A Word from Mrs Ingham, Head Teacher

24 March 2017

Kudos to Findlay Wallace for his dedication to his music both inside and outwith school. He is the youngest member of Dalkeith and Monktonhall Brass Band and, last week, he went to the Scottish Brass Band Association Championships at Perth with the band where they pulled out a fantastic performance to win second place in their section, securing a place at the British Championships in Cheltenham in September. Findlay's Band recently played a concert at St Mary's, Haddington in support of East Lothian Talking Books and soon hopes to be performing in the town again - although that might need to be a fundraising concert to offset costs of attending the Cheltenham finals!

Hearty congratulations go to Abbi Robertson in S6, who has secured this year’s Aubigny Twinning Scholarship. This means that Abbi will get the chance to spend an extended period in Aubigny, working in the town and getting to know that area of France a bit better. I know that this is often a life-changing experience for our youngsters and I would like to thank the Twinning Association for all their hard work in bringing this to fruition.

Last Friday a number of our young people attended the East Lothian Saltire Awards Evening at the Corn Exchange. It’s a great night and a fantastic opportunity to recognise the volunteering contribution that our youngsters make to the community. Unfortunately the Volunteering Hours Competition was won by Musselburgh Grammar, but we are working hard to make sure that the shield comes back to Knox Academy next year.

Last Saturday, two of our pupils took...

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