Student Newsletter – 4 March 2015

SPORTS COUNCIL

Could all members of the Sports Council please give their Sporting Achievement stories to Mr Jeans by lunchtime TODAY. Thanks!! Peter

S4 SCOTTISH YOUTH AWARDS

Pupils are registered with Mr Young for Bronze-level Scottish Youth Awards. Please note that the next clinic with Mr Young will take place on Wednesday 11th March rather than 4th March as previously advertised.

All pupils must give Mr Young with an update about their progress on Wednesday 11th March in order that he can provide the appropriate support and advice.

SCHOOL HOCKEY

The Dalkeith Hockey Festival this evening has been cancelled.  New date is 17 March at Dalkeith – names to Mr Chisholm as soon as possible.

Mr Chisholm

 APPRENTICESHIP OPPORTUNITIES

  1. East Coast are offering 2 apprenticeship opportunities in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering.  Salary £16,428 PA.
  2. GTG (Training Provider) is offering an apprenticeship opportunity in Business Administration in a range of occupations.Mrs Brandie

Please see Mrs Brandie as soon as possible if you are interested in either of these opportunities.

RUGBY

Can all S3/4 rugby players available to play AWAY this Friday afternoon against Lasswade please see me today.

Mr Thornley

SCOTTISH YOUTH PARLIAMENT ELECTIONS

The computers in the library will be available, at the following times, for you to cast your vote for your preferred candidate, (as seen in Assembly,) in the SYP.

Friday 6 March

Wedensday 11 March

Friday 13 March (final day).

Everything you need to vote will be in the library and it shouldn’t take more than 5 minutes.

Miss Adamson

MODEL UNITED NATIONS

Can pupils who wish to attend the Model United Nations Conference at George Watson’s College in Edinburgh 13-15 March please hand in form and money no later than Thursday 5 March. There are still spaces available on our delegation. Thanks.

Miss Thores

EDINBURGH COLLEGE OPEN DAYS

Upcoming ‘Creative Industries Open Days’ – an opportunity for you to meet lecturing staff, see

the facilities and get ‘hands on’ with some interactive activities.

Wednesday 4 March 3pm-6pm         Milton Road Campus

Thursday 5 March 3pm-6pm Granton Campus

The college offers courses in:

Art & Design                                      Broadcast Media & Photography

Computing                                          Music & Sound Production

Performing Arts

Mrs Edge-Loake

REMINDER – MUSIC CLASSES

All music classes should report to The Hub this week. This is due to the final SQA exams for senior students taking place in Room 4. Please avoid this area when you are moving about the school.

Mrs Murphy

CAREERS CONVENTION – PENICUIK HIGH SCHOOL

THURSDAY 12 MARCH 2015     6.30PM – 8.30PM

Come along and meet representatives from 30+ colleges/universities/employers.

Mrs Brandie

 VACCINATIONS – THURSDAY 5 MARCH 2015

Pupils are reminded it is advisable to wear a vest top under your school shirt.  The timetable for the vaccinations on Thursday is as follows:

GIRLS from the following classes should make their way to the Assembly Hall at the times shown below.

9.30am            3C1

9.50am            3L2

10.05am          3L4

10.10am          Girl recalls

10.45am          3L3

BOYS from the following classes should make their way to the Assembly Hall at the times shown

Below.

11.00am          Boy recalls

11.20am          3C1

11.35am          3L2

11.50am          3L3

12.10pm          3L4

Please allow pupils out of class at these times.  Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Mrs Davidson