PUPIL NOTICES 6 - 13 DECEMBER 2013
Choir rehearsal for Christmas Cracker Concert on Thursday Periods 3 & 4 in PAD 2
Christmas Cracker Concert on Monday 16 December
7.00 pm OHS - Games Hall - £4/£2 for tickets
Includes refreshments and mince pies
Pupils in Choir, String Group, Wind Band,
Traditional School of Music
to meet in the Games Hall on Monday 16 December
after tutor. Pupils will be off classes all day for rehearsal
and Primary Matinee in the afternoon.
Lunch will be from 11.45 - 12.30 pm.
Pupils in Choir, String Group, Wind Band, Pipe Band and Traditional School of Music to meet in Assembly Hall on Tuesday 17 December at 9.30 am for
Pupils will be out of class for periods 2-5.
The following pupils must return their pipe band drumming tuition forms as soon as possible.
YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE ANY FURTHER LESSONS UNTIL YOUR FORM IS HANDED IN.
Emma McPhee, Matiss Robertson, Ellen Barlow, Jenna McColl, Sandy Welsh, Laura Campbell, Billie Grant, Beth Moston, Elaine Boyce, James MacKenzie, Lorne Carmichael
Please can you confirm numbers for the Christmas Lunch on Wednesday 18 December? I only have 1F2 and 1S2.
Please can you get a show of hands from Registration Classes and let me know as soon as possible.
All pupils who have signed up for Scotland v France MUST bring their money to Karen in PE by Tuesday lunchtime at the very latest.
S4, S5 & S6 Pupils
· Maggie’s Cancer Centre and the Lighthouse Glasgow are holding a competition for upper school students.
· The competition is to design a new Maggie’s Centre.
· There is no need for any experience in design, art, graphics or technology.
· If you are interested in finding out about Maggie’s and what they do, or if you are interested in art, architecture or construction please come along to T2 on Wednesday lunch time (1.30 pm - 2.00 pm).
· The team with the winning entry will be given one week’s work experience in a Glasgow architectural office.
· All expenses and accommodation will be paid for by the Lighthouse.
· The project will be run over 3 months by Mr Dott, Mr Munro, Miss MacPherson and Mr Berry.
Junior Jingles: Wednesday 11 December
Senior Jingles: Thursday 19 December
Commencing Monday 4 November pupils who meet any of the criteria listed below will not be permitted to purchase a Jingles ticket:
1 Exclusion: ONCE
2 Duty Rector Call: TWICE
3 Truancy: ONCE
4 Repeated Late Coming
5 Caught out of School at Break: ONCE
6 Not Wearing School Uniform (including black shoes): THREE
7 Overdue Library Books
8 Outstanding Borrowed Ties
Please have your cashless catering card with you for service and please put your money on at the machine, not at the till.
NO MORE money will be taken at the tills.
Mario Kart Club now on in the Library
After School 4.00 pm – 5.00 pm
Ask Conner Keppie, Jamie Cameron or Josh Nickell for more information.
Bring your DS if you have one.
Anyone who is interested in joining a book club, please speak to Miss Prando in the library. Everyone welcome!
LIBRARY OPENING TIMES
Monday: 08:45 to 16:45 (open at lunch)
Tuesday: 08:45 to 16:45 (NOT open at lunch - Chess Club)
Wednesday: 08:30 to 15:45 (open at lunch)
Thursday: 08:45 to 16:45 (open at lunch)
Friday: 08:30 to 16:00 (open at lunch)
The library is not open at tea break.
It is open at lunch except on Tuesdays.
Monday Lunch Times
Python for Beginners and Others will be held in CP2
Bring your lunch
Ages – all
Any questions Mr Tierney
After school on a Monday - all years welcome - you don't need your own racquet - just turn up!
FOOTBALL – JUNIOR GIRLS
Monday at 4 pm
Fit4Less, Energie, Lochavullin Drive, Oban
New Sessions for Teenagers
Teen Spin 13+ Monday and Wednesday 4.00 pm – 4.30 pm
with modern music and disco lights!
Teen Hour 13-16 year olds Monday to Friday 4.00 pm – 5.00 pm
£3 per person (unless you are already a member)
CHESS IN THE LIBRARY
TUESDAY LUNCHTIME 1.15 - 2.00 pm
FEEL FREE TO BRING ALONG A PACKED LUNCH
Table Tennis Club for S1 Pupils Only
Every Tuesday Lunchtime at 1.30 pm in the Basketball Hall
If interested please sign up with Mrs Robertson
Maximum 12 pupils per session
String Group is now in S9, Mrs Mitchell’s room, 3.45 – 4.30 pm on Tuesdays.
The running club is on Tuesday after school from 3.45-4.45 pm.
