Lauren McClure and 15 of her team mates competed in the British Synchronised Skating Championships 2016 (15-17th January) in the Junior B Category bringing home the Gold Medal. They skated their short programme to Elvis Presley’s ‘Little less Conversation’ and were sitting nearly 3 points clear of the other 5 competing teams. They skated the long programme to ‘Alice in Wonderland’ winning Gold. An amazing achievement and Lauren and her team will now represent their Country at the ‘Trophy Decosse’ international synchronised skating competition in Dumfries on February 12th.
Healthy Dalbeattie Students 'Pop-Up' to advise public
Tuesday 9th February, from 11 am until 1 pm, S3 Hospitality students took part in a healthy eating session in the 'pop-up' shop, Maxwell Street, Dalbeattie. After a couple of training sessions with Community Learning and Development staff the groups were confident to then take their message on to the streets of Dalbeattie. Students asked members of the public to arrange soft drinks in order of which ones contained the most sugar. This produced some interesting results.
Beat the Street is back!
Beat the Street is coming to Dalbeattie from 16th -23rd March.
Cards and maps will be delivered to all primary schools and the community very soon. S1/S2 will also be pre-registered. All community cards will be left for you to collect from Craignair Health Centre and Kinnairds. Getting close now!
Outward Bound for Dalbeattie
On Friday 18th March, pupils and teachers from Dalbeattie High set off on a trip to the Outward Bound Centre in Ullswater for the weekend. The weekend was dedicated to helping pupils build confidence, expand on their teamwork skills and their cooperation and proved very successful. The staff, at the centre, were very welcoming and friendly and it was a great experience which we would definitely embark on again.
Scottish Schools Gymnastics Finals
On Sunday the 20th of March a team of S1 students (Tia Wight, Natalie Miller, Anna Pedley and Saffron Kirkman) participated in the finals of the gymnastics vault and floor championships in Perth.
The team came in 4th which is quite an achievement because given the number of schools participating. Well done to the team for representing Dalbeattie High School so well at a national level.
Da Vinci Regional Decathlon Champions 2016
The 'Da Beattie Demons' are proud to be crowned Dumfries and Galloway Champions at the Regional Challenge Event last week. This now means that the group will be represent Dumfries and Galloway (and Scotland) at the International Decathlon Event to be held in Florence, Italy in October 2017.
Well done to the team we are very proud of you all!
Modern Languages Audit Parental Survey
We are currently conducting an audit of our Modern Languages department and we need your opinions. Please 'ctrl+click' on the link below.
The S3 Dr. Turners regional hockey championships took place on Wednesday 29th March. Seven teams competed in the girls round robin competition with Dalbeattie winning five of their games and drawing one. The final game of the tournament saw unbeaten Dalbeattie play unbeaten Annan with Annan ahead on points because of Dalbeattie’s draw. This final game was hard fought with both teams creating chances. However Dalbeattie came away 1 - 0 winners. In the boys competition, after some very close games, Wallace Hall won with Dalbeattie coming runners up.
Support for Learning Audit Spring 2017: Parents' Survey
Parents/Carers, we are currently conducting an audit of our Support for Learning Department and we need your opinions.
The survey should take around 5 or 10 minutes. Access the survey by clicking here.