Friday, 18 November 2016

E-Newsletter for Friday, 18 November 2016

No assemblies next week

Formal Assessments for Senior Pupils - Friday 21 November – Friday 2 December 2016
Formal Assessments will begin on Monday 21 November for all S4-6 students and will take place over a 2 week period.  A generic timetable for the assessments have been issued to all senior pupils this week.
Please see the school website for further details.
Mr Hunter


Beauty and Hair Open Day
Any pupils who are interested in a career in Beauty or Hair there is an Open Day this Sunday (20th November) 10am – 4pm at the ACT Beauty and Hair Academy.
See Mrs O’Connell today for further information if you are interested.
Mrs O’Connell
Edinburgh Schools Football Squad
Rhys Anderson will represent Gracemount High as part of the Edinburgh Schools football squad on Monday in a game v Dumfries and Galloway. This is a great achievement to make the squad so please congratulate Rhys on his achievement and wish him luck for the upcoming game.
Mr Kidd

I had the pleasure of judging at Gracemount Ibex Club Championships last weekend where two of our pupils did very well.  I’d like to congratulate Louise McCabe who is now the clubs Level 6 12+ Champion and Chantelle McVie who won the Novice 12+ competition.  Well done girls!
Mrs Edwards
Gymnastics and Trampolining Cancelled on Tuesday, 22 November
Next week on Tuesday 22nd November, Gymnastics and Trampolining will be cancelled due to the hall being used for exams. It will be on again from Tuesday, 29 November 2016.
Miss Neill

Overdue Books
Success this week!  A book was returned from 4 Years ago!  However, I am still looking for more recent overdue books.  If you are in S1 & 2 and have books due back in September or even from last year, please return to the Library. Mrs Brown

S5-S6 Pupils
There are a number of pupils in S5-S6 who have still not claimed their Easter Refund.  If in doubt, please come to the school office to check if a refund is due.
Office Team


Expressive Art Show Twitte Page and You Tube Chanel
Follow the latest news about the Expressive Art Show on our twitter page and You Tube channel @GHSEA2017.
Miss Grisdale


Expressive Arts Show Tickets
Expressive Arts Show tickets will go on sale next week during break times and on a Wednesday afternoon in the art department.  See Miss Grisdale for more information.
Ms Grisdale

NRG Zone Block with Edinburgh Leisure
NRG Zone Block starts this Friday, 18 November at 3- 4pm at Gracemount Leisure centre. it is a five-week course, costing £18.00 which allows pupils to use the gym appropriately on completion of the course. any pupils who wish to attend must book in advance for the entire block. Please see for further details.
Gracemount Leisure Centre

Youth Talk Award Nominations
Youth Talk Award Nominations have opened. Have your say and nominate people who you feel deserve recognised.

Vote online:
Vote on paper: See Miss Flannigan or a member of the Pupil Council.
Miss Flannigan