Arran High School are supporting the charity Social Bite which supports homeless people. Two of our students have organised various events in school next week to raise money for this worthy cause. There will also be a Christmas Jumper Day in school on Friday 16th in conjunction with the Save the Children Christmas Jumper Day.
S1-S3 Christmas Party – Wednesday 7th December – 7pm – 9.30pm – Tickets will be on sale in school from Monday 28th November – £5 each
Arran High school held a Remembrance Assembly on Friday 11th and observed a two minute silence at 11.00am.
The short act of remembrance was led by the Mrs Jean Hunter with Fr N Colford and Alan Milligan of the Scottish Sub-Mariners Association. Music was supplied by M Beatan and M Hamill. L Ashley played the Last Post and R Kerr piped the invited guests in and out. Poems were read by J McNeish and R Morrison. A collection was taken by prefects for ‘Poppy Scotland’. A total of £72.78 was raised.
The contribution of all those involved and the interested and respectful attention of staff and pupils made it a moving and meaningful assembly.
Last Friday saw a number of Arran High School pupils receive Duke of Edinburgh Awards at Bronze, Silver & Gold Levels at the Arran Outdoor Education Centre. These were presented by Gavin Ferguson (NAC Development Worker – DofE & Achievement Awards). There were also a number of Kayaking Level & Coaching Awards presented to pupils by Ian Stapes (AOEC Centre Manager). DofE Diamond Challenge awards were also presented. Participants presented their kayaking expedition experiences to an audience of many before partaking in a feast of an Italian Buffet.
Well done to everyone who received an award
We are hoping to take pupils on a trip to Paris next June 2017 for 6 nights. This trip would provide an opportunity to visit the World Famous Parisian Landmarks, enjoy Disneyland Paris Theme Parks and improve their Language Skills. If you are interested in your child taking part in this trip, please contact the school office for more information 01770 600341 or collect a letter from the school office
Last Friday Arran High School and Lamlash Primary School Campus have been awarded the 2016 North Ayrshire Community Sports Award for School Sport. This week also saw a visit from Sport Scotland to present the campus with the Sport Scotland Gold Award.