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By Kirsty McCrorie
Welcome back to
pupils and staff after a relaxing October break.
The project is in
conjunction with lottery heritage fund and we are hoping to get up
to £25,000 to make a DVD about some of the heritage of Maybole. This
project is pupil controlled and they will be working along side
David Kiltie and Gillian Anderson (Maytag) The team is looking for
script writers, actors, camera men etc. It is a great opportunity
and we are hoping to get as many people involved as possible.
School Football Update
The Under 18’s side were unlucky in drawing 2-2 against
Belmont Academy on the
4th September. Jamie Waugh and Stephen Cochrane scored
the goals after a hard fought display at the astro grass.
A week later the boys faced
Wallace Hall School in
the Scottish Cup. The boys triumphed with a 4-0 win at home. Will
Barker opened the scoring with a great curling effort. Substitute
Craig Hutton added another after good build up play. The boys got a
third thanks to Keir McSorley with a header and finally Jamie Waugh
finished off a well-worked goal from the boys.
Their unbeaten record continued after a convincing 2-0 win against local
rivals Girvan. Fraser Thomson drilled in for the first after a great
cross from Keir McSorley. The other goal came in the second half
from substitute Craig Hutton who scored with his first touch of the
game when Will Barker crossed in a free kick from the edge of the
They then faced
Kyle Academy away with a chance to qualify to the semi finals of the
tournament. It started off well after an early goal came for Carrick
from Keir McSorley. The game was out of Kyle Academy’s reach when
Will Barker scored another screamer from the outside of the box in
the middle of the first half. The boys could have added more but it
was a goalless second half. However the boys were delighted with
Unfortunately for the boys only one team went through the group and were
put out by goal difference but are looking forward to the Scottish
Cup tie that is still to be played.
Carrick Academy successful under 18’s.
Jeans for Genes
The school successfully raised a total of £467.69. Well done to all
the staff and pupils who contributed to this fund.
S4 parents evening will be on 7th November and S5/6
parents evening will be on 21st November.
Look through your
cupboards!!! Search for tins and food so that Carrick Academy pupils
can make up hampers for the elderly in surrounding villages. It’s
nice to make people happy at Christmas!! It’s very much
Parents association is having their AGM on Monday 13th November at
7pm in Carrick Academy. All parents are invited to attend. Any
support over the following year with our fund raising activities
would be greatly appreciated.
Children in Need
pupils have begum the plans for our Children In Need Day, which is
scheduled for Friday 17th November.
Determined to Succeed
have consulted pupils in the school to consider options for their
“Determined to Succeed” budget spend. Last session the dining hall
was developed into a more social area with the introduction of 3
TVs. This time the pupils have gone for CCTV system, which will
improve our health and safety around the school.
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