Senior School

29
Apr

Yom Ha’atzmaut 2020

This year we celebrated Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israeli’s 72nd birthday, like never before, physically apart but together in spirit. Students from Creche to Year 12 got involved in various ways and students and many staff submitted a photo of themselves in blue and white which formed a collage. Some on the day activities included: creating Israeli flags in ELC creating a

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26
Mar

Bialik Goes Digital

This week we undertook a three day trial of Digital Bialik, an online delivery of our entire Prep to Year 12 curriculum. The trial was a huge success. Every subject, from Maths to English, from PE to Music, and even our kitchen lessons took place online. Science was supported by our Laboratory Manager videoing science experiments at home, and even

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19
Mar

Years 11 and 12 Health and Wellbeing

The health and wellbeing of our students is at the core of everything we do at Bialik. On Friday 13 March, the Year 11 and 12 students had a Health and Wellbeing day, during which they had some fabulous and intriguing electives to choose from. There was dance, yoga, fitness to relieve stress, sex education around subjects like intimacy, cooking,

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12
Mar

Science in Motion – Another Fantastic Science Week!

In its sixth year, Science Week at Bialik saw students engaging in a range of activities around the theme of ‘Science in Motion’. The ELC students investigated how neurons work to help them think and make connections by looking at and touching real brains. Students in the Primary School got friendly with a variety of Australian animals like Serendipity the

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12
Mar

Year 12 Leaders Invited to Discuss Hot Topics at Kooyong 200 Breakfast

Members of Bialik College Mazkirut (Leadership) had the opportunity to ask important questions about issues of domestic violence and the Coronavirus to a panel of expert speakers at the Kooyong 200 Breakfast event on Friday 6 March. The event was in support Josh Frydenberg (Federal Member for Kooyong, Treasurer of Australia) and the Kooyong district and was a wonderful opportunity

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20
Feb

While you were sleeping – a message from Gary Velleman, Vice Principal

As we approach the end of the third week of the 2020 school calendar, it struck me as to how much happens behind the scenes – over the summer break – to have the school ready and operational for a new school year.  Overall, by the time students arrive, few give a moment of thought to what has transpired to

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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.

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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5
Dec

Meaningful Masada Memory

Our Chavayah cohort had a wonderful experience when they visited Masada with their educators from Israel’s Alexander Muss High School . They were learning about the mitzvah of laying tefillin and the educators were telling the students how one of the greatest discoveries of Jewish history was when archaeologists found ancient tefillin in the very vicinity where our students were

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5
Dec

Year 11s Camp Fun

With their exams done and dusted, the Year 11s have headed off to the coast for an action-packed camp. Surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, screen printing, quiddich and amazing memories to be made.