St. Mary's Secondary School, Ballina

Young Pioneer

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
Dec 01
2020
School Closed: JCT Staff In-service
03-Jun-2020
St Mary's Gaisce and Wellbeing team are offering your daughter the chance to register now for the prestigious President's Gaisce Awards.
31-May-2020
Your summer holidays have finally arrived after what has been a challenging and difficult year. You have shown great resilience and character in the way you have coped with online teaching and learning.
26-May-2020
We ran a fabulous competition for our TY students recently, to test their cooking skills in a Masterchef competition! Congratulations to the overall winner Chloe Sweeney for her main course and dessert entry!
Convent Hill, Ballina, Co. Mayo, F26 R928
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