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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.

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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.

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EA's Online Safer Internet Video Competition KS2 3rd place winners St Mary's PS Cabragh, pupils pictured at EA tv studio with Peter Bower UK Safer Internet Centre, Orla O'Hagan NSPCC, John Collings EA Director of Education, TV Presenter Emma-Louise Johnston, Caroline Karayiannis SBNI, Tim Matchett C2k and Declan Hyland DE. Front row: Seamus McCreesh Teacher.

St Mary’s scoops prize at Safer Internet Day competition

Promoting the Safer Internet Day theme ‘Be the change: unite for a better internet’, the Education Authority have announced the winners of its second Online Safety competition at a special studio screening organised by C2k and EA tv.

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St Patrick’s pupil is a Youth Public Speaking finalist

St Patrick’s pupil is a Youth Public Speaking finalist

Soroptimists International held its 35th Annual Youth Public Speaking Competition in Hillsborough recently, sponsored by Diamond Recruitment Group.

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Graduation mortar on top of books

Bush and Our Lady’s get active travel

With spring just around the corner, and a stretch in the days, schools across Northern Ireland including two in Dungannon, 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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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
Jessica with her Sixth form Year Head Mrs Valerie Mowbray and nominator for the award

Our Jessica wins top GCSE award

Castlederg High School is celebrating the excellent achievement of their Year 13 student, Jessica Alexander, who won the top award in the GCSE category for N. Ireland, at the British Education Awards.

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Dr Bike gets pupils ready for the road

Dr Bike gets pupils ready for the road

Windmill Integrated Primary School in Dungannon are fortunate to be involved in the Active Schools Travel Programme.

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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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Pupils ‘Work with the Pope’

Pupils ‘Work with the Pope’

Catholic Schools Week was launched in St John the Baptist Church in Drumcree, Portadown on Tuesday, January 31.

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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
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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St. John’s pupils become water champions!

Children from St. John’s Primary School in Moy recently became water champions when NI Water’s Education Team paid a visit to the school to teach them all about water conservation, as well as about the risks of what can happen if pipes burst in freezing weather!

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Pictured are Liz Canning (BookTrust NI Manager), Polly Poppet and Alicia Clarke (SONI), along with children who attended the local event.

2,000 free books for babies

BookTrust’s flagship programme, Bookstart Baby, is giving out free books to Sure Start families in the Armagh and Dungannon areas.

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A little genius

Five ways to make your child a creative genius

Congratulations! Your child is already a creative genius by virtue of being human. Humans are far more creative than any other species.

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CHS welcomes new VP Mr Stephen Thompson

Cookstown High School welcomes new vice principal

Staff and pupils at Cookstown High School welcomed a new vice principal with responsibility for pastoral care at the beginning of the new term.

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NI Primary School Road Safety Quiz is launched by Department for Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard and Megan McKeown. They are joined by Joan Kinnaird from event organisers Road Safe NI and Jonathan McKeown from sponsors CRASH Services.  There are 11 heats in each super council areas in January and February before the NI finals take place in February.

Primary schools urged to enter N.I. road safety quiz

Primary Schools are being urged to enter their local heat of the Northern Ireland Road Safety Quiz. There will be 11 regional heats starting in January 2017 and 2 teams from each region will progress to the NI final which will be held in Belfast during February 2017.

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