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A Parents' Guide to Facebook
Click here to download a fully updated version of A Parents' Guide to Facebook (pdf). It's designed to help parents understand what Facebook is and how to use it safely. The guidebook is published in partnership with the iKeepSafe Coalition.
A number of very willing male staff of Cullybackey College took part in our 'Movember' Campaign to raise awareness of cancer. They grew facial hair for the month of November. A total of £280.59 was raised and donated to Charis Integrated Cancer Centre.
Cullybackey College Cheer
Staff showed some early Christmas cheer last Thursday when they wore their Christmas jumpers to raise money for Save the Children. Organiser, Mrs Gilchrist was thrilled that a total of £198 was raised.
Year 13 enjoy Wrightbus tour
The Year 13 Applied Science class recently visited Wrightbus to gather information for their portfolio work. They were given a tour of various Divisions within the company, including Composites and the Production Assembly Line.
Chocolate bridges at STEM club
Recently at STEM Club we became structural engineers for an hour, designing and constructing bridges built out of chocolate. We melted the edges of the chocolate, and then held it together until the bonds reformed and our bridges were steady.
Show jumping success
Important Dates for your Diary
Christmas holidays are from Monday 22 December to Friday 2 January, inclusive. There is also an Exceptional Closure on Friday 9 January - pupil attendance is not required.
Junior rugby training for year 8-10 boys begins on Tuesday 9th December. Tom Wiggins from Ballymena RFC is once again coming in to help out with coaching sessions. Please contact Mr Cowan for further details.
The senior football team ended up on the wrong side of a 3-0 defeat to Newtownabbey side Edmund Rice College on Wednesday afternoon. Buoyed by a comprehensive win over Dalriada School in their previous game, the boys went into the game with some confidence. However, two second half goals and a third halfway through the second half condemned the Pottinger Street men to defeat.
The Year 12s also bowed out of their Plate competition, defeated by Enniskillen school Portora at the Ballymena Showgrounds. On Thursday, the Year 10 team completed their Mid Antrim league campaign with an away defeat to St. Benedicts, Scott Marcus with their only goal.
Rachael Swims to Silver
Rachael Lennox represented Cullybackey College at the recent Ulster Schools' Championships. After achieving two personal bests in the heats, Rachael progressed to the Backstroke final where she picked up her silver medal. Well done Rachael!
Many thanks to Eamonn Loughran, our guest speaker at Sports Assembly this year. Thank you to everyone who participated this year and well done to all prize winners.
Year 10 Artwork
Year 10 pupils display their completed artwork.
BLT Creative Young Citizen Art
Cullybackey College Art students were well represented at the BLT Creative Young Citizen Art exhibition in the Braid Arts Centre. The exhibition was launched this year as a way to celebrate the creativity of the young people in the local schools.
Sports Day a huge success!
Thanks to some great organisation, many talented pupils and super weather, Sports Day 2014 was a total success. Competitors battled out over a range of track and field events to see who would be crowned champion!
Cullybackey Cadets get help from the experts
Camp preparation was the main event when the Irish Guards Recruiting Team visited the detachment. After a spot of drill the Micks showed the cadets how to construct a shelter which will be useful when they camp out in Otterburn this July.