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GENERAL NEWS THIS WEEK

 

Remembrance Service

It was my pleasure as Head teacher of Morgan to accept the Roll Of Honour, presented by the FP’s, on behalf of the school’s young people , staff and community past and present on Friday at the Remembrance Service. I am grateful for the unique support our young people receive from the FP’s. I would like to thank them, the 9 trades of their financial support in the producing the book and the others who gave up their time researching and producing the book. The Roll of Honour now has pride of place in the foyer and a new page will turned over each day to commemorate the 102 young people from Morgan who sacrificed their lives.

 

 

Pupils vs Staff Frisbee Charity Match

 

A huge thanks to all those who gave up their time and effort to participate in the charity frisbee match last night at DISC. The staff were immense and the pupils were a credit to the school and themselves. The match was played in great spirit and the staff managed to maintain their 100% record against the pupils with a 21-7 victory. However the pupils had a numerical advantage and in the extra (everyone on) game at the end, the pupils ran out 2-1 victors. Exactly £105.23  was raised for Save the Children. Thanks to Anna Thomson in S4 for being the scorekeeper and the official photographer.

 

Queensferry Crossing Visit

Last week a group of pupils from Mr Thomas’s maths class accompanied him on a trip to The Queensferry Crossing Education Centre. The pupils went to find out some of the maths behind the building of the new bridge as well as a bit more about engineering and what engineers do. Many of the pupils in the class want to become engineers when they are older and this gave them a really good insight into the sort of thing they would be doing.

The pupils were set the challenge of working in teams to build a 2.5m tall bridge using dowels of various lengths and rubber bands. The civil engineer, Elaine, running the project was extremely impressed with how well the pupils worked together as a team to complete the challenge. A special mention should go to Sohana Saghir 3A2 who was the project manager for the afternoon as she was the ‘best project manager’ that Elaine had seen in her 4 years running the schools project.

The pupils thoroughly enjoyed the day and for some it confirmed what they want to do when they’re older and for others it gave them the idea that a career in engineering may be for them.

 

 

 

Morgan Academy has now been awarded the LGBT Youth Scotland Bronze Chartermark

 

 

Morgan Academy is completing the LGBT Youth Scotland Bronze Chartermark.  For information and help surrounding LGBT+ matters, please follow this link

https://www.lgbtyouth.org.uk

There is a weekly group for LGBT+ pupils, which is helod on Mondays at 1.30pm in SE2

 

 

Tayside Parenting Strategy Parent’s Consultation

Being a parent – What matters to you?

 

Across Angus, Dundee and Perth and Kinross we are developing a Parenting Strategy and we need your views.

 

To help to develop what is included in this document we would welcome your views on what is important to you as a parent and what we can do to ensure people who have a parenting role, such as parent, grandparents, other relatives, step parents, foster carers etc, feel supported.

For more information click on the link below

https://view.publitas.com/p222-7386/tayside-parenting-strategy/

 

 

 

 

 

Morgan Academy will celebrate its 150th anniversary in September with a special reunion concert at the Caird Hall. Famous former pupils, including Charlotte Brimner – Be Charlotte – STV presenter Craig Millar and actor Hilton McRae will all be making an appearance.

Organisers are also hopeful that fellow alumnus Edwyn Collins – the lead singer of post-punk band Orange Juice – and Star Wars actor Ian McDiarmid will provide pre-recorded messages for the event.

Current and former pupils are invited to take part in our choir and orchestra on the night, if you would like more information please don't hesitate to get in touch by calling 01382 307000.

Tickets can be purchased from the Box Office or from Morgan Academy.

Adults £15/Children £10 (all children must be accompanied by an adult)

 

 

Morgan Academy Interact Group

 

The S6 Interactors have worked tirelessly to organise and host events throughout the year and raised an amazing £5753.50. Our fabulous Interactors presented 3 cheques to their nominated charities. The 3 charities were Radio Tay`s Cash For Kids, Addaction and Medecins Sans Frontieres, each receiving £800.

A huge well done to all our pupils involved.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

             

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 


 



 


 


 


 

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