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Monthly Archives: December 2019

FINAL OF POETRY ALOUD 2019

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On Friday 6th December, Kathleen Malone travelled to Dublin to compete in the Final of Poetry Aloud, 2019. From 1600 entries, 28 took part in the final in the Junior, Intermediate and Senior categories held at the National Library of …

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GINGERBREAD HOUSE COMPETITION

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Congratulations to the following pupils whose tasty feats of gingerbread engineering placed in the Gingerbread House House Competition: Hannah Rankin (CAIRNS) – 1st place 100 house points Imogen Shute (CURRIE) – 2nd place 75 house points Abigail Love & Ella …

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BUSINESS STUDIES VISIT TO TAYTO CASTLE

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On Tuesday 17th December some of our Form V and MVI pupils visited Tayto Castle in Tandragee.  They got a tour of the factory, whilst learning about production methods, supply chain, quality control systems, environmental initiatives and the all important …

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THE OWL 2019 – AVAILABLE NOW

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This year’s edition of ?The Owl ? is available online now: You can also download a copy of The Owl 2019 in PDF format by clicking here.

ACCELERATED READER SUCCESS

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Four pupils have been awarded multi-millionaire certificates and five pupils have read over a million words this term. Pupils with 100% in quizzes gained 10 house points, with Currie the overall winners scoring 1050 points. Overall, 980 quizzes have been …

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EVANS TROPHY LEADERS SO FAR… CAIRNS!

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The Cairns flag will fly proudly from the bell tower all week, as House Cairns is currently leading the race for the Evans Trophy this year. Can Pottinger, Currie or Shaw catch them?

ART & DESIGN CLUB – FANTASY WORLD MAPS

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The Art & Design Club had their last session of the term yesterday and saw its wonderfully creative members complete their handmade fantasy world maps with ink colouring and adding gold leaf embellishments, while enjoying a little Christmas party. Each …

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BEN MADIGAN’S NEW LIBRARY PAINTED PANEL

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During the Open Day at Ben Madigan on Friday 6th December, former Head Girl of Belfast Royal Academy, Anna McClurg, unveiled a wonderful, literary-themed painted panel for the newly refurbished library in the Prep. Anna is studying Fine Art at …

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CHRISTMAS TOY APPEAL

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Huge thanks are due to all our wonderfully generous pupils, who literally donated a van-full of toys to this year’s Christmas Toy Appeal. 689 toys were collected this week and distributed to Women’s Aid, Barnardo’s, Sure Start and the Simon …

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TRI INTER-SCHOOLS’ SHOW JUMPING LEAGUE

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On Saturday 30th November, the Show Jumping team took part in the final round of the TRI Inter Schools’ Show Jumping League at the Meadows Equestrian Centre, Lurgan. They served up a great performance to finish in 5th place on …

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