Do you feel that your mind never slows down and you are constantly juggling a million different thoughts and worries? Have you been considering mindfulness, but are not user what it is all about? This introductory course may be for you. It is free for people who meet Ayrshire College fee waiver conditions.
Our Marr's Dragon Final took place on Monday 21st May. Eight teams made up of pupils from S1 took part and presented their product ideas to a panel of 4 judges made up of local business people: Claire O’Donnell (The Herbary), Alison Braddick (West Coast Accelerator), Gordon Sutherland (GE Caledonian) and Lisa Anderson (Anderson HR). Students went above and beyond with some groups creating examples of social media pages, websites and advertisements…one group even baked a cake! All of the students involved did a fantastic job and were an asset to the school.
After much deliberation the judges decided on the top 3 teams:
3rd place - “Snacket” who were praised for their marketing and use of celebrity endorsement.
2nd place - “Envirobin” who demonstrated excellent presentation skills; the judges liked their idea for a solar powered bin that would automatically separate your recycling for you.
1st place - Clickk with their product “The Phen” which is a pen/mobile phone, you write using the pen and it transforms your writing into a text or email. The team had worked hard on their pitch creating their own website using html code, a plan for a billboard, a newspaper article and a mock-up of their solar powered charging case.
Well done to the winners and more images can be viewed on the Business Departments twitter feed @MarrBusiness
Tickets are now available online for the Marr Musical Theatre summer show.
This year, the group of students from S1 to S6 will perform We Will Rock You.
Featuring the music of Queen, a live band, and lots of young talent!
Performance dates: Wednesday 6, Thurs 7 and Friday 9 June 2018.
Tickets £5 or £16 for family ticket (admits four)
Venue: Assembly Hall, Marr College
Buy your tickets today – don’t miss out!
GeoBus recently held a Renewable Energy event for S2 pupils to challenge them to think about how to develop an efficient and cost effective wind farm. Pupils were placed in groups and had to justify the design of their wind turbine, the location of a wind farm, then calculate the projected profits. Pupils then had the opportunity to create their own turbine blade based on their earlier design.
The event was a great success and students created their own wind turbine blades. The blades have been tested for durability. GeoBus have filmed the students wind turbine blades in action and will send video clips to the school for classes to watch.
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Our Senior Awards Ceremony will take place on Wednesday 29 August 2018, in the evening. Full details will be posted in due course.
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respectme, Scotland’s Anti-Bullying Service is offering
FREE practical workshops to adults across Scotland
Venue: Ayr Town Hall, 29 New Bridge Street, Ayr, KA7 1JX
Date: 18 April 2018
Online Safety: 10am – 12pm
Responding to Bullying: 1pm – 2.30pm
To secure a place, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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