Student Newsletter 15 December 2017

YEAR OF KINDNESS

Remember to bring in a small item to donate to the Hampers.

Mrs Murphy

 

MALAWI PARTNERSHIP – MEETING/PARENTS’ INFORMATION EVENING

All pupils in S3 & S4 who are involved in the partnership with Namadzi School in Malawi should attend a meeting on Tuesday 19 December at 1:10pm in Room 12 (Mrs Andrew’s room). Feel free to bring your lunch.  There will also be an information evening on Wednesday 24 January for parents of pupils in S3 & S4 who are interested in the possibility of visiting Namadzi in June 2019. If you are interested in this meeting, please see Mrs Andrew in Room 12 for a letter.

Mrs Andrew

 

URGENT – CHRISTMAS HAMPERS

Could all items and money for the Christmas hampers be handed in TODAY.  Last year we managed to collect enough items to fill 30 hampers, however this year we are struggling to fill 10.  Any items or loose change that you can donate would be very much appreciated by the families in Penicuik.

S6 Charities Committee

 

S1 SCIENCE CLUB

S1 Science Club will return next Thursday 21 December for the final week before Christmas.  Hope to see you all there.

Miss Graham

 

DANCES

Our junior Christmas dances take place at the following times next week. Please register in your per 5 class and then you will come to the hall at 2pm.

S2 – Monday per 5 and 6

S3 – Tuesday per 5 and 6

S1 – Thursday per 5 and 6

Miss McShannon 

 

S1+ S2 YOUTH DROP IN

Fridays 12.35pm-2.00pm @ Penicuik High School in Community Room 1.  Come along and meet up with friends, have a chat with our friendly youth workers, make new friends, find out what’s available for you.  Pupils are to meet a member of LLE staff at the main foyer (next to the school office) at 12.35pm.

Hope Robertson

Youth Worker

 

LATENESS

All pupils are responsible for getting to school on time as lateness undermines good quality learning and teaching. Pupils who are late are reminded that they must attend a breaktime detention in the Assembly Hall.  Failure to attend breaktime detention is being monitored and will result in further sanctions being imposed.

Mrs Yule

 

SPORTS COUNCIL

The next Sports Council meeting will be on Thursday 18 January 2018 at lunchtime in the PE classroom.

Kate Murray

Active Schools Coordinator

 

S1 SMARTCARDS

The named pupils should come to the office today at breaktime.

NB Other pupils will be advised in this newsletter when their card arrives. Thanks.

Mrs Davidson

 

MALAWI PARTNERSHIP – LOGO DESIGN COMPETITION

A reminder that the logo design competition for our partnership with Namadzi Secondary School in Malawi is open to all pupils in the school. We would like you to come up with a design based on the old Scots idea of the “Common Weal” – a term that denotes friendship and compassion with others. Your logo should be recognisably “Scottish”, but you can use any material to design it. Our partners in Malawi are currently doing the same and we hope to combine the winning designs from the two schools to make a single image.  Please hand any designs to Mrs Andrew (Room 12) or Mr Murphy (Music) by Wednesday 20 December.

Mrs Andrew

 

URGENT – VACCINATION FORMS

The named pupils have still to return their vaccination forms to the school office.  Please do so tomorrow or first thing next week.  Thank you.

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