Wednesday, May 23 2018

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SCAS Community has the Spirit of Generosity

SCAS Community has the Spirit of Generosity

From the Students, Wellbeing
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The SCAS community have put in a generous effort to gather resources to donate to the Hastings Women's and Children's Refuge. The Hastings Women’s and Children’s Refuge provides security and peace to women and children who have suffered from domestic violence and feel threatened in th ...
Year 9 Forensic Workshop

Year 9 Forensic Workshop

Academic News, Secondary, STEAM
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On Tuesday 11th May, Year 9 participated in an exciting workshop to solve the mystery of how 17-year-old Sally died. A range of evidence collected from the crime scene was examined to deduce when, how and why the teenager died. DNA, fingerprint and footprint data, toxicology reports, ...
Primary Visit Senior STEM Classes

Primary Visit Senior STEM Classes

Academic News, Secondary, STEAM
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While our Secondary students were enjoying Camp Week, some of our Primary classes utilised our Secondary resources and staff to experience Senior Science and Art classes. Students were given the opportunity to use various mediums in the art room such as creating 3D forms using wooden ...
STEAMing into Action with an Easter Twist

STEAMing into Action with an Easter Twist

Academic News, Primary, STEAM
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Students from Primary School enjoyed a day of experimenting, designing, calculating, building and creating through a range of fun and sometimes challenging activities. Year 4 took part in a "STEM in a bag" task. In groups of six or seven, with a mix of children from each of the three ...
Serving at the Soup Kitchen

Serving at the Soup Kitchen

Pastoral Care, Wellbeing
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Each Wednesday a group of our Year 9 SCAS students enjoy serving at the St Thomas' weekly soup kitchen as part of our Pastoral and Chaplaincy program. This is an excellent opportunity to serve community members who are in need of some support in their life. Our students have represent ...
A Collaborative Approach to Parent-Teacher Nights

A Collaborative Approach to Parent-Teacher Nights

Parent Directory, Wellbeing
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Parent-Teacher interviews are an important opportunity for parents/caregivers and teachers to establish positive relationships in the partnership of developing a child academically, socially and emotionally. The intended outcome of Parent-Teacher interviews should be building a partne ...
From STEM to STEAM at SCAS

From STEM to STEAM at SCAS

From the Directors, Innovation, STEAM
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STEM – we know what it stands for, but what does it mean? Recently, the idea of adding the arts to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) programs has been gaining momentum. At St Columba Anglican School we have embraced the A as an essential component of the acronym an ...
Top 3 Tips for Managing Social Media at Home

Top 3 Tips for Managing Social Media at Home

From the Directors, Wellbeing
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In our ongoing quest to support our parents in raising our students, we offer some suggestions about regulating your child’s use of devices to assist in promoting safe and healthy online habits. #1: Time Limits It is important to put some time limits in place for use of devices at ...