If you did not get your report on Friday can you please collect it from the school office today at breaktime. Thank you.
S4&S5 COURSE CHOICE
Students are reminded that the return date for S4&5 Course Choice sheets is next Friday 15 March. By now, students should be speaking with class teachers, Guidance teachers and asking for teacher signatures for their chosen courses. Remember that there are three Foundation Apprenticeships advertised in Column D. These courses run for two years and take place on a Tuesday & Thursday afternoon at other Midlothian schools or at Penicuik & Beeslack, in the case of the Child Care course. If you have further questions, please ask.
S2 SPECIALISATION & CHOICE – REMINDER
S2 Report Cards were issued on Friday 8 March. Teachers’ signatures for pupil choices will be available from Monday 11 March, and there is a Parents’ Evening next week, on Wednesday 13 March. From Monday, pupils are free to approach class teachers and Guidance teachers, and to ask for signatures for the courses they wish to take in S3&S4. Please feel free to ask for as much advice as you need. The return date for S2 choice forms is Friday 22 March. Thank you.
The last session of junior netball practice this year will be on Tuesday 12 March. Please come along for a mini tournament and last hurrah even if you haven’t been in a while!
REMINDER – LRC MONDAY 11 MARCH
Please note LRC will be closed for periods 1 & 2 TODAY as I’m assisting with the National 5 Hospitality exam. Seniors please register with the office. Staff who have the library booked, the spare key is held at the office.
REMINDER – WORLD BOOK DAY
Thursday 7 March was world book day!! To mark this the LRC is running a competition with the prize (unsurprisingly!) a book. Available from Thursday 7 March in the LRC is a superhero anagram competition. Unscramble the anagrams, hand it back to Mr Smith by the end of day Monday 11 March and you could win a hardback copy of Wonder Woman by acclaimed Glaswegian author Grant Morrison. In the event of multiple correct entries a draw will be made.
REMINDER – BIG ART CLUB
I will be offering Big Art Club 3.30pm till 4.30pm on Wednesdays, all welcome! I have decided to change the day to see if more pupils can hopefully make it! Please come along….
REMINDER – ITALY 2019
A reminder to those going on the Italy trip that the final payment of £250 is due by Wednesday 27 March. Please speak to Miss Docherty if there are any problems.
REMINDER – SPORTS COUNCIL & YOUNG AMBASSADORS
The next meeting of Sports Council will be on Monday 18 March at lunchtime in the PE classroom. Young Ambassadors should also attend this meeting. We will be completing the School Sport Award, therefore please ensure that you arrive early and bring your lunch with you.
Active Schools Coordinator
REMINDER – EDINBURGH COLLEGE
INTRO TO COLLEGE IN SCHOOLS GROUPS
From next week, Tuesday 12 March, the next Intro to College group featuring all S3’s will start for a 4 week block with the last session scheduled for Tuesday 2 April.
Pupils involved should report to Miss Astor’s Room 42 during P5 and 6 and look out in the notices for arrangements for the College tours with me. I am still waiting on three forms to be returned though! No form – no trip.