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Tuesday 2 may 2017

 

 

Tuesday 2nd May 2017

S1 S2 S3
CHARITY FUN RUN : Mrs Ainslie's PSP class (Tweed 2) is organising a charity fun run in aid of the Children's Ward at the BGH. The fun run takes place on Wednesday 10th May during PSP time and will be a circuit of the school, including the playing fields and Scott Park. The distance is flexible - you can complete the circuit as many or as few times as you wish - so you don't have to be a long-distance runner to participate. It's just for fun! If you are interested in participating, see Mrs Ainslie in 206. The deadline for entry is breaktime next Wednesday (26th).

SCOTTISH SCHOOLS ATHLETICS : Anyone who meets the required standards and wishes to enter the championship  on Friday 9th June /Saturday 10th June . Please give your name, money PB to peg staff or Mrs Rome

BORDER SCHOOLS TENNIS : Can all players who are interested in representing the school please come and see Mr Brown Thursday break in the games hall.

PUPIL CYCLE GROUP : Short meeting on Wednesday 3rd May in G8 at 1:30pm.  Please pass on the message to all members of the group.   Thanks.  Mr Rodwell

LUNCH DURING EXAM PERIOD: From 2nd May 2017, during the SQA Exam Diet, lunch time and P5 will swap around times.  Lunch time will be 12:25 pm -13:15 pm and P5 will be 1:15 -14:05pm.

MADRID TRIP: Reminder to all pupils involved in the 2018 Madrid trip that initial deposits of £83 are due via ParentPay next Thursday (4th May) to secure your place. Any issues see Miss Skeldon. 

AMERICAN FOOTBALL : This will be on after school every Monday for any boys that are interested.  See Mr Brown if any issues

ENGINEERING SCIENCE CLUB will restart MAY 9th, Thank you.

LONDON DANCE TRIP : Everyone going on the Dance Trip to London MUST attend a meeting on Thursday 4th May at 12.45pm in the Games Hall, you will be receiving important information about the trip.


 HE TIMETABLE CHANGES (STARTING ON TUESDAY 2ND MAY)
 
Tuesday period 1 - 1B3 go to Mrs Pettie in room 107
                period 3 -  3K go to Mrs Dagg in room 104 (Peter Bain-Erin Young)
                Period 4 - 1B1 go to Mrs Dagg in room 104
 
Wednesday period 1 - 1A3 go to Mrs Dagg in room 107
                      period 2 - 1B4 go to Mrs Dagg in room 107
                      period 3 - 2B1 go to Mrs Dagg in room 107
                      period 4 - 1A1 go to Mrs Dagg in room 107
                      period 6 - 2B2 go to Mrs Dagg in room 107


HEALTH ZONE (WAS DROP IN) – open every Thursday lunchtime with school nurse
 
BORDER SCHOOLS TENNIS : Can all players who are interested in representing the school please come and see Mr Brown Thursday break in the games hall.

ENGINEERING SCIENCE CLUB will restart MAY 9th, Thank you.

LONDON DANCE TRIP : Everyone going on the Dance Trip to London MUST attend a meeting on Thursday 4th May at 12.45pm in the Games Hall, you will be receiving important information about the trip.

 

S4 S5 S6
SO YOU WANT TO BE A DOCTOR? : In collaboration with a group of medical students and doctors, Edinburgh University is running an event on Monday 8th May called “You Can Be a Doctor!”
  This is open to  S2/S3 pupils and their parents who are thinking about pursuing a career in medicine.
  They will hear from a practicing doctor, current medical students and a member of the team here to find out more about the medical profession and what they will need to be focussing on for the next few years.
  They can sign up here: https://ycbads2s3.eventbrite.co.uk

S4/S5/S6 LEAVERS: Please return your locker key to Mrs Wilson in the Admin office before finishing for study leave on Thursday 27th April. (Refund only issued on return of key).

MADRID TRIP: Reminder to all pupils involved in the 2018 Madrid trip that initial deposits of £83 are due via ParentPay next Thursday (4th May) to secure your place. Any issues see Miss Skeldon. 

BORDERS COLLEGE SCHOOLS ACADEMIES – STUDY LEAVE : ALL STUDENTS are required to ATTEND COLLEGE during their STUDY LEAVE PERIOD.
  It is essential you continue to attend because you may still have assessments and work to complete and the Schools Academy courses run until 15th June 2017.
  The only exception is if you have an EXAM on the day you are due in College then you must advise the lecturer.