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Education

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
Rebecca McQuaker.

Rebecca’s graduation double celebration

On the 5th July 2017, the University of Glasgow’s School of Interdisciplinary Studies hosted its 16th Graduation in Dumfries.

Education
Stranraer Inshore Lifeboat.

Drowning dangers are spelled out

As part of National Drowning Prevention Week, the Ryan Centre hosted Stranraer Academy S2 students to help raise awareness for the prevention of drowning.

Education
Stewart with the Joliny family

Top student Stewart gives prize to charity

Glasgow Caledonian University graduate Stewart Ward, from Newton Stewart, has been awarded the University’s top prize for journalism, and immediately donated his prize money to charity.

Education
The pupils with their new eco flag.

Plenty going on at Garlieston

Garlieston Primary School is pleased to announce that they have been awarded their fifth Eco Flag.

Education
The school saying goodbye to Mrs Linda Milligan on her retirement

Kirkcudbright teacher retires after 37 years

Pictured is the school saying goodbye to Mrs Linda Milligan on her retirement after 37 years teaching in Kirkcudbright.

Education
Just some of the record number of teaching recruits in Dumfries and Galloway.

Record number of teaching recruits

Ninety-nine new probationer teachers are to start work in Dumfries and Galloway this year, the most ever recruited by Dumfries and Galloway Council.

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
Kirkcudbright Primary with Humza Yousay and Emma Harper MSP.

Primary pupils’ song for Scotland

Primary sevens from Kirkcudbright Primary visited the Scottish parliament to sing for MSPs.

Education
Douglas Ewart were runners up in the competition

College hosts annual challenge for pupils

At the annual Schools Competition at Dumfries and Galloway College Douglas Ewart High took runner up spot.

Education
Abby Irvine with her framed plaque showing her coat of arms and the royal corgie with her coat of arms.

Abby’s design gets royal seal of approval

A primary school pupil from Galloway has won a competition to design a new Coat of Arms for the Royal Yacht Britannia.

Education
Pictured are the winning team Creetown L-R Skye Herries, Brianna Hamilton, Jade Millan & Madison Donnelly

Creetown are maths challenge winners

The Maths department at Douglas Ewart High School, ably assisted by eight junior recruits from S2 & S3, hosted the 4th annual competition for the Machars Cluster Primary Team Maths Challenge Trophy.

Education
Pupils found out about what Vikings ate and how to weave on a loom.

History comes alive for primary pupils

Primaries 1-4 enjoyed an excellent visit from Kathryn Purchase with her History Alive presentation!

Education
Stranraer Academy

Academy pupils sent home after power cut

Pupils were sent home early today (Wednesday, May 10) from Stranraer Academy after a power cut.

Education
Kirkcudbright Pre-School Group retained Eco Schools Flag status.

Green flag award for pre-school group

Kirkcudbright Pre-School Group was successful recently in renewing its Eco-Schools Green Flag Award status.

Education
The Runciman family - Roderick, Amanda, Lewis and Libby - at their Allanshaws farmhouse.

Farm secretary role more vital than ever

With the ever changing dynamics of agriculture the need for accurate and timely financial and physical records being produced to support the farming businesses has never been greater.

Business
Screenwriters/Actors Joe and Kel and producers, Andy and Ade, shared with the pupils some of their experiences in the very interesting hour long chat

Keepers film crew enjoy school visit

Wow wow wow! Once in a lifetime opportunity just happened to come our way last week.

Education
Miss Scotland Lucy Kerr has the key to Scotland's secrets

National Trust launches major recruitment drive

Families across Scotland are being handed the key to Scotland’s treasures this summer - when they join the National Trust for Scotland.

News
Wednesday 8th March
Rotary Young Technologist Competition DEHS  
  Pictured with Newton Stewart Rotary President Gordon Bennie, Dave Stewart from the Institution of Structural Engineers & Rotarian Bob Boan with the winning junior team from Kirkcudbright Acdamy Beth Taveren, Isla Ginnelly, Douglas Coperman & Stephen Dale

Young engineers show their ingenuity

Newton Stewart Rotary organised the annual Young Technologist Competition at the Douglas Ewart High School.

Education
Dog walkers are being urged to clean up after their dogs in the countryside.

Dog poo could kill livestock

NFU Scotland is urging members of the public to clean up after their dogs when walking on or near to agricultural land.

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