S6 Paired Reading

S6 students have been helping S1′s with their reading over the last year. A film about their experience and thoughts concerning the programme is on our youtube channel here

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Our Dr Who Day in the library goes worldwide

The Scottish Book Trust have blogged about the Library on their website.  The article is here.

 

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Coffee Morning

S1 students are organising a Coffee Morning to raise funds for CLIC Sargent.  This is being organised by S1 for Saturday 31st May from 10.00 a.m.12.00 noon in Elgin Academy. Tickets are £2.00 for adults and 50p for children and include unlimited drinks and a selection of cakes.  There will also be ‘stalls in the hall’.  Tickets can be bought in the foyer outside the reception between 1.10 p.m. and 1.30 p.m every day next week.

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Prospective S1 Pupils Visit Elgin Academy

Almost 200 students, due to join us in August, visited the school on Tuesday 15 April 2014, to take part in an orientation day in preparation for their transition to S1. This is but one part of a comprehensive transition programme. After introductions in the hall, they were given a tour of the school by current S5 students, and then spent the rest of the morning in the PE department, experiencing several different activities, including orienteering. We look forward to the two induction days in June, when the pupils will follow their new timetable.DSC_0111

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Students v Staff – Final Event

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The last in a series of five sporting challenges between the S6 students and the staff took place on Monday 14 April, with the series finely poised at 2-2. A football match was held at Borough Briggs in memory of Matthew Campbell, with £300 being raised at the game for CLIC Sargent, a charity caring for children with cancer providing support for families at home and in hospital. On a sunny evening, the students ran out 7-2 winners, meaning that they also won the series. Our thanks go to Elgin City Football Club for allowing us to use their facilities, to Douglas Ross for refereeing, and to Wallace Rodger and Natalie Moir, our Sports Ambassadors, for organising the event.

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Study Leave for S4-S6 starts after school on Friday 25th April 2014