News

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

 

Art Gallery Outing

Wednesday was a busy day for Room 26, as we headed off to the Art Gallery!

Posted: Friday June 9, 2017

Success in Room 8!

Theo Smith - Diving achievements.

Posted: Thursday June 8, 2017

Room 2's Art Gallery Trip

Room 2 had a great trip to the Art Gallery yesterday. Our theme was Winter Silhouettes. Check out our artwork!

Posted: Wednesday June 7, 2017

Art Gallery Inventions

Exploring how people have changed the course of history with their creative solutions to problems was a main idea of todays visit.

Posted: Tuesday June 6, 2017

Samoan Language Week

Talofa lava! Today in Year 7 assembly Room 2 showcased some Samoan language and singing to other classes. Thanks to our great presenters - Marama, Mitchell and Taitelea.

Posted: Friday June 2, 2017

Room 5, 6 & 25's Pancake Challenge.

The challenge was to modify the flavour of the basic American-style pancake using ingredients available.

Posted: Thursday June 1, 2017

Room 9, 10 & 11's Pancake Challenge.

The Challenge was to modify the flavour of the basic American-style pancake.

Posted: Thursday June 1, 2017

Room 3, 4 & 14's Perfect Pies

The Food tech students designed their own pie this week.

Posted: Thursday June 1, 2017

Well done Dylan!

For displaying strong organised and ready to learn skills as he develops his science fair investigation.

Posted: Wednesday May 31, 2017

Rooms 9 and 11 school assembly.

Last Friday Rooms 9 and 11 hosted the school assembly. This gave us the opportunity to share some of our many talents and work from this term.

Posted: Wednesday May 31, 2017

Tim Tam Slam - Room 9 styles!

Room 9 have been looking at procedural writing.

Posted: Wednesday May 31, 2017

Room 9 Nigel Brown inspired art.

Room 9 has worked well to develop their art.

Posted: Wednesday May 31, 2017

Love is in the Air!

As part of our creative writing unit which looks at creating imagery, Room 7 have been writing poems inspired by the colour RED - which we related to the emotion of LOVE. Check out some of our LOVE poems.

Posted: Sunday May 28, 2017

Year 8 News

The first 4 weeks have flown by. Read on to see what has happened

Posted: Thursday May 25, 2017

Full STEAM ahead!

Term Two has got off to a flying start with lot's of interesting and exciting activity. STEAM (Science, technology, engineering, arts, maths) programmes have been to the fore!

Posted: Wednesday May 24, 2017

Term 2 Flight

Room 4 has been thoroughly engaged in learning about the principles of flight. We have focused on paper planes and testing a variety of planes and recording data.

Posted: Wednesday May 24, 2017

Year 7Cushion making continues

Another rotation of Year 7's is well underway and next week another batch of gorgeous cushions will be completed.

Posted: Wednesday May 24, 2017

The Basketball Season is Here

The basketball season is now underway with round 2 games taking place at the Edgar Centre on Monday night.

Posted: Wednesday May 24, 2017

Year 8 and Fabrics creations

Students in two of the Year 8 classes have brainstormed, designed and are now in the process of creating fabric houses in a variety of 2 and 3 dimensional forms. Many are close to being completed and I look forward to making a display in the classroom of the completed outcomes.

Posted: Wednesday May 24, 2017

SCHOOL ACCOUNTS

School Accounts were emailed home on Tuesday of this week. If you did not receive your child's Term 2 invoice please contact kballantyne@balmacewen.school.nz

Posted: Wednesday May 24, 2017