Monday 2nd November: Room 11 at Long Beach
Tuesday 3rd November: North Zone Athletics. Room 10 at Long Beach
Wednesday 4th November: School council sausage sizzle and mufti day. Room 1 at Long Beach.
Thursday 5th November: Room 25 at Long Beach.
Friday 6th November: Room 26 at Long Beach.
Monday 9th November: Room 9 at Long Beach. Room 7 at Western Hills.
Tuesday 10th November: Room 5 at Long Beach.
Wednesday 11th November: Room 2 at Long Beach. Room 4 at Western Hills.
Friday 13th November: TEACHER ONLY DAY. Year 8 High School Orientation day.
Monday 16th November: Room 6 at Long Beach. Room 22 at Western Hills. Bandquest at Taieri College.
Tuesday 17th November: Otago Athletics Day.
Wednesday 18th November: Girls cricket team at National competition.
For further dates please see the school calendar on our website:
Year 8 News
Kia ora year 8 WhanauVisit this article
Year 7 News
Another exciting Term is underway for our Year 7 students - their last as Year 7's before they move on as Year 8 next year. We have our term topic "pARTicipate" underway. This is an integrated PBL focus of the ARTS and Literacy.Visit this article
This term all classes have written and presented speeches as part of our literacy programme. We were impressed with the diverse range of topics that engaged our students and the way they presented to their classes.Visit this article
Read on for a wrap up of the basketball season at Balmac...Visit this article
Balmacewen has 7 teams participating in the Oval Junior Competition this termVisit this article
On Thursday the Balmacewen orchestra performed a variety of pieces as the Guest Artists at the Otago Boys’ and Otago Girls’ combined Orchestra concert.Visit this article
2020 - what a year!
While most of us are looking forward to the end of 2020, it is a time to reflect on how lucky we are to be at school, playing sport, attending events and socialising while many other countries are still living with restrictions and lock downs. Written as part of our class speech competition we would like to share Tila's speech on the positives of 2020.Visit this article
Year 7 students took up the challenge to create miniature clay warriors.Visit this article
Waterpolo - South Island Championships
This weekend we have entered a team in the South Island Intermediate Waterpolo Championships here in Dunedin.Visit this article
Term 3 Hospital Rebuild Project
Students had the opportunity to tackle a real world project that had a personal connection to their community. The Hospital rebuild project promoted ideas of wellness that extend to school life. We included a range of specialists within the process.Visit this article
Quick Art Lessons
Every now and then a group might just have one session left. One crew focused on working collaboratively and was inspiring by Keith Harring's body outlines. The other group focused on being creative and designing personified food characters.Visit this article
Am I Doing This Right?
Learning new skills, persevering and questioning.Visit this article
Itinerant Music Workshop Day
A tough finish for our cricket boys
Our boys team travelled to Arrowtown last week to play in the Otago/Southland final.Visit this article
In art Year 8 students reflected on the meaning of HOME and then designed and created miniature homes. The focus was on our super skill of problem-solving and persevering which helped us develop the skills of an independent learner.Visit this article
Cooking with the Year 8
The final group of Year 8's have made it to the foods room.Visit this article
Final Assembly and Prize giving - Thursday 10 December 6.00pm, Regent Theatre
A warm welcome to Balmacewen whanau and friends to our Prize giving assembly.Visit this article
Yeah girls cricket
Cricket but not as you know it. To register see the link belowVisit this article
Teacher Only Day
We have a teacher only day on Friday 13th November.Visit this article
Please see community notices attached below...Visit this article