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


Book review of The Book of Hat

This is one of the books Room 3 voted for in the NZ Book Awards.

Posted: Tuesday May 19, 2015

Basketball - Oamaru Tournament 

The middle weekend of the last school holidays was jam packed full of action at the Network Waitaki Basketball Tournament where Balmacewen sent two teams.

Posted: Tuesday May 5, 2015

Year 8 Triathlon

In Year 8 Term 4 is all about CHALLENGE! Last Friday all Year 8 students took part in a fun triathlon designed for the students to challenge themselves both physically and mentally. 

Posted: Tuesday May 5, 2015

BAL AIR 2015

The student driven hit television show Bal Air is due to release Episode 1 for 2015 at the end of week 5 (22nd May).

Posted: Tuesday May 5, 2015

Pacific Island Study Group

Students are relishing the Monday afternoon tutor sessions with University of Otago students.

Posted: Tuesday May 5, 2015

Otago Touch Awards

Angus Faulks (Room 25) was named his team's MVP for the 2014/15 Season for Otago U13 Boys team at the recent Award Ceremony.  Che Arekatera Te Ra (Room 8) was named the Greatest Contributor for the  Otago U13 Mixed team at the same ceremony.  Congratulations boys.

Posted: Monday May 4, 2015

ART talk

Students are busy continuing to create exciting projects in all technology rooms.

Posted: Monday May 4, 2015

Year 7 Art Exhibition

Summerset residents were recently WOWED by the 40 finalists in the Year 7 Art Exhibition.

Posted: Sunday May 3, 2015

Community Notices

These notices have come from our community.

Posted: Saturday May 2, 2015

Thank You Midway Motors

Midway Motors makes donation to Balmacewen Intermediate School.

Posted: Saturday May 2, 2015

Hockey Season begins

45 Balmacewen students eager to start the hockey season.

Posted: Thursday April 30, 2015

Principal's Message

I hope you enjoy our new newsletter format. As usual you'll find plenty of great stories that celebrate life and learning at Balmacewen!

Posted: Thursday April 30, 2015

Principal's Welcome

Dear Parents and Caregivers, we have enjoyed an excellent start to the year, with everybody quickly settling into new routines and getting to know one another. 

Posted: Thursday February 26, 2015

Room 2's trip to the Otago Museum

Room 2's museum trip to see the Rainforest Eco-Sanctuary and Animal Attic.

Posted: Tuesday February 24, 2015

Pōwhiri 2015

On Friday the 14th of February, I woke up with a smile on my face, excited about what would be happening that day. I got in the car, and as we drove to school I couldn’t believe how close it was getting now.

Posted: Saturday February 14, 2015

Year Eight News

Kia Ora parents and caregivers. We extend a very warm welcome to families and friends of our Year 8 Community.

Posted: Thursday February 12, 2015

Year Seven News

The Year 7 group have had a fantastic start to life at Balmacewen Intermediate School.

Posted: Thursday February 12, 2015

My First 18 Days at Balmac

A new start at Balmac! New opportunities, new EVERYTHING!

Posted: Wednesday February 11, 2015

School Interviews

We are using an online booking system for our interviews. Some of you may be familiar with this system.

Posted: Tuesday February 10, 2015

Balmacewen at Cricket Nationals

The Balmacewen 1st XI took part in the New Zealand Cricket ActivPost T20 Nationals in Palmerston North.

Posted: Sunday February 8, 2015