Weekly Update 29/09/17

Pupil Parliament Nominations S2-S6

Nominations are now invited from Pupil, Parents and Staff for KHS Pupil Parliament.

We are looking for someone who has the following qualities:

  • Able to work well in a team as well as on your own.
  • Be a good communicator, in their own style
  • Able to take on board the views of others
  • Able to respect other group members and be able to work with others in a way that doesn’t judge or discriminate
  • Able to meet deadlines
  • Enthusiastic, willing to learn, and genuinely committed to improving the lives of others

To nominate please use the following link:


Nominations close on Wednesday 4nd October.

KHS Memories Project

When the High School moves to its new site at Angraflat later this year, the present Kelso High School building will close.  No decision has yet been taken about its future.  However there will be a number of events to mark the closure of this iconic and much-loved building.  Please see flyer attached below with all the details.

Border Ice Rink

A reminder that Ice Skating starts again on Sunday 1st October at 2.45pm and the café will be open.  All welcome.


We would like to extend a huge thank you to all parents and supporters of school hockey for their efforts with the Kelso Races fundraiser this week.  All donations were fully appreciated and helped us to raise nearly £900, which is a huge boost to our efforts to ensure a full season of fixtures, home and away. Thank you all!

Equestrian - Dressage Results

Very well done to our 3 riders who represented us at the NSEA dressage qualifier at ISEC at the weekend:

Prelim 13 - 4th Morgan Darrie on Willow

Novice - 6th Jodie Darrie on Bellindene Franklyn

Team - 3rd Jodie Darrie, Morgan Darrie & Molly Howlett on Strathbell Irish Promise)

Well done to them all!


Some KHS young cyclists recently participated in the Scottish Borders U18 Mountain Bike Cross Country at Selkirk.  Overall KHS were second in the high school category.  Well done to all involved.  Please follow the below link to an article in the Southern Reporter with more details.

Kelso 16/17s Football Report

This week, Kelso travelled to play the unbeaten, reigning champions Duns.  Pre-match photos were taken in front of the new stand at New Hawthorn Park of both teams and high quality pictures were taken during the game, they are available to see on Duns FC’s Facebook page.

Kelso started well, applying the pressure on the Duns back line and had a couple of early corners.  Apart from that, there wasn’t any other happy moments in the game for the visitors as Duns ran out 6-0 winners.  There was a couple of good individual performances in the away side but, no-one can do it on their own.  Kelso will hope to bounce back from this very disappointing defeat when they face Lauder away from home on Sunday and get their Season up and running.  Report by Rhys Lawrence (S5)  Team photo attached below.

Back Row: Left to Right: Robbie Scott (Coach), Oliver Fairnington, Lewis Finlay, Josh Abbott, Rhys Lawrence, Morgan Thompson, Jake Douglas, Dwain Paterson, Wayne Lawrence (The Gaffer)

Front Row: Left to Right: Mark Scott, Mikey Kavannagh, Ryan Mann, Robbie Findlay, Ben Purcell

KHS Canteen w/c 02/10/17






Traditional Favourites

Macaroni Cheese


Chicken Burger

Roast Beef


Cheese & Salmon Flan

Chicken Curry


Vegetable Curry

Fish Fingers


Cheese and Ham Slice

Hot sandwiches

BBQ meatballs


Sweet and Sour Stir Fry

Poached Egg & Black Pudding


Chicken & Garlic Mushrooms

Shredded Beef and Red Pepper


Cheesy Vegetables

Beef Burgers


Sweet Quorn & caramelised Onions

Cold Sandwiches




Cheese & Tomato


Brie and Celery Salad


Turkey Mayo

Salmon & Salsa Dressing


Corned Beef & Tomato



Brie & salad

Ready Made Sandwiches

Ham, Cheese, Tuna or Egg

Ham, Cheese, Tuna or Egg

Ham, Cheese, Tuna or Egg

Ham, Cheese, Tuna or Egg

Soup of the day


Tomato & Herb



Also available every day:  Pizza and Baked Potatoes.  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



Kelso 17s Team Photo

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