Have a happy Halloween everyone.Photos of the children in their halloween costumes can be found on the Halloween page in the gallery. We're off all of next week and have no school again until Monday 2nd November. Yay!
Todays P2C Autumn Assembly is available to view on the P2 page.
Book Week- Theatre
As part of book week the children got to see some of their favourite stories brought to life. The Banyan Theatre performed a puppet show for the children in the Junior School while Image Musical Theatre put on a show for the Senior pupils.
Book Week- Book Fair
This week is Book Week. The children got the chance to attend a number of events in the school, The children on both sites got to visit the Book Fair in the school library and buy new books. The children also got the chance to visit Strabane Library.
Local Democracy Week
Mr McLaughlins P7A class got the opportunity to visit the Guildhall in Derry on Monday to take part in an event organised by Derry and Strabane District Council to celebrate Local Democracy Week. The boys and girls got a tour of the Guildhall, met the Mayor and took part in activities such as drawing a portrait of the Mayor, and imagining what they would do if they were Mayor for the day.
St Mary's in partnership with Strabane Ethnic Community Association held a culture day in the school this week (Tuesday in the Senior School, Wednesday in the Junior School). The children really enjoyed the opportunity to learn a bit more about Polish and Indian culture. The children got to try on traditional clothes and sample Indian and Polish food. Photos of Culture Day 2015 can be viewed in the Gallery.
RRSA Award Presentation Assembly
The video of Tuesdays RRSA Award Presentation Assembly is now available to view on the RRSA page of the website click on the RRSA logo on our home page.
St Mary's held an Internet Safety Workshop for parents in the Senior School on Tuesday Evening. The Workshop was hosted by REIM Training and covered many topics in relation to keeping children safe online. It was a very interesting evening which gave the parents in attendance an insight into the dangers faced by our children on-line. Those parents who were unable to attend on Tuesday night can visit the Internet Safety page on our website.
The Mayor of Derry and Strabane Elisha McCallion presented St Mary's with level1 Rights Respecting Schools Award at a special assembly held in the Senior School today. Head boy Daire and Head Girl Niamh and last years Head Boy Patrick and Head Girl Aine accepted the award on behalf of the children.
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