Congratulations to Haider Suleman who achieved the joint top score in the higher chemistry final examination in May. Haider achieved 100% in his final exam and this outstanding result was recognised at the Science and Parliament event in ‘Dynamic Earth’, Edinburgh. Haider was accompanied by his family to see him get his award. S6 Depute head Jim McKenna and PT Chemistry/Physics Michael McGarry were delighted to attend and join in the celebration. He was presented with the award by Dr Alasdair Allan MSP (Minister for Learning, Science and Scotland’s Languages), Professor Lesley Yellowlees CBE FRSC FInstP FRSE (former president of the Royal Society of Chemistry), Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell, DBE, FRS, PRSE FRAS (President of the Royal Society of Edinburgh).
Mr Smith sent a letter home to parents and carers of S4 pupils regarding the Acting Depute Head role.
Click here to read the letter.
Mr Smith sent a letter home to parents and carers of S3 pupils regarding the Acting Depute Head role.
Click here to read the letter.
Congratulations to all the Mearns Castle pupils who took part in the Instrumental Showcase concert in Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on Tuesday night.
A wonderful evening of great performances with a large representation from Mearns Castle. A
ll those involved should make sure that Miss Borland has your name so that your participation can be recognised with House Points.
Congratulations to Haider Suleman S6Ivy Ng S6 Morna Weir S5 Stuart Milloy S5 who gained 3rd place in the Regional Finals of the Senior Maths Team Challenge held at Paisley University on November 13th.
Twenty one teams took part so this is a splendid achievement. Well done!
Learn Chinese characters! Want to win prizes and certificates or represent your school?
Every Monday lunch 12.30 – 1.00 in the Mandarin classroom in the French corridor.
All S1-S3 are welcome!
Following the success of the handball ‘taster’ sessions in PE and learning the rules of the game in Modern Languages there will be a handball club for S1 pupils every Tuesday lunchtime in the Old Gym.
The club will start at 12.30pm so you will have time for lunch first and it will finish at approx. 1pm. S1 boys and girls are welcome to attend.
Please join us this Monday 24 November in the Conference Room at 12.20pm.
There will be a lovely and welcoming beigel lunch awaiting you!
The Philosophy Club is back on and looking for new members to join.
If you are interested in philosophising about questions like ‘Why are we here?’ and ‘Is it ever right to lie?’
Then come to D.18 on Monday lunchtime. All years welcome. Bring your lunch.
The book fair comes to the library again this year on Thursday 27th November until Thursday 4th December.
There will be over 200 lovely new books to browse and buy as well as pencils, pens, posters and other stationery/novelty items.
All S1 and S2 pupils will visit the book fair during English classes but it will also be open to all pupils before school from 8.30am, after school until 4pm and at lunchtimes at 12.55pm.
Everyone is welcome to come and browse and buy. Why not pick up an early Christmas present!