Congratulations to Heather (S2) who is now the ‘Judo Scotland Grand Prix Champion’ for her age band having successfully won the most points from a range of competitions within the last year. She was awarded her trophy on Saturday by the National Perfomace Coach. An amazing achievement Heather. Well done!
On Sunday, our Head Girl and Head Boy, Grace and Jack, attended the memorial service for Remembrance Day at the Newton Mearns War Memorial to pay their respects and represent the school alongside Mrs Gibson, DHT.
Today, at 11am, pupils and staff observed a minutes silence before Grace and Jack places a wreath within the school.
Congratulations to all contestants who took part in the Williamwood Music Festival. The adjudicators were very complimentary over the standard of musicianship and creativity that was demonstrated in all performances. Congratulations to Mila McManus (S3) and Frea Tennant (S5) who were awarded first positions in the junior and senior sections respectively, while the three S3 girls; Rebecca Paton, Katie Rafferty and Imogen Robinson were runners up in the junior section. Luka McCall’s (S5)guitar performances earned him second position in the senior section, while the Rising Star award was given to Leo Reston (S3). Thanks to everyone who assisted in the running of the evening, including the sounds/technology team, higher photography group and the S6 deputies.
The Campbell Dallas School Leaver intake is now open for applications until 31/1/20. This is an alterbative to the university route into the industry.
Campbell Dallas are a well-established award winning accountancy firm that operate all over Scotland with >500 staff. For more info and to apply: https://www.campbelldallas.co.uk/careers/graduate-trainee/#1477055910742-6f83c2cf-4134
For young people interested, there is an open evening (for pupils and parents/guardians) on 21st Nov ember 6-8pm at their HQ in Braehead. To register for the open evening, please email Amy McGowan in HR on Amy.McGowan@campbelldallas.co.uk
The Food and Textile Technology Department held their annual Junior Masterchef completion, the standard was exceptional and after much deliberation the judges awarded:
1st prize to S2 Grace Burns
2nd prize to S1 Ruby Burns
3rd prize to S1 Katy Watson
Congratulations to Alice Marques (S1) qualified for the world Irish dancing championships 2020. She will represent Scotland and the Osborne Academy.
S5 and S6 pupils will be issued with their full report today. Pupils will also receive three letters explaining how their parents/carers can orgnaise their appointments online for the Parents’ Evening on Tuesday 12th November. The PTA will be serving tea/coffee and serving tuck at the Parents’ Evening.
A copy of the letters can be found below and will also be emailed to parents/carers. The system to book online will be live from 4pm this evening and close at 10am on Tuesday 12th November.
S4 Parents’ Evening will go ahead as planned on Thursday 12th December 4pm – 6.30pm.
Congratulations to Kyle Clelland (S2) who performed well by winning gold at the British Final Gymnastics competition in Birmingham at the weekend. Well done Kyle!
Congratulations to Rona (S5) who has been selected for this year’s Scottish Thistles Training Partners Squad 2019/20. This is an amazing achievement. Well done Rona! More information can be found here.