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St Mary’s High School Raise Funds For Action MS

Well done to the pupils of St Mary’s High School in Downpatrick who took part in a Sponsored Walk for Shared Education in conjunction with Nendrum College, Comber. St. Marys raised the total sum of £2360 in their efforts.

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Food Bank Community Project At St Mary’s Benefits All

Girls from Year 12 at St Mary’s High School in Downpatrick with their teacher, Mr Cahal Murphy and Lynsey Lloyd from the Youth Service took part in a project as part of their ONC qualification in Learning to Live Together. Shirley Lennon, the Volunteer Coordinator visited the school to explain…

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St Mary’s High School Art Exhibition Now Showing In St Patrick Centre

St Mary’s High School pupils in their fifth year studying for A-Level Art and Design have presented an exhibition of their work in the Grove Gallery at the St Patrick Centre. The exhibition is a high-quality display of fashion items, video, paintings and drawings with ceramic items and other pieces,…

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St Mary’s High School Pupils Present Cheques To Charities

Pupils at St Mary’s High School in Downpatrick presented cheques to three local charities following their Lenten fundraising effort. They ran cake sales and a number of other events and the benefactors were Trócaire, SWAN (Syndromes Without a Name) and Concern. Well done the pupils at St Mary’s High School…

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Vivomed Supports St Mary’s Health And Social Care Students

Ballymote Pharmacy in association with Vivomed recently agreed to sponsor St Mary’s High School Sixth Form Health and Social Care students by donating medical equipment to assist with practical classroom-based training. Mairead Arkins, Senior Teacher at St Mary’s and Head of the Department for Health and Social Care said: “St…

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Year 10 St Mary’s High School Pupils At STEM Seminar

Year 10 pupils at St Mary’s High School in Downpatrick enjoy as challenging STEM session with Sentinel facillitator Pat Jenison and teacher Ms Louise O’Prey in preparation for examening future career options. The session involved team-building, problem-solving and they had to build a small car on the theme of renewable…

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St Mary’s High School Pupils Become Legal Eagles In Living Law Programme

Year 13 students from St Mary’s High School are pictured who are currently taking part in the Living Law Programme organised through the Attorney General’s Office. The students will be given an insight into the study of law through a series of events and practical activities that will take place…

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St Mary’s High School Lifts Prestigious United Nations Global Citizen Award

Two Year 14 students from St Mary’s High School have been presented  with the United Nations Global Citizens Award. Aimee Straney and Leontia Maginn received the highly prestigious award from Sr Vianney on behalf of Sr Deidre Mullan, Director of the Mercy Global Concern at the united Nations in New…

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St Mary’s High School Pupils Win Places In UK Universities And In FE

Congratulations to St Mary’s High School students as they move on to University, Further Education or the World of Work. As the outgoing upper sixth students begin their journey into University, Further Education or the World of Work, School Principal Mrs Sheila Darling and staff of St Mary’s High, Downpatrick…

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St Mary’s High School Make Presentations Following Lenten Fundraising

The St Mary’s High School students in Downpatrick took part in many fundraising activities during Lent. Trocaire received £1073.56 and Sr Mary De Largy on behalf of the Sisters if Mercy, Mazabuka in Africa, received £600. Previous Lenten fundraising has gone to educate two girls in Africa and the money…

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St Mary’s High School Explores Divided Past, Shared Future

ST MARY’S High School in Downpatrick is going from strength to strength and recently the school participated in an important cross-community initiative designed to build bridges for the future towards a more peaceful and shared society in Northern Ireland. Ms Louise O’Prey, Head of Drama at St Mary’s High School,…

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