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Monthly Archives: March 2013

NICMAC EXERCISE & DANCE SUCCESS

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Over the weekend of 9th & 10th March, Kelly-Anne Rainey (Form MVI) took part in NICMAC 2013 – Northern Ireland Creative Movement and Aerobic Championships – held at Lagan Valley LeisurePlex, Lisburn. This exciting Exercise & Dance competition has greatly increased …

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SPRING CONCERT AT THE ULSTER HALL

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The Spring Concert took place on Thursday 14th March at the Ulster Hall. The sparkling concert featured the combined talents of the School’s Junior, Senior, Chamber and Boys’ Choirs, Junior and Senior Strings, Wind Band, Junior and Senior Traditional Group, …

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PUPILS CONTRIBUTE TO ‘THE POETRY GAMES’

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‘The Poetry Games – Poems From Northern Ireland’ has now been published and contains poems from 26 of our pupils.  This publication has been running since 1991 and endeavours to encourage and publish the best young writers. Congratulations to the …

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ST. PATRICK’S DAY SHOWJUMPING SUCCESS

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On Monday 18th March, Meadows Equestrian Centre held a St Patrick’s Day Schools’ Show Jumping Competition.  Four teams from the Academy journeyed to Lurgan to take part. The Shaw Novice team of Amber Vick (Form II), Justine Harding (Form II), …

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BROADCASTING WORKSHOP AT E3

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On Thursday 14th March, twenty Form III pupils attended a broadcasting workshop at the newly opened e3 Campus at Belfast MET.  The course was delivered by UTV newsreader Aidan Browne and television presenter and journalist Lynda Bryans, both lecturers at …

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

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Fourteen Form III pupils visited W5 on Friday 8th March for International Women’s Day. The speakers were Mónica Vitorino from Hamilton Architects, who is currently involved in the redevelopment of Ravenhill Stadium and Windsor Park, and Siobhan Mullan, a Chartered …

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TEENAGE WELLBEING FAIR

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Sixteen of our Form IV pupils were out of school on Friday 15th March to attend the Teenage Wellbeing Fair, an event organised by the Grove Wellbeing Centre and Libraries N.I. The event primarily aimed to deliver health and wellbeing …

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BIGGEST BOOK SHOW ON EARTH

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On Thursday 7th March, the Library celebrated World Book Day 2013 by screening ‘The Biggest Book Show on Earth’.  The show was beamed live around the world from 11am to 12 noon.   Academy pupils joined over 500,000 school pupils …

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1ST XI TOUR TO MARBELLA

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The Girls’ Hockey team returned on Wednesday 13th March from a successful tour to Marbella. The squad met at the airport on Sunday at 04.40 and flew to Malaga.  On arrival they checked into their accommodation, before boarding a coach …

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LATEST SPORTS NEWS & RESULTS

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RUGBY Danske Bank Subsidiary Shield On Saturday 9th March, the 1st XV defeated C.A.I. 27-0 in the semi-final of the Schools’ Shield.   The team will play C.C.B. at Ravenhill in the Final on Wednesday 20th March at 2.30pm. A detailed …

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