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LEX@R Global Justice Presentations

LEX@R is our learning extension program at Rehoboth. In 2015, The Year 7-8 LEX@R students have been exploring the theme of global justice for over a Term. As part of our explorations we had lots of discussion about the nature of justice and mercy, rights and wrongs. Each student chose a topic of interest to them and explored it by producing a digital media product designed to persuade their audience.

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Ready for Adventure?

Over three days and nights, Rehoboth’s Year 9 students this month participated in a variety of unique and exciting activities at the Bickley Outdoor Recreation Campsite.

At the camp we were committed to encouraging maximum participation in a wide range of experiences. Students learnt:

development of communication, interpersonal, leadership and cooperation skills; increased participants’ accountability for themselves, others and their environment; awareness and management of emotions; understanding of responsible risk taking; teamwork and collaboration;…
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Lines: Year 12 Student Poem makes Primo Lux

Joslin’s poem “Lines” was recently chosen from amongst Year 10-12 students entries from all over WA, and has been published in Primo Lux, a prestigious anthology of poetry. Here is her entry:
LINES
Lines mar his skin, the ravages of time
trace jagged patterns across his aged face.
His once proud, youthful confidence, sublime,
stolen by society’s inexorable chase
after ephemeral physical perfection.
Gleaming hair, glistening…

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Canning Show Youth Art Awards

This year Rehoboth did exceptionally well in the Youth Art Awards. We submitted a total of 60 entries out of which 22 entries were awarded prizes. The categories we entered were: Handicrafts, Hobby Ceramics, Painting and Drawing, and Photography. The prize-winning entries are currently on display in the Secondary Library.

The following students are to be congratulated for receiving their Awards:

Gwyneth Anggadajaja
Champion Hobby Ceramics
1st Prize for a ceramic article featuring glaze…

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Beautiful Words – Year 11 Drama

On Friday, 13 November at lunchtime in the gym, the Year 11 Drama General class performed Beautiful Words – abridged by Sean Riley. We spent all Semester working towards the performance, learning lines, rehearsing, making preparations for front of house, organising and designing costumes, and selling tickets.

The play was a snapshot of the polar ideas about Australia’s policies and attitudes towards refugees, and challenged the audience about God’s view on the topic in light…

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Why Exams?

In recent weeks, students across the State have been tackling WACE exams, and this week we published a whole timetable of approaching Year 7-11 Exams for our students. Yet for many, exams seem a necessary evil. They are time-consuming to study for, and to mark. And what are they testing? Are they really necessary? Aren’t there better alternatives? Critics often argue that exams promote a superficial understanding of topics, and that they fail to represent the…

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Experiencing Indonesia

On 16 September, four of the Year 10 Indonesian students and both students from the Year 9 class had the opportunity to go to Indonesia with their teacher, Mrs Nathan, for an intensive learning program run by ACICIS. Throughout this trip they were able to use their knowledge of Indonesia and put their language skills to the test.

Over the period of nine days they went to both Jakarta and Yogyakarta, meeting old friends…

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Leonora 2015: Highlights of Helping

Once again Leonora Bush Mission has proved to be a blessing to both the children of Leonora and to the team who spent the first week of the holidays presenting the holiday club. It was wonderful to be sharing the love of Christ with children and to know that we are welcomed by the town to do so. 16 of the team of 21 have Rehoboth connections, and included 11 students, 4 staff, and 1 former…

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Arts Festival Excellence

We had an amazing week celebrating the Rehoboth Arts Festival this year. The week commenced with a fantastic lunchtime concert by the Rehoboth Senior Worship Band, which was accompanied with a sausage sizzle by the Student Council.

The week-long event was officially opened by Mrs Crittenden, at the International Assembly on Tuesday. This year the focus was on our school theme of “One School – Many Nations”. We were greeted by a beautiful…

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