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SCAS Awards for 2018

SCAS Awards for 2018

Academic News, Primary, Secondary
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The SCAS Award is considered the highest honour attainable at St Columba Anglican School. In acknowledgment of the holistic nature of education, it represents the four main facets of St Columba - that of Spiritual Service, Culture, Academics and Sport. The SCAS Award is an annual prize r ...
The Nikolaus Visits Year 1

The Nikolaus Visits Year 1

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In an age-old German tradition, the Nikolaus visits children in Germany and secretly delivers goodies into polished shoes that they have left by the door on the night of the 6th of December. The story of St Nick goes back thousands of years - he was a kind and generous man and loved to ...
Primary School Steps Up

Primary School Steps Up

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Primary School students have participated in St Columba’s first ever ‘Step Up Day’. The inaugural event saw students from Kindergarten to Year 6 ‘step up’ to their 2019 level class. For our Year 6 students, this meant stepping up to our Secondary School for their Year 7 Orientation. P ...
Year 5 Great Aussie Bush Camp Kincumber

Year 5 Great Aussie Bush Camp Kincumber

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'Twas the evening before departure, the rustle of packing bags was a buzz, with the camp list in hand from Mr Lund, we knew to have “clothes you can throw out” was a sign for the dangers that lay ahead. Bright and early Monday morning we knew we would be in for an almighty adventure. ...
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. ...
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 ...
Riley’s Story

Riley’s Story

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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

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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’. ...