Morning Notes

Monday 15 June

Welcome back!

Hope you all had an excellent time in Scotland! To relive some of your experiences, please find some fun-filled videos:
Loch Eil Day 1
Loch Eil Day 2
Loch Eil The Expedition

Guest Speaker - today: Hephzibah Rudofsky

Ms. Hephzibah Rudofsky will be coming to Halcyon to speak to students during Period 3 & 4 in the Hub.

If you have any questions about the talk, please see Ms. Cooke.

Today - Lesson Swaps!

Grade 9 both Mathematics group - please go to the Science lab for period 1 and 2.

Grade 8 Science - please remember you have Art periods 1 and 2 with Ms. Dance

Grade 6X come to Visual Arts period 6 instead of English.

Reminder: Today, Monday, June 15th

Oxfam--Ice Cream Outing

We will meet at reception at 1240 to depart and get ice cream

We can only take 20 students-if you signed up, you may attend.

**If you don't have your money, please come along anyway and you can pay us later.

(Staff: Emily/Ms Mills..please don't forget to come too!)

List of Students going

Tuesday 16 June: Jump off - for the British Heart Foundation

On Tuesday 16th June, Halcyon will hold a "Jump Off!" at lunch time, in order to increase awareness of a healthy living and raise money for the British Heart Foundation.

Anyone wishing to enter (as a single, pair, or team entry) must perform a one minute skipping/ jump rope routine. The best routine will win! There will be prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.

In order to take part, a completed sponsor form and sponsorship money must be paid before or at the event. Sponsorship forms are available from Ms Mills or Ms Watson.

Good luck!

Ms Mills

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Wednesday - Lesson swaps: Grade 6Y

Grade 6 Y to come to Art for periods 1 and 2 on Wednesday 17th June. This is in addition to their normal double art periods 3 and 4 that day.

Reminder: Wednesday 17 June - Grade 10 Parents & Students meeting about Tanzania Trip 2015

Date: Wednesday 17 June

Location: Hub

Time: 1545-1645

Grade 10 Students and Parents Meeting about Tanzania Trip 2015!

The Hub at 1545. Questions-please see Ms Watson

Off campus: This week

Monday - Grade 9 and 10

Tuesday - Park [all grades]

Wednesday - Grade 7 and 8

Thursday - Park [Stern Hall off limits to non MUN delegates]

Friday - Park [Stern Hall off limits to non MUN delegates]

IB Diploma Programme taster day

On Thursday 25 June our grade 10 students will have the opportunity to try of the Halcyon IB diploma programme. That day they will enjoy a test of the key components such as Theory of Knowledge, Creativity, Activity and Service and the Extended Essay. They will also enjoy samples of activities and lessons of the six groups of subjects and to explore University options.

If you are in grade 10 and have a question please see Mrs. Zago.

Service As Action

Help at lunch in Stern Hall to fold donated clothes for homeless people.

This week: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Spring is HERE! Check out the weather forecast:

Message from Sharon Jewell:

Dear Students:

Below you will find the dates I am in for the remainder of the Term:

  • Tue 16 June

  • Tue 23 June

You can now book to see me just before or after school on Tuesdays or at lunch time. If these times work better for you just specify that in your email to me and I will do my best to accommodate you.

You can self refer to speak to me in private about anything that is worrying or upsetting you. Just sent me a message at I work with students both individually and in small groups. Some young people come for a one off session and others for a longer period of time. I look forward to working alongside some of you.


All sessions take place in the RED Room (Media Room) on the first floor just past the School office room. Stop by and say hello if you wish.

Extra-Curricular Activities

MONDAY Lunchtime 1245-1320

1. Student Council with Ms Fritz (S01)

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

3. Homework Club (rota) (Lab)

MONDAY After-School 1545-1630

1. Choir Club & Private Singing Lessons (F04)

2. String Quartet (F01)

3. ** Cancelled** Elite Table Tennis Academy (Stern Hall)

Today's menu:

Option 1:

Jacket Potato with Beans and Cheese GF

Option 2:

Vegetarian cheese Burger with oven chip


Mozzarella, tomato & Basil Sandwich


Mixed Salad

Black bean and

Sweet Corn Salad

Clementine Salad

Quinoa feta Pomegranate Salad


Chocolate ice-cream with Seasonal Fruit

Lost and Found items?

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