School Showcase

School Showcase

 

SCS Welcomes Our New Student Council
After the student mass, Mr. Morisco, Monsignor Lawrence, and Mrs. Strohecker inducted our new student council for the year 2020-2021. From left to right are our student council president is Emily Shapeero, our school vice president is Maria Robinson, and the student council secretary is Calyssa Shannon. They are joined by their other eight grade classmates Erika Traupman and Alex Helbing. We look ...

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Getting That Christmas Shopping Done Early
Our wonderful Saint Columba School volunteers hosted Santa's Shop. This allowed our students the opportunity to get their Christmas shopping done early. There were tons of gift items for students to choose from for that special someone like a terrific mom and dad.  Here sixth grade peruses the many choices before they make that all-important Christmas selection. 

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Winterfest A Big Success
Our annual Winterfest was a Season success again! Our fantastic volunteers and staff put together a Covid-19 Winterfest following all the recommended protocols. It was scaled down a bit, but the Dollar Tree was there, all the food, and Monsignor Lawrence's signature soup made this year's edition of Winterfest a wonderful winter event. Thank you all!   

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Bus Safety at SCS
Matt Bond of Bond Busing demonstrated the importance of school bus safety to the SCS students. He covered everything in the bus from where the emergency exits are to the proper procedure of evacuating the bus if there was an accident. Here, Matt shows 5th grader Myles DiPippa and other students the location of the emergency exit at the side window. Matt helped the students understan...

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Get Out the Vote
Saint Columba School gets the votes out. This is not for president but for a new school mascot, school logo, and school mask design. Every class participated, and our student council was in charge of counting all the votes. The winners were announced after Friday's mass. Stay tuned in to learn the results of this exciting election.  Here Juliet Lauck places her ballot in the voting...

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Seventh-grade co-chairs Socks for the Sole Drive
ST. COLUMBA COMMUNITY’S WARM SOCKS FOR THE SOLE DRIVE: HOW ARE WE DOING? Our drive toward 1,000 pairs of warm socks for the 450 residents in local nursing homes started with a generous pile of donated socks. On our first official day, our school students and their families sent in over 428 pairs and our parishioners dropped off another 115 pairs of socks after Saturday and Sunday Masses. We...

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Exploring Science with SCS Science Explorers
Ellla Stephens, 3rd grade mixes her chemicals together to make her "Matter Monster. " The students formed a hypothesis about what would happen when two unknown liquids were mixed together.  They discussed three states of matter and what happens during a chemical reaction.  In this case,  two liquids created a solid and their "Matter Monster " was born.  Scie...

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4th Grade is Turtly Terrific
The fourth grade class at St. Columba School welcomed a special guest Friday morning!  Mrs. Colleen Tarantino (the school's Food Service Director) brought her pet African Sulcata Tortoise to visit the class for the day. Two year old Yoshi enjoyed the day crawling through dirt and munching on Romaine lettuce in his crate.  He was visited by several other classes in the school.  H...

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Picture Day - Socially Distanced
Yes, we still have our pictures taken on Picture Day, but all photos of our wonderful students were taken "Socially Distanced." The mask came down temporarily once the student was socially distanced, then the photo was taken. We make sure we  follow those guidelines. Here Caden Hopper 7th grade prepares his face for his school photo 2020.   

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Working Hard Then Taking A Break
Mr. Morisco, St. Columba School's new principal, gave ice pops to all the students as a thank you for doing such a great job with masks, social distancing, and hand washing. Here two preschoolers In the front Charlotte Coombe and Piper Morris is in the back, are at their snack stations enjoying their treat. These stations have plexi-glass partitions so the students can see each ...

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SCS Preschoolers Get Their First Lesson
Our SCS Preschool teacher Mrs. John is showing the preschoolers why it is important to wash our hands for 20 seconds. Mrs. John “sneezed” into her hands and had germs of “white paint” all over her blue gloves. She then washed her hands while they counted to 20 and all the germs “white paint” came off. It was pretty cool if I say so myself.

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Monsignor Meets the Families
On our first day back, Monsignor Lawrence greeted the parents as they picked up their children from school. We were masked up and socially distance thanks to the markers on the ground that helped us be aware of the distance. 

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WE ARE BACK!
That's right, Saint Columba School is back and ready for the school year. We are masked up, socially distance and we have plenty of handsanitizer ready to go. This school year will be different , but we are ready to learn. 

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8th Grade Presents St. Columba School
Before our 8th grade graduated, they created a presentation letting you know why SCS is best! Click on the Read More, then in the new window, {CLICK HERE} to see their presentation. 

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Virtual Field Trip - Stellarium
If you feel like taking a trip right from your computer, click on the link to visit our galaxy. This virtual field trip will take you into the night's sky and allow you to see what is out there. All the tools are right at your fingertips. And you don't have to wait until night time. Take the tour now! https://stellarium-web.org/  

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