No assemblies next week
Outward Bound 2017 S1 TripPlease bear in mind that today (Friday) is the £45 deposit payment deadline for the 2017 Outward Bound trip. If you would still like to go, but haven’t paid your deposit please see Mr Wyllie before leaving school today.
Outward Bound 2016 Photo DisplayA display of Outward Bound Photos have recently gone up in the Social Subjects corridor. This might be of interest if you were on the trip this year or you’re currently in S1 and want to see the sort of things you will be getting up to next summer!
S1 Halloween Storytelling on Monday, 31 October 2016To celebrate the International Storytelling Festival and Halloween, the English department and Library have invited our resident storyteller Calum Lykan to share ‘spooky’ stories with all S1 Pupils on Monday, 31 October 2016.
On Tuesday 1st November and Wednesday 2nd November, Modern Languages will be hosting 8 Chinese TESOL students.
Nov 1st How to study
Nov 3rd Planning your time / study timetable
Nov 8th Note making revision for study/ exams
Nov 10th Study guides / online help
Nov 15th Studying friends or other pupils
Nov 17th Exam techniques
If you cannot make the sessions, but still want help, see Mrs BrownMrs Brown
Lunchtime QuizThe Library will be the venue of once a month quizzes organised by the Chaplaincy Team, some pupils and Mrs Brown. The first one will take place on Wednesday 2nd November and then the first Wednesday of the month for the rest of the year.
The first quiz will be a general knowledge one and will be contested between Lewis, Skye and Tiree. Each team will play both for house points and prizes. The more teams the better. You may even see if you can get staff involved. The quiz will start at 1pm prompt, so bring your lunch.
Expressive Art Show Auditions are taking place on Wednesday 2nd November at 3:30pm in the Drama Studio. Please see Miss Grisdale for more information or if you would like to sign up.
Art ClubArt Club will start after school on Wednesday 3.30-4.30pm in Miss McCreadie’s room and is open to all S1-3 pupils. Come along if you’d like to do some extra drawing/painting or the chance to work towards competition entries.
S2 Fireworks Safety in English Depatment
Exam PortfoliosAny pupils who would like to collect their exam portfolios from last year, please see Miss Shannon or Miss Grisdale. The cost is £5 for the return of work.
Modern Apprenticeship in Childcare
1. Are you aged between 16-19 years old?
2. Do you have a minimum of 3 National 4 qualifications (including English)?
3. Would you like to work full time as a Child Care Modern Apprentice in a Private Nursery with babies to 5 year olds?
If you have answered yes to these 3 questions, please see Mrs O’Connell for further details.Mrs O’Connell
Welfare and First AidPupils should note that Mrs Fraser will not be available for welfare support on p 2+3 Monday, Wednesdays and Thursdays. She will, however be available at break time. Only Emergency first aid issues will be attended to when Mrs Fraser is not available. Any pupils requiring emergency first aid during those times should ask at the office.
Modern Languages StudyThere will be study every Tuesday lunchtime in Modern Languages with Mrs Towers. Bring your lunch. At the moment this is where you can work on any aspect of your Modern Languages or quite simply do your Modern Languages homework in peace with support.
Passes will be issued to all pupils who have already been invited to join lunch club. If you have been attending you should ask Mrs Fraser the welfare assistant for your pass.
Any other pupil wishing to access our lunch club should speak to their guidance teacher to request a pass.
No food or drink should be brought along but should be consumed in the dining hall.
Lunch club does not open until 1.10pm. You will not be allowed entry without your pass.Ms Sinclair
Annual Data FormsFor any pupils who have not handed in their Annual Data Forms to the school office please do so ASAP.