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
Nov 30
2021
Leaving Cert Parent Teacher Meeting
Dec 22
2021
Class ends for Christmas Holidays
Jan 06
2022
Class resumes after Christmas
Jan 13
2022
Staff Meeting/Subject Department Planning
09-Nov-2021
TY Debating Team through to Mayo Association Finals
08-Nov-2021
Parents Webinar: The importance of sleep for our teenagers
05-Nov-2021
One year ago we witnessed the beginning of a dream realised. Watch the timeline of the first day of construction to the present day!
Convent Hill, Ballina, Co. Mayo, F26 R928
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