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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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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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Year 10 Work Experience

The Year 10 Work Experience program was a resounding success again this year. The comments from employers were, on the whole, the best we’ve had. I would like to thank all the employers for their participation and for their encouraging evaluations of our students. Most of the students had a wonderful experience at a large variety of different workplaces. I would like to thank the students for their excellent conduct and courteous behaviour, and their…

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Future Australia: A Godly Approach

The Year 10 English Stream 1 class has been considering groups represented in contemporary Australian culture. We have discussed reasons for stereotypes and how these can damage our appreciation of others.

The following statements are taken from students’ short answer responses to the question of how, in future, Australia might be a more Godly culture.

“God made each person to be different, so when we base our opinion of people based on popular stereotypes, we are…

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Red Cross Cadets Commences at Rehoboth

It was with great enthusiasm and excitement that we commenced the Red Cross Cadets this week. We were blessed by the overwhelming response of many students as we received applications from around 40 students from Year 7 right through to Year 11.

We were also amazed to read the fantastic responses of students as to why they wished to be part of the Cadets. Most shared a genuine desire to serve others,…

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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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Out and About with the Year 10s

The Year 10 students took the opportunity of the last week of Term 2 to get out and about! (Don’t worry, it was all part of their Geography studies)

Firstly on Tuesday, 30 June, we went to Curtin University to participate in two workshops which involved getting our hands on some pretty interesting technology. One class participated in a surveying workshop while the other class learned about Geographic Information Systems. After lunch, we swapped over.

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All in a Day’s Work

During the first week of this Term, our entire Year 10 class went out to experience the workplace environment across a large range of industries. We are most grateful to the generous employers who have sown into the lives of our students.

This was the best year we’ve had, in all respects, with employers congratulating our students on their efforts and the way they conducted themselves, and the positive feedback from the teachers who gladly…

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Secondary Interhouse Cross-Country

On Wednesday, 1 July, during Term 2, we held our annual Interhouse Cross-Country event. God blessed us with a lovely cloudy day with no rain (ok, just a little drizzle) which enabled the competitors to enjoy near perfect conditions and for us to have a very successful day.

We began just after recess with the whole school participating, except for Mr Peletier and Mrs James’ classes who were away on their Year 7 trip to…

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