St Louis Grammar School
Ballymena
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Mon 14 March: Céilí Year 8 pupils, 1.40 – 3.30 Tues 15 March : ‘Rith’ – run in support of Irish + quiz Year 9 pupils 11.00 – 12.10 Year 9  Quiz : 1.40 – 3.30 Wed  16 March : Year 10 pupils ; 1.40 – 3.30 Tura Arutura Gaelic Speaker Tura is a dancer from Zimbabwe. He moved to Belf...

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Our school ran a number of events to mark the occasion of World Book Day which took place on Thursday 3rd March. These included a Book Swap during registration and ‘Drop Everything and Read’ when pupils in KS3 had the chance to read their favourite novel during Period 1. All KS3 pupils had the opportunity to write a review of the novel they had chosen to read during Period 1 an...

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Patrician Carrickmacross 2-11 St Louis Ballymena 0-8   St Louis’ Ballymena attempt to complete an Ulster College’s double this year unravelled in Lurgan on Saturday afternoon as Patrician Carrickmacross earned their place in the 2016 MacLarnon final after a comprehensive nine point victory over the only Antrim school left in the competition. Despite going on the attack f...

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Through the traditional group at school, we often get the chance to visit Castle Tower’s Loughan School in Ballymena, which teaches children with learning difficulties and disabilities. Our most recent visit was 25th February when we performed for the teachers, pupils and staff of the school during their morning assembly. We love visiting the school as we always receive a warm welcome...

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Belfast Exposed

26 Feb 2016

A-Level Art and Moving Image Arts pupil Sandra Janik was successful in her application for Belfast Exposed Futures Project.  This has provided Sandra with the opportunity to work alongside practicing artists from Northern Ireland.  Belfast Exposed is Northern Ireland’s principal gallery of contemporary photography, commissioning, publishing and showing work by artists and p...

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Three of our junior pupils, Maria O'Rawe, Sianeese Maybin and Roisin Ward have been selected to represent All Saints GAA Club on the Antrim Ladies County football championship and Development Squads. ...

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SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR ST. LOUIS LIBRARY 2ND, 3RD & 4TH MARCH!   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 and abilities. With books starti...

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Two late Molloy points nail St Eunan’s MacLarnon hopes February 14, 2016 Danske Bank MacLarnon Cup quarter-final St Eunan’s Letterkenny 0-8 St Louis Ballymena 1-6 Two points from Keelan Molloy in the last three minutes decided a low-scoring and exciting Danske Bank MacLarnon Cup quarter-final in Owenbeg on Saturday. Niall O’Donnell, who fielded despite obviously car...

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Friends for Romania

22 Feb 2016

38 students accompanied by 5 members of staff travelled to Translyvania for the annual St Louis winter trip to Romania from 3rd to 10th February.  St Louis pupils and staff have been working in Romania for the last 25 years and provide much needed support and assistance to various children's homes, school's and orphanages in the Brasov area.  Under the leadership of Mr Mar...

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  Lent is a special time of prayer, sacrifice and good deeds in preparation for the celebration of Easter. During Lent, we often focus on giving up things that are bad for us, or perhaps will challenge us. This year, 9 Lismoyle have decided to forget about giving up the things we like, and instead focus on finding good deeds to do each day to make the season more meaningful. In prep...

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