Nicole Reid competed in the Northern Ireland final of the Soroptomist Public Speaking competition in Hilsborough on Saturday 7th February 2015. Over 1000 girls entered the competition and there were 15 finalists.
This year for our SU weekend we went to Mullerton House in Annalong. Our Speaker for the weekend was Jonny Farrell who spoke on the theme “My Story, Your Story, God’s Story.”
Ten Year 11 Media Studies pupils; Cora Montgomery, Laura Strain, Selena McKay, Aimee Davis, Jamie McMinn, Sarah Logan, Dylan Hagan, Ellie Cooke, Emma Shannon, and Chloe Evans were extremely lucky to be selected to attend a Cinemagic event being held in Ashfield Girls’ School, Belfast on Friday 6th February.
On Sunday the 8th February members of the Junior Choir took part in the Peace Proms Concert in the Odyssey Arena, Belfast. This was a wonderful opportunity to sing live with the The Cross Border Orchestra of Ireland with pupils from other schools across the province to promote peace and unity in our society.
Piper Grahame Harris came to Ballyclare Secondary School to give a demonstration of his piping and drumming skills during assembly. The volume certainly kept everyone awake. He came to school to advertise a course in Ulster-Scots music being offered in school free of charge to pupils under the auspices of the Ulster Scots Agency.