News

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

 

Recycled instruments

In week 3 we were set the daunting task of creating a recycled instrument that creates soundWow! Making an instrument didnt 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

School Accounts

All school accounts have been emailed to parents today. If you haven't received yours, please get in touch with our office administrators 4667251.We would appreciate if you could settle your accounts before the end of the term, thank you.

Posted: Thursday October 26, 2017

Beach Activity Day!!!

Room 26 were fortunate enough to have fantastic weather on Thursday this week for the activity day at Long Beach!!!!

Posted: Thursday October 26, 2017