Students are starting or about to start the Paper 2 element of the Higher History course. This text book is excellent and will be used in class, we would encourage you buy for your son/daughter; Migration and Empire 1830-1939, Simon Wood, Hodder Gibson. It can be bought from Amazon or any book shop.
Just a reminder that a detailed plan for the Higher History extended essay must be handed in for the first lesson back after the prelims!
A final draft must be completed for February 25th.
Miss Herd and Miss Pinkerton have placed loads of revision material on the school website to help with English exams.
Congratulations to Jenna Fraser and Megan Money – both of S1 – who gained 2nd and 3rd place respectively in the Strathgryffe Squash Club District Tournament.
This year’s Burns Supper will take place in the school hall on Wednesday 23rd January at 5pm. Tickets are £6 each.
Pupils in S5 and S6 have been given their order forms for individual photographs. The forms must be returned before Thursday 25 January with payment enclosed.
Group photographs will NOW take place on Monday 28 January 2013.
Miss Herd is running an Int 2 Supp Study class starting on Monday 14th January. All welcome
There will be a senior school photograph taken on Monday 14 January 2013. It will be a group photograph of S5 and one of S6. Where it is not compulsory to buy a copy of the photograph it is expected that all senior pupils will be in the photographs.
Pupils MUST wear WHITE shirt and senior school ties.
After the success of last year’s event the school will again be organising a HE/FE Fair. It will be on 17 June 2013.
The event will see representatives for universitites, colleges and training establishments come to the school. Pupils who are currently in S4 and S5 will have the opportunity to meet and discuss options for post Johnstone HS. It is hoped to expand the event and have representatives from industry, the services and other professional bodies. As with last year there will be a representatives from SAAS the student finance body. Look out for more details in future parent newsletters.