There appears to be an article presently doing the rounds on social media which originates from the Daily Record. This article was written in 2009 and the data on which it is based on is from 2007/2008.
S3 pupils from Mrs Mullen’s English class enjoyed a visit to Glasgow Sheriff Court last Thursday morning. Pupils have been studying a short story where a teenager is involved in knife crime. The visit to the busiest court in Europe allowed pupils to see just a little of the grim reality of being involved in crime. As well as this, it allowed them to see the workings of various types
Hall of Fame What started as a Physical Education Hall of Fame at Coltness High School has grown arms and legs to become a whole school feature. Given the large number of individuals who have come through the school and become professional footballers it was muted that a Hall of Fame may be a nice feature to try to encourage and motivate the current crop of youngsters coming through the
“An after school indoor rowing club starts on Monday 14th September in the fitness suite. 4th year rowers Abby Lawson, Cara Lennon and Beth Lennon shall be leading the session under the watchful eye of Mr Miller (Biology). All 1st years are welcome to attend, make your way to the changing rooms in PE after the bell on Monday. We look forward to seeing you all there.” Written by J.
A big congratulations to Kyle Hughes who has been selected to represent Scotland at Stirling in Class 9 Swimming for the duration of this year. Written by Mr McGilp.
A big thanks go to Sophie Laird and Jai Harkins for the time and effort they are putting into the Les Hoey Dreammaker charity. It is a pleasure as the Head Teacher of the school to recieve such a glowing letter as I recieved today complementing youngsters in the school. www.leshoeymbedreammakerfoundation.org/ Written by Mr McGilp.
This year is Scotland’s Year of Food and Drink and there have been a number of promotions to raise awareness over the past few months. In September there is a focus on School Meals and to mark this, Wednesday 23rd September has been designated School Food Day. The following link shows a promotional flyer for the campaign. http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/Images/FandHGetInvolved_tcm4-867346.pdf or you can find out more information by going to the website
Congratulations to sixth year pupils Linsay McIloney and Callum Buttery who have been named as Coltness High Schools Young Ambassadors for 2015/16. The standard of applicant was high again this year, with a record number of applications. Linsay and Callum will now attend a Regional Young Ambassadors conference at Hampden Football Stadium on Wednesday 16th September accompanied by Active Schools Coordinator, Joanne Cuthbertson. They will find out more about the
A Parent Council for Coltness High School was established in accordance with the Scottish Schools (Parental Involvement) Act 2006. There are presently vacancies on Coltness High School Parent Council. I would advise you that as a member of the school’s Parent Forum, you are entitled to put yourself forward for membership of the Parent Council. If you are interested in becoming a member of the Parent Council, please complete and
Coltness High School are collecting for Basics Foodbank. Your help would be greatly appreciated. If you would like to contribute please hand any donations into the school office. Mrs Mullen