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Principal’s Report: Why are we implementing future focused and STEAM learning strategies? Although I have spoken previously about the importance of developing competencies in ‘soft’ skills and employability skills through our Stage 4 STEAM program and future focused learning strategies, in particular, I think it is worth returning to often, in respect to preparing our students for study and careers after school…
From our Deputy (Years 8-12):
Our second STARS Assembly will take place next Tuesday with a 12pm start. Students who have been successful will already have received an email with the details, congratulations! Bright posters of the recipients are displayed around the school…
The Tower Challenge:
The focus shift from content driven courses to more emphasis on skill acquisition means that our students’ learning experiences and assessments will continue to evolve, looking more different than that of their parents. “The Tower Challenge” in this newsletter demonstrates the shift in emphasis.
From our Deputy (Year 7):
Resilience is the ability to cope when things go wrong; bouncing back in the face of adversity, natural disasters, stress, trauma or tragedy. Resilience is one of those skills that we all need and adulthood is filled with serious responsibilities; childhood isn’t exactly stress-free …
Post School Information
Course information provided by TAFE and University of Newcastle …
KMHS Newsletter Quiz #2
All correct answers go in the draw to win a prize!
Winner and correct answers will be published in the next newsletter.
KMHS Library on Instagram: Follow and engage with KMHS Library on Instagram, where everyone can find a book to love:
Community Notices: This issue includes adverts and information from: NSW Transport – School Opal Cards, Wiseberry Real Estate, Born 2 Rock, Young, Navy Cadets, SES and Peninsula Community Centre.
NOTE: Current notices can also be accessed on the Community Notices page.