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Footballer Messages

Thank you to Mr Page for arranging some positive messages for our pupils from some of his ex team mates. Thank you to Rhys McCabe (Queen of the South), Jason Kerr (St Johnstone Captain), Gregor Buchanan (Queen of the South) and Shaun Hutchinson (Millwall) for taking the time to help create a special video for Moffat Academy and Beattock Primary School.

Hope Blamire

Continuing the theme of 'Express Yourself' today we are very grateful to artist Hope Blamire for discussing with us her passion for art and the great outdoors. Hope has some wonderful advice about taking note of what is around us. Her paintings capture the beauty of Scotland's West Coast and she is an inspiration to many. Thank you so much Hope.

https://www.hopeblamire.com/hopeblamire/Welcome.html

Chris Hutchens.

Chris has been racing since 2000 where his career started out racing downhill as one of the top junior riders before moving to race as an Elite on the World Cup circuit for five years. His passion for riding and racing has continued and since 2014 has been racing enduro.

Some of Chris's riding highlights include: Megavalanche Winner in 2019 - Master Category, Enduro World Series Top 30, two- time Scottish Enduro Series Winner, UCI Downhill World Cup Top 20 and representing GB twice at World and European Downhill Championships.

Have a look at some of his incredible riding below.

https://youtu.be/gHaiTGruE9I

D&G local mountian biking tracks

https://forestryandland.gov.scot/.../mountain-biking/7stanes

Rhuvaal

As part of Childrens Mental Health Week we have our first special message for everyone from Pupil Support. Fitting with the theme of 'Express Yourself' Rhuvaal, a successful young Scottish band, share some top advice for our Young People. Enjoy!

Their latest song 'The Harbour' can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/Rso7e3Ne9BE