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Columba College Newsletter - Friday 5 August 2022

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Back row: Jeanne Liu, Pat Arounsakul. Front: Vanda Chungcharoen and Oil Pathchotinont

Welcome to our new International students

by Ms L Stirling

This term we are happy to welcome four new international students to Columba College.

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Hands up for Hip Hop!!

by Miss D Turnbull

Columba College's first intermediate Hip Hop Crew competed at the Otago/Southland Regional Championships held in Invercargill over the weekend and took out first place in the small crew school category - AMAZING!!

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Skyla Murray

Dunedin Symphony Orchestra

by Mrs S Casbolt

'Mozart's Monster Mash'

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Sophia Scott

Spotlight on Year 10 Digital Media

by Mr J Scott

Year 10 Digital Media looks at developing the students creativity and flair in a variety of digital media. The first project was to write, design and produce a children's storybook. Over the next few weeks, we will spotlight each author and the final outcome.

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Selena Zeng top of the podium!

Columba Skaters continue to dazzle on the ice

by Mrs G Beardmore

Columba College is extremely proud of a group of ice skating students who have achieved some amazing results recently. Over the weekend of 30th July, the Dunedin Ice Skating Championships were held and performances from three amazing Columba ice skaters gained them selection for the NZ National Figure Skating Competition later in the year!

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Production line

That's a Wrap

by Ms J Lach

The Enviroclub prepares items to raise funds for environmental causes.

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LIMITED SPACES LEFT: Sports Programme for Years 1-8 students on Teachers' Only Day - Friday 26th August

by Mrs L Piebenga

Our Senior A Netball team will be running a Sports Programme for students during the upcoming Teachers Only Day on Friday 26 August.

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Grace Johnston

Arts Prefect, Grace Johnston, goes to Arts Nationals

by Mrs E Harris

Grace will be competing in both the Public Speaking and Speech and Drama categories.

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Responding to instructions

Junior School Netball Programme running strong

by Mrs G Beardmore

A new initiative this year for our youngest netball players is proving very popular and an effective way to introduce our junior students to the basic skills of netball early on in their developmental pathway.

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The Drama Sevens

The Drama Sevens

by Ms I Bercinskas

Senior students Pippa Trotman (Year 11) and Brie Monk (Year 12) are running a pilot Drama Club for 21 Year 7 students during Term 3.

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The Handmaid's Tale

Vox Populi

by Miss Yuiko Yoshimura

Welcome to Vox Populi, where Columba College ākonga cast a critical eye over pop culture happenings. This week, Yuiko Yoshimura (Year 12) takes us through the dystopia right on our doorstep, Margaret Atwood’s chillingly prescient The Handmaid’s Tale (1985).

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Swimmers Shine in Pool

by Miss D Turnbull

The NZ Secondary Schools Championships were held in Hamilton over the weekend of 28-31July 2022. Columba College had two students swimming at this event who achieved some incredibly strong results against competitors from all over the Country.

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Are your address details correct on KAMAR?

by Administration

Please view your address details on KAMAR and make changes where necessary.

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Fantasy Premier League

Columba College Fantasy Football League

by Mr J Hayden

Now in its third season, the Columba College Community 2022/23 Fantasy Football League is just around the corner, and fans of the greatest football league on earth – England’s Premier League – now have even more reason to be excited for the August 6th kick-off.

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Technology

Social Media and School App

by Administration

Have you updated the School App to reflect your new year group?

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