St Louis Grammar School
Ballymena
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On Tuesday 14th November, Year 13 Government and Politics Students, along with our teacher, Mrs Johnson, visited the Parliament Buildings at Stormont to learn more about Northern Irish Politics -one of our AS courses- from the people themselves!   Upon arrival, we were greeted by our host for the day, a bright and bubbly lady named Anne-Marie Fleming. Ms Fleming, a civil servant, gav...

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Our Lady of Fatima

6 Dec 2017

A statue of Our Lady of Fatima, which has been blessed by Pope Francis, visited Ballymena to mark the centenary of the final Marian Apparition. As well as this there were also statues of the three shepherd children: St Jacinta, St Francisco and Lucia, servant of God. The apparitions started on October 13th, 1917. Parish Priest, Father Paddy Delargy, remarked on the occasion: "Thousan...

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Congratulations to Eabha Scullion in Year 9 who came second place in this year’s Credit Union competition, in the Ballymena area. Eabha created a beautiful painting based on the Theme of ‘Set Your Imagination Free’.  Eabha was presented with her prize in November in the Adair Arms hotel.  ...

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In October, almost fifty Year 13 and 14 Moving Image Arts pupils attended a Cinemagic event in Belfast.  Pupils gained an excellent opportunity to hear and see what it would be like working in the film industry.  The first part of the day was a question and answer session with the well-known production designer David Dowes.  Bowes discussed his time working on the critical...

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St Louis’ students were in attendance at the Ulster Grammar Schools’ Swimming Championship over two Saturdays in October and November.   Students who swam for the school included: Hugh O’Donnell, Ryan Addison, Gareth Lau, Maebh Connelly, Onagh Donaghy, Katie Logan, Jack Donnelly and James Logan.   There were a number of fantastic accomplishments from our stude...

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Condolences

6 Dec 2017

Sincere condolences The Board of Governors, Staff and Pupils of St Louis Grammar School, Ballymena deeply regret the death of Brendan Devlin RIP, husband of our teaching colleague Sinead and father of our current students Odhran and Aoife. We would like to extend our condolences to the extended Devlin and McGarry families at this sad time. St Louis pray for him. ...

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On Tuesday 21st November, we had 36 pupils competing in the NEBSA Cross Country. There were 12 participants from each year groups, 8 – 10.   Ryan Thom won the Year 9 race against over 100 athletes. Tyrone Mitchell came 4th, Cormac McMullan - 19th, Conan McAuley - 21st, Tony McCann - 28th and Aodhan McGary 29th.  This boys team came second overall, narrowly beat...

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MS Office for Free!

21 Nov 2017

With Black Friday and Christmas on the horizon you may be planning  to purchase new personal devices including tablets.    To avoid the unnecessary purchase of MS Office please remember that there is no need to purchase MS Office as it  available free with a C2k username on up to 5 personal devices in 4 easy steps!   Visit http://portal.office.com ...

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On Tuesday 14thNovember, ourselves and ten other AS Level Business Studies students attended an event called "Generation Innovation” which was organised by Catalyst Inc.  in the ECOS Centre, Ballymena.  The day consisted of various speakers and activities.  It involved working with others and really made us think! When we arrived we were provided with refreshment...

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