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Hawick U18s v Peebles Colts

Saturday, March 16th, 2019
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Watch all the highlights from the recent U18s rugby game against Peebles Colts.   Commentary by Euan Welsh.

BBC Young Reporter 2019

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
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It’s 6pm – we have your news headlines for Wednesday 6 March 2019. Today we have been taking part in BBC News Young Reporter, this special episode was all written, filmed, and presented today!

Sport News – Wednesday 6 March 2019

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

This story was written as part of BBC News Young Reporter Day on Wednesday 6 March 2019.  Written by Irvine Welsh   On the 5 of March Ajax put 4 goals past Real Madrid to secure their place in the quarter finals of the champions league, stunning everyone at the Bernabeu. At the same time, […]

Pupils to receive iPads in new initiative

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

This story was written as part of BBC News Young Reporter Day on Wednesday 6 March 2019.  Written by Irvine Welsh   All pupils in Hawick high school are going to have an iPad each. Scottish Borders Council is spending 16million pounds for this project to get every pupil an iPad. So far Earlston are […]

Textiles centre to open

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

This story was written as part of BBC News Young Reporter Day on Wednesday 6 March 2019.  Written by Irvine Welsh   It’s the ‘reel’ thing! Hawick High School is getting a new textile department,  the Scottish Borders Council said it was an “important step” in creating closer links between education and the industry sector. […]

Brexit for Kids

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

This story was written as part of BBC News Young Reporter Day on Wednesday 6 March 2019.  Written by James Fobister   Brexit is an abbreviation for Britain exit, it means Britain are leaving Europe. Until 29th of March we are in the European Union. Europe is a continent of 50 countries. Brexit is like […]

Pay by cash? Not for long

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

This story was written as part of BBC News Young Reporter Day on Wednesday 6 March 2019.  Written by Irvine Welsh   A review by finance expert shows that shops will not save cash for as long as people need it. What is the problem with a cashless society? Banknotes and coins are essential for […]

This story was written as part of BBC News Young Reporter Day on Wednesday 6 March 2019.  Written by James Fobister.   Cambridge university has announced they will be opening 100 places at their university during the A level clearing process this August , this will be the first time in the history of the […]

Please find below links to course choice information for S4-S5 pupils. S3 into S4 Course Choice Booklet 2019-20 S3 into S4 Course Choice Form 2019-20

Please find below links to course choice information for S2-S3 pupils. S2 into S3 Course Choice Booklet 2019-20 S2 into S3 Course Choice Form 2019-20

Hawick High News | February 2019

Friday, March 1st, 2019
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Zoe and Connor have your Hawick High School News headlines for February 2019. See highlights from the Burns Supper, interviews with those involved in Hairspray, a look at the visit from a local artist, Careers Fair, plus more!

S3 – S4 Course Choice Information Booklets

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

Please find below links to course choice information for S3-S4 pupils. S3 into S4 Course Choice Booklet 2019-20 S3 into S4 Course Choice Form 2019-20

Hawick U18s v Melrose Wasps

Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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Watch the action from the recent rugby match at Volunteer Park 3G, Hawick U18s v Melrose Wasps. Commentary from Euan Welsh.

Hawick U18s v Ayr/Wellington

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
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Watch highlights from the recent U18s rugby game between Hawick and Ayr at the Oriam Training Complex in Edinburgh.

Hawick High School | Burns Supper 2019

Friday, February 8th, 2019
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Highlights from the 2019 Hawick High School Burns Supper.

Hawick High News – January 2019

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
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Zoe Imray and Connor Mitchell have the first news episode of 2019. In this episode it’s all about prelims, new staff and new years resolutions!

Hawick High School are excited to be hosting their annual careers fair this Thursday from 6-8pm in the assembly hall. All students and parents/carers are encouraged to attend. There will be some fantastic companies in attendance.

Hawick High School Netball vs Royal High

Saturday, January 19th, 2019
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Watch the action from the recent netball game against Royal High.

VIEW THE PRELIM TIMETABLE HERE We are now in a position to give you some very important examination dates.   Use the Calendar at the back of this booklet to create your own Prelim. Advice given to you by your subject teachers should have prepared you for these assessments.   Please remember it is your responsibility to […]

Senior Parents Evenings

Friday, November 30th, 2018

VIEW THE LETTER IN FULL HERE Dear parent,                     Bookings for the upcoming Parents’ Evenings are to be made via the online booking system. Our next event is on Thursday 6thand Wednesday 12thDecember from 5.00pm to 7.30pm for all senior classes. Go to  http://www.parents-booking.co.uk/hawickhs PLEASE NOTE: You need to type this address into your website browser’s ‘address […]

Please kindly also forward this information to your students in years S3-S5 because they will find this invaluable. Thank you. Hundreds of healthcare professionals from across the UK will be volunteering to present and network with your students who are interested in: ·  Medicine ·  Veterinary Medicine ·  Dentistry at our National Healthcare Weekend on the 23rd and 24th March […]

Rotary Art Competition Winners

Monday, November 26th, 2018

Congratulations to Rory Stanger and Megan Landles, who recently won the Rotary Art Competition.

Hawick High News – November 2018

Friday, November 23rd, 2018
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Conor and Lucy bring you all the latest from Hawick High School, including the Top Teri Awards, Rotary Young Chef Competition and the S1 Poppy Project.

