News

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

 

Southland Summer Sports Exchange

Last week Balmacewen hosted Southland Boys and Southland Girls High Schools in our annual summer sports exchange.  

Posted: Sunday April 2, 2017

Year 7 Tug of War Champs!

On Friday Room 2 won the Year 7 Tug of War competition, displaying great team work and determination!  We are now the first holders of the Freshman Shield and are looking forward to our first challenge next week.

Posted: Sunday April 2, 2017

Well done Solly.

Solly is producing excellent writing and developing stories which have me on the edge of my seat. Warning: This story is not for the faint hearted!

Posted: Saturday April 1, 2017

Well done Olivia.

Olivia has been producing some excellent writing and developing stories which have me on the edge of my seat.   

Posted: Saturday April 1, 2017

Well done Cheol.

Cheol has continued to show perseverance in all areas of his learning.

Posted: Saturday April 1, 2017

School Accounts and Winter Sports Fees

Please read on for important messages from our Admin team regarding fees.

Posted: Thursday March 30, 2017

TERM 1 almost done!

The term is coming to an end - and then we take a breather.

Posted: Thursday March 30, 2017

Kids Lit Quiz team get 3rd place

Congratulations to our Kids lit team who competed in the annual kids lit competition at Dunedin North Intermediate on Wednesday.

Posted: Thursday March 30, 2017

Scary Campfire stories from Room 9.

One of our follow up reading activities was to create spooky campfire stories to share.  The final stories were clever, spooky and possibly a bit gruesome!

Posted: Thursday March 30, 2017

Year 7 News March 2017 

What a busy month of March the Year 7 team have had! The focus for the month of March has been camp!

Posted: Thursday March 30, 2017

A very busy and productive Term One

As you will see in our newsletter, many great stories of student success!

Posted: Wednesday March 29, 2017

Artistic Animals with Attitude

This term Year Eight students  have been refining their  ideas, drawing and painting skills.  They have also been focused on the Balmac Super Six.  These works show their ability to: Aim High, Persevere and Problem Solve. 

Posted: Wednesday March 29, 2017

Year 7 Art Room Action 

Year 7 students have been challenged and have created some exciting new artworks this term.

Posted: Wednesday March 29, 2017

Touch

Thursday evenings has seen some great weather, and some great touch has been played at the Kensington Oval.

Posted: Wednesday March 29, 2017

What's hot in the Year 8 Kitchen?

The year 8's are finishing off their pastry unit with their own pie creation.

Posted: Wednesday March 29, 2017

Natural History NZ visit Room 14

Room 14 was extremely fortunate to have Lorne and Max from Natural History NZ share their amazing experiences.

Posted: Wednesday March 29, 2017

What's hot in the Y7 Kitchen?

Group 1 finished off with Sushi and Cookies, and Group 2 have made their cooking debut.

Posted: Wednesday March 29, 2017

Year 8 News - End of Term 1

Kia Ora families and friends of our Year 8 students.  What an extremely busy term we have experienced! 

Posted: Wednesday March 29, 2017

Life in Room 11 

Room 11 has been working hard on their belonging unit over the last couple of weeks.

Posted: Wednesday March 29, 2017

Room 23's CAMLAB Experience 

Creating and making is Room 23's forte! 

Posted: Tuesday March 28, 2017