Elgin Academy Newsletter – October 2012

The latest newsletter is attached below and also on the ‘Newsletters’ page under Academy News. It is in .pdf format so needs Adobe Acrobat or similar to open. Available from here if not already installed


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Parent Council

The aims of Elgin Academy Parent Council are to promote communication between parents and teachers, and to engage in activities that support the education and welfare of pupils attending the school.  The Parent Council represents the views of the Parent Forum; all parents/carers of pupils currently attending Elgin Academy are automatically members of the Parent Forum. 

A letter about membership and details of how to apply to become a member of the Council can be found below. Click to open, right click and ‘save as’ to download.

Caroline Hambly – Chair



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Catriona Yule visit

Advanced Higher students were introduced to famous poet Catriona Yule on Thursday 4th of October – National Poetry Day. The poet made a visit to Elgin Academy to lead a workshop with the pupils as part of this year’s poetry day theme: stars. Details and photographs are here

Sophie Thirkell (S6 Publicity group)

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Book Week – bookmarks

As part of the Academy Book Week, S1 and S2  students were invited to create bookmarks. The ‘Book Crusaders’ S3 Book Group judged them and winners were declared today.

The winning bookmark was by Rachel Hagen S2 (Innes). Runners up and other entrants are shown on the Library Book Week page here

Rachel Hagan S2 Innes

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Modern Languages presentations

As part of International Week, Mrs Lyall’s class gave presentations in the Library. More pictures on the Modern Languages page here


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Talent Show

Elgin Academy Talent Show

The Academy Talent Show is on Wednesday 10th October 2012 in the school hall.  Doors open 6.30pm starts at 7pm.  Tickets: Adults £5 Students £3.  Open to students in S3/4/ and 6 and parents. (S1/S2 must be accompanied by an adult for this performance)

Dress rehearsal – informal performance on Monday 8th October open to S1/2 students and parents unable to attend the Grand Performance on the Wednesday.  Tickets £2 for adults/students.  Doors open 3.25 pm starts 3.35pm.  There will be a more relaxed atmosphere at this rehearsal.

Tickets available from Mr Morrison in Room G41 from Thursday 4th October at break, lunchtime and after school. The event was a sell out last year so get your tickets early!

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