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Columba College Newsletter - Friday 26 June 2020


Year 2-3 students proudly showing their artwork.

Cherry Blossom Trees

by Miss E Wiffen

Year 2-3 students have been experimenting with different ways to paint.

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Tukutuku panel made by Roka Cameron and gifted to the school by the Friends of Columba

Building Intercultural Understanding

by Dr J Macleod

International events over the last month have highlighted a number of contexts of persistent racial prejudice. In Chapel today, we took the opportunity to reflect on our own situation and to consider what we might do to build intercultural understanding and respect.

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Isobel Fraser

Isobel Fraser to represent New Zealand on the Debating world stage

by Ms A Togneri

Further to the success of Isobel Fraser, Abby Bowmar and Penelope Hare making up the Otago/Southland team (the first time in debating that all three regional representatives have been from the same school), Isobel has gained a place on the national team.

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Please consider supporting the PSO Foodbank

Mufti Day

by Administration

Thursday 2nd July 2020

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Artist of the Week

by Ms S Dixon

Niamh Paterson Year 13 Photography.

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Year 12 Art students with Ms Andrew

Year 12 Art Trip

by Ms T Andrew

On Thursday, the Year 12 Art students visited the Dunedin School of Art to view the 2020 Top Art exhibition.

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Oban Street gate

Junior School Arrival and Departure Update

by Mrs M Hogg

From next Monday, 29th of June, students may enter the school grounds through any of the school gates.

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Frankie McAuliffe, Lauren Gibbens & Imogen Harrison

Year 8 Writing

by Mrs A Walker

Following more successful writing, some Year 8 students have had their work published in the ODT EXTRA! Magazine or will be in the next issue.

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Video: A Winters Tale

2020 SGCNZ University of Otago Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival

by Ms I Bercinskas

The 2020 SGCNZ University of Otago Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival went online this year due to Covid 19.

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Butson, Isabella van Aart, Devon Skevington and Samantha Mundy

Bake Sale a Huge Success

by Mrs B Bridger

Year 5 students bake up a storm.

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parent teacher interviews

Years 7–13 Parent Teacher Interviews REMINDER

by Mrs P Duthie

Parent Teacher Interviews for students in Years 7-13 will be held on Tuesday 30th of June for day girls and Friday 3rd of July for boarders.

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Enviroclub 2020

Enviroclub Receives DCC Grant

by Ms J Lach

Hannah Clarke, student leader of Columba’s Enviroclub and our Environment Prefect, decided she would not waste any opportunities during lockdown, so she applied for the Dunedin City Council’s Waste Minimisation Community Project/Initiative grant.

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The National Council of Women Dunedin Branch Dawn Ibbotson Essay Competition Results 2020

by Ms A Togneri

The National Council of Women exist to work towards true gender equality in Aotearoa New Zealand. Where once New Zealand led in gender equality, we are now ranked 9th world wide.

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Raffle Ticket

Raffle tickets

by Parents' Association

Raffle to be drawn on Monday!

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