By Carrick’s Press Pack Team
On 12th June P7s from various primary schools
visited Carrick Academy for 4 days Pupils that were
interviewed said they felt welcome at the school and
they enjoyed having more than one teacher a day. Many
pupils also commented on the size of Carrick Academy and
how they enjoyed the various options for lunch.
Royal Highland Show trip
Thursday 21st there is a bus going up to the Royal
highland show in Ingilston. It is sure to be great day and it will
cost £10 per person. The bus will leave Carrick at 8:30am and it
will leave the show ground at 4pm. There are only limited places so
could anyone who is interested, go and speak to Mrs Bryden or Mrs
S6 Induction Day
4th June new S6 were treated to a very special induction
day with the army. They were first introduced to the job of the army
by one of the local sergeants. After this they then went out side to
take part in some team building tasks, such as blind folded beat the
goalie, sheep in a pen (1 person in a team had to direct the rest of
their team to a pen but the rest of the team were blind folded and
they could only use a whistle to communicate) and many other games.
The day ended with a team challenge assault course with the overall
winners being Group 2 so well done to them. Even though the weather
was not great every one had a brilliant day and a big thank you must
go to the Army for a great day.
The prize giving will be held in the town
hall on Tuesday 26th June at 7pm. All pupils
who have received more then 3 excellence awards should
attend and these people will be informed during
registration. For other pupils who have received less
then 3 awards where will be a separate ceremony on
Monday 25th June between 9-10 am in the
assembly room. Well done to every one who has received
Get Your Exam Results Online A Day Earlier
Online is SQA's great new service that allows candidates
to view their SQA record in a secure environment over
the internet. This means that exam results can be viewed
online before the printed versions arrive in the post. A
text messaging service is also available through Results
Online. You will need to hurry tho since the closing
date for registration for the reults is on Saturday 30th
June. If you wish for any more information then go to
the SQA website at www.sqa.org.uk.
Carrick TV group has all ready started working on there latest
broadcast for the school televisions. The new group is:
Graig Mc Kay
Tuesday 5th June, two 4th year pupils from Carrick
Academy took part in the master chefs challenge at Ayr College. The
competition was for schools in Lanarkshire and Ayrshire.
Representing Carrick Academy were Jodie McCoy 4Y1 and Isla McCubbin
4B1 who won the competition by preparing a two course meal for two
people their meal consisted of ham and spinach stuffed pork,
vegetable stir fry and chive mash and for desert it was choue towers
with butterscotch and chocolate sauce. The two pupils were up
against four other teams The pupils won £30 vouchers and a set of
sebatier knifes each and the competition trophy.
The forms for the education maintenance allowance for the 2007
session are available from the office. Could anyone in 5th or
6th year please
go and collect a from if they need one.
Enterprising Maths Problem Of The Week
Last weeks question- A boy has as many sisters as brothers but each
sister has only as many sisters as brothers. How many brothers and
sisters are there?
Answer- There are 4 brothers and 3 sisters.
This week’s question- How many eye’s does a bee have?
The answer will be printed next week.