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Columba College Newsletter - Friday 9 April 2021


Frankie McAuliffe 'Self-portrait' 2021

Artist of the Week

by Ms T Andrew

Frankie McAuliffe - Year 9

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The Shepherd goes looking for the Lost Sheep

The Lost Sheep

by Dr J Macleod

Our Chapel Prefects, Penelope Hare and Georgia Wong, led a fabulous Chapel today with the support of the Student Chapel Committee.

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"All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players: They have their exits and their entrances; And one man in his time plays many parts." -As You Like It, Act II, Scene VII

Sheilah Winn University of Otago Shakespeare Regional Festival April 15

by Ms I Bercinskas

A record of five teams entered!

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Form Photo Competition

by Administration

This week's winner is 7Ch.

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Parents enjoying each others company

Lunch with International Parents

by Dr S Henderson

On Thursday the 8th of April the International Department hosted a lunch for International parents in conjunction with John McGlashan College.

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Congratulating each other

Year 11 PE Duathlon

by Mrs C Sinclair

The Year 11 PE Duathlon was held recently on a beautiful Dunedin morning, with all students completing the course in good time.

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Seeking Feedback on Subject Content for NCEA Level 1 Subjects

by Mrs P Duthie

NZQA is asking for community feedback on the new Level 1 subject content to be piloted 2022.

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The U Shop with parking up the alleyway to the left of the building

The U Shop

by Administration

Winter Kilts, Blazer Promotion and Open Hours for Term 2, 2021

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The year 4 and year 1/2 class with their eggs

Easter Egg Hunt

by Mrs Pollard and Mrs Small

Last week, to celebrate Easter the Year 4 and Year 1/2 class had an Easter egg hunt.

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Well done to our 2021 cross country winners!

Cross Country Triumph

by Mrs G Beardmore

It was an amazing day at Bishopscourt on Wednesday as Columba College held its annual cross country. Students across Years 4 -13 made the most of the warm sunny conditions, dressed in their vibrant house colours, and competed against their peers on the running track.

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1st Place Senior A team

Handball on the Rise!

by Mrs G Beardmore

Columba College had three teams playing in the finals for handball this week. A great way to end another successful term of handball for our Columba College.

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National Athletics Junior Interprovincial Meet

by Mrs G Beardmore

Easter weekend did not provide much rest and relaxation for Charli Sinclair and Lila Rhodes, as they headed to the North Island to compete for Otago at the interprovincial athletics championships.

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by Ms I Ding

There are 64 Columba participants entered into 'Paint-A-Panda' the New Zealand National Competition organised by Confucius Institute at University of Canterbury. The participants are from Year 1, Year 3, Year 4, Year 6, Year 7, Year 9, Year 11 students and teachers.

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There's a right and a wrong way to recycle! Do you know the rules?

"Art for Earth's Sake" Art Competition

by Ms J Lach

Enviroclub is working on plans to ensure that students understand recycling.

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Otago Triathlon Champs

by Miss P Hopcroft

Yesterday, 24 of our students took part in the Otago Triathlon Champs after qualifying earlier in the year at the Dunedin event.

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