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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

Academic News, Primary
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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 ...
Year 12 Student Leadership Committee Retreat

Year 12 Student Leadership Committee Retreat

Secondary
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For the past six years, we have held a leadership retreat for our Year 12 leadership team, and this retreat is now embedded within the DNA of the leadership at SCAS. The two-day retreat prepares our new leaders for the challenges ahead — spiritually, emotionally, cognitively and socia ...
Primary School Steps Up

Primary School Steps Up

Primary
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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

Primary
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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. ...
Primary School Outstanding ICAS Results

Primary School Outstanding ICAS Results

Academic News
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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 ...