News – Featured

1
Nov

Sir Zelman Cowen Public Speaking Competition

Domestic violence, belief in God, developing discipline, a world without religion, Genesis and the Big Bang … once again, the Sir Zelman Cowen Public Speaking Competition offered all students in Years 8 and 9 the opportunity to explore important themes while developing their oracy skills. The competition, which pays tribute to the memory of and is inspired by one of

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1
Nov

Science Talent Search Success!

Bialik students had astounding success at this year’s Science Talent Search – the annual, statewide competition run by Science Victoria. Individually, many students received kudos and as a school, Bialik was one of four winners of the Hugh McKnight Encouragement Award, received for how well the College scored across the competition. The following students won major bursary awards: Class 4A (whole

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31
Oct

Bialik Media Students Win Top Awards at Youth Film Festival

Following last week’s announcement that five of our VCE Media students’ films had been selected to screen at the Boroondara Youth Film Festival, we are thrilled to announce that three out of the four festival awards went to Bialik students! Wishing a huge mazel tov to Gid Aroni for winning Best Screenplay, Bailey Marr for winning Best Cinematography and Dion

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25
Oct

Farewell Class of 2018

On Friday 19 October, we said farewell to the Class of 2018. The students enjoyed a breakfast together in the Shuk, opened their time capsules which contained many memories from when they were in Year 7, shared a sentimental assembly with their Prep buddies who presented them with parting gifts and departed the school in the traditional Bialik way as

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25
Oct

Primary Chess Semi-Finals

The Rosenkranz Centre for Excellence and Achievement The Bialik College Primary School Chess team performed very well at the State Semi-Final Chess Tournament held at St Bridget’s Primary School in North Balwyn. Bialik tied for second place out of 12 competing schools, with over 110 students and have qualified for the State finals on 7 November. The team was led

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25
Oct

Year 12 Media Students Selected for Local Youth Film Festival

We’re very excited to announce that our Year 12 Media students, Gideon Aroni, Dion Fibishenko, Jordan Foulkes, Bailey Marr and Rikki Meyerson, have all had their films officially selected as part of the Boroondara Youth Film Festival. Their films will be screened at Lido Cinema at 2pm on Saturday, 27 October. Mazel tov to you all!

25
Oct

Year 9 Forensic Investigations Excursion

On Friday 12 October, the Year 9 STEM elective students visited the Genetic Technology Access Centre (GTAC). During their visit, the students were inspired in STEM, through exposure to contemporary life sciences knowledge and practices. They applied their STEM knowledge and skills in a variety of ways including animations, models, games and a practical investigation in which they generated theories and

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18
Oct

So Much To Celebrate In 2018

Celebration Evening took place on 18 October 2018 and, once again, it was a sensational celebration of all the things that make Bialik College special. Awards were presented to students for a host of outstanding achievements, and the audience was treated to energetic performances from our tremendously talented musicians, vocalists, drama students and dancers. In addition, the audience enjoyed compelling

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18
Oct

Tikkun Olam Starts for B’nei Mitzvah Group

As the Year 7 students embark on the final leg of their B’nei Mitzvah journey, the tikkun olam (repairing the world) component, they were privileged to hear from a panel of experts who have made tikkun olam part of their daily lives. As this unit of the B’nei Mitzvah program will see the students go out into the greater community to

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11
Oct

Spring Soiree Sets the Tone for the New Season

The final soiree for the year, the Spring Soiree, was held last night at the Victor Smorgon Hall in front of an appreciative audience. The night commenced with debut performances from both the Year 4 Band and the Year 5 Performance Band led by Sarah Trainor. Also featured were the ‘Take a Bow’ strings ensembles, the ‘Jungle Juice’ percussion ensemble

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