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Radio Cracker

2 Dec 2019

On Monday the 2nd December we went to Ballymena to sing on Radio Cracker.  Mrs Milner and our choir teacher Mrs Brookman were there to support us. We travelled on a bus with the P2 class from Portglenone Primary as they were invited along as well.  We had been practising for a long time and we were really looking forward to the event.  When we arrived at the Tower Centre we went s...

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The Christmas fayre

29 Nov 2019

On the 27th of November there was a Christmas fair. The           fayre was in the Wild Duck.  The fayre was lots of fun. There were a lot stalls where you could get your nails done, face painted, lots of sweets or lots of other Christmas stuff. Our school organised a tombola, in the tombola you pay a pound for three attempts to draw a numbe...

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Ice Hockey 2019

29 Nov 2019

On Friday 29th November P3,4,5,6&7 went to SSE Arena, Belfast to see an ice hockey match. At 1:30 everyone got on 3 different buses and went off to Belfast to see the WildCats vs Huskies. When we got to the SSE Arena we all got into our seats and the match started to the sound of music and cheering. We all had hope that the WildCats would win the match. But the WildCats lost because when we...

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Pope Francis declared that the month of October was Mission Month. The Primary 6 pupils spoke to the pupils at Assembly about hoe we are all called to be          missionaries. St. Therese is the patron saint of missions, even though she never went on any missions. She still became the patron saint because every day she made little acts of k...

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Road Safety Week

25 Nov 2019

This year Road Safety week was from the 18th-24th of November. Here at St. Mary’s the entire school took part in activities to help us learn and understand how important it is to be safe on the roads.   In Primary Five we designed a Road Safety Poster, we completed word searches, puzzles and other fun activities and we decided on a set of rules to help us stay safe o...

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  On Friday the 22nd November our school football team went to the Cumann na mBunscol 5-a-side Gaelic tournament in the Antrim Forum . There were 14 teams including St. Mary’s PS Portglenone (us). We were split into two groups of seven teams including: St. Joseph’s Crumlin, Mary Queen of Peace, St. Oliver Plunkett’s Toome, Moneynick, St Pauls Ahoghill.   I...

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P4 Visit the Library

21 Nov 2019

On Thursday 21st November we visited the local library.  Deirdre from the library invited us down to learn all about how the library works.  She even told us that we could borrow up to 9 books at a time and it wouldn't cost us a penny.  On the first visit we looked at how the fiction books were organised, they are all in alphabetical order using the authors surname, Deirdre tested...

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On Tuesday 19th November, Primary 6 took part in a road safety activity as part of Road Safety Week. This is the second year we have taken part in this            programme. Our Sustrans supervisor was called Johnny McCrystal. Johnny took us to the top playground and taught us some cool activities that can help us to be safe on the roa...

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Anti-bulling Week

15 Nov 2019

  Every year, we take part in Anti-Bullying week during the month of November. The theme for this year was ‘Change Starts With Us’.   The School Council did an assembly for the whole school to teach us about the importance of being an Anti-Bullying School and how we can work together as a school community. They also encouraged us to take part in a poster competit...

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A New School Year

8 Nov 2019

Primary 7 opened the school year with a special assembly on the 8th November. The Assembly was called:  ‘Called to be Holy’ Year 7 practised really hard for their assembly and, after 4 days, the Assembly was put on. In the presentation there was miming, bible reading and the song ‘Who do you say that I am’ from ‘Grow in love’.P7 all took part an...

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