Young People Leading Change

Year 13 participate in the Young People Leading Change workshop. Last July, three successful candidates participated in the International Meeting of Youth, in Spain.

St. Colm’s High School Draperstown pupils gain top places in Northern Ireland

St. Colm’s are celebrating the success of two of their past pupils. A magnificent 2nd and 3rd place in Northern Ireland was achieved in the CEA Applied Business Studies examination. Aaron Bradley came 2nd and Callum Donnelly was placed 3rd. Aaron Bradley is currently studying for a BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management at the University of Ulster and Caolan Donnelly is studying LLB (Hons) Law at Queens University Belfast. Mrs Mc Kenna Principal of St. Colm’s said “These top places are a clear demonstration of the high quality teaching and learning that exists in St. Colm’s High School. These pupils worked very hard and had magnificent support from parents”.

School Draw Winners Week 4 + 5

Week 4 £30 – Chris Hickson (Cliodhna Hickson) £50 – Amanda McCrory (Aisleen McCrory) £100 – Barney McLaron (Katie McTeague) Collector Prize: Ciarraí O’Kane Year 8 Week 5 £30 – Packie O’Neill (Cormac Rice) £50 – Bryan Conway (Bryan Conway) £100 – Annie McCullagh (Charlotte Hasson) Collector Prize: Leah Donnelly Year 10

School Draw Winners - Week 3

Week 3 £30 – Aodhan McGillian (Darren McNicholl) £50 – Mrs Patricia Glass (Aoife Frain) £100 – Mrs Margaret McGlade (Niamh Murray) Collector Prize: Aine Devlin Year 8

Year 8 ERIC Competition

Congratulations to the finalists of the Year 8 ERIC Competition. First prize went to Mollie Cuskeran, second Sienna McGuigan and third Alisha McMullan. The winning poster will be displayed in each classroom to promote extra reading.

Year 9 STEM Event

Year 9 pupils participated in a STEM workshop delivered by Sentinus. During the session pupils worked in teams of 4 to construct a small vehicle powered by an electric motor and a dynamo to power the vehicle. Pupils had the opportunity to improve the design to enable the vehicle to travel faster or to go up an incline.

School Draw Results Week 1 + 2

Week 1 £30 - Danielle Cushenan (Charlie Conlon) £50 - Kenny Donnelly (Nicole Donnelly) £100 – Niamh McGeehan (Conan O’Hagan) Collector Prize: Nicole Kelly Year 14 Week 2 £30 – Harry Larkin (Niamh Connolly) £50 – Kieran Devlin (Ciara Scullion) £100 – Seamus McBride (Orla McTeague) Collector Prize: Aoife Frain Year 8

U16 Ulster Champions 2018

St.Colm’s Crowned Ulster Camogie Champions St Colm’s Draperstown (2 - 6) Gleann na Ró (2 - 2) St.Colm’s High School Draperstown was triumphant in Ulster Colleges Camogie, claiming their first Junior Medallion Shield since 2009 in wet and windy conditions at Slaughtneil. They came up against a gallant Gleann na Ró team, a combination of St. Mary’s Limavady and Gael Choláiste Dhoire, Dungiven. St. Colm’s strong opening half, together with tremendous work rate was the key to their victory, despite a strong second half display from Gleann na Ró. St.Colm’s bravely defended a tough breeze in the first half but they were in the driving seat at half time as they built up an interval advantag

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