Primary Students Participate in Run4Bibles Cross Country

The students arrived with excitement and nervous energy, but it was great to see true sportsmanship and humility being expressed throughout the day.

On Wednesday 4 August, the Year 2-6 students from both campuses participated in the Primary Run4Bibles Cross Country Carnival, held at Mills Park in Beckenham.

This is always a fun morning, where the Year 5 and 6 students are given the opportunity to run a 2km course, and the Year 2-4 students run a 1.5km course. Every student that participated earnt valuable points for their house. The top 3 runners from each race will have the opportunity to represent Rehoboth at the WACSSA Cross Country Interschool Carnival on Friday 27 August (Week 6 of Term 3). 

It was a beautiful, sunny day that God blessed us with. We could not have asked for better weather! The students arrived with a lot of excitement and nervous energy, but it was great to see true sportsmanship and humility being expressed throughout the day. There was a lot of cheering and encouragement heard from the sidelines, which helped to spur on the runners to give their all and finish strong. Well done to the Year 6 students who took on extra responsibilities and leadership roles.

A big congratulations to the following students on their individual achievements.

Year Student
Year 6 Boy Champion Levi Dixon
Year 6 Boy Runner Up Noah Strahan
Year 6 Girl Champion Makayla Moylan
Year 6 Girl Runner Up Ikodiya Jonah Ikwuka
Year 5 Boy Champion Levi Pickard
Year 5 Boy Runner Up Reuben Verkerk
Year 5 Girl Champion Ilse Bongers
Year 5 Girl Runner Up Lanah Dixon
Year 4 Boy Champion Nathan Kitur
Year 4 Boy Runner Up Nathan Matthews
Year 4 Girl Champion Bethany Moylan
Year 4 Girl Runner Up Annabelle Keatings
Year 3 Boy Champion Liam Waugh
Year 3 Boy Runner Up Eli Strahan
Year 3 Girl Champion Grace Ikwuka
Year 3 Girl Runner Up Hannah Moylan
Year 2 Boy Champion Thomas Bylsma
Year 2 Boy Runner Up Finn Kuipers
Year 2 Girl Champion Matilda Cowdell
Year 2 Girl Runner Up Aliya Austin

Congratulations to the Rehoboth community! We were able to raise a whopping total of $11,444.40 to donate to Bible League, which equals about 1635 Bibles to be delivered to students in South African public schools. What an amazing achievement and ability to spread God’s Word and serve His kingdom. Well done everyone! To find out more information about Run4Bibles or to read about student impact stories, please click here.

The final tally for house points on the day:


Congratulations to students in Wycliffe and well done to students in Tyndale and Newton!

A big thank you to all staff, students and families that helped to make it a great day, where individual talents and good sportsmanship was celebrated. A very special mention to the maintenance team for their efforts with set up and pack down. Thank you to Mrs Sarah James for running the weekly early morning training sessions at Wilson, Toby de Bruyn for being a fantastic course leader, and Mrs Narelle Henderson, Mrs Nicole Marmion and Mrs Samantha Eng for their input, support and early morning efforts.


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