News

Keep up to date with the latest news and events from Balmacewen. 

 

Octacan Appeal 2023

The annual winter Octacan appeal is underway and we would like to support this cause.

Posted: Monday June 5, 2023

Non-Uniform Day

This Thursday 8 June - $2

Posted: Monday June 5, 2023

Paid Union Meeting Wednesday 31 May

NZEI the teachers union, has given notiice of a Paid Union Meeting on Wednesday 31 May.

Posted: Friday May 26, 2023

ICAS Assessments

Please read on for information regarding ICAS Assessments...

Posted: Monday May 22, 2023

Kapa Haka Panui

Tēnā tatou e te whānau

Posted: Wednesday May 17, 2023

Year 7 & 8 Ambrose Golf competition.

Balmacewen had two teams of 4 competing in a year 7 & 8 Ambrose golf competition held at 12 Oaks Golf Course on Friday 5th May

Posted: Friday May 12, 2023

40 Hour challenge.

Our school had a visit from Emily the World Vision youth ambassador today.

Posted: Friday May 12, 2023

Counsellor at Balmacewen

We are very pleased to advise that we have a counsellor starting next week!

Posted: Thursday May 11, 2023

Students and tools

For many students using tools equals new experiences.

Posted: Thursday May 11, 2023

Message from the Principal

There's much to celebrate and be proud of in this newsletter. Well done to everyone for making such a positive start to the term!

Posted: Thursday May 11, 2023

Year 8 News

A very warm welcome to our Year 8 Whanau and friends.

Posted: Thursday May 11, 2023

Year 7 Fabrics

More fabulous cushions created by more fabulous students. These will be heading home the next week so they can celebrate all of their epic learning with you at home.

Posted: Thursday May 11, 2023

Rugby League

For any Rugby League players, Otago Rugby League Development Day is taking place next Sunday, 21st May at the Sargood Centre/Logan Park (40 Logan Park Drive).

Posted: Wednesday May 10, 2023

4 ingredients...50 minutes...Make a great dish...Go!

One of the highlights of the year 8 term is the mystery box challenge.

Posted: Wednesday May 10, 2023

Year 8 Fabrics

Our first Year 8 classes have finished in Fabrics and moved onto Foods. Check out the photos to see some of their hard mahi.

Posted: Tuesday May 9, 2023

Year 7 News

It has been a fantastic start to Term Two. All classes have been working well to get our new topics and activities underway. In this newsletter you will see samples of our writing memoirs with our ANZAC unit, Autumn writing and an update of our new Term Two PBL project!

Posted: Tuesday May 9, 2023

Class photo orders

Class photos can now be ordered online. Please read on for more details...

Posted: Tuesday May 2, 2023

Pink shirt day 2023

On Pink Shirt Day, Friday 19th May 2023, Aotearoa will be transformed into a sea of māwhero/pink as we stand together to spread aroha, celebrate diversity and end bullying! We would like students and staff to support this important message by wearing pink on this day!

Posted: Tuesday May 2, 2023

May Mega Math Month

For the month of May, we are having a major school wide push on times tables.

Posted: Monday April 24, 2023

Big Science Competition - Year 8 only.

The Big Science Competition is being held this year on 15th May for Year 8 pupils only. This is run in a similar format to the ICAS tests. Pupils complete the competition online, so will need a device.

Posted: Monday April 24, 2023