Eco Project – Todays class for litter picking is 2.6 with Miss Gear.

S4/5/6 Assessments:  S4/5/6 pupils will be sitting exams in the Drama Studio and in various rooms on the first floor this week.

Please show your respect by moving around the school quietly. Many thanks.

Reverse Advent Basics Bank

House Teams are organising the collection of non-perishable donations for the Edinburgh City Mission’s Reverse Advent Basics Bank this Christmas.

We will start collecting donations as from Monday 25th November, drop off any items at reception at the start of the school day and donations can also be made on the evening of the Christmas Concert.

Yes please:Sorry, but no thanks:
Tinned meat, fish and vegDried pasta, rice, cerealTea, coffee, sugar, biscuitsFruit juice, diluting juiceJam, crisps, sweetsFestive goodiesDeodorant, toilet rolls, shampoo, toothbrush  Home-made itemsOpened or out-of-date itemsPerishable itemsAlcoholMedicinesSecond-hand items

Under 14 Rugby: Anyone keen on representing the school in the next Edinburgh Schools Rugby Festival on Friday 6th December from 2 – 4pm please sign up with Mr May in the PE base.

Boyd Anderson Ski Race Meeting: Could all of those who have registered an interest to participate in this year’s Boyd Anderson Ski Race please attend a meeting today (2nd December) at the beginning of lunchtime in the Sports Hall.

S5/S6 Pupils: The Sutton Trust have opened applications for USA Study for 2020. Any S5 or S6 students who would like the opportunity to apply to study at one of the USA’s top universities then please see Mr Jack in F44. Application deadline is 19th January 2020.

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