Transport is the cause of a quarter of our greenhouse gas emissions in the UK, which in turn causes global warming and health issues in polluted areas. PHS’ Eco Committee raises awareness of this issue and encourages the school community to work together to solve it by holding 3 Car Free / Share Days a year.
S6 pupils who drive to school will be asked to make a donation to the Eco Team (funds will be spent in the biodiversity garden to absorb some of the carbon from your emissions!).
Alternatively, take a walk, cycle or bus to school and help your environment and community!
Our Business Management Retail Class will being selling sweets in the foyer at interval this Friday (26th February 2016) and coming round classes to collect a donation of £1 for the wearing of bright colours. All proceeds going to the Sick Kids Foundation.
The 2016 Careers convention will take place in the hall on Thursday, 25th February 2016.
During the afternoon all S2, S4, S5 and S6 pupils will have the chance to visit the exhibition, collect information or chat to contributors about possible careers, training or employment opportunities.
Contributors covering a wide range of options will also be available to chat to parents / carers and young people in the evening between 1800 – 19:45 hrs and all are welcome at that time.
The attached booklet gives information on who will be supporting this venture during the course of the day.
Should you require any further information, please contact:
Mrs. J. Ritchie or Mrs. M. Williamson on 669 2324
Careers Covention Brochure 2016
There will be an interact club starting up in Portobello after the February holidays.
Interact is a club for young people that runs and supports projects that help the local and global community. The club is open to the 4th, 5th and 6th years and we are currently looking for people to fill the role of vice president, treasurer and secretary.
There is a meeting at break on Friday 12th in Miss Cavellini’s room (310) for all those interested.
We are looking at ways of celebrating the closure of the old Portobello High School and there has been discussions on how we go ahead with this.
We are planning a couple of open days but in order to do so we need your help.
Can you help with the following:
- Did you attend Portobello High School ? – send us your name and date of attending – (If female – your maiden name)
- School Memorabilia
- School Photos
- Photos of yourself at school
- How many generations of your family have attended Portobello High School
- Do you know of anyone who attended Portobello High School and has gone on to be successful in business or in their career ?
- Newspaper cuttings
- Medals / Cups
- Report Cards
All memorabilia donated for our event will be returned to you.
Please contact Nicola.firstname.lastname@example.org for further information or to pass on any documentation, etc. or telephone (0131) 669 2324.