News

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

 

Measles update - Important message from Southern District Health Board.

This as a timely reminder to check your childs vaccination status and ensure they are up to date with their vaccinations.

Posted: Thursday June 16, 2016

Magic School Holiday Programme

Are you looking for a school holiday programme?

Posted: Thursday June 16, 2016

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