Curling

On Monday 26 November, Elgin Academy participated in their second schools competition to qualify for the national schools championship held in Edinburgh. They secured their place in the championship with Josh Kellock of S6 skipping the game to win with a score of 11-3 against Forres Academy who were last year’s qualifiers. This was Elgin …

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Book Week Scotland

Elgin Academy library is currently one of four schools in Scotland hosting events sponsored by the Scottish Book Trust. So far this week we have seen Matthew Fitt who spoke to S1 classes in the Hall about the languages and culture of Scotland and took a Scots writing workshop in the library for S3 students. …

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Senior Maths Challenge

Representing the school in this Maths event on 21st November in Aberdeen were sixth years Elliott Mansfield and Stuart Johnstone and fifth years Daniel Kirkpatrick and Calum Ferguson, assisted by Mr Hume. We met outside the school at 7AM, and travelled to Aberdeen International School, where the challenge was taking place. When we arrived we …

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Scottish Enterprising Maths Competition

Elgin Academy was represented at this competition, held on 15th November, at Glasgow University, by Fergus McLean, Phiona Rolls, Zmarak Ahmad Khan and Anna Campbell. We were accompanied by Mr Hume and a team from Elgin High. As the large hall at the university filled up with 60 different schools from all across Scotland, we …

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Farmers’ Market 2012

The Third Annual Farmers’ Market, organised and run by S2 each year will be on Friday 7th December 2012. A wide variety of stalls will be there including gifts, chocolate, honey, fresh fruit and vegetables and meat Products as well as many opportunities to buy presents for Christmas. The market opens at 10am and closes at around 2.30pm. Open to …

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Homework/Study Club

A reminder that Homework Club takes place in Mr Baker’s room every Wednesday lunchtime at 1.10pm. It’s for S1-S6 and there are S6 always there to help with any subject.

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Letter from the Head Teacher

[important]Please read the letter from Mr Barnett linked below.[/important] Letter-to-Parents-re-Footpath-and-car-Parking-15.11.12

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Remembrance

The Academy marked Remembrance Day with a series of year group assemblies on Monday 12 November 2012. Callum Low and Liam Barnett from S6 gave a presentation on the significance of the poppy and we were assisted by our school chaplains. The whole school paused at 11.00am for two minutes silence, the end of which …

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Spooks….

Special Spooky Story Session Wednesday 31 October Listen to spooky stories and supernatural tales at lunchtime in the Library. Further details here  

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Talent Show 2012

A very enjoyable annual Talent Show took place on the evening of Wednesday 10 October, the first to be held in the excellent new Assembly Hall. It was a close competition, but congratulations go to Kirsten Cooper who emerged as winner, impressing the panel of judges with her rendition of ‘Skinny Love’. A huge thank …

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