Weekly News

Maths Week Scotland:
This week saw the launch of the nationwide initiative ‘Maths Week’ we decided to get involved in Maths Week through Sumdog. All Sumdog logins and usernames have been sent home and the pupil involvement has been excellent, with just over 120 pupils logging in and taking part. Please email gw08adamsdave@glow.sch.uk if you are having any issues with Sumdog.
We also participated in Maths Week through our own St. Columbkille’s Maths Week Challenge along Rutherglen Main Street. The competition will end on Monday 17th September. Thank you to all the children who have completed their sheets and handed them in!

Sports Council:
The school’s Sports Council met with Paul Wright from South Lanarkshire Leisure on Monday to plan for the term ahead. The boys and girls have work incredibly hard as a team to come up with innovative ideas for the school. Keep up the good work!

Trinity High School Parental Meeting:
Mr Bollen (Head Teacher) and Miss McKenna (Depute Head Teacher) came into the school on Monday evening to share information and answer questions about the P7-S1 transition. The meeting was well attended, with a very informative Q & A session at the end of the evening. Please check Twitter for pictures containing information from the presentation Mr Bollen showed.

Tapestry Leaders:
Mrs Hughes, Miss Lynagh and Mr Gray all attended the South Lanarkshire Council run ‘Tapestry Leaders’ event in county buildings. The event was the first in a series of council led meetings focusing on the Tapestry programme.

House Captain Interviews:
House Captain Interview took place last Friday, with the successful candidates being told of their positions within the House structure before home time. The House Captains will had their first official duties during our Curriculum Evening where they welcomed parents and showed them to the correct classrooms.

Mini Vinnie’s:
Our Mini Vinnie’s lunchtime club will now run every Wednesday at lunchtime. The demand has been great with children and adults reporting the positive nature of the Mini Vinnie’s group!

Meet the teacher:
Our annual Meet the Teacher evening was a great success with a vast majority of parents attending, feedback has been very positive and I would like to take this opportunity to thank parents and teachers for contributing to a very worthwhile event.

Parent Council AGM:
We had our Annual Parent Council AGM on Monday night, please see the school website for minutes of the meeting.

P1 Mass of Welcome:
A big thank you to Fr. Pat, Mrs Roberts, Mrs MacDonald, Mrs McGeever, Mrs McKnight and Mrs Hughes for a wonderfully well-presented P1 Mass of Welcome. The boys and girls of Rooms 1 & 2 we are absolute credit to you all! Please check Twitter for pictures.


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