Kennedy Transform Centre Update

It has been a busy few weeks for the staff at the Kennedy Centre preparing for the return of the kids after 7 months. We have had to make lots of changes to our centres, purchasing new equipment to ensure our kids are safe and we meet government guidelines.

Year 11 Outdoor Education Margaret River Expedition

In culmination of a somewhat chaotic year where students demonstrated resilience, adaptability and perseverance the Year 11 Outdoor Education classes set off on their final expedition of the year in the first week of Term 4.

Starting with an early morning departure from the College the two classes set off to two different starting locations down in the Margaret River Region.

Year 10 – 12 Awards Night 2020

Last Tuesday’s Year 10 - 12 Awards Night was a celebration of student achievements in 2020. The evening included the presentations of academic and community awards and the opportunity to hear from the Board, Parent and Friends Association and Student Council.

Interschool Athletics Carnival

The Interschool Athletics Carnival at WA Athletics Stadium in perfect condition for our students to compete. The field was incredibly competitive and the margin for error small as three schools quickly emerged as contenders for the overall aggregate champions.

Fathering Project Launch

The Fathering Project Launch was a great success. The night included an introduction from our Principal on the crucial role that fathers and father figures have in the lives of our students. We also heard an encouraging message from our College Chaplain and the aim, mission and reason for this group were discussed.

From the Research and Study Centre – End of Term 3

We are currently in the midst of Mystery Madness in the Research and Study Centre - we have had several Mystery competitions, a “who dunnit”, and “Maths Murder” investigations. The crime Escape Room activity booked out in minutes and a mystery fingerprint craft activity was a hit! There is one more “guess what this is” weekly photo and a detective movie next week to finish the term.

Recreation in the Research and Study Centre

The Research and Study Centre is a hub of activity, study and reading.

Last week we were honoured to be officially awarded the Western Australian School Library of the Year trophy by the West Australian School Library Association. This is a true indication of the calibre of the team we have here in the Research and Study Centre – it is a privilege and pleasure to work with them each day.