YEAR OF KINDNESS
Sleep is incredibly important for healthy bodies and mind. Try to take a note of how much sleep you get each night this week. Think about small changes you may make to improve the amount of sleep you get.
The Clubs Fair will take place on Wednesday this week during periods 5 and 6. All classes are invited to come along and discover the variety of clubs that are on offer at Penicuik High School. This is your chance to participate in something new or just find out a bit about what you could join in with in the future. Class teachers are advised to bring their classes along at the following times;
S1 – 1.40pm
S2 – 2pm
S3 – 2.35pm
S4 – 2.50
S5/6 – 3.10
Looking forward to seeing you all there.
Auditions for Annie Friday 10 and Friday 17 November 2017. Leaflets available from school office.
Please could Young Ambassadors meet TODAY in the PE classroom at lunchtime. Thank you.
DYSLEXIA AWARENESS WEEK 6-11 NOVEMBER
You will notice that staff are wearing blue ribbons this week to raise awareness of Dyslexia and to show support to our pupils who have dyslexia. I have blue ribbons to give to pupils. All you need to do is find the name of a famous person – living or dead – who has dyslexia then tell me their name. I will be around my office at break and lunchtimes this week.
S2 CLUB 55
S2 Club 55 will not take place on Monday and Tuesday this week, due to the number of pupils out of school on the trip to Surgeons’ Hall. Club 55 will begin again on Thursday. Many thanks.
ART STUDY SESSIONS FOR S4/S5
Mrs McLennan and Miss Keir will be holding a study session for all S4 and S5 pupils in preparation for the Art prelim. Any Art pupils who would like to come along TODAY and/or Wednesday 8 November are welcome to join us.
SCHOOL NURSE MEDICAL FORMS
If you received a form from the school nurse last week, can you please return it to the school office TODAY. Thank you.
S1/S2 PUSHKIN PRIZE FOR CREATIVE WRITING
Next meeting is on Wednesday November 8 at 1.15pm in room 45. Please bring your next piece of writing with you.
HORRIBLE HISTORIES – Lunchtime Club
TODAY’s club will run as normal from 1pm in room 25.
SILVER DUKE OF EDINBURGH
This is a reminder that all those who signed up should be attending the meetings on Thursday lunchtimes. This is part of your training and is therefore compulsory if you wish to achieve the award. Also you need to be adding information/evidence to your eDofE account for your Silver and completing any missing info for your Bronze award.
All pupils involved in the Malawi Partnership: there will be a meeting TODAY in Room 12 at 1:10pm. Feel free to bring your lunch.
REMINDER – POPPIES ON SALE
Senior pupils will come around classes this week selling poppies. Please bring your donation in and help this worthy cause.
There is going to be a fundraising gig on Thursday 16 November to raise money for Social Bite. There will be a bake sale at the gig. Tickets are £5 and are available from Burnt Out Records members, the Charities Committee or from the Music Staff Base. This will take place in the Hub, doors open at 7.00pm. #10yearsofgigging
Charities Committee and Burnt Out Records