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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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Young entrepreneurs from Cookstown High and Holy Trinity with teachers, principals and Rotary Club members

Cookstown school students impress at bank with business start-ups

Bright sparks from Cookstown High School and Holy Trinity College were laughing all the way to the bank last Wednesday, when they were awarded for their business start-up ideas.

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Maghera pamper session for mothers and grandparents

Maghera pamper session for mothers and grandparents

The Empower project recently held a Pamper session for mothers and grandparents in partnership with St Mary’s Primary Glenview, Maghera. An arts and crafts session was also held for kids to accommodate those who could not organise childcare.

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Over 600 Mid Kids ‘Bee Safe’

Over 600 Mid Kids ‘Bee Safe’

More than 600 primary school pupils have taken part in the latest ‘Bee Safe’ programme from Mid Ulster District Council.

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Would you like a future in IT?

Burnavon to host IT careers workshop aimed at people on autism spectrum

Young people on the autism spectrum are being given a chance to test whether they would like a future in NI's growing IT sector at a special event in Cookstown on Saturday.

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‘Going back to school’ roadshow to inspire today’s young students

‘Going back to school’ roadshow to inspire today’s young students

Sixth-form students at Sperrin Integrated College enjoyed a workshop recently led by past pupils from four different integrated colleges, including Sperrin IC’s past Head Boy David Keenan and Head Girl Niamh Clarke.

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Young people from Mid Ulster meet to have a say in their future

Young people from Mid Ulster meet to have a say in their future

With talks taking place about the future of the power-sharing Executive at Stormont, Northern Ireland’s leading youth organisations have formed a united voice to influence decision makers on the key issues facing young people.

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St. Ciaran’s College in Conversation

St. Ciaran’s College in Conversation

St Ciaran’s College, Ballygawley continue to celebrate their 50th Anniversary with a very special guest , Sean Boylan.

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Cookstown Enterprise welcomes the entrepreneurs of tomorrow

Cookstown Enterprise welcomes the entrepreneurs of tomorrow

Cookstown Enterprise has warmly welcomed 30 students from Holy Trinity Primary School to celebrate and encourage the future entrepreneurs of tomorrow.

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Young people ‘Breaking the Mould’

Young people ‘Breaking the Mould’

Galbally Youth and Community Association are leading the way with Good Relations amongst young people aged 11-14, in their current youth programme, ‘Breaking the Mould.’

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The eight year 10s impressed judges with their team work

Magherafelt High School team scoops national LEGO award

A team of students from Magherafelt High School beat 45 other groups from across the British Isles to scoop a top prize at the UK and Ireland First LEGO League (FLL) finals.

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Dare to be different girls learning how to wheel change.

Local girls ‘Dare to be Different’ at the Circuit Festival 2017

The Circuit of Ireland Rally team and Mid and East Antrim Borough Council are delighted to announce that as part of STEM@The Circuit, 100 girls aged 8 – 11 years from schools across Northern Ireland, including pupils from the Mid Ulster area, will be taking part in the exciting and high profile initiative, Dare to be Different.

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Kathryn shocked by attacks on immigrants

Kathryn shocked by attacks on immigrants

A young woman shocked by attacks on immigrants following Brexit has created a poster to challenge the attitudes of people who commit hate crimes.

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Get engineering careers fair

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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