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Monthly Archives: February 2012

MORAL LIVING CONFERENCE

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On Friday 24th February, the R.E. Department hosted a conference for pupils studying A level Religious Studies.  Sixteen pupils from St Patrick’s, Bearnageeha and twenty-two from Our Lady & St Patrick’s College, Knock joined our own thirty-two A level pupils …

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SCIENCE SOCIETY LECTURE

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Professor Ian Montgomery (QUB) visited school on Wednesday 22nd February to give a talk to the Senior Science Society entitled ‘Ecosystem services – putting a value on the environment’. Here he is welcomed to School by the Headmaster and Mr …

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RUGBY & HOCKEY RESULTS

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Rugby The results from Saturday 25th February were, as follows: 1st XV defeated Down High School in the semi final of the Schools’ Bowl 21-12 3rd XV defeated Ballyclare High School 20-17 in the quarter final of the 3rd XV …

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SCHOOL MATHS COMPETITIONS

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Over the last couple of months, the School’s Mathematics Department have ran their own maths competitions.  They are made up of challenging questions requiring good problem solving skills which are attempted over 4-5 weeks.  Initially no help is given and …

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CROSS COUNTRY & ATHLETICS NEWS

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Cross Country Results The Cross Country team took part in the Ulster Schools’ Championships on Wednesday 22nd February.  Congratulations to Ellen Dalzell (Form I) who finished 6th out of 110 girls in the “Minis” event and Lauren O’Donnell-Anderson (MVI) who finished …

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BOYS’ HOCKEY NEWS

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The Colts played their second group stage match in the Taylor Cup on Wednesday 22nd February against Nendrum College.  They recorded a 2-0 victory, with goals from Ryan McAlister and Christopher Roe late in the match. On Saturday 25th February …

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HOCKEY RESULTS

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Girls’ Hockey Results from Saturday 11th February against Grosvenor: Seniors 1st XI won 7-0 2A XI won 3-1 2B XI won 2-0 3rd XI drew 1-1 Juniors U14A XI won 3-1 U14B XI won 2-0 U13A XI won 2-1 Boys’ Hockey The Colts defeated Ballyclare High …

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SWIMMING SUCCESS

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Irish Senior Schools’ Swimming Championships The Swimming Club took part in the Irish Senior Schools’ Swimming Championships, held in Dublin on the 11th – 12th February 2012. The Club managed to win 11 medals in total – 9 Gold, 1 …

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