Preps Explore Their Community

The Prep students have been exploring their community and the people that work in it. On Wednesday, officers from the Malvern Police Station came to speak to the Preps. The students excitedly listened to the various roles of a police officer and how they keep the community safe. The students shared their own experiences and asked interesting questions about the police. The highlight of the visit was when the students were able to look at the police vehicle and the ...

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KDS Great Vic Bike Ride Team wins School Award

Mazal tov to our King David team of students who participated in the Great Vic Bike Ride recently.  King David was awarded the “School’s Award” by the sponsors, RACV in recognition of the team’s overall impressive team sportsmanship.

We are very grateful to the team of staff who provided unconditional support to the team in the training leading up to the event and throughout the event.

Below are the last two articles written by our students, about their experience.
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Healesville to ...

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KDS Wins Victorian Young Physicists' Tournament

The team of Gabi Abrahams, Oren Bahari and Sasha Goldenberg were crowned the winners of the Victorian Young Physicists’ Tournament (VYPT) for 2014. The team won with a total score of 225.5 points after six gruelling rounds of research presentations and critiques. This score was 14 points in front of Gippsland Grammar (previous winner)), with Doncaster Secondary College rounding out the top three positions.

This is a wonderful achievement as TKDS team was up against a very strong field, including teams ...

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2014 VCE Graduation Dinner

It was an extremely emotional gathering of VCE Graduates, their parents and their VCE teachers who came together on Wednesday night to celebrate the end of their education journey at The King David School.

as these 50 VCE graduates anxiously await their VCE results which will be announced to them on Monday, 15 December, this evening was an opportunity to celebrate all that they have achieved throughout their schooling years, to reach this point. Beautiful tributes were presented by Marc Light, ...

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2014 Southwick Musical

Our adorable and very talented Southwick students took to the stage at the Alexander Theatre on recently performing ‘Musical Shmusical’.  Students in Prep, Year 1 and Year 2 performed dances and songs from well-known musicals in an attempt to solve the ‘Grande Musical Dilemma’.  Our Southwick teachers performed in a bid to win their musical pitch, but none other than the ultimate Jewish musical, ‘Fiddler on the Roof’, was the solution to a very humorous and entertaining debate.

Laura Rickhuss
Head ...

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Year 11 Camp

Sailing camp was a far foreseen destination that every Year 11 group travels
And further deemed as the best camp, something we managed to unravel.

This hopeful ideal was implanted in our minds at Southern Cross Station, and managed to last until Melbourne airport, the final destination.

It took buses, trains, boats and planes to get from place to place.
By the end we couldn’t figure out whether we were falling from happiness or the central balance displace.

But once each stepped on ...

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BLAST OFF!

We have been counting down to this moment in Gan Te’ena for a few months now, our Rocket Ship is finished! We have been on an amazing journey these last two terms as the children have questioned, researched and learnt all there is to know about space (as a 5 year old anyway). We began our journey simply questioning the moon and sun where we discovered they they don’t go down or come up, the Earth actually spins around, can ...

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2014 Victorian Regional FLL Tournament

On Sunday 16 November King David once again successfully hosted  the FIRST LEGO League State Championships.

Over 25 teams of keen students from Years 4 to 8 across Victorian Independent and State schools participated in this event and industry representatives from Ford Australia, BAE Systems, Rockwell Automation and Autodesk and Swinburne University also attended.  Our wonderful alumni Ron Beliavski, Devon Boyd, Michael Eisfelder and Brad Marlow volunteered their time and assisted with judging and ensure the event ran smoothly.

Andrew Prakash from ...

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2014 Business Breakfast

As a leader in STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Maths) education, it was fitting that our School recently hosted the annual Business Breakfast with Dr Megan Clark as guest speaker.  Dr Clark is Chief Executive of CSIRO, Australia’s national research agency , delivering scientific solutions for industry, the community and for a sustainable future.

The annual Business Breakfast raises important funds for our King David Scholarship Program which enables students to access a first class Jewish education

Lahra Carey, mother of Mitch ...

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Artwork Shortlisted for Top Arts

Sabrina Lewis’ VCE artwork has been shortlisted for the prestigious Top Arts Exhibition.

This Exhibition presents “outstanding work by students who have completed Art or Studio Arts studies in the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) and provides insight into young people’s ideas, thinking and creative practices”.  The Exhibition will run at the NGV in 2015.

Sabrina’s artwork was selected from among a huge submission of art by VCE Art of Studio Arts students and we are extremely  proud that Sabrina will be ...

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