The Breast Cancer Campaign
Thank you so much to all those who contributed towards our “Pink Day”. We raised £630.29 for The Breast Cancer Campaign which is just fantastic. One of the best aspects of the day was seeing the children dressed in bright colours rather than their usual grey.
We would like to try something a little bit different this year. Staff have raised a couple of concerns about the “Post Box”. The distribution of cards takes up a lot of learning and teaching time and some children miss out on getting cards. Our suggestion is for one card to the whole class with a donation to a charity identified by the school. This would help give the pupils an understanding of the true meaning of Christmas. The children can of course still give cards to their chosen friends outwith school.
We will be in touch later in the term to let you know of the arrangements.
Head Teacher Appointment
I have been advised by Aberdeen City Council that the Head Teacher post at Loirston is being readvertised. The new closing date is 17th November 2008.
As you know, Mrs Walker, our school crossing patrol officer is off sick following an accident. Unfortunately Mr Stewart the crossing patrol officer who assists the children crossing on Earns Heugh Avenue is also unwell and will be off for a period of time.
Please talk to your children about taking care when crossing and we will reinforce the message in school. We wish them both a speedy recovery.