News

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

 

Bal Air

Thanks to Mr Scott for getting Bal Air up and running again. Please enjoy this production created by our students with the support of Mr Scott.

Posted: Friday September 30, 2022

Otago O’Mathalon Success

Recently our school took part in the Otago O’Mathalon held at the Edgar CentreThis is a great fun event with schools from throughout Otago taking place

Posted: Friday September 30, 2022

Fair play cup - Term 3

Congratulations to our Fair Play Cup winner for term 3 - Zach and to our runners up Jaime and Ben. Thank you to our special guest Brent Matehaere for presenting the awards.

Posted: Friday September 30, 2022

Balmacewen Badminton

Over the duration of Term 3 we have had a high turnout of students competing in competitive and development Badminton Programmes.

Posted: Friday September 30, 2022

Balmacewen Table Tennis

After a 7 week strong Table Tennis Programme run by Table Tennis Otago, our Balmacewen teams performed well and a few students were placed on the Podium at finals night of the year 7&8 schools competition.

Posted: Friday September 30, 2022

Board of Trustees Election Results

Thank you to all nominees who put their name forward for the recent Board election. Congratulations to the following people.

Posted: Thursday September 29, 2022

Balmacewen Aims Games 2022

On the 4th of September 2 teams, Girls Football and Boys Basketball from Balmacewen went to the Zest Aims Games held in Tauranga.

Posted: Thursday September 29, 2022

Otago Cross Country

Friday 2nd September was the Otago Cross Country held at KVC! After a couple of years not having the Otago Cross Country it was fantastic to see it go ahead this year and see our Balmacewen Students compete.

Posted: Thursday September 29, 2022

Dunedin Intermediate Triathlon

This week we had a number of students who competed in the Dunedin Intermediate Triathlon.

Posted: Thursday September 29, 2022

Winter Sport Exchanges Results:

Over the past few weeks, it's been absolutely awesome to be able to host and attend our traditional school sport exchanges.

Posted: Thursday September 29, 2022

Balmac's Got Talent 2022

Well done to all students that participated in this year's Balmac's Got Talent show.

Posted: Thursday September 29, 2022

Painted Personified Animals

Year 8 Artists have been working on developing their ideas to personify an animal. Great to see the development in their drawing and painting skills. Their work reflects their excellent attitude to learning and their ability to problem solve and persevere.

Posted: Thursday September 29, 2022

Building a vast pottery army

Both Year 7 & 8 students have been developing their clay skills. They have been building a vast pottery army of clay warriors inspired by the Chinese clay warriors.

Posted: Thursday September 29, 2022

Like herding cats

Congratulations Year 7 Art students for finishing your painted cats. Great to see you showcasing your painting techniques, colour work and the ideas you have developed. Well done on your strong learning skills.

Posted: Thursday September 29, 2022

Year 7's in the kitchen

The Year 7's have started their second rotation in the technology department. Although only 6 sessions in total, the foods group certainly pack in a lot of flavour.

Posted: Thursday September 29, 2022

Technology Reports

The technology department's new look books, which also act as their report are coming home in your child's bag today. Have a look for them...

Posted: Wednesday September 28, 2022

Year 8's Mystery Box Challenge Term 3

4 ingredients....40 minutes....1 great dish to produce....sounds like a television competition!

Posted: Wednesday September 28, 2022

Technology Reports (copy)

The technology department's new look books, which also act as their report are coming home in your child's bag today. Have a look for them...

Posted: Wednesday September 28, 2022

Haere ra Year 8 "Fabs" Students

Mauri mahi, mauri ora! Do the work, get the treats! Many of our Yr 8 makers have designed and created awesome double sided aprons with at least 1 screen print. These fabulous outcomes are a real treat for those who put in a lot of hard work. Ka rawe!

Posted: Wednesday September 28, 2022

Year 7 Hand Sew

Our Year 7's have made their first hand sewn outcome in our Fabrics room this year. They are gorgeous corner bookmarks for the reader in the house.

Posted: Wednesday September 28, 2022