News

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

 

Message from the Principal

With three weeks to go inTerm Two there is plenty to look forward to.

Posted: Thursday June 16, 2016

Diggers Holiday Basketball Camp

Basketball Otago is happy to announce The Diggers Holiday Basketball Camp 11-14 July from 8.30am to Noon at the Edgar Centre.

Posted: Thursday June 16, 2016

Lost Property

We have a huge amount of lost property in the office. The majority of this is un-named.

Posted: Thursday June 16, 2016

Black Out Mufti Day

In support of the All Blacks, the school council have decided to have a mufti day on Friday 24th June

Posted: Thursday June 16, 2016

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