Morning Notes

Tuesday 15 March

Note to Grade 8

Class change - you will have Drama Club in the Stern Hall Periods 1 and 2 with Ms Foster.

Note to All Students

Please note that you can NOT stay down in the canteen after 1535.

PSHE Today

This Tuesday PSHE will be in advisory groups. This will be an opportunity for students to think about and then complete their Term Two reflections.

Students will also have next week to complete these, upload them to youtube and put the link in managebac in the reflection section.

Please note that Grade 8 are having a theatre arts assessment on Tuesday during PSHE so will not be present. They will need to do their reflection during advisory time and the following Tuesday.

Sustainability Club

Please take 3 minutes to complete this form for the Sustainability Club.

Student Council Awards Committee: Designers Wanted!

The Student Council is looking for creative and imaginative students, who are interested in designing Halcyon's annual awards for students. To apply please complete this Google Form. Applications close 2200, Friday 18 March. Good Luck!

Yearbook Committee

We are coming close to the deadlines and we need the profiles done before the end of term. Therefore, The Yearbook Committee would like the following students to please come to M02 at lunch today (1240-1320) to complete their profiles:

  • Marbella
  • Christina
  • Layli
  • Noemi
  • Darien
  • Jonah
  • Linus
  • Maddie
  • Javier
  • Ethan
  • Jeffrey

The Grade 6s that did not turn up yesterday need to make sure that they attend today.

The profiles will be available for completion this week and then the Committee will complete them for you. Please make sure that you turn up and complete these profiles. This is YOUR Yearbook so should have all your details.

Halcyon's MUN Conference: Chair Applications

Halcyon will be hosting its third annual Model United Nations (MUN) conference this July. This years conference will be entertaining the theme ‘Controlling our Changing Climate: Political, Physical and Economic’ and will be made up of four different committees: Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Security Council (SC), Human Rights Council (HRC) and G20. This year’s conference will require eight Chairs, that is, two for each committee.

Applicants must write a 500 word application detailing:

a. Their strengths and what would make them a good chair

b. Their prior MUN experience and any other experience they have that could aid them in chairing debate

c. Why they are interested in chairing at Halcyon MUN

Applicants should have participated as a delegate at least one other MUN conference. Chairing experience is appreciated but not required. It is suggested that the applicant familiarise with the different committees in order to make an informed choice.

Accepted applicants will be responsible for communicating with and answering the questions of the delegates of their committees via Google+ and email, attending a Chair workshop, and co-chairing their committee’s debates during the conference.

Applicants must fill out the Halcyon MUN 2016 Chair application form and attach the letter outlined above in order to be eligible for the position.

The Halcyon MUN Board of Directors looks forward to reading your application letter and eagerly awaits your participation in this year’s conference!

Thank you,

The Halcyon MUN Board of Directors Academics Committee

Grade 9 IB Information Evening

Monday 21 March


Come find out more about the IB Diploma Programme at Halcyon and the course choices available for Grade 10 MYP students in 2016-2017. Pat Kyle, IBDP Coordinator, will give an overview of the DP at Halcyon and Lori Fritz, MYP Coordinator will explain the choices available for Grade 10. Following the session, course choice forms for Grade 10 in 2016-2017 will be distributed.

Music Showcase Rehearsals

Music Showcase Rehearsals begin this week! They will be on Thursdays and Fridays at 1220, in room F04. Bring your ideas and plan your performance.

Lunch Clubs

Halcyon Ezine Club in F02

Learning Club in B01

Youth Speaks in T02

UKMT Grades 6 - 7 in F03

Drama Club in the Council Room

Off Campus

Tuesday: Grades 8 and 11

Wednesday: Grades 9 and 11

Thursday: Grades 10 and 11

Friday: Grade 11

Mother Tongue


Maga and Allegra, German in F01

Akira, Japanese in M01

Gabriel and Elliott, French in M02

Martina and Mathilde, Italian in S01

Periods 6 and 7

Alex, Swedish in S09

Nathan, German in the Hub

Scott and Eveline, Spanish in S02

Fra, Italian in the second floor space

Thomas and Mike, French in B01

After School Clubs

Homework Club in the Hub

Drama Club in the Council Room

Choir Club in F04

Private Lessons


Fra, piano with Nick Pope in F04


Mia and Sabrina guitar lesson in T01 with Renny Jackson

Today's Lunch Menu

Main Dish Option One

Caramelised onion and roast vegetable quiche (GF)

Main Dish Option Three

Macaroni cheese


Corn chowder (GF)

Salad Bar

Mixed salad

Roast vegetable and rocket salad

Sweetcorn salad

Quinoa, feta and pomegranate salad

Hard boiled eggs


Frozen yogurt

Seasonal fruits

How was your lunch this week?

Please take a moment to complete this survey on what you like and sharing with us your ideas on how we can improve.

We highly value your feedback and suggestions.

Thank you!