult to imagine much can be said within the confines of such a poetic structure. Year 3 student Jai Walker, however, was able to capture the entirety of a day in the park in a Haiku called ‘Dandelions’. ...