Congratulations to Year 13 Pupil Caolán McKee who has received a Mary Peters trust award for his achievements in Judo. This award supports him financially in attending his competitions, training camps and sessions throughout the year representing Ireland, Northern Ireland and Rathmore Grammar School at an international level. This is the second year he has achieved this award.
During the season of Lent, our Year 8 pupils have been learning about the importance of ‘Land Rights’ and how they play a vital role in the lives of some of the poorest people in our world. Each Year 8 pupil was asked to create a 2-4 speech minute entitled, “Land Rights are…”. Out of 192 Year 8 pupils, 12 finalists were selected to participate in the annual Trocaire Public Speaking Competition. Our judges, Mrs. McCormick and our two buddies, Clodagh Davis and Adam O’Neill, we
Huge congratulations to Ciara Brennan (Year 13) and Olivia McCrystal (Year 12) who finished as runners up in the Ulster Senior Section of the Irish Schools' Golf Championship which was held in Carnalea Golf Club last Friday. Well done to you Olivia and Ciara on an excellent combined 48 gross points and only two members on the team! We are very proud of all their hard work and dedication.
On Tuesday 9th April three teams competed in the NI Netball Schools League Finals, our Juniors, Inters and Seniors. Juniors came out on top against Our Lady and St Pats Knock with a scoreline of 23-19, which makes them both NI Shield and League winners! Well Done girls! Our Inters narrowly missed out by 2 goals against a strong Aquinas team finishing up 30-28. Our Seniors played Sacred Heart from Newry who are unbeaten all year, at half time the score line was 16-16 and with
Earlier this week author Joffre White delivered a dynamic and inspirational presentation to Year 8 and 9 students on writing and the power of words. He worked with junior classes throughout the day and led a group of Year 10 pupils through a creative writing workshop.
Eco Schools complete their annual clean up with students from St Annes Primary School. Both teams worked very hard to clean their surrounding environment removing a whopping 15 bags of rubbish. Rathmore's Eco team and St Annes' Eco Agency are currently working on ensuring that there are public bins available in the surrounding areas, thus ensuring litter is being placed where it is supposed to.