News

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

 

Year 8 News

Its a Term 2 Wrap!

Posted: Saturday June 30, 2018

Co2 Dragsters!

For the past couple of weeks, Room 23 have been working hard to create their own CO2 Dragsters.

Posted: Tuesday June 26, 2018

NZEI Paid Union Meeting reminder.

A reminder that our teachers have a NZEI Paid Union Meeting this Thursday (28th)afternoon at 1.30pm. As in previous emails and notifications the Board of Trustees would appreciate it if your child can be released at 12.45pm. Otago Road Services have organised for the bus that goes to Green Island and Mosgiel to leave the front gate at 12.45pm, however there will be no connecting bus to Brighton from Green Island at that time.

Posted: Tuesday June 26, 2018

Start Your Engines

As part of our theme work this term we have been challenged to make make a dragster out of wood that will be raced at school using CO2 canisters. Make sure you check out our progress along the way.

Posted: Monday June 25, 2018

Mufti day - Wednesday

A reminder that the School Council has organised a mufti day for this Wednesday. The cost is $2 and all proceeds will go to Ronald McDonald House. Students who have technology on Wednesday also need to bring their school shoes along for those sessions. Thanks, School Council.

Posted: Sunday June 24, 2018

Full Steam Ahead Expo

We warmly welcome all parents and families to our Full Steam Ahead Expo in our classrooms and learning streets on Friday 29th June from 10.45am - 11.30am.

Posted: Friday June 22, 2018

Rugby League

WOW - Room 2 have been impressive in our league sessions with Jack from New Zealand Rugby League.

Posted: Monday June 18, 2018

Term 2 - Week 4

This week was filled with fun experiences and experiments!

Posted: Sunday June 17, 2018

Term 2 week 3

Welcome to room 25s hail report .

Posted: Sunday June 17, 2018

Term 2 begins with a bang

This start of the the term has been full of fun and learning. So far weve had Mandarin, Mrs Dick, Tech, Volleyball skills, Full STEAM ahead and many other things.

Posted: Sunday June 17, 2018

Pom Pom Catapaults

Blast off!

Posted: Wednesday June 13, 2018

A week full of challenge and fun - Room 7 return from their week at Berwick.

Last week we had an amazing week at camp. Despite the challenging weather conditions and amazing frosts, we completed all our programme and had a fantastic time.

Posted: Tuesday June 12, 2018

Room 6 learnt to play league

Read Bethany's article on our first league experience

Posted: Tuesday June 12, 2018

Room 6 learns the ukulele

Read Bethany's article about our first lesson learning the uke!

Posted: Tuesday June 12, 2018

Community Notices

Please find attached notices emailed to us from our community

Posted: Friday June 8, 2018

Robotics teams preparing well for the Robocup

We have 9 teams preparing for Robocup. These talented students have created some amazing projects as they develop ideas for this annual competition.

Posted: Friday June 8, 2018

Launch - tech week event for girls

An event organised by Hatch Education to encourage girls into technology as an area to make an impact in the world.

Posted: Friday June 8, 2018

Hockey players progressing well

We have four Balmac teams entered into the Intermediate hockey competition on a Friday night. All teams are working well together as a team and making great progress. Keep up the good work everyone. Also, a special thank you to our parent supporters, our coaches and the referees. Remember all draws are on the school website under sport, hockey.

Posted: Friday June 8, 2018

Paid Union Meeting

Dear Parents and Caregivers.....

Posted: Friday June 8, 2018

Rooms 7, 8 & 14's Perfect Pies

The Perfect Pies were being created by budding chefs...

Posted: Friday June 8, 2018