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Work-life balance brings success for Angela

Successfully balancing the challenges of raising a young family, working and studying for a degree has paid off for Angela Williamson from Stonehaven who graduated last week from Robert Gordon University.

Education
Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is opening its exam results helpline once again on Tuesday, August 8.

Helpline to open again next month for pupils waiting on exam results

Pupils across the country will be on tenterhooks next month as they anticipate their exam results.

Education
Inverbervie Pre-school Graduation

Inverbervie Pre-school Graduation

Inverbervie Pre-School held a graduation for the children who will leave to start Primary One after the summer holidays.

Education
Some of the Global gang with Councillor Sarah Dickinson and Councillor Wendy Agnew  during their One Planet Picnic Party.

Sixth Green Flag for Millo

Mill o’ Forest Primary School in Stonehaven were rewarded for their efforts to maintain their Ec-school status recently, when they were awarded a sixth Green Flag.

Environment
Pupils enjoyed a smoothie after a shot on the GoGreen smoothie bike.

Health week at Dunnottar

Dunnottar Primary School pupils received a visit from nutritionists from Robert Gordon’s University as part of a health week at the school.

Education
Mearns Academy

Lottery funding for Mearns Academy

Mearns Academy is to receive a share of £3.8 million in National Lottery Funds.

Education
Lairhillock Primary celebrated their 10th birthday in Spring of this year.

Lairhillock School Wishing Well

Lairhillock Primary School celebrated their 10th birthday this spring and part of the celebrations involved the building of a wishing well.

Education
Dr Natalie Coull with the training tool

Cybercrime game helps train 100 officers

An innovative game co-developed by Abertay University to train police in handling digital evidence has been live tested by almost 100 officers.

Crime
Lathallan pupil Campbell Mearns

Local lad is up for award

ICT pupils in S1 and S2 at Lathallan School were given the opportunity to enter the Young Game Designers BAFTA Competition recently.

Education
Pupils scoop visit to Leader office

Pupils scoop visit to Leader office

Mackie Academy pupils, along with teacher Gerry Lock, visited the Mearns Leader office recently as part of their BBC School Reporter’s elective class.

Education
Dunnottar Primary School

Consultation into zoning of schools

A consultation into a re-zoning exercise for schools in Stonehaven is to be carried out from the end of this month.

Politics
Mill o Forest Schools Global Gang helped to arrange a school visit from the charity By the Ocean We Unite.

Mill o’ Global Gang

Mill o’ Forest School’s Global Gang helped to arrange a school visit from the charity “By the Ocean We Unite”.

Environment
Mearns Academy

Mearns teacher avoids being struck off

A Deputy headteacher who gave porn star names to dozens of sixth years at their leaving assembly has escaped striking off.

Education
Local teacher Siobhan Rynne will travel to Rwanda in July.

Local teacher to help in Rwandan schools

Local primary school teacher Siobhan Rynne has been selected to go to Rwanda as part of The Wood Foundation’s Global Learning Partnerships (GLP).

Education
from left to right, Catterline pupils Kimberley Greenshields, Hannah Boggon, Daisy Buchanan and Sammie Evans

Catterline are top of the class

Pupils from Catterline School have won a computer programming competition that will see their program run in space this month.

Education
Portlethen Academy

School trip cancelled in wake of Manchester attack

A Kincardineshire school has been praised for cancelling a trip for pupils to the Manchester area in the wake of Monday’s terrorist attack in the city.

News
Lord Lieutenant of Kincardineshire, Carol Kinghorn, acknowledged the major project work of Inverbervie, Auchenblae and Glenbervie schools, and along with pupils from the three schools, laid flowers at the grave of Hercules Linton in the Old Kirkyard in Inverbervie. 
The Lord Lieutenant and pupils are pictured with project director Dave Ramsay by the grave of Hercules Linton designer of the famous tea clipper Cutty Sark.

Hercules Linton remembered

At an event in Inverbervie on Monday (May 15), a double acknowledgement took place in relation to Hercules Linton, the designer of the famous Cutty Sark.

Arts
Pupils log masses of miles in 2017 Big Pedal

Pupils log masses of miles in 2017 Big Pedal

More than 306,000 miles by bike or scooter, have been logged by Scots school pupils during Sustrans’ Big Pedal challenge in March.

Education
The school has received a �635 donation towards books

Book donation for Cults school

Cults Primary School has received a £635 donation which will be used to purchase new books for its library.

Education
Newtonhill Pipe Band played as guests arrived

Lairhillock’s 10th birthday celebrations

Lairhillock Primary School celebrated its 10th birthday recently and they did it in style, with Newtonhill Pipe Band playing as guests arrived to help celebrate the occasion.

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