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I feel privileged to be able to lead such a fine College. St Columban’s has a rich tradition, dynamic and inclusive spirit, and a strong sense of community.

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 Latest News

 

26/5/2015 - Zoo Run - Bribie Island Gone WIld Festival

This Saturday on the 30th of May the ZOO RUN and Bribie Gone Wild Wildlife Festival will be held on Bribie Island. The Zoo Run is a 5, 2 or 1km fun run along the Bribie waterfront. The 2 and 5 km runners get a Zoo Run T-Shirt and ALL runners get a free bib, waterbottle and heaps of other great goodies.

There are also tons of prizes to be won from a bike, $200 Brooks Running voucher and even a holiday. Don’t forget when you pay to join in the fun of the ZOO RUN you get FREE entry into the Bribie Gone Wild Wildlife Festival!

The Bribie Gone Wild Wildlife Festival has heaps of great native wildlife, displays, free workshops,entertainment, great food and drinks along with a MONSTER RAFFLE!

You can register to run or walk on line and don’t forget to use the Promo Code STC to get 25% off the price or just come along and visit the Wildlife Festival and pay at the door. The prizes for the day can all be found at www.zoorun.com.au and at www.bribiegonewild.com.au


25/5/2015 - More St Columban’s College Filmmaking Success

They’ve done it again! Following their success at last years QUT Student Film Competition in which the St Columban’s Senior team were awarded second place for their documentary entitled, ‘One Little Fish’, the filmmaking skills of the St Columban’s College Year 11 team have been recognised through their acceptance of the People’s Choice Award at this years competition.

Following a one day intensive workshop at the QUT Caboolture Campus, the group of 8 students had two weeks to produce a 3-5 minute drama on the theme of ‘Regeneration’. The group, consisting of Year 11 students; David Bacatan, Lachlan Donges, Erick Dowers, Georgia Kalman, Joshua McQuade, Cooper Morgenstern, Jack Wilson and Dharma Wood created a 5-minute drama entitled, ‘Reflections’, a drama/thriller exploring the world of cloning and delusional behaviour. Their Peoples Choice Award is a testament to not only their film production and editing skills, but also their ability to work as a team under pressure.

‘It was a great experience, from the one day workshop to the intensity of the two week production,’ said Media Teacher, Steve Ruddy. ‘The students have learnt so much from this process, and are very keen to continue to develop their skills.’

‘They can’t wait for another competition, the energy and thrill of the competition is fantastic.’ The St Columban’s College Community is very proud of their efforts, and the students are looking forward to their next production challenge.

Steve Ruddy

Middle Phase Learning and Pathways Coordinator


19/5/2015 - Healthy Waterways

Congratulations to all students and staff on St Columban’s College being selected as a finalist for the 2015 Healthy Waterways Awards! As you are aware we were selected as a finalist last year and we won $1,000 in the People’s Choice Award due to the number of votes we received throughout our community. As a finalist, we are eligible for the $1,000 People’s Choice Award and we encourage you to vote for our College for yourself through your networks. Share this email with all your friends and contacts and encourage them to vote for St Columban’s College.

When voting you will need to follow the following steps:

Click here to be taken to the voting page

• Click the "drop down" menu on the right select the School and Education Steward option

 • St Columban’s College is at the bottom of the page so scroll down and click on the VOTE button. Well done to everyone, our work on litter, clean ups of the Duncan Street drain continues as a contribution to protecting wildlife in Moreton Bay.


18/5/2015 - Rugby

Last weekend saw the Under 18 Qld Secondary Schools Rugby Championships in Townsville and we were thrilled that 5 of our boys were in the Sunshine Coast Regional side. Congratulations to coach Darren Crilly as the team won the Carnival and 2 of our players were chosen in the Combined Secondary Schools Team - James Green and Jordan Tupai-Lui with Elijah Kefu placed in the Chairman's team. Reece Bamford and Callum Lederhose also played in the representative side. There are some special games coming up such as curtain raisers to the Reds next Friday afternoon at 5.30 pm (5 of our boys will play) - we will keep you posted!


11/5/2015 - Visit from Archbishop

The visit by Archbishop Mark Coleridge and Fr Wrex was very refreshing and every report was full of resounding praise given to all at the College by the Archbishop. The community enjoyed the interest Archbishop Coleridge took in all whom he met. The students in the Italian class loved the fact that he was fluent in Italian and had lots of answers for the interesting questions they had prepared! The Archbishop joined in the discussion in the Youth Ministry class around capital punishment and the Catholic rejection from an ethical point of view. Another highlight was the visit to Sion Hairdressing Salon – upon receiving a Sion hairdressing Gift Pack, Archbishop Coleridge remarked that in all his visits to many places that this gift was a first!!!

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