News

14
Nov

Bnei Students Bring Smiles to Montefiore Residents

This week, a group of Year 7 Bnei Mitzvah students visited Montefiore Homes as part of their tikkun olam (repairing the world) rotation. They spent time talking to the residents and entertaining them. A thoroughly enjoyable afternoon was had by all.

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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7
Nov

Bialik Student Accepted to Melbourne Theatre Company Youth Scholarship Course

We are delighted to announce that Year 9 Drama student, Gilad G, was nominated and accepted into the Melbourne Theatre Company Betty Amsden Youth Scholarship Course.  Gilad spent a day last month at the MTC headquarters meeting with like-minded students from across Victoria who shared their passion for theatre and performance.  This is the first time that a Bialik student

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31
Oct

Year 5 and 6 Students Make Bialik a Little Bit Greener

During the Year 5 and 6 STEM Day in July, the Carbon Footprint group proposed we plant more trees on the Bialik campus and came up with suggestions for where to plant them. Four students worked with Simon Gemmill and Pete Jowett to choose trees and plant them. On October 30, the plans finally came to fruition and the group planted

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31
Oct

Art Session at Emmy Monash Brightens the Day

In addition to the Tikkun Olam program that the Year 7 cohort are immersed during Term 4, a group of Year 7 students joined some lovely residents from Emmy Monash for an art session yesterday using clay. The experience was very enriching for the students and residents alike. They created some beautiful pieces of art whilst chatting and laughing together.

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31
Oct

Year 10 ‘Mastery Of Self’ Leadership Elective

During their Identity and Leadership elective, ‘Mastery of Self’ in Terms 2 and 3,  Year 10s explored the effects of mindset on their work, relationships and motivations. Awareness of self and others, resilience to difficult situations as well as effective communication were also covered. The students were very proud of their accomplishments and this week, they were presented with a

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31
Oct

Prep and Year 1 Family Maths Games

On Thursday 24 October we welcomed our Prep and Year 1 families for an evening of Maths Games, including Go Fish, Sum Duel and Tactix. There was air of excitement in the Mifgash as families played the games and compared winning strategies. We thank our families for engaging in this evening and for fostering a love of mathematics. All games

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31
Oct

MathsCraft Student Workshop and Beat The Box Challenge

The Rosenkranz Centre for Excellence and Achievement. MathsCraft Student Workshop On Friday 25 October, three students from Year 7 together with Maths teacher Mr Vanara Jone, participated in MathsCraft Student Workshop at Ruyton Girls’ School. The morning was centred around the questions, “How does a mathematician think about and solve problems?” and, “What does doing maths look like?”. The four representatives from Bialik

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