School Showcase

School Showcase

 

Virtual Field Trip - Smithsonian
If you feel like taking a trip right from your computer, click on the link to visit our nation's attic known as The Smithsonian. There are tons of cool exhibits to see and enjoy. Just click and go and enjoy the Smithsonian.  https://naturalhistory.si.edu/visit/virtual-tour  

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WBRE News Reporter Visits SCS for Read Across America
In honor of Read Across America, Saint Columba welcomed special guest Revathi Janaswamy, a Digital Reporter for Eyewitness News Station WBRE, to read to the students. Ms. Janaswamy did an outstanding job encouraging the middle school students to read more books by reading The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe. Thanks again to WBRE News Station for celebrating Read Across America with Saint C...

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BTE Visits Pre-K & Kindergarten for Read Across America
Saint Columba School was happy to welcome back our friends at the Bloomsburg Theater Ensemble to celebrate Read Across America. Elizabeth Dowd did an excellent job getting the Pre-K & Kindergarten students engaged and interested in several stories including the book, Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes, a story that emphasizes the importance of being a good role model.Thank you ag...

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Forensics Duos Do It Big
Saint Columba School's Forensics team participated in the Duo Competition. Their host for this competition was Saint Joseph School. Our team didn't disappoint. We had Elise Ferdock and Emily LaRouche coming in First Place in their sixth grade level. In the 7th grade level, Erika Traupman and Gracie Viars came in third place with Emily Shapeero and Calyssa Shannon winning first. Congra...

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BTE Brings 'Ancient Thunder' to SCS
Our friends at the Bloomsburg Theater Ensemble were back again. This time with their presentation of "Ancient Thunder: Stories from Greek Mythology". These tales were magically told by the cast. The stories included such mythological legends as Hermes, Athena, and King Midas. Violet Race, Carly Carman, (sitting on the floor), and Michael Covel did an outstanding job thrilling the entire ...

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SCS Forensics Team Wins Big Again
Saint Columba School hosted this forensics tournamnet, and of course, our team did well. In the Front row from left to right are Gracie Viars who came in third, Calyssa Shannon came in second, and Emily Shapeero won frst place in their catagories. In the back row from left to right Saleah Shannon, Sonna Krick came in fifth, Juliet Lauck won first place, Emily LaRouche won first place, and Eli...

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Miss Bennet Welcomes SCS to BTE
Saint Columba's Middle School attended the BTE Christmas program called,Miss Bennet - Christmas at Pemberley. This is our school's Christmas tradition, and BTE did not let us down. The show was terrific and not to be a spoiler, but when they finally got together at the end none of the students were phased by the final kiss. In fact, the students were so gleeful they clapped. This show gets...

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Santa's Shop Comes to SCS
Volunteers at St. Columba School created Santa's Shop. This special shop gave our students the opportunity to purchase gifts for their family members at rock bottom prices. Every student had a list, they check it twice, and they found that special something for their moms, dads, brothers, sisters, grandparents, and all. Here 2nd grade looks over one of the tables with those awesome v...

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SCS at Treefest
Our 8th Grade class, led by Mr. Zeares, decorated the Saint Columba School's Christmas Tree at Treefest. The town of Bloomsburg invited our school to create a unique tree that the entire town will visit. The family population at the school donated gift cards to accompany our tree to be distributed to the needy families in Bloomsburg. Please visit our tree as well as the others at the Cald...

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Monsignor Tells Us About the Saints
On St. Cecilia's Feast Day, Monsignor Lawerence told us an important facts about the saints. He brought in a book listing the saints and what these saints are patrons of. He told us of the saints' feast days and how, by praying to them, they can help us through our days. 

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Generational Veterans at SCS
As part of the school's Veterans Day Observance we had two Veterans who were father and son. The father was Major Thomas Bedisky USAF. He is a veteran of the Vietnam War and was a navigator on a B-52 bomber. His son Staff Sergeant Jason Bedisky US Army is a veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. Both men shared their experiences in there two wars and branches of the se...

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Day of the Dead
Middle School students celebrated the Day of the Dead in their Spanish classes. Students created their own unique designs on their sugar skulls. Other students built ofrendas to honor a loved one who passed away. Also, these students decorated sugar skull cookies, and the best part, they ate them after decorating. 

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Getting Our Halloween Paint On
SCS middle school students took part in Bloomsburg's annual tradition during the Halloween season. Our students painted four different windows. Here Maria Robinson and Erika Traupman finish up their painting on the door of Kids Stuff on Main Street. 

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3rd Grade Honors St. Francis of Assisi
Mrs. Coombe's Third grade class honored St. Francis by having a unique fundraiser. The class decided to collect used blankets, animal toys, food bowls, and the like during the week of St. Francis' feastday. They then took those items and donated them to the Animal Resource Center in Millville. The studnets collected quite a bit and A.R.C. was thrilled to recieve these generous donations.&n...

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Patriotic Songs of America at the Young Persons Concert
This year's Young Persons Concert was stirring in its patriotism. All the songs were written by American composers and helped the students appreciate these classic compositions. Of course, the entire concert had to begin with the Star Spangled Banner. The Bloomsburg University Orchestra performed it so well that everyone gave them a standing ovation. Before the concert, university student...

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