Morning Notes

Monday 19 January

Elite Table Tennis Academy

The session is cancelled today but will resume next week. This is because Natasha is unable to attend today.

G9 PE periods 7&8

You have your theory session today. Please meet at 2.05pm in F01.


Thank you from Mr. Byrne

Grade 8 Trip to Royal Opera House

Monday, Jan. 19th, 11:30am-2:30pm

Bow Street

London


The Grade 8 Students will be taking a trip to the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. The students will be given a backstage tour of the facilities. Packed lunches will be provided.

Students need to bring:

  • A topped up Oyster Card;

  • Comfortable shoes;

  • Warm jacket;

  • Water bottle.

Please could you help me by signing my petition?

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Our goal is to reach 100 signatures and we need more support. You can read more and sign the petition below.


Thank you!

Alexia (Grade 6)


Notice from Ms. Mills!

7 Girls are needed for a girls' indoor football match against KFA, on 28th January.

We will leave Halcyon at 2pm and return around 4.45pm.

Any girls interested, from all Grades and levels of ability, please sign up on the sheet in the HUB by Monday 19th January.

The final team will be announced on Friday 23rd January.

Thanks

Ms Mills

Upcoming Trip - Grade 6: Highgate Cemetery

Wednesday, Jan. 21st, 9:30am-3:30pm

Swain's Lane

The Grade 6 class are currently in the throes of an exciting English and Design Inter-disciplinary unit on the Gothic genre. Additionally, they have just begun learning about mapping in Geography and will be given an opportunity to apply these skills in an upcoming Field Trip to Highgate Cemetery.


Highgate Cemetery is considered one of England's "greatest treasures", providing students with an opportunity to explore Victorian architecture, Gothic-style catacombs, and an abundance of natural forest.


Students must bring:


  • Topped up Oyster card
  • A warm, waterproof jacket
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Fully charged iPad
  • A packed snack, lunch, and water will be provided by Halcyon.

IB DP Subject selection interviews: Thursday

Thursday, Jan. 22nd, 9:45am

Bob Shaffritz Library

Thursday 22th January in BSL


9.45-10.20 Rachel

10.20-11.00 Dylan

11.00-11.20 Daphni

11.20-12.00 Isla

12.00-12.20 Celia


Lunch


13.00-13.20 Charlie

IB DP Subject selection interviews: Friday

Friday, Jan. 23rd, 10:45am

S02

Friday 23th January in S02


10.50-11.10 Alex

11.10-11.30 Gwen

11.30-11.50 Dina

11.50.12.10 Jackie


Lunch


13.00-13.20 Andrew

Dear Halcyon community,

Grade 8 would like to thank you all for your generously bringing in all your recycled "junk". We seem to have plenty of cardboard boxes.


We greatly need aluninium foil containers, plastic containers e.g. washing up liquid bottles, old shampoo bottles etc and especially tin cans. These are all going to be used towards their "junk Robots"


Many thanks from Grade 8

Girls' Football Fixture @ KFA

Wednesday, Jan. 28th, 2:15-4:45pm

The King Fahad Academy, London, United Kingdom

A girls' squad of 7 (G6-10) to depart here at 2.10pm. Students to be back at Halcyon at around 4.45pm.

Extra-Curricular Activities

MONDAY Lunchtime 1245-1320

1. Student Council with Ms Fritz (S01)

2. Violin with Laura Virtanen (private tuition) (F01)

3. Drama Club with Mrs Watson (T01) *** Cancelled

4. Homework Club (rota) (Lab)


MONDAY After-School 1545-1630

1. Choir Club & Private Singing Lessons (F04)

2. String Quartet (F01)

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Homework Club: reminder

Homework club will be in the Science Lab every lunch time and in the Hub every day, after school.

Lanyards

Please ensure that you are wearing your lanyard at all times whilst at school. Further you MUST remember hand it back to Emily at the end of the day.


Thank you!

Upcoming Sports Events

Jan 22nd - girls indoor football tournament (Grades 6-10)


Jan 29th - indoor football session open to all students in Grades 6-8 (co-ed)


Feb 5th - indoor football session open to all students in Grades 9-10 (co-ed).


All events at 4-5pm at SLC.

We Want To Hear From You!

Do you have a powerful learning app, tech tip or trick that you think Halcyon staff should be using in their classrooms? We are looking to hear from you at our weekly staff meetings every Monday after school. Please send an email Mrs. Crannell ccrannell@halcyonschool.com with a short description of what you would like to share and why. Mrs. Crannell will schedule a time for you on the staff agenda to present.

Menu: Snack & Lunch

Snack:

Fresh Whole Fruit (Dairy Free/Gluten Free)

Cheese and Crackers


Lunch Main:

Option 1

Jacket Potato with Ratatouille (Gluten Free)


Option 2:

Winter Vegetable Frittata (Dairy Free)


Soup:

French Onion Soup (Gluten Free)


Salad Bar:


Mixed Greens (Dairy Free/Gluten Free)

Tomato & Cucumber (Dairy Free/Gluten Free)

Quinoa Salad

Beetroot Salad (Dairy Free/Gluten Free)


Dessert:

Rhubarb Crumble with Custard

Have a happy weekend!!

Lost and Found items?

Please visit Emily at Reception for any lost items - we have quite the collection here!

Talk @ Halcyon

In addition to talk@halcyonschool.com, which is an email address that you can write to with any concerns you have, we also have a created a Google form that you can fill out at any time should you wish to raise awareness of anything either anonymously or with your name attached. Check it out!