John Byrne Award 2015

JB Award 2015 lightCongratulations to: Annie, Verity, Jordan, Sarah and Nerida  for their recent success at the John Byrne award. This year’s theme was Alienation and the pupils produced some fantastic pieces to make the final.The Award allows pupils to engage in contemporary art practice beyond the confines of the SQA. The picture shows Sarah, Annie, Verity and Jordan at the awards ceremony at the Playfair Library infront of their Artwork a visual art and Sound piece. Well done to all.

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Scholar

Heriot Wheriot_watt_logoatt university provides interactive content on-line for over 30 SQA courses.
Regular on-line homework sessions give pupils the chance to ask questions and recieve instant answers.
All S5/6 pupils in Boroughmuir have login details that they can use to access the materials in school and at home. These provide excellent opportunities for revision and exam prepartion.
Scholar Login

Live Online Sessions

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Young Enterprise Xmas Market

The Boroughmuir YE group – Green Glasses – sold candles and glasses at the Xmas fair on Saturday.  They were awarded a shield for ‘Best Product’.
The glasses were made by the group from recycled bottles and the fragranced candles were made in recycled jars of different types and sizes.

Mr Dempster presented the shield and trophy to members of the team on Friday in the staffroom.

More information on the Lothian Young Enterprise website.

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Edinburgh schools rock Holyrood

Rock HolyroodThe Edinburgh Schools Rock Ensemble (ESRE) performed at Holyrood on 7 October, at an event sponsored by Anne McTaggart MSP, to celebrate the important contribution made to the economy by musicians. You can read about the event here

 

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P.T.A. Quiz Night

Tickets are now on sale for the quiz night hosted by the Head Team.

Priced at £3 each this is a fun evening for all the family.

Teams should be 2 to 6 people although you don’t have to come as a team to join in.

Please note tickets are only available from the school office and when buying tickets you / your child will be asked to submit a team name.

Cheques for tickets should be made payable to Boroughmuir High School Parent Council

S4/5/6 students can attend unaccompanied although those in lower years don’t have to sit or be in the same team as a parent but there needs to be one with them.

We look forward to seeing you all then.

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