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LEX@R: Fibonacci, Frobenius, and McNugget Math

The Year 5-6 Learning Extension @ Rehoboth (LEX@R) class believes if Math is the problem, then Food is the solution!

As we introduced our new unit, “Maths, Musos, and Masterpieces” LEX@R students have been stuck into some unusual problems.

For instance, what can you do if you need to order 43 McNuggets, but they only come in packs of 6, 9, and 20? It was necessary for us to partake of a few McNuggets ourselves…

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Wanjoo: NAIDOC Week 2017

NAIDOC stands for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee. NAIDOC is celebrated all over Australia, focusing on the recognition and celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures. It actually was started by an Aboriginal Christian man, William Cooper!

After a service in 1884, Cooper approached the pastor saying “I must give my heart to God…”. From there, he began a lifelong work to fight for Aboriginal rights.…

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Year 4 Recycle Right

This Term all the Year 4s are looking at sustainability and how we can be good stewards for God in looking after the Earth. On 25 July, the Year 4s and the Year 4 boys from Year 3/4 went to the Regional Resource Recovery Centre in Canning Vale.

We saw what recycled material looks like from our local recycling bins. One student commented that it looked like a dune made of paper. We observed as…

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What’s for Lunch? Indigenous Food Incursion

At the end of Term 2 the Year 1 and 2 classes had a visitor! Mrs Dalais was our special guest and she shared a wealth of knowledge with us all about our topic for the Term – FOOD.

We all sat around the Swan River and helped to sort a selection of goods into three lunchboxes.

One lunchbox was the hard, round, bark from a tree. This was what Aboriginal people used to use.

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10 Reasons Why the Gonski 2.0 Reforms are Important

What the Gonski 2.0 Funding Means for Rehoboth (and Christian Schools in General)

On 23 June, the Federal Government passed the Gonski 2.0 schools funding package, worth $23.5 billion. There were many factors that contributed to the success of this legislation, not the least of which was the lobbying done by the Australian Association of Christian Schools (AACS), of which Rehoboth is a member.

In the Christian school sector, the great…

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Year 10 Experience the World of Work

I would like to congratulate the Year 10 Work Experience students on their excellent conduct in the workplace. We received glowing feedback from many employers. For a couple of students, it was a steep learning curve, but thankfully everyone returned to school safely, mostly exuberant from the experience and after having had another week off school.

I would like to say a big “thank you” to the employers who took time out to teach the…

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Welcome to Mini Masterchef

Throughout Term 2, we have been learning about food, food sources and healthy eating.

Year 1 students became little chefs and held a cooking competition at the end of the Term to consolidate what was learnt about food and health. Students worked in pairs and chose to make a healthy pizza or wrap.

They planned the cooking session with ingredients that are healthy but also taste good. We tried to include a mix of ingredients…

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Canberra 2017: Year 7s Get a Taste of Citizenship and Government

After another fantastic, whirlwind tour of the sites and the learning opportunities of Canberra, we are back and ready for Term 3.

This trip forms part of our students’ studies on the Federal Government, our Constitution and the history of Australia. There were many positives for your children as they developed friendships. and experienced many new and interesting places in Canberra.

Each day held highlights of its own and different students enjoyed different aspects of…

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Jason on Top of the World (Again)

Congratulations to Jason Anggadjaja for being this year’s Education Perfect top student in Indonesian in the world (for the second year in a row).

In the overall languages category, Jason finished 7th globally, and was awarded an Elite Award.

Two other students, Rabecca Hulston and Jessica Christoper received Gold Certificates. As a school, Rehoboth finished 1st in WA and 8th in Australia in schools of our…

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Christian Character and Worldview: When is the Right Time for My Kids?

I’d like my child to attend Rehoboth but I’ve heard that you have an “open to Christians only” policy. What does this mean?

We believe that, to partner fully with our parents, we need to understand and believe the same truths of the Bible. We need to share a Christian worldview so that our children learn to understand that this is God’s world and that He is sovereign over it.

When we start with the…

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