May 202015
 

Congratulations to  Jimmy Fitzpatrick and Scott York who represented Mearns Castle High School in the SSSA Indoor Freestyle Competition on the 23 April at the Snowfactor.

They had a great day , skiing well and both the boys put down 2 great runs .

Jimmy Fitzpatrick came 1st  out of the  male skiers and Scott Yorke came 11the out of the male skiers

Well done boys!!

May 182015
 

The following pupils have been selected to represent MCHS at the relay team championships to be held at Tollcross Leisure Centre on Wednesday June 17th.

You MUST attend a meeting with Mr Murphy in the Old Gym on Friday 12th June at Lunchtime.

S1 – Maria Vassilitchenkova, Melissa Greeves, Lisa Miller, Rachel McNicol

S2 – Heather Barnes, Katie Lillie, Lisa Miller & require one more S2 girl.

S3/S4 – Kate Saxon, Heather Martin, Zoe Cameron, Nikki Miller

S3/S4 – Richard Laird, Scott Gibson, Lewis Callaghan, Dimitri Vassilitchenkov

May 082015
 

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 form (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.

May 082015
 

Handball will continue for the duration of this term. The team training will be on Tuesday lunchtime in the Old Gym in PE Dept (12.30pm – 1pm). All S1/S2 boys are welcome to come along. The boys who attended Handball club during last term should attend.

Our first team game will be after the SQA exams (5th June onwards).

May 082015
 

Upcoming events – any pupil (S1-S6) who may be interested in attending any of the following events must meet with Mr Murphy on Wednesday 13th May at LUNCHTIME in the OLD GYM.

If you are interested but unsure of qualifying standards then please attend the meeting as all of the information will be shared then. You MUST attend this meeting should you wish to participate as the entry deadline is Friday 15th May.

 

SSAA SECONDARY RELAY CHAMPIONSHIPS

HUTCHESONS’ GS, GLASGOW FRIDAY 5th JUNE 2015

 

SSAA SECONDARY PENTATHLON CHAMPIONSHIPS

GRANGEMOUTH STADIUM SATURDAY 6th JUNE 2015

 

BOYS AND GIRLS’ SECONDARY CHAMPIONSHIPS

GRANGEMOUTH STADIUM

FRIDAY 12th JUNE 2015 AND SATURDAY 13th JUNE 2015

May 012015
 

Handball will continue for the duration of this term. The team training will be on Tuesday lunchtime in the Old Gym in PE Dept (12.30pm – 1pm). All S1/S2 boys are welcome to come along. The boys who attended Handball club during last term should attend.

Our first team game will be after the SQA exams (5th June onwards).

May 012015
 

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.

Apr 292015
 

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.

 

Apr 242015
 

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.

Mar 232015
 

Congratulations to the following S1 girls who won the Renfrewshire Schools Basketball Cup, beating St Andrews Academy in the final 50-16. This was a great end to their season which saw them undefeated and capped off an excellent League and Cup double. Both trophies are away to be engraved and will be in the trophy cabinet at the front of the school soon.

KATE GALLOWAY

KIERA CAMPBELL

FIONA SNEDDON

JENNA EWING

KIRSTY MACDONALD

NAZEEFA MALIK

EMMA MORRISON

LAURA BAILLIE

Mar 182015
 

The Triathlon that was originally scheduled for 1st April has been postponed for the time being – the plan is still to offer this even but it will be in the summer term.

Thank you to those pupils who expressed an interest – Mr Murphy will keep names and have a meeting when the new date has been confirmed.

Mar 182015
 

Can all of the pupils who have entered the competition please get your music to Mr Murphy or Mrs McNab as soon as possible if you haven’t done so already.

The music should be on a CD and the CD should only have that one piece of music that you intend to perform to.

The performance should not last any longer than 3 minutes

You should arrive at Eastwood HS between 5.45pm-6pm. Performance are due to start at 6.30pm

Mar 182015
 

S1-3 girls who are interested in coming along to our Rugby club should attend the after school club run by Brandon (Rugby Development Officer). The club runs on Wednesdays in the Old Gym from 3.35pm – 4.45pm. The club is free.

It is non-contact at the moment but we are hoping to get enough girls along to introduce contact and enter teams into local competitions.

Mar 182015
 

Any pupil (boys or girls) who would be interested in being involved in the school cricket team must give their name to Mr Murphy as soon as possible.

Coaching will be available to those who attend (details will be confirmed – likely to be Wednesday after school).

Regional qualifiers are due to be held in May and the school intend to enter a team so get involved!