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Monthly Archives: October 2018

INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL AWARD

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We were delighted to be presented with the International School Award at a ceremony hosted by the British Council at Titanic Belfast recently. Mrs Deirdre Cain was in attendance to accept the Award on behalf of the School from Derek …

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YOUNG EINSTEIN CLUB – OPTICAL ILLUSIONS

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We had good numbers at the Young Einstein Club this week investigating the optical illusions created by persistence of vision. We made Victorian style thaumatropes and flicker books, and great fun was had by all!    

ATHLETICS NI RISING STARS

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Congratulations to the following Form I girls, who have been selected onto the Athletics NI Rising Stars squad: Anouk Bosket Caitlin Shaw Ella Kilpatrick Eva Finnegan Rising Stars, Athletics NI’s Talent Identification Programme aims to identify young athletes who may …

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NBALC SCHOOLS’ ART EXHIBITION

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Artwork from Academy pupils can currently be found on display at the 2018 North Belfast Area Learning Community Schools’ Art Exhibition, held at the 174 Trust, Duncairn Avenue, along with work from the other NBALC schools. Artwork from Lucy Gaston …

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EUROPEAN JOURNALISTS VISIT

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As an International School, we were delighted this week to welcome two representatives of European media outlets. Philippe Bernard, UK & Ireland correspondent for Le Monde and Melle Garschagen, UK & Ireland correspondent for NRChandelsblad (Dutch) came to meet our …

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HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

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On Tuesday 9th October, ten Lower Sixth pupils spent a day volunteering at Habitat for Humanity’s RESTORE shop in Lisburn. Working in partnership with De La Salle College, the pupils renovated facilities, cleaned and repaired donations and stocked the warehouse …

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ROBERT GORDON UNIVERSITY VISIT

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Representatives from the School of Nursing and Midwifery were in school on Tuesday 9 October.  Josephine MacKenzie, a Nursing and Midwifery lecturer, delivered a workshop to a group of LVI and MVI pupils interested in studying for these professions.  It …

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THE GREAT B.R.A. BAKE OFF

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Huge congratulations to everyone who took part in this year’s contest. The standard was EXTREMELY high, as the pictures show. Even Paul Hollywood & Prue Leith would have struggled to pick a single Star Baker from these delicious treats! Simply …

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GIRLS’ HOCKEY RESULTS

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Girls’ Hockey Results v Regent House Saturday 6th October 2018 1st XI Won 4-0 (Superleague) 2A XI Won 2-0 2B XI Won 2-1 (Gibson Cup) 3rd XI Drew 1-1 U13A XI Lost 3-0    

ALUMNI NEWS – AWARD OF MASTER CADET

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Recent MVI student Chloe McCrory has earned recognition as a ‘Master Cadet’, the latest in an impressive line of honours. Chloe, who is a Cadet Company Sergeant Major with Sunnyside Detachment ACF, served in 2017 as Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant’s …

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