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Official Opening of The Patricia Davidson Library
On Friday the 23rd of March, our newly named school library was officially opened by it’s namesake. Retired Librarian, Mrs Davidson attended the opening ceremony with her husband and former librarian colleagues. Acting Deputy Rector, Mrs Paterson gave a short speech with pupils and members of staff in attendance.
Thursday 22nd March was semi-
Following on from a previous four consecutive wins , the game started surprisingly shaky for Banchory with Alford playing the better football. However, the quality within the boys saw them manage to enter half time at 3-
S2 Aberdeenshire Cup Run -
Our most sincere thanks to Run Balmoral for their generous Sports Bursary. As a result, we now have long sleeved running tops for the entire club. The tops not only look great but we feel more united as a club.
BA Girls Running Club
Run Balmoral Sports Bursary 2018
Run Balmoral Award
Congratulations to Banchory Academy pupils on receiving the award for highest number of entries from a secondary school at Run Balmoral last Saturday.
The award was presented by councillor Anne Stirling, Aberdeenshire Education and Children's Services Committee.
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Congratulations to S5 pupil Eilidh Campbell on winning the Aberdeenshire Young Female Sports Person of the year Award for her participation in Orienteering.
Eilidh is the leading competitor in her class in Britain. She often wins races by large margins, her fitness and mental approach to racing is very impressive. Eilidh made her first International selection at the European Youth Championships in Slovakia finishing 11th in the sprint race. Her season has been affected by injury, however she has already started training again in preparation for the new season.
Aberdeenshire Young Female Sports Person of the Year
This years S1 Writefest was a very well attended event at Woodend Barn, celebrating various "Space" themed pieces of writing by all the S1 pupils. Each class presented their work very confidently and professionally, as well as raining money for Fairybox a local charity raising money to bring toys to children in hospital. Thanks also to the S3 pupils who ran the refreshments stall.
S1 Writefest 2018
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