Mr William (Bill) Morton

Last week we heard the sad news of the passing of former Head Teacher Bill Morton at the age of 89. Mr Morton was Head Teacher of Coltness High School between 1974 and 1993. Prior to his arrival at Coltness High he had been an English Teacher, head of department and Assistant Head Teacher at the then Hamilton Academy, which later became Hamilton Grammar. As part of his professional life he was also an examiner and setter, for what later became the SQA, between 1972 & 1975. He always enjoyed the extra-curricular side of the school and was a keen golfer. He had been a member of Bishopbriggs and Riccarton (Hamilton) golf clubs, the latter where he served as Captain and had also been the Club Champion. After retiring from Coltness he was still a well-known face in the community having resided in Wishaw. His funeral is on Wednesday 22nd

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S5/6 Parents’ Evening

S5/6 Parents’ Evening will take place online on Thursday 7th December 4.15-6.45pm via video call. Please see the following letters for further information on how to log in and use the new system. 20211129090103983_S5&6Parent-CarerEveningNov21 20211129090120224_VideoCallInformationforParents(4)

S4 Parents’ Evening

S4 Parents’ Evening will take place on 23rd November from 4.15pm – 6.45pm. This will be held online. Please see letters below for further information and instructions. S4 Parents Evening Nov 21 S4 Video Call Information for Parents(4)

School Christmas Leavers – Money Talks Week

Is your child due to leave school at Christmas and you are unsure if this will affect your benefit entitlement? If so then get in touch with the Financial Inclusion Team on 01698 332551 or email fit@northlan.gov.uk or contact your local CAB who can carry out a benefit check for you and answer your queries in relation to whether your child leaving school will affect your benefits.

Pupil Council – Election

Thank you to everyone who has put their name forward to be on the Pupil Council. As we can only have 2 pupils per year group, we need to elect our members which will take place in PSHE classes. In order to do this, could you make up ONE slide on PowerPoint and email it to myself Mrs Mullen on glow by Wednesday 20th October.   The PowerPoint slide should include the following information: Your name (Reg Class) Photo of yourself (if possible) What your hobbies are / your interests Why you think you would be a good candidate for the Pupil Council Many thanks, Mrs Mullen

Tempest Photography

A reminder that Tempest Photography will be in on Monday 18th October (after the October holiday) to take official S1 and S4 photographs. Please ensure you are in full school uniform that day. Classes will be called down one at a time to the hall throughout the course of the morning.