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Mission 4 Burundi

Marwan Chouh and James Burnett are heading out to Burundi, Central Africa, in the Summer of 2011.

They will be travelling with Mission International for 3 weeks. In Burundi they will be working with the Hope Centre Orphanage, and they intend to take medical and educational supplies but also to provide a cash lump sum to support the projects in the orphanage.

Please support this fantastic cause. Tickets are on sale in the school office on Friday.

S4 Information Evening – Tues 7nd Sept

The S4 information evening on Tuesday 2nd Sept was well attended and those present were provided with a information about what S4 has in store for the students. The presentations and information booklet are available below.

Louise Grotlin and Taylor McKillop (S5) gave a very useful and interesting perspective as a succesful S4 students.

If you were unable to attend the evening and have any concerns about issues relating to life in S4, please contact your Guidance teacher in the firts instances. If you wish to speak with Gill Pert, Careers Advisor her contact etails are can be found in the presenation below.

Some of the websites mentioned during the evening were:

www.sqa.org.uk www.careers-scotland.org.uk www.planitplus.net

Planit Plus

Presentations:

Gill Pert, Career Scotland

Making S4 Work for you Booklet. (To follow)

Zumba Fitness – A Class for Teens!

The latest dance- fitness craze that is sweeping the world … in a class for 11 – 16 year olds.

Where? – Longniddry Dance Studios,  Douglas Road (near the tennis courts)

When? – Thursdays 4.00-4.45pm (Starts July 8th)

Cost?-Class is £3 per person but the class on the 8th of July is a free taster.

What do I need? –Wear trainers and clothes that are suitable to exercise in.  Bring a drink of water.

Who is taking the class? – Classes will be taken by Fiona who did the Zumba sessions during activities week here in Preston Lodge.

Extra In-Service Day 18th August

Extra In-Service Day: Wednesday 18th August 2010

East Lothian Council have announced the inclusion of an additional In-Service day for Session 2010-11.

This will be on Wednesday 18th August 2010 consequently pupils will now return to school for the first day of the new session on Thursday 19th August.

There will now be a total of 7 In-Service days in Session 2010-11.

The full list of session dates can be viewed and  download here  School Session Dates for 2010-11

or view our School Calendar for a full list of events and important dates for pupils and parents