Noblehill Primary School P6 Pupils Visit Science Department

Noblehill Primary School P6 pupils have been visiting the Science Department at Dumfries High School over the past two weeks to learn all about electricity. They started their session by spotting the hazards on electrical appliances and how to avoid being electrocuted. Ms Henry started off by giving each group a light bulb and a battery.  The aim was to …

National Soccer 7’s Tournament

On Thursday 9th May our under 15’s girls football team played the next round of the National Soccer 7’s at Palmerston park. The girls were competing against Kilmarnock Academy, Prestwick Academy and Stranraer Academy in the tournament.  The girls played extremely well and were unfortunate that they drew their final game against Stranraer Academy to not go through.

Young Farmers’ Calf Rally

During the Easter holidays Lara and Jenna took part in the Dumfries and Galloway young farmers’ calf rally. Lara was champion with her bullock The Contender and Jenna was reserve with her heifer Bombay Sapphire.

Baton Twirling Success

Fern S1, Shannon S2, Abbie S4 and Eilidh and Megan S5 attended the National Baton Twirling Championships in Crawley during the Easter holidays. Fern had two first places, two fifth places and a second place and made the final for poise.  Shannon came fifth, sixth, eighth and ninth in each of her competitions thereby making all finals.  Abbie had an …

Future Gymnastics Coach

Well done to Dani S3, who has been a young helper at DG1 leisure complex and completed her learn to coach course.  The course is for young people aged between 14-16years old that wish to help coach young gymnasts.

Gymnastics

Matthew S1 who is a member of Solway Gymnastic Club took competed in the Scottish Gymnastics Floor and Vault competition that was held in Perth on Sunday 28th April. Matthew competed in the under 12 beginners and won a Bronze medal in his category. Also at Perth, Dumfries Y Gymnastics Club attended the Regional Grades 1-4 competition.  All of the …

Dumfries High School Can Do Project Award Ceremony

On Monday 29th April it was time for the Dumfries High School can do pupils of 2019 to receive their award certificates for completing this year’s Environmental project. The ceremony was conducted by Olivia Robinson the Programme Coordinator for Can Do and Colin Smyth MSP who kindly came to present the certificates. Parents, staff and Freda Seddon from the Bat …

Shooting and First Aid competition

Jack S1 competed in the West Lowland Battalion first aid and shooting competition during a weekend in February.  The competition took place at the West Lowland HQ in Ayr and is an inter-company competition that is held every year. Jack was part of the winning first aid team who were put through various scenarios by Minden Training Group over the …

Trophee des Hauts

On Saturday 9th March Solway Eclipse competed in France in the Trophee des Hauts competition. They travelled over to Paris on the Thursday evening and were kept busy on competition day with training on the ice, in the carpark and then back to the hotel to get their makeup done.  The team came 4th in their category with an impressive …

Scottish Pipe Band Competition

S1 pupil Gregor travelled up to Inveralmond High School on Sunday 10th March, after being selected to represent Dumfries and Galloway schools pipe band at the Scottish schools piping band championships. Dumfries and Galloway Schools Pipe band won the Junior B section. They were in a section with 19 other pipe bands and had 4 judges watching their performance. They …