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Pupils set to cook up a storm in final

Lily Neill and Hannah Ewing, a team of pupils from Drumglass High School in Dungannon have been named a regional finalist of the 2017 Mount Charles Big School Cook Off, and will progress to the grand finale in June.

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Students speak out at contest

Students speak out at contest

A collaborative project between Cookstown High School and Holy Trinity College which commenced in January, 2016 successfully presented its annual Public Speaking Final.

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Dr Keith Seffen

Cambridge teaching prize for 'Raineyite'

A former Rainey Endowed School pupil has won a prize for teaching excellence at Cambridge University.

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Piaras crowned best electrician at awards

Piaras crowned best electrician at awards

A DUNGANNON student has been crown best electrician at this year’s skillELECTRIC awards.

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Tony Dardis, former principal of East Tyrone College has passed away

Former East Tyrone College principal 'remembered fondly' after news of death

The former principal of East Tyrone College - which merged to form part of South West College - has been 'remembered fondly' by staff following news of his death.
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The ASC's sensory garden in the centre of the school

St Joseph’s College: Helping autistic students hone talents for life

It doesn’t happen very often that you visit a secondary school, and hear its students say they ‘just don’t want to leave’.

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SWC student at China's Olympic Village

Dungannon students see China on once-in-a-lifetime trip

South West College Dungannon students were among 20 from a handful of NI schools that have just returned from the trip of a lifetime to China.

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Interview smart at High School

Interview smart at High School

The latest stage in the development of shared education in Cookstown took place on Tuesday, March 28 with the first Year 12 Interview Skills Day organised by Cookstown High School and Holy Trinity College and facilitated by Eye4Education. 

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St Patrick’s launches their Super Sub

St Patrick’s launches their Super Sub

Students from St Patrick’s Academy in Dungannon celebrated the official launch of their unique sandwich, which goes on sale in SUBWAY® stores across Northern Ireland this month, following the team’s race to victory in the country’s first Design a Sub Challenge.

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Pictured is Asda Cookstown Community Champion, Janice Gibson with pupils from the Holy Trinity Nursery.

Holy Trinity kids enjoy ASDA Easter eggs-travaganza

Children from Holy Trinity Nursery were treated to an ‘eggs-tra’ special Easter surprise this week by Asda Cookstown Community Champion, Janice Gibson.

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Rainey Endowed students reach new heights in rocket competition

Rainey Endowed students reach new heights in rocket competition

Students from Rainey Endowed School are through to the national final of the UK Youth Rocketry Challenge (UKRoC).

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Top 20 books you claim to have read (but probably haven't)

Four in ten of us claim to have read a book they've never picked up in order to appear more cultured in front of friends.

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Rainey Endowed winning team

Magherafelt students ‘lift off’ into national Rocketry final

Students from Rainey Endowed School are through to the national final of the UK Youth Rocketry Challenge (UKRoC).

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St Mary’s for BBC Radio Ulster School Choir Of The Year

St Mary’s for BBC Radio Ulster School Choir Of The Year

The search continues to find Northern Ireland’s top junior and senior school choirs.

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St Mary’s aim for place in Choir final

St Mary’s aim for place in Choir final

Following on from the success of the last two years, 60 choirs from across Northern Ireland will be singing to impress as they battle it out for a place in the final of the BBC Radio Ulster School Choir Of The Year 2017.

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PiView Alternative Energy Team (Left to Right) Roan Anderson, Jack Scott, Simon Paine, TJ Lindsay,

Pupils win Inspired Work

Cookstown High School Young Innovators won the coveted ‘Inspired Work’ Award at the National Fair for Young Scientists and Engineers at the NEC, Birmingham last week.

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Martin McGuinness as he signed his resignation letter

Teachers Union defers strike in respect for Martin McGuinness

Teachers Union INTO has deferred its planned half day strike on Thursday following news of the death of former Deputy First Minister, Martin McGuinness

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Students test their wits in Linguistics Olympiad

Students test their wits in Linguistics Olympiad

Talented problem solvers from Cookstown High School schools tested their minds against the world’s toughest puzzles in logic, language and linguistics during the qualifying round of the ADAPT All Ireland Linguistics Olympiad on February 1.

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Pupils from St Patrick’s Maghera triumph in finance challenge

Pupils from St Patrick’s Maghera triumph in finance challenge

Financial knowledge, quick decision making, and good teamwork have helped three schools, including St Patrick’s Maghera, win a competition challenging pupils to show their investment skills.

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Pupils join Global Learning

Pupils join Global Learning

Schools in Mid-Ulster can bring the world into their classrooms this term by joining the Global Learning Programme (GLP). 

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