News

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

 

What's cooking with the Year 7's?

The third group of Year 7's have made it to the foods room.

Posted: Friday September 25, 2020

Sassenachs Rugby

On Wednesday 23rd September 3 Balmacewen teams played in the annual Otago Rugby Sassenachs Rugby Tournament at Bishopscourt

Posted: Thursday September 24, 2020

Otago Touch Metro Trials

Sunday October 11th at the Kensington Oval

Posted: Thursday September 24, 2020

Fairplay Cup

Congratulations

Posted: Wednesday September 23, 2020

Year 8 Happenings

Kia Ora families and friends of our year 8 community.

Posted: Wednesday September 23, 2020

Message from the Principal

It's the end of Term 3. A chance to stop, draw a breath and reflect on a busy and enjoyable term.

Posted: Wednesday September 23, 2020

Busy, Busy, Healthy Buzz

Covid has shortened our time in class, but not our enthusiasm.

Posted: Wednesday September 23, 2020

Writing excellence

The writing extension group have been taking part in Storyathon (a challenge to write a story in exactly 100 words) Congratulations to Megha who was placed in the top 10 in all of New Zealand and Australia

Posted: Wednesday September 23, 2020

Year 7 Designer Food

The second unit in Year 7 has seen the students put their own twist on some classic foods.

Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2020

Anything but Pies with the Year 8's

The year 8's have been cooking up a storm in the kitchen this term.

Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2020

Year 8 Amazing Pies

The Year 8's have made some great pies this term

Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2020

Pineapple Track with the Back Block

On Monday 21 September Rooms 9, 10 and 11 got out to do the Pineapple Track walk. It was a fabulous day and there were some tired legs at the end.

Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2020

School Council Round Up

This term the school council has run a mufti day and Round-Up Wednesday to raise money for our chosen charity - The Cancer Society.

Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2020

Girls Football

Unfortunately The Blamac Girls Team had an interchange against Columba cancelled earlier this term due to Covid restrictions. It was fantastic to get the opportunity to play against Tahuna in a one-off match later in the term.

Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2020

Balmac students help to bring ideas to life

A group of students have been working with a class of Year 2 students at Maori Hill School to help them bring their Dunedin Hospital build ideas to life.

Posted: Sunday September 20, 2020

Year 7 News

It has been a fantastic finish to our term. In the last few weeks we have had visits to the Art Gallery, our first Year 7 group assemblies for the term, the Freshman Shield Tug of War Challenge, EOTC Pineapple Track walks, PBL sharing presentations and Athletics. Phew!

Posted: Sunday September 20, 2020

Term Three PBL Sharing night.

On Wednesday night some of our Year 7 classes set up in our school hall to present their term three PBL projects to their parents and community.

Posted: Sunday September 20, 2020

School Athletics

Our school athletics day is scheduled for Friday 25th September. The notice for this is attached.

Posted: Thursday September 17, 2020

Stunning Day Out!

The Year 7 classes have finished the term with the focus on fitness as part of our Hauora health unit. Throughout this week each syndicate has had a day out walking over the Pineapple track and into Ross Creek.

Posted: Thursday September 17, 2020

Summer sports registration

Summer sports will start again in term 4. If your child would like to participate in a summer sport please register them on the google form which is linked below...

Posted: Monday September 14, 2020