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Monthly Archives: December 2011

SHOWJUMPING NEWS

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On Saturday 17th December the final round of the Ulster Schools’ Show Jumping Championships took place at Knockagh View Equestrian Centre, Greenisland. In the Novice team event: Currie Amber Vick (Form I) Jessica Johnston (Form III) Mimi Jeffroy (Form III) …

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STEM WORKSHOP

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Eye4Education were in school on Friday 16th December to run STEM workshop with our Form III pupils.  Pupils were given an overview of STEM, information on new and emerging STEM careers and respective salary expectations and some current statistics for …

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SWIMMING RESULTS

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On the weekend of 10th & 11th December, the Junior Swim Team travelled to Galway for the Irish Minor Schools’ Championships.  Between them, the eight Form I swimmers won 19 medals: 18 gold and 1 bronze. Conor Ferguson became Irish …

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COMMUNITY SERVICE CHRISTMAS PARTY

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A number of pupils from Dumross Special Needs School attended the annual B.R.A. Christmas Party on the afternoon of Tuesday 13th December.  They enjoyed festive music from the Brass Band and Boys’ Choir.  Both the pupils from Drumross and the …

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MOURNES’ CLEANUP

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The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Centre at Belfast Royal Academy held its 22nd Annual Sponsored Mournes’ “Clean-up” and Environment Day on Saturday 10th December 2011. Taking part were 143 people, i.e. 109 pupils, all Duke of Edinburgh’s Award members from …

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SHOWJUMPING RESULTS

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Saturday 10th December saw the third round of the Meadows Equestrian Centre Championships 2011/12 take place Lurgan. This competition runs in a league format and the final is due to take place in January. The Novice team of Victoria Minford …

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DRAMA STUDIES’ THEATRE VISIT

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On Saturday 10th December a group of LVI Drama students, accompanied by Miss Tinman and Mr Evans, attended a matinee performance of Nikolai Gogol’s The Government Inspector at The Abbey Theatre, Dublin. The play, a new version by Roddy Doyle, …

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ROYAL NAVY STEM EVENT

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Members of the Royal Navy came into school on Thursday 1st December 2011 to run a STEM event in which 30 of our Form III pupils took part.  The purpose of this event was to generate a greater understanding of …

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QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY MATHS CHALLENGE

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A team consisting of Tom Hanna (LVI), Jordan Shaw (LVI), Chris Turnbull (Form V) and Ben Campbell (Form V) competed in the annual Queen’s University Maths Competition for Schools against 27 other teams from across Northern Ireland.  The two hour …

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SHOWJUMPING RESULTS

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Saturday 3rd December saw the third round of the Ulster Schools’ Show Jumping Championships take place at Knockagh View Equestrian Centre, Greenisland.  This competition runs in a league format and the final is due to take place on Saturday 17th …

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