Blues Assembly

Our whole school Blues and Honours Assembly was held in September.

Posted: Wednesday September 18, 2019

Te wiki o te reo Maori

We celebrated te wiki o te reo Maori (or Maori Language Week) in September. The theme was "Kia kaha te reo Maori." Let's make the Maori language strong.

Posted: Tuesday September 10, 2019

Class Act Awards

Congratulations to Alice Houston-Page and Cameron Monteath who are our 2019 Class Act recipients. Both students and their parents enjoyed meeting with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in September where they were presented with their awards.

Posted: Sunday September 8, 2019

Poetry Winners

Congratulations to four of our young poets who have won recognition.

Posted: Sunday September 1, 2019

New Green Screen for Media Studies

Media Studies students are excited about the new larger 4 metre wide green screen.

Posted: Saturday August 24, 2019

Model United Nations

Casper McGuire, Zak Rudin, Sasha Freeman attended the NZ Model United Nations in Wellington in July.

Posted: Saturday August 24, 2019

Defibrillator donated by Balmacewen Lions Club

Thanks to the Balmacewen Lions Club for donating an AED to our school and wider community.

Posted: Saturday August 24, 2019

Pacific Leaders Forum

Congratulations to Esther Tamati who was selected to attend the Pacific Student Leaders Programme in Rarotonga in October.

Posted: Saturday August 24, 2019

Johns Hopkins University Course for Talented Youth

Paxton Hall was selected to attend the Loyola Marymount University in America in July.

Posted: Saturday August 24, 2019

Secondary Schools Music Festival

Congratulations to our talented Music department and musicians for their performances in the Otago Secondary Schools 50th Annual Music Festival in August.

Posted: Saturday August 24, 2019

Elizabeth Eckford Talk

Anyone who studies Year 11 Black Civil Rights in History, knows intimately the story of Elizabeth Eckford and The Little Rock Nine desegregation experiment at school in Arkansas in the mid 1950s. And here she was in little, old Dunedin in 2019!

Posted: Wednesday August 21, 2019

School Strike 4 Climate Camp

Zak Rudin reports on his week at the Greenpeace hosted School Strike 4 Climate Camp:

Posted: Wednesday August 21, 2019

ShowQuest National Award

Congratulations to Melicen Barber and Mathew Schack (Paper Frogs) for winning the national award for their live music as part of our ShowQuest performance.

Posted: Monday August 19, 2019

Year 9 Scholarship Winners 2019

Congratulations to our successful Year 9 Scholarship recipients.

Posted: Sunday August 18, 2019

Meikei High School students visit to Year 9 Japanese

Our Year 9 Japanese class hosted a visit from a Japanese group in Term 3.

Posted: Saturday August 17, 2019

August Sports Round Up

Term 3 continues to be busy with lots of students participating and competing in sports.

Posted: Friday August 16, 2019

Winter in the Library

As the cold weather arrived many, many students found the library a warm place to be at breaks and lunchtimes. There were tempting winter reads and a couple of new initiatives to help keep everyone focused on reading and learning.

Posted: Friday August 16, 2019

Innovation Soars at Science and Technology Fair

Congratulations to all our scientists and inventors who participated in the Otago Science and Technology Fair in August.

Posted: Monday August 12, 2019

TheatreFest 2019 Successes

Congratulations to our winning TheatreFest performers.

Posted: Friday August 9, 2019

Junior Shakespeare

At the end of term 2 the Year 10 Drama students staged a mini Shakespeare Festival. Students created their own groups to perform a scene from Shakespeare for friends and family in Manawa Toi Whakaari.

Posted: Friday August 9, 2019