School Showcase

School Showcase

 

SCS Students Win Big in Lyme Disease Poster Contest
Pennsylvania's Department of Health held a Lyme disease poster contest. The posters were to raise awareness of Lyme disease and how to prevent it. Students discussed Lyme disease and how ticks transmit it. After that, Mrs. Millard, our art teacher, had students create their own pieces of original art focused on Lyme disease prevention. The entire state competed from grades 1 thr...

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Preschool Finds Fun at Knoebels
Our preschool had a big week. They celebrated Beach Week with all types of learning opportunities about the beach and our oceans. But the best part of the week was their trip to Knoebels. The preschoolers enjoyed their day riding all the great rides and eating too much food. What a great way to end a terrific week!

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Preschool Friends Visit Fourth Grade Readers
Our preschool friends came over to our school library for a special reading day. Our 4th grade joined the preschoolers in the library for a special reading partner s day. The preschoolers picked out their favorite book and their 4th grade buddy read it to them. What a wonderful day it was. 

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Our Final May Crowning
St. Columba School recently held its annual May Crowning prayer service, a cherished tradition that honors the Blessed Virgin Mary. 2nd grade students adorned a beautiful crown of flowers on a statue of Mary, offering prayers and songs in reverence. This was our final May Crowning so the entire school, students, faculty, and staff, gathered around Mary for our last picture with Mary as a school. ...

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SCS Goes to the Historical Society Museum!
St. Columba School's 3rd and 4th grades received a special privilege courtesy of David Millard and the Columbia County Historical Society. That privilege was a sneak preview visit to the new Historical Society building and exhibits located in the old 1st National Bank building on 50 West Market Street. David Millard toured the students throughout the entire building from the main floor to the ...

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Our Final 1st Holy Communion Class
Congratulations to our 2nd graders upon receiving their 1st Holy Communion. Also, we want to congratulate Sister Lydia for preparing our students for this special event in their lives. Sister Lydia was honored for 52 years of devoted service and sacramental preparation for our second graders. Connecting to Saint Lydia, the “Sister Lydia Purple Mantle Fund”will cover the cost of 2n...

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SCS + JDF Acres = Baby Goats Snuggles
Saint Columba Catholic School and JDF Acres Vlog made a big splash at Bloomsburg's Renaissance Jamboree. We provided over 25 goats for snuggling, petting, and petting. Tons of people came to meet our goats. Thanks to the Bloomsburg community for giving St. Columba the opportunity to interact with the community in such a snuggly way.

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When the 1st Grade Hits Your Eye Like a Big Pizza Pie
The first grade is filled with burgeoning pizza chefs. The class was doing a lesson on following directions in order. Skipping a step could lead to totally unwanted results. The class then put this lesson to practical use. They developed a set of directions to create their own pizzas. They followed each step in order and what came out were delicious pizzas for all.

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Bloomsburg Library Preschool Storytime
Our preschool went on another adventure to the Bloomsburg Public Library. Our friends there treated the preschoolers to a couple of stories. After that it was time for loads of fun with activities galore. Thank you to Angela Musselman-Leister at the library for making this a very special day.

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Preschool Learns That Farming Rocks
St. Columba's preschool greeted a special guest reader, Crystal Davis, who read a story about farming to our students. She discussed what she did on her farm and how crops are grown. Crystal helped our students understand through the story the importance of farming in our area and country.

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Recess After Hours Rocks
St. Columba School's first After Hours Recess night was a huge success. We had music, food, games, line dancing, and tons of fun. St. Columba's Youth Group led by Sr. Suzanne also was a huge part of the night. These Youth Group members and other student volunteers helped organize and run the games. When it was time to go home, no one wanted to leave. Thanks to the HSA for organizing and br...

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Hippity Hoppity, the Easter Bunny is Here!
The Easter Bunny joyously hopped into Saint Columba School, spreading cheer with Easter candy and fluffy hugs. Our excited students were delighted with this unexpected surprise. The Bunny visited each classroom, and he even was accompanied by his pet chicken. The kids loved the visit and enjoyed talking with the Easter Bunny. What an exciting Easter treat!  

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BTE Gives SCS Zombie Thoughts
Our friends from the Bloomsburg Theater Ensemble's Theater in the Classroom brought to us Zombie Thoughts. This play demonstrated to our students that anxiety can be dealt with and how to cope with those thoughts that make us anxious. The three actors, Bruce Gomez, Diamond Gloria Marrow, and Jack Sullivan, energetically portrayed a live video game where SCS students chose what happens to the c...

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Leprechaun Loop 2024
St. Columba's Leprechaun Loop was amazing! The weather was perfect, the runners/walkers were excited, and our volunteers were out in full force. This 5K at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds brought in over 200 people and the staff at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds were amazing too! Plus all the funds go to Saint Columba Catholic School to help continue its 70-year mission of serving as a beacon of Christ...

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Anywhere Farm
We had a special visitor. Mr. John Esslinger came to SCS to kick off the 2024s Ag. Literacy Week. He read Anywhere Farm to our students. The story showed creative ways we can all farm. He then answered questions students had about farming. We found out too that Grayson's grandfather worked with Mr. Esslinger on a farm. Mr. Esslnger even gave out lettuce and pumpkin seeds with instructions on h...

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