School Showcase

School Showcase

 

Total Treefest with St. Columba
St. Columba School created one of their most beautiful additions to this year's Treefest. Our friends at BTE have been sponsoring this event for over 34 years now. Once all the trees have been decorated including ours, they are then donated to area families who are in need of a special Christmas. 7th grader Mya Reese and 8th grader Saleah Shannon are excited that their tree will make some fami...

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Turkey Time in Pre-K
St. Columba School's PreK class used sponges and paint to create the feathers of a turkey on a paper plate.  They created a body and then added a "sign" to tell what they are thankful for.  It was part of our "being thankful" unit, just in time for Thanksgiving. Left to right...Leiana Orzolek, Dirk Davis, Charlotte Carney, Eleanora Wills, Wyatt Vargo, Na...

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Apples - Tasting the Best
St. Columba School's kindergarten class had a tasty lesson about apples.  The students tried Red Delicious, Green Granny Smith, and Yellow Golden apples. Then the class voted for their favorites. They made a graph showing which apple got the most votes and the winner was Red Delicious, which is kindergarten's favorite tasting apple. Pictured here from left to right...

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SCS Salute to Veterans
St. Columba School honored veterans as part of our school's Veterans Day salute. After our school mass, we performed the "Empty Table" ceremony. This is to honor those men and women in the service who have fallen, are imprisoned, or are missing in action. Each item was placed on the table and Mrs. McKinnon read the significance of each item as they were placed. At the end of the cere...

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Wrapped Up in Each Other
St. Columba School's preschool had a Halloween mummy fest. Mrs. John's preschool students, as part of their Halloween celebration, had a mummy wrap. They paired up as one student became a mummy and the other wrapped their partner up for some frightening fun.  Leiana Orzolek is the "mummy" and Savannah Sheehe is the wrapper.

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Trunks Full of Treats
St. Columba School held its second annual Trunk or Treat in the parish parking lot. This year has doubled in size with 16 trunks for the kids to get their treats. A huge amount of students came and cleaned up with bags and bags full of candy. Pictured here from left to right are Julia Kreisher, Charlotte Coombe, Elysia D’Agosta, Ayla Wiley, Finley Morris. In the back row is our 1st grad...

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Pumpkins, Halloween, & Paint
As part of St. Columba School's Halloween festivities the 7th graders and kindergarten classes teamed up to paint some Halloween pumpkins. The classes got together with pumpkins donated by Maylath Farms. Pictured here from left to right are 7th grader Myles DiPippa helping his cousin with her pumpkin kindergartener Layla DiPippa.

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SCS Keeps on Giving
As part of St. Columba School's celebration of St. Francis Day, our school held a "Pet Raiser". Students throughout the school donated specific pet items to our local Animal Resource Center. Items like dog and cat food, large and small blankets, dog and cat treats, and dog and cat toys. Pictured from left to right in the front row are Mr. Zeares middle school scienc...

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Give the Gift of Caring
As part of St. Columba School's on-going commitment to serving the public, we have invited Operation Christmas Child to give us the opportunity to share our resources with children around the world. We received shoe boxes that we fill with things that other children in poor countries might not have readily available. Some of the items that are requested are pens, pencils with erasers, notebook...

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Spooky, Ghoulie, Hauntingly Paintie
St. Columba School's 7th & 8th grades went to town painting Halloween themed windows. The town of Bloomsburg traditionally has students from area schools paint local businesses' windows as part of the town's Halloween fun. Our students painted the windows at B.T.E. and the Art Space Gallery. Their spooky windows will be up throughout the Halloween season.   

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Pets Get Blessed
As part of the celebration of St. Frances' feast day, St. Columba School had the blessing of the animals. Father Mowery, our school's pastor, met with the students, their families , and thier pets and blessed each one. It was a wonderful experience and delighted all in attendence. 

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Working Together Poetically
Saint Columba School's 1st and 3rd grades teamed up to do some poetry brainstorming. The group worked on fun poetry topics, rhymes, and word webs to create classicly creative poems. Pictured here from left to right are Charlotte Coombe, Amia Wiley, Caroline Myers, Will Humphrey. 

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Student Masses are Back!
The new school year begins, and with that comes our Student Masses! Father Mowery leads Saint Columba School with the school mass. Our weekly masses features student readers and servers. St. Columba School students are active participants in our weekly masses, truly a joy and privilege.  

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We Are Back and Better Than Ever!
St. Columba School is back! Our students had a great summer, full of fun and relaxation, but now, it is time to get back in the saddle at our favorite school. Students streamed through our doors with smiles and excitement ready to learn new things, renew old friendships, and make new friends. Here our kindergarten is anxious to meet their new teacher and jump into the world of kindergarten fun!&nb...

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Chris Getz Wins BIG!
Saint Columba's middle schooler Christopher Getz was awarded second place in the state of Pennsylvannia for his entry in the 2022 Elk's Essay Contest. The Elk's invited Chris to reread his speech to the crowd. The orginaztion then recognized Chris' acomplishment with a plaque commemortting his big second place win in the entire state. 

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