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No School Uniform Day

We are having a No School Uniform Day on Friday 5 December. Pupils not wearing school uniform on that day are asked to bring an item of non-perishable food for our PTA Christmas Hamper Raffle. We will be donating at least one hamper to a local organisation. Please join in.

CONGRATULATIONS!

St Mary’s Primary School won the Knox Academy Cluster Euroquiz 2008 which took place on 27 November. Congratulations to team members Gregor Syme, Harry Bowles, Bronwyn Gowenlock and Harriet Lomholt-Welch.

Well done!

Medal Winner!

Mica, Primary 3, competed in the Scottish Gymastics Team and Indiviual Apparatus Competion on Saturday 15 November 2008 at Bell’s Sports Centre in Perth.

Mica, the youngest competitor, brought home a silver medal in the parallel bars, after being narrowly beaten by a 9 year old. She also won a bronze medal as part of the winning team of 8 girls from Lasswade Gymnastics Club.

Well done Mica!!

“You pay…now have your say!” consultation process

Your Parent Council would like to draw your attention to the following consultation process which is underway within East Lothian.

“A major community consultation exercise has been launched to allow residents and local groups in East Lothian to express their views on how the Council should be spending its money over the next three years.

“You pay… now have your say!” is designed to give local people the opportunity to set out their own priorities when it comes to maintaining and improving local services and facilities in their area. East Lothian Council is asking residents if they think that public money could be spent more wisely, to keep the council tax down or to divert funds to more pressing needs.

The Parent Council feel that it is important that parents express their views on these proposals as we have concerns about the impact the proposals could have on the education and welfare of our children at St. Mary’s.

The Parent Council would ask that you take the time to review these proposals and make a personal response. The consultation ends by 19th December 2008.

For more information on the consultation, click on the following link:

http://www.eastlothian.gov.uk/content/0,1094,7477,00.html