2013 Sports Assembly – Winter Season Year 7 to 12

Today, students from Years 7 to 12 assembled at the Rebecca Magid Centre for a Sports Assembly to celebrate the enormous success our sporting teams have enjoyed during the Winter Season.

The 2013 Sports Captains, Yoav Fisher and Remy Michelson introduced the Assembly as well as the special guest, Andrew Swallow, Captain of the North Melbourne Football Club . Andrew spoke about his journey to success as an elite athlete. He then presented all trophies and medals to each recipient together ...

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2013 Student Art Exhibition

Our 2013 Student Art Exhibition was held on Sunday 8 September at the Rebecca Magid Centre.

Student artwork from Prep to Year 12 was on display as well as media presentations from our Senior School students.

A high standard of creativity was on show and it is a credit to our students and our Visual Art and Media teaching staff.

Below is a copy of the address given by Ike Curtis, School Captain, when introducing the Media presentations.

I’m currently trying to maintain composure ...

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Our Senior Netball Team Triumphs!

The Senior Girls Netball team had a fantastic win against the undefeated Donvale Christian College in the Grand Final on Wednesday.

The girls showed wonderful team spirit and supported each other over the four quarters to win the game 25-16. Great skill was shown through the centre and our strong defence allowed the team to get the ball down to our goal shooters, who scarcely missed a goal.

Congratulations to the whole team, in particular, Ella Sandler who was chosen by the ...

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King David a Winner at B'nai B'rith Competition

Our students excelled at the B’nai B’rith Youth Competition on Sunday last weekend.

The competition is open to Jewish Youth aged 11 to 18 years.

The quality of the artwork at the Exhibition was extremely high and included work from our students, ranging from Years 5 to 12.

The following students were awarded prizes and we wish them all mazal tov. A special congratulations to Marco Fink who graduated VCE last year, for being awarded the top prize: the Morrie Gold Memorial Award ...

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School of Champions!

A wonderful season of sport for the students of Years 8 & 9.  Six out of seven teams made it through to the Grand Final (last game of the season).

Champions: Boys Touch Rugby & Girls Netball

Runners Up: Girls and Boys Table Tennis, Girls and Boys Basketball

Drew Solewicz
Sports Manager

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Students Attend Melbourne Writer's Festival

On Wednesday, 28 August, selected students from Years 6-8 went on an excursion to the Melbourne Writer’s Festival.

We listened to a series of well-known authors, such as Scott Westerfeld and Justine Larbalestier. All of the authors presented their work and told us about their journeys as writers, as well as tips on the process of making a good book.

The talks included ‘Stamp of a Vamp’ where the Year 7 and 8 students learned about monsters, vampires and ghosts in literature, ...

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Seussical – Brilliantly Entertaining

The much loved world of Dr Seuss came to life in an explosion of colour and sound in the Years 7 to 12 musical, Seussical the Musical.

Five sparkling performances were staged over four nights this week and showcased the musical and acting talents of students in Years 7 to 12. Directed by Laura Rickhuss, Head of Theatre and Productions, KDS has once more set the benchmark for outstanding musical theatre.

Adam Yee, Music Director, conducted an orchestra composed of current students, ...

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Year 1 Students Visit Batei Knesset

As part of their Jewish Studies unit on Synagogues, the Year 1 students visited 3 Batei Knesset (Shules) last Thursday.

They began at St Kilda Shule with Rabbi Glassman, then to Caulfield Shule with Rabbi Genende and then on to Temple Beth Israel with Rabbi Gersh. They loved hearing stories and traditions from each Rabbi and were highly engaged when learning about each structure of the Shule.

The excursion consolidated the learning they did in class and enriched their understanding of the ...

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Physics Students Tour the Australian Synchrotron

Recently, the Year 12 Physics class spent a day at the Australian Synchrotron, one of the world’s most advanced machines next door to Monash University in Clayton.

The synchrotron, which is about the same size as a football field, accelerates electrons to near light-speed, creating intense beams of light that are a million times brighter than our Sun. The light produced has unique features that offers new possibilities for industrial and applied reasearch. As an example, the Australian biotech company Biota ...

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Year 7 and 8 Students Play Forensic Scientists

Enrichment students attended a workshop on Forensics on Tuesday 13 August at the CSIRO.

They were given the opportunity to process, analyse and interpret evidence to solve a crime. Some of the techniques they were involved with were facial identification, matching ballistics, DNA analysis, splatter analysis, chromatography, dental X-rays, etc.

Not only were the students highly engaged in the hands on activities, but they extended their scientific knowledge though the process. This excursion links to the unit on Genetics currently being studied ...

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