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END OF TERM ARRANGEMENTS

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FRIDAY 19th DECEMBER 2014 After Registration, pupils will remain with their Class Tutors in their Registration Room. The Owl will be delivered during Periods 1 and 2 and no books need to be brought to School. There will be a …

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25th ANNUAL MOURNES’ CLEAN-UP

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B.R.A. Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Makes a Mountain Out of Rubbish Pupils and volunteers from The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award at Belfast Royal Academy braved the freezing weather on Saturday to clear tonnes of litter from the less than beautiful …

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SIXTH FORM CHARITY BREAKTIME

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The Sixth Form Centre Committee held their annual charity break on Monday 15th December, with all proceeds in aid of the Down’s Syndrome Association NI.  In addition to the break, MVI made a separate donation and wore their Christmas jumpers …

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STUDYING IN THE U.S.

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Sean Regan, representing Bethany College, and James Regan, representing Wheeling Jesuit University, came into school on Monday 15th December to outline the opportunities available for studying in the United States.  They provided information on the American College system, such as  …

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THE TRAD GROUP WELCOME NEIL MARTIN

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Eminent Irish traditional musician and composer Neil Martin recently visited the School to meet with the Junior and Senior Traditional Groups.  He performed a solo piece on the uilleann pipes which he followed up by performing with his daughter Molly, …

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PREPARING FOR THE MULTI MINI INTERVIEWS

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Mr Adrian Mawhinney, a past pupil and now a successful dentist, came into school on Tuesday 2nd December to discuss the Multi Mini interview process and to offer tips and advice on how to prepare for these interviews.  He spoke …

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POLITICS SOCIETY WELCOME COUNCILLOR TOM CAMPBELL

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The Politics Society welcomed Alliance Party councillor for Newtownabbey Borough Council (and a councillor-designate for the new Antrim and Newtownabbey District Council) Tom Campbell to our lunchtime meeting on Thursday 4th December. Tom gave a brief summary of his assessment  about …

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DANKIE EN TOTSIENS ESTIAAN!

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The Boys’ Hockey Club have unfortunately had to say farewell to Estiaan Kriek, as he returns to South Africa this weekend.  Estiaan has been assisting Academy members of staff to coach the boys for the last two months on a …

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YOUNG EINSTEIN CLUB – BUILD THE BEST RAFT

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At The Young Einstein Club this week we were investigating Raft Design.  The pupils were given identical sheets of graph paper, and without cutting the paper were asked to investigate which design of raft was capable of supporting the largest …

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SCRIPTURE UNION TAKES PART IN ‘SHINE’

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Over the past few weeks, members of Scripture Union have been taking part in SHINE.  This is an initiative run by Crown Jesus Ministries, Scripture Union NI and Logos Ministries International.  Many schools from all across Northern Ireland took part …

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