There was great excitement in P7a this morning as we discovered our long awaited butterflies had emerged! What a lovely start to the week. We learned about the metamorphosis of the butterfly through the Pope Francis Faith Award and the Gift of Wonder and Awe.
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World Travellers Theme Day
Starter – Sliced Melon
Italian Fingers of Pizza
Indian Vegetable Pakora
Haggis Sausage Rolls
Choose as much as you can eat salad bowls
Tuna Pasta / Tomato Pasta
Curried Rice/ Citrus Cous Cous
Carrot / Tomato /Lettuce / Cucumber
Mediterranean Crudities with Dips
Bite Size Fudge
Scottish Fresh Fruit Platter
The last parent equalities forum of this session takes place on Thursday 11th May in Mearns Primary School at 7pm. This will be, as before, a small showcase event with 4 of our schools presenting on the good practice which takes place around the important area of equalities. An invitation is extended to anyone who wishes to come along.
P7c were visited today by Mr Kelly who came in to tell them
about his job as a Judge at the Sheriff Court. We found him very interestingand loved the joke wig! I think he has influenced some of our pupils to findout more about Law.
On Thursday 11th May, Wendy Macleod will be taking a free parent HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) class in the main gym hall from 3:20-3:45pm. If you would like to join in the spirit of Health Week then please fill in a ‘par q’ form available from the main office before 3rd May.
Calling all families and friends. Help us Bag £4,000 in the Tesco Bags of Help Appeal!!!
Voting available May and June 2017
Our Lady of the Missions Primary School calls out for votes to bag a share of bag charge fund.
Get down to Tesco for your weekly shop and help out our school by voting for our project.
Please see below a list of stores taking part in the voting on our project. Continue reading Tesco Bags of Help Appeal!!!
There will be an informal opportunity for parents/carers to come in to look at Seasons for Growth materials/ask questions etc on Tuesday afternoon at 2.3opm. Please contact Mrs Cochrane by Wed 4th February to register interest in this group.
Seasons for Growth is a change, loss and grief education programme for children who have suffered loss through bereavement, divorce or separation. Continue reading SEASONS FOR GROWTH
Dyslexia Scotland Glasgow East Ren Branch
Parents, Pupils and Teachers are welcome to our
Thursday 4th May 2017
Dyslexia? What now?
Using your strengths to overcome the weaknesses
Presented by Mary Jane Bird
7.15pm-8.15pm Mearns Castle High School, Newton Mearns G77 5GU
http://www.dyslexiascotland.org.uk/your-branch/glasgow-east-ren Email Address is firstname.lastname@example.org
Dyslexia Scotland 01786 446650
Helpline phone number: 0344 800 84 84
Dyslexia Scotland is a company registered by guarantee. Registered in Scotland No 153321 Charity No SC 000951
International day celebration – brainstorming meeting Thursday 20th April 7pm
Our very first school International Day will take place in August. With the support of the school and our lottery grant, we are looking forward to an exciting event celebrating the food, art, music and dance of the many cultures and nationalities we have in school .
We are having an initial brainstorming meeting on Thursday 20th April in school at 7pm and would love as many as possible to come along to share ideas and create a working group. Even if you can’t help much moving forward, please do come along and let us know what you think. The school will also have a programme of activities leading up to the day so the kids are fully involved.
If you can’t make the meeting but would like to be involved or have ideas, please email us on email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org (please copy both). If you are hoping to come along, it would also be helpful to let us know so we have an idea of numbers though feel free to turn up on the night as well.
Our Lady of the Missions PC and PSA
Primary 7 pupils had a wonderful day with the Sisters of Schoenstatt as preparation for receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation.
The Primary 4 Enterprise Club have been working hard to make a selection of Easter treats which will be on sale throughout this week! There will be competitions and Easter activities! All money raised will be given to help children in Malawi.
Please remember that on Friday 31st March the school closes at 2.30pm for the Easter holidays. It will reopen for pupils on Tuesday 18th April.
This is a Non Uniform Day!
We hope everyone has a wonderful Easter break.
Sorry for the short notice but I am delighted to say that the P2c and d trip can now go ahead. St Ninian’s are able to send down helpers to walk the children there and back.
Primary 1 and 2 will be participating in spring workshops this Thursday, 23rd of March. Part of these will involve practical activities outside in the grassy area of the playground. Please ensure that your child is dressed appropriately for outdoor learning (wellies and waterproof jackets/trousers would be ideal, if possible). Full school uniform is not necessary on that day however we would encourage all children to wear school polo shirts and sweatshirts and to ensure that they have gym shoes in school to change into after the workshop.
The photographer will be in again tomorrow morning to take family photographs so please dress children in shirt and tie. If they don’t manage to get all the photographs done in the morning they will return on Thursday morning.
As we outlined earlier in the school year the OLM – PSA are trying some new events for fundraising this year to ensure that all children can take part.
Last term we enjoyed the successful Reindeer Day and Christmas Fayre which enabled us to fund …
The profits from the Christmas Fayre have funded the Think Science Workshops for P1 to P6. Feedback from the children and staff has been extremely positive and we hope to be able to fund this activity each year (although as the workshops are so expensive we are likely only to be able to fund this every second year for each class). Total cost £3100. Continue reading PSA NEWS AND DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
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Congratulations to our pupils who took part in this morning’s Burns Competition. Well done to Zinedine (P5) who won 1st place in the P4/5 Instrumental category and to Freeja who won 1st in P6/7 instrumental, the overall instrumentalist and overall Burnsonian!
Excavation work is about to commence at the grass pitch area behind St Ninian’s to erect a perimeter fence to the new pitch area.
As a temporary safety measure the informal ‘shortcut’ access from the pathway near Our Lady of the Missions Primary School across the grassed areas up to the rear of the hockey pitch near St Ninian’s school will be closed.
Please note this is a temporary measure whilst works are underway over the next 2 – 4weeks at the grass pitch. Could parents and schoolchildren use an alternative route through Eastwood Park.