Student Notices 29 November 2019

On Monday 2 December periods 5&6 – all S2 and S3 pupils will be the audience for our YPI final. Please go to your period 5 class after lunch (unless you are in 2L2 or 3C3 – 2L2/3C3 pupils should go straight to the Assembly Hall after lunch – Miss Lyon and Miss Graham will meet you there) . Your teacher will register you and then take you to the Assembly Hall. You will be in the hall until approx 3pm but remember to bring your jotters etc. for your period 6 class as you will may be back there for the second half of the lesson.
Miss Lyon

YPI Final Rehearsal
On Monday 2 Dec periods 3&4 – Finalists and Hosts should meet Miss Graham in the Assembly Hall at the start of period 3 on Monday morning. Hosts need to bring their scripts and finalists need to have their final presentations ready to transfer onto the laptop in the hall.
Miss Lyon

All students are respectfully reminded about the use of phones in school. If phones are used without permission in class then they will be confiscated until the end of your official school day. If you temporarily need your phone it is your responsibility to return it to the office or senior staff member. If you continually abuse the rules we will contact home and request they pick up the phone.
Could I also remind students that it is an offence to film or record people and then share it regardless of the intent. It is our Policy to involve the Police where there is clear misuse of phones or other IT to bully, intimidate or harass any member of or school community. Thanks you for your cooperation in these matters
Mr Biddick

Would all S6 please note- it was agreed with the senior student leaders last week that Leavers Hoodies will be worn in school toward the end of session, nearer your point of leaving school in April/May. Therefore I would respectfully request they are not worn to school/ in class as uniform as from Monday 2 December 19. Please be advised that if they are worn you will be asked to remove them and continual refusal to cooperate with staff over this matter will be referred to SMT.
Mr Biddick

Can those players available for the match next Thursday against Lasswade please come to a short meeting in room 51 at break TODAY to confirm numbers and collect a permission letter.
Thanks, Ms Campbell

UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH S1 – S3 ART & DESIGN INORMATION EVENINGThe University of Edinburgh is holding its first Art & Design information evening for S1- S3 pupils who wish to find out more about studying an art of design-based subject at University.
The evening will take place on Thursday 5th December from 19.00 – 20.30 at Edinburgh College of Art (74 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh) and will:-
· Provide realistic, first-hand insight into studying these subjects at the University
· Discuss careers within the visual creative industries
· Provide up-to-date information about current admissions requirements
· Provide an opportunity for pupils and parent to ask questions about admissions, studying art/design subjects at university and career pathways.
Please see the posters in the Art Department corridor for more information and booking for this free event.
Ms Dixon

Senior students who have completed paperwork for 2 Free out of school Study periods, are reminded that they must not leave school without signing out at the office. Should students not comply with these rules, out of school study periods will be withdrawn and they will have to study within school.
Mr Biddick

A key was found out in Carlops Road – it looks like a house key. If you think it may be yours please come to the school office at morning break.
Mrs Razavi


Struggling with homework for your subjects? Come along to the Reading Room in English on Wednesday or Thursday lunchtimes for some extra support.
S6 Literacy and Numeracy Committee


This event takes place on Wednesday 5 and Thursday 6 February 2020 at the Emirates Arena, Glasgow. Track events include 60m; 200m; 300m/400m; 800m; 1500m; with field events of High Jump; Long Jump; Triple Jump [O/16 only]; Shot Put; Pole Vault. If you are considering entering provide your personal best for the event(s) and note your interest with Miss McShannon in the PE Department no later than Friday 13 December. Thanks.
Scott Montgomery
Active Schools Coordinator

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