News

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

 

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

Room 13 Up And Running

What a start to the year it has been.

Posted: Monday February 22, 2016

Room 7's photography challenge

Room 7 is starting a photography challenge where we find beauty in our habitat. Here are some of our best shots so far. Well done Adam for capturing such beautiful photos of our world.

Posted: Sunday February 21, 2016

Congratulations Sarah!

Last week Sarah competed in the Challenge Wanaka triathlon and gained 2nd place in her age group! Sarah completed her race in 18.23 minutes! Well done Sarah, your perseverance and training paid off!

Posted: Sunday February 21, 2016

Illustrating our Mihimihi.

A few days ago room 25 created an image representing their mountain and river (Te Awa, Te Mauka).

Posted: Sunday February 21, 2016

Well Done to these Room 2 Students...

Congratulations to the listed students who have been selected to represent Room 2 in some very important roles.

Posted: Sunday February 21, 2016

Balmacewen Powhiri

What a wonderful experience on Friday with the Year 7's being welcomed into Balmacewen by the Year 8's.

Posted: Sunday February 21, 2016

Kiwi Golf

Check out our Kiwi Golf session with Melanie Harper in Week 3.

Posted: Saturday February 20, 2016

What's hot in the Kitchen with the Year 7's

After 2 weeks, the year 7's are cooking up a storm in the Foods Room.

Posted: Friday February 19, 2016

What's hot in the Kitchen with the Year 8s

We have been busy these past 2 weeks. We have made Macaroni Cheese, Spaghetti Bolognaise, and started making pastry with our own Puff Pastry creating Apple Turnovers.

Posted: Friday February 19, 2016

Powhiri 2016

Balmacewen Intermediate Powhiri 2016

Posted: Friday February 19, 2016

Y7 Artists Explore Painting Techniques

We are off to an exciting start in Art. The Year 7 students have been exploring Painting Techniques.

Posted: Thursday February 18, 2016

Room 4 Aquarium

A great day at the aquarium yesterday where things got a little mucky.

Posted: Thursday February 18, 2016

Start of Year Parent Interviews

It was great to see so many parents at our meet the teacher evening earlier this term. We would now like to make an opportunity for you to have a brief 10min interview with your childs teacher.

Posted: Wednesday February 17, 2016

Room 7's trip to the Aquarium!

We had a wonderful time at the Otago Aquarium learning all about the different food webs our ocean supports and dissecting Dogfish!

Posted: Wednesday February 17, 2016

Aquarium Igniter!

Today Room 14 went to the Aquarium to kick start out Term One Survivor unit - looking at structures and adaptations to eat and not be eaten!

Posted: Wednesday February 17, 2016

Golf Session Sensational!

It was a beautiful Tuesday morning when Room 14 had their kick start Golf session as part of our P.E unit.

Posted: Wednesday February 17, 2016