Month: June 2017

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Pupils win 3rd place in Blue Toon Regatta

India and Jack in S3 competed in the Blue Toon Regatta recently in Peterhead. They both acquitted themselves very well, coming joint second in the Topper Class. Although the school’s trophy was won by Ellon, which had a very strong team of four, and second place was given to Banff Academy whose entrants are both […]

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Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Qualifier

Recently pupils in S3 returned from their Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Qualifier expedition which took place in Strathdon. Pupils in cycling and walking groups completed a circular expedition covering a variety of terrain – some quite challenging for the cyclists with many river crossings. The groups started or finished at Corgarff Castle going on to Inchrory […]

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Liam performs for HRH the Duke of Rothesay

Liam Brown, S3 was the youngest piper in a 30-strong team from the National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland invited to perform at a special event hosted by HRH Duke of Rothesay (Prince Charles) at Buckingham Palace on 21 June. The event celebrated the renovation work of the Princes Trust at Dumfries House, Ayrshire. 10 years […]

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Pipe Band play at Royal Highland Show

The pipe band travelled to Edinburgh yesterday to play at the Royal Highland Show. The band played at the President’s luncheon in ‘Aberdeenshire Village’ and were even spotted by BBC 1 programme Landward who may be featuring them on Friday at 7.30pm or Sunday at 1.15pm!

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Phoebe scores place in U17 Scotland Netball Team

Phoebe Verstralen has been selected for the Scotland Netball U17 Long Squad for the forthcoming season. Phoebe started playing netball when she joined Lathallan and has worked exceptionally hard to initially be selected for the District team and then for the Performance Squad and then finally for the National Squad. Well done Phoebe!

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Whole School United Nations Day

On Thursday 15 June the school held a whole school United Nations Day. The day was organised by our Head of Business Management, Mr Fernandez and the Senior pupils who are part of our MUN Team. The day began with a procession of Junior School pupils accompanied by their form tutors with their country’s flag. […]

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Mr Page’s Retirement Tea Party

Thank you to all of the Old Lathallians, former staff and friends of the school who came along to Mr Page’s Tea Party on Saturday afternoon. Mr Page was very pleased to see so many of you there! Thank you to those who could not attend but shared with us their memories of Mr Page. […]

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Duke of Edinburgh Silver

Pupils in S5 went to the Cairngorms recently as part of their training for their Silver Duke of Edinburgh Award. They started from the Hayfield and made their way t the first camp – at The Saddle above Loch Avon.  Th next day pupils climbed Cairngorm 1250m in the morning after breakfast, they then went […]