Category: S1 Learning Journey

Cheesy Talks with the Teachers

We asked Mr McAlpine some cheesy questions.

Cheesy Question: What football team do you support?

Cheesy Answer: Rangers Football Club.

Cheesy Question: What’s your favourite food?

Cheesy Answer: Pizza

Cheesy Question: What’s your favourite colour?

Cheesy Answer: Blue

Cheesy Question: What’s your dream car?

Cheesy Answer: A Range Rover Sport

Cheesy Question: What did you want to be when you were growing up?

Cheesy Answer: A footballer

Cheesy Question: Out of 10 how much do you like teaching at Chryston High?

Cheesy Answer: 9/10

Cheesy Talk with the Teachers

And now for the wonderful Dr. Malcolm

Cheesy Question:

What’s your favourite colour?

Cheesy Answer:
My favourite colour is pink.

Cheesy Question:

What’s your favourite food?

Cheesy Answer:

Mince and potatoes.

Cheesy Question:

What scares you?

Cheesy Answer:

Being underground in mines like the one I went to in Germany.

Cheesy Question:

What would you be doing if you weren’t teaching?

Cheesy Answer:

If I hadn’t gone into teaching I would be doing something with art.

Cheesy Question:

What are your hobbies?

Cheesy Answer:

My hobbies outside of school are skiing, book club and walking.

Cheesy Question:

What would you teach if you weren’t teaching languages?

Cheesy Answer:

If I wasn’t teaching German and Spanish I would be teaching art.

Reporters: Hannah McIntyre and Precious Reid

Thank you for reading our article for this week we hope you enjoyed reading this. Tune in next week when we interview more teachers and learn a bit more about them.

#WeAreChrystonHighSchool

Cheesy Talks with the Teachers

So for this week’s instalment, we have the lovely Miss Bateman.

Cheesy Question:

What would you be if you weren’t a teacher?

Cheesy Answer:

I would not be anything else if I was not a teacher.

Cheesy Question:

What’s your favourite food?

Cheesy Answer:

Haribos.

Cheesy Question:

Do you love you job?

Cheesy Answer:

I absolutely love my job. I love the identity of the school and our values. Everybody feels included here.

Cheesy Question:

What’s your favourite colour?

Cheesy Answer:

Green.

Cheesy Question:

What scares you?

Cheesy Answer:

Creepy dolls

Cheesy Question:

What would you teach if you didn’t teach English?

Cheesy Answer:

I would teach history.

#WeAreChrystonHighSchool

Reporter: Frankie Forrester

Cheesy Talks with the Teachers

Welcome back  to Cheesy Talks with the Teachers.  This week we’ve been busy interviewing Mrs Harvey, Miss Bateman and Dr Malcolm.

First up Mrs Harvey who is a a Pupil Support and Chemistry teacher.

Cheesy Question:   What job would you be in if you weren’t a teacher?

Cheesy Answer:      If I was in any other job I would probably be a waitress or a bar tender.

Cheesy Question:   What scares you?

Cheesy Answer:      I am very scared of spiders.

Cheesy Question: What subject would you teach if you weren’t teaching chemistry?

Cheesy Answer:      If I had to teach any other subject it would be maths or art”

Cheesy Question:   Do you like your job?

Cheesy Answer:      Oh great I love my job –  meeting new faces and the fact that no two days are the same.

Reporters: Hannah McIntyre and Precious Reid

What’s it like being in S6?

We asked some S6 pupils what it’s like to be the oldest in the school.

Morgan: It’s ok.  You don’t do anything during free periods apart from sit down and study. It’s quite stressful during exams and prelims. It’s quite boring because of the amount of studying that we do in S6. It’s good getting to know the younger pupils.  It’s a good bonding experience.

Zara: It’s quite different from all the other years and you have more priorities. There’s a bit more pressure because you’re thinking about your future.  It’s a bit more sad and exciting because you’re leaving at the end of the year.

Reporters: Caroline Smith, Chantelle Tennant, Caral Smith and Cameron McAulay

Cheesy Talks with the Teachers

Cheesy Talks with the Teachers is a series of interviews in which S1 pupils ask teachers some cheesy questions and get even cheesier answers.

In our interview with Mr Mitchell he answered our cheesy questions.

Cheesy Question:       What’s your favourite colour?

Cheesy Answer:          My favourite colour is red.

Cheesy Question:       What’s your favourite car?

Cheesy Answer:          My favourite car is a Bentley or a Rolls Royce.

Cheesy Question:       What’s your favourite movie?

Cheesy Answer:          My favourite movie is Shawshank Redemption and/or Green Mile.

Mr Mitchell also told us (very cheese-ily) that he feels very privileged and proud to be head teacher of Chryston High School. He also told us that he has plans to improve the school even further.

 

Reporters:       Frankie Forrester            Max Green          Greg Trainer

Picnic in the Park

Picnic in the Park is an IDL project .  We took part in an orienteering event in Drumpellier Park. This is what we did in the three subjects involved in the project.

Home Economics

In Home Economics, we made leak and potato soup, filled rolls and healthy flap jacks. It was fun making the food and we liked working together to make our first meal in S1. The food gave us energy to keep us going throughout the course. The food was easy to make and was nice to eat. Our teachers thought we did well working together to make the meal and they thought we worked more efficiently together.

Geography

In Social Subjects about three weeks before we went to Picnic in the Park, we learned how to read a map and what some of the useful symbols meant so that  if we got lost it helped us to find our way back. The teachers who were teaching us thought it really helped us and we improved our map reading skills throughout the weeks we were learning Geography.  As we were using the map to get to each stamp, we had to know how to read it.  We also had to work as part of a team and had to work on our communication skills.

P.E

The P.E department organised the whole fun and enjoyable event that all S1 pupils participate in. The P.E department as a whole thought we did extremely well and are very proud of us. In the weeks leading up to the event we did loads of running, orienteering and a bleep test . We thought that practising around the school doing orienteering really helped us for this event. We thought this event was great fun and enjoyable. It improved our fitness.

Rep[orters: Sundus, Maggie, Robyn and Jenna.=

Battle of the Bands 2018

This year on the 22nd  of February,  the school band, Voltage, won NLC’s  Battle of the Bands. We decided to interview Voltage and this is what they had to say:

RYAN- It was very exciting to play in front of a humongous audience in an amazing concert hall in Battle of the Bands. I could not be prouder to play alongside Lauren and Fraser. I thank everyone who showed up and supported me and our band and I appreciate the fabulous support.  I was so happy we won the great prize of £600 for the school.

 LAUREN- It felt great to win again and I felt really happy and pretty much lost for words to receive the prize money.

FRASER- It was a spectacular feeling performing on stage and I would 100% do it again.

Reporters: Nathan, Matthew, beth and Heather

Welcome Evening S1 Parents

This is to tell you all the information you need to know about this open evening. It will take place in the assembly hall on the 9th November from 6:30pm – 8:00pm. We would appreciate it if you came along to this open evening and saw what your children are getting up to at our school. There will be stalls with food and drinks that the home economics department have kindly made for this occasion. Children are welcome to come along as well. We hope you can come to this open evening. If any further questions please get in contact with the school. Thank you.

 

Heather Conn and Anya Harris–MacLeod