Daily Bulletin – Wednesday 26 February

The Equality and Inclusion group will meet this Wednesday 26th February in D0-64 at lunch time. If you are interested in achieving the Anne Frank Award, which celebrates and recognises the work done by young people to promote Equality and Human Rights, please come along. All new pupils welcome and you can bring your lunch.  If anyone is interested but can’t make the lunch time meetings, please speak to Mrs Gillan in D0-64.

MVP Mentors will be available for any S1/S2 pupil who wish to see them about any matter in D0-67 on Thursday lunchtime . Please come along and talk to them.

Chess Club Starting from next week, the Chess Club will be held on Tuesday’s in B1-25, 13:10 to 14:00. You can bring your lunches.

Daily Bulletin Wednesday 5 February

Children’ Mental Health Awareness Week

Schools Sit Together for Children’s Mental Health Week 2020.

Today at 12pm the Mindfulness in Schools Project are encouraging schools across the world to join in with a mindful 10-minute sit to raise awareness of the need for young people to develop skills to support their own wellbeing, both inside and out. Your participation in this will be at your teacher’s discretion but you can also do this independently in your own time by following these links:

You can use a free audio download of one of the MiSP .b practices:

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/gucreqc8xoj3u5n/AABtU-7SDzI3xXgSAKB9VRVpa?dl=0

You can use the ‘Playing Attention’ animation below to guide the sit:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LgXZW6Xqokw&feature=emb_title

Lunchtime today: please come and find out more about anxiety, depression, self-harm and eating disorders at our lunchtime drop in information event outside the theatre 1.30 – 2.00pm.

MVP Mentors will be available for any S1/S2 pupil who wish to see them about any matter in D0-67 every Thursday lunchtime starting from 6th February.

Watersports trip 2020: All those who have handed in consent forms and deposits now have a place on the trip.  There will be a meeting arranged to confirm next week.  We still have a few places for pupils in S1-S3 and would love to fill them, if you would like to find out more, or pick up a letter, please see Mrs Williams, Mrs Rae or Mr Scott.

Scotland’s Climate Champions: Could all pupils working on entries for the Scotland’s Climate Champions competition please have a digital version of their work to either Mrs Cameron or Mrs Rees-Jenkins by end of day Thursday 6th February. Please see Mrs Cameron if you have any questions.

Daily Bulletin – Monday 9 December

Academy Christmas Lunch – Wednesday 11th December.

Merry Christmas from Alison and all the Kitchen Staff.

All staff and pupils:  On the last day of term we will be having a Christmas jumper day.  Come to school wearing your favourite Christmas jumper and pay a pound to charity.  Thank you in advance for getting onboard and for your donations!

All staff and pupils:  From the 9th to the 20th of December the Interact group will be selling candy canes in the pupil foyer every lunchtime for £1.  Come along any time after 1.30pm and get into the Christmas spirit!

S5/6 MVP Mentors:  Can you please bring your MVP logbook on Tuesday 10th December as we will use SDA time to discuss and update. Please meet in Dining Area once registered.