Congratulations to Tristan in 5D2 who did a great job of representing DHS in Aberdeen recently at The Robert Gordon’s College School Ski Race. Over 60 racers took part from schools principally from the Aberdeen area but also Edinburgh and Midlothian areas too. In a strong U18 category Tristan finished 3rd and achieved a podium place. He was pleased to be able to take part on behalf of the school and enjoyed the day.
Congratulations to Ava and Anna who are swim teammates at East Lothian and competed in a competition together recently.
Anna won gold for 100 free, 50 free, 100 backstroke and bronze for 100 breaststroke.
Ava won silver for 100 fly, 100 breaststroke and bronze for 50 free.
Both girls train very hard and support each other as teammates.
Congratulations to Anna who competed in the 3rd round of the East District swimming Championships at the weekend, Anna finished 3rd in the 100m breast stroke and achieved 2 personal bests, ending the championship with 1 silver and 3 bronze medals.
Anna is off to Aberdeen in a couple of weeks to compete in the Scottish National Age group Championships, a national competition, over 5 days, racing some of the top age group swimmers in the country.
Well done Anna!
Congratulations to Ritchie S, 1B2, who recently qualified for the East District Swimming Championships, which hosts the top swimmers from across the district. Ritchie qualified for all 5 events across the weekend and made 3 finals, finishing 4th, 5th and 7th in his age group.
Ritchie will now head to Aberdeen during the Easter Holidays to compete over 5 days at the Scottish National Age Group Championships bringing together the very best swimmers from across the country. A fantastic achievement to even qualify for such an event at 12!
Well done Ritchie and good luck in Aberdeen!
Congratulations to Ava who recently took part in the East District Swimming Competition taking 15 seconds off her 400 free and 24 seconds off her 800 free.
To top it off Ava won the top girl of the weekend at the competition for her 400 free which was a lovely surprise as Ava has a back injury and is trying to push through with swimming and football which make her happy.
Lasswade Thistle 2007 football team are through to the Scottish Cup semi-final for the 2nd year running. That’s down to the last 4 out of 400+ teams who compete at the start.
Michael D, Adam B, and Gregor R are all really important players for the team.
The semi final is on the 5 March in Clydebank, fingers crossed the boys win tabs and get a chance to compete in the final.
Congratulations boys and good luck!
Congratulations to Anna L, 2M1, who attended the East Lothian Swim Team’s Age group swim meet this weekend. During 2 full on days of racing Anna competed in 8 swims, gained 7 Personal bests and won 6 medals (2 gold and 4 Silver). Well done Anna!
Congratulations to Katie S, 2L2, who has passed the intermediate level 2 skiing award! On the week commencing 23rd January, Katie was out of school, but this was not for any put your feet up holiday, Katie was heading to the ski resort of Val Thorens in the French Alps, to enrol in a different kind of school, ski school for intermediate skiers.
On Sunday 22nd Jan Katie began her 6 day , early morning starts, ski schooling. Which Involved levelling up her techniques and parallel skiing comfortably on blue slopes and beginning to hit the reds.
It was a gruelling week of school in the morning and practicing what was learned in the afternoon with family and friends. Early morning starts and sometimes really early nights. All good fun and wonderful scenery but tiring too.
At the end of the week Katie past her tests and received her intermediate level 2 award and medal. Katie is looking forward to moving onto level 3 and bronze advanced in the coming years.
Congratulations Katie! #DeterminedHappySuccessful