School Showcase

School Showcase

 

Geography Bee the Tops
St. Columba School has a winner. Louis Venturi 7th grade celebrates as he gets the final question correct during this hard fought Geography Bee competition that lasted an hour and 20 minutes. There will not be a diocesan Geo Bee this year so the students were going for school bragging rights. Louis beat out 14 other competitors to come out on top. 

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Religion Bee has a Winner
St. Columba School held their annual Religion Bee. Students in grades 7 and 8 answered challenging questions about their faith. After many rounds, we came down to our two finalists. Eigth graders Emily Shapeero and Calyssa Shannon, who attended the competition virtually. Question after question were answered until finally our virtual student Calyssa Shannon came out on top. Pictured is M...

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Generation Genius & St. Columba School
A producer from NBC10’s Philly Live! contacted our ELA program, inviting one of our students to participate in a television news segment about the impact of Dr. Jeff Vinokur’s popular YouTube science program “Generation Genius” in the state. Dr. Jeff specifically requested St. Columba School seventh-grader Emily Morino (right), who interviewed him along with Seventh grader ...

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Stop Motion Moves in Tech Class
Saint Columba School's 6th graders in Mr. Drumm's Technology class are creating their own stop-motion videos using different materials. Some are using claymation while others like Liam Berger (right) & Blaise Kissinger (left) are using paper cutouts and their own basketball court to create a game with a cow playing a chicken. With their Surface Pros and a camera mounted ...

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Green Eggs and Preschool
Mrs. John's celebration of Read Across America week included the classic Green Eggs and Ham book. And in preschool they just don't read books; they sometimes live them. Mrs. John made Green Eggs for her students using eggs, food coloring, and elbow grease. The students enjoyed the eggs even if they were green. 

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Our Principal Reads
As part of our Read Across America Celebration, our principal, Mr. Morisco, read the Dr. Seuss classic Green Eggs and Ham, but with a twist. The students are learning Spanish so he read the book to the 7th grade class in Spanish then they together translated the book. Also students were dressed as their favorite author or fictional character which was all part of the fun during this great wee...

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It's a Boy!
It’s a boy! That’s right, Mrs. Strohecker is having a boy, so her eighth grade class has a baby shower for their favorite math teacher. There were games, gifts, and decorations. But what would a baby shower be without food. Pizza, cupcakes, cookies, and more were all part of this wonderful celebration for our Mrs. Strohecker.

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SCS Spells Excellence
Saint Columba School held its annual spelling bee. Even though there will be no diocesan spelling bee this year, the diocese asked the school to continue the tradition with an in-house version. Grades 4 through 6 competed with the last two contestants being Maya Reese in 5th grade and Cael Williams in 4th grade. The overall Spelling Champion was Cael Williams. Pictured here from left to right...

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 Saint Columba School's Catholic Schools Week Events
Click on the photo then {CLICK HERE} and follow the link to Saint Columba School's Virtual Tour.  {CLICK HERE} to view our assembly from Folk's Butterfly Farm  {CLICK HERE} to view our Living Rosary - this is only aportion of this wonderful moment during our special week  {CLICK HERE} to view a Q & A with Monsignor Lawrence - questions provided by the ...

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Catholic Schools Week Begins
St. Columba School kick-off to Catholic Schools Week begins here with our parish mass. Monsignor Lawrence begins each Catholic Schools Week with this special mass. {CLICK HERE} to view our Catholic Schools Week kick-off mass. 

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SCS Magazine is Here!
The 2021 edition of SCS, the magazine of St. Columba School is now available on Issuu at this address:  https://issuu.com/bidleman/docs/scs2021. Our magazine is the product of interviews and writing of our fifth, sixth, and seventh-grade students with eighth-graders serving as publication editors who also either selected or designed each page layout. Interviews were assisted by parents, an...

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SCS Christmas Show is Here
Click on the photo then {CLICK HERE} and follow the link to Saint Columba School's Christmas Show. Thank you to all the students, Mrs. Trapane, and Mr. Bidleman ( our videographer) for making this event happen. Enjoy!   

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Christmas Comes to SCS
Tis' the season to be festive and we are being that. This Christmas we stayed masked up and handsanitized for our Yuletide games. There was tree decorating, an egg race in the form of cotton balls, cocoa to go, mixing to be done at home, and of course the classroom parties. All students were given a stack of indivudally wrapped cookies too. A wonderful Christmas send off for all. Merry Christm...

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Candy Canes a Plenty
Mrs. John's preschool worked on colors and patterns this holiday season. The students showed off their skills by crerating candy canes with the colors red and white.  Left to right is Oliver Carney, Finley Morris, Quinn Brooks, Grayson Readler, Piper Morris, Helena Weinberg, Parker Ervin, and Charlotte Coombe

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Boxing Socks
St. Columba School Seventh Graders finish packing their collected Warm Socks for Soles in preparation for nursing home pickups this coming week. The combined school and parish campaign ended with students distributing over 2,000 pairs to residents of regional facilities. Students include from left to right: Emily Marino, Grace Viars, Elise Ferdock, Louis Venturi, Matthew Morisco, Alex Holoviak, Ca...

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