Knox NewsPage 2
Many congratulations to Simon Simpson who was nominated for the annualJohn Lockhart Young Achiever Award and gained a runner-up prize at theceremony on Sunday 24 May in St Mary's Church. The award was started bythe Lockhart family in memory of their son, John, and is presented byHaddington Community Council to a young person (aged between 5 and 18)who has worked hard for the community; or has helped another person in thecommunity; or has had to battle against illness or personal tragedy; or who hasgained personal achievement through sheer hard work. When asked, staff
simply said that Simon “is a star” who has worked hard to achieve the best that
he can in a world that, due to his autism, can be sometimes confusing andfrustrating.Simon was delighted to get his certificate and the ceremony was part of whathas been for him a very successful Fourth Year at Knox Academy.We wish Simon well for his Fifth Year.S InghamDepute Headteacher Knox Academy has a new textile bank which you can use to recycle unwantedtextiles of any quality.
You can donate adult and children‟s clothes, paired shoes, hats, bags, belts, cur-
tains, towels and bed linen (sheets, pillow covers, duvet covers). It is important that the textiles are dry,clean and in a bag. Please do not donate soiled or wet textiles.
Knox Academy receives £300 for school funds for every tonne of textiles deposited, so getrecycling!!
N DavidsonBusiness Manager
Earlier this session four pupils from the Advanced Higher Biology class took part in a British Biologycompetition. James Turvill, Robert Watt, Hannah Mainstone and Kayleigh MacMillan represented KnoxAcademy in this highly competitive event that is open to all UK schools. One of our pupils, Kayleigh
MacMillan achieved a “Highly Commended” award. The content of the competition is based on the A
-Level course which Kayleigh hasn't completed, but using her knowledge from Advanced Higher and per-sonal reading she managed to perform extremely well. Congratulations go to Kayleigh for doing so wellin such a tough competition.G GoodBiology Department