St Mungo’s PS – SCIAF Campaign

Schools

St Mungo’s, Aloa, 6/7 class successfully planned and led a fundraising campaign for SCIAF during Lent. They were slightly concerned that they would not be as successful as previous years as Ash Wednesday fell in our February half term and then the snow came and interrupted their initial activities. All that aside, they still managed to reschedule and change events …

Highly commended at St Thomas’, Arbroath

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Celebrations are underway in Angus as St Thomas Catholic Primary School Arbroath Pupil, Stanislaw Rakowski, received a Highly Commended award in the British Council Commonwealth Short Story competition. More than 3,000 stories from a host of Commonwealth countries around the world took part in this year’s competition on the theme of Peace. The judging panel selected the top three stories …

Kilgraston Christmas Concert

Education, Schools

Movie magic was truly in the air on Friday night when the Kilgraston girls took to the stage to perform to a sold-out Perth Concert Hall. The concert opened this year with Headmistress, Mrs Dorothy MacGinty, giving her traditional welcome speech. Staff, families, friends and of course the girls were welcomed and told of how the famous Christmas Day Truce …

News from St Modan’s H.S., Stirling

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Welcome Evening Our annual Welcome Evening was a great success this year. Fr Andrew Kingham led a beautiful Mass for over 300 guests made up of S1 pupils and their families. The theme of new beginnings, represented by the light of Christ, permeated the celebration. After Mass we had a social gathering as a community. Overall it was a wonderful …

Kilgraston visit to Greece

Schools

The annual Bluett Tour with 29 girls and five adults set off for Athens on 6 October for a week packed with culture, sun and delicious Greek food. Highlights included the temple of Athena on the Acropolis, the temple of Poseidon at Sounion, the five thousand seat theatre at Epidaurus, the original Olympic village, and the seat of the Pythian …

Mass for the Opening of St Francis PS, Dundee

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Bishop Steven is assisted by Mgr Ken McCaffrey, (left) and Fr Tom Shields (Vicar Episcopal for Education) at Mass in Our Lady of Sorrows, Fintry, celebrating the Opening of St Francis Primary School, Dundee on Wednesday 4th October. Head teacher Mr Neil Loudon, welcome Bishop Stephen and representatives of Dundee City Council. “On behalf of the new community of St …

Diocesan 6th Year Conference

Schools

Kilgraston School hosted the Diocese of Dunkeld Annual Conference for Catholic Secondary Schools. Four of the Diocesan Catholic schools participated. These were St John’s High School Dundee, St Paul’s High, Dundee and St John’s Academy, Perth. Over 200 pupils, a large number of teaching staff, six priests and two bishops came together as a community to discuss the fundamental issues …