News

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

 

Smiling and trying

Trying new tools and smiling when we succeed.

Posted: Thursday June 16, 2016

Cake Decorating

The Foods Extension group have been learning some new skills and putting their artistic talents to good use.

Posted: Thursday June 16, 2016

What's hot in the kitchen with the Year 7's?

We have finished with one group and started another group in the last 2 weeks. Smoothies, scones, muffins and cookies are coming out of the foods room.

Posted: Thursday June 16, 2016

Y8 Pies

They have planned, organised, made, cooked and finally sampled their designer pies.

Posted: Thursday June 16, 2016

Knitting club

A new lunch time group has popped up for Winter!

Posted: Wednesday June 15, 2016

Year 7 News

It has been a busy term as always in Year 7 - read on to find out what has been happening for the Y7 team.

Posted: Wednesday June 15, 2016

Year 7 Cushion Designers

The last 2 rotations of Year 7 students have been introduced to Balmacewen Sewing Machines.

Posted: Tuesday June 14, 2016

Enemy Camp book review by Michael Rietveld.

This book is a finalist in the 2016 NZ Book Awards for children in the Hell Children's Choice Awards.

Posted: Tuesday June 14, 2016

Wildboy - book review by Harry Devereux

This book is a finalist in the 2016 NZ Book Awards for children in the Hell children's choice awards.

Posted: Tuesday June 14, 2016

First to the Top - a book review by Noah Lewis

This book is one of the finalists in the 2016 NZ Book Awards for the Children's choice awards.

Posted: Tuesday June 14, 2016

Rooms 9, 10 and 11 visit the Arai Te Uru marae.

This was a fabulous day with many interesting activities to be immersed in. Here are some recounts and photos of our day.

Posted: Monday June 13, 2016

Library OPAC online

Introducing the OPAC and the digital databases it offers for learning.

Posted: Monday June 13, 2016

Room 2, 5 and 6 trip to Araiteuru Marae

Have a look through the great photos from our day at the Marae last week! Special thanks to all of our fantastic parent helpers.

Posted: Monday June 13, 2016

New Zealand Book Awards - Junior Fiction Finalists.

Here is Abby's book review on Cool Nukes by Des Hunt.

Posted: Monday June 13, 2016

AraiteuruMarae Visit

What a wonderful day Room 1, 25 & 26 had at our local marae today.

Posted: Tuesday June 7, 2016

Spring

By Michael Rietveld

Posted: Monday June 6, 2016

By Joanne Ng

Posted: Monday June 6, 2016

Tricked

By Alyssa Kruskopf

Posted: Monday June 6, 2016

A Trip Inside My Head

By Elizabeth Purvis

Posted: Monday June 6, 2016

Standing out.

By Michael Crosson

Posted: Monday June 6, 2016