News from Kennedy

State-wide SUB’s in Schools Competition

Every few weeks, we are going to try and keep the Kennedy community updated with what is happening with the State-wide SUB’s Team, so that you can read about our progress, challenges and be part of this project!
 

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.

Ways to help deal with anxiety

Anxiety centres around a part of the brain called the amygdala and reflects a fight or flight response to a threat. Often though, anxiety can show up, not in response to danger, but to something meaningful or important. Examples may include an exam, a performance, trying something new, meeting new people, doing something brave.

Kennedy Baptist College awarded 2020 WASLA School Library of the Year

The West Australian School Library Association (WASLA) awarded Kennedy Baptist College’s Research and Study Centre (RASC) as the 2020 WASLA School Library of the Year.

The WASLA panel of judges made their decision based on the professional knowledge embedded in Kennedy’s teaching staff at the RASC, along with their ongoing practice and commitment.

Special Communication from the Principal: Fees

Dear Parents/Guardians

I write to thank you for your ongoing support in these challenging times, the whole community has pulled together to make the best of an incredibly difficult situation. Now that we are beginning to see a possible way forward, I feel that the time has come to provide you with an update regarding College fees.

Easter Message – Hope Is Alive

 

We have arrived at Easter… and we celebrate this time as we do every year, as a global human community. I have been pondering what Easter over the centuries has looked like. Easter has happened during times of war, in times of famine, when the world has been less advanced as it is now, less global.

On Stress and Coping from the College Chaplain

World news is leaving us feeling more stressful at the moment, its predominately filled with virus stories but at this time it is leaving everybody feeling concerned. We feel it would be good to help everyone understand some of the dynamics that are at play within our children, and as you will see, within every adult as well.

March Memory Madness

Week 6 saw the return of the annual March Memory Madness, where students are encouraged to stretch themselves in a series of diverse, fun memory challenges.

From Monday to Thursday, students came into the Research and Study Centre before school to see if they could memorise ten items on the “Tray of the Day” – they then returned at Recess to list them accurately for a tasty reward and House Point.