News – Featured

25
Jun

Junior String Orchestra

The Junior String Orchestra, made up of students from Years 4-6, has been busy rehearsing in their individual Year levels over the last few months. In the last week of Term 2, they came together for the first time to play as an orchestra and to hear how all the pieces of the puzzle fit together. After working hard over

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25
Jun

All Aboard Bialik Airlines!

Here are some fun photos from the Primary School’s airport adventure, which took place in the last week of Term 2. The students showed their documents to Karen Friede – Customs Officer! Karen was assisted by her trusty Canine Customs Officer, Pluto. Once inside, the group was addressed by a Pilot who is also a parent at the school. They

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18
Jun

What’s on for the winter break?

Check out these great programs running on the Bialik campus during the holidays. Click on the image for more information.

18
Jun

Juggling Jackpot!

The first ever Bialik College Juggling Competition was held this week with representatives of each Year level from 5-11 attempting to take home the title of “Bialik’s Greatest Juggler”.  Upon returning from the prolonged absence from campus due to Covid-19, every student had the opportunity during Sport class to advance to the finals.  The representatives from each year level were

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15
Jun

Year 8s immersive study in medieval Japan

Our Year 8s have been studying medieval Japan this term, including learning about the life of a samurai warrior. Andreas Kammel, Makerspace Facilitator, conducted an interactive Kendo lesson. Kendo is a traditional Japanese martial art that was created when the age of the samurai was ending, as a way of preserving their culture and practices. Andreas demonstrated his use of

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11
Jun

The Impact of COVID-19 – A Message from Gary Velleman, Vice Principal

Given the success of Digital Bialik, the recent relaxation of restriction levels (with possibly more to come on 22 June) and a sense that life is beginning to head back to normal, it is time to reflect on what take away learnings we have of the intense COVID experience. For many, a focus has been (and rightly will remain) on

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11
Jun

Food and Fun In Humanities Class

During the final week of Digital Bialik, the 6B English and Humanities students had a screen break and took the opportunity to do some baking. The class are currently reading the book Sally’s Story. In this book, the main character Sally learns about her heritage and identity and so the students decided to look at food from their own various

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4
Jun

My Family Story Competition 2020

We are delighted to announce that Rebecca P has been selected as a winner of the My Family Story competition, run out of the Museum of the Jewish People at Beit Hatfutsot in Israel. Our Year 7 students have participated in this program for the past 10 years and we commend Rebecca for her accomplishment. The program, this year celebrating its 25th anniversary,

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18
May

Manhigut Neuroscience TEAM session with Jared Cooney Horvath

On Friday afternoon, 15 May 2020, the Years 4/5 Learning Hub would have been buzzing with excitement, as our Year 5s were due to engage in a fascinating Manhigut (Primary leaders) session with Jared Cooney Horvath, our Neuroscientist in residence. Instead, we held a dynamite on-line session with Jared on Microsoft TEAMS. The session was all about the brain’s plasticity.

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14
May

Online Storytime

Year 4 student Amelie K wrote a lovely narrative and read it online to a very engaged group of Year 1 students. Well done Amelie! Read Amelie’s story here. Here are some pictures the younger students drew in response to the story.