School Showcase

School Showcase

 

Our St. Columba School student council decided to start the new 2022 portion of this school year off with a traditional New Year's Eve Ball Drop. The student council created their own New Year's Eve ball from scratch then invited the entire school to our gymnasium for the official launch into the new 2022 school year. Every student was given confetti as well to really bring the new year in right. Pictured here from left to right are Emily Marino (student council treasurer)...

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We got a big visitor at St Columba School. Santa Claus himself came to school and visited every class from preschool to eighth grade. Santa spent time with every student discovering what each one wanted for Christmas. Here Santa sits in with 5th grade. In the front row from left to right are Kyran Horan, Santa, and Luca Cavallini. Middle row from left to right are Cash Thomson, Christopher Getz, and Gemma Troiani, and in the back is the 5th-grade homeroom teacher Mr. Zeares.

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St. Columba School held its annual Christmas program. It was a little different this year as we held it in the church. This gave the opportunity for more families to come and be socially distanced with masks. The show was created by our music teacher Mrs. Trapane. She included traditional Christmas songs, a retelling of the Nativity by our middle school with 5th & 6th grades leading the church in singing carols, and ended the show with the entire school holding mini-lights&nbs...

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St. Columba School's graduate of last year's 8th-grade class Emily Shapeero entered the 2020-2021 Missionary Childhood Association (MCA) Christmas Artwork Contest. It was recently announced that Emily’s original artwork came in first place in this nationwide contest. She will have her artwork displayed at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. through the Advent and Christmas seasons this year, and she will also have her artwork fe...

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Our preschool is getting ready for Christmas. Mrs. John has the students working on knowing sizes, shapes, and colors with a touch of Christmas fun. Once the preschoolers had their sizes, shapes, and colors picked, they created their very own and unique Magical Elf. The students were so proud of their elves that they couldn't wait to show them off to their parents and grandparents. Of course, these elves had magical powers too. It is preschool Christmas magic. 

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St. Columba School had a visit from St. Nicholas and he didn't disappoint. Students in the entire school left their shoes outside their classrooms. Later, after the jingle bells were heard, the students found that their shoes were filled with treats and holy cards from St. Nick. Here 6th graders grab their bags excited to see what's inside. St. Nicholas always looking out for the welfare of others included beside the chocolate a nice and healthy orange for the students to enjoy too. ...

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Saint Columba School's 8th graders did their part for the community with the school's annual entry in Bloomsburg;s Treefest. These trees are decorated and placed at the Cladwell Consistory. Then the trees are donated to local families in need. All the decorations were made by the students of Saint Columba School and the family that receives the school's tree will also receive gift cards donated by St. Columba School families. 

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St. Columba School continues its commitment to the safety of our students. One of those commitments is bus safety. Mr. Matt Bond brought one of his buses from the M.S. Bond Busing Company to demonstrate to students the different safety features in school buses. He discussed rider safety, the importance of staying seated, and various exits in the bus in case the bus needs to be evacuated. Here Mr. Bond and Mr. Morisco helped Lilly McGeary safely exit the rear of the bus. 

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St. Columba School has deep connections to our service men and women who have done so much for our country. The teachers throughout the school had many activities for the students to do this day designed to build our appreciation for these great people. Our kindergarten class created soldiers of their own in remembrance of all those who serve our country.

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St. Columba School generosity pours out for Operation Christmas Child. All the students filled their boxes with toys like Matchbox cars, deflated soccer balls, personal items like soap, toothbrushes, school supplies, and other items that these children who have very little might need. Our students filled over 100 boxes! 

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St. Columba School's new student council was inducted this past week during our student mass. Each student recited their pledge of commitment to the student body then they were awarded their Student Council pins. Also inducted were the class representatives to the student council. From Top Row left to right are: Father Mowery, Emily LaRouche Student Council President, Gracie Viars Student Council Vice President, Mr. Morisco School Principal, Next Row, Jacob Guerriero Stud...

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Saint Columba School's first annual Trunk or Treat was a huge success. There were plenty of trunks to go around. The event was open for two hours. with many trunkers almost running out of candy because the response was so tremendous. There were decorated trunks from a cave full of bats, to scary outer space, to a haunted pumpkin patch, and a spider nest. Here is the spooky Nightmare Before Christmas trunk with 2nd graders Audrey Lonczynski left, and Braelyn Bolinsky right.  ...

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St. Columba School enjoyed our annual Halloween costume parade. The weather wasn't great for an outdoor parade so we paraded through the cafeteria and gymnasium. Parents were invited to take pictures of this Halloween fun, and the students in the entire school delighted in showing off their costumes. Pictured here from left to right are 3rd graders Chase Hinchliffe dressed as his favorite baseball team the Phillies, Danny Getz as a Ninja, and 2nd grader Isabella McGarry as Amelia E...

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Halloween is a time for costumes and candy and window painting! Our 8th grade class continued our tradition of painting local businesses' windows with beautiful and frighteningly appropriate Halloween scenes. This year our painting on the Creative Dog window located at 254 East Street came in 2nd place. Way to go 8th grade! 

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Our St. Columba eighth graders presented their cases to the school as to why they should be elected as part of the 2021-2022 student council. Each candidate gave a speech outlining their platform and the value they would bring to the student body. The students voted later that day and soon we will install our new student council. Keep checking back to see who won the election of 2021-2022. Here Jacob Guerriero informs the middles school about his platform for school secretary. 

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