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Red Thistle Need your vote

redThistleYou loved the MCHS scarves created by Red Thistle, now love the company and promote Mearns Castle across Scotland.

The People’s Choice Award as part of the national Young Enterprise Awards competition has been opened for public votes. This is an opportunity for you to support your Red Thistle YES team who are representing the school at this prestigious national event. It is so easy to take part.

Use the link below or Google search for ‘Daily Record People’s Choice Awards’  then simply click on the Red Thistle button at the bottom of the page. PLEASE VOTE for  Red Thistle NOW & Tomorrow & the next day & every day until votes close next Wednesday.

Then send a link or voting request to all your face book and twitter friends asking them to support your team and school. We are in it, but we need your help to win it, Vote now!

Link:  http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/business-consumer/vote-your-peoples-choice-winner-5849053

SSAA Track & Field Championships – Friday 12th & Saturday 13th June

The following pupils have been entered in the T&F Scottish Schools Championship due to be held at Grangemouth Stadium on Friday 12th and Saturday 13th June.

Friday 12th June
Pupil Category Event
Niamh Grahame Girls A O17 400m
Nikki Miller Girls B U17 1500m
Kate Saxon Girls B U17 1500m
Lauren Saxby Girls C U15 High Jump
Lauren Saxby Girls C U15 Long Jump
Heather Barnes Girls D U14 800m
Lisa Miller Girls D U14 800m
Ben Shaw Boys C U15 800m
Scott Wylie Boys C U15 200m
Jack Bell Boys D U14 800m
Saturday 13th June
Pupil Category Event
Niamh Grahame Girls A O17 200m
Imogen Cartwright Girls B U17 High Jump
Imogen Cartwright Girls B U17 Long Jump
Holly Still Girls B U17 3000m
Lauren Saxby Girls C U15 75m Hurdles
Scott Wylie Boys C U15 100m
Hamish Armitt Boys D U14 1500m
Jack Bell Boys D U14 1500m

Please ensure that you have collected the information from Mr Murphy well in advance of the events. Inform me ASAP if any details are incorrect.

S1-3 Table Tennis Tournament

There will be a singles table tennis tournament running in the PE department throughout the week beginning Monday 1st June. The tournament is open to pupils in S1-3 and members of staff.

 

Pupils/Staff must sign up to the tournament (by speaking to Mr Haffie) by Friday 29th May. The tournament schedule and rules of play will be displayed outside the spare kit base in the PE department. Games will be played over lunchtimes. There will be a prize for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.

Chess Competition Winner – Ethan Palmer S1

On 26 April, as Under 12 Winner of the Delancey Schools Chess Challenge, Ethan Palmer travelled to Airdrie to play against all the other Under 12 winners from schools in the West of Scotland.

Ethan achieved the outstanding result of winning the Under 12 Megafinal.  He now qualifies to compete in the Northern Gigafinal, held in Manchester in July.  We wish him all the best.  Well done Ethan!

Scottish Schools Team Swimming Championships

Any pupil who would be interested in competing in the Scottish Schools Team Swimming Championships MUST attend a short meeting with Mr Murphy on Tuesday 5th May in the Old Gym at interval.

The Championships are due to take place on WEDNESDAY 17TH JUNE 2015. These will be held in TOLLCROSS LEISURE CENTRE. All relays will be 4x50m.

Swimmers may compete in the Freestyle and/or Medley events for their own school year.

S1/S2 School Sports Days

S1 Sports Day – Tuesday 19th May

S2 Sports Day – Wednesday 20th May

Both sports days will last for the full duration of the normal school day and we will return to school by the end of the school day. It is really important that you return your consent for (yellow – S1 and blue – S2) to your PE teacher as soon as possible if you have not done so already. This should be returned by Friday 8th May at the very latest.  Remember to bring along the following –

Essential items to bring:

  • Packed lunch
  • £2 travel contribution
  • Plenty of water/sports drinks
  • Waterproof jacket to stay warm and dry
  • Tracksuit trousers
  • Trainers or running spikes
  • Suntan lotion

The lists are now available in PE Dept to sign up for the event(s) which you would like to compete in on the day. You must sign up by Friday 8th May. Speak to your PE teacher if you are unsure at all.

 

Scottish Schools Team Swimming Championships

Any pupil who would be interested in competing in the Scottish Schools Team Swimming Championships MUST attend a short meeting with Mr Murphy on Tuesday 5th May in the Old Gym at interval.

The Championships are due to take place on WEDNESDAY 17TH JUNE 2015. These will be held in TOLLCROSS LEISURE CENTRE.

All relays will be 4x50m.

Swimmers may compete in the Freestyle and/or Medley events for their own school year.

Chess Club

Well done to Daniel O’Brien S1, Semon Tatarenko S3 and Greig McKay S4, who were runners up in the Delancey UK Schools’ Chess Challenge.

Congratulations to the overall winner, Jack Bell S2, who maintained his 100% record by winning all 7 matches.

These players now qualify for the Area Megafinal.

The following pupils, as leading scorers in their age group, also qualify to go forward to the next round:

  • Ethan Palmer S1
  • Marina Gladkikh S2
  • Max Irving-Robertson S2

Well done to everyone who took part.