This week was Mental Health Awareness Week, and the theme this year is kindness. With kindness being so important to us at MHS, now so more than ever, we cannot think of a more fitting time to share the positive news that two of our school staff, Karen Jenkins and Jackie Devonald, have been hosting various activities in their street.
Whilst following social distancing guidance they have managed to bring the community together for Bingo, singing sessions, cake sales and even getting the children of Precelly Place to take part colouring competitions.
From all the activities organised they have incredibly raised £550, which has been donated to Barlow House Surgery & Robert St Surgery.
There really is no greater generosity or sense of community than that which exists in Milford Haven (we are only a tiny bit biased!). The acts of kindness we celebrate in this post just go to show how seemingly small actions can have a huge and positive impact in the world. ❤️
Pupils and staff at Milford Haven School have shown over the years they excel at acts of kindness. Mental Health Awareness Week is shining a light on kindness, and we would like to say a huge thanks to Milford Haven Ladies Hockey Club who have recently completed a charity fundraising challenge of walking 1004 miles over 7 days. 1004 miles is the total distance the senior team have travelled this season for their away games, until COVID-19 put a stop to the season.
It has been a wonderful honour to see 27 MHS pupils take part in the challenge, together completing an astonishing 538.78 miles! MHS staff have been taking part too, and completed just over 100 miles – well done Miss Griffiths, Miss John, Miss Thyer, Mr Davies & Mr Thomas. Also, a big thank you to Miss Griffiths for updating us regularly with the figures.
The challenge was in aid of Pobl Group, a Welsh Charity working within Pembrokeshire supporting victims of domestic abuse. The club have raised an astonishing £2634 with the fundraising page still open.
This is a magnificent achievement from Milford Haven, and we are so proud of our MHS pupils and staff that have taken part in this huge act of kindness!
Thank you for joining us this week, on National Thank a Teacher Day, in saying a HUGE thank you to our teachers, school leaders, teaching assistants, and all support staff at MHS for their amazing work, not only in these challenging times but all year round.
Proud to be part of team MHS 👏
Apologies that we missed ‘Seren Yr Wythnos’ last week, to make up for it we are having a bumper edition today to celebrate two weeks of wonderful achievements by MHS pupils!
⭐️ DIAMOND HOUSE
Caityln Arran as she has made a fantastic video that was of such incredible standard it is now being utilised by an advising company in Cardiff. Cerys Jones for going above and beyond to ensure she is completing the work set, even in the subjects she finds difficult. Beth Lewis for getting her sought after acceptance into the Sutton Trust programme & Jack Little for pushing himself to achieve his best science work.
⭐️ DRAGON HOUSE
Tamzin Cooper, Dylan Coleman, Ollie Warlow and Kai Wareham for amazing work for VE Day!
⭐️ DEFENDER HOUSE
Grace James as her work is always submitted on time and is completed to a high standard. Evie Canny for working really hard in Science and completing all of her upgrades. Ryan Beavis for engaging positively with his teachers, & Ben Russell for making huge effort with his Military Prep course.
⭐️ DARING HOUSE
Zak Nicholas for excellent online work and endeavour. Elin Lloyd for working hard at home and for her excellent cake making skills. Caitlin Hawkins for her superb window art supporting the NHS and our keyworkers.