Weekly Update 01/10/2021

S6 Head Team Update

This week was the second week of the ‘See Me’ training. The committee enjoyed their training, grasping a greater understanding of their role around supporting mental wellbeing. Once everyone has completed their training will be given a badge so pupils will be able to point them out in the school. They have one more training session left, with plans to next week go into the senior classes and introduce themselves and talk about what they plan to do.

Our Seniors continue to study hard in preparation for our first assessment window that will be held in December.

We have lots of exciting plans for after the October holidays and looking forward to putting these into action.

Have a great weekend.

Head Team.

Celebration Success

Congratulations to Mr Stirling’s stars of the month! ⭐️👏 Throughout September these pupils have really displayed the values of KHS and gone above and beyond in their maths lessons.

S1 Maths

S1 pupils have enjoyed using Manga High in maths to consolidate their learning through interactive activities and games. A few gold medals were earned along the way!🏅  This is a great online resource that our Parent Council very kindly agreed to support financially.

Community Impact Committee – Food Bank

Next week – Monday 4th to Thursday 6th October, there will be a collection for Kelso Food Bank. A box will be placed at the office where donations can be dropped off. Please make sure that all items are dried or canned and are in date. They are currently short of tinned soup, tinned potatoes, jam and cereal. Any donations would be greatly appreciated.     

S3 House Captains 

We are looking for an S3 house captain to represent their house throughout the year.

You will be working with the S6 house captains to promote the house system to help plan and motivate others to participate in house events.

You need to be committed, able to communicate well with others and be able to give feedback and ideas from S1, S2 and S3.

You will have until the 19th of October to apply for this role, then the S6 house captains will then go through your applications and on the 25th of October the S3 house captains will be announced!

If any questions come and speak to the S6 house captains;

Teviot – Daniel Burn

Kale – Alex Rutherford

Bowmont – Ruth Morgan

Parent Council Lottery Draw – September 2021

The numbers drawn were 11, 12 and 18

Unfortunately there was no winner this month.

The prize fund of approximately £700 will roll over and be drawn at the end of October.  

To be in with a chance to win please download and complete the application form – Good Luck!!

National technologies network – Link to SCOTSOFT 2021 conference for teachers, learners and parents

Scotsoft 2021 conference is on the 7th October and they have several sessions throughout the day aimed at parents, teachers and young people to try and inform them of the career possibilities for the next generation in the tech industry, and the help/support and skills required for these roles. 

ScotSoft 2021 Education Stream Tickets, Thu, Oct 7, 2021 at 9:00 AM | Eventbrite

Kelso Wheelers – Club Awards

The riders receiving awards at the end of season prize giving last weekend, have been members of the Juniors for a good few years now and are at the top Level.

Peyton Halliday – Most Improved Level 4

Elsa Dalziel – Great Determination Level 4

Jack Lee – Mountain Biker of the Year – this is for the whole club not just the Junior Section, Jack has progressed through all the levels, and now goes out on the adult rides as well, he takes part in all the local events. Well Deserved.

If any students would like more information on the Club and local events, details are on the Kelso Wheelers Facebook page.

Canteen Menu

Main 1Macaroni Cheese with Garlic Bread Mixed SaladSpaghetti Bolognaise Mixed SaladChicken Korma with Rice and Poppadoms Mixed SaladFish and Chips Peas
Main 2Chicken Sausages in Gravy with Mashed Potatoes VegetablesSteak Pie with Roast Potatoes VegetablesChicken Tikka with Rice and Poppadoms Mixed SaladQuorn Sausages with Chips Peas
Main 3Turkey Meatballs in a Tomato Sauce with Spaghetti Pasta Mixed SaladCheese and Tomato Quiche with Roast Potatoes VegetablesVegetable Curry with Rice and Poppadoms Mixed SaladChicken Paella Mixed Salad
Soup & BreadTomato SoupLentil SoupSweet Potato and ChilliChicken Noodle
Cold SandwichesCheese, Tuna, Chicken, EggCheese, Tuna, Chicken, Egg, Roast BeefCheese, Tuna, Chicken, Egg,Cheese, Tuna, Chicken, Egg
Hot SandwichesVeggie Fajita Or ChickenSweet Chilli Quorn or ChickenRoasted Vegetables and Mozarella or ChickenQuorn Nuggets or Chicken
Baked PotatoBeans, Cheese, Salad BarBeans, Cheese, Salad BarBeans, Cheese, Salad BarBeans, Cheese, Salad Bar
Pasta KingCook’s ChoiceCook’s ChoiceCook’s ChoiceCook’s Choice
Additional VegVegetable SticksVegetable SticksVegetable SticksVegetable Sticks
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