St Louis Grammar School
Ballymena
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On Wednesday 1st March Liz Brown from the LMC gave a demonstration during our Home Economics classes on Northern Irish approved meat.  She demonstrated how to prepare and cook Tikka mince, grilled lamb chops with mint and fruity couscous and Hoi sin beef with rice noodles.   We were also informed about storing, preparing and handling the different cuts of meat.  Value for...

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YPI

6 Mar 2017

Nine groups of students from Year 10 battled it out on Friday last 3 March in the final of the YPI charities event with the winning group receiving £2000 for their chosen charity. All the groups presented excellent pitches for their respective charities and the preparation, enthusiasm and commitment to their individual causes was admirable. After deliberating for some time due to the ...

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World Book Day!

27 Feb 2017

World Book Day on Thursday 2ndMarch had lots in store for St. Louis’. The day kicked off with all year 8 in fancy dress as their favourite characters from their favourite novels. We had lots of colourful, exuberant smiling faces. Registration was replaced with a special assembly for year 8 and then the whole school took park in ‘Drop Everything and Read.’ Period two saw ...

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St Louis’ GS 2-8 St Ciaran’s Ballygawley 0-17   St Louis’ MacLarnon Cup squad’s hopes of reaching a first senior final in almost 20 years were dashed on Saturday afternoon in Ballinderry.  Their opponents St Ciaran’s Ballygawley were formidable opposition and while St Louis’ held a slender lead at half time, the Tyrone side created and convert...

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Congratulations to Aisling Laverty who was shortlisted as one of only four students in Northern Ireland for The British Education Awards (BEA). The 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 future success. The BEA identifies and celebrates...

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Romania 2017

20 Feb 2017

On Sunday 12thFebruary, 36 students and 5 St Louis’ staff travelled to Brasov for the school’s annual winter Friends for Romania trip.  Once again the St Louis’ students had undertaken a massive fundraising programme and their efforts was used to purchase essential items for all the children’s homes, centres and schools they visited throughout the week. It wa...

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On Thursday 10thFebruary 22 sixth year students facilitated by Miss Bigmore received the Pope John Paul II Award. The Pope John Paul II Award is dedicated to the memory of the late Pope John Paul II whose love of young people was so profound. The Pope John Paul II Award will enable the pupils to become more actively involved in the life of their parish and community. Religion is not jus...

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On Thursday 2nd February Year 14 Home Economics Pupils visited the Food and Consumer Testing Suite (FACTS) at Ulster University’s Coleraine Campus.    Dr Amy Burns presented an overview of the Consumer Management and Food Innovation degree programme.  As Course Director and Module Coordinator for the Food Innovation module, she led a sensory overview and ‘sup...

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Year 11 student, Jude Dobbin, is to star in the Youth Lyric's production of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe!  ...

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SLG Past Pupil and Musician, Tara McNeill will be in Los Angeles Next Sunday, February 12, in search of her Destiny! Tara will be at a ceremony in which she and the rest of the ladies in Celtic Woman are among the nominees for a Grammy for their Classical CD - Destiny! She plays the harp on the album and is now a Celtic Woman violinist too! Tara says "I always admired the style of C...

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