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2016 Indonesian Student Visit

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Sixteen Indonesian students from SMAK Penabur Kota Wisata arrived in Perth on Sunday, 19 June. They stayed with Rehoboth families to experience Australian culture for two weeks. During this time they buddied-up with Rehoboth students to experience Secondary classes.
During this homestay, Rehoboth students were able to build new relationships and also learn more about their sister school in Indonesia.

The Indonesian students visited many of our classes,…

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Addressing the Issues: Keep Your Heart with All Diligence

The story of the journey that the people of Israel took fleeing from Egypt, crossing the Red Sea, crossing the desert, and wandering for 40 years is retold a number of times in the Old Testament. One of the lessons that comes across to me about this story is that these people (who had been in bondage and slavery for 400 years in Egypt) were turned back from their destiny by their negativity.…

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Year 6 Boys Take Out the WACSSA Basketball Championship

Rehoboth continued its fine run of form in WACSSA Basketball Carnivals this year by winning the Year 6 Boys Division A competition. The event, held on Friday 29 July at the Bendat Stadium, saw a Rehoboth team made up of students from both the Wilson and Kenwick campuses competing against teams from Swan, Carey, Kalamunda, and Dale.

The Rehoboth team started the round robin stage strongly with good wins over Swan and Dale.…

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Year 7 Canberra Trip 2016

After another incredibly fast paced tour of the sites and the learning opportunities of Canberra, we are back. The Year 7 trip to Canberra 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 in the week leading up to a Federal election.

Each day held highlights…

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Addressing the Issues: Supporting Your Year 12 Student with Stress

During the holidays, I have been thinking about the issue of stress.

Not that stress is unique only to Year 12 students, but Year 12 is full of ups and downs which can be a major source of stress for most students. This reveals itself in a lot of different ways. Small issues can become large ones, as emotions can often be exaggerated during these times. Students can find that interrupted sleep becomes a pattern and they…

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Rehoboth Strong on the WACSSA Soccer Field

The Year 7/8 boys team got off to a very good start to the day with a 4-0 win over Kings College. Diego Riffo-Vera and Freeman Nyatsambo were dominant in the midfield, controlling possession and creating a lot of play going forward. The team continued their good form in their next game against Dale, winning 4-2. Bronitun Pal Suk and Delton Astell were solid down back, whilst Esteban Weenser and Bupe Muyola finished their…

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Addressing the Issues: The WOW Moments

In Psalm 77, Asaph is going through a low patch and dealing with stress and disappointment. He is troubled and can’t sleep. He had been the music director who arranged musical scores to the Psalms of David and had been there at the building of David’s kingdom, and at its highest point. His role had continued through the leadership of Solomon, and the start of the unraveling of the nation. Then he held that position when the…

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Convicts and Colonies – Year 5 Experience Life Behind Bars

On 27 May, the Kenwick Year 5 class went on an excursion to Fremantle Prison as part of their Society and Environment unit – Convicts and Colonies. We had two tours, the first was aimed at the convict era and the second was about more modern times. The students had the opportunity to walk through the entire Prison and go into the cells and experience what it would have been like in the convict…

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A Beautiful Morning at the Falls

In our Year 8 Humanities class this Term, we’ve been learning about the different stages of rivers, the activity of each, how humans use these different stages, as well as our impact on the river ecosystem.

On Friday, 27 May, we went to the Lesmurdie Falls as part of our study on rivers in Humanities. It was a bright, beautiful morning and we all appreciated the opportunity to start the day out in…

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Addressing the Issues: 10 Tips for Maintaining Your Privacy

Children are spending more and more time online to connect with friends, to learn, and to be entertained. Online environments give children the chance to express themselves and build an online personal identity. Sharing personal information online can be risky and it’s important to educate your children on how to make good decisions and limit those risks.

Your children need as much support online as they do offline. As parents, we teach children to take…

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