News

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

 

School Council Update

A big thank you to our amazing school council who have worked tirelessly this year. You have all done a great job.

Posted: Sunday November 26, 2017

Science Roadshow 

This week we were lucky enough to spend a session with the NZ Science Roadshow.

Posted: Sunday November 26, 2017

Recycled instruments 

In week 3 we were set the daunting task of creating a recycled instrument that creates sound… Wow! Making an instrument didn’t seem that hard but after only 10 minutes of gluing and sticking we were exhausted.  

Posted: Saturday November 25, 2017

Columba College China Open Day

Ni hao, today 27 students were invited to Columba to take part in a Chinese cultural morning.   

Posted: Thursday November 23, 2017

Room 9 Kindness Project.

Riley, Rose and Olivia decided for their Kindness Project that they wanted to donate to the Kmart Wishing Tree and they did a bake sale to achieve it.

Posted: Tuesday November 21, 2017

The Doors of Misery

Written by Ethan and Ali

Posted: Tuesday November 21, 2017

Bill's Beep Test Bonanza

Year 8 student Bill Campbell has achieved a well deserved acknowledgement at the national ASB Brightsparks event for his science fair invention to do with the infamous beep test. Here is Bill's recount of the event

Posted: Sunday November 12, 2017

Room 15, 23 & 24's Perfect Pies

The final group of pies for 2017 were prepared last week. 

Posted: Saturday November 11, 2017

Room 3, 4 & 14's Perfect Pies in Term 4

The last group of pies were prepared last week by the students. 

Posted: Saturday November 11, 2017

Room 7, 8 & 13's Term 4 Pies

The last group has designed, made and eaten their perfect pies. 

Posted: Saturday November 11, 2017

Room 9 enjoys ballet.

We had great fun learning ballet moves and steps and creating a routine. It was interesting to learn how to move and create characters by the way we move. It was a great session and an opportunity for many to shine.

Posted: Tuesday November 7, 2017

Balmac Gold win Bronze at South Islands

The South Island Intermediate Water polo tournament was held in Dunedin last weekend. 

Posted: Saturday November 4, 2017

ROOM 5 TRIP TO LONG BEACH 2017

Report by Ben Sinclair

Posted: Saturday November 4, 2017

Wearable Arts

Report by Liam Thorne

Posted: Friday November 3, 2017

WEARABLE ARTS 2017

Report by: Matthew Bolter

Posted: Friday November 3, 2017

Ballet!!!

Earlier this week we were lucky enough to have a session from Pagan who is the educator for the Royal New Zealand Ballet Compay.

Posted: Thursday November 2, 2017

Theo Smith - Achievement in Room 8

Congratulations to Theo on his recent success at the South Island Diving Competition. (Read on)

Posted: Thursday November 2, 2017

Summer Reading Programme for Year 7

Year 7 students are encouraged to join this programme which allows them to take up to 15 books from our library for the holidays. 

Posted: Monday October 30, 2017

Room 9 conquers rock climbing at Long Beach.

Posted: Monday October 30, 2017

Royal New Zealand Ballet Workshop

This week the Year 7 classes were visited by Pagan from the Royal New Zealand Ballet (RNZB). Each class was treated to hands-on workshop with Pagan.

Posted: Monday October 30, 2017