Student Newsletter Monday 2 March 2020

S6 FREE PERIODS

S6 students – can you please ensure you sign out on the proper sheet when it is one of your agreed free periods.  Thank you.

Mrs Davidson

 

S5/S6 REPORTS

Can the named pupils please collect their report TODAY from the office.

 

YOUTH MUSIC FOCUS GROUP

See entrance TV for details

 

RAG BAG COLLECTION

Thank you to those who took the time to collect items for the Rag Bag.  We raised £30.  Much appreciated

Mrs MacFadyen

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Student Newsletter Friday 28 February 2020

YOUTH MUSIC FOCUS GROUP

See entrance TV for details.

 

RAG BAG COLLECTION

Thank you to those who took the time to collect items for the Rag Bag.  We raised £30.  Much appreciated

Mrs MacFadyen

 

INTRO TO COLLEGE GROUP – TUESDAY 3 MARCH

This will be the last week of the group and this last session will run during Period 2 only in Room 23.  Jasmine will be joined by Angela from the College’s Finance team to share some information about funding and finance when at college.  The named pupils are invited to attend this session, including some of the pupils from Group 1 who missed this session last time due to the senior prelims.

Ms McLennan

PT Guidance

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Student Newsletter Thursday 28 February 2020

LOST/FOUND

A set of earphones has been handed in to the office.  Please see office staff if you think they may be yours.  Thank you.

Mrs Razavi

 

RAG BAG COLLECTION

Thank you to those who took the time to collect items for the Rag Bag.  We raised £30.  Much appreciated

Mrs MacFadyen

 

INTRO TO COLLEGE GROUP – TUESDAY 3 MARCH

This will be the last week of the group and this last session will run during Period 2 only in Room 23.  Jasmine will be joined by Angela from the College’s Finance team to share some information about funding and finance when at college.  The named pupils are invited to attend this session, including some of the pupils from Group 1 who missed this session last time due to the senior prelims;

Ms McLennan

PT Guidance

 

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Student Newsletter Wednesday 26 February 2020

S2 ‘CAREERS HIVE’ TRIP

A reminder to all pupils in S2 that the trip to the National Museum of Scotland is today. Please remember to bring a packed lunch and something to write with. If you get a free school meal we will have lunches from the Bitesite for you. Please attend registration and then head straight to the Assembly Hall at the beginning of period 1 tomorrow.  Thank you.

Miss Campbell

 

JOBS ROADSHOW 2020

Skills Development Scotland are hosting their annual Jobs Roadshow at Edinburgh Corn Exchange on Wednesday 4 March.  This is a great opportunity for S4 – S6 students to meet with employers and find out more about Modern Apprenticeships, full and part time job vacancies.  Over 50 employers will be present with live vacancies to fill across a number of sectors.  Application and CV support will be available on the day from employers and career advisers.  We have a booking in place between 9.30 and 10.30am.  If students wish to attend, they need to pick up a permission form from Mrs Brandie in the Guidance Base as soon as possible.

Mrs Brandie

 

THURSDAY 5 MARCH 2020 IS WORLD BOOK DAY

The English Department and The School Library have this year’s £1 World Book Day book tokens to distribute to pupils. The tokens are valid from Thursday 27 February – Sunday 29 March 2020. When you get your book token, all you need to do is to take it to your local bookseller. Tesco on Edinburgh Road or Sainsbury at Straiton are the closest participating stores and with the token you can get a free book (list below) or £1.00 off any book in store.

  • ‘The Kissing Booth – Road Trip!’ Written by: Beth Reekles
  • ‘Split’– Written by: Muhammad Khan
  • ‘Kid Normal and the Loudest Library’ – Written by: Chris Smith and Greg James Illustrated by: Erica Salcedo
  • ‘The Case of the Drowned Pearl’ – Written by: Robin Stevens
  • ‘Alex Rider Undercover: The Classified Files’ – Written by: Anthony Horowitz
  • ‘My Awesome Guide to Getting Good At Stuff’ – Written by: Matthew Syed Illustrated by: Toby Triumph

Plus many more including my favourite ‘Dog Man’ by Dav Pilkey

Mr N Smith

School Librarian

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Student Newsletter Tuesday 25 February 2020

S2 ‘CAREERS HIVE’ TRIP

A reminder to all pupils in S2 that the trip to the National Museum of Scotland is tomorrow. Please remember to bring a packed lunch and something to write with. If you get a free school meal we will have lunches from the Bitesite for you. Please attend registration and then head straight to the Assembly Hall at the beginning of period 1 tomorrow.  Thank you.

Miss Campbell

 

JOBS ROADSHOW 2020

Skills Development Scotland are hosting their annual Jobs Roadshow at Edinburgh Corn Exchange on Wednesday 4 March.  This is a great opportunity for S4 – S6 students to meet with employers and find out more about Modern Apprenticeships, full and part time job vacancies.  Over 50 employers will be present with live vacancies to fill across a number of sectors.  Application and CV support will be available on the day from employers and career advisers.  We have a booking in place between 9.30 and 10.30am.  If students wish to attend, they need to pick up a permission form from Mrs Brandie in the Guidance Base as soon as possible.

Mrs Brandie

 

THURSDAY 5 MARCH 2020 IS WORLD BOOK DAY

The English Department and The School Library have this year’s £1 World Book Day book tokens to distribute to pupils. The tokens are valid from Thursday 27 February – Sunday 29 March 2020. When you get your book token, all you need to do is to take it to your local bookseller. Tesco on Edinburgh Road or Sainsbury at Straiton are the closest participating stores and with the token you can get a free book (list below) or £1.00 off any book in store.

  • ‘The Kissing Booth – Road Trip!’ Written by: Beth Reekles
  • ‘Split’– Written by: Muhammad Khan
  • ‘Kid Normal and the Loudest Library’ – Written by: Chris Smith and Greg James Illustrated by: Erica Salcedo
  • ‘The Case of the Drowned Pearl’ – Written by: Robin Stevens
  • ‘Alex Rider Undercover: The Classified Files’ – Written by: Anthony Horowitz
  • ‘My Awesome Guide to Getting Good At Stuff’ – Written by: Matthew Syed Illustrated by: Toby Triumph

Plus many more including my favourite ‘Dog Man’ by Dav Pilkey

Mr N Smith

School Librarian

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