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Get engineering careers fair

South West College are excited to host the Get Engineering Careers Fair on Saturday, February 25 from 9.30am - 1.30pm in Dungannon.

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Kilross PS pupils with author Claire Savage and principal, Mrs Crossett

Magherafelt author unveils ‘magical’ new children’s book

A former Magherafelt woman is making her mark in the world of children’s fiction with a book inspired by the myths and legends of Northern Ireland’s north coast.

Education
Tyrone students test their wits in All Ireland Linguistics Olympiad

Tyrone students test their wits in All Ireland Linguistics Olympiad

Talented problem solvers from Ashton School in Cookstown High School 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 recently.

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Police and paramedics help drunk teen in Cookstown

Despite ‘increasing teen drinking problems’ funding cuts end vital outreach work on issue

Whilst police continually find themselves dealing with drinking teens, a Mid Ulster charity that could help deal with the issue, can’t - because of funding constraints.

Crime
Lights, camera, action for Holy Trinity College students

Lights, camera, action for Holy Trinity College students

‘A Show in a Box’ production company paid a visit to Holy Trinity College, Cookstown to facilitate a workshop with Year 10 students.

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EA's Online Safer Internet Video Competition�" first prize winners Holy Trinity College, Cookstown, pictured at EA tv studio with Peter Bower UK Safer Internet Centre, Orla O'Hagan NSPCC, Gerard McStocker Teacher, Bernie McNally Chair SBNI, Conor Mallon School Technician and Damian Harvey C2k. Front row: Rosanna Jack Anti-Bullying Forum and TV Presenter Emma-Louise Johnston.

Holy Trinity scoops internet prize

Promoting the Safer Internet Day theme ‘Be the change: unite for a better internet’, the Education Authority announced the winners of its second Online Safety competition.

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Cookstown High School Ski Trip

Cookstown High School Ski Trip

Pupils and staff have just returned from Ski School in Folgaria Italy.

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Graduation mortar on top of books

Spires and Phoenix pupils get active travel

With spring just around the corner, and a stretch in the days, schools across Northern Ireland including two in Magherfelt and Cookstown, are being encouraged to participate in the Translink Eco-Schools Travel Challenge to cut down on car congestion at school gates and help boost pupil health and wellbeing.

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Chief Inspector Ian Magee presents the Shield to the winners of the local heat of the Northern Ireland road safety quiz organised by Road Safe N.I., St. Brigid's Primary School, Mayogall, near Magherafelt, at the Lodge Hotel, Coleraine. Included are back row from left Sam Knox, Road Safety Council, Sydney Henry, Roads Policing, Joan Kinnaird, chair N.I. Road Safety council and Peter Melarkey, Road Safety Council.

P7’s pit their wits in road safety quiz

A team from St. Brigid’s Primary School, Mayogall, near Magherafelt, has won the regional heat of the Northern Ireland Primary School Road Safety Quiz held at the Lodge Hotel, Coleraine.

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Eamon McGuckin Manager Bank of Ireland, Roisin Monaghan Business Advisor Bank of Ireland / Cookstown Rotary, Sandra McKenna Cookstown Rotary, Ann McKenny Head of Business Studies Holy Trinity College, HTC Pupils  FJ Canavan; Miguel Heatherington; Dorian Dascalu; Daniel Wojtek; Rhiannon Loughran; Serena ONeill

Cookstown’s young start-ups impress at the bank

Students from Holy Trinity College and Cookstown High School impressed judges at Cookstown’s Bank of Ireland branch with their business ideas.

Business
Weatherbies author visits Discovering Kids Playgroup

Weatherbies author visits Discovering Kids Playgroup

Maghera based wife, mother, childminder and author, Yvonne Fleming is pleased to announce the release of her first illustrated children’s book from The Weatherbies series named, ‘Sammy Sun Is Coming Out To Play’.

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Students from St Patrick’s create ‘The Super Sub’

Students from St Patrick’s create ‘The Super Sub’

Students from St Patrick’s Academy have been crowned winners of a competition set by the SUBWAY® brand to design and market a new sandwich to be sold in stores across Northern Ireland.

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Action MS say thanks

Action MS say thanks

Action MS presented awards to hundreds of schoolchildren from across the Province at a special Thank You Luncheon.

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A teenager on their mobile

'Help us keep kids safe online' appeal Northern Ireland teachers

Local teachers have backed police calls for parents to talk to their children about staying safe online.
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VIDEO: Famous past pupils and Frank Mitchell feature in amazing Holy Trinity College promo

Famous past pupils, an envious list of extra circulars and even a special mention from Franks Mitchell are some of the highlights of Holy Trinity's smashing school promo video.

Education
Pictured watching a demonstration at Cookstown Open Night.

Bumper crowd at Cookstown

A school serving the whole community with traditional values and a commitment to preparing young people for life in a rapidly changing world was the theme of the annual Open Night at Cookstown High School on Tuesday, January 17.

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Slievegallion gets an 'outstanding'

Magherafelt pre-school gets 'outstanding' report from inspectors

A pre-school in Magherafelt has been given the thumbs up for its work from the Education and Training Inspectorate.

Education
Weir opens new extension at Kilronan Special School. Pic: Michael Cooper

Minister opens new £530k extension at Kilronan special school

Education Minister Peter Weir was in Mid Ulster today to open a new £530k extension at Kilronan Special School in Magherafelt.

Education
Ending free school transport would hit Mid Ulster hard - McGlone

Ending free school transport would hit Mid Ulster hard - McGlone

SDLP Mid Ulster MLA Patsy McGlone has criticised Education chiefs following reports that the Education Authority are considering ending free school transport.

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