December Newsletter Final 2020 | Page 2

Issue Number 10 | December 2020
Activities week . Total fundraising for the session so far stands at almost £ 6000 and I am truly grateful for your ongoing support . Our recent reward afternoon was a great success and S1 students enjoyed a festive treat , kindly donated by the Parent Council and the Ice-cream Factory in Troon .
Dear parents / carers ,
It gives me great pleasure to share with you our Christmas 2020 newsletter , produced by our talented student news team and featuring many of the activities our students and staff have been involved in over the last term . I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the staff in school for their hard work and commitment during this difficult term and to say a huge well done to all our students who have again ‘ stuck with it ’ even when times have been tough .
Our S6 Leadership teams have been the driving force behind school fundraising efforts and have shown great organisation and creativity in ensuring ‘ Covid safe ’ activities . Events have included the Sponsored Walk , Children in Need Day , South Ayrshire Foodbank collection , the Night Before Christmas Campaign , Christmas Jumper Day and Christmas
The first ever Marr College Virtual Christmas Concert is now ‘ live ’ on YouTube and provides an opportunity for us to showcase the musical talents of our students and staff . You can watch the concert online here https :// youtu . be / zpvlYBDpnjY . There is no ticket cost this year and if you feel you can , please consider a donation to West FM ’ s Cash for Kids via www . justgiving . com / fundraising / m arrcolmusic . Sincere thanks to the Music Department who have worked exceptionally hard to produce the virtual concert .
Once again , thank you to all parents and carers for your continued support and well wishes during this challenging time . I hope that you are able to enjoy the festive break and look forward with hope for the opportunities 2021 may bring .
Merry Christmas from everyone at Marr College .
George Docherty Head Teacher