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 – Tuesday 21 January

The Equality and Inclusion group will be meet this Wednesday 22nd January 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.

Open Cross-Country Championships in Aberdeen – Friday 13th March:  Any pupils from S1-S6 who would be interested in taking part in the Cross-Country championships in Aberdeen please add your name to the team list on the PE notice board, or see Mr Cruickshank for more information.

Watersports Trip 2020:  The trip will run again this year from Monday 25th May – Thursday 28th May, at South Laggan near Fort William.  Over the 4 days you will take part in 6 activities:

·       Kayaking

·       White water rafting

·       Canoeing

·       Gorge Walking

·       Rock climbing/abseiling

·       Team building

The trip is open to all S1-S3, with priority given to S3.  If you are interested in finding out more, or in collecting a consent form, please see Mrs Williams ASAP.  First deposits should be paid by Monday 3rd February.