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Intrepid Year 8 Students on Camp

The intrepid Year 8 students spent three days during Week 3 of Term 4 away from school at beautiful Camp Mornington, nestled in the hills near Waroona. After lunch on the first day, three hours passed very fast while we shared smelly shoes, solved group puzzles (using our multiprocessing skills – kicking a soccer ball, passing a basketball and listening to our screaming classmates simultaneously!) and “run the gauntlet” style dodgeball. It was surprising who…

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A Taste for Secondary School

Recently, our Year 6 students were privileged to participate in the Year 7 Orientation. It was an extremely well-organised event, which has left our Year 6 students eagerly looking forward to becoming part of the Secondary School next year. They enjoyed meeting the Year 7 teachers as well other students who will be joining Rehoboth next year.

Students loved their cooking classes with Mrs Howard, where they learnt how to make a fruit and muesli…

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Year 10s Capture Culture

The Year 10 Visual Communication class ventured into the Perth CBD for our “Capturing Culture” Excursion on Friday 2 November. Two Feet and a Heartbeat tours coordinated a walking tour for us, focusing on various points of interest within our own city. We saw examples of street art in Wolf Lane, modern architecture at the State Buildings and Perth City Library, and explored historical sites around the Supreme Court Gardens and St…

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Music on the Bridge

On Thursday 25 October, the Year 10 and Year 11 Music students headed to Royal Perth Hospital (RPH) to perform at their Music on the Bridge lunchtime concert series. Music on the Bridge is a charity which provides weekly concerts for patients, visitors and staff on the RPH overpass bridge between the North and South blocks of the hospital.

Our students performed classics including Michael Jackson’s “Man in the Mirror”, Marvin Gaye…

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The Blessing of Community: Year 12 Farewell Dinner

On Friday 19 October, we had our Year 12 Farewell Dinner. The dinner was to celebrate the achievements and growth of our Year 12 students with their parents and family as their time at Rehoboth comes to an end. This event was held at the Gosnells Golf Club, and there were a number of highlights during the night, most notably:

The relaxed camaraderie between the students and teachers throughout the evening. Miss Webster’s devotion regarding…
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ACC Cross Country 2018

Rehoboth’s second season in the ACC continued earlier this year with the Interschool Cross Country Competition at Perry Lakes Reserve. Unfortunately for our Year 12 students, they couldn’t take part due to exams, but nevertheless we were able to send a team of sixty Year 7-11 students to this competition. It was the last day of autumn, actually scratch that, more like the first day of winter – stormy and rainy, but…

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Quiz Night: Enthusiasm Prayer Dedication and Team Spirit

When you have a whole bunch of Year 12s heading off to the Philippines on a Mission Trip you need a few things. Enthusiasm, Prayer, Dedication, Team Spirit… and a whole heap of cash!

With that last thing in mind, the team ran the Annual Philippines Mission Trip Quiz Night on Saturday 8 September to raise money for building supplies for a Secondary Block at Quarto Christian School and food hampers to go out to…

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Year 10s Show Courage to Care

On Wednesday 29 August our Year 10s consolidated their history studies by participating in a program run by the Jewish community service organisation B’nai B’rith called “Courage to Care”. Unlike most Holocaust tours, this program is a celebration of the “Righteous among the Nations” – those who chose to stand up and confront discrimination and injustice, ordinary people who were extraordinary in their bravery and impact.

The program uses the stories of Holocaust…

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Rehoboth’s Young ICT Explorers

On 15 Sept, four teams of our Year 7 and 8 students represented Rehoboth at the State Young ICT Explorer Competition, one of the most prestigious Digital Technology competitions in Australia. It is not only a blessed day in which the teachers, parents and students all worked together as a great team, but we also walked away with 2nd and 3rd placings and merit awards.

This is the day of the year…

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Frisbees Meets Golf in Outdoor Rec Class

Over the course of Term 3 in Outdoor Recreation, Year 9 students have been learning a game called Disc Golf which they have played at a number of locations off-campus. Played similar to golf, but with frisbees, the premise is to throw the frisbees into a cage basket in the least number of throws.

There are a number of permanent courses around Perth and we have been able to visit one at Curtin…

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Rocketing to Basketball Excellence

This year we have expanded our involvement in Basketball at Lakeside as an extension to our Basketball School Programs by adding an Under 13 team which participates on Wednesday afternoons.

In the current season, the Reho Rockets – coached by one of our parents, Mr Henri Chew – have only dropped one game out of six so far. Cody Chew and Alvins Kirotich are brilliant ball handlers, moving the ball down the…

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Emily’s Music Continues to Impress

On Saturday 15 September, Year 8 student Emily Hobday performed in the U16s classical guitar competition at the North of Perth Music Festival. She was awarded first place for an outstanding performance and was invited to perform at the prestigious “Winner’s Concert”.

This caps off a remarkable year for Emily with her guitar playing. She also won first prize at the Fremantle Eisteddfod and completed her 7th Grade AMEB external exam, the highest…

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