Art is an integral part in everybody’s day to day life, whether it’s in the clothes we wear, furniture we use or art we create, we can all agree that art is an incredibly important part of who we are and how we present ourselves to the world. As art is such a vital entity, it is fundamental that we have great art teachers. Luckily for us at AVѧԺ, we are blessed with on ...

We warmly welcome Sam Hall to the Carmel community as our new Year 5.2 teacher! Sam says he was drawn to AVѧԺ for its strong commitment to academic excellence and holistic education. “AVѧԺ emphasises both rigorous academics and the development of students' character and values. It provides a supportive environment for educators passionate about making a diffe ...

Welcome to Brigette Lisani! Brigette completed her second-year practicum at Carmel Primary School and enjoyed work as a relief team member last year. We are delighted have her on board as our new Year 1.2 teacher. Brigette loves AVѧԺ for its strong ethos, wonderful people and great community. She is very much looking forward to celebrating Purim soon! Here are some mo ...

Mazal tov to AVѧԺ’s Teacher of Jewish Studies, Hebrew and Food Technology, Shohan Taub for securing one of only 10 available Australian scholarships to the Torah L’Am course. This 12-week course, developed by the London School of Jewish Studies (LSJS), has never been offered in Australia before. In partnership with Lead at the Jewish Leadership Council UK (Lead - Insp ...

We recently connected with Jordan Saddik (OKC 2016) at a very exciting time in his life! Jordanand his business partnerhave just launcheda web-based platform where users can create and share events - called Envited. Read more about Jordan's impressive journey below. What year did you graduate from AVѧԺ? 2016 What did you enjoy most about attending Carmel Sch ...

We re-connected with Jessica Bricker (OKC 2013) who has been very busy helping to make the world a better place since graduating from Carmel. Now living in Israel, Jessica’s journey so far is inspirational, and she has wise advice to share with our current Carmel students. Where did you study and work in the years after AVѧԺ and before making aliyah? I studied for a ...

There is something particularly special about AVѧԺ graduates walking back through our gates as AVѧԺ teachers. Blake Segler, Old Kid Carmel (OKC) 2009, returns this year as our new High School Mathematics/Science Teacher and is excited to be working within the AVѧԺ community once again. Blake says he has always had an interest in all areas of science. ...

We recently caught up with OKC Sarah Marcuson, Dorot Carmel 2013. Sarah is enjoying much success, achieving her filmmaking dreams with her documentary A Holy Duty, now screening as part of the Jewish International Film Festival. What experience most sticks out in your mind from your AVѧԺ days? I think my favourite memory from Carmel was leading on Camp Kef. It was my ...

Len Butler, our much-loved veteran teacher of 23 years, retires as the 2021 school year draws to a close. We will miss him hugely! As is the way with AVѧԺ students and teachers, those who leave often come back. In this case, our OKC Sarah-Lee Meisels takes over the Year 5 teaching baton from Len for 2022. As Len says, “I taught Sarah-Lee when she was in Year 7 in 2002 ...

What experience most sticks out in your mind from your Carmel days? Though it’s hard to pick just one experience from my whole life’s worth of Carmel memories, the fondest will always be recess and lunch with my friends. I was privileged to have amazing girls in my year level and every day was filled with laughter. You have just completed your Fine Arts degree. At School you ...