St Louis Grammar School
Ballymena
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News 2015

On Sunday 6th December myself, Torie Edgar, Conor Carey & Kirsty Laverty held a ‘Big Breakfast’ fundraiser in aid of Friends for Romania. We ran the breakfast alongside a Santa room and face painting to entertain the children. We also had a book/DVD stand to raise as much money as possible. It was a great morning enjoyed by all. We managed to raise a massive £...

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Congratulations to Brian McNaughton, Year 12. Winner of a brand new Iphone 6! This competition was organised by Callum McStocker, Year 13, as part of his fundraising campaign for Friends for Romania. He made a total of £565! Over forty of our Year 13 are travelling to Romania in February as part of two trips that run annually. The aims of Friends for Romania have been to assist p...

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Why there is more than one string to Tara’s bow! Violinist Tara McNeill, former Head Girl of our school, was guest artist at the Una Voce Choir Christmas concert on Saturday night (5th Dec) along with Lagan Camerta. Tara currently teaches violin at Mount Anville Junior School in Dublin. She is a graduate of the Royal Irish Academy of Music and has toured in China, Mexico, Canada,...

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On Friday 5th Dec, 4 U6 students travelled to Queen’s University Belfast to take part in a Maths Competition.  Bobby Clarke, Cathan Gormley Mark Crawford and Emma Devlin were accompanied by Mrs McToal. The competition consisted of three parts.  In the first part each team had to work on 12 mathematical problems.  In the second part pupils were required to complete a...

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Leonard Cup Final

7 Dec 2015

Cross and Passion  2-7 St Louis  0-6   St Louis hopes of collecting a second A grade College’s hurling title in 2015 were dashed on Friday afternoon as competition favourites Cross and Passion claimed the Br Leonard Cup in very blustery and difficult conditions in Armoy.   St Louis had the wind at their backs in the opening half of play but it was still difficu...

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Year 10 animation workshops Budding animators and film makers in Year 10 created comedy animations based on ‘A Day in The Life of a Bug’.  Pupils worked in groups to plan, film and edit their animations.  Hopefully the caught the bug for Moving Image Arts A-Level. Braid Print Workshops with Artist Maurice Orr and Joyce Majiski In the build-up to the opening of...

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  Carol Service on Tuesday 15th December at 7pm. Everyone welcome! Tickets £5 Concession £2. All proceeds in aid of our sister school in Ghana. ...

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This year all Year 8 pupils were involved in Bookbuzz! Bookbuzz is a reading programme from Booktrust, which supports schools to encourage reading for pleasure, independent choice and to develop a whole school reading culture. Students were given the chance to choose their own free book to keep from a wide range of titles and genres which were chosen by a panel of experts.   ...

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2015 Shoe Box Appeal!

25 Nov 2015

Another triumphant year for the annual Shoe Box Appeal!  Our shoe boxes go to families in Bosnia and Croatia through a local charity group called Road of Hope....

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J.B. Higgins (10 Laragh) is the winner of our school’s internal film making competition – ‘First Line Films’. The competition was run by the English Department as part of a range of activities to mark National Poetry Day. The theme of National Poetry Day 2015 was light. For our competition, pupils were asked to choose one poem from a specified list all exploring the ...

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