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Nurturing Group Funding

Great news St Joseph's Boys' High School has been awarded much needed funds at the NM&DDC Communities Leading Change event this morning. Our student representatives worked very well selling our project and winning the votes needed. We are very proud of each of them. All funds awarded will be used to develop a school garden over the coming months. This is yet another step in the developement of inclusive nurture programmes designed to meet the needs of all of our students. Many thanks to all students; past and present, parents, staff and friends of St Joseph's who came out and supported our school today. #Nurturingthroughnature

GAA Coaching Clinic

What a Saturday morning in St Joseph’s with 350 coaches from all over Ireland, who turned up for the brilliant GAA Coaching Clinic organised by Mr Poacher.

Takeaway Twist

Our first Takeaway Twist cookery event took place in our Home Economics department on Thursday evening. The room was packed with pupils and parents giving up their evening to learn how to cook healthy alternatives to take away food. Well done everyone 👏

Communities Leading Change

St Joseph's Boys' High School will be attending the NM&DDC Communities Leading Change event in The Bank Bar and Restaurant this Saturday in the hope of securing funding for the developement of a school & community garden. Pupils and staff will pitch the aims and benefits of the project for our young people and their families. We need pupils, parents and friends of St Joseph's to get behind our project. You can help by dropping into The Bank between 10am - 12pm to listen to the different projects and casting your vote! Mrs S Quinn

Brunch with Santa

Santa Brunch tickets will be sold in the Base every morning next week from 8:30am – 9:10am by the Student Council. 1st December 2019 11:30 am– 1:30pm. Come enjoy a festive big breakfast with family & friends £5 per person. Visit Santa in his Grotto too

Litter Pick 🗑

Year 12 students are completing an Enrichment Module on improving the environment within our local community and decided they would complete a litter pick in our school grounds and local community. Well done to all involved and thanks to Newry, Mourne and Down District Council and Ruth Neary (Youth Service) for assisting with this cleanup. Mr M Agnew

The dangers of drinking energy drinks

Well done to our past pupil James McCann for making our pupils aware of the dangers of drinking energy drinks. This is why ALL ENERGY & FIZZY DRINKS ARE BANNED in our school. No Excuses....you have heard the message here. Watch the video here

Soccer Success 😊

Another soccer fixture, another victory 😃 this time for our Under 14 squad who convincingly dispatched of Ballynahinch High School 12-2. Shout out to Lee Wells (4) ⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️ & Matthew McLoughlin (3) who scored 7 goals between them in the first half ⚽️⚽️⚽️. Next up is Banbridge HIgh School.

Soccer Success

U15 Soccer RESULT: Banbridge Academy - 1 St. Joseph’s BHS - 4 All goals were scored by Ethan Campbell (11KL) ⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️ #toppedthegroup #intothesemifinals

Gaelic Success

Well done to our U14 Gaelic Football team who won their Ulster Colleges U14 Nannery Cup playoff this morning in Armagh to progress to the quarter finals. Final score was 8-06 to 1-06 against Dungannon IC. The win was achieved without our two midfielders, James and Gavin who were absent through illness, get well soon lads! Also a speedy recover to Callum Bradley who unfortunately suffered an injury towards the end of the game. 🇧🇬🇧🇬 Mr Poacher

Under 13 Soccer Success

A great start to our busy week of fixtures with our U13 Soccer team defeating Dromore High School 3-1. All 3 goals were scored by Matthew McLoughlin ⚽️⚽️⚽️

Year 8 Trip T:BUC - Day 3

We finished off our trip with Tandragee Junior High School by visiting the Kingspan Stadium. The home of Ulster Rugby. The boys were given a guided tour of the stadium and visited the Nevin Spence Centre. We would like to thank the boys for their fantastic attitude and behaviour during the trip.

T:BUC - Day 2

After a morning stroll on the towpath, we all engaged in a cultural awareness workshop facilitated by Holywood Youth Centre. In the afternoon we took part in a fun day with representatives from the GAA, IFA & Ulster Rugby. The evening activities have just begun

Year 8 Trip - Day 1

The first day on our Cross Community T:BUC trip with Tandragee Junior HS was a massive success. From coaching by Ulster Rugby to We are Vertigo & the Cinema, with plenty of food in between. Both groups have returned to the hotel and the boys are settling down to bed. It’s going to be another busy day tomorrow. Lights out 💤💤💤

Ulster University Project

Students, parents and staff attended an award ceremony for students who participated in the Ulster University Mental Health and Well-being Project this week. We would like to thank our parents for their continued support, the University staff and Mr Charlie Casey, Chairperson of Newry, Mourne and Down District Council for his contribution to the event. This event marks the beginning of what we hope will be a positive partnership between our school and Ulster University for years to come. Mrs Crozier

Careers Department

Our Year 11 & 12 pupils attended an event in NLC today hosted by the Southern Health & Social Care Trust. The event allowed the boys to have a look at the wide variety of jobs available within the trust. A brilliant interactive event which our pupils loved. Thanks to the Trust as well as Newry Leisure Centre for hosting.

Gaelic Blitz

Well done to our U14 lads today who won the Armagh Schools Blitz, winning all five games on their way to the final against St Paul's Bessbrook A and B teams, St Patricks Keady and St Joseph's Crossmaglen before beating St Paul's Bessbrook A in the final with joint captains Tiernan Burns and Callum Bradley lifting the Cup. There was also an Armagh U14 schools all stars selected on the day and St Joseph's had 6 representatives Aaron McGuinness, Darragh Saul, James O Hanlon, Callum Bradley, Gerard Mc Evoy and Matthew Mc Laughlin


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