Student Newsletter 5 February 2018

YEAR OF KINDNESS

The ‘Year of Kindness’ suggestions for this term have all been written by pupils. Take 10 minutes a day to spend quality time with your friends and family without your phone, computer or TV.

Mrs Murphy

 

REMINDER – S1 AND S2 AFTER SCHOOL CODING CLUB

The S1 and S2 after school coding club is starting up again. We will be creating games using Raspberry Pis, Scratch, Kodu, Livecode, Visual Basic and AppInventor.  If interested please come along to room 36 every Monday from 3.30pm to 4.30pm.

Lewis, Callum, Damien, Craig

 

REMINDER – VALUABLES IN PE

The PE department would like to remind all pupils that if you leave any valuables in the changing rooms you are doing so at your own risk.  You can hand valuables in to your teacher at the beginning of lessons or alternatively keep them in your school locker.

Miss Adamson

 

REMINDER – LOST/FOUND

A ring was found in Room 31.  If you think it may be yours, please see Mrs Razavi in the school office.

Mrs Razavi

 

REMINDER – N5 CHEMISTRY AFTER SCHOOL REVISION

The above revision classes will start on Tuesday 6 February from 3.30pm to 4.20pm in Room 50 and will run each week until the exam in May.

Miss Graham

 

REMINDER – ACTIVITIES WEEK BOOKLETS

You have been issued with information booklets about Activities Week 2018.  Please look carefully at the information and return your choice sheet to the school office by Friday 9 February at the latest.

 Mrs Yule

 

REMINDER – TRAINEE DENTAL NURSE POSITION

A local dental practice based in the south of Edinburgh is looking to hire a trainee dental nurse.  This position includes day release at college.  If you are interested or want to find out more information please see Mrs Brandie in the Guidance Base.

Mrs Brandie

 

REMINDER – HANDBALL COMPETITION

When? – Wednesday 14 February 1pm-lunch

Who? – S1-S3 Liddell v Clerk Maxwell

Where? – Games Hall

We hope to see you there – please wear appropriate shoes!

S6 Sports Committee

 

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

 

REMINDER – YOUNG PERSONS’ SPORT PANEL

The Young Persons’ Sport Panel provides a national platform to represent a voice of young people from across Scotland to help influence and shape the future of sport in Scotland and to raise the profile of sport.  Every two years, young people are selected from across the country to be part of the Young Persons’ Sport Panel. Applications are now open! There are some key criteria that all applicants must meet:

  • Living in Scotland
  • Aged between 14 and 23
  • Passionate about sport
  • Want to make a difference
  • Got up to 3 hours a week to commit

More information and applications can be found at www.sportscotland.org.uk/sportpanel

Kate Murray

Active Schools Coordinator

 

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