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Author Visit

The author, rapper and spoken word artist, Steven Camden (AKA Polarbear) will be visiting the school on Friday 22nd August. 

All pupils who have put their name down to attend this event should come to the theatre at 12.40pm on Friday 22nd August. 

A list of all the pupils who are attending has been posted on the noticeboard outside the library.  Steven Camden’s novel “Tape” is now available to buy in the library for £6.50. 

You are very welcome to buy a copy and get it signed at the event.  See Miss McEachern for all details and to buy a book

Equalities Forum

The last Equalities Forum of session 2013/14 will take place on Thursday 15 May at 7pm in Eastwood High School.

 The format will be different from the usual Forum in that it will be an opportunity for those attending to hear from a few schools about the excellent practice which has been going on in the area of Equalities. There will also be some display materials from schools on show.

PTA Quiz night – Friday 16th May

Opportunity Knocks for you all as this month Mearns Castle plays host to our annual PTA Quiz night on Friday 16th May.

As quiz nights go, 8 out of 10 cats love this event, where you and your team get an opportunity to Mastermind a victory against a fiercely competitive field.

If you have ever wanted your Big Break in terms of taking part in an original quiz night, now is your chance.

Every Second Counts as you go head to head trying to Beat the Teacher within the room.

The Vault (or Open Area) will be open from 7:00pm along with a fully licensed bar.

Play Your Cards Right and you may be able to bask in the glory of Going for Gold against the best.

Strike it Lucky and you may also win big in our lucrative raffle taking place the same night. You need those that are able to Name That Tune, and those who can answer things in a Split Second.

 Hopefully the Price is Right with a £5.00 entry fee per participant. All of the money raised for this event will go towards funding projects, resources for departments within the school or whole school ventures. So don’t be the Odd One Out, look to purchase a ticket today and hit the Bullseye with a top night out!

Tickets can be purchases from the school office.

Big BIG Sing

Big Big Sing is a UK-wide project that aims to inspire thousands of people across the country to celebrate the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games through singing. We’re running an exciting Songwriting Competition for primary and secondary school pupils in Scotland.

We are asking pupils to write a song inspired by the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games – so there’s no shortage of inspiration for budding songwriters.

If interested please see a member of the music department for more details

Cathy Cassidy Author Visit

The famous author Cathy Cassidy will be coming to our school for a visit on Friday 6th June. She will be talking about her books and her latest Chocolate Box Girls title – Sweet Honey. If you like reading Cathy’s books or if you would like the chance to meet a real author, then Miss McEachern has 100 spaces to fill in the theatre. All year groups welcome – give your name to Miss McEachern as soon as possible.