Category Archives: Achievement

Chaplaincy Challenge

Hardworking S1 pupils from Ross High School were awarded for their efforts towards the Chaplaincy Challenge this month. The competition theme was ‘Swimming against the tide’ and encouraged pupils to research a famous figure who they considered to be an inspiring role model for young people because they stood up for what they believed. A selection of pupils were invited down to Tranent Parish Church to be presented with their certificates for outstanding effort and monetary gifts for first place and runners-up. The Chaplaincy Team presented the winners with a trophy and gold medals, and the runners-up with silver medals, all supplied by the Tranent Churches. The entries this year were outstanding and a credit to the young people in their first year at Ross High School. An enjoyable afternoon was had by all- well done all!

Young Scot Information

Young Scot would like to raise awareness of events and opportunities sectors throughout Scotland in their personalised ‘Things to Do’ pages on

Do you have or know of any events and/or opportunities in the coming year that young people could get involved with? If so please send them to: Caroline Davis, Dialogue Youth Co-ordinator, Musselburgh East Community Learning Centre, Haddington Road, Musselburgh, EH21 8JJ. e-mail


Also, nominations for the national Sunday Mail Young Scot Awards are open until February 24th 2016.

If you know of any inspirational young person (aged 11-25) who is making a difference by helping to have positive impact please nominate them here. It will be great to help celebrate the amazing work young people are involved in.

  • Young Hero
  • Sport
  • The Arts
  • Health
  • Volunteering
  • Unsung Hero
  • Environment
  • Community
  • Enterprise
  • Diversity
  • Excellence in Education


Holocaust Memorial Presentation


On 26th May, Mr Reynolds, Mr MacLean and Mrs Barbour were guests of honour at the presentation of an art work commemorating the Jewish children who were victims of the Holocaust during the 2nd World War. The colourful canvas was the result of a collaboration by Mrs Gollan’s English class 1Y1 after being inspired by reading The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas and hearing about her visit to Auschwitz in September 2014.

You can watch the full presentation and read more about the project here