SCHOLAR ONLINE STUDY SESSIONS
Higher Biology and Higher Human Biology session:
Thursday 4 October 6pm
Higher Biology and Higher Human Biology combined:
DNA and Gene Expression
For more information on how to take part in upcoming sessions, please visit SCHOLAR’s Online Tutor Sessions.
S1/S2 PUSHKIN PRIZE FOR CREATIVE WRITING
The next meeting for this writing competition is TODAY in room 45 at 1.10pm. Please bring any pieces of writing with you.
S2 MIDLOTHIAN SPELLING COMPETITION
Pupils who have made it to the next round for this competition should attend an elimination round tomorrow in room 45 at 1.05pm. Bring your lunch with you.
REMINDER – DUKE OF EDINBURGH
EXISTING BRONZE AND SILVER PARTICIPANTS
Bonjour, the date for your presentations is drawing nearer! I would like to be entertained by your offerings at lunchtime TODAY in room 39. Bring your lunch and be prompt. Remember you must complete this to pass your expedition section. If you still have kit to return please do so soonest.
S2 EDINBURGH TRIP
S2 pupils are reminded that they should return their permission slips and the £10 payment to the office at BREAK or LUNCHTIMES by Friday 12 October.
REPORT TO OFFICE
Can the named pupils please come to the school office at morning break. Thank you.
S1 PHOTOS + NEC APPLICATIONS
Orders for S1 photos should be returned to the school office no later than Friday 12 October. Please ensure your order is placed in the envelope provided, with full payment, and that your details are filled in on the front.
If you have not handed back your NEC application form then please do so now or you will not get your card. Thank you.
REMINDER – LGBT+ ALLIES FILM SHOWING
The LGBT+ Allies group has organised a film showing on 5 October 2018. They have chosen ‘Love Simon’ which will begin at 1pm in room 28. All students are invited to the showing. Please let Miss Graham know if you intend to join us.
REMINDER – NEW TO THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH AWARD?
If you are in S3 or above and are interested in taking part in the DofE program please come along to listen to the presentations and pick up an application form. Any members of staff who are interested in helping out (or just interested in hearing about the expeditions) are very welcome to come along too!!
THE ROTARY CLUB OF PENICUIK YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHER COMPETITION REMINDER – THEME: “ BEAUTY OF NATURE”
The Task : To produce a portfolio of three photographs in colour or black and white on photographic paper based upon the theme, “Beauty of Nature”.
There are two categories:
Intermediate — 11 to 13 years old.
Senior — 14 to 17 years old
Photographs should be printed and submitted to the Art Department BEFORE THE OCTOBER BREAK. We will then send them to the competition organisers. Each print, including any mount, should be no larger than A4 size. Mobile phones may be used. In addition, each entrant should provide a brief sentence stating what each photograph represents in relation to the theme. Remember to include your name and school. Good luck!
The Art Department
YOUNG WALTER SCOTT PRIZE CREATIVE WRITING COMPETITION
Submit a story set in the past and get the chance to win a first prize of £500 and second prize of £100, along with an invitation to the Borders Book Festival. Entries should be between 800-2000 words long, set in a time before you were born. There are two age categories – 11-15 years and 16-19 years. Typed entries should be submitted before 20 October, to room 45.