Year 13 English Literature pupils went to the Seamus Heaney Homeplace on Friday 28 February. Their guide Marie gave them a wonderful insight to the poet’s life life and work as they toured the exhibition.
Recently, Emma Duffy (Year 9), Eve Wilson (Year 9) and Leia Phenix (Year 10) participated in the Queen's University Heat of the Irish Federation of University Women Public Speaking Competition. The girls were required to create a 2-3 minute speech on an unseen topic and had 45 minutes to prepare and learn this. A very daunting task but one which our girls met with great conviction! Emma spoke on the issue of leisure discussing, "My music is other people's noise". Eve spoke on
Congratulations to four of our Year 8 girls for participating in the Irish Schools Swimming Championships in Dublin. The girls qualified for this tournament through their performance at the Ulster Schools Swimming event in October. A fantastic achievement for a group of girls who show real promise in the pool. They are Sinead McQuillan, Polly Birt, Mae Ryan and Catherine Doyle.
Past pupil Lauren Carroll and current student Lauren Johnston represented Rathmore at the opening of the annual True Colours Exhibition in the Ulster Museum. The Art Department are very proud of their work!
On Monday 27th January, Rathmore hosted a visit from Microsoft (U.S.). This is the second time in six months that the school has been privileged to host a visit from members of the Microsoft Education team based in Redmond, Seattle. Our pupils and teachers were able to showcase how the school has successfully piloted the use of OneNote and Teams to support students in their learning. The team were very keen to listen to feedback from our pupils and teachers and they were very
Congratulations to our Year 11 Hurling Team who won the Leopold Cup last week. It was a tough game and St. Patrick's high School, Keady put up an excellent fight. Well done to all involved. Cormac Blaney was presented with the cup by Jimmy Smith. Congratulations to Deaglan Mooney who was awarded Man of the Match.