McFarland Cup Final

Congratulations to our u.14 hurlers who have reached the final of the McFarland Cup. They beat St. Mary’s Magherafelt in the semi-final , 9-3 to 6-10, in what was a fantastic game of hurling. The boys will now play St. Patrick’s Keady in the final on Wednesday 5th June. Time and Venue TBC.

U14 Ulster Champions

St. Colm’s Draperstown, a year that will live long in the sporting history of the school as they have won two Ulster Colleges Camogie titles, the Junior title back in November and last week were crowned U14 Ulster champions against St. Joseph’s Donaghmore. Played in superb conditions at MUSA in Cookstown, with a slight breeze favouring St. Joseph’s, both teams eagerly contested the ball in the early stages of the opening half, but it was St. Colm’s scoring prowess that was the ultimate difference. St. Colm’s Grace Kelly operating at full forward and one of the youngest on the team opened the scoring with a cleverly executed hand pass goal and again in the 20th minute with a sublime shot past

EA Job Opportunity

Education Authority Building Cleaning are currently looking for temporary cleaners to cover short and long term absence and vacant cleaning posts. If you are interested please contact: Bert Kernohan, 028 25661472, bert.kernohan@eani.org.uk Stephanie Brown, 028 94482246, Stephanie.brown@eani.org.uk Full training will be given.

St. Colm’s U13 Soccer Team Make School History

St. Colm’s came out on top in a nail biting 4-3 thriller on Wednesday 1st of May at Allen Park, Antrim, in the Northern Ireland Small Schools U13 Cup Final. They were up against cup favourites, Dunluce High School who had annihilated all before them in the opening round, quarterfinal and semi-final. The pulsating game began with St. Colm’s soaring into an early 2 goal lead; both goals coming from star striker Ben Mallon and assisted by midfield maestro Ben O’Connor. For the first goal Ben O’Connor put a dipping ball into Ben Mallon who took it down with a soft touch and passed it into the bottom corner. For his second goal a high ball was lofted his way which he headed up in the air and, not

ST. COLM’S HIGH SCHOOL SHORTLISTED FOR THE TES SCHOOLS AWARDS 2019

The most outstanding individuals and institutions that the education sector has to offer have been recognised in the shortlist for the Tes Schools Awards 2019. It's been revealed that St. Colm’s High School has been shortlisted for the Sustainable Schools Award. Tes editor Ann Mroz said: It is wonderful to see such great ideas and excellent practice emerging from our schools and teachers, especially at a time when schools are under financial pressure. We had a record number of entries this year and the standard was very high, so all those shortlisted should be very proud: it’s an extraordinary achievement to be on this shortlist. The winners will be revealed at our gala awards evening at the

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2 Magherafelt Road

Draperstown

Co Derry

BT45 7AF

 

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