Stromness Academy Library

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October 9, 2015
by Mrs Sinclair
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Poetry Picnic – National Poetry Day 2015

Thursday 8th October was National Poetry Day which was celebrated country wide judging by the high media (radio & television) and even higher social media presence.  Once again we celebrate poetry in the form of our annual poetry picnic which … Continue reading

September 29, 2015
by Mrs Sinclair
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Postcards, Paintings, Picnic, Competition & Light

Thursday 8th October, yep! – that is next week and the second last day of term.  “Yipee!”, I hear you say.  So, next Thursday sees us returning to our annual celebration of poetry with the return to the tried and … Continue reading

December 19, 2013
by Mrs Sinclair
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12 Words of Winter (again)

The final school results are in. 1st:  Winter arrives. The ball deflates; boots away. Boredom, stuck inside ‘til spring.  (C Clouston) 2nd:  Die kalte kunkelne Lichte schmücken die Straßen, beschäftigte Körper beeilen zu kaufen.            The cold sparkling lights festoon the … Continue reading

December 13, 2013
by Mrs Sinclair
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It surely isn’t the festive season already? & 12 Words of Winter

Time has run away with us again and we find ourselves nearly at Christmas. It has been an extremely busy term with lots of classes booked for a variety of projects: Ancient Civilisations; Japan; Extreme Weather; Explorers; to name but … Continue reading

February 27, 2013
by Mrs Sinclair
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World Book Day / Peedie Book Fair / C2C Book Club

It is World Book Day time of year again and there are a few things happening in the library this year. Readings from favourite books will take place on Thursday 7th March at lunchtime. Snacks will be available. Pupils will … Continue reading

January 30, 2013
by Mrs Sinclair
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Nearly February

It is hard to believe that were are already at the end of January. S4 Prelims have been and gone and S5 Prelims are due to start soon. February inservice and half term is next week – seems awfully soon! … Continue reading

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