News

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

 

Room 3's Trip to the Butterfly House

Check out the photos from Room 3's trip to the Butterfly House in term 1.

Posted: Wednesday April 26, 2017

Year 8 Screen Printing 

All three Year 8 classes have been busy finishing off their screen printed t-shirts.  As you will see below, the outcomes look fantastic.  Many hopefully will be wearing them proudly over the Easter holidays.

Posted: Thursday April 13, 2017

Year 7 Cushion Factory

It has been a very busy week with Year 7's finishing off their striped or patched cushions.  Check out the gorgeous combinations of patterned and plain fabric they have chosen.  Well done to them all for finishing before the holidays.  Students who finished their masterpiece today, will be able to take them home at the end of the first week of term 2.

Posted: Thursday April 13, 2017

Otago Triathlon Championships

Balmac Superstars in Cromwell

Posted: Thursday April 13, 2017

Futsal Roundup - Term 1

This term’s futsal season has been a another great success.

Posted: Wednesday April 12, 2017

Room 13 & 14 Rippa

Members of Room 13 and 14 have been playing Rippa this term.

Posted: Wednesday April 12, 2017

Keeping in Touch

Over the term we have had 11 teams compete at the Oval Junior Competition on a Thursday.

Posted: Wednesday April 12, 2017

Year 8 Balmac Zoo!!

On Wednesday night the Year 8 students celebrated their learning for Term One by presenting their Term One Survivor Zoo Inquiry to friends and family.

Posted: Wednesday April 12, 2017

What's cooking with the Year 8's?

Group A have finished up the term with biscuits, pavlovas, chocolate and the Mystery Box Challenge

Posted: Wednesday April 12, 2017

What's hot in the Kitchen with the Y7's?

Group D have now completed all their cooking from the first unit...

Posted: Wednesday April 12, 2017

The Zoo is Open!

After a busy week at camp Room 7 had a frantic week to pull together all of their planning and ideas to make their models and presentations for their Term One Inquiry - the Balmac Zoo.

Posted: Tuesday April 11, 2017

Year 7 - End of Term 1, 2017

What an amazing 11 weeks the Year 7 team have had!

Posted: Tuesday April 11, 2017

Rippa Rugby Section Winners

The mighty Room 13/14 Sharks Rippa Team beat the Fairfield Broncos to win Section A.

Posted: Tuesday April 11, 2017

Mystery Box Challenge!

On Monday afternoon the Foods Technology group were given a Mystery box of interesting goodies to create a dish in a Mystery Box challenge. 

Posted: Tuesday April 11, 2017

Science Fair - Term 2

The Science and Technology Fair takes place in term 2. You will receive notices from classroom teachers regarding this. Science fair boards available to purchase at the school office for $10 each.

Posted: Tuesday April 11, 2017

School Hats available again

Our new order of school caps has arrived and they can be purchased from the office for$15 each. 

Posted: Tuesday April 11, 2017

Room 14's 2017 Berwick Camp

Read on to find out about our super week at camp.

Posted: Monday April 10, 2017

Rooms 3, 4 and 14 Mystery Box Challenge

The students received 1 hour to prepare a masterchef meal from the mystery box.

Posted: Monday April 10, 2017

Room 3 Great White Sharks

Rippa Rugby is over for Term 1. 

Posted: Monday April 10, 2017

Intermediate Orienteering Champs

Congratulations to Tom and Sam who recently won the Intermediate Schools section of the Dunedin Orienteering competition.

Posted: Monday April 10, 2017