Student Newsletter 29 May 2015

NEW TIMETABLE ARRANGEMENTS S5-S6
On Monday 1 June, all new S5 students should go to the Green Seats at start of period 1 to collect their new timetables from Miss Adamson. S6 should report to the BiteSite where Mr Jamieson will issue their timetables.
Mr Jamieson

ACTIVITIES WEEK MEETINGS – TUESDAY PERIOD 2
You should go to the classroom of your ‘activities week leader’ on Tuesday 2 June during period 2. If you have not signed up for an activity you should report to the Assembly Hall.
(Those doing Mrs Buchan’s activity should go to room 2, those going to Normandy should go to the PE classroom)
Miss Adamson

ACTIVITIES WEEK – ‘TRANSGRESSION PARK’ – KAYAKING, CLIMBING & CANOEING
Sign up for Awesome Adventures with Mrs Buchan & Outdoor Eduction staff, ONLY £30 .  Only 5 Spaces left. Meeting Tuesday 2 June Room 2, period 2.
Mrs Buchan

ACTIVITIES WEEK – ALTON TOWERS
If you have signed up to Alton Towers please collect a letter and permission slip from Ms Mowat in room 27 (RMPS) as soon as possible. A payment of £45 is also due to be paid as soon as you can.
Ms Mowat

REMINDER – S1-S6 GIRLS
Netball club will be restarting on Monday after school from 3.30 till 4.30pm in the games hall for 4 weeks. Feel free to come along even if you haven’t played before! We look forward to seeing you!
Mrs V and Miss Reed

REMINDER – ERASMUS+ SPAIN MEETING
Can the 8 successful students picked for the Erasmus+ trip to Spain in September please attend a break time meeting in Miss Thores’ room 24 on Monday 1 June. Thanks. Students must bring in their passport, or a photocopy, to Miss Thores as soon as possible.
Miss Thores

Student Newsletter 13 May 2015

MIDLOTHIAN IKEA COMPETITION
Congratulation to our S5 pupil who won first prize in the Midlothian IKEA design competition for his Higher Design and Manufacture project work. His work is currently on display in the IKEA store in the cafeteria for the next two weeks so check it out if you are in the store. He will also receive a week of work experience with the IKEA design team as part of his prize. Congratulations also to our pupil in S4 who won second prize for his N5 project work.
Mr Beards

NORMANDY TRIP
For attention of all S1 pupils going to Normandy in June 2015 (activities week). Please come to Room 12 TODAY at break time to collect an update letter and forms regarding the trip. Thank you.
Miss McMurray

URGENT – S1 REPORTS
Can the named pupils please collect their report from the school office at breaktime today.
Mrs Razavi

REMINDER – LOTHIAN CUP FINAL
Our Senior football team play in the final of the Lothian Cup this Friday 15 May against Newbattle HS. The match takes place at Ferguson Park, Rosewell (home of Whitehill Welfare) with a 7pm Kick Off. If anyone is keen to attend then admission is £2 for adults and £1 for concessions.
Mr Hunter

REMINDER – ALL NATIONAL 5 AND HIGHER ART AND DESIGN/PHOTOGRAPHY PUPILS
At this point you may be happy never to see your Art and Design folios again however, if you do, you MUST ensure you have collected and completed a letter with return slip from the Art Department and handed this back in to us with £5 per level by Friday 26 June at the very latest. This is essential if your work is requested to be returned from the SQA. Thanks.
The Art and Design Department

REMINDER – ART AND DESIGN
Monday 25 May – Immersion day for all National 5 Art and Design students. I will be going through practice papers and how to answer the questions and maximise points in both expressive and design. Starts at 8.30am – Periods 1&2 Expressive – Periods 3&4 Design.
Wednesday 27 May – Immersion day for all Higher pupils – 8.30am – 12.45pm. Please go to Ms Dixon’s room 58.
Ms Gilbert Room 57

REMINDER – LIBRARY CLOSURE
The school Library will be closed completely until Friday 29 May to allow the SQA exams to take place. There will be no entry to anyone during these times even at break and lunch time. Many thanks for your cooperation.

REMINDER – SQA EXAMS
Pupils are reminded that the senior exams have started. Please move around the school quietly and avoid the area around the Assembly Hall/old gym.