Lots of fun was had in the Chemistry Department celebrating Mole Day. The theme this year was Despicamole Me. Congratulations to the joint first place winners Lauren Johnston, Matthew McAteer, Aoife Leyden and Beth Lundy. A big thank you to India Clements in 9-5 for her Minion cake.
At lunchtime today we held our Champions of Champions Badminton Tournament for Year 12 girls. Each class have been competing over the last few weeks during curriculum PE class to be their class champions. The class champions were as follows: Beth Wilson & Anusree Shibu Tierna Cunningham & Feby babu Beth Mc Court & Bronagh Mullan Jennifer Hughes & Francesca Quattromano After two great semi-finals, our finalists were Beth Wilson & Anusree Shibu against Beth McCourt & Bronagh Mu
As part of our Pastoral Programme Year 8 pupils are learning how to become responsible ‘digital citizens.’ This is a our Year 8 focus and we are involving our parents in this journey. We invite our 8 parents to check their email for some follow up discussion questions at home.
Year 9 students had an opportunity to learn about the benefits of red meat in a healthy diet from Wendy Donaldson of the Livestock and Meat Commission. They also were able to sample some tasty dishes such as Yummy Lamb Curry, Beef Nachos and Balsamic Beef Ragu.
Thank you to Mrs Lavery and the prefect team for organising a lovely coffee morning to raise funds for Friends of the Cancer Centre. We are delighted to be able to support this very worthy cause. A special thanks to all our students who bought and baked buns and cakes and to all those who gave so generously on the morning.
Congratulations to Oscar Conlon from Year 10 who was selected as winner of Rathmore’s KS3 Poetry Day Competition for his compelling words regarding Climate Change. He has written an outstanding poem and we are very proud of him.
Congratulations to Aoife Rooney who has received the 2019 Ray Winstone Award for achieving the highest marks in the UK in her drama exam. Aoife attends the Belfast School of Speech and Drama which operates from the Parish Centre. They enrol and prepare Aoife for these exams and they are very proud of her achievement. This is the first national award they have received. We also wish to congratulate our Drama Department for their encouragement and guidance in helping Aoife reac
Year 10 students became Forensic Investigators and were given opportunity to analyse real clues from one of Australia's most famous murder crimes. They loved the insight into the career and it was a very enjoyable day for all.