Please note there will be assemblies for all year groups this week – S1/2 on Wednesday, S3/4 on Thursday, and S5/6 on Friday
Have a great holiday everyone! See you back here Monday 26th October.
Pupils are asked to donate £1 at registration for the privilege of not wearing school dress. All money donated will be used to buy items to fill the shoe boxes that we send out to Romania. For some of these children the shoe box they receive will be their only gift at Christmas. Check out some of the children you will be helping:
Sixth year student, Lewis Thomson, has recently completed a selection of fundraising events for Epilepsy Action. Through doing this he has raised a fantastic £252.28 for the charity.
Well done Lewis!!! You are an Epilepsy ACTION Hero!!!
Visiting ensemble ‘Mahler Players’ performed to Higher and Advanced Higher Music students.
The group performed a selection of pieces from Walton’s ‘Façade’. The students learned about the techniques that the composer used to create the music as well as learning more about the instruments in the ensemble and the musicians who played them.
Assemblies are on this week however on Wednesday it will be for S1 ONLY. S2 pupils should go to their registration classes. All other assemblies are as normal.
A reminder for all S5/6 pupils attending the Higher Education conference this Wednesday. You need to print off your tickets BEFORE you board the coach outside the front of the school at 9am on 7th October.
Last week we hosted the second round of Master Chef in the Home Economics department. It went very well and it was a tough competition. Emma McBride S3, Angus MacDonald S2 and Sharlene Fraser in S2 all took part. They were judged by two chefs and Mr Duncan MacDonald from the Rotary Club of Inverness and Culloden. The Winner was Sharlene Fraser, she will go onto the next round of the competition and represent the school in the local competition. This is Sharlene’s account:
‘This year I decided to enter the school Master Chef competition. In the first round there were ten competitors of which four advanced to the second round. In this round each competitor had to prepare, cook and serve a two course meal for one person with a budget of £10. After this round I was chosen as one of the four competitors to progress onto the second round. The four of us all had to cook a two course meal this time for two people with the same budget. I was very lucky to get through both rounds.’
Following interviews this week, Nigel Engstrand has been appointed new Rector of the IRA. Starting date to be confirmed. More information will be put out in due course.