St. Mary's Secondary School, Ballina
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National Literacy Award!

St. Mary’s Secondary School has won the PDST ‘Wellread National Award’. This is a national initiative designed and organised by the Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST).
28-November-18
National Literacy Award!

Top national award for St. Mary’s Secondary School, Ballina, Co. Mayo.

It is official! St. Mary’s Secondary School has won the PDST ‘Wellread National Award’. This is a national initiative designed and organised by the Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST) to create a heightened awareness of the importance of a culture of reading in school communities for young people, as part of their personal and academic development.

Principal, Mr Robert O’Reilly, Literacy Coordinator, Angela Donoghue and senior students, Grace Ferguson and Lorna Salmon represented the wider school community at the awards ceremony in Dublin on Tuesday 27th November.

The Literacy Team initiatives undertaken included Book Clubs, Drop Everything and Read, a vibrant and busy Literacy Week, pop-up book shop, visiting writer, book tasting and the creation of a new school library.

Events
Jan
17 2019
Staff Meeting/Subject Department Planning
Jan
21 2019
Second Year Parent Teacher Meeting
Jan
31 2019
Enrolment / Open Night
Feb
04 2019
Mock Examinations (3rd & 6th years)
09-Jan-2019
Congratulations to cousins Leah Hannon (2nd year) and Lauren Tuffy (TY), who qualified for the BT Young Scientist competition!
09-Jan-2019
Congratulations to our U16 Basketball team who beat Colaiste Pobal Setanta in the Cup Semi Final in NUIG yesterday!
19-Dec-2018
Well done to the 5th Year LCVP class with teachers Patricia Gordon and Mark Barrett who organised a trip to the cinema for other students as a fundraiser for the River Moy Search and Rescue Ballina. They raised €600 for this worth
18-Nov-2018
Congratulations to students Amy McGowan, Ellen Fair and Ciara Carr who received Higher Achievement Awards today from the Royal Irish Academy of Music based on their singing exam results. Well done girls!
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Convent Hill
Ballina
Co. Mayo
Ireland
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