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
Dec
20 2018
School Carol Service in St. Patricks Church
Dec
21 2018
School Pantomime
Jan
07 2019
Class resumes after Christmas
Jan
17 2019
Staff Meeting/Subject Department Planning
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!
16-Nov-2018
Congratulations to Roisin Flynn, Sharon Farrell and Grace Judge who were awarded entrance scholarships to UCD based on their Leaving Certificate results 2018. Well done girls!
27-Oct-2018
Our Transitions year students are having a wonderful time exploring the sites of Madrid and surrounding areas!
21-Oct-2018
Congratulations to Amy McGowan who took silver medal in the 100m backstroke and Emma Hughes who took bronze in the 100m Butterfly at the Connacht Senior Schools Championships today. Well done to our other students who took part to
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