Student Newsletter 12 January 2018

S6 PHOTOS

Your S6 photos will be handed out today at registration.  Please read the ordering instructions carefully.  All orders should be returned to the school office no later than Friday 26 January.  Group photos are on display in the cabinet outside the school office.

Mrs Davidson

 

VOCAL GROUP

Vocal group will restart on Monday 22 January 3.30-4pm in room 4. New members are welcome to come along!

Mrs McIntosh

 

ATTENTION S5 STUDENTS! SUTTON TRUST SUMMER SCHOOL

Are you intending to go to university and

  • Would be in the first generation of their family to attend university
  • Have been eligible for free school meals
  • Live in a neighbourhood with a low rate of progression to higher education and/or a high level of socio-economic deprivation
  • Have achieved at least five A or B passes at National 5, and where applicable, taken subjects relevant to the course applied for ?

If you tick some or all of these boxes, then the Sutton Trust summer school would be an ideal opportunity for you. For more information, speak to Mr Saffhill or go online to https://summerschools.suttontrust.com/

Mr Saffhill

 

VACCINATION FORMS

The school nurse has been in to check the forms.  The named pupils are still outstanding and should return their form AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.  Please hand in to the school office.

Mrs Davidson

 

HOCKEY CLUB

Hockey Club will start back next Thursday 18 January. See you then.

Mrs Cochrane & Miss McCord

 

MALAWI PARTNERSHIP – PARENTS INFORMATION EVENING

There will be an information evening on Wednesday 24 January for parents of pupils in S3 & S4 who are interested in the possibility of visiting our partner school in Namadzi, Malawi in June 2019. If you are interested in this meeting, please see Mrs Andrew in Room 12 for a letter.

Mrs Andrew

 

MIDLOTHIAN SNOWSPORT PROGRAMME

The after school skiing/boarding sessions restart on Wednesday 17 January.  If you have not attended and would like to start, or just need a replacement form, please come and see me.

Mr Merson

 

REMINDER – KRAKOW TRIP 2018

A reminder to all pupils going on the Krakow trip in June 2018 that the next payment of £150 is due by the morning of Friday 26 January. Please hand this in to Miss Docherty. Thank you.

Miss Docherty

 

REMINDER –  SSAA SECONDARY SCHOOLS’ CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS – HOPETOUN HOUSE ESTATE – SATURDAY 3 MARCH 2018

EVENTS a) Group D Under 14 Girls 12.45 p.m. 3,000m
b) Group D Under 14 Boys 1.05 p.m. 3,000m
c) Group C 14 – 15 Girls 1.25 p.m. 4,000m
d) Group C 14 – 15 Boys 1.45 p.m. 4.000m
e) Group B 15 – 17 Girls 2.05 p.m. 4,000m
f) Group B 15 – 17 Boys 2.25 p.m. 5,000m
g) Group A Over 17 Girls 2.45 p.m. 4,000m
h) Group A Over 17 Boys 3.05 p.m. 6,000m

Any pupils that would like to enter the above event, please give your name, date of birth, event you would like to enter and pb(if you have one) to the PE Department, no later than Monday 15 January.

Kate Murray

Active Schools Coordinator

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