Pupils from Peebles High School have been visiting some of the battlefields and memorials of World War One.
As well as learning more about what happened, several pupils were visiting the memorials and graves of members of their own family, including Charlie Bell, whose great-great grandfather was killed in northern France.
A sod-cutting ceremony has marked the beginning of construction on new £4.8 million sports facilities at Peebles High School.
The state-of-the-art complex will include an indoor four-court games hall, fitness suite, changing rooms, general purpose hall and classroom.
A 2G synthetic pitch, sprint track and long jump track will also be built in the school grounds and work is due to be completed by April 2014.
Pupils from a high school in the Borders are trying to convince other young people that being happy isn't just about the way you look.
We have been speaking to students from Peebles High School as part of Fixers; the campaign that helps young people make a difference in their communities.