News – Featured

21
Nov

Yom Manhigut 2019

Yom Manhigut (Leadership Day) took place on Friday 15 November and was a day full of activities, excitement and fun. The day started with a session on the importance of Public Speaking by our one-and-only Deb Farago. The art of Public Speaking is an important skill to develop and acquire and a skill that will stay with our students for

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21
Nov

Bialik College Parents’ Association CVS Lane Golf Day 2019

On Friday 15 November, golfing legends united at 7.15 am for the official registration at The Cranbourne Golf Club for the start of the CVS Lane Bialik College Golf Day. The Year 4 and 5 Kitchen Program at the College had baked an assortment of muffins that golfers ate for breakfast, along with some snacks from Kez’s Kitchen, fruit from

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14
Nov

STEM Day for Middle School Focuses on Homelessness

The Years 7, 8 and 9 STEM Day focused on homelessness, understanding what it is, developing empathy and coming up with solutions. Students heard from a guest speaker who developed the Ask Izzy mobile website to help people experiencing homelessness to find services. They also heard from another speaker who had been homeless before. The students then worked in various

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14
Nov

Victorian School Music Festival

Historic Festival Debut! On Thursday 7 November, members of the Year 5 and 6 Orchestral Program attended the Victorian Schools Band Festival for the very first time in Bialik music history. The students, under the baton of Sarah Trainor, have been preparing their pieces since the beginning of the year and finally got the opportunity to play in front of

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7
Nov

Windows Into Children’s Thinking Installation 2019

On Wednesday 6 November, the Windows Into Children’s Thinking installation was opened in the ELC. The event attracted over 150 visitors, many of them educators from other schools who were all inspired by the groundbreaking learning and documentation of our school. Windows Into Children’s Thinking is an incredible interactive display of the growth of children’s learning, thinking and curiosity from

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31
Oct

Science Talent Search Stars

Congratulations to all the students who submitted entries to the Science Talent Search competition, which took place over the past few months. The following students were awarded bursaries at an award ceremony held on 28 October: Kiera E, Year 6; Rebecca P, Year 7; Leon P, Year 10; Eden G, Year 9; Vanessa R, Year 9 Eden and Vanessa wrote

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30
Oct

Sir Zelman Cowen Public Speaking Competition 2019

Anti-Semitism, climate change, happiness, immortality and Jewish humour were just some of the topics explored at the Sir Zelman Cowen Public Speaking Competition on Tuesday 29 October. The 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

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24
Oct

Creche Kids Explore the Campus

At Bialik, we are lucky to have a beautiful campus with lots of stunning green areas and students of all ages to meet and greet. The Creche children are naturally curious and enjoy regular adventures around the grounds, during which they explore the smells and sights of the gardens, play in the fresh air and garner the attention and adoration

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23
Oct

Farewell Class of 2019

Last week, we said goodbye to the Class of 2019. It was an exciting and emotional day and we wish them luck as they now prepare for their exams and for whatever wonderful things their futures hold. The day began with a delicious breakfast in the Shuk for the entire cohort, after which the students gathered in the Mifgash to

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17
Oct

Bialik’s Etgar Program is Flying High

The first Etgar session this term took flight with a group of students looking at coding and robots. The students flew a drone through reception and into Principal Jeremy’s office so he could have a turn too! These little drones are safe for indoor use and fully codable and, of course, lots of fun for students.