Purim – Junior School

Southwick students had a very memorable day celebrating the festival of Purim. Various activities revolved around the fulfilment of Purim mitzvot and included parading beautiful Purim costumes and baking hamentaschen.

Mishloach Manot- Food Gifts for Friends
All students baked Hamentaschen and prepared Mishloach Manot bags for another person in his/her class.

Matnot L’Evyonim- Gifts to the Needy
Very Special Kids (VSK) came to tell our students about their organisation and The Piggy Bank Appeal. Students made tzedakah boxes and have until Friday, ...

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Purim – Senior School

Senior School students had an action-packed day incorporating all the Purim mitzvot and contributing to the festive atmosphere.

Matanot L’Evyonim – Gifts to the Needy
The Year 9’s heard a presentation by IMPACT for Women, and then worked to make gift baskets for victims of domestic violence. The school community should be proud of this great mitzvah – there were piles and piles of toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, body wash and deodorant that were then brought to women and children who ...

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Top of Class

John Reed (Class of 2012) has been shortlisted for “Top Class” as part of the VCE Season of Excellence.

This highly prestigious program recognises outstanding VCE performing arts talent in the State and John’s monologue exam which he completed as part of his Theatre Studies course has been nominated.

Mazel Tov John!

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Team Melbourne

Team Melbourne, the only active First Robotics Competition team in Melbourne, was part of a series of demonstration matches held recently at the Sydney Music Festival, The Big Day Out. The event attracted upwards of 65,000 people, providing ample opportunity for the four students and teacher from The King David School to showcase the work put in during an 11 week build season in 2012. Five other teams from Sydney and Tasmania were also present in the day long event.

The ...

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Back to School Service

All students from Years 6 to 12 attended the Back to School Service at Temple Beth Israel on Thursday, 14 February to mark the beginning of the School’s 36th academic year.

Many parents of student leaders and Year 12 students were also present to witness student leaders and Year 12 students being inducted.

It was an opportunity to spiritually prepare for the year ahead and give thanks for the many opportunities that being a student at The King David School provides.
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Prep Students' First Day

Last Friday was a very important day for our Prep students and their families as they started their first school day.

Students spent a few hours, getting to know their teacher and classroom as well as the other students who they will spend this year with, on an exciting learning adventure.

The Prep Orientation Day is designed to give the Prep students the space to explore their new surroundings as Year 1 and Year 2 students only started the school year on ...

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School Uniforms in Zambia

Mathew Jacobson, my Dad, has been collecting King David School uniforms and giving them to poor schools in Zambia as part of his work with the Dūcere Foundation.

My dad, my mum, my sister Cara and I went to Zambia and helped give all the uniforms out to schools there. The kids in Zambia were very happy with what we brought them.

Most of the uniforms that we gave out went to the Linda Community School. Linda Community School helps orphans and ...

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Creative Excellence and Outstanding Talent Acknowledged!

Marco Fink has journeyed through the Visual Arts at TKDS and achieved the pinnacle in his VCE year (2012) by having the extremely high standard of his work, along with his unique vision recognized and acknowledged as outstanding from a field of all VCE students in the State,.

This resulted in Marco”s work being chosen for the prestigious VCE Season of Excellence in not only one category but two.

Marco”s work will be showcased in Top Arts as well as Top Screen. ...

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Year 7 Orientation Day

After a successful Orientation Day, the Year 7 students were joined by their parents and siblings in the library on Friday for afternoon tea.

This event was hosted by Russell Kaplan and Michele Bernshaw and was a great opportunity for existing families to meet with new families and welcome them to the School.

There were many excited new students who reported to have had a “great first day”.

These students have come from more ...

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