Daily Announcement 10 October 2018

THE NICOLSON INSTITUTE

ANNOUNCEMENT SHEET – Wednesday 10 October 2018

 

Today’s Canteen Menu

Starter:  Sweet Potato & Red Pepper Soup

Main Course: Spaghetti Bolognaise; Cheesy Vegetable Pasta; Jacket Potato & Filling; Sausage Roll, Beans and Potatoes

Dessert:  Apple Crumble & Custard

 

JOB VACANCY:  APPRENTICE MECHANIC at LAVAS GARAGE with the opportunity to train as a light vehicle mechanic.  On the job training at the garage and block release training at Inverness College. Apply in writing to:  Iain MacLeod, Lava’s Garage, MarybankStornoway Isle of Lewis, HS2 0DF or phone 01851 702326 for further information. (Mrs F Cunningham, Depute Rector)

 

BARCELONA FOOTBALL TRIP:  There will be a meeting at the morning break on Wednesday in R6.  It is important that all pupils attend.  (Mr A Mackay)

 

 

SCHOOL PHOTOS:    Anyone who missed the deadline for submitting school photo orders, to the school office, please get in touch directly with the photographer on Point Street.  (School Office)

 

CRY CEILIDH:  Thursday 11th October period 4 & 5 (S1,2,3)  Period 6 & 7 (S4,5,6) in the Gym Hall.  Donation at the door and refreshments available.    Register before you come.  (S6) 

 

SCHOOL LIBRARY OVERDUES:  The following S2 pupils have overdue Library materials from last session.  All items should be returned immediately from: Lollie Maclean 2A2, Jessica Morrison 2A2, Thomas Callan 2F1, Kyle Lawson 2G1 (2 items).  Could Eric Frobisher and Lauren Macdonald 1M2 please call at the school Library this week? (Mrs C A Campbell, Senior Library Assistant)

 

COUNSELLORS FOR STAFF AND PUPILS are available in Drama Studio Area for drop-in sessions on Monday and Thursday this week.  If you would like to book an appointment please call at the school office. (A Young, Business Manager)

 

YOUTH CHILL OUT ZONE:  Looking for advice? Want to talk or simply want to chill out in a nice relaxing environment.  CLD and other youth agencies will be in the Chill Out Zone located opposite the 1st-4th year break out area.  Youth workers will be on hand at both break time and lunch time on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday and break time on Tuesday and Thursday.  We also have a selection of snacks and refreshments.  Look forward to seeing you.  Community Learning and Development Team. (Sharon Reid)

 

LUNCHTIME CLUBS:

 

SENIOR PUPILS DEBATING CLUB, S4 - S6: Come and try formal debating on Tuesday lunchtimes, 1.25 - 1.55pm in Room 33. There will be opportunities over the course of the year for debaters to represent the school at a range of debating and speaking activities locally, regionally and nationally. It is good experience, fun, and looks great on your personal statement/CV. Come along and improve your public speaking and presentational skills, by discussing topical issues and learning to think on your feet. Any member of staff who would also like to get involved in running the club or a Junior Club, please come along too. [Ms L Sutherland, PT English - Room 33.]

 

CHESS CLUB Wednesday & Thursday lunchtimes, Room 19, bring a packed lunch. (Mrs I Robertson)

 

ECO CLUB Tuesday Lunchtime - Eco Club Room 29 with Ms A Robitaillié - all welcome especially new members. (Ms A Robitaillié)

 

S1 - S6 GIRLS RUGBY LUNCH CLUB takes place on Mondays at 1.25pm. (Mrs Gordon)

 

S1 – S3 ARTS & CRAFTS CLUB Monday in Room 35, 1.15pm – 1.50pm. (Wendy Gorman)

 

S1 – S3 GAMES CLUB Tuesdays in Room 36, 1.15pm – 1.50pm. (Wendy Gorman)

 

S1-S3 WEDNESDAY WELL-BEING CLUB - Health, beauty, relaxation, fun exercise etc. 1.30pm – 1.50pm. Meet in room 35. (Wendy Gorman)

 

STREET DANCE Tuesday 

 

GIRLS NETBALL Thursday (E Rogers)

 

BASKETBALL on Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday in the School Gyms (E Rogers)

 

S1-S3 BOOK CLUB Monday 1:20pm - 1:50pm Room 34. (Mrs MacIntyre)

 

S4-6 LUNCHTIME CATCH-UP Wednesday 1:20pm - 1:50pm Room 34. (Mrs MacIntyre)

 

KARAOKE CLUB Wednesday Lunchtime. (Mrs Fish)

 

KNIT & CHAT in room 35 at lunchtime on a Thursday. (Mrs Alison Macdonald)

 

LUNCHTIME WORDS CLUB - open to all (adults too), Thursday, 1.20 - 1.50pm. If you would like a quiet corner away from the busy melee and enjoy words and playing board games, come along to Room 33, English Department, and join Ms Sutherland for wordy board games such as Scrabble, Bananagrams, Wordsearch, Word Snap, Scattergories, Articulate, Balderdash, and so on. Or you can come and quietly try your hand at a crossword or wordsearch, or creating wordles, or just reading a book if you prefer an individual activity. [Ms L Sutherland, PT English.]

 

DofE DROP IN SESSIONS AT LUNCHTIME IN R17 for Bronze participants on Mondays and for Silver and Gold participants on Tuesdays. Please come along to complete your eDofE sections.

 

 

AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS:

 

GAELIC CHOIR:   Tuesdays and Thursdays after school to prepare for the Royal National Mod in Dunoon in October, finishing at 4.45pm. Bus passes will be issued. (Mrs Allen, Music Dept)

 

CEIILIDH BAND: Thursday 3.4pm - 5-4.45pm. All players very welcome especially new S1’s.  (Mrs Fish)

 

S1 BOYS FOOTBALL:  S1 Boys football takes place on Thursdays after school. (Mr K Smith)

 

S2 BOYS FOOTBALL:  S2 Boys football takes place on Thursdays after school. (Miss L Mackenzie, PE)

 

S1-S6 LEGO CLUB on Tuesdays after school, Room 35, 3.35pm – 4.35pm. (Wendy Gorman)

 

BASKETBALL CLUB meets on Thursdays afterschool 3.35pm – 5pm. (E Rogers)

 

SHINTY after school on Astro Friday 2-3pm. (Mr I Sinclair)

 

WIND & BRASS BAND Tuesday 3.45pm - 5.30pm (Mr Woods)

 

BADMINTON:  Badminton every Tuesday after school at the Sports Centre.  The club is open to everyone and will run from 3.45-4.45pm.  Bus passes will be available.  (Miss L Mackenzie, PE)

 

BATTLE OF THE BANDS 2018 meetings are 1.30pm to 2.30pm EVERY FRIDAY in Pointers. Instruments (Guitars, Ukuleles, Cajon, drums) and practice space available for FREE until 4.30pm for groups to meet and play. Ask for Sinead in Pointers and private message on Battle of the Bands Western Isles Facebook page for more information. (Mrs S MacKay)

 

FREE FILMS ON FRIDAY takes place in the Community Room, An Lanntair at 2pm. Come along during term times and watch film that you choose in a relaxed environment. A great way to spend Friday afternoon. Films are free but tickets are limited. Please collect tickets from the box office. Screenings are for Secondary pupils only. (Mr J Mahony, An Lanntair)

 
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