Halkirk Primary School – Newsletter 10 – June 2017

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Dental InspectionsPupils in P1 and P7 had their routine dental inspections earlier this month and the vast majority required no treatment and were classed at ‘low risk’ so very well done – keep those brushes busy!!  These are our best results yet.

Walk to School WeekThank you to the Junior Road Safety Officers, Vivian and Miss Waddell for doing the Walking Bus and arranging class competitions.

Football TournamentOn Friday 26th May we hosted football teams from Holm School, Orkney.  It was a really super day and the warm sunshine added to the event.  Sincere thanks to Andrew Taylor and Terry Johnson for all their help.

Inter-School Netball and Football TournamentThis takes place on Tuesday 6th June (change of date) with the football at Naver Pitch and the Netball at Mount Pleasant.  Parents are welcome to come along from about 10am.

Fertiliser for SaleWe are selling small bags of fertiliser which is the ash from the bio-mass boiler at £1 per bag.  First come first served!  Please contact Vivian if you would like a bag.

Parent Afternoon/EveningThis takes place on Wednesday 7th June.

Caithness to Moray Transmission ProjectPupils from P3 to P7 had a very informative  presentation from an SSE engineer earlier this month.

Dance ClassesAll classes had a dance session from Hi-Life Highland this month.

Junior Dragon’s DenP7 took part in the inter-school ‘Totally Awesome Schoolbag’ event at the Weigh Inn and won the award for the most creative design.

General ElectionThe school will be closed to pupils on Thursday 8th June as it’s being used as a Polling Station.

Friday 30th JuneAll families are invited to our End of Term Prize Giving in school at 11am.  School will close at noon.  Lunch will be a pack lunch to take home and Dorothy must know by Monday 26th June if your child requires a lunch.

Edith Coghill,  Head Teacher – May  2017