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Preschool launches “Pollutoys”

A photographer visited the Preschool this morning to capture a special moment in the world of environmental education. The Onkaparinga Council Waste and Recycling Team chose our Preschool to launch this awesome new resource “Pollutoys” which teaches kids about plastic pollution using plush toys. Each toy has a pocket in their stomach full of items of plastic waste such as cutlery, bags, cups and bottles also made out of textiles.  Each toy also comes with a short story explaining how they got sick and how children can help them.

Lachie and Felicity did an amazing job in front of the camera! The article will be published in the January edition of the Onkaparinga Magazine which will come out with the Messenger.

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REC IN FOCUS: Edition3

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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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Kailey wins Cover Prize

Congratulations to Kailey Chick (Year 8) who has been awarded the cover prize for the Spring Poetry Anthology for the South Australian English Teachers Association.

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November Newsletter out now

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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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