Year 7 Kabbalat Torah

One of the highlights in the Year 7 school calendar is the Kabbalat Torah.

This is an annual celebration of the coming of age of the Year 7 cohort and was held recently at Temple Beth Israel, witnessed by family, friends and teaching staff.

Students led the Ma’ariv service and ritually “received” Torah by having a scroll passed to them.

Each student also presented a family artefact and explained why it was important to ...

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Year 12 Celebration Day

The last few days of the Year 12 experience are an extremely difficult time for students and teachers alike. After many years of learning within a supportive community that has challenged and extended the students intellectually, emotionally and physically, the students are facing the larger stage of the State-wide examinations in which they are indeed no more than a number.  To achieve their goals, they must stand alone grappling with the ...

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Year 5 Camp

The Year 5 students were excited to go to Gilwell Park for their four day camp. They experienced a variety of activities that built on previous experiences.  The activities challenged them individually and required them to work as supportive team members. The activities included High Ropes Course, Low Ropes Course, Flying Fox, Climbing Wall, Canoeing, Raft Building, Bushwalking and the muddy Gauntlet.

During the course of the camp the students spent seperate ...

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Higgins Medal

The Higgins Medal is a school award designed to recognise and foster leadership and leadership potential in the next generation of Australians.  Kelly O’Dwyer (Federal member for Higgins) initiated the award. Schools receive a perpetual shield and the winner receives a certificate and blazer pin. The inaugural winner at The King David School is Shira Appelboom. Mazel Tov Shira!
The ADF Long Tan Leadership and Teamwork Awards recognise students who demonstrate ...

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2013 School Leaders

Our School Leaders for 2013 were announced recently in an assembly at Magid Institute and David Southwick, Member for Caulfield was on hand to congratulate the leaders.

The following positions were announced:

2013 School Captains
Ike Curtis and Carly Beildeck

Jewish Life Captains
Grant Goldman and Mai Shibi

Arava House Captains
Bronte Apelbaum and Eva Zeleznikow

Galil House Captains
Yoav Fisher and David Cyngler

Negev House Captains
Arielle Tigel and Jarred Sibel

Kinneret House Captains
Remy Michelson and ...

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CanSat Team

Australia’s only CanSat Team finished in equal 3rd place at the end of the final stage of the international CanSat France competition, held on the French missle testing facility (DGA-EM) in Biscarrosse recently.

The competition started with 13 teams, with only 9 teams managing to make it through to the final two stages of the competition. The perseverance of the Team was very clear and resulted in our team managing ...

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Passion 4 Thinking

Year 8 Students Lead us into the Future with their Passion for Thinking

Our next generation of architects, analysts, scientists, engineers, musicians, I.T specialists, writers and entrepreneurs gave us a glimpse into the future, when they presented their Passion for Thinking projects.

Parents, teachers and members of the wider community were captivated by the Year 8 students’ elaborate and eloquent presentations. The Passion for Thinking Presentation Evening was the culmination of ...

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Prep – Year 5 Inter House Sports

The sun was shining on the future stars of TKDS as the students from Prep to Year 5 ran, jumped, skipped and threw themselves into every event offered during the Inter House Sports Gala.

A wonderful day blessed with perfect weather,  it was the might of Kinneret who took out the trophy this year with consistent results in each year level across all events.

A big thank you to all parents for ...

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VCE Arts Show

The 2012 VCE Visual Arts show held at the Rebecca Magid Centre on Sunday 9 September was a culmination of the creativity, imagination, innovation and skill with which the VCE students created an outstanding exhibition.

A large number of TKDS community attended and remarked with awe and admiration at the abundance of talent, distinctive individual imagery and creative visual expression that was on show.

This year the range of media and art ...

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Into the Woods – Senior School Musical

Review: “ Into the Woods” Sondheim/Lapine

The Gasworks Theatre, Albert Park

28 August 2012

The King David School has tonight delivered a triumphant production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s complex and subtle music theatre piece “Into the Woods”. At “curtain –fall”, the cast, orchestra, conductors, directors and production crew were deservedly applauded by a responsive and appreciative (and near capacity) audience.

The performance (directed by Pip Mushin, produced by Brad Felstead and elegantly choreographed by the talented Yakira Abraham) is superbly paced by ...

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