News

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

 

May Mega Maths Month

We have a major focus on improving our knowledge and speed of our basic facts.

Posted: Friday May 12, 2017

Students Proud and Motivated

Students have pushed themselves to finish excellent projects and are proud of their results.

Posted: Thursday May 11, 2017

The Great Marble Challenge

Investigations in Room 1 and 2

Posted: Wednesday May 10, 2017

CAM LAB with Miss Dick

The other day we went to CAMLAB. Miss Dick set us a challenge - to make the ultimate school bag!

Posted: Wednesday May 10, 2017

POM POM CHALLENGE!!!!!

Room 26 was humming on Monday afternoon - when we were attempting our first S.T.E.M. Challenge.

Posted: Wednesday May 10, 2017

Rooms 9, 10 and 11 begin discovering scribble bots.

Room's 9, 10 and 11 have begun to explore motion and forces through creating scribble bots.

Posted: Monday May 8, 2017

Room 9 begins learning the marimba.

We have begun learning to create music using percussion instruments such as marimba. It was a great start with focused learning and creating some lovely music.  

Posted: Monday May 8, 2017

Pompom blasters in action! 

Room 6 took part in their first STEM challenge! 

Posted: Thursday May 4, 2017

Welcome back to Term 2

It is going to be a busy action packed term ! 

Posted: Monday May 1, 2017

Welcome back to Term Two!!

Sandwiches, scones and sweets! The inspiration behind our Term Two planning meeting this week. This terms integrated theme is called Wonderment... the awe and wonder of the world around us. 

Posted: Sunday April 30, 2017

Welcome Back!!!!

I hope you all had a fantastic and enjoyable holiday.

Posted: Sunday April 30, 2017

Welcome Back to Term 2!

We are ready for another busy and exciting term in Room 2!  Read on to see what we will be learning about...

Posted: Saturday April 29, 2017

Nigel Brown Art

Check out our Nigel Brown Art we completed at the end of last term!

Posted: Saturday April 29, 2017

Room 3's Animal Creations

Check out the pictures of Room 3's Term 1 ASPIRE Projects. The goal was to create an animal that has the adaptations to be able to survive in a chosen habitat.

Posted: Thursday April 27, 2017

Room 3's Trip to the Butterfly House

Check out the photos from Room 3's trip to the Butterfly House in term 1.

Posted: Wednesday April 26, 2017

Year 8 Screen Printing 

All three Year 8 classes have been busy finishing off their screen printed t-shirts.  As you will see below, the outcomes look fantastic.  Many hopefully will be wearing them proudly over the Easter holidays.

Posted: Thursday April 13, 2017

Year 7 Cushion Factory

It has been a very busy week with Year 7's finishing off their striped or patched cushions.  Check out the gorgeous combinations of patterned and plain fabric they have chosen.  Well done to them all for finishing before the holidays.  Students who finished their masterpiece today, will be able to take them home at the end of the first week of term 2.

Posted: Thursday April 13, 2017

Otago Triathlon Championships

Balmac Superstars in Cromwell

Posted: Thursday April 13, 2017

Futsal Roundup - Term 1

This term’s futsal season has been a another great success.

Posted: Wednesday April 12, 2017

Room 13 & 14 Rippa

Members of Room 13 and 14 have been playing Rippa this term.

Posted: Wednesday April 12, 2017