Congratulations to the winners of the Book Week Scotland ‘scots sayings’ competition we held last week to celebrate this annual event in Scotland. Well done to both pupils’ and thank you to the pupils and teachers who participated.
To celebrate Book Week Scotland first year pupils’ were visited by Gill Arbuthnott who is the author of numerous fiction, non-fiction and picture books for children and young adults. Book Week Scotland is an annual celebration of books and reading that takes place across the country. Gill was very engaging with the pupils’ and they all thoroughly enjoyed her visit. The theme of this year’s event is ‘Blether’.
Tempest Photography are in school on the morning of 21st October to take official photographs of our new S1 and S4 pupils.
Please ensure you are in full school uniform and ready to be photographed that day.
Tickets are available from the school office for the PTA Race Night at a cost of £3pp.
First year pupils’ from Coltness High attended the closing ceremony of North Lanarkshire Council’s reading for pleasure initiative ‘Read to Succeed’. All first year pupils’ across North Lanarkshire have had the experience of listening to an author in their schools. The author at today’s ceremony was Dan Freedman, author of the footballer series, Jamie Johnson. The pupils’ received a signed copy of one of his books from the author.
South Wishaw Parish Church Halls, East Academy Street, Wishaw
Impact Youth Group (S1-S3)
1st & 3rd Saturday of every month
7pm – 9pm (Term Time)
Table Tennis, Basketball, Foosball, Badminton, Snooker/Pool, Darts, Bowling, Connect Four, Jenga, Chess, Baking, Nailcare, Tuck Shop, Chill Out Space for each club, ‘Walk the Talk’ slot.
- New Kickboxing / Fitness Class commencing Wednesday 18th September 2019
- 6 weeks after-school club
- FREE of charge
- Delivered by ‘Rivals Gym’ Professional Coach
- If interested please sign name on sign-up sheet opposite P.E. base door asap!
Lockers will go on sale next Wednesday 4th September P1-P4. Pupils will be tannoyed to the Support for Learning base by year group.
Pupils will require to have £15 (£10 for the cost of the locker and £5 deposit that they will get on return of their key at the end of the year).
Lockers are now allocated in set areas for each year group.
If any pupil is struggling to cover the cost but has a desire to have a locker they can speak to their Pupil Support Teacher.
There is an Information Evening for the P7 parents of our associated primary schools here in Coltness HS, on the 11th September 7pm – 8.30pm. After initial information in the Assembly Hall parents will be free to visit departments within the school, meet teachers and see examples of the excellent pupil work that goes on in Coltness HS.
There will be time for questions over light refreshments in the Social Area at the end of the evening. We would be delighted to see as many of you there as possible at this initial transition event.