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Book Club Burns Quiz January 2017

The Book Club held a Burns Quiz last night. Well done to the winners, Ruth and Valerie.

Rotary Club Public Speaking Competition

 

Miss Cameron’s S1 pupils will be taking part in a Public Speaking Competition organised by The Rotary Club of Dundee. The event will take place on Wednesday 15th February 2017 in the Learning Centre here at St John’s. Good Luck!

Scottish Cup

S2 football team vs St Columba's HS (4th round) - St John's won 5-0 (Goal scorers - Garrick, Ferguson(2), Kunc(2)).

We now play Gryffe HS at home for a place in the quarter finals of the Scottish Cup.

Children's Hearing Training January 2017

On the 21st of January we once again took part in a training exercise for the Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration. This year Jay and Maia supported by Shaeleigh (all S3) attended. Jay took the role of Emma Devlin, who was the subject of the panel hearing, and Maia was her elder sister, Nicola. Mr Lennon was Emma’s guidance teacher. The pupils performed really well, and were applauded by an audience of around forty trainees. Well done both of you!

 

ASN 3/4 animal sculptures

From drawing, to three-dimensional sculptures, ASN 3/4 created models of their favourite animals using limited and recycled materials. Building on problem-solving skills and imaginative approaches to their creative practice, each pupil showed off their creative abilities in this unit.

Future Chef 2017

Future Chef 2017

The Winning Dish

Ten S3 pupils competed in a school heat, Future Chef competition this week, Rory Lovie, head chef from the Bridgeview Station Restaurant on Dundee’s Waterfront came to judge the competition, and the results are as follows…

 

 

1st place  Rachel

2nd place Keir

3rd Place Wallis

Well done to the three winners and all competitors!!

We Are Writers 2016

We have produced our very own book of writing. Pupils from S1-S6 have had excellent pieces of writing published in St John's very own book, We Are Writers!

"This book is a fantastic opportunity to showcase not just the high quality writing that is produced across the school but also the incredible range of writing tht is produced...This is a collection that really celebrates the rich range of activities that take place right across the school from Art to R.E. from S1-S6. I'm sure you will find something contained within the covers of our first edition to engage and entertain you." Mrs McLagan, Head Teacher

 

Roald Dahl Day September 2016

The Library held a quiz to celebrate Roald Dahl Day and what would have been Roald Dahl’s 100th birthday. The winning team was Wallis, Jennifer and Nicole. Each team member won a Roald Dahl book of their choice. Their knowledge of Roald Dahl and his books was tremendous. Well done.

 

Edinburgh Book Festival August 2016

A group of pupils from S4-S6 travelled down to the Edinburgh Book Festival in August 2016.

This year we attended two sessions involving 3 authors, Lisa Heathfield, Katherine How and Anne Cassidy.

Once again the sun shone on Charlotte Square Gardens in Edinburgh