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Celtic Vs. Rangers

The great rivalry between Celtic and Rangers went one step forward in their game on Wednesday 2nd March. The Old Firm played at Celtic Park in round five of the Scottish Cup. Amazingly, there were 13 yellow cards and 3 … Continue reading

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Japan Tsunami – Horrifying Scenes of Utter Loss of Control

A sea of terror caught lorries, ships and even fires unaware, leaving behind a country in turmoil. This is the biggest natural disaster to hit in the history of Japan. Countries (including Britain an America) have declared support for Japan, … Continue reading

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Nuclear Blast Triggered by Friday’s Tsunami and Quake

After being hit by an earthquake and tsunami, Japan now faces even more problems. With natural disasters come many things. Fear, sorrow and doubt rank highly in the emotional category, whilst in the physical outcomes people are injured, trapped or … Continue reading

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Cathy Cassidy Comes to Craft a Climate of Creativity

THE children’s author Cathy Cassidy has written 14 books and is a favourite author among Meldrum Academy’s first year girls. Cathy also travels the country in her campervan at various events to meet her fans and to promote her books. … Continue reading

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Shoe Boxes sent to Romania

Shoe boxes from all over the UK are being sent off to Romania for poor children. Donations of gifts that would be useful like toys, sweets (no chocolate and sweets should have a use by date before March 2011), toothbrushes, … Continue reading

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MORE Sleep For Teenagers!

Schools all over Scotland are to be offered resources to teach teenagers how to get more sleep at night. The pack is from the charity Sleep Scotland and hopes to increase awareness of the impact of sleep on a young … Continue reading

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Local Author Visits Meldrum

The children’s author Alexander Gordon Smith came to Meldrum Academy on the 18th March to speak to S1 classes about his books and writing. He was really interesting and had a lot of funny stories to share. He was telling … Continue reading

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14 Year Old Boy Admits Killing Girl

A 14 year old boy has admitted to killing a girl he knew from facebook. She was found half-naked recently. The 13-year old from Lithuania, Alytus, was found dead outside a bus stop, after arranging to meet her “friend” from … Continue reading

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Grinding our Axes for Gambia

This year, enterprising students at Meldrum Academy decided to hold a guitar hero competition to raise money for the 2011 trip to the Gambia. The trip out to the Gambia runs for those who are working to complete their Duke … Continue reading

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Swine Flu

Swine flu is a strain of the H1N1 virus. The annual flu outbreaks are also strains of H1N1, but unlike previous years this strain contains genetic material from humans, pigs and birds.  The reason medical experts are worried about this … Continue reading

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