Congratulations

Congratulations to all pupils in S1 and S2 who took part in the National Poetry Day competition. Pupils were asked to write poems on the theme of Games.  In S1, first place went to Emma Marcuson, second to Nikki Barnett and third to Calum Russell.

S2 pupils Bethany Nesbitt, Perle Picard and Luke Butterfield came first, second and third respectively.  All the winners will receive points for their houses and book tokens.  Alice Carter, Olivia Bell and Ruairidh Morrison also receive house points for their excellent entries.  Very well done indeed!  The winning poems will be displayed in the English department and on the school website.

Congratulations

Congratulations to Andrew Kirk S6, Chris Russell S6, Michelle Latter S5 and Kate Ng S5 in coming Second in the Regional Maths Team Challenge Final. This is a fantastic result for them! The event was held at the University of The West of Scotland. The team performed extremely well against another eighteen teams only being narrowly beaten by The High School of Glasgow. Well Done!

Congratulations

Congratulations to Andrew Kirk S6, Chris Russell S6, Michelle Latter S5 and Kate Ng S5 in coming Second in the Regional Maths Team Challenge Final. This is a fantastic result for them! The event was held at the University of The West of Scotland. The team performed extremely well against another eighteen teams only being narrowly beaten by The High School of Glasgow.

Well Done!

Congratulations

Congratulations to all pupils who took part in the recent Four Nations Maths Challenge.  Mearns Castle came eighth in Scotland and fiftieth in the UK.  In addition, eleven pupils were placed in the top one hundred pupils in Scotland, while seven classes made it into the top fifty.

Well done to everyone – this is an outstanding achievement.

S5 and S6 Christmas Dances

The Christmas Dance this year will take place on Thursday 15th December starting at 7.30pm and finishing at 10.30pm.

The tickets will be on sale in the Old Gym during lunchtime today, Friday and Monday 5th from 1.30pm-1.55pm.  The tickets are priced £5.  Tickets usually go quickly so please remember to buy them this week.

The Mini-trials

The Mini-trials event took place on Saturday 26th November and the team of S6 pupils from Mearns Castle were successful in winning both of the cases convincingly.

In the morning trial the team were defending an assault case against Barrhead and in the afternoon trial the team were pursuing a civil case against Belmont. The pupils – Grace Cameron, Lucy Chambers, Hannah Couchlin, Adam Henderson, Aushna Ikhlaq, Johnathan Kinloch, Gregor Nesbitt and Christopher Park – had a terrific experience and were a credit to the school, drawing specific praise from professionals and organising staff alike, for their professional manner and commitment to the project and will receive their certificates shortly – well done to you all!!