Student Newsletter 12 September 2018

HOUSE ASSEMBLIES

There will be House Assemblies this week:

Thursday – Clerk Maxwell House.

Mrs Burgess

 

S6 AWAY DAY

All S6 students – please note that the S6 Away Day this Friday, 14 September, will begin with an S6-only Assembly, at which prefect badges will be presented and expectations set. All students are expected to attend and to be on time.

Mr Jamieson

 

VOCAL GROUP

Vocal group will restart on Monday 17 September 3.30-4pm in room 4 and we are looking for new members, S1-S6! So if you are interested in singing or have sung in a choir before please come along to our practise on Monday.

Mrs McIntosh

 

S1-S2 PUSHKIN PRIZE FOR CREATIVE WRITING

S1 and S2 pupils who would like to enter this writing competition should come to a meeting TODAY in room 45 at 1.10pm

Miss Cairney

 

S1 SCIENCE CLUB

Every Wednesday in room 52, starting TODAY 12 September. Starts 1.10pm. Please eat your lunch before you arrive.  Fun experiments like Elephant’s toothpaste, Van der Graaf generator, Screaming jelly babies.  We look forward to seeing you there!

S6 scientists and Mr Scott

 

LOST/FOUND

A ring has been handed in to the school office.  Please see Mrs Razavi if you think it may be yours.

Mrs Razavi

 

GIRLS RUGBY

Girls rugby will now take place on a Friday, from 12.35–13.35, starting Friday 28 September on the rugby pitch.

Kate Murray

Active Schools Coordinator

 

LAST YEAR’S N5 AND HIGHER BIOLOGISTS

Please return any past paper books and mark schemes borrowed from the department last session. Return them to your class teacher from last year and they will tick your name off the list. Thank you.

Mr Scott

 

 

 

YOUTH PARLIAMENT ELECTIONS

 See details on entrance tv at janitors office.

 

 

BIG ART CLUB

The Big Art Club will start again on a Monday evening from 3.30-4.30pm in room 57. We will be starting on Monday 17 September. All years welcome.

Miss Hardie

 

WALK THE LINE

See details on entrance tv at janitors office

 

 

THE ROTARY CLUB OF PENICUIK- YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHER COMPETITION

Would you like to take part in The Rotary Club of Penicuik photograph competition?

You need to produce 3 photographs (colour or black and white) based upon the theme “Beauty of Nature”, you don’t need to have a camera as mobile phones may be used.  Closing date isn’t until 28 February 2019, so you have plenty time to go out and take these shots!  If interested please see the Art Department for more information…

Ms Dixon

 

YOUNG AMBASSADORS
The next Young Ambassador meeting will be on Thursday 13 September at lunchtime in the PE classroom.
Kate Murray

Active Schools Coordinator

 

EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

All clubs will start on Monday 10 September and sports clubs forms are available for collection from the PE department.

Venue Activity Age Day Time Cost Teacher/

Coach

Spin Studio

 

Spin Class S1 – S6 Monday 3.30 – 4.30pm No Cost Miss McShannon
Games Hall

 

Netball S4 – S6 Monday 3.30 – 4.30pm No Cost Miss McShannon
Games Hall

 

Fitness S3 – S6 Tuesday 7.20 – 8.00am No Cost Miss McShannon
Rugby Pitch

 

Rugby S1 – S6 Girls Tuesday 3.30 – 4.30pm No cost Amy Sanderson
Rugby Pitch

 

Rugby S1 – S3 Boys Tuesday 3.30 – 4.30pm No cost Mr Whitton
Teen Fit Penicuik Centre 12-15 year olds Tuesday 5.00 – 6.00pm £3.90 per week Book at Penicuik Centre Reception
Games Hall

 

Netball S1 – S3 Girls Tuesday 3.30 – 4.30pm No Cost Miss Campbell

Rachel Elder

Marianna Dore

Astro

 

Hockey S1 – S6 Wednesday 3.30 – 4.30pm No Cost Mrs Cochrane

 

Old Gym Hall

 

Infin8 Judo S1 & S2 Thursday 6.45 – 7.30pm Contact club Infin8 Judo
Games Hall

 

Handball/

Basketball

S1 – S3 Thursday 3.30 – 4.30pm No cost Mr Hunter
Astro

 

Girls Football S1 – S6 Thursday 3.30 – 4.30pm No cost Mr Milligan
Spin Studio

 

Spin Class S3 – S6 Friday 7.20 – 8.00am No Cost Miss McShannon
Games Hall Basketball

 

S1 & S2 Friday 2.00 – 2.45pm £3 per week Midlothian Basketball Academy

Miss McShannon

 

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