We are looking for dancers, singers, musicians, comedians…. from all classes, for our first ever “St. Mary’s Got Talent, Show“! It promises to be a great afternoon of entertainment… indeed if early indications are anything to go by we will have to start at 9.10 am as soon as the morning bell rings, to fit in all the acts signed up!
It’s being organised by our Student Council who are busy, making posters, and signing up acts, from individuals, groups and classes. So any budding entertainers, if you haven’t already signed up, get in touch with your Student Council Representatives.
All those taking part please note, you have until Wednesday, to have your act polished and ready for performance. If you intend using a sound track, please speak to your teacher before Wednesday.
All classes are invited to watch, entrance is £1/pupil, with all money raised going towards school funds.
Pictured is the award presented to St Mary’s for encouraging and inspiring young people in STEM subjects through the use of STEM ambassadors.
Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths are areas which have increasing relevance in our society and we hope to equip children with the necessary skills to pursue future careers and interests in these areas.
Our Student Council are organising a Christmas Jumper Day this Friday, 15th of December. Charge £1/pupil or £2/family, proceeds will be split, between schools funds and the Saint Vincent de Paul, Christmas Appeal.
Remember the essential elements of a Christmas Jumper: A Christmas/Winter scene with excessive amounts of green and red, embellished with glitter, lights, puff balls, bells….and why not top it all off with a Santa hat!
Thank you to the Student Council who organised a colouring competition last week as part of our “Odd Sock Day” marking Anti- bullying week. The winners were announced in Assembly today and all the lucky winners received a prize…of guess what? … A pair of cosy socks!!
This week is “Anti Bullying Week”. The theme this year is “All Equal, All Different, All Together”. On Friday we will have a special Assembly to mark the occasion and raise awareness of the issues around Bullying. We will talk about: what is bullying and how everyone has a role to play in helping, “To spot and to stop” bullying.
To add a little fun and to raise awareness that we are all different, and all unique, we are asking pupils to wear odd socks this Friday! The crazier the mismatch of colours and patterns the better.
The PE Uniforms have arrived. They have been bagged and are ready to go. They can be collected on Monday, September 4th between 2.15pm and 4pm. If you cannot make it, then you can send in any outstanding balance in a clearly labelled, sealed envelope to school with your child on Monday.
There have been some enquiries about submitting new orders for PE gear. If you wish to purchase any items you can do so through O’Neill’s Sports Store in Newry. They will carry St Mary’s gear year round.
If you have any questions please contact the school office.
Well done to the winner of the medal design competition for the 2017 Mullaghbawn GAA 5K Fun Run. The lucky winner’s design was selected from entries submitted by all of the P7 year group. It’s really eye-catching, so make sure you go along to the event later in the summer to get your hands on one! Thanks to the Anne and Tracey from the club for organising the competition and providing the lucky winner with a designer half-zip.
Please note that the school is phasing in a new PE uniform of navy tracksuit bottoms, with a blue trim and the school crest. These will be worn with the existing blue PE polo shirt. Anyone with the existing grey tracksuit bottoms are still permitted to wear them next year.
Other PE items that are available to purchase include a navy half-zip and navy shorts, both with the same blue trim and school crest.
There will be two sessions next week for ordering. These will be held on Tuesday and Thursday afternoon from 2pm – 4pm in the school assembly hall. We will have samples in different sizes to try on both afternoons.
The prices are listed below. A deposit of £10 is required for the half-zip and bottoms and £5 for the shorts to secure an order.
- Tracksuit bottoms £24
- Half-zip £25 (optional initials £2 extra)
- Shorts £8