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
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28-Sep-2022
Congratulations to 6th yr student Caitlin Thompson who is a member of the Board of Directors and National Council of Foroige, the National Youth Development Organisation, and an elected representative of over 50,000 young people in Foroige nationwide
04-Sep-2022
New School Opening
29-Jul-2022
Best wishes to Clodagh Gill has been selected to represent Ireland at the upcoming European Youth Olympic Festival
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