Bulletin 15



2nd Dec 2017 Christmas Fair B Lee



Tues 12th Dec Advanced Higher Geography visit to Glasgow University S Muldoon
Fri 15th Dec Higher Geography fieldtrip to Glasgow S Muldoon


p          S4/5/6 Assemblies – January Assessments

Year group assemblies will take place on Wednesday, 6th December at the following times: S4 – 9 am, S5 – 9.20 am and S6 – 9.40 am. The timetable for the January assessments will be issued at these assemblies.

B Lee

P          Christmas Fair

Our Christmas Fair takes place on Saturday, 2nd December 2017, 10 am – 2 pm.  There will be lots of Christmas stalls and activities, with a bouncy castle and football also available from 12 noon – 2 pm in the Games Hall.  Tickets cost £2 for adults/ £1 for 12-18s/ free for children under 12, which includes tea/coffee/juice and a cake.  Thank you to everyone who has worked so hard to organise the event, make gifts for the sales tables and provide a fantastic entertainment programme for the day.  Thank you also to those who have offered to help on the day.  All money raised will go to the Lesmahagow High School Fund, which is used to support activities and events for our pupils.  Please come along and support your school.

B Lee

P          Road Safety Calendar Competition

Thank you to everyone who participated in South Lanarkshire Council’s annual road safety calendar competition.  Kirsty Russell (2K1) is the overall winner from the Secondary School entries.   Kirsty has received a certificate and a cheque for £50 from the competition organisers to recognise her success.  The following students have received ‘Highly Commended’ certificates: Mark Bryson and Brandon McLean (2K1), Dale Cairnie (2K2), Ellie Hannah and Gemma Parker (2M) and Brooke Brown (3K).  Well done everyone!

B Lee


P          LONDON TRIP

All pupils going on the London trip next year should have made a second payment of £60 yesterday.  Anyone who has not paid this must do so ASAP.  If there are any issues making payments, please see Mrs Rae.

N Rae


P          EMA – S5/6

EMA application forms can be collected from Miss Lee or downloaded from the South Lanarkshire Council website. On the Council website, click on ‘Education and Learning’, then ‘Secondary School Information’, then ‘Education Maintenance Allowance’.  If you need any help with this, please see Miss Lee.


It is your responsibility to complete and send the application form.


When you receive an award letter with your EMA number on it, bring this to Miss Lee who will then issue a copy of the Learning Agreement to be signed by your teachers and Parent/Guardian.  You should then return the completed Learning Agreement to Miss Lee and the school office will then process your EMA.


Only when you have completed all of the above will the payment process begin.  Please see Miss Lee if you have any questions about EMA.

B Lee



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