King David Students at National Science Competition

While most student are winding down to start their Term 2 holidays, a group of King David students are gearing up to represent Melbourne at the FIRST Robotics Dual Down Under (DDU) in Sydney.

DDU is an Australia-wide competition that involves High School students and University and industry mentors. This year, competitors have to construct a robot capable of collecting and throwing frizbees at goals within an arena where they must also navigate obstacles, manoeuvre to avoid other robots and finally ...

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Stories from My Suitcase

In our Unit of Inquiry this Term,  the Year 6 students have been studying and learning about migration and immigration.

This unit of work has been developed from the previous Celebration of a Nation that we had come to love. This year our migration celebration is titled  Stories from My Suitcase.

This project highlights the stories of migration from different countries around the world. Each student had to write their story in groups of three or four. We had lots of fun ...

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Year 1 Students Learn Importance of Water Conservation

The Year 1 students have been learning about water this Term. They have looked at the properties of water and discovered the importance of water conservation. They have moved on to exploring water as a habitat and were fortunate to visit the Gould League to learn more about it.

The students participated in a number of activities to strengthen their understanding of creatures that live in the water and what properties make water suitable as a habitat for these animals. They ...

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Year 3 students Tour Jewish Melbourne

On Monday, 17 June, the Year 3 students embarked on their tour of  ‘Jewish Melbourne’.

They visited Beth Weizmann Community Centre and toured the Lamm Library, JNF, Maccabi Victoria and Magen David Adom who gave a presentation followed by gifts to all the students.

They also had a wonderful time at Rishon Foods and Golds, working on an activity sheet and sharing books in their little reading section.

The experience at Glicks, in Carnegie, was one that they will remember for a long ...

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2013 Women's Breakfast

Our festive Annual Women’s Breakfast was held today, 14 June, at the beautiful Leonda on the Yarra.

Well over 200 guests attended and the atmosphere was warm, convivial and enjoyable.  Our KDSPA President, Rochelle Rothfield, and her team worked tirelessly to make sure every detail of the morning was managed; guests not only enjoyed a sumptuous breakfast, but had the privilege of listening to an extremely inspiring speaker.

Joanne Fedler is a well-known author and motivational speaker who presented on the theme ...

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Premier's Award Winner

It’s really a day to celebrate when you know you are one of the top three VCE students across the State in your subject area, and the Victorian Premier is there to congratulate you!

Natalie Sherr, Class of 2012, was yesterday awarded a prestigious VCE Premier’s award for her outstanding study score of 50 in Media for VCE 2012..

The Premier’s award is an honorable academic award given to VCE students who score the highest in graded assessments in their Unit 3 ...

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Emotionally Intelligent School

On Wednesday, our School welcomed Dr Marc Brackett, visiting Professor from Yale University to launch our Centre for Student Wellbeing and meet with students, staff and parents to present his highly acclaimed RULER Approach to Student Wellbeing.

He visited students in classrooms, met with teaching staff who have implemented his emotionally intelligent program and then gave an hour and a half presentation in the evening to over 200 parents.

We are extremely proud of taking the lead to introduce emotional intelligence into ...

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The End of an Era

Bernshaw, MicheleAfter thirteen and a half years as Principal of The King David School, Michele Bernshaw has announced that she will be retiring when her current contract expires at the end of 2014.

Michele and School Council President Mark Harrison addressed the King David staff this morning and advised them of Michele’s decision.

Under Michele’s leadership The King David School has established an enviable reputation as one of the leading ...

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Mini Beasts

This term, Gan Rimon has been learning all about mini beasts.

After our incursion from the Drama Toolbox, the children have spent a lot of time out in the garden searching for mini beasts and we are excited to report we have found ladybugs, lots of ladybugs!

We have been learning many things about these little creatures as we explore their life cycle. There has been lots of engaging play emerging in the bug room as the children dress up in mini ...

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Year 1 PACE – Shavuot

Year 1 students and their families participated yesterday in a Parent and Child Education (PACE) workshop with a focus on Shavuot.

Shavuot commemorates the day God gave the Jewish people the Torah.  It is celebrated seven weeks after the first day of Passover.  It is also a thanksgiving for the wheat harvest.

Three stations were set up and students and their families moved betweeen them.  They were:

–  Flower making: this is a tradition on Shavuot to decorate one’s home, the synagogue and ...

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