News from Kennedy

2020 Kennedy Photography Competition Winners

The Kennedy Photography Competition was a contest open to Years 7 – 12 students to enter their best photos, whether they used a DSLR camera, tablet or their phone. The competition was held in Term 2, with the winning photos being judged at the beginning of Term 3. The competition had three categories: 'Black and White', 'Close-Up' and 'My Neighbourhood', which resulted in a diverse range of photos being entered.

2020 Lego Challenge in the Research and Study Centre

The second year of the Research and Study Centre's Lego Challenge has been just as exciting as the first with 42 students signing up to play. The challenge has run over five weeks with the final being this Friday. The first three weeks saw the heats with students working in pairs competing at Friday lunchtimes and using the Legos provided.

Careers Hub at Kennedy Baptist College

The Careers Hub at Kennedy Baptist College is state of the art and modelled on Curtin University’s Careers and Employment Centre. The Hub provides information and resources for students thinking about entry requirements for tertiary studies, graduate opportunities, scholarships, apprenticeships, work placements, VET studies, alternate entry options for students not pursuing a university pathway, UCAT testing and TISC information.

Achieving goals through our four pillars

Our Pastoral Care goal at Kennedy is “The creation and maintenance of a safe, nurturing and engaging educational community where students can thrive academically, socially, emotionally, physically and spiritually”. To achieve this, our system is based on the four pillars of - Wellness, Outreach, Leadership, Discipline.

2020 College Photo Day Information

Fotomakers WA will be visiting Kennedy Baptist College on Tuesday 16 June (Year 7 - 10) and Monday 22 June (Year 11 & 12). Every student has received an envelope with their name and other individual information (eg. Unique shoot key for online ordering) is printed on each personalised envelope.

State-wide SUB’s in Schools Competition – Update 01

Last week our SUB’s in Schools team had a visit from one of our industry partners. Mr Wesley Van Barneveld, an ROV Engineer from Intervention Engineering came and gave the students advice on the construction of our ROV. Mr Van Barneveld helped the students improve their design of the ROV and the design of the propeller guards, focusing on reducing the amount of turbulence due to the presence of the propeller guard.

Tips for Studying – From the Research and Study Centre

In the RASC we are very aware of the way that the uncertainty of the COVD-19 virus has affected all of us in different ways, including the way we get tasks done or study.

Here are three tips for study (whether for exams, assignments or tests) if you or your children are feeling uncertain:

Have a planner – clearly mark out the times you are intending to study and include breaks.