OUR MOUNT SCOPUS FOUNDATION 1987- TODAY
Our Highlights and Achievements
Over the past 36 years the Mount Scopus Foundation has raised over $64 million dollars to support the programs and facilities of the school.
- Foundation hosts more than 1,200 guests at the Together in Israel celebration, including His Excellency, President of Israel, Isaac Herzog.
- Milestone number of gifts go towards the Foundation, which assists the school in offering Ulpan support and a new bursary to keep kids at Scopus called Gesher.
- The ‘Alter Family School of Jewish Studies and Ivrit’ was proudly dedicated in honour of the Alter Family’s longstanding support and involvement at Scopus.
- The Hamakom dedicated in memory of Dalia Pizmony.
- Weinman Levy Oval at Gandel Besen House.
- Prep Inquiry Area at Gandel Besen House dedicated by Ann and Arnold Singer.
- Creation of the Leon Liberman Memorial Bursaries by the Lee Liberman Family.
- New building for Smorgon Family Primary School at Gandel Campus.
- The Kikar of Smorgon Family Primary School dedicated by the Roslyn and Richard Rogers Family.
- New furniture, refurbishment and air-conditioning for Secondary School.
- Integrated landscaping, new recreational and sporting areas at every campus
- A focused appeal, generously supported by the College’s major benefactors, provided the ability to minimise fee increases and to offer additional bursaries.
- Kitchen Garden Project Primary students learn to grow vegetables, fruits and herbs and to prepare and serve healthy meals.
- ‘5 year – $8,000,000’ Capital Campaign launched by the Hon.Peter Costello, Federal Treasurer
- Baker Family Cafeteria.
- George and Gita Smorgon Sports Complex
- Rita and Sam Kras Basketball Centre
- Kras Payes Weinman Recreation Centre
- Jenny and Noel Levin Sports Pavilion
- Lustig and Moar Aquatic Centre
- Margie and Michael Small Tennis Centre
- Jack Skolnik Oval
- The Gandel Family gift provided for extensive and widespread refurbishment, new biology and primary computer laboratories and upgrading of all technology. In appreciation, the Burwood Campus was dedicated as the Gandel Campus.
- Dedication of the Susie and Eric Stock Drama Studio.
- Extended PE/sport facilities housing the Shafir Family Fitness Centre
- New science and art facilities, dedicated by the Alter, Hansky and Lubansky families.
- Five modular classrooms added to Smorgon Family Primary School.
- $3,769,000 disbursed to College for tuition fee assistance.
- Mount Scopus College Foundation launched by Prime Minister Bob Hawke.