Apr 042014

Congratulations to the following pupils who won prizes during the Eco-Committee Bin it to Win it event

  • Samayah Rafique S2 (Ramsay)
  • Lisa Miller S1 (Ramsay)li>
  • Ben Mundie S3 (Ramsay)
  • Steven Blair S2 (Balmoral)
  • Niamh McInnes S2 (Sutherland)
  • Craig Bennett S1 (Balmoral)
  • Emily Wong S1 (Wallace)
  • Eilidh Lindsay S6 (wallace)

Thank you for putting your rubbish in the bins.  250 million items of litter are dropped in Scotland each year!

If you would be interested in designing cartoon characters which will be used for animation and video purposes for Primary Language teaching please see Mrs Nicklin as soon as possible in Modern Languages (D11).

I am looking for 4 characters to be drawn and then they will come alive and be animated to make German language videos for Primary School pupils in East Renfrewshire. The design of the characters can be your own ideas!

Are now on sale from the office.  Price £4 each.

From the start of June there will be some spaces available on the following instruments for Senior Concert Band – Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, French Horn and Percussion.

Any pupil who is at Grade 3/4 standard and who would like to audition should speak to Miss Borland asap.

Reminder to all S4, S5 and S6 pupils that Easter School forms should be submitted to the school office as soon as possible.

Also online payments require to be made no later than Monday 24 March.

Mar 132014

Could S3 Bronze Duke of Edinburgh applicants please check the notice board outside E2.

 There will be a meeting on Thursday 13th March at 12.30 in room E2. All successful applicants must attend.

Just a reminder that the 4th match will be played this Friday after school.  Spectators are welcome, so please come along and support your team.

The final report for the 8 finalists is due to be submitted to Mr Murphy by Monday 31st March. The report MUST be on the Partick Thistle v Aberdeen game that we attended on Saturday 22nd February. It should be within the 500 word limit and if possible be word processed (If you do not have access to home computer or printer then please see me in PE Dept so that I can arrange access for you).

There will be two winners – S1/S2 winner and S3 winner. Winners will receive £25 gift vouchers for Silverburn.

Mar 132014

There are still spaces available in the following lunchtime clubs, it would be great if you could join in. Please see Mr. Brown if you intend to come along.

Tuesday: S1-S2 Handball in the old gym (See Mr. Murphy)

Thursday: S1 – S6 Table Tennis in the new gym

Friday: S1-S4 Gymnastics in the new gym

Preparations for this year’s work experience are now under way.  Our S3 pupils have had presentations and information about their placements in October.

Click here to view all the information shared with pupils

The next World Challenge Expedition has been launched for the S4 year group. All pupils have been distributed with a letter and an application form. All interested pupils must return their signed applications to the office by Wednesday 12th March.

Please see the links below for the the presentation delivered to pupils by Miss Ferguson and a draft itinerary for the trip

Presentation – Click here

Draft Itinerary – Click here

From the start of June there will be some spaces available on the following instruments for Senior Concert Band – Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, French Horn and Percussion.

Any pupil who is at Grade 3/4 standard and who would like to audition should speak to Miss Borland asap.

Mar 042014

Reminder to all S1 pupils to dress up for the World Book Day Event which is happening on Wed 5 March during P5 and P6. You must wear school uniform in the morning and bring your costume to school. Costumes can be left in the library from 8.30am onwards and picked up at lunchtime so that you are changed and ready to go to your English classes at the start of P5.

Miss McEachern (or Dracula)

The presentation from the S2 Options’ Evening held last night is now available.

Click here to go to the Options page.

The S2 Options Evening takes place on Thursday 20th February.  The format of the evening is as follows:

 6:00- 7:00 – Marketplace:- Open Area

Subjects available for choice in S3 will be represented at stalls in the Open Area.  Staff will be on hand to discuss their subject and to offer advice

7:00-8:00 – Presentation:- Theatre

Mr Smith and Mr Cairns will present information to parents about the S3 curriculum and the options process

 The PTA will be selling teas and coffees in the Open Area during the Marketplace.  They will also be selling tickets for the PTA quiz in May.

The minute of the Parent Council meeting held on Monday 28th October is now availble. 

Click here to read the minute

East Renfrewshire Council have just updated their Sports Clubs Directory and this can now be accessed as a PDF from the the useful links section on the right hand side of this page.

All the presentations, the Way Ahead options booklet and the options form for S4 pupils to help with subject choices for fifth year is now on the Options page.

Click here to go to the page.

Dyslexia Scotland Glasgow East Ren are holding an Open Meeting on Tuesday 4th February 2014 at Mearns Castle High School. 

The presentation is about ‘A guide to Study’.

Parents and Pupils are welcome to attend.

The meeting is between 7.15pm-8.15pm

More information available on Additional Support page.

This is the last reminder that IT room A13 has been booked period 5 this Tuesday and Thursday to allow S5/6 pupils to apply online for college courses.

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