Pencaitland Clean Up – 7 May

Just a quick note to let everyone know that the Community Council is running the annual litter collection.

If you would like to take part please email Frank Stacey for details or just turn up at 10am on Saturday  the 7th of May at Trevelyan Hall.

On behalf of Pencaitland Community Council.

 

Don’t forget to add your snowy snaps

Been taking any fun pictures over Christmas? Don’t forget to share your favourites on the Pencaitland Under Snow Flickr Group.


If you don’t know how just ask your parents to help you or watch this short How To video, which is also below if you click the ‘Read more >>‘ link at the bottom of this blog post.

Don’t forget you can also email your photos to the school so they can be featured in a display.

Ralph
Pencaitland Parent Council
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Pencaitland Under Snow showcase

The snowy snaps above are from the Pencaitland Under Snow Flickr Group. You can add your own too. If you don’t know how just ask your parents to help you or watch this short How To video, which is also below if you click the ‘Read more >>‘ link at the bottom of this blog post.

Don’t forget you can also email your photos to the school too so they can be featured in a display.

Ralph
Pencaitland Parent Council
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New photos on ‘Pencaitland Under Snow’

One of the fantastic shots uploaded to the Pencaitland Under Snow Flickr Group. Copyright Lorraine Birman.

Check out some of the latest snowy shots taken by people in and around Pencaitland on the Pencaitland Under Snow Flickr Group. If you have photos you have taken and you’d like to share, it’s easy to join and it’s free. Just got to Flickr and click ‘Create Your Account’, or ask your parents/carer to help.

Don’t forget to email your photos to the school too and they might be featured in a display.

Ralph
Pencaitland Parent Council
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Pencaitland… still under snow!

So school’s out again because of the snow. So you’ve no excuse for not grabbing the camera (ask your parents first though) and snapping some fresh shots of snowy Pencaitland in your garden, street or wherever you like.

Why not take some snowy pictures and share them on our Pencaitland Under Snow Flickr Group

Once you have a picture you would like to share, upload it to the Pencaitland Under Snow Flickr group and don’t forget to email a copy to the school too and it might get featured in a display.

Ralph
Pencaitland Parent Council
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P5/6 Snow Activities

P5/6 were busy at home during our Snow Week.  They brought in some examples of the activities Miss Carmody had said they could try out, there are some great collages and a couple of poems so far.

If anyone else has done some work that they would like to share with us, we would love to see it…

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Schools remains closed Thursday 2nd & Friday 3rd Nov

Here’s the update from East Lothian Council

All East Lothian schools will remain closed to pupils for the rest of this week (Thursday 2 and Friday 3 December). Also information on refuse collections roads, sports centres, libraries and more…

The ELC website adds, “Due to the continuing severe weather conditions, it has been confirmed that ALL East Lothian schools will remain closed to pupils on Thursday 2 and Friday 3 December. The forecast for Wednesday night is for worsening weather conditions with snowfalls of between 5 and 10cm and falls of 20-30cm in some parts of the county.

Major efforts to open up safe access routes to schools will continue during the rest of the week. East Lothian Council appreciates that these closures are causing major inconvenience to parents and carers. However, every effort is being made to re-open schools in the face of unprecedented severe weather conditions and transport difficulties.”

Keep updated by following the Pencaitland Parent Council twitter account.

Ralph
Pencaitland Parent Council

Are you going to the fireworks this November?

Are you planning to come along to this year’s fireworks display? Organised by the School’s Parent Teachers Association, the up-coming Fireworks display is on November the 6th from 6.15pm at Beech’s field.

2010 PTA Fireworks -- please buy tickets before the big day...If you do plan to attend it would be a huge help if you could purchase your tickets before the event. You can buy tickets from the school office, the Spar shop, Post Office or Granny shop at £4 for adults, £2 for children and £10 for a family ticket (covering two adults and up to four children). Under 3’s are free.