Weekly Update 10/10/2019

School Holiday – Friday 11th October 2019

Please note KHS is closed tomorrow for a casual holiday.  Each Learning Community is allocated 2 casual holidays during each session for pupils and staff.  KHS is in the Cheviot Learning Community so have agreed our casual holidays to be taken tomorrow and Wednesday 19th February 2020.  Full details of school holidays can be found on the SBC website using the below link:
https://www.scotborders.gov.uk/info/20009/schools_and_learning/621/term_holiday_and_closure_dates

KHS Website

Our brand new website is live! There will be more to add in due course! https://www.kelsohighschool.org.uk/

Fundraiser for The Doddie Weir Foundation

Bradley and Aidan have done a fantastic job organising a fundraising raffle for The Doddie Weir Foundation. Well done boys for such a great effort. We have been learning about teamwork, trust and making a difference. The picture shows Aidan and Bradley handing over a cheque for £80.37. Throughout the month of October, the Co-op on Roxburgh Street is continuing fundraising for The Doddie Weir Foundation #PRIDE

Charity Begins At Home

Located on Bridge Street in Kelso. Please visit and support your local charity shop where proceeds go to support local groups including Kelso High School. The shop contains a variety of quality clothing, china, glass and books. Please pop along for a browse!

Lost Property

There has been a significant amount of lost property left in the School Office. This will be cleared out during the holidays and taken to Charity Begins At Home if left unclaimed.

KHS Swimming News

5 KHS pupils attended the Hearts Premier Meet on 5th /6th October.

  • Andrew Lawson (S3) swam in 7 events achieving GOLD in each one and securing the Best 13 year old boy trophy
  • Sam Grainger (S2) – GOLD in 50 breaststroke & BRONZE 50 freestyle
  • Bronwen Payne (S1) – BRONZE  in 50 backstroke & BRONZE 50 breaststroke
  • Jessie Norris(S2) – pb’s in all of her 4 events
  • Ellie Mackenzie (S1) – pb’s in both of her events

Job Opportunity for School Leavers

BAH Cleaning Services are looking for someone aged 16+ to train up and work as a cleaner. The ideal person must be hard working, willing to work, reliable and trustworthy. Please phone 07867 943650 to enquire.

KHS Canteen w/c 22/10/19

  TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY
Scottish Favourites Roast Beef Dinner, Haggis with Turnips and Potatoes or Vegetarian Sausages with Mashed Potatoes Curry Day Fish & Chips, Chicken Chow Mein or Cheese Omelette with Chips
Hot Sandwiches Cook’s Choice or Panini Cook’s Choice or Panini Cook’s Choice or Panini
Cold Sandwiches Selection of Cold Sandwiches Selection of Cold Sandwiches Selection of Cold Sandwiches
Jacket Potato Cheese, Beans or Salad Bar Cheese, Beans or Salad Bar Cheese, Beans or Salad Bar
Pizza/Pasta Cheese Pizza or Pasta King Cheese Pizza or Pasta King Cheese Pizza or Pasta King
Soup Tomato Sweet Potato and Chilli Chicken Noodle

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

https://www.scotjobsnet.co.uk/browse-jobs/scottish-borders/

http://apprenticeshipsinscotland.com/?s=&location=scottish+borders&ptype=job_listing&latitude=&longitude=&full_address=&north_east_lng=&south_west_lng=&north_east_lat=&south_west_lat=&radius=0

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