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Change of bus for Mearns school route

A Mearns councillor has spoken of his delight at the news that from this month the Auchenblae to Mearns Academy bus route will be operated by a 70-seat single deck instead of the previous double decker.

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Mackie set for Rock event

Mackie set for Rock event

Mackie Academy’s Rock Challenge team got help from a local removal firm as they prepared for the forthcoming event.

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The aim of the competition is to engage pupils in the potato-growing process

Pupils getting to know their potatoes

Four Mearns primaries are taking part in a project to grow potatoes.

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Macphie chairman Alastair Macphie with Mearns Academy S1 pupils

Firm’s technology donation

Local food ingredients manufacturer Macphie is donating technology equipment worth more than £8,000 to Mearns Academy in Laurencekirk.

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Lindsey McKinnon who works for Early Years Scotland.  (Photograph by Martin Shields)

Shape our children’s worlds with a career in early learning and childcare

There’s more to childcare than just building sandcastles, making dens, or doing some glitter painting…

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Kyle Mair, from Stonehaven, who took a top award at NESCol's annual ceremony.

Awards for top apprentice

A Stonehaven apprentice has taken two top awards for construction crafts and plumbing students.

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Mackie fundraisers received a �250 donation from Stonehaven and District Lions Club

Rock Challenge target

Senior pupils at Mackie Academy are already gearing up for next year’s Rock Challenge.

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What could your potential earnings be?

Study reveals the uni courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Studying medicine and dentistry will make you the richest after university with graduates earning an average of £46,700 according to new research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies.

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Exchange students looking for hosts

Exchange students looking for hosts

After another successful year of Stonehaven and the Mearns warmly welcoming French and Spanish school students, organisers are now looking ahead to 2018.

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Does your school have a budding Dickens who could write the next Christmas classic?

Prizes on offer for new Christmas classic

Children from across Scotland are getting in the Christmas spirit early to try and win £1,500 for their school.

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Brekkie Club is top of the class

Brekkie Club is top of the class

A breakfast club at Lairhillock Primary School has achieved national recognition after being named the best breakfast club in Scotland in the Kellogs Breakfast Club Awards.

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Mackie triumphs in mock trials

Mackie triumphs in mock trials

Pupils from Mackie Academy took part in a court room drama of their own on last month.

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Bourtree Pre-school group thank you for donation

Bourtree Pre-school group thank you for donation

Bourtree Pre-School is a parent run pre-school group providing Early Years Education to children between ages 2 -5 years based in Portlethen.

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Edible trails project for Royal Burgh

Edible trails project for Royal Burgh

Community group Brighter Bervie was joined by representatives from the Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH) for a visit to Bervie School recently.

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With limited spaces available, schools from across the North-east are being invited to sign up before the deadline of October 13.

Science event to inspire the heroes of tomorrow

Curious youngsters from across Scotland will have the chance to experience the weird and wonderful applications of science thanks to the Science Museum, London who are special guests at this year’s Heroes of Tomorrow programme.

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Alex Johnstone Memorial Trophy

Alex Johnstone Memorial Trophy

In December last year, Alex Johnstone, a long serving Conservative MSP for the North East, died after a short illness.

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Pupils learn how the heart works as part of the initiative.

Schools workshop competition

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is offering schools across the UK the chance to win a unique fun-filled workshop with a BHF-funded researcher to inspire pupils to learn about how their hearts work.

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