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Monthly Archives: April 2013

IRISH SCHOOLS’ GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS

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After winning the Ulster Junior Cup in March, Judithe Allen and Amy O’Donnell competed in the Irish Schools’ Golf Championships, held in Milltown Golf Club, Dublin on Monday 29th April. The girls enjoyed great success after playing some brilliant golf …

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BRITISH SCHOOLS’ KARTING CHAMPS

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Two karting teams from the Academy took part the Northern Ireland Regional Final of the British Schools’ Karting Championships on Thursday 25th April 2013.  The event, held at Nutt’s Corner, saw the B.R.A. racers compete against 19 other teams in …

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LATEST SPORTS NEWS & RESULTS

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ROCK CLIMBING Kieran McKenna (Form IV) came second in the All-Ireland Youth Climbing Series finals in Dublin on Saturday 28th April. He has now qualified to represent Ireland at the UK championships in Scotland in June. CRICKET The 1st XI …

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BELFAST YOUTH IN THE ARTS’ ‘WEST SIDE STORY’

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Congratulations to Carly McCullough (Form IV) who has been performing as Maria, the lead role, in Belfast Youth in the Arts’ production of ‘West Side Story’.  She sang and acted this incredibly difficult role superbly, and with maturity beyond her …

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CO-OPERATION IRELAND CATCH PROJECT

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On Wednesday 24th April, twenty Form III pupils joined groups from Hazelwood Integrated College, St Patrick’s College and Edmund Rice College at the Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast for Co-operation Ireland’s CATCH Project 2013.  The pupils made new friends, participated in …

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LATEST CRICKET RESULTS

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On Thursday 25th April, the Junior Colts beat Sullivan by 6 wickets.  Sullivan were bowled out for 53 and BRA were 56 for 6. The 1st XI defeated Bangor Grammar by 1 wicket at the Castle Grounds in the School’s …

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SPANISH A LEVEL STUDY AFTERNOON

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On Friday 19th April, Professor Stanley Black from the University of Ulster hosted an interesting talk in the school library on the literature text ‘Como Agua Para Chocolate’, which is currently studied by our A2 Spanish students.  The talk was …

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CATHERINE JUDGE MEMORIAL AWARD

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Congratulations to Michael Bell (MVI) who was the winner of the Bank of Ireland’s Catherine Judge Memorial Award.  The live final was held on Saturday 20th April 2013 in the Great Hall at Queen’s University, Belfast.  Michael received a cheque for £5,000 …

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CO-OPERATION IRELAND CATCH PROGRAMME

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A group of 20 Form III pupils have been chosen to participate in Co-operation Ireland’s CATCH project.  The programme will involve working with other North Belfast schools to improve community relations and explore Citizenship issues.  The first workshop was held …

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