Radio Forth Mission Christmas Appeal

North Berwick High School is a drop off point for this year’s Forth 1 Mission Christmas appeal. Forth 1 is aiming to collect Christmas presents for local disadvantaged children.  If you would like to make a donation of a new, unwrapped gift for a child you can drop them in to the school office.  Further details on the appeal are available here.

NBHS PTA Monthly Prize Draw

The winners in the October draw are Mel Chambers (first prize £50) and Angela Edwards (second prize: £25). Congratulations to both! Thank you to all who already support this valuable fundraiser. This year we are raising money for new visual equipment for the school hall and Mental Health Initiatives. If you’d like to sign up please contact ptanbhs@gmail.com. For an annual sub of just £18 your name gets entered into 12 monthly draws, with £75 of prize money each month!

NBHS MUN Conference Report

North Berwick High School played host to the second Model United Nations Conference in East Lothian on Friday 10th November.  Model UN is essentially a role play with debates following the format of the real UN and with the same emphasis on collaboration, diplomacy and negotiation.  Through Model UN, pupils have the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills to equip them to become the leaders of tomorrow.

The day was opened by an inspirational speech by our keynote speaker Iain Gray, MSP, who encouraged pupils to think about the past successes and failures of the UN, and how they could be a force for positive change. We welcomed Glenn Campbell, BBC journalist, to take part in a thought-provoking Q&A session chaired by a senior NBHS pupil with questions submitted from participating schools. Continue reading NBHS MUN Conference Report