This week we undertook a three day trial of Digital Bialik, an online delivery of our entire Prep to Year 12 curriculum. The trial was a huge success. Every subject, from Maths to English, from PE to Music, and even our kitchen lessons took place online. Science was supported by our Laboratory Manager videoing science experiments at home, and even
Swimming, paddle boarding and bush walking – these were just some of the incredible adventures our Year 5s experienced on their camp. Enjoying the great outdoors, they had a fantastic time being active and learning at the same time.
The health and wellbeing of our students is at the core of everything we do at Bialik. On Friday 13 March, the Year 11 and 12 students had a Health and Wellbeing day, during which they had some fabulous and intriguing electives to choose from. There was dance, yoga, fitness to relieve stress, sex education around subjects like intimacy, cooking,
Mazel tov to our four Year 6 stars who swam at the Eastern Metropolitan Regional Championships and came home with a bronze medal in the 12/13 mixed freestyle relay. An absolutely amazing effort from Peri A, Ty J, Josh H and Max I!
Our annual Purim celebrations were full of joy, excitement, creative costumes and mitzvot. As usual, all students from Creche to Year 12, as well as staff, arrived at school dressed in crazy, kooky, fun and colourful costumes. Parents came to watch the fun, which included an ELC costume parade, games in the amphitheatre and the always popular Year 12 dance.
In its sixth year, Science Week at Bialik saw students engaging in a range of activities around the theme of ‘Science in Motion’. The ELC students investigated how neurons work to help them think and make connections by looking at and touching real brains. Students in the Primary School got friendly with a variety of Australian animals like Serendipity the
One of the most exciting projects of our Bnei Mitzvah program is when the students get to research their family trees. The Year 7 Bnei students dig into their roots with the help of representatives from the Australian Jewish Genealogical Society. The representatives spoke to the students about creating their family trees and gave them tips on how to conduct
A message from Dan Sztrajt, Assistant Principal (Jewish Life) For generations Jews around the world have celebrated the joyous festival of Purim by dressing up and wearing masks, just as Queen Ester masked her Jewish identity. As part of our mitzvah to hear the Megilah, we recount how Mordechai helped Ester hide her Jewish heritage in order to marry
On Wednesday 26 February, Bialik celebrated Rosh Chodesh (the first day) of the month of Adar. Traditionally, Adar is a month of festivities and joy and is also the month in which we celebrate Purim. Students throughout the school came to school with crazy hats and socks and there were fun activities for all.
Middle School STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) days are a challenging and fun way for students to expand their learning environment and collaborate with peers from other year levels. On February 26 and 27, the first STEM Days of the year were held and were a great success. Students collaborated in their teams to find bushfire solutions. They spent