St. Mary's Secondary School, Ballina
The school with a warm welcome, a caring heart & a guarantee of excellence

Green Schools

Green Schools
08-December-16
Green Schools

St Mary’s is a registered Green School and a member of the Irish Environmental Conservation School Clubs.

St Marys was awarded a Green Schools Flag in May 2015 in Waste Reduction and Recycling.

We are at the moment working on our second flag which is the Energy Flag.

The Green School’s team consists of members from First year to Leaving Certificate.

It is headed by St Mary’s Green School’s Co-ordinator Ms. Wall.

All students are encouraged to participate. Students in Transition Year and Fifth year use it for the voluntary work module that is required for their Gaisce programme.

What we recycle?

In St Mary’s we recycle

  • batteries
  • mobile phones
  • printer cartridges
  • paper cardboard
  • plastic bottles
  • plastic lids (caps)
  • tin cans

The students fortnightly go down to the local town to collect batteries from the businesses whom they have formed strong links with. These batteries are sent to WEEE Ireland whom donates the money made from them to the Lauralynn Children’s Hospice. In September 2015, St Mary’s was one of two secondary schools in Ireland that was awarded a certificate, a laptop and sports equipment by WEEE Ireland for our great efforts in recycling batteries.

Events
May
02 2017
Regional Track and Field Athletics
May
02 2017
Ty Gaisce Bronze Adventure Journey
May
05 2017
Leaving Cert Art-Craftwork Practical Exam
May
08 2017
Leaving Cert: Art Still Life Practical Exam
24-Apr-2017
Deal with the Wheels YSI winners of Make our Community Better Challenge Awards
24-Apr-2017
Congratulations to our 5th year Economics students Sharon Farrell & Jessica Ryan who won silver medals at the 2017 YEOTY Awards in Galway today.
07-Apr-2017
Thanks to everyone in St Marys who participated in our YSI Awareness Week
07-Apr-2017
Womens world rugby cup comes to Ballina
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St. Mary's Secondary School
Convent Hill
Ballina
Co. Mayo
Ireland
F26 R928

353 96 70333

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