News

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

 

Diggers Basketball

Basketball Otago is happy to announced The Diggers Holiday Basketball Camp 18-21 April from 8.30am to Noon at the Edgar Centre.

Posted: Wednesday March 2, 2016

Football South: Dunedin Junior Club contacts.

Is your child interested in joining a football club this year?

Posted: Wednesday March 2, 2016

Toitu & Chinese Gardens

What a fantastic day Room 26 had at our beautiful Toitu Museum and the Chinese Gardens.

Posted: Tuesday March 1, 2016

Silhouette Art

Posted: Tuesday March 1, 2016

Room 9's trip to Toitu Museum

Today we visited Toitu to increase our understanding of early Dunedin.

Posted: Monday February 29, 2016

Assembly Award!

Congratulations to Caitlin who received our first class Assembly certificate last week:) I look forward to others displaying the same positive and hardworking attitude that Caitlin displays to earn the next awards.

Posted: Sunday February 28, 2016

Walking the Pineapple Track

Rooms 9 and 1 walked the Pineapple Track on Friday to build on our preparation for the camp walk.

Posted: Sunday February 28, 2016

Pineapple Track Walk

On Friday 26th February walked the Pineapple Track in preparation for camp.

Posted: Saturday February 27, 2016

Message from the Principal

We are now fully into our Term One programme. It 's great to see the energy and enthusiasm in all school activities.

Posted: Friday February 26, 2016

Year 8 News

The first 4 weeks have been a hive of activity. Read on to find out what has transpired.

Posted: Friday February 26, 2016

Term 1 Year 7 news

The Year 7 team have had a fantastic start to life at Balmac, read on to find out about their learning adventure.

Posted: Friday February 26, 2016

Summertime Poems!

Room 14 have been working on writing poems about our Summer holidays... we based these on our memories of our holidays and using our senses to bring these ideas to life. Please enjoy this selection:)

Posted: Thursday February 25, 2016

Term 1 in the Fabric Technology

It has been a busy start to the year in Fabrics.

Posted: Thursday February 25, 2016

New students with new ideas and developing new skills.

A great start to the year. The Year 7 students have been positive and enthusiastic with trying out new things. The Year 8 students are focusing on expanding their existing skills and developing new skills.

Posted: Thursday February 25, 2016

Touch

Balmacewen has nine teams competing in the Oval Junior Module this term.

Posted: Thursday February 25, 2016

Camp Cooking Practice

Room One checked out the camp cookers and made sure everything was in working order.

Posted: Wednesday February 24, 2016

Recount Writing

This term one of our writing focuses is RECOUNTS. We are trying to not only tell our story, but to paint a picture with our words and really entertain our reader.

Posted: Tuesday February 23, 2016

Music Lessons Are Underway

Over 240 students have enrolled to learn musical instruments this year and lessons started for most students last week.

Posted: Tuesday February 23, 2016

Powhiri

Analeia from Room 6 wrote a great follow up from the Powhiri - read it below.

Posted: Tuesday February 23, 2016

Room 26 & 25 Pineapple Track

What a fantastic morning we had today.

Posted: Tuesday February 23, 2016