News

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

 

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

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