News

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

 

Room 3 and 4 Movie Trailers

Check out Room 3 and 4's Oscar winning performances in their very own movie trailers.

Posted: Monday September 5, 2016

Room 14's Day Out!

Last week Room 14 went to the Physical Education School at the University of Otago and to the Sports Hall of Fame at the Railway Station as part of our ongoing Sports Studies Unit.

Posted: Sunday September 4, 2016

School Council Rally the Troops for SPCA Fundraiser

The school council would like to thank those who have contributed to the SPCA fundraiser in some way over the last week.

Posted: Wednesday August 31, 2016

Catch Up

It is great to be back!

Posted: Monday August 29, 2016

A Time will come.

By Maia Puricelli-Callau

Posted: Monday August 29, 2016

Andrew Nicholson - three times Winter Olympics and Round the World Bike World Record holder.

Today we had a guest speaker to talk to both our Year 7 and Year 8 groups. Andrew is an Olympic Speed Skater and recently biked around the World to raise money for Cancer Research in world record time.

Posted: Thursday August 25, 2016

Alive

By Amber Pringle

Posted: Wednesday August 24, 2016

Read Kate's Highly Commended Short Story from the Extra Newspaper Yr 7 and 8 competition!

Well done Kate - enjoy reading her story.

Posted: Wednesday August 24, 2016

Room 14 Art Gallery Trip

As part of our current theme on the Olympics we had a visit to the Art Gallery. Our focus was on the Ancient Olympics and the stories behind some of the Olympic rituals.

Posted: Tuesday August 23, 2016

Writing Success!

Balmacewen writers have experienced huge success in the Extra Short Story and Poetry competitions.

Posted: Monday August 22, 2016

Stars on Earth

By Shima Jack (Second place in the Extra Short Story Competition)

Posted: Monday August 22, 2016

Dazzle

By Darcy Monteath (Second place in the Extra Poetry Competition)

Posted: Monday August 22, 2016

The man with the violin

By Lily Knox (Winner of the Extra Poetry Competition.)

Posted: Monday August 22, 2016

Life Pieces.

By Kate Waters (Highly Commended in the Extra Short Story competition.)

Posted: Monday August 22, 2016

You Can't Sink a Rainbow.

By Ashleigh Allum (Winner of the Extra Short Story Competition).

Posted: Monday August 22, 2016

REMINDER! Paid Union MeetingTuesday 6 September 1.30pm

Our staff will be attending a Paid Union meeting on Tuesday afternoon. This means that Balmacewen Intermediate will be closed on Tuesday 6 September from 1.15pm while staff attend the meeting. The Otago Road Services bus which takes students home to Mosgiel will also be leaving at the earlier time.

Posted: Friday August 19, 2016

NZ Schools Duathlon Champs

By Matheson

Posted: Friday August 19, 2016

Hockey skills sessions

Otago Hockey is sending teams away to the National Seniors Tournament this year for the first time in 5 years.The players will be taking a skills clinic for all Primary aged players (year 1-8) as a fundraiser to help the players to get to tournament which is in Whangarei in September this year.

Posted: Thursday August 18, 2016

7 Cities in 7 days - NZ women's sevens team to visit Dunedin.

We have some of the Olympic Womens 7s players visiting Dunedin, where they will show off their Silver medals , do Q & A session, Skills session and prizes given away.

Posted: Thursday August 18, 2016

Rainbow Run Fun

The Night 'n Day - Rainbow Confectionery Rainbow Run is the most fun way to get active in Dunedin this spring!

Posted: Thursday August 18, 2016