The Rosenkranz Centre for Excellence and Achievement This week, two teams of Bialik students participated in the annual Year 7 Da Vinci Decathlon, held at St Leonard’s in Brighton. The Da Vinci Decathlon is an academic interschool gala day run in the spirit of an Olympic Decathlon, with events of an academic nature. The disciplines in which the students competed
Listening Is Not The Same As Hearing Hearing refers to the sounds that you hear, whereas listening requires more than that: it requires focus. Listening means paying attention not only to the story, but how it is told, the use of language and voice, and how the other person uses their body. In other words, it means being aware of
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Tanya Cherny as Foundation Director for the school’s philanthropic Foundation, B’Yachad. Along with the recent appointment of Foundation Co-Chairs, Michael Carp and Stacey Dodge, the creation of this new role signifies the school’s commitment to ensuring the continuity of Jewish Education. Affordability of Jewish education remains at the forefront of Bialik’s Strategic
On Wednesday 15 May, Kinder 3 Aleph visited the science laboratory for an intriguing lesson about rocks. They had a stimulating discussion about where rocks come from and how they are formed. The students were wondrous and inquisitive and asked lots of questions. It was very exciting to be in the ‘big school’ science lab!
The Year 8 Stem Elective went to Scienceworks to learn to use MaKey MaKey, an invention kit that allows users to replace keys on a computer keyboard with any object. With this, students will create video games on Scratch, in which players will have to move around on their feet to play the game.
Looking for something to do after school? Here are some of the programs running from our Sports Centre in Term 2. Click the images for more information. Hoopsmart SoccerWise SoccerWise (Kinder) Swimming
On Tuesday 7 May, the Mazkirut hosted an inspiring Pink Ribbon breakfast, raising just under $3000 for the National Breast Cancer Foundation’s lifesaving medical research. With 1 in 7 Australians affected by breast cancer, so many in our community are affected. Thank you to all who supported the breakfast.
On Thursday 9 May, we celebrated Israel’s 71st birthday with an incredible, Guinness-World-Record-breaking feat. Bialik College students and staff gathered together to create the world’s largest human menorah. It took 1048 students from the ELC through to the Senior School, as well as teachers and staff to form the shape of the menorah – what an exciting experience for all
Well done to all the students from Years 7 to 11 who participated in the Melbourne University School Mathematics Competition. Students completed a paper solving challenging problems that allowed them to deepen their mathematical understanding and showcase their creativity in solution making. It was a empowering day that inspired students and teachers while providing opportunities for deep and meaningful learning
On Yom Ha’Shoah we commemorated those precious lives lost in the Holocaust and we celebrated the survivors. We thank the family and friends who joined us for our Yom Ha’Shoah assemblies. The Year 4 and 5 students were privileged to see a wonderful production that captures survivors’ stories for generations to come, which was transmitted through headphones for a solemn