Parents’ Association

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Parent /staff /pupil social event planning meeting – 20 Feb 2018

Please come along to the Navaar hotel at 7 p.m. on Tuesday 20th February to plan a Parent /carer /staff /pupil social event. We really need people to come along otherwise it won’t happen. Hope to see you then!

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The next meeting of the PA will be  on Wednesday 2nd May 2018 in room 3 at the school with tea, coffee and chat available from 6.30 p.m.. Enter by the right hand door (facing the school). Press the bell for the janitor if the door is closed. Room 3 is straight on, second door on the right. All parents and carers are very welcome.

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The last meeting of the PA was  on Monday 29th January 2018. On the Agenda was: Suzanne Yule telling us about Activities Week, Keith Murphy telling us about the Partnership with Namadzi school in Malawi and Josie Adamson providing the Head Teacher’s update. We also discussed funding ‘wish lists’ and the proposed social /fund raising event. More information is available in the Minutes.

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PA rep needed on S3 Youth Philanthropy Iniatiave judging panel (posted 27 Jan 2018)

Would you like to represent the PA on the judging panel for the S3 Youth Philanthropy Initiative final? The final is on *Tuesday 20th February from 1:30pm – 3:25pm*. You can’t be the parent of an S3 pupil but otherwise any parent /carer /grand parent is welcome to represent the PA on the judging panel. If you would like tko be a judge or if you can help run a home baking stall or tombola or can do some home baking for the event then please email the PA at penicuikhspa@gmail.com or contact the school office.

 

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PA rep(s) needed on Eco-committee (posted 10 Jan 2018)

If you have a bit of spare time during the day, and have an interest in the environment, then Penicuik High school could really do with your help.
The Eco-committee is made up of pupils and teachers and exists to promote environmental education and sustainability in the school. The areas they tackle include waste minimisation, litter, greening the school grounds, sustainable energy use, health & wellbeing, water use, biodiversity, transport, food & the environment and global citizenship. The Eco-committee is looking for one, or more, parents /carers /grand parents to represent the Parents Association on the committee. If you might be interested, please contact Alison MacFadyen (a.macfadyen@mgfl.net) to find out more about what is involved. **********************************************************************************

The Parents’ Association exists to represent the parents and carers of pupils at Penicuik High School. Our aim is to support the work of the school to ensure that Penicuik High School can provide the best education possible for our children. We do this by encouraging parents to become involved in the life of the school, by raising funds to support school activities and by representing the views of parents.

There are lots of ways that parents, carers (or even grand parents) can get involved so please come along to a meeting, offer your support in any way you can and give us your ideas and feedback. You can do this at a meeting, via the school office, by joining the Penicuik High School Parents Association Facebook group or by emailing us at penicuikhspa@gmail.com.

Dates of  future meetings: Wednesday 2nd May 2018.

Current office holders are: Helen Armstrong (Chair), Jennifer Martin (Vice Chair), Pauline Wighton Pender (Treasurer), Gillian Shepherd (50:50 club), Julie Begbie (Facebook group administrator) and Rowena Robbie (PA rep on Eco-committee).

Minutes of previous meetings

Financial reports

To see our full remit and details of how we work see our constitution