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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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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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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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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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Bill Washes Dishes For Children In Need

  On November 20, 2010, Bill Scorgie, one of the Janitors at Meldrum Academy, decided to wash over 100 dishes for Children In Need. He hoped to raise more than £100 for disadvantaged children all over the world. Bill was … 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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Woeful Meldrum Crushed by Banchory Bruisers

On the 24th of February, Meldrum Academy Rugby Football Club took on the notorious Banchory Academy Rugby side at home. The game began with a promising catch from the kick off by Jamie – an under sixteen player who decided … Continue reading

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Safe drive, Stay alive

In November, the ‘Safe Drive Stay Alive’ show in Aberdeen’s Beach Ballroom urged S5 pupils from Grampian academies to stay safe on the road. It showed all the effects car crashes have, including the effects on various people such as … Continue reading

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