2015 Kinder Space Evening with families

Posted by amason on August 24, 2015

This term at Kinder, we have been learning about space! Ms Deb is on placement and she has chosen the topic of space, which includes mathematics, science, literacy and many more learning areas. We have been building rocket ships, space stations, alien masks, space people and many more space experiences. To finish off our space learning we invited our dads and grandfathers to come to kinder at night for a casserole tea and to look at the stars! We were very lucky to have Mr Tom Middlebrook come with his telescopes and teach us some new information about the solo system. Even though we invited the stars and moon unfortunately they did not turn up. However, it was still a wonderful night to get to show our dads our kinder and all the wonderful things we have been learning about. 

2015 Rachel cares for her cattle

Posted by amason on August 3, 2015

In the holidays Year 6 student Rachel was selected to attend a program in Bendigo for people interested in the cattle industry. She spent a week in Bendigo with other young people learning about how to care for cattle, prepare cattle for showing and also handling cattle. it was a wonderful experience for Rachel and she gained many positive experiences from attending.


2015 Hockey 7s

Posted by amason on August 3, 2015


Congratulations to all students who participated in the Little Desert Hockey 7’s carnival at Dimboola last Tuesday. Both the boys and girls teams were successful on the day winning all their games and will now proceed to the next level and play at the Greater Western Region Carnival on Friday 14th August in Dimboola. Thank you to Mr Brennan and Anita Weaver for coaching the teams. Also a big thank you to Sarah Mutch for umpiring on the day. Thank you to parents for transporting students and supporting both teams at the carnival.


2015 Balmoral Mens Shed meets Tech Shed

Posted by amason on July 27, 2015

Men's Shed meets the Tech Shed!

We were delighted last Thursday when the Balmoral Men's Shed came to visit us in the Year 7/8 Tech Shed! We were not quite sure who was more excited - the students or the 'Men'!!! Many of the students received some fantastic help from the 'Men'. The 'Men' had a great time looking at the students in action and enjoyed seeing all the machines and tools! 

It was a great experience for all. We are hoping another visit may not be too far away!


2015 Gilmore Girls Visit

Posted by amason on July 27, 2015

Year 9 Gilmore/Balmoral camp to Rocklands

The last week of term 3 our year 9 students welcomed 11 year 9 students from Gilmore College for Girls to Rocklands Lodge. The camp was a great cultural exchange between all the students. Balmoral students shared their love of and knowledge of fishing, a visit to Duggan’s working shearing shed and farm to pet lambs and calves, a visit to Harrow Police station, the Johnny Mullagh Cricket Centre and a tour of our school.  The Gilmore students represented about 10 different nationalities and shared about their country of origin with stories and photos.  All the students made new friends and will look forward to catching up with the girls when we visit them later in the year. Many thanks go to the staff, students, parents and community for welcoming the girls and supporting the camp in so many ways.