News

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

 

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

TRAFFIC SAFETY

A reminder that when dropping your children off at school NOT to stop on the bus stop, yellow lines or over driveways.

Posted: Wednesday May 24, 2017

LOST PROPERTY

We again have a huge variety of unnamed lost property. Please encourage your child to check the library foyer where the lost property is kept Please ensure that ALL items of clothing are clearly named.

Posted: Wednesday May 24, 2017

Oral Book Reports are ensuring books fly off the shelves.

This term, during Library sessions, students from each class have been presenting oral book reports of their chosen novel.

Posted: Tuesday May 23, 2017

Year 7 News May 2017

What's been happening in the Year 7 team this Term?

Posted: Tuesday May 23, 2017

School Council Update

New roles have been announced and fundraising is underway.

Posted: Tuesday May 23, 2017

Lighting up the Lab!

On Tuesday Room 7 were lucky enough to head down to Otago Boys High School to have a sizzling science lesson in the lab with HOD teacher Mr Tim Ashdown!

Posted: Tuesday May 23, 2017

Science A-Go-Go

In Room 1 we have undertaken lots of science based activities over the last 2 weeks to understand more about the scientific process.

Posted: Tuesday May 23, 2017

Marshmallow Challenge

Last weeks science in block 3

Posted: Tuesday May 23, 2017

What's hot in the kitchen with the Year 8's?

The Year 8's have been making a wide variety of sauces and pastry in preparation for making their designer pies.

Posted: Tuesday May 23, 2017

Scribbling Machines

Room 2 had a great afternoon exploring variables in science using scribbling machines. A number of groups had to persevere and problem solve but everyone got there in the end!

Posted: Tuesday May 23, 2017

What's hot in the kitchen with the Year 7's?

Group 3 have almost finished in the Food Technology Room and cooked a wide variety of food.

Posted: Tuesday May 23, 2017

Our Perfect Pies

Room 7, 8 & 13 Food Technology Students have been working hard developing and marking their perfect pie.

Posted: Tuesday May 23, 2017

Tim Tam Slam

by Billie - Room 2

Posted: Tuesday May 23, 2017

Freshman Shield Challenge R5 v R6

Who won in the most recent Shield challenge - was it Room 5 or Room 6?

Posted: Tuesday May 23, 2017

Scribble bots in Room 5 & Room 6

Working collaboratively on a STEM challenge in Block two!

Posted: Tuesday May 23, 2017

Scribble Machines

Room 25 and 26 teamed up today to get creative with some bits and bobs, wires and tape.

Posted: Monday May 22, 2017

Basketball Hits Room 10

The ref throws the ball and the teams are determined to get the ball from their opponents.

Posted: Monday May 22, 2017

Week 3 - was all go in Room 26

We have been busy working both independently and collaboratively on a variety of science experiments and writing tasks this week.

Posted: Friday May 19, 2017

HOCKEY IS CANCELLED TONIGHT.

We have had a message from the Otago Hockey Association to confirm that all kwik sticks hockey has been cancelled for tonight Friday 19th May, due to the weather forecast.

Posted: Friday May 19, 2017