St Louis Grammar School
Ballymena
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Congratulations to the Key Stage 3 quiz team who came joint second in the Opportunity Europe Euro Quiz 2017.  The event was held at the Braid Museum and Arts Centre on 11 May. Pictured are Mrs Doherty, organisers of the event and the team itself: Eimear O’Neill, Conor Brolly, Lucy Donaldson, Sean Murphy, Maeve Henry, Jack Galloway.  ...

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The Town Goes Country

11 May 2017

On Wednesday 10th May twenty-five Y11 Home Economics Students and three members of staff went to Balmoral Show. The aim of the visit was information gathering on  their topic as well as gaining an insight into how food was produced, processed and retailed.  They were also able to see how many small farms are turning into market gardens as in producing and selling their own sp...

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Farewell to Year 14!

10 May 2017

On Thursday 4th May 2017 our Upper Sixth students bid a fond farewell to seven years at St. Louis Grammar.  To mark the end of an era Upper Sixth pupils and their parents were invited to attend a leavers mass celebrated by our school chaplain Fr. Brennan.  Several of our Upper Sixth students actively participated in the service in which there was a strong sense of community and a ...

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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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