News

7
May

Jewish High School Maths Competition

Three Year 11 students, Eliza S, Jaime O and David L, elected to participate in the International Jewish High School Mathematics Competition earlier this year. Congratulations to all three students who shined amongst the 1000 students that participated from 50 schools located on 6 different continents. The competition involved a gruelling online examination of fifteen questions testing their content knowledge

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30
Apr

A Week of Commemoration, recognition and, ultimately, great celebration

CLICK ON IMAGE ABOVE TO VIEW GALLERY The first day of Term 2 was dedicated to commemorating Yom Ha’Shoah, with special assemblies for the Primary, Middle and Senior Schools, as well as engaging sessions in the mifgash. As is tradition at Bialik, we were lucky enough to be joined by grandparents and special friends of the community who survived the

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30
Apr

National Schools Constitutional Convention 2018

CLICK ON IMAGE ABOVE TO VIEW GALLERY In March I was given the honourable opportunity to participate in the 3 day National Schools Constitutional Convention in Canberra. The topic for the Convention was Section 44 of the Constitution, which lists the grounds for who may become a candidate for election to Parliament. We heard from inspiring speakers, spoke to senators,

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30
Apr

Year 4s Discover Australia’s Indigenous History

CLICK ON IMAGE ABOVE TO VIEW GALLERY Today the Year 4 cohort visited the Koorie Heritage Trust where they were introduced to Melbourne’s Aboriginal and early settlement history along the Birrarung Marr Yarra Precinct. The students explored the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Program to gain a deeper understanding of our indigenous people and historical changes that have taken place

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30
Apr

Anzac Day at Bialik

CLICK ON IMAGE ABOVE TO VIEW GALLERY This week’s Anzac Day assemblies gave all students in Years 2 to 12 insight into the heroics of the soldiers – both fallen and living – who have made Australia proud. Exploring the life of brave Jewish soldier Sir John Monash, the military involvement of Native Australians in conflict and more, the day

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30
Apr

Going Green for Earth Day

CLICK ON IMAGE ABOVE TO VIEW GALLERY To celebrate Earth Day, Bialik Mazkirut made healthy smoothies that were out of this world! All students from Years 2 to 12 came dressed in green and made gold coin donations to Environment Victoria, an organization that promotes a safe climate and a sustainable future.

15
Apr

Message from Ian Poyser, Head of Middle School and Assistant Principal – Pastoral Care – April 2018

Yesterday saw the Commemoration of ANZAC day with the Dawn Service, the March and a series of sporting games across the day. A solemn day for some but a moving tribute to those who fought to keep Australia safe. At Bialik, we had our own ANZAC Service the day before with separate assemblies for the Primary, Middle and Senior Schools.

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29
Mar

Winning Artworks

Congratulations to Mischa B (Year 7) for winning the Year 7 – 9 Award for her ceramic work at the With One Brush art competition. With One Brush took place during the In One Voice Jewish arts and culture festival, held in Elsternwick earlier this month. Students from all the Jewish Schools submitted entries, along with a wonderfully curated selection of artworks from Bialik students. This

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29
Mar

Bialik Artwork on Display at The Jewish Museum of Australia

On 20 March, Principal Jeremy Stowe-Lindner attended the opening of the Jewish Museum’s Evolving Identities exhibition, which features work by current and former students of Bialik College. Evolving Identities is part of a permanent exhibition at the museum, Calling Australia Home and explores the question, “What does it mean to be Jewish in Australia today?” The exhibition shows some of the outstanding student

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29
Mar

Primary and Middle School Athletics

CLICK ON IMAGE ABOVE TO VIEW GALLERY Last week, the Primary and Middle School students teamed up for the most ruach-filled athletics carnival to date! What a great day out on the track.