News

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

 

Touch

What a term this has been for Balmacewen Touch Teams.

Posted: Sunday December 6, 2020

Christmas Greetings!

It's been a year like no other! Global pandemic, lock downs and a new appreciation of what matters most.

Posted: Sunday December 6, 2020

Year 8 News

The Year 8 team would like to take this opportunity to thank the families and friends of our students for the support you have provided during the 2020 school year.

Posted: Sunday December 6, 2020

Athletics round up

North Zones & Otago Champs

Posted: Thursday December 3, 2020

Girls Cricket - ANZ Junior Shield

After winning the Otago tournament our girls cricket team qualified and travelled to Palmerston North for this year's national tournament. Read on for a recap of the tournament by two of our players, Alanni and Kate.

Posted: Thursday December 3, 2020

School swim: Thursday 10th December.

Please read on for information regarding a school swim on Thursday 10th December.

Posted: Thursday December 3, 2020

Terracotta Clay Warriors

Year 7 students have continued sculpting and molding miniature clay warriors inspired by the Qin Dynasty Terracotta Army. The Super Skill focus for them was "Problem Solve and Persevere"

Posted: Wednesday December 2, 2020

Last of the Y8 ART Projects

Students have been constructing cardboard homes and their interiors. They were given a colour restriction of only browns, which encouraged the use of a variety of materials and emphasis on developing ideas. The Super Skills foci were "Problem Solving and Persevering" and "Be My Best."

Posted: Wednesday December 2, 2020

Red carpet event.

Please read on for information and reminders for those involved in the red carpet event on Thursday 3rd December.

Posted: Wednesday December 2, 2020

Waterpolo

The end of season finished on a high with the GOLD team winning the A grade in our Thursday afternoon competition. Our Red team finished second in the B grade and our Blue team had a very tight game going down to Fairfield in the last quarter 2-0.

Posted: Tuesday December 1, 2020

Chickenpox

Posted: Thursday November 19, 2020

Year 7 News

It's a wrap! Our PBL performances are over, the end of year celebrations have started and our year 7 students are ready for a well earned break and looking forward to stepping up as Year 8 students in 2021.

Posted: Wednesday November 18, 2020

International Connections!

One thing we have learnt from this year is how small the world really is. During lockdown we all became familiar with new technology and ways to communicate including ZOOM and this week we had another opportunity to do so.

Posted: Wednesday November 18, 2020

Ballet

During Week 5 all Year 7 classes were privileged to have a Ballet lesson with Chloe, an educator dancer with the Royal New Zealand Ballet. This was a fantastic session to tie in with our Term Four topic - pARTicipate - with our focus on the ARTS.

Posted: Wednesday November 18, 2020

Year 8's Perfect Pies

Callum and P may be designing the Dunedin Pie, but our Year 8's have been busy designing and making their own pies.

Posted: Friday November 13, 2020

Screen Printing

Many Year 8 students have said that the screen printing unit is one of their favourites!

Posted: Tuesday November 3, 2020

Tis the season

to be jolly ... We have been feeling jolly in Fabrics about creating festive decorations that show our individual designs and new hand sewing skills.

Posted: Tuesday November 3, 2020

Monkey Business is all about PROGRESS not perfection!

Some Year 7 classes were challenged to create a unique sock monkey that demonstrated the new hand sewing techniques they had developed.

Posted: Tuesday November 3, 2020

Final Assembly and Prize giving - Thursday 10 December 6.00pm, Regent Theatre

A warm welcome to Balmacewen whanau and friends to our Prize giving assembly.

Posted: Sunday November 1, 2020

Community notices

Please see community notices attached below...

Posted: Saturday October 31, 2020