Friendly competition in and out of the pool

King David’s biggest ever Senior School Swimming Gala took place at Harold Holt Swim Centre on Thursday and the atmosphere was fantastic. The pool was busy with students participating in individual and team events. The day began with the student team narrowly defeating the staff relay team. At lunch time Galil was leading on the scoreboard with Kinneret close by. The lunch time dance off saw Arava jump to the lead as they were electric on the dance floor but ...

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Prep to Year 5 Inter-House Athletics

The sun was shining at the start of this week’s Prep to Year 5 Inter-House Athletics Carnival. Students competed in a number of sporting events and the clouds that threatened did not inhibit our students from jumping, running and throwing themselves into every event. The agility of the hurdles, the power of the shot put, the speed of the sprints were among the highlights of the day. The rain was eventually too strong to continue and so the event was ...

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Stunning results on the slopes

A fantastic performance by the King David Snow Sports team who competed in both the Maccabi Event and the ABL Jewish interschools competition.

We had a strong team of 13 students from Years 3 to 11. King David came 2nd in both the primary and secondary division for the Jewish Interschool and overall 3rd. Below are the final results for our students.

ABL Interschools

Division 5 – Lucy Rozenes 1st (Yr3)
Division 4 – Sienna Vorchheimer 1st (Yr6)
Division 4 – Sam ...

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Talented athletes!

Earlier this week, 5 talented KDS athletes competed under lights at the EISM Athletics Champions Round at Lakeside Stadium. It was a strong field of athletes from 21 schools. These competitors had qualified as the top participants of each of the three EISM Division Athletics Carnivals.

All of our King David athletes had strong performances, with our field athletes dominating. Teal Komornick (Yr 8) won Gold in Shot Put and Camilla Burrows (Yr 11) earned two gold in her favourite events, ...

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EISM Tennis champs

Winners are grinners! Our Senior boys tennis team were crowned EISM champions this week after defeating Alphington Grammar to secure the trophy for the third time in 5 years.

After the 6 singles matches were completed, the Grand Final was tied 3-3. It came down to the three doubles matches to decide the winner. Our team then went on to win 2 out of 3 doubles. Mazal tov!

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Track & field stars

Track and Field stars were out in full force on Friday 22 March at the Years 6-12 Inter-house Athletics Carnival. Senior students competed fiercely for House points in every event.

Amazing performances from Galil, Kinneret & Arava were evident, particularly in the 100m sprint as they tried to beat the reigning champions, Negev who have held onto the perpetual shield for 5 consecutive years.

With one hour of competition to go, Negev had a slender lead. It was down to the relays ...

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Many podium finishes at EISM Swimming competition

33 students from Years 7-12 competed in the EISM swimming carnival at Ringwood Aquanation yesterday. There were some stand-out performances including Livia Lazarow’s victory in the 50m Freestyle and Nina Kanat’s many freestyle events including the 100m Freestyle where she scored 3rd as well as a 50m second place. Our u13 Boys relay team placed 3rd and Skyla Howard and Ethan Cohen placed 2nd qualifying for the champions event. Amelie Vorchheimer placed 3rd in both butterfly and breaststroke, Tobi Taranto ...

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Friendly competition in the pool

The Years 6 to 12 Inter-House Swimming Gala was a riot of house spirit, colour, talent and ruach! Swimmers from each year level participated well and earned their respective house points. Many of our top athletes are on to the EISM and BDPSSA Swimming Competitions based on their performances in the pool and are congratulated on their outstanding efforts in so many events. The cheer squads for each House kept everyone entertained with their fabulous chants and dance routines providing ...

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Double Ace!

Both our Yr 8/9 tennis teams won the EISM championship this week. The boys’ team won convincingly with 8-1 while the girls’ team won a thrilling 5-4.

Great way to end the year!

Drew Solewicz
Sports Manager

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Prep to Year 5 Sports Day

Our Prep to 5 Sports Day was held on Monday and it was a fantastic event for students, staff and parents . While the weather threatened, there was no stopping the excitement from all students as they gave it their best. With many weeks of training prior to the event, students competed for valuable House points. Negev once again proved their dominance on the athletics field. The final results were:

Negev 2718
Galil 2373
Kinneret 2185
Arava 1987

Drew Solewicz
Sports Manager

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