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Basketball Grand Finals 2016

Year 7-8 Division Grand Final

The Raptors took on the table-topping Warriors to see who would come out on top in the Year 7-8 basketball grand final played today.

The game was hotly contested from the start, with each team going bucket for bucket.

The Warriors were under pressure from the start, with their start player, Esteban Weesner absent. David Oyewopo took up the slack, scoring on numerous occasions inside the paint.

The teams were…

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LEX@R Students Respond to God’s Creation with Psalms

Bubble Neblua (NGC 7635)

Our learning extension students have recently been working on writing psalms as a response to God’s astronomical creation. Here are three of them:

Mighty creator,
My position too small to comprehend
How you made the earth from end to end.
I look to the stars, the planets, the sun
And see you shining out to me
You are continuously the Lord, never are you not.

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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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Galileo vs. da Vinci

Term 1 of LEX@R has flown past! We began with a trip to Fremantle to look at the genius of Leonardo da Vinci and C. Y. O’Connor, and have been exploring some of the things that the Renaissance men did – art and science, observation and hypothesis, defence and development of towns, and revisiting older ideas to reinvent or rediscover them! Following in their footsteps, we have attempted some of the experiments that Galileo and…

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Pandemonia and da Vinci in the LEX@R Classroom!

In Week 3, a group of students began work in the LEX@R classroom by visiting the fictitious planet of Pandemonia and helping to write their national song, describing the wondrous lives of those who inhabit Pandemonia! Some of the performances were very adventurous!

Last week we spent a day in Fremantle, exploring the machines, drawings, and inventions of Leonardo da Vinci. Many of them we were able to try out and see how they worked.…

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47 Years with Rehoboth

On 18 February we had our first Endeavour Assembly for 2016. Wanting to continue the celebration of Rehoboth’s 50 years, we invited Mr Jan Peletier, our own Mr Peletier’s grandfather, to share with us about his 47-year involvement with Rehoboth.

It was so encouraging to hear that some of the values Mr Peletier Senior saw and endorsed back then are still ingrained in Rehoboth culture today. He commented on how important Christian Education was to him and…

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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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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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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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Ripper River Bridge

Last week the LEX@R students began the task of building a scale model of a bridge to help the citizens of Whitetooth and Wobbegong connect across the Ripper River.

We have spent many weeks doing some research and inquiry into different bridges and designs and their benefits. It proved to be a challenge to work out the correct scale for the model and design a bridge to fit one of two possible sites as well…

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