Month: November 2017

Pupils attend Safe Drive Event

On Monday 6 November S5 pupils were accompanied by Miss Orr and Mr Christie to the Safe Drive Stay Alive event in Aberdeen. Representatives from the emergency services recalled their experiences from a Road Traffic Accident involving 4 young people and explained the consequences for each of them. The presentations from the professionals was supported […]

Remembrance Ceremonies

The whole school gathered at break time on Friday 10 November to listen to the Headmaster recount some of the sacrifices that were made and the unfortunate lives that were lost during war including former pupils of Lathallan School. Everyone observed a 2 minute silence at 11am. On Sunday 12 November the school Pipe Band […]

Community Chess Project

The School has started a Community Chess Project. This term the school pupils have played chess at Johnshaven Lifeboat House with pupils from Johnshaven Primary School on Friday afternoons, this will continue until the Christmas break. The school hopes to play a different primary school each term. The project hopes to help more pupils at local […]

Triple Win for Junior Piper!

The North of Scotland branch of the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association held its annual solo piping and drumming competition on Saturday 4 November at the Gordon Schools, Huntly. Liam Brown and Ailsa Kinkead, accompanied by drumming tutor Scott Niven, attended the competition along with around 80 competitors from pipe bands across the north of […]

Día de los Muertos

The S1 pupils enjoyed hearing about the Mexican tradition of Día de los Muertos this week. The pupils learned that it happens over three days 31 October and the 1 and 2 November. On these dates, the Mexicans believe that the gates between our world and the world of the dead open up and the souls […]