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The Ultimate Guide to Dead Rising 2

Dead Rising 2 might be old but it’s super fun and it’ll take a while to complete. So I’m gonna show you how to get followers, kill psychos and, of course, slaughter zombies. By the way, if you couldn’t tell, … Continue reading

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Underaged Gaming – What do you think?

Today thousands of young children play the wrong age setting of games, but I am not nagging, I am one of them.  Some people agree that children should play the right age level. However, others (and I agree) believe that … Continue reading

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Halloween’s Origins

Halloween originated in Ireland where the Celts celebrated it as Samhain, which roughly translates as ‘summers end’, but unlike nowadays it had no connection to the Supernatural. It also has roots in the Roman festivals of Pomona – she was … Continue reading

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Nothing Write without You

Much wailing could be heard from the English base this week after the traumatising loss of Mr Glendinning’s beloved fountain pen. Missing property isn’t uncommon in Meldrum Academy but this very special pen has got the whole of the department’s … Continue reading

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Students Brave the Snow for Silver Map Day

March 12th, 2010 saw the Duke of Edinburgh silver group of Meldrum Academy brave the freezing outdoors to acquire the orienteering skills essential for their final expedition. Although the weather had been good for the last month, the night before … Continue reading

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James Bond Composer Dies

“With great sadness, his family reveal his death on the 30th January, 2011.” Sadly, James Bond composer John Barry has passed away, aged 77. He suffered a fatal heart attack in New York and his family today announced they were … Continue reading

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Meldrum’s Got Talent

This year Meldrum Academy is holding Meldrum’s Got Talent to raise money for Comic Relief.   Eager pupils were seen singing, dancing, piano playing and throwing a Diablo. But were they any good? Well, some of the senior boys sang … Continue reading

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Hollywood Heroine Liz Taylor Dies aged 79

  Screen Star Elizabeth dies of congestive heart failure. Hailed by many as the last Hollywood great, the world was shocked to find Taylor had passed away on Wednesday morning. The star will be best remembered for her eight marriages, … Continue reading

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BBC News Group & First Click

On October 7, 2010, Meldrum AcademyBBC News Group took part in a workshop to help members of the public to use computers as part of the BBC First Click campaign – a campaign hoping to help the eldery gain confidence … Continue reading

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Dancing on Ice

Dancing on ice started on the 9th of January 2011.  It is a show in which Jane Torvill, Christopher Dean and Karen Barber are teaching 16 celebrities to Ice Skate, whilst their performance is judged by Jason Gardener, Robin Cousins … Continue reading

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