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Daily Bulletin - Monday 2 September

2 September 2019

02 September
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PUPIL NEWS BULLETIN 

Monday 2nd September 2019 

 

All Year Groups 

 

Amnesty International 

Amnesty International is a human rights organisation that campaigns to raise awareness of issues that put human rights at risk. Our school Amnesty group meets every Wednesday lunchtime in B11 (History - Ms Scotland's room), and this year we are continuing our focus on the impact of climate change on human rights, amongst other issues. Everyone is welcome to attend from S1 to S6. 

 

PUPIL COUNCIL 

There will be a pupil council meeting on Thursday 5th June, P2 in B11. Can the following pupils ensure they are in attendance? If unable to attend please pass on apologies to either Alice Ferguson as Chairperson, Ms Scotland or Miss Baxter. 

•    S2: Joe Tunnicliffe (2K2), Orla Mayling (2K3) and Tamzin Livingston (2K1) 

•    S3: Lana Johnston (3W2)  and Georgia Baird (3K1) 

•    S4: Alicia Evans (4W1)  Emily Jack (4K3) and Robyn Speight (4B2)  

•    S5: Eilidh McDonald (5B1) , Finlay Watson (5B2)  and Kirsty Owen (5B2) 

•    S6: Alice Ferguson (6B2), Lucy Martin (6W3) and Jessica McKee (6K2) 

 

 

A Notice to All Year Groups. Prefect duties begin Thursday 29 August 

Prefects will be present around the school so please respect and listen to them.  

 

Reminder to All Parents and Carers  

Please do not park in the units on Braehead Rd when dropping off or picking up your child 

 

CHOIR 

Choir starts back next Tuesday 3rd September in room A7 at 1:30pm! All pupils are welcome! If you would like more information, come and see Miss Gillespie in the Music Department.  

  

UKULELE GROUP 

Ukulele Group starts back next Wednesday 4th September in room A7 at 1:30pm! All pupils are welcome to come along and see what we are doing this year! If you would like more information, come and see Miss Gillespie in the Music Department. 

 

West Lothian Foodbank 

Thank you everyone for continuing to support your local foodbank, a reminder that the collection point is next to the main door! This week's items are: 

  

- Sweets 

- Biscuits 

- Hot Chocolate Powder 

 

All Pupils  

Please remember not to open the exterior doors. All Pupils and Visitors Must be buzzed in by office staff and sign in appropriately.  

 

 

S1 Pupils 

Fancy joining the Drama club?  A meeting will be held in the drama studio (old fitness suite) Tuesday 3rd September at lunchtime by Miss Hynd.  Come along, sign up and discuss a day for the club to be held. 

 

Little Chef 

Calling budding chefs in S1 and S2.   

New 6 week cookery course starting week beginning 9.9.19 on Mondays/Wednesdays 3.45-4.15.  See Mrs Malone or Miss Welsh for more details, limited spaces available. 

 

S1 Scientists!   

Science Club will begin on Monday 2nd September in B8 at 1.30pm. This is an opportunity exclusively for S1 pupils where you will get the chance to carry out fun experiments and challenges that are not normally done during class time. All are welcome to come!  

Miss Baxter, Miss Histead and Miss Paterson :) 

 

S1 Girls and their parents are invited to the Hockey Club registration meeting in the library 6:30-8pm on Monday (26th). No experience necessary. Alternatively,  contact Lesley Benson (lesleybenson5@yahoo.co.uk), Judith Paley (jdpmdp789@btinternet.com) or Barry Owen (barry.owen@sky.com) for more information. 

 

S2 Pupils 

Fancy joining the Drama club?  A meeting will be held in the drama studio (old fitness suite) Tuesday 3rd September at lunchtime by Miss Hynd.  Come along, sign up and discuss a day for the club to be held. 

 

Little Chef 

Calling budding chefs in S1 and S2.   

New 6-week cookery course starting week beginning 9.9.19 on Mondays/Wednesdays 3.45-4.15.  See Mrs Malone or Miss Welsh for more details, limited spaces available. 

 

Noah Cruickshank Please come to the main office to collect uniform 

 

Can the following pupils come and collect their Young Scot Cards from the office:- 

Matthew Revell 2W3 

Tyler Whytock 2K3 

 

 

S3 Pupils 

LONDON DRAMA TRIP 

All pupils who are attending the trip must come to a meeting in the new Drama studio on Thursday 5th September at 1:30pm. Attendance is a must. 

 

National Healthcare Weekend - S3,4,5,6   

Doctors, dentists and vets will provide invaluable insight and network with your students. 

  

Day 1: Insight into Medicine, Dentistry or Veterinary 

14 unique talks for each specialty looking at experiences from A Levels, throughout university and leading to life as a fully qualified professional. 

  

Day 2: Medicine only UCAS Lectures 

A full day of lectures covering work experience, personal statements, interview techniques etc, led by our team of doctors. 

  

Venue and dates: University of Stirling on the 14th and 15th September, and the 2nd and 3rd of November 2019.   

  

You can download the flyer at this link: https://medicmentor.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/National-Healthcare-Weekend-Flyer-Scotland-2019.pdf 

  

Registration starts at £25. Students from low-income backgrounds can apply to attend for free, and teachers can attend for free. I have attached a flyer for you to circulate. 

  

Students can register and find out more information here: https://medicmentor.co.uk/national-healthcare-weekend/ 

  

All proceeds are used to support healthcare students with scholarships, elective bursaries, free training and educational initiatives. 

