Monthly Archives: March 2011

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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