Parents of 1L, 3F1, 4F and 5G2

You will have received a letter this week regarding a request from Ipsos MORI for your child to take part in a survey on Young People in Scotland. For your information, the school has decided that our pupils will not be taking part in this survey.

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Horse Riding Club

Times for Sunday – Please remember the clocks go back!

10am – 11am -

Siobhan Duff
Zoe O’Connor
Ellen Hamilton

11am – 12 noon -

Rachel Jackson
Jade Urquhart

Wrap up warm, see you there!

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Online Shopping?

Raise funds for the school at the same time! We have signed up with easyfundraising.org.uk so simply by shopping online you can help to raise funds for the school. There are over 2,700 retailers registered with easyfundraising. Go to http://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/nbhspta and nominate the school to receive donations when you shop. This another easy but great way to help. Please tell your family and friends and share this page. Thanks!

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The Annual Senior Council/PTA Swap Shop is Back!

Get your donations ready and prepare for the fun of the Senior Council/PTA Swap Shop.  Donate unwanted good-quality clothes to NBHS, buy a ticket for £3 and attend this wonderful fund-raising event on Thursday 6th November, 6:30-8:30pm here in the hall.  Your ticket price comes with a beverage of your choice and the ability to take away items of clothing that take your fancy at no extra cost!  Raffle and refreshments on the night.

Donations can be handed in to Mrs Moore or to your House Teams.  Tickets can be purchased next week from House Teams.  Look out for the posters and for information in registration folders.  Parents and pupils both welcome!

Come one, come all!  It’s going to be a great night!

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Horseriding Club – Training and Competition Dates

Parental consent forms will be sent out on Tuesday 21st of October.  Please ensure that they are returned by Thursday the 23rd of October so that groups can be arranged for Sunday.

Training is to be held at Luffness Mains, Aberlady from 10am- 1pm approx.

26/10/14
9/11/14
16/11/14 – Competition Gleneagles
30/11/14
14/12/14 – Christmas Competition
18/01/15
15/02/15
8/03/15

Thanks Miss Grant

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Fidra Lions Netherlands Tour

Some of our NBHS keen hockey players recently took part in a successful tour to the Netherlands with the Fidra Lions hockey club. You can read about their tour here.

tea, pic for report

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School Session Dates

Please click here to view the school session dates for 2015-2016.

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Fertile Ground Conference – Environmental Art Towards Change

Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 October 2014
The Bleachingfield Centre, Dunbar, East Lothian, EH42 1DX

North Light Arts invite artists, students, archaeologists, historians, academics, scientists and people living in East Lothian to gather in the small harbour town of Dunbar in East Lothian to join in a discussion about public art with an environmental agenda.  Speakers include: Chris Fremantle of Eco Arts Scotland; Matthew Dalziel of Dalziel + Scullion; Judy Spark of Grays School of Art; Natalie Walton, Head of Education, Hepworth Wakefield and Matt Baker of The Environmental Art Festival Scotland. Artists presentations include: Hannah Imlach, Emma Herman-Smith, Robbie Coleman, Jo Hodges and Karen Gabbitas. Continue reading

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October Dates for your Diary

Battle of the Bands Final – Thursday 30 October, 7.00 pm

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Battle of the Bands

This annual competition will be held on October 30th at 7pm. Once again, the winners will walk away with a full day’s recording session at “The Academy of Music & Sound” in Edinburgh.

Click the link below for further information regarding auditions and sign up in the music department for your audition time.  Auditions are on Monday 6th October after school.

GOOD LUCK!

Battle of the Bands 2014

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S1 Scottish Cup football

S1 Scottish Cup football vs Portobello

Please find attached the squad list for the S1 game on Friday, 24th October.

U13s vs Portobello

 The squad should meet at the pavilion by the new 4G astro at 1pm sharp.  Remember to have a healthy lunch in preparation for the game!

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NBHS Spanish Exchange Pupils at CD Badajoz Football Match

Well, we’ve been away for barely 3 days and we’ve already hit the headlines!

Here, in Spanish of course, is a news article from the football club, CD Badajoz, website:

CD Badajoz

Enjoy!

Miss R

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