News – Featured

5
Mar

Bnei Students Look Back at Their Roots

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

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5
Mar

Purim – A time for wearing masks.

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

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27
Feb

Crazy Hat Day to Celebrate the Month of Joy!

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.

27
Feb

Years 7, 8 and 9 STEM Day: Fire Response

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

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20
Feb

Year 7 Camp – the adventure of a lifetime!

While on the camp, students have been participating in surfing, kayaking, art/sand sculpting, an Indigenous Cultural Walk and a full day hike, to name a few activities. The Year 7 camp is a non-stop outdoor adventure that leaves students with memories that last a lifetime!

20
Feb

Year 8s Art Exploration

On Wednesday 19 Feb, Year 8 Art students spent an immersive morning at the Heide Museum of Modern Art. During their visit, students undertook nature drawing in the gardens and attended a guided tour of a contemporary, digitally interactive visual installation.

13
Feb

Tree-surfing challenge

Last week, a group of Year 10 students participated in a tree-surfing excursion. This day was designed to take students out of their comfort zone, test their resilience and help them develop an awareness of self and others while facing personal challenges through teamwork.

13
Feb

Year 5 Manhigut (Primary Leaders)

At Bialik College the Manhigut (peer leadership) Program provides every Year 5 student with the opportunity to work in a team on a portfolio of their choosing. There are six leadership portfolios to choose from: Jewish Life & Zionism, The Arts, Assembly, School Culture, Science & Sustainability and Media. Students take on these leadership roles in an endeavour to increase their

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6
Feb

Welcome Back to School 2020

It’s been an exciting start to the school year and students are already jumping head-first into their activities, studies and friendship groups. It was fantastic to see so many smiling faces pouring through the gates, bringing the campus back to life! There is so much to look forward to this year, including watching the newest addition to the Bialik family

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11
Dec

ELC Mini Library

Last week Principal Jeremy opened our ‘Mini Library’ and the students were very excited to share their thoughts about this fun book-swap addition to the ELC: “Everyone in our community can use it.“ “It has to be like this. You get a book and return a book.“ “Please donate a book so people can read a book.“ “Please respect the

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