Around 300 first- and second-year pupils have spent the past few weeks designing and creating poppy artworks for public display. This year marks the centenary of the First World War ending. The youngsters have been learning a variety of new skills – including how to sew on a button. The project is a collaboration between […]

Hawick High Herald – October 2018

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

The return of the Hawick High Herald Over the past few weeks an incredibly dedicated group of students have been working on a school newspaper – our very own Hawick High Herald! Maddy Hume, Zoe Imray, Jakub Raczynski, Lucy Brennan, Irvine Welsh, Michael Imray and Connor Mitchell have all contributed stories to this edition, having […]

Hawick High Review Launched

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

We are excited to present to you the first edition of the Hawick High Review. The Review is the creative writing magazine of Hawick High School, and is dedicated to promoting some of our best student work. This edition consists of folio pieces from the following former and current senior students: Valentino Franken, Alexandra Hounam, […]

Former pupil Ruairidh Tait visits HHS

Monday, October 29th, 2018

Huge thanks to former pupil Ruairidh Tait from Radio Borders, who came in today to talk to our media group about his time at the school and his journey to getting his dream job. Very inspirational – thank you!

Pupils take part in ‘Drivewise’ event

Monday, October 29th, 2018

Fifteen S5 pupils from HHS joined other pupils from across the Borders at the ‘Drivewise’ event earlier this week at the former RAF airfield at Charterhall. Working with professionals from Police Scotland, the Scottish Ambulance Service and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, students were given an initial supervised driver experience of driving brand new […]

Aladdin Jr. 30th & 31st October

Monday, October 29th, 2018

Tickets are available from the office for this year’s musical spectacular. The pupils and staff have been working extremely hard to make this the best ever show so come along and support your friends or simply enjoy the show. Doors open at 6.30pm and the show begins at 7pm. Tickets £5 for adults and £3 […]

Hawick High Business Breakfast

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

If you are a local business we would like to invite you to our Business Breakfast 2018. The Business Breakfast is to engage with partners old and new to meet the needs of young people, the school and the community. This will help ensure we are proactive in creating brighter futures for our local young […]

Junior pupils at Hawick High have been using an emoji-powered jukebox to help them talk about how they’re feeling. They participated in an event to promote Feels FM and worked with senior pupils who have been trained as Scotland’s Mental Health First Aiders.  Teacher of Pastoral Care, Scott Fobister said: “On Wednesday it was Mental […]

Pupils keep eye on real spectacle

Friday, October 12th, 2018

First year science pupils at Hawick High have been learning about how the eye and spectacle lenses work, thanks to a visit from local optometrist Lee Street. Ms Street, of The Opticians, based in Howegate, was invited to give a talk to the youngsters by science teacher, Dr Robertson. “The class have been learning about […]

The high school had a visit from Judo player Gemma Gibbons – Olympic silver medallist from the London Olympics. She was representing Sporting Champions UK – a company that supports aspiring athletes. S1-3 students were sponsored to take part in a fitness session with Gemma and raised £1,315. Gemma also asked for volunteers who were […]

Pupils compete in Scottish Schools Road Race

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

On Wednesday Ava Hughes, Irvine Welsh, Robbie Welsh, Maisie Ballantyne, Thomas MacAskill, Eilidh Jaffray and Fraser Clyne took part in the Scottish schools road race championships in Falkirk.  It was a very competitive field with Scottish, British and European champions running.  Each each contained a minimum of 120 runners and our students performed really well.  […]

Headteacher Update – Monday 1 October 2018

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

MacMillan Coffee Morning

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

Huge thanks to everyone who came along to World’s Biggest Coffee Morning for MacMillan.  Thank you for everyone’s support on Friday. We managed to raise £645 for MacMillan Cancer Support which is a fantastic amount and will make a big difference to the charity.  If you still have raffle prizes or cake boxes to collect […]

Learning all about the Arctic in preparation for The Young Geographer of the Year Competition! Jamie Pattison delivering a session on why the Arctic is a unique environment, from polar bears to the midnight sun!

Students volunteer at Hawick Dementia Café

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Well done to the students who volunteered at the Hawick Dementia Café earlier this week. The pupils are part of the HHS Charity Committee and told us “We are are supporting the Dementia Café and Heads Together this year. “We decided to actually try and get involved with the charities as well as raising money […]

Headteacher Update – Monday 3 September 2018

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Please find attached the Headteacher Update for Monday 3 September 2018.

Students become Obstacle Racing Champions

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

Congratulations to Tom Huggan in S4 and Robbie Jack in S1, who became Scottish U15 and U13 Obstacle Racing Champions at Mactuff.

Nick Faldo Golf Competition

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

Friday was a great day at Hawick Golf Course where the annual Nick Faldo golf competition was held. Around 30 boys and girls from all year groups in the school played in calm and dry conditions. Scoring was good with behaviour and etiquette even better. I had the pleasure of hearing from school staff and those at the golf […]

Silver Duke of Edinburgh Expedition

Monday, September 10th, 2018

Pupils from Hawick High School recently laced up their walking boots in order to earn their Silver Duke of Edinburgh Expedition Award, writes Euan Welsh (S5). From 31st August to 2nd September, 13 pupils and 4 staff set out from Hawick to Newcastleton along the old railway route with the aim of the expedition to […]

Huge congratulations to Pheobe Gale in S3 on becoming the Scottish U19 Downhill Mountain Bike Champion at Fort William at the weekend.

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