Troon Together would like to find out your views about improving our community. Please complete the survey at https://bit.ly/2KIv06v. Paper copies are also available from the school office. Thank you.
Marr Musical Theatre presents ‘Grease’ – and opening night is less than a week away!
Starring a host of S1 to S6 singing, dancing and acting talent, don’t miss this story of teen romance with the best songs from the 1978 movie.
‘Greased Lightning’, ‘Sandy’, 'Hopelessly Devoted to You’, ‘We Go Together’ and ‘You’re the One that I Want’ will take you back to those heady high school days.
There will be a live band, under the Musical Direction of Miss Kirsty Walker, with choreography devised by the company and our amazing dance troupe.
There will be a Tuck Shop – and interval refreshments to purchase on the evening to raise funds for future productions.
School ties are available to purchase from ‘Ayrshire Schoolwear’ in Kilmarnock. They have Marr stock in store. Price £5.50 or £5.99 for longer length. We encourage all pupils to wear their school tie as part of school uniform.
Parental Information Event
Thursday 21 February – Ayrshire College, Riverside Building, between 5.00pm and 7.00pm
Curriculum experts will be available to speak to parents, pupils, teachers about the content of school college courses, full time courses and progression pathways.
The link to book onto the event https://schoolinformationevenings.eventbrite.co.uk or http://www1.ayrshire.ac.uk/schools/
Marr College Careers & Options Evening – Wednesday 6th February 18.00-20.00
The programme and list of over thirty businesses/organisations who will be participating in our Careers Evening on Wednesday 6th February can be found below. We hope that as many students and parents can attend as possible. Please register for your free tickets using the link: https://marrcareers.eventbrite.co.uk or scan the QR code at the bottom of the page with your mobile device.
Teachers from curricular areas will be in attendance to give advice on subjects and option choices.
Colleges, universities, partner organisations and businesses (see full list below)
Assembly Hall Presentations
Aidan McIntyre (GE Caledonian Apprentice Mentor)
Keynote speech - Moving into work
Careers in Fashion Industry
Emma McNeil & Alan Mills
Careers in Education/Teaching
Roddy Campbell & Isla Cummins (GSK)
Careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Sarah Gifford (Skills Development Scotland – Careers Coach)
Application forms/Interview techniques
Coffee available from S3&S4 students in barista area (donations requested)
Businesses/Organisations/Career Areas Attending (in Learning Plaza’s)
We are delighted to confirm the timetable for supported study for S4, 5 and 6 ahead of the final SQA examination diet which commences 25 April 2019. We would be most grateful if parents would discuss this with your son/daughter and encourage them to attend supported study as often as possible. Please click the image below to view the timetable.
Marr College will be offering a weekly Friday morning breakfast club, open to all S1-3 students, beginning 18th January 2019. Full details including a travel arrangement form to be returned to school can be found on our letters page or by clicking here.
The date of our next Non Uniform Day has been changed to the 22nd February 2019. The chosen charity for this day is LGBT+. An updated copy of the parent calendar, which includes events happening in school, has been uploaded to reflect this change and can be downloaded here.
I would like to invite you to the next meeting of Marr College Parent Council on Wednesday 9th January at 7pm in the Meeting Room.
The Agenda, Minutes of last meeting and HT report for January can be accessed on the Parent Council page.
Upcoming Event Needing Helpers
See you Wednesday,
Marr College Parent Council Secretary
Pupils and Parents may have noticed departments advertising activites for our Reward Afternoon over on Twitter. Over the past 8 weeks pupils have been focused in school to ensure they do not recieve any referrals and can attend one of the many awards on offer. Guidance staff will meet soon and annouce those eligible this week. Pupils should then use next week to sign up to one of the activites offered throughout the departments.
Enjoy the afternoon everyone.
Click here to see our term dates. Full details of opening and closing times will be published in this blog.
Click on the image below to view the parent calendar for 2018-2019. (pdf) (updated Jan 2019)