News

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

 

Hockey is still on for most teams this afternoon - COVID level 2 reminders

The Green team has been defaulted to this afternoon. However, all the other team's games are still on. IMPORTANT: Players and spectators need to be aware of the COVID level 2 guidelines that are included again below...

Posted: Friday August 14, 2020

Changes to basketball due to COVID level 2 restrictions...

Please read on for important changes to the basketball programme on Monday 17th August at the Edgar Centre...

Posted: Thursday August 13, 2020

UPDATE: Changes to scheduled events due to COVID level 2.

Due to the recent announcement that we are in level 2 there have been some changes to sports and events. Please read on for more information...

Posted: Tuesday August 11, 2020

Alert Level 2

We are under Alert Level 2. School is open but please read on for important reminders.

Posted: Tuesday August 11, 2020

Sausage sizzle fundraiser

Our year 8 boys and girls basketball teams are fundraising for an Intermediate schools tournament in Christchurch. There will be a sausage sizzle this Friday 14th August. Read on for instructions for ordering your sausages.

Posted: Monday August 10, 2020

Student Council: Mufti Day and Sausage Sizzle.

Our Student Council are organising a mufti day and a sausage sizzle to raise money for their chosen charities: Green Peace, Starship Hospital and Ronald McDonald House. The mufti day and the sausage sizzle will both be on Wednesday 4th November. Mufti is $2. Read on for instructions for ordering your sausages.

Posted: Monday August 10, 2020

Cross Country

Read on for results and photographs from the cross country...

Posted: Monday August 10, 2020

Science and Technology Fair success

Congratulations to our students who completed a Science or Technology Fair project and entered in the Otago Science and Technology Fair last week.

Posted: Monday August 10, 2020

Year 8 Mystery Box Challenges

Under a tea-towel the Year 8's find their food - the challenge is to make a yummy looking and tasting dish from the ingredients found.

Posted: Thursday July 30, 2020

Fabo writing

Emily entered a story on FABO story and received some great feedback. Here is her story.....

Posted: Thursday July 2, 2020

Personified Cats

Another talented group of Year Sevens have been learning painting techniques, developing ideas, and drawing skills.

Posted: Thursday July 2, 2020

POST-COVID POSTCARDS

The students' postcards were inspired by the exhibition Postcards from the Other Side at Gallery De Novo, which featured postcards by local artists. In particular, these postcards were inspired by local artist and educator Kerry Mackay.

Posted: Thursday July 2, 2020

Year 8 News

Thank you to all families and friends of our Year 8 Community for your support this term.

Posted: Thursday July 2, 2020

Year 7 - Colourful Cushions

Our Fabrics room is the place be according to the Year 7 classes who have just completed their first project - the CUSHION!

Posted: Thursday July 2, 2020

Denim Donations

Did you know ...?

Posted: Thursday July 2, 2020

Year 8 Bags - Functional & Fantastic

Our Year 8 students have had the opportunity to develop a standard bag template to suit their needs. The have created lunch bags, toilet bags, larger swimming/sports bags. Some even made pot plant baggies.

Posted: Thursday July 2, 2020

PBL in Rooms 3, 4 and 14.

After emerging from lockdown and our online learning Year 8 decided on a theme of 'Ka mua, ka muri; looking back in order to move forward.'

Posted: Thursday July 2, 2020

Parent/Teacher Interviews.

Mid term reports will be sent home in the first week of next term and our parent/teacher interviews will be the following week. Please read on for details on how to book your interview.

Posted: Thursday July 2, 2020

Message from the Principal

It's the end of Term 2. Well done to everyone for making it through a very unique time!

Posted: Wednesday July 1, 2020

What's cooking with the Year 7's?

The third group of year 7's have just finished their time in foods room.

Posted: Wednesday July 1, 2020