News from Kennedy

Year 7 – 9 Awards Night 2020

On Tuesday 24 November we acknowledged the academic and personal achievements of our Year 7 - 9 students. Congratulations to all our award winners including:

Year 9 Dux Award - Harrison McDonald
Year 8 Dux Award - Tyler Layman
Year 7 Dux Award - Joshua Nathan

Year 9 Parents and Friends Excellence Award - Xavier Cureton
Year 8 Parents and Friends Excellence Award - Rachel Johnson
Year 7 Parents and Friends Excellence Award - Jared Ranieri

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2021 Year 7 Orientation Day

It was great to meet all the 2021 Year 7 students at their Orientation Day on Friday 13 November. There were a lot of nerves as they were dropped off at the Lower Foyer, but as the day went on, it was a joy to see their confidence grow, as they start to feel more relaxed.

State-wide SUB’s in Schools Competition – Update 3

The Year 10 Mechatronics class are competing in the state-wide SUB’s in Schools Competition, due to take place at the end of the year. This class has formed a team to build a fully functioning underwater ROV (Remote Operating Vehicle).

The Year 10 mechatronics class has begun finalising their project in preparation for the competition.

Preparing for Secondary Education – a Quick Guide for Parents

With the whirl of current Year 6 events, upcoming Christmas holidays, and thinking about Year 7 next year, children can feel very excited, but a little nervous.

The Kennedy Transition Program is designed to help students familiarise themselves with the College campus, meet their peers, Head of Year and get to know their Year 11 Student Mentors so they can look forward to their first year in secondary education.

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.