North Berwick MUN: All those attending the North Berwick conference should attend a meeting on Wednesday at 1:15 in the huts. C Ross
Lost property: This is in the Print Room and will be held for one week only before being recycled. Please go to print room during break or lunch if you have lost anything. Thank you! Lorna
LRC: Have lunch first then come along to the LRC. There are some new Teen Titles books to be reviewed so please let me know if you are interested. E Timoney
EE2 Forms: Thank you to those of you who have returned their EE2 forms. If you have not already done so, you must return your completed EE2 form to the school office ASAP. Remember; no form – no excursion! A Kerr
All S3 pupils: If you are interested in gaining your Duke of Edinburgh Award please come and see me for more information as soon as possible. This is an excellent opportunity for you – the S4s can confirm how much fun they had and how much they learned last year! L Coffey
Under 15 Football: Could all boys interested in playing Under 15 football this season please attend a short meeting at 8.25am on Wednesday 14th September? If you can’t make this meeting but still want to play please see Mr May as soon as possible. It is vital that all players attend so we can plan for the season.
Mouthguards: We will have a dentist visit the school on Thursday 22nd September to take impressions to make customised mouthguards for hockey and rugby (and any other sport you’d like to use them for). The cost for these is £25. If you’d like to sign up to get a mouthguard please give your name to the PE department. S May
Rugby: As with previous years we will offering the opportunity to go and support Scotland’s Rugby team during this year’s Six Nations and Autumn tests. If you would like to attend any or all these games please see Mr Russell to note your interest and receive further info. Adult tickets may also be available depending on interest. Please see Mr Russell for further info. S Russell
Rowing @ Balerno HS: Indoor rowing sessions will start at lunchtime on Wednesday (14th Sep) from 1.15pm for an S1-3 pupils interested! Anyone is welcome to come and try it out!
Sports Clubs @ Balerno HS: If you are currently attending or are interested in coming along to athletics, hockey, netball, basketball, badminton or trampolining please collect a booking form from the Active Schools Noticeboard in the PE corridor and get signed up as all clubs are now up and running! Some have limited spaces so ensure you don’t miss out by booking online! L Campbell
Debating: An exciting opportunity has arisen for pupils aged 14-18 to receive some debating coaching from experienced debaters from Oxford University. The workshop for South Scotland will be held at Craigmount High School in Edinburgh on Thursday 22nd September from 4 – 6.30pm. The workshop ends with an Oxford Admissions talk which may also be of interest to some of our pupils. If you would like to attend, please let Mrs May (F32) know asap. M May
Film Club: Film Club started again Wednesday at lunch time in F42. Bring your lunch along and we’ll provide some popcorn for after. Think about films you might want to watch. Old and new members welcome! Miss Caddow and Miss Todd