St Louis Grammar School
Ballymena
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Chess Club Tournament

14 Mar 2019

Winners of the Chess Club Tournament :   1st – Peter McCormick – U6th 2nd – Michael McPeake – 9 Lurig 3rd - Matthew Donnelly – 9 Lurig ...

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On Monday 11th of March Wendy Bristow a representative from Northern Ireland’s Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) showed Year 11 Food and Nutrition students how to put together simple but nutritious meals. Wendy focused her demonstration on quick dishes that appeal to teenagers. LMC promote the use of Northern Ireland Farm Quality Assured beef and lamb and the event involved an in-...

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On March 5th, 2019, seven of my fellow classmates and I travelled to Dublin for a St Louis networking event. We started our day by going to school at 7:30 am, and began our journey, arriving at the Plaza hotel in Dublin at 10:30 am. Upon arrival we were greeted with tea and biscuits, until all the participating schools had arrived.   Once all 10 schools, from different parts of Irel...

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In January, Year 13 pupil, Evanna Woodside and recent past pupil, David Byrne were finalists at The British Education Awards (BEA) in the GCSE and A Level categories respectively. BEA have been established to promote excellence in British education. This award recognises the value and importance of education and learning as the foundation to a good quality of life and for the future success...

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Book Fair 2019

7 Mar 2019

BOOK FAIR 2019 TOTAL - £1217.38 VALUE OF BOOKS FOR THE LIBRARY   £730.43   MANY THANKS FOR ALL YOUR   SUPPORT!       Year 8 Book-Fair Competition Winners   1st – Kate McClintock – 8 Lyndon 2nd – Ethan Allen – 8 Lisbreen 3rd - Kate Hasson – 8 Lurig   ...

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World Book Day

7 Mar 2019

A celebratory mood, love of reading and all things literacy were the order of the day today, as students participated in a wide range of activities to mark World Book Day! ...

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On the 16th of February my family and I travelled to Castlebar in County Mayo for the Scór na nÓg All Ireland Final. It was held in the TF Royal theatre in the heart of the bustling town and was an amazing event of Irish culture, dance and music.   In my category, ‘Scéalaíocht’ or recitation, there were four competitors, one from each province, I was ...

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AS Eng Literature students enjoyed taking part in a range of activities at the Seamus Heaney HomePlace on Tuesday 26th February to help them further explore and engage with Heaney’s poetry ...

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Scholastic Book Fair!

25 Feb 2019

TO CELEBRATE WORLD BOOK DAY, WE ARE HOLDING A SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR IN THE LIBRARY 6th – 8thMarch! Scholastic Book Fair is a wonderful reading event held in St. Louis library on an annual basis for everyone to enjoy and to develop a life-long love of reading. The Book Fair has over 200 top children’s titles from over fifty publishers, carefully chosen to reflect all tastes...

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Eimhear Hardy has been selected as one of the 20 All Ireland Finalists of the Spirit of the Community Awards.  Eimhear has won €500 and is invited to attend the awards ceremony and lunch on the 28th March at the Aviva Stadium.  Good luck Eimhear and well done! ...

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