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Last week the Years 10 and 11 students had the privilege of listening to an address by former Navy Seal, Chandler Comerford. Chandler spoke about individuals being ‘Capable of More Than You Think You Are’. He also spoke about a number of key components to successful teams, most notably commitment and fellowship. We hope students gained an insight into the organisation, training ...

Upon meeting Rachel, one is immediately taken by her warm, bubbly nature. Reflective, self aware but never self indulged, Rachel exudes a fun loving joie de vivre that is infectious! With a strong Twyman bent towards sports and fitness, Rachel still manages to find the time to dance, read and work hard in school. She is looking forward to learning art and history in High School ...

Becoming Bar or Bat Mitzvah is a seminal and special time for Jewish children. At Carmel School we love to be a part of the celebratory milestone, giving each student their own Rosh Hashana Machzor as a gift and making them feel special by writing about their achievements in our e-newsletter, Kesher.  Some students choose to celebrate and become Bar Mitzvah at Carmel, which is ...

Over the course of the last two weeks, High School students sadly had cause to commemorate two tragic events. On Monday 29 October, we gathered for tehillim, kaddish and a few words from Mr Lawrence, to pay our respects to the victims of the shooting in Pittsburgh. The sombre occasion reminded us that even though we are separated by thousands of kilometres, the Jewish nation ...

Students from Kindy to Year 9 participated together in a Mega Challah Bake on the oval as part of the Shabbat Project 2019. This event was generously sponsored by the Kosher Providore and we are truly grateful to them.Students braided their dough ready to take home to bake in honour of Shabbat. There was great ruach on the oval where students danced together and enjoyed the tim ...

Last week I conducted a 'Leader In Me' Growth Workshop with the Year 5 cohort of 2018. From the start the students indicated an insightful understanding of what makes a good leader. They immersed themselves in activities, which helped them to understand how different people have different strengths which they can use to take the lead in different situations. They completed self ...

Last week our Years 6 to 11 students headed to Mullaloo Beach for the annual Beach Lightning Carnival. The Carnival is part of our Year 6 transition to High School, providing the kids the opportunity to meet their Mentor Groups and teachers in a fun-filled environment. Students began the day with a chance to showcase their individual or team talents in the Biathlon. Here, stu ...

Earlier this week, Year 11 student Aviva B, together with Morah Shirley, shared their recent March of the Living journey with a large, appreciative audience. Aviva related her reasons for going, highlights of the trip and what she has gained from the experience. This was coordinated with a moving PowerPoint presentation that Aviva had compiled. ...

The past few weeks have been a trying time for our people. The events in Pittsburgh sent shock waves throughout Jewish communities across the world, as we grappled with the most deadly and overt anti-Semitic attack in US history. The response of the community did not confine itself to shock. Instead these events became a catalyst for strengthening, an opportunity to unify the ...

Staffing for the Year 10 Shorashim trip to Israel in 2019 has been finalised. The teachers accompanying Mr Lawrence and the group are  Mrs Kagan, Ms Mullahey and Mr Duthie. We are delighted with the team that has been assembled and they look forward to sharing this wonderful experience with our students. ...