Felicity Perry

Stories of resilience

There was a brief moment at a School Council meeting towards the end of 2020 when one of our Council members highlighted that we had not raised the COVID-19 emergency during our discussions that evening. It was a remarkable signal of the positivity and optimism we felt at the time and the naive assumption that …

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Alex Cowen second place winner of the Mikolot

Mikolot success

  A huge mazal tov to Year 11 student Alex Cowen who came second place in Mikolot,  the national public speaking competition for Jewish schools. This year students were required to reflect on the High Holy Days through Elie Wiesel’s (1992) words that, “I believe that to be Jewish today means what it meant yesterday and …

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Rebalancing roles

At the heart of King David’s curricular and co-curricular programming, our culture and our Jewish life experiences, lies a commitment to our core values of inclusivity, egalitarianism and social justice. This is exercised in myriad ways in our approach to school life. We have a strong commitment to empowering individuals, no matter their particular attributes …

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House Captains for 2022

House Captains announced

The House Captains were announced at a special sports assembly earlier this week. Mazal tov to Adam Bentata (Galil), Juliette Majman (Arava), Amiel Selzer (Kinneret) and Yoni Ringelblum (Negev)!  The sports assembly also celebrated King David’s sporting success this year, with Jack Hart from the Year 8/9 footy team highlighting their grand final win against …

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Year 3 students at camp

Camp is back!

Yesterday our Year 3 and 4 students departed for a two day camp in the beautiful Dandenong’s. The students have been rock climbing, tree surfing, playing Gaga Ball, and bouncing on the trampolines at the campsite. More importantly they have been able to be outside in the fresh air and experiencing nature again. They have been …

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