St Louis Grammar School
Ballymena
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Roadsafe Roadshow

16 Nov 2018

Upper Sixth students were invited to attend a RoadSafe Roadshow presented by the PSNI and Pete Snodden.  The Roadshow dealt with the reality of a road traffic collision.  It discussed real trauma, real pain and the real consequences of making the wrong decision behind the wheel of a car.  The Roadshow showed the impact on health, career now or in the future, insuran...

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This weekend Year 14 student, Pól McAleese, was part of the Ballymena Lawn Tennis Cub Under 18 Division 2 team who won the Belfast and District Autumn League.    The team were undefeated in each of the ties that they participated in, and are now promoted to division one of the league (top division).    BLTC are very proud of the boys, who have shown excel...

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Joradyna Magill, a Year 13 pupil, enjoyed great success at the regional heat of the Soroptimist Annual Public Speaking Award. Jordayna chose the following title for her speech: ‘Real wealth is never measured in money or possessions’. Jordayna will now take part in the Northern Ireland Final in February. Well done to Jordayna for all the hard work and the effort she put into prep...

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Learn Spark were invited to St. Louis on Thursday 25th October to present Advanced Study Skills to Upper Sixth Students. The course provided students with highly effective thinking and learning techniques, strategies and approaches that will allow them to reach the depth of understanding required for advanced-level qualifications. It showed them how to strengthen their memory, develop...

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Alisija Sestakova and Olivia Grzeszczak were selected to produce a short EA TV video to illustrate the theme "Inspiring People” which will be used during the launch of the next Chief Inspector’s Report and in subsequent professional learning events.  Both girls did a spectacular job and we are very proud of them! ...

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  Senior Leader Team attending Dedication of Studies Mass celebrated by the Bishop of Down and Connor, Most Rev. Noel Treanor DD, in the Corpus Christi Chapel at the Catholic Chaplaincy, Queen’s University Belfast.   ...

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Bookbuzz

23 Oct 2018

This year all Year 8 pupils were involved in Bookbuzz! Bookbuzz is a reading programme from Booktrust, which supports schools to encourage reading for pleasure, independent choice and to develop a whole school reading culture. Students were given the chance to choose their own free book to keep from a wide range of titles and genres which were chosen by a panel of experts.   ...

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Congratulations to our winners who completed their Summer Reading Challenge to an exceptional standard!   Winners from each class are:   Lurig 1st – Grainne McAuley, 2nd – Siobhan McGale and Roisin McGale Lisbreen 1st – Rhea Waring, 2nd – Euan Pirie Layde 1st – Grace McElholm, 2nd – Ruairi Robb Laragh 1st ...

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Congratulations to Dunloy footballers who won the Antrim Minor A football championship at the weekend! They defeated St Gall’s 1-17 to 1-08 to win their second title in three years.   Well done to all the team, management and especially to all the current and former St Louis boys involved! ...

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Peter McVerry Trust

15 Oct 2018

Peter McVerry Trust is a charity organisation based in Dublin and for the last thirty-five years, Peter McVerry Trust has been offering services to the homeless across Ireland such as rehousing, career support and addiction services. Their aim is to move people out of hostels and into accommodation, and help them to re-attain their place within society.   On the 10th of October, twe...

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