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Christmas Newsletter 2013

Find out what's been going on at Menzieshill High School this session

PE Newsletter December 2013

PE successes in the first two terms of this session
PE Newsletter December 2013

Basketball Team

MSP Joe Fitzpatrick visits MHS

Constituency MSP Joe Fitzpatrick visited MHS on Friday 6 December to speak with senior pupils. After a break introduction, Joe went 'open to question' fielding, not unsurprisingly a range of questions relating to the independence referendum.
The Modern Studies Department again thanks Joe for his support and co-operation.

Jim McGovern MP Visits Menzieshill HS

Jim McGovern MP Visits Menzieshill HS

Jim is pictured with senior pupils Bethany Forbes and Kirsty Menzies

As a follow-up to the S5/6 visit to the Houses of Parliament tour in September, Jim McGovern MP visited Menzieshill School on Friday 13 December. After a brief introduction, Jim invited questions from a large group of S4-6 pupils. Issues raised by pupils included the 2014 referendum, MPs pay, the ways and issues on which MPs represent their constituents and the debate over votes at 16 years of age.
The Modern Studies Department would like to thank Jim for his support.

S4 prelims 2014

There will be no study leave for S4 prelim exams. Pupils should attend classes as normal except when they have an exam. A document with more details about the prelims can be found here in the Parents' Documents section.

Dundee Christmas Light Night

The String Quartet perform at the McManus Galleries

The String Quartet performed at the Christmas Light Night in McManus Galleries on Friday 15th November led by Mrs Green. The pupils played beautifully and was a great way to get into the Christmas spirit. The pupils played in the Victoria gallery which was a lovely setting. The pupils involved were Rachel Beattie, Andrew Battes, Ian Christie and Ross Starke.

Silver Award for the Percussion Ensemble

The Senior Percussion Ensemble performed in the Scottish Open Shield & Cup & Youth Championships weekend at Perth Concert Hall on Sunday 17th November, led by Mr Carlyle. The group played very well and were a credit to the school, they achieved a silver award. The pupils involved were Ian Christie, Craig Archibald, Callum Ewan, Sam Walker and Murray McArtney.

The Lion King

A Music department trip to Edinburgh
The Lion King

Pupils outside The Playhouse

47 pupils and 5 staff went to see the stage musical of The Lion King at Edinburgh Playhouse on Wednesday 20th November.  We went for a meal before the performance where pupils of all year groups were able to chat and relax together.  The performance was spectacular, especially the costumes.  Some pupils got a very close up view of some of the animals as they walked through the aisles right past our seats!  Here are some comments from pupils about the evening:

‘I really enjoyed going to see The Lion King Musical because the costumes, music and the way in which the animals interacted with the audience was amazing.’ 

‘I really enjoyed going to Edinburgh – it was great!  We went to Pizza Hut for dinner which I enjoyed because I got to chat with my friends.  The performance itself was unbelievable!  The costumes were great and so was the music.  I would recommend it to anyone!’

‘The Lion King was a good night out in Edinburgh and was great experience for the young and old.  The music was enjoyable and my favourite was Hakuna Matata.’

Great Learning in Scotland

This leaflet has been produced to help parents better understand how their children will benefit from changes under Curriculum for Excellence as the new qualifications are introduced

Form the Parentzone website:

This leaflet has been produced to help parents better understand how their children will benefit from changes under Curriculum for Excellence as the new qualifications are introduced.

This information has been closely developed with the National Parent Forum of Scotland (NPFS) and will be sent to all parents of school children across Scotland. It covers information on Curriculum for Excellence, the key benefits for young people and examples of the different routes pupils can take throughout their education from age 3-18.

A copy of this leaflet can be found here in the Parents' Documents section.



Standards and Quality Report 2013

This year's report just approved

Menzieshill High School's Standards and Quality report is now available. You can download a copy here.