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Monthly Archives: October 2016

GIRLS’ HOCKEY RESULTS

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U14 Girls’ Hockey Results v Strathearn 18/10/16 U14 A XI won 1-0 U14 B XI lost 2-0 Girls’ Hockey Results v Ballyclare High School 1st XI won 2-1 2As lost 3-0 2Bs lost 2-0 U15 drew 1-1 U14A won 1-0 U14B …

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‘POETRY ALOUD’ SUCCESS

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Conor Callaghan and Rian Mullan are through to the semi-final of Poetry Aloud, the annual poetry speaking competition open to all post-primary students on the island of Ireland. It is organised by Poetry Ireland and the National Library of Ireland. The semi-final will …

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YOUNG EINSTEIN CLUB – OPTICAL ILLUSIONS

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“Seeing is believing”- so they say but after the Young Einstein Club this week we are not so sure!  We had great fun tricking our brains into seeing one image when really there were two with some quite interesting effects. …

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BOYS’ HOCKEY – PRIOR SHIELD RESULTS

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On Saturday 15th October, the 1st XI continued their unbeaten run with an excellent 2:0 win at Regent House – goals scored by Jason Roe and Ethan Thompson. This was their second game of the Prior Shield having drawn 4:4 against Antrim Grammar earlier …

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AFBI HILLSBOROUGH SCHOOL SCIENCE DEMONSTRATION DAY

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On the Tuesday 18th October, the Agri-Food & Biosciences Institute (AFBI) held a schools open day on its research farm at AFBI Hillsborough.  This event was designed for A Level students studying biological sciences or a related area. AFBI Hillsborough …

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GIRLS’ HOCKEY & NETBALL RESULTS

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Netball Senior B  v Hunterhouse A           drew 20-20 Minor Cup v Loreto Omagh          won 19-8 Inter Cup v Lagan College              lost 16-10 Hockey v Ballyclare High U14A won 1-0 U14B won 2-0 Girls Hockey results v Antrim GS …

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SUCCESS AT BELFAST SPRINT REGATTA

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At the end of the summer, Malek Hawela of Form V took part in the Belfast Sprints sculling race on the River Lagan. Malek’s crew won the medal for the J16 350metre coxed quadruple scull final.

READ-ON VISIT TO NARNIA

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On Tuesday 11th October, a party of eleven pupils had the opportunity to visit ‘Narnia’, at Bryansford, County Down, the respite home run by the Northern Ireland Cancer Fund for Children. Arriving in mid-morning, we were given a tour of the …

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CLUB AWARDS SUCCESS FOR TOM

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At the Holywood Golf Club Annual Prizegiving Dinner on Saturday 8th October, Tom McKibben (Form III) won several awards, including the John Dickson Trophy (of which Rory McIlroy is a past winner) and Medal Winner of the Playoffs.  Tom was also …

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SCRIPTURE UNION WEEKEND

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The annual Scripture Union Weekend to Castlewellan Castle was again an enormous success, with over 100 pupils and staff in attendance.  In amongst the games and activities, Jimmy Warburton, Assistant Minister in Whiteabbey Presbyterian Church, and his fiancée Beth Johnston, …

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