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Helpline to open again next month for pupils waiting on exam results

Pupils across the country will be on tenterhooks next month as they anticipate their exam results.

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An artist's impression of the new facility.

Public path closed due to new building

A Fife public path isto be closed while a new laborotory is developed.

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Rector Ronnie Ross spoke to the Mail about the first year of the academy. (Pic George McLuskie)

Academy rector speaks about first year

As Levenmouth Academy closed its doors on Thursday, marking the end of its first year, staff, parents and pupils will have reflected on what has been a mixed 10 months.

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Liga Sprukte, who won the Catherine and Andrew Philp Quaich at Elmwood

Award winners aim for career success

A Cupar mother-of-three is carving out a successful cookery career after scooping a prestigious award at SRUC Elmwood campus.

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Beth Scoon (centre) graduating at Edinburgh's Usher Hall

Triple graduations and name changes for Kirkcaldy family

The third member of a Kirkcaldy family to graduate from Napier University helped marked the growth of the Edinburgh instituation.

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Clem O'Mara presents Ellie Cunningham with the award, along with Derek Allan.

Hero of Kirkcaldy jet crash inspires new award

A new award, which recognises bravery among pupils at Kirkcaldy High School has been given to Ellie Cunningham, after she helped an elderly neighbour who fell and broke her hip.

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Dr Michael Palin and University of St Andrews undergraduate Student Ambassadors. (Picture: University of St Andrews)

Former Python looks on the bright side after uni honour

Monty Python legend Michael Palin has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of St Andrews.

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The Kiel group and Madras staff.

Town celebrates 60 years of exchange

A programme that is thought to be oldest unbroken exchange between two schools involving Scotland and Germany is celebrating a major anniversary.

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Dr Natalie Coull with the training tool

Cybercrime game helps train 100 officers

An innovative game co-developed by Abertay University to train police in handling digital evidence has been live tested by almost 100 officers.

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During the 2017 Polar Academy expedition the youths experienced camping on the snow under the spectacular Northern Lights in Arctic Greenland.

Teenagers in training for life-changing Arctic expedition

Ten pupils from Lochgelly High School are preparing for a life-changing expedition to Arctic Greenland next March.

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Deputy head teacher Julie Anderson, (centre) back in the class room with former Pitteuchar West class mates Cher Lees (Left) and Tracy Wilson. (Pic David Cruikshanks).

Fife school’s 40th birthday bash proves it’s still a class act

Staff and pupils young and old were rolling back the years this week as one of the town’s primary schools celebrated a very special birthday.

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Michael Palin is to given an honourary degree.

Monty Python hero Michael Palin to be honoured in Fife

Monty Python legend Michael Palin is among those who will be honoured in Fife this week, by University of St Andrews.

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Kimberley Ramsay and her son Calvin (5), who was rescued by a stranger after walking out the grounds of Valley PS last week. Pic: David Cruckshank.s

Mum demands enquiry after son (5) goes missing from school

A mum is demanding answers after a school failed to contact police before her son (5) was found wandering half a mile from a Kirkcaldy school.

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School asbestos risk is ‘ticking time-bomb’

School asbestos risk is ‘ticking time-bomb’

Deadly asbestos poses no “immediate risk” Fife Council has assured, despite its presence in 154 schools and nurseries across the region.

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Sara Williamson with Ian Campbell and pupils. Picture: Fife Photo Agency

School pupils raise £1261 funds for foodbank

A group of school pupils have raised more than £1000 for a Fife foodbank, with a Run For Fun event.

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The senior academic prizewinners at Levenmouth Academy's first ever end-of-tem ceremony

More effort needed to publicise school’s positive experiences

Levenmouth Academy will prevail, despite the challenges it faced and also the negative focus which unfairly accompanied the discussing of incidents at the school in its early days.

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Cllrs Tom Adams and Jim Young at a protest at Mountfleurie Primary School in February. Pic George McLuskie.

Support services to move despite protests?

A former councillor has blasted Fife Council for “betraying” parents after an apparent U-turn on promises to save support services in Leven.

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Staff at Better World Books at the distribution centre in Dunfermline.

Global bookseller announces new partnership to promote book re-use

A global bookseller which has a base in Fife has announced a new partnership to drive sustainability and book re-use at university and college campuses across the UK.

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Staff, students, parents and locals bid farewell to Waid Academy. (Pic: George McLuskie)

Town bids farewell to historic school

For the last 131 years, Waid Academy has welcomed thousands of East Neuk children through its doors, preparing them for adult life.

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Madas College's academic achievers in 2016-17 with head teacher David McClure (picture by Peter Adamson)

Madras maintains a rewarding environment in the face of challenges

Madras College was continuing to project its core values and a positive image across its learning environment and the community – despite a rising number of “challenging” pupils.

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