Bake Club – The Bake Club will not be on this week. Bake Club members should come to a short meeting on Thursday break time in G35.
Spend! Spend! Spend! Mrs Timoney has money to spend and is looking for a group of pupils to choose new books for the LRC. If you want to be involved in decision making and ordering, please come to the LRC at lunchtime today. (Have your lunch first please). Any teachers out there who also have any suggestions, please feel free to join in.
Naples, Italy trip: Could any pupil who is interested in going on the Naples trip, please return their permission slip ASAP to Mrs O’Donnell.
S6 Prom – Please can you make payment at the office by tomorrow at the latest!
Type ‘Onesie’ Day- Friday 24th November – Friday will be a wear your onesie to school in support of Type 1 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is a lifelong condition which causes people to not be able to regulate their blood sugar levels. More fundraising will allow advances in technology to support people with this condition. At Balerno we have young people who manage their Type 1 diabetes on a daily basis. Please support by wearing your onesie or dressing down, for a suggested donation of a £1, this Friday. Thanks.
School Show Audition – There will be auditions held in the Drama Studio from 1pm on Tuesday for S3, S4 & S5 pupils for next year’s production of “Annie”. Singers, actors and dancers of all standards very welcome. S1 & S2 pupil audition date to be confirmed.
U16 and U18 Rugby
There are training sessions planned on the following dates on the 3G for the U16 and U18 cluster squads before we play our next games:
Tuesday 21st November U16 training from 3.30 – 4.30pm
Tuesday 28th November U18 training from 3.30 – 4.30pm
Tuesday 12th December U16 training from 3.30 – 4.30pm
Any questions please speak to Mr May
Book Week Scotland – Classroom Door Challenge – The class with the best decorated door, inspired by their chosen book, by Friday 1st December will win a trip out of school before Christmas! There will also be a quiz based on questions about the books which will be part of every door design – details coming soon.
School photographs – All pupils in S1, S3 & S5 will have their photo taken on Tuesday 21st November. Please ensure that full school uniform is worn.
Pathway to Mixed Martial Arts – Held at Currie High School for Currie and Balerno from 4pm until after 5pm on Thursdays in the end sports hall. All welcome. Any sports kit. For the fun, fitness and the long game.
S1 – 6 Table Tennis club on Monday lunchtimes – Make sure you eat before you arrive (no food in the games hall) and bring INDOOR trainers (I will check and without them you will not be able to play!).
S6’s please come and see me if you can help run this club in ANY way, either before lunch (period 5 setup), during the club or after lunch (period 6 tidy up). Any assistance would be much appreciated and could be used for your CV.
Wednesday Lunchtime Biology Study Drop In
Any biology students who want to attend a revision drop in session can come along to GFB from 1.15pm on Wednesday.
All pupils interested in competing at the Scottish Schools Indoor athletics in February 2018 should give their names and PB’s to Mr McKenna by Wednesday 22nd of November.