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P1-2 Nativity

Tickets sales are doing well for our P 1-2 Nativity. Anyone who has requested tickets or extra tickets should receive them today. If you have not yet purchased your tickets then a further order form letter will be going home in bags today. Also if you would like more than the allocated 4 per child then please drop an envelope in with a note letting us know how many more you need and the correct change, we have extra spaces available. Tickets are £3 each.

Many thanks.

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Family Natters

Family Natters – Friday 7th December 9am-10.30am. Dyslexia Scotland will be there to offer some informal information to any parents wishing to find out more about dyslexia & how this affects our young people. Look forward to seeing families there.

Christmas Jumper Fridays

 

Every Friday of the month of December, Pupils are invited to wear their Christmas jumpers. On Friday the 14th of December, it is National Christmas jumper day. On this day we ask that pupils bring in a £1 donation to wear their Christmas jumper. All proceeds will be donated to the Highland Hospice, which is a local charity that the Pupil Council have chosen to support this year. We are looking forward to seeing everyone getting into the Christmas spirit at Kinmylies!

menu change 29/11/18

Menu change on Thursday 29/11/18
Orange choice was roast pork but now it is Beef or Venison Burger in a bun with chips
The rest of the menu is the same.

St Andrews Day

Our pupils are all learning about St Andrew this week in the lead up to St Andrews Day. To end the week, all pupils and staff are invited to wear tartan to celebrate this day. There is no cost for this event. We look forward to seeing everyone dressed up on Friday!

Reminder – School Photographer – tomorrow

REMINDER – the school photographer will be in tomorrow to take family and individual photos.

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New Head Teacher appointed

As you may know Mrs McKellar has now begun her maternity leave and we wish her all the best with the upcoming new arrival. In the meantime Mrs Fraser has been covering Mrs McKellar’s duties.

We are pleased to inform you however that Mrs Faye Lingard has been appointed as our replacement Head Teacher and will be starting with us on Monday 3rd December 2018 for the duration of Mrs McKellar’s maternity leave.

I hope you will join us in extending a warm welcome to Mrs Lingard.

A note has gone home in bags today detailing this and has been emailed out.

 

Children in Need 2018

This year’s Children in Need appeal is quickly approaching! We are going to be doing a huge amount in School, for all pupils from Nursery up to Primary 7, to help support this amazing cause and have been busy as a Pupil Council getting organised for our fundraising adventures.

Staffroom sweepstake

Our Staff will be taking part in a sweepstake to help raise some money – this will be run during the week of the 12th of November.

Selling wrist bands and key chains

Our Pupil Council will be round all classes from Monday the 12th of November selling amazing pudsy pin badges and wrist bands to all pupils. All pin badges and wrist bands are £1 each. These will be sold on a first come, first served basis.

Dressing up as spotty characters

On Friday the 16th of November, we are having a dress up day! All pupils and staff are encouraged to dress up as something spotty and bring £1.

The Great Kinmylies Bake Off

This year, our Pupil Council have decided that they would also like to organise a ‘Kinmylies Bake Off’ event. If you and your child would like to take part, please create something yummy (cakes, cupcakes, biscuits, tablet etc….) and bring it in to school on Thursday the 15th of November, with name and class on. The cakes will be judged in categories and rosettes given to winning entries! The entry fee is £1. After the cakes are judged, pupils will have a chance to buy some cakes for themselves so pupils should bring some pennies on the day!

Pupil Council

Odd Socks Day

It is Anti Bullying Week next week and to help celebrate everyone’s individuality, we have decided to take part in odd socks day. There is no pressure on the children to wear the latest fashion or for parents to buy expensive costumes.  All they have to do to take part is wear odd socks to school, it couldn’t be simpler!  Odd Socks day will take place on the first day of Anti Bullying Week, Monday 12th November 2018 to help raise awareness around anti-bullying. You do not have to raise money to take part – the most important thing is the message of Odd Socks Day, having fun and celebrating our individuality.

Individual / Family Group Photos

Martin Grant photography will be coming to the school on Tuesday 13th November to take individual / family group photos of P1 to P7 and nursery classes.  All children will have their individual photos taken and family group photos taken.  You can then decide whether or not to buy them when you receive the proof.

Please ensure that your P1 – P7 child is wearing school uniform ( red sweatshirt) on this day.