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The Year 8 and 9 students of St. Malachy’s were delighted to welcome Patricia Gee from the Environmental Health Office of Down County Council along with former student, Fire Fighter Darren McAllister
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On Tuesday 21st October, John Gilgunn from ‘Whitsitt Safety Services’ visited the school to advise the Construction and Built Environment students from Year 13 and 14 on the current Health and Safety Regulations associated with Construction.

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Hospitality and Home Economics’ students at St. Malachy’s High School, Castlewellan, were recently treated to a fun and creative cookery demonstration by Mrs Patricia Mc Clean from the Livestock and Meat Commission.
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Award-winning author, Sheena Wilkinson, facilitated a creative writing workshop with an A’level English class in St Malachy’s High School. The students must produce a creative writing piece as part of their coursework for English Literature.

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Student Leadership Programme August 2014

We focused on five core skills of leadership – five things that leaders do differently or better than others:
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Mr Des Ferris (Past Pupil and Managing Director of Nature’s Best) held a workshop with a group of year 13 & 14 students on how supermarkets compete with each other. The students gained an excellent insight into the various tasks Des has to carry out in his daily life. The Year 13 & 14 Business Studies students are pictured with past pupil, Mr Des Ferris and their teacher, Head of Business Studies, Mrs Claire Vernon.
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St. Malachy's  High School Art & Design Department Annual Key Stage 3 Award Certificates were presented by Art teacher Mrs M. Reavey, at a recent ceremony in the Department.

The recipients were:
Year 10

Best boy- Tiernan Egan     runner up- Chris O'Connor

Best girl - Saorlaith Rooney    runner up - Nicole Gallagher
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St Malachy’s hurlers successfully defended their U-16 title again in Cookstown with a hard fought victory over Antrim school, Our Lady of Lourdes, Ballymoney in the final, making it three years in a row as champions.

In the final St Malachy’s faced a well organised Ballymoney team who had a large squad of talented hurlers at their disposal and who had a number of convincing wins in the group stages.
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Year 11 & 12 Motor Vehicle studies students at St Malachy’s High School were involved in the ‘Too Young to Die’ workshop on Monday 29th September. Pictured from left are Claire Murphy (BRAKE), Mr Peter Hynes (Head of Year 14), Mrs Joan McCombe (Principal), Mr Keith Faloon (Motor Vehicle Studies) and Tracey Doherty (Road Safety Education officer).
Local Insurance Broker Autoline Insurance Group has once again joined forces with road safety charity Brake to deliver a hard-hitting campaign to young drivers and passengers in a bid to help prevent the number of deaths and injuries on County Down’s roads.
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On Thursday 25th September, Year 11 students along with their parents and guardians gathered in St. Malachy's High School, Castlewellan to celebrate Junior Prize Giving. 

The evening began with a variety of musical treats courtesy of the school choir accompanied by students from the music department. Parents, students and staff were treated to musical numbers by Gary Barlow, Game of Thrones and numbers from the up and coming musical at the school, ‘Annie’.

Principal, Mrs Joan McCombe praised all Year 11 students for their achievements to date. She recognised this event as a significant occasion in the school calendar, one which she acknowledged with pride. She recognised that the recent formal exam results achieved at St. Malachy's continued to rise.

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Students at St Malachy’s High School recently took part in Young Enterprise Northern Ireland’s exciting new programme, ‘Your School Your Business’.

Funded by the Department of Education Northern Ireland, the programme shows students the similarities between their school and the world of business through hands-on, interactive games and problem-solving activities. Your School Your Business is the newest in Young Enterprise Northern Ireland’s suite of core programmes.

Your School Your Business is designed to help make the transition to post-primary school easier for the new students, and to make the experience a positive one.

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Drum cert: Sarah Bragger, a Year 9 student from St Malachy’s High School is pictured with her drums tutor, Mr Keith Kinney. She has recently received her debut certificate in her first drums exam.

Music cert: Sean Beattie, Year 9 and Aine McNally, Year 10 are pictured with their voice tutor Miss Susan Graham. Sean recently received his Grade 1 certificate in voice and Aine received her Grade 3 at a very high distinction level for pop vocals.

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The second book in the Pony Friends Forever series; Pony Surprise, is to be launched on Saturday 20th September at Lessans Riding Stables where the books are set.

 

Mrs Burgess has combined her love for reading and writing with her daughter’s love of horses to create this successful series aimed at 5-10 year-olds.

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Mrs Orla O’Neill (Vice Principal of St Malachy’s High School) is pictured with Year 13 student Sean Carvill congratulating him on his recent golfing success. Sean took part in ‘Captains Day’ at Temple Golf club last weekend winning overall. He also took part in ‘The Open’ over the same weekend of golf beating all other  players in the competition. Sean is a member Savages Golf Society, Castlewellan.

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Mrs Orla O’Neill (Vice Principal) is pictured with Year 13 student Dearbhla Magee after her successful win as part of the Down Camogie Team at the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland premier Junior Camogie Final. Dearbhla was part of the winning team who beat Laois by a fantastic 1-12 to 1-8. Staff and students wish many congratulations to Dearbhla on her success and to our past pupils also on the team, Anna Rogan, Karen McMullan, Emma McCormick and Lisa McAiskey.

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The Mourne Mountains Landscape Partnership is a Heritage Lottery funding initiative, based around the themes of natural, built and cultural heritage. The Creative Mourne project is about using the arts as a medium to bring alive the stories of the landscape and this year will be created through “The Big Weave “, in the form of four tapestries.

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