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Leonora Bush Mission Trip

“Well, what an incredible time in Leonora! So blessed to have been allowed this opportunity, to spend some time with these beautiful kids! Cannot emphasize enough how amazing this trip was!”

These heartfelt words, by Year 10 student Jasmine Blennerhassett, really sum up what a blessing it was to be part of the Leonora Bush Mission trip this year.

At 6:30am on Saturday, 27 September this year’s team set…

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What is Sukkah?

What is a sukkah? (Pronounced sookah, not sucker!)

On Tuesday, our Year 3 students constructed a sukkah, or booth, according to the Jewish instructions for the Feast of Tabernacles or Sukkoth. Every year, as they celebrated the feast, Jewish people built a structure with four walls; normally three were covered and a roof made from natural plant material, which is shady during the day and open to the sky at night.

For the seven…

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Mother and Daughter Afternoon Tea

One Thursday afternoon, the Mums, Grandmothers, Aunts and Daughters gathered to fellowship and share afternoon tea. There was great fun with the ‘handbag competition’, a craft activity of making photo frames, the excitement of getting dressed up to have a photo taken and of course a delicious afternoon tea.

One of our Mums, Mrs Douglas was our guest speaker who presented an item along with the Year 6 girls about Moses’ sister Miriam.

It…

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Rehoboth on the World Stage

Congratulations go to Gwyneth Anggadjaja (Year 9), who won first place in the world as part of the Language Perfect International competition for Indonesian studies. Gwyneth was presented with her award of a certificate, medallion, and $100 gift voucher at our recent Thanksgiving Assembly by Kate Reitzenstein, the AISWA Language Consultant (pictured). This is an incredible achievement! A number of our LOTE students entered the Language Perfect competition, and Rehoboth came in…

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Wycliffe Wins Interhouse Athletics

Yesterday was a fantastic day for our Athletics Carnival with everyone enjoying the new carnival format. The day started with every student participating in sprints, including the Pre Primary students and toddlers.

During the morning until lunch time, all students participated in the games circuit, doing their best in the traditional Egg and Spoon Race, Bean-bag Relay, Leaderball, Bouncing Ball Relay and Flag Race. We also included some skipping, parachute games and an Iron…

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Interhouse Cross Country

It rained throughout the night and a very cold morning began the day of the Interhouse Cross-Country!  God blessed us with no rain and a lovely day of sunshine last Thursday, 31st July to allow us to complete a very successful Interhouse cross-country event, even though it was the middle of winter.

The day started off with the Year 7s going for a 2km run around our own school. Tadiwanashe…

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Year 10 Work Experience 2014

In Week 1 of Term 3, all of our Year 10 students participated in a “one week” Work Experience program as part of their Careers Education in Humanities class.  Mrs Drennan had a number of outstanding examples of feedback that she received about how our students conducted themselves in the workplace.  We also asked our students to write down some of what they had experienced and learnt.  Here is a cross-section of what they had to say:

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Sports Focus – 27 June 2014

Mixed Results for Senior Boys Soccer Team

After some good wins, our Senior Boys’ team went into their last group game against Lynwood B with confidence. Unfortunately, we did not start the game well and struggled to play with intensity. The boys found themselves 2 nil down at the break. The second half started positively; Rehoboth began to dominate the opposition. Matt Noblet scored, but we were to go down a further goal due…

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Student’s Work Published

Congratulations to Pfeiffer Myers whose poem “Baby” has been published in the May Edition 2014 of OzKids In Print, along with being posted on the OzKids internet site. As Pfeiffer’s work was chosen to be published, it is eligible for the 2014 Young Australian Writer’s Awards.

Baby

A little world she feels and sees,
Her mother’s hands,
Her mother’s knees.
She hides her face against her breast
And doesn’t care…

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Rehoboth Ranks 28th in WA Top 50 Schools

Each year, the Australian newspaper includes a Your School section as part of The Weekend Australian issue. In its issue of 21-22 June it compared the nation’s top 100 schools based on its NAPLAN results. It then listed the top schools State by State. For Western Australia, the table focused on the Top 50 schools (on page 14 of the lift-out section).

We are delighted to let you know that Rehoboth was ranked 28th in…

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