Sport

Sporting Teams on a Roll!

Just when we thought our sporting winning streak had ended, our Year 8/9 Boys Basketball won their THIRD successive basketball championship in the EISM. The final game was a classic encounter playing against Bialik. Bialik did all they could which included bringing their entire Year 8/9 cohort to Orrong Romanis. The pressure got to our boys early as the scores were locked at 19-19 at the major break. The boys shifted gears in the second half and took home the ...

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Our Students Excel on Snow Camp and Snowsports Competitions

Our inaugural inter-year-level Ski Camp was a great experience for the students who participated. The snow has been rated the best at Buller in two decades. It was a treat to go on runs which were rarely open. Year 6 student Jason recalled that “it was the best day of my life”.

Damien Green, Senior School teacher who attended the camp with the students, noted “the students progressed rapidly through their levels, many starting with little or no experience. Watching students ...

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Investing in Students’ Emerging Jewish Identity

Dear Community,

Our Junior School was filled today with that most special type of love – the unique bond between a grandparent and a grandchild. We hosted our Grandparents and Special Friends’ Shabbat services and they were predictably constituted of equal parts cuteness, hilarity and heartfelt emotion.

Developmental psychologists have shown that grandparents can serve an incredibly powerful role in shaping the character of their grandchildren. One of the interesting ways that this is achieved is through the introduction to ...

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KDS Compete at Winter Round Robin

Last week, Years 5 & 6 students competed in the Balaclava District Winter Round Robin. Football, Soccer, Netball and Teeball were played at various venues around Melbourne.

KDS performed extremely well , winning many games across all the sports.

RESULTS:
Mixed AFL: 5th
Boys Soccer: 4th
Girls Soccer: 5th
Teeball: 5th
Girls Netball: 7th
Mixed Netball: 3rd

All students represented KDS in a fantastic display of sportsmanship and skill. Well done to all players and coaches in what was a great day.

Drew Solewicz
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Squad Goals at the Balaclava District Swimming Carnival

The Balaclava District Swimming Carnival was held at GESAC earlier this week. It was a great day with the sun shining and lots of support for our Years 4-6 swimmers . 29 students represented KDS on the day with a number of students winning ribbons. There were many highlights during the day with three students coming 2nd in their individual events advancing to the Beachside Division Competition next Friday at Oakleigh Rec Centre. Another great swim was by our ...

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Junior School Inter-House Athletics Carnival

Our Prep to Year 5 students competed enthusiastically in this year’s Inter-House Athletics Carnival in an excellent show of sportsmanship.

The atmosphere at the track was electric, with team spirit shining through from all ages. KDSPA ran a scrumptious Sports Cafe to cater to the hungry athletes and parents!

Throughout the day the lead kept changing, with Arava and Galil battling it out at the top of the table. Each point counted as students pushed themselves through the icy winds and cold ...

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King David – Success on the Ski Slopes

This week the slopes of Mt Buller was the venue for the 2016 Jewish Interschool Snowsports. Seven Jewish schools from Melbourne and Sydney participated in three events over two days. The cold, rainy and windy conditions for the first day of competition were certainly not ideal, however the 25 King David students persevered and participated with excellent results.

The next day the students were rewarded with beautiful sunny conditions for the ABL Giant Slalom event which was held on Little Buller ...

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Champions at EISM Athletics Carnival

45 students from Years 7-11 competed in this year’s EISM Athletics Carnival. As the Division 3 Carnival was held during Pesach school holidays, KDS entered into the Division 2 Carnival which involved competing against much larger schools.

There were some excellent individual performances, including Camilla Burrows, Year 8 who came first in her favourite event, the triple jump and also first in the 100m. Camilla also placed 2nd in the 200m event qualifying in 3 events into the Champions Carnival. ...

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Years 6-12 Inter-House Athletics Carnival

This year Negev were the champions at the recent Inter-House Athletics Carnival making it 3 wins in a row!

Students from Years 6-12 enjoyed the fantastic weather competing in many events. Running, throwing and jumping against their mates was fun and extremely competitive.

The lunchtime dance off proved to be the deciding factor as Negev took some extra points with some outstanding renditions of Israeli dancing and current top 40 hits.

After the 400m and final relay of the day there was time ...

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Excellent Results at the EISM Swimming Carnival

Students in Years 7-12 competed in the EISM Swimming Carnival held at the Nunawading Aqualink yesterday. There was quite a buzz in the bus as we knew we had a strong team attending this year. After warm ups the students were ready as Hannah Ungar and Jai Kanat began the competition in the 100m Freestyle finishing in 2nd and 4th positions.

The medley relay segment was next and as the Open girls, Under 15 boys all won their race and other ...

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