News from Kennedy

Welcome to Term 1, 2018

Message from the Principal:
Dear Parents and Families,

Happy new year to all of our families and welcome to Kennedy Baptist College for 2018. In particular, welcome to all of our new families who are joining us for the first time this year. We trust that everyone has had a safe, relaxing and enjoyable holiday and are now ready to commence the new academic year with excitement.

Office Closure – Summer Break

Our College Administration Office and Uniform shop closes for the Christmas and Summer holiday on Friday 8 December and will re-open at 9:00am on Monday 15 January 2018.

To all our Kennedy families, friends and our wider community, we wish a most joyous and blessed Christmas Season with your families and loved ones – safe and happy summer holidays!

We look forward to welcoming students back to school on Wednesday 31 January 2018!

Kennedy Senior Girls Basketball team wins SSWA Basketball Championship 2017

Throughout Semester One, our senior girls Basketball team have represented the College playing 11 games against a range of schools across Perth in the WA School Sports Championship. In a historic achievement, the girls were undefeated in the regular season earning them a place in the grand final held during the final week of Term 2.

It was a daunting prospect to be facing Willetton SHS - winners of the championship 18 times in the past 21 years.

Kennedy Baptist College Welcomes Students

Term 1 at Kennedy Baptist College is off to a flying start with all our students returning on Wednesday 1 February. Welcome back to all our students and a special welcome to all our new students, we hope that you enjoy the Kennedy experience.

After an exciting pre-start day on Tuesday, over 200 Year 7 students and their parents attended a Welcome Assembly in the Auditorium where they were formally presented with their Bible and Commencement Certificate.

Year 12 Students Celebrate their Final Day at School

Year 12 Students Celebrate their Final Day at Kennedy Baptist College

On Friday 21 October, Year 12 students from Kennedy Baptist College enjoyed their final College events before settling down to study for their WACE Exams. Commencing with an
early breakfast by the river at Tomkins on Swan, students returned to the College for a whole school Assembly with an address by Mr Ashby, musical entertainment and some very amusing items from their Form Teachers.

Mysteries of chemical reaction revealed at explosive chemistry show

On Wednesday 20 July, our Year 7 extension and enrichment students were treated to a very “live and explosive” Science Show at Murdoch University. The excitement of large balloons filled with hydrogen and oxygen popping, misty clouds of dry ice spreading across the stage and learning the tricks of how to hammer a nail into wood using just a banana (frozen before in liquid nitrogen), kept students engaged and fascinated.

Kennedy’s new science and creative arts facilities completed

Kennedy Baptist College has continued its push to be at the cutting edge of secondary education with the completion of new state of the art science and creative arts facilities.

The Murdoch based secondary college has upgraded its science laboratories and arts studios as the school focuses on its STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) learning framework.