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Learning from the Past: Year 10 at the Holocaust Institute of WA

Students study the Holocaust in Year 10 as part of the new Western Australian Curriculum syllabus for Humanities. Last week students had a worthwhile and impactful experience visiting the Holocaust Institute of WA in Yokine.

The visit brought home the realities of war, especially for civilians caught up in the Nazi occupation of Europe. The long-lasting effects of trauma on the victims, including young children, was seen when we listened intently to the…

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Balancing Learning and Life in Year 11-12

Last Thursday, 2 March, sixty Year 11 and 12 students participated in a two-day study retreat at the Serpentine Baptist Campsite in Jarrahdale. The purpose of the camp was twofold – to learn useful study skills to assist students in their academic journey at Rehoboth Christian College, and to place their academic life in a balanced perspective within the context of their relationship with God.

The students started with three study skills sessions led by…

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Emergency Services Cadets

As the academic year draws to a close, on behalf of all the Cadet Instructors at Rehoboth, I would like to thank the Cadets for their involvement and participation this year with Cadets.

The year of Cadets started out very enthusiastically with a great complement of students signing up, but we could not have imagined the changes we would go through. Sadly, the Australian Red Cross withdrew their support for the Cadet program state-wide; however,…

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Year 9 Adventure Camp 2016

This year’s camp took place at the Bickley Outdoor Recreation Campsite, where Rehoboth’s Year 9 students took part in unique and exciting activities in a tranquil bush setting. Our mission was to enhance the Year 9 students lives through sport and recreation over the three days.

At the camp, we encouraged everyone to participate in a wide range of activities and programs. This gave the students the opportunity to:

learn skills related to a particular…
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Addressing the Issues: A Message from a Year 12 Student

Last week, Josiah Kappert, one of our leaving Year 12 students, delivered an address on the final day in a farewell assembly to our Year 7-11 students. I thought that readers might be interested in what he had to say, and I have included most of his address below. For all those who have come to know Josiah over his time at Rehoboth, he is a remarkable young man.

Mr Stirling

Now I come, on…

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Year 7 Orientation – Getting Excited to Start in Secondary

On Thursday, 15 September, the Year 6 classes took part in the Year 7 Endeavour Orientation Program. Students were quickly organised into three tribes, introduced themselves, smeared on a bit of face paint, showed off their tribal chant, and then raced to complete a team puzzle. Each group worked well to put the pictures in order.

Next, they were off to their first rotation. All of the rotation activities were very exciting. In “All About…

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Rehoboth Finishes 2016 Athletics Season Strong

Athletics events have concluded for 2016, with Rehoboth students once again excelling. Many students successfully achieved personal bests in various areas, and represented the College well at interschool events.

House Athletics Carnival

This year’s House Athletics Carnival took place on Thursday, 18 August and we were blessed with an awesome late winter/early spring day. As always, the aim of the day was to encourage all students to participate, and for the first time in many years all those that…

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LEX@R Students Respond to God’s Creation with Psalms

Bubble Neblua (NGC 7635)

Our learning extension students have recently been working on writing psalms as a response to God’s astronomical creation. Here are three of them:

Mighty creator,
My position too small to comprehend
How you made the earth from end to end.
I look to the stars, the planets, the sun
And see you shining out to me
You are continuously the Lord, never are you not.

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Poetry Competition Winners Announced

Prizes for the 2016 Rehoboth Poetry Competition were presented at the International Assembly on Tuesday, 6 September. This competition was very popular, and the entries were many and varied in style, subject matter, and language techniques. The judge (external to the Rehoboth community) was amazed at the maturity and creativity evident in the entries and congratulated our students on their ability to reflect on their experiences and reading – and convey their understandings to their…

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