After five weeks of learning the prescribed spelling words some of the Year 4, 5 and 6 students participated in in-class spelling competitions. By process of elimination two students were selected from each year level to participate in the Spelling bee competition held at Guildford Grammar School on Wednesday 30 August. Congratulations to the following students who participated ...

Yr 11 student Avi Margolis has been awarded the prestigious Pierre de Courbertin award 2017. Pierre de Courbertin was the founder of the modern Olympic Games (1896). His vision was to create a worldwide sporting competition with values of fairness and sportsmanship at its core. The Australian Olympic Committee present the Pierre de Courbertin Award to a number of students in Au ...

On August 14 the year 5’s visited Fremantle prison. They were taken around the prison by the tour guides. They learned a lot about the life in prison for the early convicts. They even got to feel what it was like to be locked away – for a few seconds. After the tour we walked to the promenade to have lunch and a play in the park. The day was thoroughly enjoyed by all. ...

Year 6 students spent a fun and educational day with the Israeli Madrichim who were in Perth to run the Zionist seminars. They learned all about different aspects of Israel through games, songs and dances as well as made humus to eat with pita.  ...

The Kindy students came to work in the High School Art Room to make ceramic honey pots for Rosh Hashana. They followed Morah Leanne’s instructions to roll and join coils of clay to build up their pots, finishing with a lid and handle. Morah Leanne was VERY impressed with their ability to build their pots as it take strong hand muscles to do this technique. Morah Leanne loved ...

On a Friday morning the Prep children go on a weekly nature walk which allows them to spend time in the native bushland across the road from the high school in Breckler Park. Some positive comments were: ‘ This is the best part of the week.’ ‘We going into the secret hide out.’ ‘I love our nature walk.’ ‘I liked seeing the spider eat the ant.’ ...

On Tuesday approximately 20 ECU students visited the Ashley Schaffer Early Learning Centre to view the various classroom environments and explore how they impact the learners. They were very impressed by the opportunities for critical and creative thinking, collaboration and communication amongst our youngest students. Morah Dionne spoke to the students to share how her engagin ...

On Wednesday 22 August the Carmel Chess Team represented our school at the IPSHA Inter School Chess Tournament held at St Marks. All the members of the team played skilfully and showed great sportsmanship. Thank you to Nicki Resnick for helping us on the day. ...

In last week’s Australian Magazine, Nikki Gemmel bemoaned a generation whose brains are being eroded by too much smart phone usage. Addiction to phones is a cause of declining worker productivity as workers cannot withstand the power of the perpetual newsfeed with the average person spending a staggering 9 hours per day glued to their screen. Nikki wrote of her recent ‘digital ...

The Year 11 students were the beneficiaries of our partnership with the Paraplegic Benefit Fund of Western Australia this week. They had Rob Pyke share his story, which was both thought provoking and emotion for our students. As an 18 year old Rob and several of his mates made a series of poor decisions – truancy, driving motor vehicles above the speed limit and failing to adju ...