Training for S1-S4 every Tuesday after school starting 26 November
BADMINTON - S1, S2, S3 and S4
· Oban Badminton club are offering coaching to anyone in S1 – S4 on a Tuesday from 7 pm till 8 pm.
· All abilities welcome!
Ewen and Rachel of H2O (Hope 2 Oban) host the following weekly Christian faith exploration groups at The Well on Lochavullin Road (past Energie Gym)
GFG (Games Food & God) – 4.00 - 5.30 pm for S1-S3
Xplore – 6.00 - 9.00 pm – S4 - S5
DeKanWiz – 6.00 – 9.00 pm – S6
For further information, speak to Ewen or Rachel, H2O
Smurfs Youth Workers
Heartstart is an initiative that teaches people simple
Emergency Life Support skills to help them know what to do in a life-threatening emergency.
If any pupil in S1-S6 would like to learn these skills then sessions will run every Wednesday lunch time in Mr Fulton’s room from 1.15pm.
Feel free to bring your lunch.
??? Quiz Club ???
Quiz Club is on Wednesday Lunchtimes in Miss Russell’s classroom E3. This is in preparation for the Scottish heats of the Kid’s Lit Quiz(an international competition that has heats across the globe!)
You need to be aged below 14 on the 1st July 2014 to compete in the competition, but anyone is welcome to come alo
ng and do some quizzing on a Wednesday lunchtime.
Drumming workshops (drum kit, not pipe band!) on Wednesday Lunchtime in the room next to Mr Robertson's
All are welcome with no previous knowledge required
H2O Rock Solid
Games and a laugh on Wednesday Lunchtimes
in the PE Department
1.15 – 1.55 pm with Ewen and Rachel, H2O Youth Workers (NOT Smurfs….Smurf-like!)
Basketball Wednesday 3.50 - 4.50 pm for Girls and Juniors
All abilities welcome
Any regular members of Junior Basketball (S1-3) who cannot attend training over the next few weeks should let Mrs Sharp know.
SENIOR GYM SESSIONS
· For all S4, S5 & S6 students the Fitness suite will be open for your use on a Wednesday after school, 4.00 – 5.00 pm.
· All welcome.
· Any students interested in further education in relation to Fitness careers please see Mr Hamilton in PE.
After school rugby sessions:
S1 & S2 Boys and All Girls – Wednesday 4 – 5 pm
S3 Boys – Thursday 4 - 5pm
Junior Drama group is now on a Thursday lunch time in the drama studio outside from 1.20 pm (bring lunch). S1 - S3 All welcome.
The debating Club is on during Thursday lunch time.
All year groups welcome to argue and practice speaking skills.
We meet at 1.15 pm in E4 - bring your lunch and your opinions. Mrs Bryden
Manga & Anime Club is back!
Bring your lunch along to E9 on a Thursday lunchtime to watch, talk & swap. ^-^
Graphic Novel Team WILL meet
on THURSDAY 3.40 - 4.40 PM.
New members are always welcome.
We are currently making a picture book.
Hockey is on Thursday nights from 3.45-4.45 pm. If you wish to come along just get changed and meet on the 3G pitch. All ages, gender and abilities welcome especially new S1. We have a few games organised already for this year so need to get two good squads up and running soon.
Any questions see Miss Pollock (Guidance)
Volleyball Club is on Thursdays after school in the basketball hall. S1 – S6. All welcome – no experience necessary.
Archery Club is on Thursday after school as usual.
The Guitar Club is on Friday at 1.30 pm in Mr Robertson's room.
Everyone is welcome regardless of ability.
Philosophy Club is on Fridays at 1.20 pm in Mrs Sharp's classroom.
If you are interested in discussing and becoming involved in topical issues come along, all welcome - bring your lunch.
Sticks can be purchased at Oban Music shop or from Bobbie (drumming tutor).
Argyll Training, Oban
· First Steps to Employment / Positive Moves to Employment Work Experience Training Programmes.
· Develop your employment skills through work experience with local employers.
· Wide range of placements available as well as the opportunity to work towards the SQA accredited qualification Certificate of Work Readiness.
· Pupils who are interested should contact their Guidance Teacher for further information.
Several Workingright 16 week placements are currently available, enabling young people to get a paid start in a vocation, often leading to permanent employment. These include warehouse/store person, painter/decorator, builder, marine equipment manufacture, boat restoration and marine maintenance, TV aerial and satellite installer, sewing machinist and trainee barber. Please contact your Guidance teacher for further information.
· Anyone who is doing any form of voluntary work in or out of school and has not registered for Saltire awards should speak to Mr Smyth in the support department as soon as possible.
· Anyone interested in volunteering can also come along to find out about volunteering awards.
· Saltire awards are for anyone volunteering from the age of 12-25 and are a fantastic addition to your CV.