Eco Project – Todays class for litter picking is 1C1 with Mrs Ranson.

S3 Lawyers in Schools: The third session of Lawyers in Schools is in the LRC period 4 today,

 10th December.

Please be at the LRC promptly after break.

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diluting juiceJam, crisps, sweetsFestive goodiesDeodorant, toilet rolls, shampoo, toothbrush  Home-made itemsOpened or out-of-date itemsPerishable itemsAlcoholMedicinesSecond-hand items

Christmas Concert Rehearsals: Rehearsals for the Christmas Concert begin today, 10th December.  Pupils should check the notices the music department for all times and dates. Attendance at each rehearsal is essential.  Please see Mrs Anderson if there are any problems.

S5/6 Higher Maths pupils: All pupils in S5/6 Higher Maths classes (Mr Ward, Mr Cheyne and Mr Paterson) will be attending an Actuarial Maths event this Wednesday (11th December) at Heriot Watt University. All pupils should meet in the concourse at 8.30am ready to head to the coach. You will be back in school by lunchtime.

Mouthguards: The dental Mouthguards are ready to collect from the PE base. Please ensure you have paid before collecting.

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.

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

Lost Property: There are many items in lost property in the Print Room including jackets.  Please come along before Wednesday 18 December to check if you think anything may be yours.  Any items left after this date will be recycled.>6