Celebrating Achievement – Lisa Ferguson

Congratulations to Lisa Ferguson, 3D1, who has has an amazing summer at her Highland Dancing competitions.

In July she was 5th overall in the All England Championship and 3rd in the All England Premiership.

In August she was overall National winner at the International Festival and 3rd overall at the East of Scotland Championship which made Lisa eligible to represent Lothian region in Oban next year.
Lisa was also 6th in the British Championship and 3rd in British Nationals.

After returning to school for a week, Lisa attended the 125th World Championship in Dunoon where she won a gold medal for a dance called the Seann Truibhas. She also received another two medals in other dances which contributed to her getting 4th overall in the Scottish Nationals championship.

Wow Lisa, what an amazing summer indeed! #DeterminedHappySuccessful

Problematic Risk Taking

Midlothian Council has issued draft guidelines, developed by police, health and social work, to support parents/carers and teachers in talking to young people about problematic risk taking behaviour. They would like parental feedback before moving to issue a final paper later this year. If you would like a copy of the draft guidelines for your consideration, these are available from the school office. Any feedback can be emailed to the school email address F.A.O Ms G Preston (DHT) for collation. Responses are required by Friday 20th September 2019.
Thank you.

Gail Preston
Depute Head Teacher

Celebrating Achievement – Alfie Knight

Congratulations to Alfie Knight, 1M1, who completed the Pedal for Scotland challenge at the weekend. The Pedal for Scotland Classic Challenge is a 45-mile bike ride from Glasgow to Edinburgh to help raise money for Medical Aid for Palestinians. This event celebrated its 20th anniversary this year. Well done Alfie!