  

If you have any questions please email or call the Mentor Helpline number on 07454704204 to speak with a doctor, dentist or vet. 

 

 

S4 Pupils 

LONDON DRAMA TRIP 

All pupils who are attending the trip must come to a meeting in the new Drama studio on Thursday 5th September at 1:30pm. Attendance is a must. 

 

National Healthcare Weekend - S3,4,5,6  

  

Doctors, dentists and vets will provide invaluable insight and network with your students. 

  

Day 1: Insight into Medicine, Dentistry or Veterinary 

14 unique talks for each specialty looking at experiences from A Levels, throughout university and leading to life as a fully qualified professional. 

  

Day 2: Medicine only UCAS Lectures 

A full day of lectures covering work experience, personal statements, interview techniques etc, led by our team of doctors. 

  

Venue and dates: University of Stirling on the 14th and 15th September, and the 2nd and 3rd of November 2019.   

  

You can download the flyer at this link: https://medicmentor.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/National-Healthcare-Weekend-Flyer-Scotland-2019.pdf 

  

Registration starts at £25. Students from low-income backgrounds can apply to attend for free, and teachers can attend for free. I have attached a flyer for you to circulate. 

  

Students can register and find out more information here: https://medicmentor.co.uk/national-healthcare-weekend/ 

  

All proceeds are used to support healthcare students with scholarships, elective bursaries, free training and educational initiatives. 

  

If you have any questions please email or call the Mentor Helpline number on 07454704204 to speak with a doctor, dentist or vet. 

S5 Pupils 

LONDON DRAMA TRIP 

All pupils who are attending the trip must come to a meeting in the new Drama studio on Thursday 5th September at 1:30pm. Attendance is a must. 

 

National Healthcare Weekend - S3,4,5,6  

  

Doctors, dentists and vets will provide invaluable insight and network with your students. 

  

Day 1: Insight into Medicine, Dentistry or Veterinary 

14 unique talks for each specialty looking at experiences from A Levels, throughout university and leading to life as a fully qualified professional. 

  

Day 2: Medicine only UCAS Lectures 

A full day of lectures covering work experience, personal statements, interview techniques etc, led by our team of doctors. 

  

Venue and dates: University of Stirling on the 14th and 15th September, and the 2nd and 3rd of November 2019.   

  

You can download the flyer at this link: https://medicmentor.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/National-Healthcare-Weekend-Flyer-Scotland-2019.pdf 

  

Registration starts at £25. Students from low-income backgrounds can apply to attend for free, and teachers can attend for free. I have attached a flyer for you to circulate. 

  

Students can register and find out more information here: https://medicmentor.co.uk/national-healthcare-weekend/ 

  

All proceeds are used to support healthcare students with scholarships, elective bursaries, free training and educational initiatives. 

  

If you have any questions please email or call the Mentor Helpline number on 07454704204 to speak with a doctor, dentist or vet. 

If you ordered a bus pass please come and collect from the school office 

Ellie McGinn (5W2) please come to the main office to get a photograph taken so you can get a new NEC card.  NEC card will not be produced until photograph has been taken. 

 

S6 Pupils 

LONDON DRAMA TRIP 

All pupils who are attending the trip must come to a meeting in the new Drama studio on Thursday 5th September at 1:30pm. Attendance is a must. 

 

National Healthcare Weekend - S3,4,5,6  

  

Doctors, dentists and vets will provide invaluable insight and network with your students. 

  

Day 1: Insight into Medicine, Dentistry or Veterinary 

14 unique talks for each specialty looking at experiences from A Levels, throughout university and leading to life as a fully qualified professional. 

  

Day 2: Medicine only UCAS Lectures 

A full day of lectures covering work experience, personal statements, interview techniques etc, led by our team of doctors. 

  

Venue and dates: University of Stirling on the 14th and 15th September, and the 2nd and 3rd of November 2019.   

  

You can download the flyer at this link: https://medicmentor.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/National-Healthcare-Weekend-Flyer-Scotland-2019.pdf 

  

Registration starts at £25. Students from low-income backgrounds can apply to attend for free, and teachers can attend for free. I have attached a flyer for you to circulate. 

  

Students can register and find out more information here: https://medicmentor.co.uk/national-healthcare-weekend/ 

  

All proceeds are used to support healthcare students with scholarships, elective bursaries, free training and educational initiatives. 

  

If you have any questions please email or call the Mentor Helpline number on 07454704204 to speak with a doctor, dentist or vet. 

 

Any S6 Pupil wishing to become a Mentor to S1 pupil should pass their name to Miss Dyer by the end of the day on Monday. 

  

The following S6 Pupils wishing to support junior classes should meet with Mr Brown and Mrs Mason in Pupil Support at interval on Monday 2nd September: 

Julian King 

Daisy Mackie 

Lucy Purbrick 

Kirstin Veitch 

Emma Boles 

Katie Green 

Ailis Semple 

Catrin McWilliam 

Mollie Blake 

Lauren McKeown 

Hannah Dobson 

Callum White 

 

All Health and Well Being Buddies should meet with Mrs Weir in the Library at 1320 to begin Buddy Training 

 

 

If you ordered a bus pass please come and collect it from the school office. 

 

Could Sam Watson (6B1) please come to the main office to get a photograph taken so new NEC card is processed.  New card will not be processed until photograph has been taken. 

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