St Louis Grammar School
Ballymena
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On Thursday 27thApril Mrs McAuley and Dr O’Reilly took a supporters’ bus to Dublin for the Grand Final of Junk Kouture, 2017. Sandra Janik’s dress ‘No Strings Attached’ and Odhran Logan’s ‘War Machine’ had made it through to the Final…what an achievement!! Supporters included Year 10, 11 and 14 Art & Design pupils who were hugely exci...

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Monday 1st May saw the return of the infallible St. Louis’ Staff Relay Team! Mrs McToal, Miss Wharry, Miss Wallace, Mr McLernon and Mr Trainor took part in the Belfast marathon which began at city hall and made its way around 26 miles of the city. Weather-wise it was a stunning day and the team had a great day’s craic; money raised is for PIPS Suicide Prevention Charity and ...

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On Friday evening, 28thApril, our debate team were invited to the prestigious N.I. Schools’ Debate Final to receive their prize for making it to the Semi-Final and also to watch Anna McLaughlin debate in the Best Individual Speakers’ Round. The Final, usually in the chambers at Stormont, was held in the beautiful Elmwood building at Queen’s University Belfast. Anna was up a...

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Caoimhe Conlon, Caitriona Graham and Victoria Edgar received their Ulster College’s Camogie All Star Awards at a presentation evening in the Elk on Friday 7th April.    Dunloy camog, Caoimhe collected her first award, while Bridini Oga’s Torie collected her second.  Caitriona Graham collected her third All Star in a row and the Ahoghill player is only the second...

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St Louis Grammar School raised £2077.20 for a local children’s charity by taking part in ReadOn, a sponsored reading event.  The aim of ReadOn is to encourage children to enjoy reading, whilst raising vital funds to support local children fighting cancer.  At the cheque presentation Rebecca Oates, Schools Fundraiser for Cancer Fund for Children said; "I would l...

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President's Award

7 Apr 2017

Over 30 Lower Sixth students undertook a practice expedition as part of the gold level of the President’s Award.  The group have been preparing for the Award for the last number of months as part of their Enrichment studies and on Friday 31st March they travelled to the Antrim Hills to undertake a practice run ahead of the official expedition in June which will take place in the ...

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Conor Kinsella (U6) and Ryan McGarry (L6) collected their Danske Bank Ulster School’s GAA All Stars at an Awards evening on Friday 31stMarch in the Europa Hotel, Belfast.  When the 2016/17 All Star team was announced before Christmas, Conor was recognised in the left corner back position while Ryan was awarded the number five jersey.  The players were joined by family and fri...

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SIMSIMI warning!

5 Apr 2017

Parents beware! Please ensure this app has been removed from all pupils’ phones! Please read here for more information.      ...

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Art Exhibition

30 Mar 2017

A group of year 10 pupils, plus Chris Donaghy, yr 11 attended an exhibition of work in The Oriel Gallery, Clotworthy House, Antrim. They have been working on a project for the Braid Health and Care Centre, Ballymena and some of their work was on display. It is part of a Creative collaboration between Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council and Northern Health and Social Care ...

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The St. Louis debating team were sadly defeated in the semi-final stages of  the NI Schools’ Debating Competition 2017. On Tuesday the team came up against Belfast Royal Academy, opposing the motion that our liberal elites have lost legitimacy by ignoring the fears and aspirations of ordinary people. Both teams performed extremely well, questioning issues such as the ri...

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