#RaineyRocketry make it three in a row

UKAYRoc NI Final

 

 

The success of #RaineyRocketry in the past few years has been matched only by the enthusiasm of its members. In 2014 the inaugural meeting was held. A team was formed and against all expectations the newbies saw off competition to win the Northern Ireland heat of UKAYRoc regional finals, before finishing a very impressive 5th in the National finals. With the absence of a competition in 2015 it was a title the team were to hold for two years.

 

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Congratulations, Courtney!

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Courtney Weir – Second Place in Northern Ireland Final of Soroptimist Competition

 

On Saturday 4th February 2017, Courtney Weir (year twelve) took part in the Northern Ireland Final of the Soroptimist Public Speaking Competition, which was held in Hillsborough Village Centre. Courtney won the local heat (Ballymoney and District) which was held in Ballymoney, back in November 2016 and involved nineteen competitors.

 

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Soroptimist International Ballymoney and District Public Speaking Competition

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On Thursday 17th November 2016 five Rainey pupils took part in the Soroptimist Annual Youth Award Public Speaking Competition. The Ballymoney Regional round of the competition had eighteen pupils taking part from six different local schools. Emma Payne (Year 12,) Courtney Weir (Year 12,) Ellie Beattie (Year 12,) Emily Ussher (Year 12,) and Megan Henson (L6th) represented Rainey Endowed. The competition requires competitors to deliver a six minute speech on a topic chosen from the Soroptimist list of options, in front of an audience and a panel of judges.

 

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Amyzing Success!

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Amy Parke-Second Place in Northern Ireland Final of Soroptimist Competition
 
Amy Parke (Lower Sixth) took part in the Northern Ireland Final of the Soroptimist Public Speaking Competition which was held on Saturday 6th February 2016 in Hillsborough Village Centre. Having made it through as winner of the local heat which was held in Ballymoney in November 2015 (and involved over twenty pupils,) Amy then had the opportunity to take part in the final which involved fourteen other girls who had won their local heats all across Northern Ireland. Each finalist had to deliver a prepared six minute speech on stage in front of a panel of three judges. After the prepared speech, each girl then had to speak for at least one minute impromptu on a new topic.

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Young Journalist – Keeping Northern Ireland Beautiful

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My name is David Eagleson, I am a year 3 pupil at Rainey Endowed School, Magherafelt and in October this year I entered a competition, run by the Alpha Newspaper Group, Keep Northern Ireland beautiful and Eco-Schools, to be a Young Journalist for the Environment.
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Soroptimist Sucess For Rainey Endowed

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On Thursday 5th November 2015 four pupils from the Rainey took part in the Soroptimist Annual Youth Award Public Speaking Competition – Ballymoney Regional Heat.

 

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Competition Time!

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COMPETITION TIME!

 

This year’s Young Enterprise company are giving away a FREE personalised half zip hoodie, worth £25!!

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National Poetry Day Photographic Competition

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Feeling the light of inspiration?  This year we will be running a photographic competition as part of our celebrations for National Poetry Day.  Simply upload your photographs on the theme of Light to the school’s facebook page by Wednesday 7th October at 9.15 am. You can respond to the theme in any way you choose. Maybe you have a picture of this week’s lunar eclipse or beautiful sunsets or perhaps you prefer to respond to the theme less literally.  It’s up to you. So come on, all you bright sparks!  Help us to celebrate the lighter side of life next Thursday.

Senior Schools Plate Final

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Rainey Endowed v @CarrickGrammar in the Senior Schools Plate Final won 4-2, Rachel Burns 2, Ellie Montgomery, Betty Scott.

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Lions Club Peace Poster

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Congratulations to Naomi Drennan 9A (winner) and Alison Brown 9B (runner-up) of the Lions Club Peace Poster competition. Both girls designs were excellent and answered the theme of ‘Peace without borders’ with great skill and creative flair.

Naomi’s poster has subsequently been awarded the Iain McKay Memorial Cup for the most creative design from the Magherafelt area. Her work now goes through to the All-Ireland final. Well done girls!