Student Newsletter 8 November 2018

HOUSE ASSEMBLIES

Please report to the Assembly Hall at 8.30am:

Thursday 8 November – Liddell House

Mrs Burgess

 

SPECIAL ASSEMBLIES – FRIDAY 9 NOVEMBER

We will have 3 services of commemoration for the centenary of the armistice to end the Great War.

08.30 -09.10 S1 and S2 – please register in the Assembly Hall

09.10 – 09.50 S5 and S6

09.50 -10.30 S3 and S4

Mr Edie

 

CHRISTMAS DECORATION CHARITY BAKE SALE

In the link today at breaktime we will be having a Bake Sale to help raise money for under developed countries.  We are selling snowmen, tealight decorations and marshmallow treats.  Everyone welcome.  Please come and treat yourself.

 

LIBRARY BOOK FAIR

A number of S6s are running a Book Fair at the school library during breaktime and lunchtime.  We will be selling posters, books and stationary.  All purchases will be going towards Penicuik Family Learning Centre, a local charity.  We will also be continuing the Book Fair at the Penicuik Library this Friday 9 November 1-3pm, Saturday 10 November 12-3pm and Sunday 11 November 12-3pm.  The book fair is only running until next week at the school.  So pop along and treat yourself.

 

COLLEGE COURSES

Are you thinking about leaving school at Christmas? If so it is important that you apply for a January start college course even if it is a back-up to your intended plan. The applications have now opened for January start courses at Edinburgh College. To find out more look online, speak to Caroline Steele (Careers Adviser), or your guidance teacher, as soon as possible.

Mrs C Steele

Careers Adviser

 

‘MATHS INSIDE’ COMPETITION

Congratulations to our 2 x S6 pupils who were highly commended in the 2018 University of Glasgow ‘Maths Inside’ photography competition.  Well done both!

The Art Department

 

EARLY NOTICE OF SPORTS COUNCIL MEETING

Penicuik HS Sports Council will meet on Thursday 29 November at lunchtime in the PE classroom. Please bring lunch with you. This meeting is for all current & previous Young Ambassadors, pupils that were on the Sports Council last year and anyone who is interested in joining the Sports Council.

Kate Murray

Active Schools Coordinator

 

BREAKTIME ACTIVITY

Any pupils who wish to borrow a tennis ball for kicking about at break and lunchtime on the playground outside the Design and Technology department are welcome to borrow them from Mr Beards in the D&T staff base.

Mr Beards

 

EDINBURGH COLLEGE OPEN DAYS

See entrance TV for details.

Mrs McLennan

 

S3 BUSINESS GROUP

Throughout November S3 Business students are taking part in a national enterprise challenge.  For this they are trying to raise as much money as possible and you will hopefully see them around school doing a host of activities, like selling Christmas-themed gifts.  Please try to support them if you can!

Mr Connolly

 

S2 MIDLOTHIAN SCHOOLS’ SPELLING BEE 

The next spelling bee practice will be TODAY in room 45 at 1.05pm. Bring your lunch with you.

Miss Cairney

 

NOTE CHANGE PLEASE – S6 SLEEP IN THE PARK

Could all S6 pupils who are interested in participating in this event please attend a meeting TODAY at breaktime in room 28 with Miss Graham.  Important information will be shared as well as permission slips given out at this meeting so it is vital that you attend.

Miss Graham

 

SCHOLAR

SCHOLAR’s upcoming Online Tutor Sessions are:

Day Date Time Subject Level
Thursday 6pm Maths  

Higher

Dr Alder

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