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Something to do over the break ………

Sort out your wardrobe!! Have you got good quality clothes that you never wear but keep because you’ll:     lose weight or grow taller / chestier / sexier  to fit them one day.

Well forget that –  it’s time to recycle! Donate them to the PHS parent council , and we’ll set them all out in our very own pop-up shop.   All profits will go towards improving life at PHS.

If you’d like to donate clothes, we’d prefer you to drop them off to the school any time now (you can leave them with the janitor) or you could bring them along on the day.   Any good quality female clothes or accessories are very welcome.

And on Thursday, 5th March 2015  come along to see our Porty pupil fashion show, enjoy good company –  and get yourself a new (to you) outfit..

Thursday, 5th March 2015

PHS – Assembly Hall

7.30 p.m. – 10.00 p.m.

Tickets £5 (High School pupils £3 ) from the PHS admin office, Popeye’s and Cashbroker’s

 Spread the word – all welcome!

From the Parent Council

Staffing News

I am delighted to announce that Mrs A Dobson, Depute Head (Abercorn) has been appointed as Head Teacher of Dalkeith High School in Midlothian.  She will be a huge loss to us here at Portobello High School but I am so pleased that she has been successful in securing a Headship.

Mrs Dobson will take up her new post on 27th April 2015.

Peigi Macarthur,
Head Teacher

S2 ENTERPRISE EVENT Portobello Enterprises Ltd

Pupils were welcomed to Portobello Enterprise Ltd and informed about an exciting venture they were going to take part in: “At Portobello Enterprises Ltd we produce and sell a range of confectionery. This summer we will introduce our new Scottish range. The product needs to be ready for April this year. However, we are stuck and need your help in creating an exciting and innovative product”. The pupils were asked to do the following:

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Porty Does Strictly – Review 2014

By Lewis Anderson & Adeel Ali

After a hands down success last year, Porty Does Strictly was back for another year. There was a new line-up, but just as much of the energy and excitement which made the previous show such a rousing success.

Please see attached for more information:

Porty Does Strictly Review- School Website

School Holiday Dates Consultation

School Holiday Dates Consultation

The Authority is carrying out consultation on school holiday dates. If you would like to take part the link is outlined below.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SchoolHolidayConsultation