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Book Week Scotland 27 Nov-1 Dec 2017
Book Week Scotland is a week-long celebration of books and reading that takes place every November. The theme this year is ‘Nourish’. Check posters for more information about all the events, including:

Friday, 10.20-10.40. Shhhh! Try some Readaxation…Silent Reading in the Library.


The Library is in use for S1 Information Skills for the following periods:
Fri 1 – P4
Please could S6 find an alternative place to study.

Regional Equalities Group
Following on from Anti Bullying week we hope to continue to celebrate diversity at Craigmount by planning events for LGBT History Month in February. Would you like to be involved in taking forward these plans?
The most recent Edinburgh Equalities alliance was attended by 9 school and 29 pupils. The next is on Friday 8th December after school and will be a great opportunity to get ideas and share experience.

Letters and more information from Mr Valentine in Pupil Support


Football Memories Group

The following pupils are participating in a Football Memories Project this week with Football Historian Tom Wright.

On Monday 4th December  the following three students will be out of school from 9.30 until 1.30

Jack Galloway

Cameron Fraser

Darren Pryde

The following students will be involved in a session in the school library , period 6 on Wednesday 6th December Calum McKendrie, Ewan Greenhill, Jack Sutherland, Lauren Lowe, Holly Harrison, Josh Ferguson, Nicola Jamieson, Jack Galloway, Graham Dailly, Oscar Dymmock, Moray Simpson, Sam Rutter, Alex Ramage, Louis Russell, Gemma Thabet, Eilidh Bullen, Carla Davie, Rebecca Kay , Fiona Waterston, Angelina McCaskey



House ambassadors should meet on Friday P2 in the staffroom. We will discuss Student Council, Volunteering and House boards.

Lake Garda Italy Music trip in 2018

Can all those attending the Lake Garda Italy Music trip in 2018 please attend a short meeting at breaktime on Monday 4th December in Miss Hannah’s room.


Christmas Concert Tickets

Christmas Concert Tickets will be on sale on Wednesday 29th, Thursday 30th November and Friday 1st December breaktime at the servery in the concourse. Priced £5 for adults and £3 for concessions. There will initially be 2 tickets allocated per pupil (3 for S6 pupils) and then there may be further on offer next week. Thanks, Miss Hannah


volunteers needed

Barnado’s East Craigs are looking for helpers/volunteers so if anyone is interested speak to a member of staff at the store. Also, they are looking for volunteers in other stores as well. This may be useful for your Duke of Edinburgh Award, Saltire Award, job experience etc



Barnardo’s Bughtlin Market, East Craigs store are looking for volunteers. Barnardo’s provide support to children, young people and their families in Scotland. Thhis great opportunity may be of interest to pupils doing Duke of Edinburgh’s Award or Saltire Awards or Employability. Volunteers need to be 14 years old with written parental permission. Please see Mr Cheyne if you are interested.

French Ski School

Can all students attending French Ski School please collect a letter from Mr Gray in the PE department ASAP.