Latest KLB Podcast – Episode 8

The KLB podcast series has been created as part of an elective option by students who hope to share news about the school and the wider community.  This week’s episode includes an interview on the upcoming Coast to Coast walk (starts Friday 2 June) and the Shinty Sides tournament (Saturday 4 June).  The episode also contains other school and local news.

https://m.soundcloud.com/user-861900745/klb-kast-episode-8-preview

KLB Podcast – The Latest Episode

The KLB podcast series has been created as part of an elective option by students who hope to share news about the school and the wider community.  This week the group interviewed Ms Majanen and Miss Watkins following their recent appointments as permanent members of staff.  The episode also features exam and study tips as well as some local news.

https://soundcloud.com/user-861900745/klb-kast-episode-6-preview

The full episode will be on Lochbroom FM later in the week.

www.lochbroomfm.com/

Coast to Coast 17

On 2 June, senior pupils from Kinlochbervie, Golspie and Dornoch High Schools will set off from Dunrobin Castle and walk across Sutherland over a five-day period .  At Laxford Bridge, the group will be met by the Lochinver Lifeboat who will transport them to their final destination – Loch Clash in Kinlochbervie.  .

The group will be fundraising for the RNLI, the East Sutherland Rescue Service, and Friends of Sutherland Veterans.  The three schools will also benefit.

Click the link below to read or download Mr Smart’s information sheet for Kinlochbervie parents.

Coast To Coast 17

There is also a Facebook page:

http://www.facebook.com/coast2coastsutherland

You can donate either directly to the school or via the following website:

http://www.fundrazr.com/coast2coast17

 

Exam Leave 2017

The SQA exam period begins today (2 May 2017) and continues until Friday 2 June.

Click the link below to read or download the letter from Mr Smart which contains the full details of study leave.

Exam leave 2017

Pupils sitting three or more exams may take the full exam leave.  Pupils sitting fewer than three exams are expected to remain in school but are entitled to take the day off before the exam as well as the day of the exam.

The new timetable begins on Monday 29 May.

Any pupils leaving school at the end of this year will finish at the end of their last exam.

 

Teachers Appointed

Interviews for permanent teachers for 3 subjects were held last week.  We are delighted to announce that our three probationers were successful and are now members of full time staff.

name subject
Rowan Watkins Geography/Modern Studies
Sarah Lockhart Music
Heidi Majanen History/Modern Studies/Home Economics

Congratulations to all!

Battle of Arras

Two KLB history pupils (Dylan and Kian) travelled to France during the Easter break to take part in ceremonies remembering the Battle of Arras in World War 1.  They joined a total of 72 Scottish pupils from every local authority in the country as well as pupils from France and Canada.

Click below to read or download the story in the Northern Times of 28 April 2017.

Arras Trip Northern Times