Clishmaclaver – Brechin High Library Blog

April 24, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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If you love a thing…

Just had to do a big ‘shout out’ for one of our very talented 6th year pupil, Chloe D. As previously posted, Chloe created a wonderful piece of digital art for me based on Marvel’s Hawkeye – Because, Hawkeye! 😉 … Continue reading

April 21, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Caption competition!

Hurrah! The Day has brought back its Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition! 😀 For frolicking, feisty fun, follow the hyperlink and click on the image of Trump and the Easter Bunny to submit your ideas, or hand … Continue reading

April 10, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Is teen loneliness caused by social media?

Further to previous posts on teenage emotional literacy and well-being, worried parents – and our pupils – might want to read this Guardian opinion piece, Reports claim – and parents worry – that teens are suffering an epidemic of loneliness caused by … Continue reading

April 5, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Relax, go to sleep in a dystopian future

Stream 72 Hours of Ambient Sounds from Blade Runner: Relax, Go to Sleep in a Dystopian Future – Open Culture How cool is this? Just had to share! 😀 And remember, the cult movie Blade Runner is based on the sci-fi … Continue reading

March 30, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Angus Autism Awareness Team launch Crowdfunder appeal

A big shout out to Brechin High pupils in the news! 😀 The Angus Autism Awareness Team, from left; (back) Christopher Glen, chairman Davie McKinnon. (front) Lennon Watson , Alex Smith. Here is the link to their CrowdFunder page. @AngusAutism … Continue reading

A timely tale..?

March 24, 2017 by Miss Stewart | 0 comments

The full trailer for Hulu’s adaptation of The Handmaid’s Tale is finally out! Initial feedback is that it looks really good. There’s never been a better time to read the original book; do it now before you see this new adaptation! Any fans of Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel can now get officially very excited! 😉

“The trailer starts by teasing the viewer about how nobody saw the dystopia coming before it happened; mentions of the destruction of Congress and the constitution leave us at the edge of our seats. Doubt it? Watch the whole thing below and tell us what you think in the comments!” – BookRiot

March 20, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Screenagers are struggling to read people’s feelings in real life…

The Empathy Gap – The Sunday Times Magazine A colleague gave me a hard copy of this article this morning, and I’m posting a hyperlink because it’s really very interesting! Parents, pupils, teachers; anyone with an interest in young people’s … Continue reading

March 15, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Got fandom?

It’s chic to be geek! Keep calm and join fandom! Wait, what? Clishmaclaver knows there is amazing fanfiction being written, astoundingly good fan art being created (Shout out to Chloe D!), and generally awesome fandoming being undertaken by pupils at … Continue reading

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