Student Newsletter 5 March 2015

HIGHER ENGLISH

Higher English – I will go over the SQA marking criteria for critical essays and look at how to choose the right task in the exam on Monday 9 March at 3.30. I will repeat this on Wednesday 11 March for anyone who wants to come, but can’t make Monday. Ms Adams.

S4 SCOTTISH YOUTH AWARDS

The following pupils are registered with Mr Young for Bronze-level Scottish Youth Awards. Please note that the next clinic with Mr Young will take place on Wednesday 11 March rather than 4 March as previously advertised.

All pupils must give Mr Young with an update about their progress on Wednesday 11 March in order that he can provide the appropriate support and advice.

APPRENTICESHIP OPPORTUNITIES

  1. East Coast are offering 2 apprenticeship opportunities in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering.  Salary £16,428 PA.
  2. GTG (Training Provider) is offering an apprenticeship opportunity in Business Administration in a range of occupations.
  3. Please see Mrs Brandie as soon as possible if you are interested in either of these opportunities.

Mrs Brandie

SCOTTISH YOUTH PARLIAMENT ELECTIONS

The computers in the library will be available, at the following times, for you to cast your vote for your preferred candidate, (as seen in Assembly,) in the SYP.

Friday 6 March

Wedensday 11 March

Friday 13 March (final day).

Everything you need to vote will be in the library and it shouldn’t take more than 5 minutes.

Miss Adamson

MODEL UNITED NATIONS

Can pupils who wish to attend the Model United Nations Conference at George Watson’s College in Edinburgh 13-15 March please hand in form and money no later than Thursday 5 March. There are still spaces available on our delegation. Thanks.

Miss Thores

CAREERS CONVENTION – PENICUIK HIGH SCHOOL

THURSDAY 12 MARCH 2015     6.30PM – 8.30PM

Come along and meet representatives from 30+ colleges/universities/employers.

Mrs Brandie

 VACCINATIONS – THURSDAY 5 MARCH 2015

Pupils are reminded it is advisable to wear a vest top under your school shirt.  The timetable for the vaccinations on Thursday is as follows:

GIRLS from the following classes should make their way to the Assembly Hall at the times shown below.

9.30am            3C1

9.50am            3L2

10.05am          3L4

10.10am          Girl recalls

10.45am          3L3

BOYS from the following classes should make their way to the Assembly Hall at the times shown

Below.

11.00am          3C1

11.15am          3L2

11.20am          3L3

11.45am          3L4

12.30pm          finish

Please allow pupils out of class at these times.  Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Mrs Davidson

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