The perfect family day out

It is hard to imagine a more perfect family day out than the recent King’s Carnival. Held last Sunday at the Magid Campus on Orrong Road, this well-loved event exceeded expectations on every level. The weather was picture perfect and the entertainment, food and retail options kept the young and the young at heart busy all day.

It was a wonderful spectacle of community effort and engagement with parents, grandparents, students and staff all volunteering to create a successful day.

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Oscar Wilde’s wit and whimsy comes to life

Oscar Wilde famously said that ‘life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about.’ And so, in the spirit of not taking things too seriously, the Year 10 Literature class attended Artefact Theatre’s production of the classic comedy ‘The Importance of being Earnest’ on Thursday night at Chapel off Chapel. They were treated to a colourful and unrestrained version of the well-loved spoof on Victorian manners and sensibility. The performance brought all of Oscar Wilde’s wit and ...

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Jackson Pollock inspires our MERIT makers

The MERIT program (Making, Engineering, Robotics and Innovative Technologies) is a co-curricular program offered to Years 3 to 12 students that encourages curious and creative learning through a broad range of challenge-based learning activities. In yesterday’s Junior School MERIT program, students learnt about the artist Jackson Pollock and his amazing artwork. Our MERIT makers used Spheros (spherically shaped robots), paint and paper to create their own inspired and collaborative artwork.

Heath McGregor
Senior School Teacher

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Building interfaith bridges

On Tuesday this week, The King David School hosted the first session of the Building Bridges Program for the year. Students were formally welcomed by Principal Marc Light. An outline of the aims of the program was then given by Geoff Garber. Students and teachers from Mt. Hira, Killester and Nazareth College joined our students for an interesting first session where some hearty discussions took place.

At the halfway point, the students enjoyed some tasty pizza and in the spirit of ...

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Nature Club – sustainable living

Our lunchtime Nature club is buzzing with excitement, after the new arrival of our worm farm. Students got to know our new little friends and help set up their home. We have also been busy preparing garden beds ready for new winter vegetable crops.

We are looking forward to fertilising our new veggie crops with the castings (worm juice) from our worm buddies. So much of the waste that we usually throw away is actually organic and compostable and we are ...

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Year 5 Student Leaders at Junior School

The Year 5 students have now completed their leadership training program and have been inducted as leaders of the Junior School campus. In their training program, they looked at what is the difference between a leader and a boss, the qualities that a good leader possess and leadership by example. They also carried out a design thinking process in their Va’adot (committees) which helped them arrive at their specific goals for the year. The students have already started displaying their ...

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Melbourne’s art culture

Year 9 New Horizons students went on a Melbourne art study tour this week to learn about the cultural aspect and history of Melbourne. Presentations on famous faces, Melbourne history and the art of Melbourne made it a truly eye opening experience for students and offered new insight into themselves as Melbournians.

David De Menna
Years 9-10 Level Coordinator

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Debating hat trick!

Congratulations to all three debating teams (Year 12: Josh Brill, Ari Feldman, Avishai Conyer; Year 11: Daniel Lindros, Joshua Mitelman, Max Sandler; Year 9: Alex Cowen, Charley Cowen, Kobi Mowszowski ), on their debating hat-trick this week (all three teams won their round).

Congratulations to Best Speakers Daniel, Avishai and Ari. Thanks are extended to Margaret Pagone for attending and to Oscar Black for chairing.

Peter Julian
English Learning Area Leader Yrs 6-12

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Year 7 parents get together

This week, while our Year 7 students have been on an exciting outdoor education experience learning to surf and exploring the area near Angelsea, their parents met at the home of Joanne Loewy Irons and David Irons for a get together.

The Parents’ Association have facilitated this event annually as there are many new families joining the School in Year 7. It is a perfect opportunity for everyone to get to know each other in a relaxed environment. Carrie Kausman, President ...

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A highly sensory experience!

Gan Seorah chose the best day this week to venture to the Royal Botanic Gardens. They were treated to a guided tour of the Ian Potter Children’s Garden, observing a variety of flora and fauna with a focus on native plants. They learned more about the Boonwurrong aboriginal people and were shown tools and artefacts used by our first people. Their guide, Linda, showed them how to create paint using a soft rock called ochre and the children enjoyed the ...

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