Years R-7

Peter Pan – what a spectacular! Our community and families were super impressed by the polish and professionalism displayed by the 350+  cast and crew, over 2 sold-out performances at Hopgood Theatre. It was such a joy to watch students from Reception to Year 12 having a truly wonderful time on stage, with so much talent amongst them. A very special thank you to the many staff for supporting this production at every level, and creating this opportunity for our students to really shine.

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Remembrance Day at REC

The perfect Remembrance Day Service was held this morning at our Primary assembly. Each of the units shared their learning around the topic in the lead up to today, including poetry and song. All 550+ students conducted themselves with utmost respect during the service, for which they are to be congratulated. Thank you also to the parents/grandparents/carers who attended.
The secondary students observed a minutes silence in their classrooms at 11.15 am, with a service led by ‘Nicole’ (our keynote speaker for our Emergency Management PA System).
Lest we forget.

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Japanese Cultural Day

What a fantastic day was had by all at our Japanese Cultural Day today!
Students and families had a wonderful experience immersing themselves in a little Japanese culture, amongst the fun, food and games. Timing was perfect for the Japanese students from Ushiku JHS to join us in the fun. Congratulations to the Primary team lead by Alice Sensei for the huge effort involved in producing such an amazing event.

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‘Peter Pan’ tickets on sale NOW!

Tickets to our College Production of ‘Peter Pan’ are now on sale at the Box OfficePeter Pan Poster

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REC welcomes visitors from the Philippines

 

 

Over the past few days, we have been enjoying hosting a group of Principals from the Philippines, in support of the work coordinated by the Australian Foundation for Fostering Learning in the Philippines (AFFLIP). The group are here to observe and learn all they can about South Australian schools, and also share a little of their culture with us while they’re here. Yesterday they presented their National Dance to us.

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Happy World Teachers’ Day!

Teachers across our campus were delighted with their surprise student visitors this morning, who delivered a special gift and message of “Happy World Teachers’ Day”.  At REC we are very lucky to have such and amazing team of 130 plus teachers, and thank them all for their dedication.

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REC IN FOCUS : Edition 2

Welcome to our 2nd Edition of REC In Focus : REC Digital learning 2018

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‘Peter Pan’ all stitched up with Community Sewing

A very special thank you to our friends at the Old Reynella Neighbourhood Centre who have come together this afternoon to land a hand with sewing some of the costumes for our College Production of ‘Peter Pan’ coming up in Week 5. We really appreciate your help!

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South Korean Study Tour Opportunity

As part of our International Student Program, Reynella East College hosted a group of 9 students from Chungcheongbuk-do, South Korea in August of this year. While here, they joined Year 6/7 classes for three weeks and got to know Australian life, culture and schooling. These students were part of a group of over 100 students from the Chungcheongbuk-do district who were divided into schools all over Adelaide as part of an agreement between the Department for Education and Child Development (DECD) and the Chungcheongbuk-do Office of Education.

This agreement between the two departments also includes a ‘Winter Camp’ for 20 Australian students from January 3-19, 2018, and Reynella East College is offering 2 places. These students will be accompanied by 5 teachers from DECD schools. The program includes lessons (in English and some in basic Korean), cultural excursions and accommodation in a dormitory.

The cost of flights to South Korea is being supported by the Chungcheongbuk-do Office of Education, and Reynella East College will cover the remaining costs of the program (approximately $2,300 per student). This means that the main cost for families will be to cover passport application and any personal expenses while in South Korea.

To apply for this experience, students should complete a letter of interest which addresses the criteria explained in the application. Applications close Friday, October 27 (end of Week 2).

For more information:

Andrew Smith – Languages/International Coordinator         

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REC in the Press

A great article about our Chooks sharing the love.

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