S1 CfE Information Evening

A large number of parents of S1 students participated in a very successful Information Evening on Monday 15 September, a key part of our overall transition process. They heard about the principles of Curriculum for Excellence, and then had the opportunity to both experience  as ‘students’ some lessons in Science, English, Art, PE and Social Subjects, and to take part in workshops where they were able to ask questions of students in S4 and S5 who have had the full “CfE Experience”. In addition, they were able to hear about new qualifications, and to find our more about “Show My Homework”. The evening was very highly evaluated by parents.

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Letter to parents

An update on various matters was sent out by the Head Teacher last week. A copy may be downloaded below,

Letter to all Parents-10.9.14 (pdf format)

Letter to all Parents-10.9.14 (Word .doc format)

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Annual Talent Show – Wednesday 8 October 2014

This year’s Talent Show is due to take place on Wednesday 8 October. As always, this tends to be a popular event. Tickets will be on sale at interval and lunchtime from Mr Morrison in the Maths Department from Monday 29 September. Last year’s winner, Callum McLeod will open the show.

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The Steamie

Elgin Academy’s Christmas production will be the classic comedy, “The Steamie.” A play about capers, carry ons and friendship!  The production will contain music, dance and drama and should be a real winter warmer! Rehearsals will be taking place every Tuesday and Wednesday evening. The first round of casting has been completed, with the 2nd round of casting taking place next week, as well as auditions for singing & dancing. The production will be performed on 10, 11 & 12 December.

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Litter picking

A number of senior students volunteered to help clear the area outwith the grounds of the school beside the River Lossie of litter on the afternoon of Wednesday 10 September, under the watchful eye of Miss Dempsey (DHT).

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International Awards

Congratulations to Ross Cumming, Cameron Main and Callum Sutherland, who were presented with International Awards at last week’s House Assemblies for achievements beyond school in choir, athletics and fencing respectively.


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