Weekly Update 07/12/18

German Exchange

On Monday evening we said farewell to our group of visitors from Oberschule Ebersbach. They really enjoyed being a part of the school, participating in lessons as well as visiting a few of the local areas and a visit to Edinburgh.  Many thanks go to the parents and their KHS children who welcomed the German visitors into their homes and gave them a true sense of hospitality.  Thanks also to KHS staff who organised special lessons and those who supported the various trips.  After Christmas we will begin to organise our return visit.

Xmas Socials

S1-S3 Tuesday 18th December 7.00pm - 9.00pm Tickets £6.00

S4-S6 Thursday 20th December 7.00pm - 10.00pm Tickets £8.00

Tickets will be on sale from next week at break and lunch by the S6 Events Committee

Bingo Night 10/12/18

The S6 Prom Committee are hosting a fundraising Bingo Night on Monday 10th December at 7.00pm in the Assembly Hall. Free entry and there will be refreshments available. We hope you will be able to come along to support us.

S5/6 Parents’ Evening - Tuesday 11th December

Pupils were been issued with letters regarding the above Parents Evening, copies were also been emailed home.  There is also a copy below if required.  The letter gives you details to access the online booking system to make the necessary appointments.

KHS Christmas Concert 13/12/18

The annual Christmas Concert is being held on Thursday 13th December 2018 at 7.00pm in the Assembly Hall.  Tickets can be purchased from the School Office or Browns Newsagents.  Tickets cost £5 for adults and £3.50 for concessions.  Poster attached below.

Xmas Jumper / Accessories Day 14/12/18

On Friday 14th December we are having a Xmas jumper / accessories day.  If you do not have a jumper you can wear a hat, scarf or anything else xmassy that you have.  If you do not have anything you can borrow something from Mrs Waldie in the SfL Kitchen from 8.30am on Friday.  Please pay a £1 donation to your Register Teacher and all funds raised will go to Save the Children.  Please note this is not a non-uniform day, you must wear your school uniform underneath your jumper.

S3 Battlefields Experience 2019

The second instalment for the above trip is now OVERDUE.  Please make payments via ParentPay or to the School Office.  Cheques should be made payable to Kelso High School.

Borders College

Any pupil studying Construction or Motor Vehicle are reminded that they must bring their PPE to college every week and this includes your boots.  Your attendance at college is essential to ensure you pass all modules by the end of the year.  Please see Miss Roden if you have any questions.

College Pupils – Bus Passes

ALL pupils must have a pass to enable them to travel on the College bus.  Drivers will be checking passes and travel will not be allowed to pupils who do not have one.  If you do not have a pass please get a temporary one from Mrs Malcolm in Reprographics to allow you to attend College.  Replacement passes will then be ordered from SBC.

Opportunity for S5 - Right Skills Right Job

The remaining session will take place in room 2017 during period 5, on the following dates:

Wednesday 9th December - Preparing for Interviews (working with our Business Partners to prepare you for job/college/Uni interviews)

We want to encourage as many of our S5’s to take up these opportunities - get the dates in your diary! #DYW #beprepared #rightskills #rightjob  

See Miss Roden if you have any questions.

Kelso High School Memories 1939 - 2017 Book

The above book detailing the story of the old Bowmont Street building is now available to buy, the cost is £10 each.  Copies are available from the School Office.  If required copies of the book can be posted out at an additional cost of £3.00 for postage and packaging.  Payment is required upfront and cheques should be made payable to Thomas Maconochie KHS Trust.

KHS Canteen w/c 10/12/18






Traditional Favourites

Macaroni Cheese,

Curried Chicken Pasta or Fish Goujons

Pasta Carbonara, Roast Beef or Pasta Roma

Fish & Chips, Chicken Goujons, Vegetable Puff or Salmon Fish Finger

Chicken Korma,

Quorn Tikka, Chicken Tikka or Lamb Madras

Hot Sandwiches

Tandoori Chicken or Onion Rings

Chicken Tikka or Vegetable Nuggets

Chicken Fajitas or Oriental Vegetable Fajitas

Chicken Poppers or Vegetable Nuggets

Cold Sandwiches

Cheese Savoury, Chicken & Mayo, Coronation Chicken or Roast Beef

Cheese Savoury, Chicken & Mayo, Coronation Chicken or Roast Beef

Cheese Savoury, Chicken & Mayo, Coronation Chicken or Roast Beef

Cheese Savoury, Chicken & Mayo, Coronation Chicken or Roast Beef

Readymade Sandwiches

Ham, Cheese, Tuna or Egg

Ham, Cheese, Tuna or Egg

Ham, Cheese, Tuna or Egg

Ham, Cheese, Tuna or Egg


Five Cheese



Five Cheese



Five Cheese



Five Cheese



Soup of the Day

Soup of the day

Soup of the day

Soup of the day

Soup of the day

Also available every day:  Pizza and Baked Potatoes

Gluten Free options also available.

All these meals can always be ordered early in the day or on the day before as a Grab and Go to save pupils waiting at lunchtime.

Job / Apprenticeship Opportunities



Xmas Concert 13/11/18 Poster

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