Bulletin – Monday 28th October 2019

Eco Project – Todays class for litter picking is 3C4 with Mrs Kelly.

S3 Lawyers in Schools Program – Session 1:  All pupils who have noted interest in attending the Lawyers in Schools program should attend session 1 in the LRC, Tuesday 29 October at 10.10am.  Please go straight to the LRC at the end of period 2.

S4/5/6: If you have a coincidence exams (2 exams at the same time) I will have hopefully spoken to you last week to make alternative arrangements. These arrangements are posted in the SQA notice board in the concourse.

If you have coincidence exam and you need to see me, please pop into my office today.

Pupil Council: Could the following pupils please attend a meeting on Friday, 1 November in Meeting Room 2 during KAT.

Lochlan Corbett 1B2 Iona Houston 1C2 Aoden Gillan 1M1
Harvey Stewart 1B1 Cameron Weir 1C1 Lachlan Shaw 1M2
Glen McIntyre 3B1 Beth Isbister 2C2 Hugh Lonergan 2M2
Kyle McPherson 3B2 Kyle Logan 2C1 Luke Foster 2M1
    Ayisha Ba 3C2 Clara Mapletoft 3M1
    Alasdair Watson 3C1    

S2 Netball: Please can the S2 netball team come to a short meeting at break time today in PE. Attendance is necessary.

Under 14 Rugby: Any S1 and S2 boys keen to take part in an U14 festival on Friday 1st November should attend a short meeting at break time on Wednesday 30th in the Games Hall.

Boyd Anderson Ski Race: If you would be interested to participate in this year’s Boyd Anderson Ski Race please could you attend a meeting on Wednesday, 30 October at the beginning of lunchtime in the Sports Hall.

New Developing the Young Workforce Twitter Page: Balerno has a new Twitter page dedicated to job opportunities, volunteering, modern apprenticeships, college courses and uni advice.

Please follow https://twitter.com/BalernoDYW

Water Cooler: The water cooler in the print room is out of order.  Please ask pupils to use the Concourse/PE coolers until further notice.

1 – 15 Disaster Film Club: Calling all pupils S1 to S6.

I plan to show the docu-drama ‘Chernobyl’ in F47 from Tuesday 29th October at lunch time for about 10 weeks running.

If you are interested in coming along, you will need to get your parents to sign a permission slip as it is 15 certificated and not for the feint-hearted.

Please collect a letter from me and return the slip asap.

Without permission you will be unable to attend.

Bring your lunch and we will start at about 1.05.

“A drama so powerful you can almost feel the radiation pumping out of the screen”. The Times

All Tear Groups: Eco Christmas Craft Club: Do you like crafts? Do you like winter festivities (e.g. Christmas)? Are you concerned with how much plastic goes to landfill? Do you want to reduce the negative impact YOU make on the environment?

If so, join my new Eco Christmas Craft Club! During November and December the club will run in my room (G31), on Monday lunch times.  We will make festive products, like wrapping paper, candle holders, tree decorations and table decorations. ALL COMPLETELY SUSTAINABLE AND RECYLABLE /COMPOSTABLE!

Limited Spaces Available. To sign-up and get more information, you must attend a meeting today, (28th Oct) at lunchtime, in G31.