News

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

 

Year 7 November news

What's been happening in the Year 7 team

Posted: Tuesday November 13, 2018

Digital Artwork

Classes across the school have been exploring how to layer shapes and colours to make digital art.

Posted: Tuesday November 13, 2018

Room 26 does Ballet

On the 29th of October Room 26 were given the privilege to have a Ballet lesson with the one and only Lucy Green. She is a part of the Royal New Zealand Ballet.

Posted: Monday November 12, 2018

Year 7 Softie Creation

Year 7 students in Fabric Tech are working their way through the key stages to making a softie.

Posted: Monday November 12, 2018

Long Beach

As we drove over the hill, we saw the glistening water reflecting off the bright blue sky. I looked beside me and I saw the tiny lambs running and playing tag with their friends. I saw the fresh green grass swaying in the way of the wind and the little birds flying gracefully. It was a perfect day for the beach.

Posted: Monday November 12, 2018

Balmacewen Success at North Zone Athletics

On Tuesday 6th November 107 Balmacewen athletes represented the school at North Zone Athletics Championships. Well done to the following students who placed in the top 3 in their events:

Posted: Monday November 12, 2018

Table Tennis Champs

That wraps up the season for table tennis and here are the results.

Posted: Sunday November 11, 2018

Last Friday the Year 8 students took part in a team challenge called "Activ8"

This challenge is part of our Term Four unit and encourages teamwork, communication and physical challenges. There were two sections that the students took part in - either a School based challenge or a Community challenge. Points were accumulated by all teams to go towards the overall winning house group.

Posted: Sunday November 11, 2018

The thing about Balmacewen School

A poem by Holly Mein

Posted: Thursday November 8, 2018

Ballet

Room 2 were lucky enough to have Lucy from the Royal New Zealand School of Ballet for a session on Wednesday.

Posted: Thursday November 8, 2018

Summer Reading Programme

All Year 7 children were invited to be part of our Summer Reading initiative.

Posted: Wednesday November 7, 2018

Summer Reading Programme (copy)

All Year 7 children were invited to be part of our Summer Reading initiative.

Posted: Wednesday November 7, 2018

South island Waterpolo Tournament

Over the weekend of October 26th-28th Balmacewen entered two teams in the South island Waterpolo Tournament which was held at Moana Pool.

Posted: Tuesday November 6, 2018

Notice of Strike Action

Please find attached a notice from our Board of Trustees regarding the upcoming teacher's strike on Thursday 15th November.

Posted: Tuesday November 6, 2018

Quizzical Mr Jeff Performs to Balmacewen

Bethany shares her thoughts on our amazing performer.

Posted: Tuesday October 30, 2018

Community Notices

See the images and PDF's for community notices

Posted: Friday October 26, 2018

Town Belt Kaitiaki

We have had 4 students who have been a part of the Student Leadership Team in the Town Belt Kaitiaki Project this year. They have done some fabulous work over the year and last night we celebrated the work of the team as well as some great photography in a Photography prize giving and exhibition at the Art Gallery. Read on to learn more.....

Posted: Friday October 26, 2018

A healthy and active term four

It has been an excellent start to term four!

Posted: Thursday October 25, 2018

Term 4, Year 8 and Fabrics

With 4 weeks to go for 2018, Year 8 students have lots of projects on the go.

Posted: Thursday October 25, 2018

Year 7 Softie Making

We have had 2 classes complete their softies and these should be enjoying their new home!

Posted: Thursday October 25, 2018