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 TODAY, 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.
S1-3 WOW May 2019 London Trip
The names of the pupils who have a place on the London Trip 2019 have been put up in the concourse. Could the pupils who have been allocated a place please attend a meeting on Friday 9th November at break time with Ms Watt in Rm 2/46 for more information. Pupils who did not get a place will be put on a reserve list for the trip in May 2019.
N.B If you no longer want to come on the trip, that is ok, BUT you MUST come and tell Ms Watt ASAP, so your place can be allocated to someone else on the reserve list!
S1 and S2 Students – Food Bank Challenge
Could any S1 and S2 students interested in helping out with this year’s Food Bank Appeal, please see Miss Henderson in room G/22 (Social Subjects) at break time on Friday 9th November. This is to get more information on how you can help out and to share some ideas.
French Ski School S1 – 3
Could all students attending French Ski School 2019 ensure they attend a meeting during break time on Friday in G29 (PE classroom). It is essential everyone is present at the meeting.
There will be a meeting in the PE classroom at break on Monday 12th for all students who have handed in a permission form. If unable to attend please see Miss Mackay in the PE dept.
Edinburgh Schools Swimming Championships – Sunday 18th November at Ainslie Park
Could all swimmers who registered to take part in this event please come down to PE to collect your event information.
Mr Russell – Active Schools Co-ordinator
Edinburgh College CAMPUS OPEN DAYS 2018
Interested in starting a course at Edinburgh College
in 2019? Come along to our campus open days in
November and December to speak to teaching staff
about the courses we offer, entry requirements,
application advice and finding the right course for you.
22 November – Midlothian Campus
27 November – Sighthill Campus
29 November – Granton Campus
4 December – Milton Road Campus
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.