Monday 20th March 2017

Weekly Bulletin – Monday 20th March 2017

Assemblies
Monday 20th March – S2 Assembly during Tutor
Tuesday 21st March – S1 Assembly during Tutor
Friday 24th March – S3 Assembly during Tutor

S1/2 Netball
ALL s1/2 netball players should attend a meeting on Monday at break time in PE.
Mrs Harkness

N5 / Higher Practical Performance (Girls Football)
Can all players due to take part in the match this week please attend a short meeting in the PE department at Monday break.
Mr Walkinshaw

RRS Meeting
This Tuesday at lunchtime in EN2 to finalise the assembly preparations! Thanks folks!
Ms. Sharp

S2 assembly – Teenage Cancer Trust
On Friday 24th of March, S2 will receive a presentation from Teenage Cancer Trust from 9.35-10.30am. Please could p2 teachers bring their S2 class to the hall once registered at the start of period 2. If any pupil is concerned about the assembly focus, please discuss with your PSL. Thanks
Mrs Kerr

Creativity Competition (all years)
The annual Firrhill Creativity Competition is now open for entries. All years’ groups can submit pieces from poetry to short stories to paintings to songs. The list is endless! Prizes include stationery, vouchers and the Firrhill Shields for Creativity. See posters around the school for more details or ask any of your teachers.
Mr Waddell

Ski Trip
Can the following S1-5 pupils please attend a meeting in the library on Thursday 23rd March at break. Attendance is vital.
Jenni Baxter, Joel Chambers, Scott Clark, Dylan Flahive-Malcolm, Cara Hargreaves, Loui Henderson, Lewis Hogg, Holly Hunt, Scott Hutchon, Kerry McCoy, Neil McKinlay, Beth Moffat, Samuel Moffat, Katie Murray, Mateusz Rybczynski, Fraser Smith, Andrew Torrrance, Avery Van-Minnen, Catriona Wilson, Louise Young
Miss Carmichael

Eco Group.
Meeting next Wednesday 22nd March 1pm in Sc10. Please be prompt as we have staff from Amey attending to discuss our energy usage with us and what we can do to reduce it.
Mrs Barley

Athlete Support Programme
All S3-6 pupils on the Athlete Support Programme are invited to attend the rescheduled presentation about sporting scholarships in the USA on Wednesday 22nd March period 3 in the PE classroom. This is an opportunity to hear about opportunities to study abroad and to speak to an expert in the field. If any other pupils would to attend this presentation they should speak to Miss McCaig or Miss Carmichael. Thanks
Hannah McCaig

WWF Earth Hour Saturday 25th March 2017 8.30pm
WWF’s Earth Hour is an annual global movement where millions of people across the planet join businesses and landmarks in switching off their lights for one hour to show they care about the future of our planet. It’s been the hottest year on record for the third year in a row and nearly 1 in 6 species are now at risk of extinction from climate change. That’s why we need you to join us this Earth Hour, switch off your lights on Saturday 25 March at 8.30pm Show that you want our leaders to take urgent action on climate change join us and be part of it – sign up!

Vision Aid Overseas (VAO)
Please donate your unwanted glasses and sunglasses (prescription or regular) for reuse or recycling by VAO. It is a great opportunity to help people in Africa to be able to see by having eye tests and matching prescriptions. Please put your unwanted glasses in the box at reception – this small act will change someone’s life. Thankyou
Environment Group

Teen Book Club.
Scholastic leaflets for this Book Club are available from the LRC or the English Department. Students may use World Book Day tokens to take £1 off the cost of any titles ordered. Please have orders and money in to the LRC by Friday 24 March. Thank you.
Mrs Dickson