Friday, 13 January 2017

E-Newsletter for Friday, 13 January 2017

No Assemblies next week.


Gracemount High School Tin Collection
A huge thank you to all those who brought in donations for our local foodbank (Blythswood Care).  The staff were incredibly grateful and we would have certainly have made a difference to many families over the Christmas period.  Thank you to our S6 pupils: Danielle Manson, Megan McDonald and Demi Montgomery who helped collect and deliver the items.  The registration classes who were our best collectors were:

1.       T9

2.       T7

3.       T5

4.       S7
Mrs O’Connell


S4- S6 Pupils - College

1.       Any pupils who are thinking about going to College, the applications for August ’17 courses will open on Monday 16th January

All pupils who apply to College are guaranteed a place however it is a first come first served basis and once courses are full you will be offered an alternative course.  If you know what course you want to do, it would be beneficial to apply as soon as possible so you don’t miss out.

2.       After school on Tuesday 17th January the Guidance team are offering anyone who is applying to College and would like some support with the process a chance to come along to ICT 2 and get help with your application.

3.       If you are thinking about College and would like to visit one of the campuses, meet with lecturers and pick up some information the Guidance team are running a trip on Tuesday 24th January to the Midlothian Campus.  There are only 40 places available, if you would like to come, sign up at the Guidance office from Monday 16thJanuary.
Mrs O’Connell

Common Room Refunds
The undermentioned pupils have still not collected their Common Room refunds.  Last chance to collect your cash next week prior to registration or at the end of the day.

Georgia Anderson

Lauryn Anderson

Yasamin Gibb

Emma Macdonald

Demi Lee Montgomery

Iliana Ortiz

Esme Page

Craig Shields

Chloe Yeung
Office Team


Breakfast Club
Breakfast club is now up and running everyday, fuel your learning - come along to HFT fabric room from 8am. 
Mr Gregor


Gymnastics Club
Gymnastics restarts on Tuesday the 17 January, looking forward to seeing you all there.  Please bring your ideas for gymfest as we need to get started on our display very soon.
Mrs Edwards & Ms McDonald


S3-6 Girls Fitness
Girls fitness starts again next Tuesday after school. Come along if you fancy getting fit and having some fun. It will be a mixture of weights, circuits, bootcamps, boxing and pilates. Come see Miss Cox if you have any questions.
Ms Cox

Girls Rugby
Girls rugby starts again next Thursday after school. All abilities and ages welcome. We are looking for some more players so come along if you’ve played before or even want to try something new!  Come see Miss Cox if you have any questions.
Ms Cox
Expressive Arts Show
Tickets for this year’s Expressive Arts Show on 7 February are now on sale in the library.
The show includes a fashion show, dance, music, tap, gymnastic performances as well as photography and art exhibitions.
Adults tickets are £3 and child tickets £1.50. refreshments will be provided.
Ms Grisdale