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Monthly Archives: November 2014

DANSKE BANK PRIZE FOR MATHEMATICS

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Past pupil of the Academy, Jonathan Agnew, has been awarded the Danske Bank Prize for Mathematics at the annual Stranmillis University College Prize-Giving Ceremony.  Jonathan, who graduated from Stranmillis in June with a BEd in Post Primary Education Studies, received …

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PUPIL COUNCIL MEETING

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The Pupil Council meeting on Thursday 27th November included a consultation on the introduction of new drinks products to school.  Mr Jason Eskdale from Mount Charles, and Mr Michael Hastings (the Academy’s Combined Services Manager) discussed issues arising from September’s meeting …

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CATCH: CHALLENGING ATTITUDES, CHANGING HORIZONS

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On Tuesday 25th November, fifteen Citizenship pupils from Form III participated in the first day of the CATCH project 2014/15.  Following this initial workshop, the group will collaborate with three other North Belfast schools to address issues including: community in North Belfast, …

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MULTI MINI INTERVIEW SIMULATION EVENT

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Eight pupils from school took part in a Multi Mini Interview (MMI) Simulation Event at Dominican College on Friday 21st November.  Our aspiring doctors and a vet were put to the test at six interview stations designed to test key …

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BOYS’ HOCKEY RESULTS

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The Boys Hockey 1st XI beat RBAI 2nd XI 2-0 on Saturday 22nd November at Roughfort.  Jason Roe scored both goals and shared man of the match with James Johnston. The Junior XI were beaten by the RBAI U15 XI, …

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A VERY NOTABLE NOVEMBER FOR DRAMA DEPARTMENT

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November is turning out to be a very busy month for the Drama Department with back-to-back theatre visits and an exciting workshop with the National Theatre! On Thursday 13th November, thirty six Drama students from Forms IV, LVI and MVI …

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ULSTER IRISH DANCING CHAMPIONSHIPS

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Bethany Hunter (Form 1) has become the 2014 Ulster Champion after winning at the Ulster Irish Dancing Championships, held at the Canal Court Hotel, Newry in October.  This is a tremendous achievement, especially when you realise that this is the 2nd year …

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NETBALL NEWS & RESULTS

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Congratulations to Julliah Allen (Form III) who has been selected for the Netball U15 Regional Development Academy. 20/11/2014 Senior A v Rathmore A – lost 27-20 Minor A v OLSPCK – lost 13-4 19/11/2014 Inter B v Hazelwood A – …

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ULSTER SECONDARY SCHOOLS’ SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS

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At the Ulster Secondary Schools’ Swimming Championships took please over the weekend of 22nd-23rd November in Ballymena. The Intermediate Girls’ team were second in both their Medley and Freestyle Relays. Lorcan Gourley (Form III) won an individual Silver in the …

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U19 IRISH WATERPOLO CHAMPIONSHIPS

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The Girls’ Waterpolo team travelled down to Limerick on Friday 21st November to spend the weekend competing in the U19 Irish Waterpolo Championships. The team encountered some tough competition in the event and managed 2 wins and 2 losses, to …

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