Senior School

8
Aug

Bialik Arts Festival 2019

Opening with the Year 4 dance show (Tues 30 July), ‘So You Think You Can Dance’, Bialik, once again, celebrated the arts in our annual arts festival. Visiting artist Chieko Hester worked with all Primary students on the Paper Plane project, soon to be revealed as an art installation in the Primary building, while the ELC engaged in Israeli dancing

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7
Aug

Bialik Recognised as Employer of Choice in The Australian Business Awards 2019

We are delighted that Bialik College has been recognised as an Employer of Choice in The Australian Business Awards 2019. The Employer of Choice Award recognises the investment and effort Bialik has put into creating a world-class workplace for our staff, to partner our internationally renowned and admired Cultures of Thinking and Reggio Emilia-inspired philosophy of learning and teaching. Our

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1
Aug

Mikolot Public Speaking Competition 2019

On Thursday 25 July, Bialik College students David L, Elisa S, Britney K, Megan S and Ari F participated in the Mikolot Public Speaking Competition, during which they competed against students from the King David School and Leibler Yavneh College. The judges were Shira Chadasha President and Community Leader Mandy Katz, and Mayor of Glein Eira Jamie Hyams. Students were

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27
Jun

Year 10s Consider Their Future Careers With Industry Visits

On Monday 17 June, the Year 10 students completed the Morrisby Online interactive careers guidance tool. Morrisby Online supports students as they navigate the complex process of choosing subjects, careers, employment and other post-school options. The Morrisby Report will be used, together with the student’s exam results and an individual interview, to underpin the development of individual career plans. The

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20
Jun

Books and PJs – A Winning Combination!

As part of Bialik’s Big Read, students and staff came to school in their pyjamas to add to the fun of the celebration of literature and to raise money for The Pyjama Foundation, which helps support children in foster care. Bialik’s Big read is a week-long celebration of the love of books and literacy and students enjoyed many fun activities

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20
Jun

NBL Champion Coach Visits Senior School

Last week, the Senior School were visited by Dean Vickerman, current coach of Melbourne United in the National Basketball League. Dean is a six-time NBL champion and current coach of year. As one of the best coaches in Australia, it was a privilege  to hear him address the students about culture, performance and what makes a professional successful.  

20
Jun

A Message from Gary Velleman, Vice Principal and Head of Senior School – June 2019

Reprised (and updated) from some years ago, this article is for the benefit of the next generation of VCE parents. As we approach the July holiday break and the fast-approaching pointy end of the school calendar, and with Parent Orientation sessions for the next year early next term, I am often met with a look of trepidation on the faces

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6
Jun

Premier’s VCE Awards 2019

Four Bialik students received the prestigious Premier’s VCE Awards at a ceremony earlier this week. It is with great pride that we acknowledge Naomi Bagle-Zevin, Hannah Grodski, Lee Oz Lifschitz and Sienna Tugendhaft for their remarkable achievements. Naomi Bagle-Zevin was awarded for her achievements in Religion & Society and Hebrew Hannah Grodski for Religion & Society and English Lee Oz

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30
May

Preps Join Their Year 12 Buddies at the ‘Kotel’

In celebration of Yom Yerushalayim, our Preps met up with their Year 12 buddies for a fun activity during which they wrote down their wishes and posted them on Bialik’s very own ‘Kotel’. The buddies have built a wonderful bond over the year and it’s great to see them interacting and learning from each other.

9
May

Record Breaking Yom Ha’atzmaut Celebrations!

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

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