Bell Baxter High School
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|Motto||Latin: Ad Vitam Paror|
|Established||28 May 1889|
|Depute Rectors||Karen Manders, Martin Gibbons, Brian Harris|
|Houses||Dawson, Douglas, Bell, Baxter, Westport and Howe|
|Colours||White, Navy, Black|
|Website||Bell Baxter High School|
In August 2016, it was announced that the school had bought a performing licence for Billy Elliot The Musical. The show is directed by Mr Richard Robb. Musical director is Mr Craig McNicol and the stage managers are Benjamin Staal and David Philson.
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From 1962 to 2010, the accommodation for the school was on two main sites; Carslogie Road and Westport. The two sites were approximately three-quarters of a mile apart.
The oldest part of the Westport building was first used in 1890 with the rest of the building being built in 1929. Because of the large number of pupils using this site a great number of wooden huts were built to accommodate them.
The Carslogie Road building was opened in 1962 and over the years there have been on-going refurbishments here which have resulted in the school being able to operate from one site. The Westport Road building has been demolished with the facade retained and affordable housing constructed on the site.
Notable former pupils
- The Proclaimers, Scottish folk-rock musicians
- Nina Myskow, journalist and TV celebrity who is a regular contributor on Grumpy Old Women.
- Rab Noakes, a Scottish singer-songwriter.
- Dale Reid OBE, one of the most successful golfers in the history of the Ladies European Tour.
- Willie Rennie MSP and Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats
- Former Scotland rugby player David Rollo attended Bell Baxter.
- Stewart Stevenson, SNP MSP for Banffshire and Buchan Coast and previously Minister for Environment and Climate Change in the Scottish Government.
- Allan Stewart, former Conservative MP for Eastwood.
- Artie Trezise MBE, joint founder of The Singing Kettle.
- Sir Garnet Wilson, politician and Lord Provost of Dundee
- Scotland rugby international Peter Horne, winner of the 2007 Schools Cup for Bell Baxter
- Scotland rugby international Chris Fusaro, winner of the 2007 Schools Cup for Bell Baxter
- Stevie May, Scottish football international, SFWA Young Player of the Year 2013/14 while at St Johnstone FC, currently at Preston North End FC
- "Rectors Message". Retrieved 4 May 2011.
- "Haverin Next to You". www.scotsman.com. Retrieved 10 January 2017.
- "Liberal dose of Rennie". www.scotsman.com. Retrieved 10 January 2017.