RHS success at Renfrewshire Council’s Inspired annual art competition – with winners across S1-3 (Billy Boyd, Adham Salama, Mia Failes, Kelly Bain, Lauryn Reid and Zara Quinn). Pupil entries across the region will be on display at Tannahill Centre, Paisley until April.
The school celebrated LGBT history month with a range of events taking place across departments – culminating in a Purple Friday party that raised lots of money for LGBT Youth Scotland, with face painting, dress yourself in purple clothes day and a purple smoothie/bake sale. A big thanks to Mrs Speirs who hosted an all staff LGBT training workshop and organised a host of activities to raise awareness LGBT history month across the school in February.
RHS Modern Languages department celebrated Languages Week Scotland at the beginning of the month with a series of workshops and activities designed to promote and engage young people with the benefits of foreign language study. Events included an S3 trip to a Glasgow tapas restaurant, year group quizzes and treasure hunt competitions, crepe making classes and P7 language workshops across RHS cluster primaries. Congratulations to Madame Bewick, Monsieur Sagnier et Monsieur Carozza for cooking up a tasty week!
The school library welcomed Glasgow Women’s Library to RHS to celebrate Paisley Book Festival’s Radical Voices, Rebel Stories programme of events – with a workshop focused on women’s suffrage movements of the early 20th century. A group of S1/2 witnessed the history of suffragettes campaign for the right to vote through a series of animated clips and archival material brought along from Glasgow Women’s Library.
Striking up a Chord
The annual Open Mic night saw some shooting stars take to the stage. An excellent line-up of pupils and staff alike struck up a chord to to help raise funds for the RHS Malawi 2020 trip.