Debating – Mr McPake
In order to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI, the debating society will hold a special debate on the motion “This House believes that commemorations of WWI should not glorify the war in any way.”
The debate will take place in WEDNESDAY, not Thursday, in the library at lunchtime. Students are advised to bring a packed lunch and arrive early as the event will start at 13:25 promptly.
All staff and students are invited to this important event.
Lego Robotics Challenge
Are you in S1 – S3?
Are you interested in being part of a national competition using Lego Robots to complete a humanitarian themed challenge?
If so then please attend a meeting in room 145 (Science) at morning break on Thursday 8th November.
You can find more information at the website: https://robotics.tomorrowsengineers.org.uk/
We are looking for a team of 10 pupils (5 boys and 5 girls) to represent Craigmount in the challenge, the Scottish heats will be in January/February, if the Craigmount team wins then you will compete in the UK finals at the Bing Bang Fair held at the NEC Birmingham in March.
You do not need to be a Lego master or a programming wizard to take part! If you are up for a challenge, prepared to work hard as part of a team and have fun at the same time then come along to the meeting and finds out more.
To mark the centenary of the end of WW1 please buy a poppy as an act of remembrance for all those who have lost their lives in conflict since WW1.
“Poppyscotland provides life-changing support to our Armed Forces community
We reach out to those who have served, those still serving, and their families at times of crisis and need by offering vital, practical advice, assistance and funding. We believe that those who serve or have served, whether regular or reserve, are deserving of our support to live life fully without disadvantage after service. No veteran should live without the prospect of employment, good health and a home, and we all have a part to play in achieving this”.
Can the students who completed a form please pay via parent pay. Your first meeting is Thursday 8th November in CDT 3:35-4:30/5pm. Please also check you received an email from Mrs Batten, if not speak to her.
Any students interested in attending an information evening on careers, job skills and apprenticeships, there is an event taking place on Wednesday 7thNovember from 5pm until 7pm at the Royal Highland Centre. Please look at the skillsscotland website for more information.