St. Mary's Secondary School, Ballina
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Young Pioneer

08-December-16
Young Pioneer

St Mary’s under the encouragement of Ms Wall run a Young Pioneers Club in school. Students are encouraged to take the pledge not to drink till they are eighteen. They also take on activities to help their local community and to develop their communication and social skills such as

  • Christmas Shoe Box Appeal
  • Knitting hats for Age Action (Smoothie Hats)
  • Christmas carolling in the Nursing Homes and in Ballina Hospital.
  • Making St Brigid’s crosses for the residents of the two Nursing Homes and the hospital patients.
  • Playing traditional music and Irish dancing in the Nursing homes for St Patrick’s day.
  • Organising guest speakers to talk on issues of interest and holding workshops e.g. knitting and crochet.
  • Participating in the Ballina Feis in singing, music, poetry and drama
  • Hosting an ice-cream day for Down Syndrome Ireland
  • Holding a parents evening to demonstrate their yearly achievements
Events
Dec
04 2018
Leaving Cert Parent Teacher Meeting
Dec
20 2018
School Carol Service in St. Patricks Church
Dec
21 2018
School Pantomime
Jan
07 2019
Class resumes after Christmas
18-Nov-2018
Congratulations to students Amy McGowan, Ellen Fair and Ciara Carr who received Higher Achievement Awards today from the Royal Irish Academy of Music based on their singing exam results. Well done girls!
16-Nov-2018
Congratulations to Roisin Flynn, Sharon Farrell and Grace Judge who were awarded entrance scholarships to UCD based on their Leaving Certificate results 2018. Well done girls!
27-Oct-2018
Our Transitions year students are having a wonderful time exploring the sites of Madrid and surrounding areas!
21-Oct-2018
Congratulations to Amy McGowan who took silver medal in the 100m backstroke and Emma Hughes who took bronze in the 100m Butterfly at the Connacht Senior Schools Championships today. Well done to our other students who took part to
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St. Mary's Secondary School
Convent Hill
Ballina
Co. Mayo
Ireland
F26 R928

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