St Louis Grammar School
Ballymena
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Manchester Trip

13 Dec 2017

Heavy snow and freezing temperatures meant it was an early start for the Year 9 pupils and staff who were travelling to Manchester for the school’s second annual Soccer Trip.   Despite the weather, it was a smooth ferry crossing from Dublin to Holyhead on the splendid Ulysses ship.  There was a stop off enroute to Manchester at the Cheshire Oaks Outlet for a spot of lunch a...

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House Trip

13 Dec 2017

A great day had by all at our House Trip to Peter Pan at the Grand Opera House! Well done to all our winners! ...

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Past pupil, Niamh Gould has been selected as a finalist in the British Education Awards 2018  A level category.   Niamh and her family have been invited to a gala dinner in theHilton Manchester on Wednesday 31st January when the overall winner will be announced.   This is an excellent achievement for Niamh and very deserving given her excellent results....

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Lego League!

11 Dec 2017

  St Louis compete in first Lego League programming challenge finishing in 6th place overall! Well done to all involved and special thanks to Mr McAfee and Mr McNaughton. ...

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Ulster Colleges Senior Camogie St Louis midfielder Maura Downey in action during Monday’s Corn Uan Uladh semi-final win over St Pat’s Maghera in Ballymena. Pic by John McIlwaine Corn Uan Uladh semi-final St Louis Ballymena 4-1 St Patrick’s Maghera 0-3 St Louis Ballymena won the last of their five Corn Uan Uladh titles in 1951 and yesterday they reached their first fin...

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The Raven

6 Dec 2017

Well done to Mr O'Hare and his contributors on issue 1 of 'The Raven', a literary magazine for St Louis'. A wonderful anthology of impressive creative work from our students! ...

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Shoebox Appeal 2017

6 Dec 2017

Once again, the St Louis’ community responded to the Christmas Shoebox Appeal with overwhelming generosity. The school collected 251 shoeboxes filled with presents which were lovingly made up by pupils, parents and staff for the desperately underprivileged in Eastern Europe. The ‘Road of Hope’ charity will deliver these shoeboxes to those trapped in poverty for various rea...

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The winners of this year’s Christmas Card Competition, run by the Art department was won by Anna Neeson in Year 9.  Anna’s design will be this year’s official St Louis’ Christmas card.  Well done to runners up Ciara McCormick in 10 Lisbreen and Aimee Kelly 10 Lisbreen, who all received prizes for their efforts. ...

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World Mounted Games

6 Dec 2017

Year 11 pupil, Brigid Delargy, had the opportunity to travel to New Zealand to represent Ireland in the World Mounted Games Championship in Auckland.   After the long journey, the team then had three days to familiarise themselves with five horses which they had never seen before! They had three rounds to get through in a bid to qualify into the ‘A’ final. Incredibly, Ir...

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Two Year 13 students were recognised for their tremendous volunteering efforts at the Credit Union’s ‘First Young People’s Awards’, which was held on Monday 13thNovember at the Adair Arms Hotel in Ballymena. Daniella Timperley won the ‘Leadership’ award and Ellie Barry was runner up in the same category. The aim of this event was to give recognition to tee...

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