School Rugby Team Get Hands On Calcutta Cup

Members of the school rugby team were given the opportunity to have their photograph taken with The Calcutta Cup. Dominic Stewart, the Regional Rugby Development Officer for Dumfries and Galloway brought the cup into school.

Litter Pickers Help To Tidy Up The Community

S2 pupil Connor has come up with an initiative to help tidy up the community.  He is organizing a litter picker of the year challenge amongst his S2 peers. To make the challenge fun and enjoyable whilst tidy the community, the person that collects the most litter over the period of the challenge will be crowned the Champion of the …

Rugby Players Win Most Improved Award

At the recent award evening held at The Dumfries Saints Rugby Club two of our pupils received awards for their hard work. S3 pupil Craig only started playing rugby with Dumfries Saints in September. He also plays for the school team. This has not only improved his fitness but confidence as well. He was awarded U14 Most Improved Player. S2 …

Highland Dancing at the Scottish Area Finals

At the start of May, Chloe S5 competed in the Highlands and Islands Music and Dance festival in Oban on the Saturday morning at the Scottish Area Finals. She was part of a team of five other dancers representing Dumfries and Galloway. Out of twenty teams across Scotland, Dumfries and Galloway finished second overall. In last Sunday’s competition Chloe competed …

Top Scorer for U15 Queen of the South Ladies

S5 pupil Lois was presented with a trophy for being Last season’s top goal scorer for U15 Queen of the South Ladies and Girls FC.  Lois no longer plays for the team as she is now too old but goes along and supports the girls whenever she can and helps out with the younger groups at Queens.  Lois is now …

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.