KDS Supports Rockwell Automation – On the Move

In a week that saw members of AI Robotics (formally Team Melbourne FRC) fly to Hawaii to compete in the regional FRC tournament held there, robotics activity continued on in Melbourne.

Rockwell Automation, alongside BAE Systems, and the Robert Feigin Memorial Trust, is one of the team’s most significant sponsors. They organised a showcase of what they do, over Tuesday and Wednesday last week. Attending, were representatives from numerous engineering companies, including CISCO, Unilever and GrainCorp. The event, called ‘Rockwell Automation ...

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Student Wellbeing Conference

King David hosted a highly successful Student Wellbeing Conference for our teaching staff as well as other across Victoria last week.

Dr Marc Brackett from Yale University was a keynote speaker and presented on the importance of emotional intelligence in life and school. Dr Brackett is the founder of the RULER program, which sits at the centre of the King David School Wellbeing Framework.

Walter Mikac also spoke at the Conference. He is co-founder of The Alannah & Madeline Foundation, which was ...

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The Kibbutz, the Oven, the Mud and Matzah

The students of the Junior School have been busy making a mud brick oven in Kibbutz.

And what do you need an oven for at this time of year? Baking Matzah of course. We hope to start baking this week and be soon enjoying our very own crunchy unleavened matzah. Most of the students said it was the best Kibbutz day ever and they were absolutely filthy.

Thank you to all parents who kindly washed their uniforms and had the students looking ...

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Year 6 Camp

Last week, Year 6 students went on an adventure camp for the entire week.  Below is a recount from three Year 6 students:
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My best moment of Year 6 camp: The Morning Hike (By Skyla )

On Wednesday morning all of  Year 6 woke up at the crack of dawn to go on a morning hike. We all got on the bus and soon arrived in Dromana. It was still dark and we could only see the outline of the ...

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Interfaith Cup

COn Thursday the 13 March, 10 Magid Campus Captains and Year 12 Jewish Life Captain, Joel, went to the Carlton Football Club for this year’s Interfaith Cup.

When we arrived at the venue, a Carlton representative, Ned showed us to a room set up with tables and chairs. There we met the three other schools, all from different religions. The day was all about learning about other religions and making new friends from different cultures.

To start of the day,an aboriginal man ...

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The 2014 King’s Carnival – a Huge Success

Once again, a big congratulations to everyone who contributed to the Fete this year and thank you for making the 2014 King’s Carnival the amazing success it was!

The day would not have been possible without our Sponsors and Donors. For a list of our Major Sponsors please click here

We also need to thank some extremely generous grandparents. To see a list of those bubbas and zaidas who contributed so significantly to the success of the day, please click Continue Reading →

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Senior Girls Volleyball Team – Grand Final Winners

The Senior Girls volleyball team added to the trophy cabinet yesterday afternoon as they won the EISM Championship defeating Oakleigh Grammar in a heart stopping Grand Final.

The girls came into the Final as rank outsiders however with TKDS spirit and inspirational words and strategies from coaches Randy and Kirsty they pulled off a fantastic victory.

Losing the first set narrowly, the girls seemed down and out midway through the second set however they dug deep and served particularly well and took ...

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Year 8 Creative Design Students – Design Challenge

Year 8 Creative Design students visited the National Gallery of Victoria for a special Design Challenge day in which students from different schools worked on various problem solving and design activities.

There were three tasks; the first was to create a life cycle of either wool or nylon. We had to show each step from start to finish including transportation and cleaning. Our second task was to create a bridge using toothpicks and gummy lollies. The bridge had to be strong ...

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Year 3 Students – Interactive Learning

On Thursday 13 March, the Year 3 students travelled to Scienceworks as part of our Unit of Inquiry topics, ‘Night and Day’ and ‘States of Matter’.

We experienced a ‘very cool’ liquid nitrogen demonstration to illustrate the properties of solids, liquids and gases. Students were amazed by the demonstrations in changes of states, which resulted in fog, froth and fun.  In the Planetarium, the students examined the path of the Sun and the tilt of the Earth to find out about ...

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Not Impossible Labs – Transforms Lives

Recently, students from Years 5 -8 were lucky enough to hear Elliot Kotek speak about his ventures. Elliot captivated us with his narrative and all students were deeply inspired by his work.

One of the things that inspired the students most, was the fact that he had such a similar childhood to all of us. Elliot grew up locally, attending a Jewish school and then went to Monash University. He earned degrees in Law and Science. After practicing Law for a ...

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