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Columba College Newsletter - Friday 12 June 2020



A Message from Mrs Duthie

by Administration

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Video: Columba Chapel - Friday 12 June 2020

Time to Pause

by Dr J Macleod

I don’t know about you, but I seem to spend a lot of time thinking about the future: what I need to do next, trying to figure out plans. I think about the past a bit, although sometimes that’s when I’m feeling grumpy. I don’t always spend my time just being present, here and now.

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Raffle Ticket

Raffle has been rescheduled

by Parents' Association

Monday 29th June

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Year 11 Kalyaporn Maicharoen (front)- Soft-pen Chinese Calligraphy Painting

Calligraphy is a Fine Art

by Miss C Gardiner

Students need to focus, observe and analyse the characters’ structure carefully, then control their brush pen and pen to write the words.

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Angela Fu did the 'no talking' 40 Hour Famine

40H Famine Fundraising Efforts

by Miss O Charles, Miss A Fu, Miss G Wong

Last weekend, people all around New Zealand participated in the 40 Hour Famine. We raised money for the people of Malawi, who are facing severe effects of climate change as well as Covid-19.

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Formal Update

by Ms J Riethmaier

Students in Years 11 - 13 will be pleased to know their social occasions have been confirmed for 2020.

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Ellie Neville and Kayla Millar chatting over their German lunch 

Year 9 and 10 German have been celebrating the return to Level 1.

by Mrs S Renner

The two Year 9 classes enjoyed their come together with a traditional German breakfast. Fresh bread rolls from the bakery (very delicious with Nutella and jam) and the smell of cinnamon and cloves from the hot winter punch filled the room. At the buffet the students could practise some polite phrases to ask for their food, drinks and plates.

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Safe on Social Media

‘Keep it real online’ Campaign

by Mrs P Duthie

The Department of Internal Affairs with Netsafe and the Office of Film and Literature Classification is about to launch a ‘Keep it real online’ campaign.

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Parents' Association

Parents' Association Meeting

by Parents' Association

Monday, 15 June 2020, 7.30pm, Level 1 Marsh Sports Centre

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by Ms S Dixon

Yufei Liu, Year 13 DESIGN. Book cover Design.

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Year 5 students proudly showing their artwork

Amazing Artwork From Year 5 Students

by Mrs B Bridger

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High Viz Vest

Road Safety

by Administration

Students should be seen when walking during dawn and dusk.

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parent teacher interviews

Upcoming Parent Teacher Interviews

by Administration

Save the date!

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