On Monday the 18th June, I was delighted to welcome 16 Prep 1 students accompanied by Janine Cohen, Andy Kristal and Claudia Finocchiaro to the Sylvia and Harry Hoffman Library in the High School.The purpose of the visit was to familiarize the little historians with the History of Carmel School from February 1957, when the first Kindy class was started with 17 pupils, at the ti ...

Our exemplary Year One practitioner, Michelle Scher, was recently invited to showcase how she encouraged “Learning About Weather Through Inquiry," after the work she was doing with her students, using this approach was recognised as outstanding. The ways in which Mrs Scher facilitated discovery and learning with her students, was documented and published in the latest Associati ...

A group of our Year 12 Chemistry students attended the annual Titration Stakes held at Curtin University on the evening of Tuesday 19th June. The event, is a great opportunity for students who enjoy Chemistry to develop their practical skills. The three Carmel teams comprised, Joel Mierowsky, Kaylee Molin, Olivia Walters, Jason Fasser, Yannai Goldberg, Teagan Joffe, Aaron Grolm ...

Week Ten, Term Two, has seen the launch of Carmel School’s inaugural reading week, co-ordinated by the English Department. The purpose of this week is to encourage reading across the high school and each day sees activities held over recess and lunch, centred around the promotion of books. Activities have included a Book Swap station, where students are encouraged to bring in f ...

Year 9 Humanities and Social Science students enjoyed a spirited performance on Tuesday by Brett Hunt from Troubie, in his production Fightin’ the Kaiser, a one – man vaudevillian melodrama incorporating the songs, poems, letters, anecdotes, reportage and reminiscences of the ANZACS. He plays Gassy, a wounded vet eternally inhabiting the no man’s land of a veteran’s hospital. H ...

Dr. Lisa Yablon, daughter of Marilyn and Michael Meyer, and a former student of Carmel School, was recently selected by her peers as a “Rising Star” in the 2018 edition of the New York Times Magazine’s list of “Super Doctors”. Super Doctors is a listing of outstanding doctors from more than 40 medical specialties who have attained a high degree of peer recognition or profession ...

What started as an idea to get students to read Alan Dershowitz’s book “The Case for Israel’ ahead of his visit to Perth, Morah Shula’s Book Club has now become an ingrained part of the High School Carmel experience. Over 15 students signed up to read "The Case for Israel", leading to a lunchtime discussion of favourite chapters and vital lessons learnt from the readings. The C ...

On Wednesday 23 May, Kindy, Prep, Year 1 and Year 3 students joined together for the National Simultaneous Storytelling opportunity. All schools across Australia were encouraged to read the story Hickory Dickory Dash. The students overwhelmingly voted that the story was a “thumbs up” and they really enjoyed engaging with the book as a group. Hopefully this experience will encou ...

Year 7 students are currently learning about decimals in Mathematics lessons. Last week they were given the opportunity to play a game of Decimal Connect Four, where they could use their number skills to block their opponent and win the game. Mrs Walsh Mathematics Teacher ...

On Tuesday 29 May, twenty Year 6 student leaders accompanied Mrs Fisher and Mrs Higginbottom to the IPSHA Ecumenical Service at Kingsway Christian College. Over 300 students participated in this event which explored how students could influence their world by colouring it with their particular special quality or talent. Our Carmel students were the consummate ambassadors as the ...