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Columba College Newsletter - Friday 18 June 2021


Number 1 for the Dove!

Otago Secondary School Netball Champions!

by Mrs G Beardmore

The OSS Netball Championships were held at the Edgar Centre over Sunday 13th and Monday 14th June and Columba College had four teams entered in the competition. A superb few days of netball was seen and Columba is extremely proud to celebrate the achievement of our 10A team who won the Year 10 competitive division. Congratulations girls!

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Penelope Hare holds three of the top awards: Student Director; Student Directed Five-Minute; Best Overall Design

Further success with Shakespeare!

by Ms I Bercinskas

Penelope Hare has been rewarded for her outstanding direction of Columba's 'Macbeth' piece for Sheilah Winn

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Thank you for your support

Thank you

by Parents' Association

The Columba College Parents’ Association would like to sincerely thank all people involved in making last weekend's Garage Sale a great success.

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Cantus Columba

Big Sing

by Mrs S Casbolt

On Monday, the Senior and Junior Madrigal Choir conducted by Miss Courtney Hickmott competed at the Big Sing’s Otago/South Canterbury Regional.

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Weekly Wellbeing: Post-exam Resilience

by Ms J Lach

Excellence is a mindset, not a grade.

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Bennett, Toby, Lily, Poppy and Sophie

Moon Phases

by Mrs B Bridger

Year 5 have been studying the phases of the moon.

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Dunedin Intercollegiate Clay Target Shooting Competition

by Miss P Hopcroft

The Intercollegiate Trap shooting competition was held on the 13th June at the Dunedin Clay Target Club in Wardronville.

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Video: At the airport

2021 NZ South Island 'Chinese Bridge' Chinese Proficiency Competition

by Ms I Ding

On Sunday the 13th of June, the Confucius Institute at the University of Canterbury hosted the 2021 NZ South Island 'Chinese Bridge' Chinese Proficiency Competition (汉语桥) for foreign secondary school students.

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Pride Week

by Ms J Lach

June is international Pride Month, and during this time, in Aotearoa, we are celebrating National School’s Pride Week. Our Rainbow Youth group discusses why celebrating Pride is important.

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Otago SS Cross-Country Championships

by Miss P Hopcroft

On Thursday 10th June 2021 Columba Cross Country runners competed in the final Otago Cross Country series held at Kaikorai Valley College

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Jamie, Peter, Bobby, Ailie and Bilal ask questions

Terrific Tuesday Lunchtime Quiz

by Ms K Lodge

On Tuesday a group of our amazing Year 6 leaders organised a lunch time quiz for Year 4 and 5 students.

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Columba Rugby Sevens Results

by Miss P Hopcroft

On Wednesday 9th June the finals of the Otago Secondary School Girls Rugby Competition was played.

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