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Columba College Newsletter - Friday 28 May 2021


After our adventure on the Tasman Glacier lake.

Year 12 Geography - reaching new heights at Aoraki Mt Cook

by Mrs A Wafer

15 keen Geography students travelled to Aoraki Mt Cook last week for an amazing experience!

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Football was the winner on the day

STAC Exchange a raging success!

by Miss P Hopcroft

Columba College hosted the annual winter STAC Sports Exchange with St. Andrew's College (Christchurch) and John McGlashan College (Dunedin). Hockey, football, netball, basketball and debating were played in the spirit of keen competition and friendly rivalry.

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Marsh Family Gala Dinner

Marsh Family Gala Dinner

by Administration

Only six tickets remaining - call the Office now, you won't want to miss this fantastic event.

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Weekly Wellbeing: Resilience vs Resistance

by Ms J Lach

When it comes to facing challenges, we have a choice on how to move forward.

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Setting up quadrants

Rocky Shore!

by Ms C Hillier & Mr A Everett

Kia Kaha, teno pai Year 7 Columba students, kaitiaki / guardians of our Otepoti Marine eco systems!

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Video: Music in the library with Sienna Baker

Music in the library

by Mrs S Casbolt

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Group photo speech and paint panda winners

Otago Chinese Speech Competition

by Ms I Ding

On Thursday, 27th May, Columba College hosted the 2021 Lower South Island “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition (汉语桥) for Foreign Secondary School Students.

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Video: Swimming sports

Columba College Swimming Sports Friday 4th June 2021

by Mrs G Beardmore

Our annual Columba College Swimming Sports is scheduled for Friday 4th June 2021, at Moana Pool. This is a fun event for all students in our Middle and Senior schools (Year 7 - 13).

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Hockey skills

Skills and drills

by Ms R Moore

Year 5 and 6 students enjoyed their morning at the Edgar Centre.

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Ruby Acklin explains to Year 3 and 4 children how the 'Gratitude Scavenger Hunt' will work.

Term 2 Terrific Tuesdays

by Mrs K Lodge

The Year 6 leaders have come up with a new initiative to help make winter lunch times more enjoyable.

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Bella, Matilda, Hugh, Zoe, Franki and Bilal share their artwork from Mrs Cockroft's extension art.

Junior school Assembly

by Mrs J Pollard

Congratulations to those who received awards at our assembly on Monday.

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NZ National Division II swimming championship results

by Miss P Hopcroft

During the weekend of the 9-13th May Columba had three students competing in the Division II Swim meet.

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Junior School students lining up to get their delicious Chinese lunch this week

Thank you!

by Mrs K Cockroft

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Madison Logan Ferris competing in Junior secondary individual

Columba College well represented at the NZCAF Sport Aerobics Open competition

by Miss O Ferris

Many Columba aerobics competitors competed at the recent NZCAF Sport Aerobics Open competition taking away a number of medals.

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Concussion Education

by Administration

New Zealand Rugby's Research Scientist in concussion, Dr Danielle Salmon, will be presenting an information session on concussion management to the community.

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The final product! It tasted delicious!

Banana Bread

by Mrs S O'Malley

Year 3 students enjoying the rewards of an instructional writing programme!

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Columba College Rowing Fundraiser

by Administration

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Rowing Umbrella

Columba College Rowing Umbrella

by Administration

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