The first ever Bialik College Juggling Competition was held this week with representatives of each Year level from 5-11 attempting to take home the title of “Bialik’s Greatest Juggler”. Upon returning from the prolonged absence from campus due to Covid-19, every student had the opportunity during Sport class to advance to the finals. The representatives from each year level were
Mazel tov to our four Year 6 stars who swam at the Eastern Metropolitan Regional Championships and came home with a bronze medal in the 12/13 mixed freestyle relay. An absolutely amazing effort from Peri A, Ty J, Josh H and Max I!
Earlier this week we had the pleasure of welcoming celebrated Professor Deborah Lipstadt to Bialik College for a conversation with Principal Jeremy about her new book ‘Antisemitism: Here and Now’. Professor Lipstadt is a Dorot Professor of Jewish History and Holocaust Studies at Emory University, and is most well known for defeating Holocaust denier David Irving in court. Parents, grandparents
Middle school students Felix H and Raphi U represented Bialik College in the Victorian Interschools Skiing competition at Mt Buller last week. The competition is of a very high standard and each event has up to two hundred competitors. The conditions were generally very good with plenty of snow cover and clear skies. Raphi competed in the Alpine Giant Slalom
Our Year 7 and 8 combined netball teams played exceptionally well at the VNA Championships last week. The girls team won 3 out of their 8 matches and finished 6th on the ladder. Our boys team had one exciting draw and three close losses, finishing 4th on the ladder.
The Jewish SnowSports Carnival The Jewish SnowSports Carnival was held at Mt Buller on the 28-30 July. The carnival began with a Bialik team gathering at the Whitt on Sunday evening. We welcomed the newest members of the team, and presented them with race uniforms and helmet covers. From there, a group walked to Buller Central to bounce, jump and climb
After winning the Kooyong District, the Bialik College Year 5/6 Football team progressed to the Division Finals on Monday 29 July at Lynden Reserve in Camberwell. The competition was a round robin format within which we played three games. Bialik played Mont Albert Primary in the first match and it was a hot contest with both teams cracking in hard.
A special thank you to the BCPA on their generous sponsorship towards our Primary Bialik Bike Education Program. The school has purchased 8 Junior ‘Giant’ Bikes, 2 of which are 20” and 6 are 24”, in order to assist our Primary Students of varying ages and sizes, to be able to learn how to ride a bike. For more information
On Wednesday 19 June, the Year 4 Bialik students participated in an interschool competition against The King David School. All students were highly excited for the day and represented their school well. They competed in two sports; Soccer and Rounders. The students thoroughly enjoyed the round robin with finals.
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.