Monday, 19 June 2017

E-Newsletter for Monday, 19 June 2017

No assemblies this week.


Values Focus Week
This week we will be focusing on Mutual Respect – “We are polite, courteous and caring.  We treat all people with dignity and respect”.
Mr Hunter


Artwork to be Collected from Miss Grisdale
Final call for any S1, S2 and S3 pupils who would like to collect their work from Miss Grisdale.
Miss Grisdale


S5/6 Pupils v Staff Softball
As a fun end to the school year, the staff are proposing a softball match against a team of S5/6 Pupils on Wednesday 28 June 3.45-5ish.  Any S5/6 pupils that feel like they are up to the challenge of attempting to beat the staff, please let Miss Cox or Miss Greig know so we can get a team together.
Ms Cox

S4-S6 pupils – Edinburgh College: Inspiring Women in Construction Afternoon

Any female pupils who have an interest in Construction this is the event for you!

At the event you will:

- Focus on routes to successful careers in construction
- Network with other female members of the construction sector
- Talk with the college construction experts

See Mrs O’Connell for further information.
Mrs O’Connell


S2 Pupils - Reminder to return forms for the Outward Bound Trip
There are still a number of you who have not yet returned your completed forms for the Outward Bound trip in August. These should have been returned by the 6th of June and must now, as a matter of urgency, be returned for sending off and checking by the Outward Bound Trust.  If you do not return your forms, by the end of this week, you risk missing out on the trip!
Mr Wyllie

Senior pupils: Edinburgh College – Important information and dates

·         Drop-in Surgery Post SQA Results – 10 August, Granton Campus, 2 - 6.30pm  
A post exam drop in surgery will be held on 10 August from 2pm-6.30pm at Granton Campus for pupils who may not have had the exam results they expected.  Our team will be on hand to provide information on courses with places available and to support applications on the day for courses starting in August 2017.

If you have any questions about College, please see your Guidance teacher.
Mrs O’Connell


Easter Study Revision Deposits
Any student who has not yet collected their Easter Study Revision Deposit, please come to the school office at break, lunch or after school (Monday – Thursday) ONLY to collect your deposit.
Ms Sim


Medical Forms to be returned to Mrs Fraser
This is a reminder that any pupils still to hand in Asthma Consent forms (and/or any Medication to be Replenished forms) should submit them to Mrs Fraser ASAP.

Please encourage your child to carry sun tan lotion on sunny days to prevent them from getting sunburnt and if they have any allergies or hay fever please encourage them to bring hay fever tablets into the school for Ms Fraser to administer when required.
Mrs Fraser


Sainsbury’s Active Kids Vouchers
The PE department are collecting Active Kids Vouchers again this year.  Please encourage parents/carers to take these when offered if they shop at Sainsbury’s.  Vouchers can be handed to your registration or PE teacher.
Mr Gregor