Hallowe’en Non Uniform Day at St Paul’s

Pictured above are the best dressed students for the Hallowe’en themed Non Uniform Day. Instead of the usual non-uniform day before midterm, the Student Leadership Team and A Level Sociology students suggested a themed day to add a bit of fun as we break for midterm. Staff and students were encouraged to dress up and/or […]

Halloween, News, Staff, Students, Success

Students success at Irish public speaking competition

On Monday 22nd September, two Year 11 students, Niall Campbell and Cormac Feely travelled to Glasgow alongside Irish teacher Mr Stephen Mooney to compete in ‘Rí Chéile’, a public speaking competition of the Irish language and Gáidhlig na hAlbain (Scottish Gaelic). This came as a result of Niall finishing first in the prestigious Irish public […]

Events, Gaeilge, Staff, Students, Success

Year 14 let their hair down at Senior Formal

Our Year 14 students and their guests had a great night at their Annual Senior Formal which was held at the Carrickdale Hotel, Carricknarnon, County Louth. Over three hundred students, staff and their partners let their hair down for the night and celebrated their senior, and final year, as St Paul’s students.

Events, Formal, News, Staff, Students

Leaving staff and silver jubilarians acknowledged at St Paul’s

Staff at St Paul’s High School acknowledged colleagues who are moving on to new posts, and who have completed twenty five years service in the Bessbook school, at a special Mass celebrated by school chaplain Father Dermot Maloney, and afterwards at a special lunch in Canal Court Hotel. Principal of St Paul’s, Mr Jarlath Burns, […]

Announcements, News, Staff

Staff and students bid farewell to Mrs McKenna

Principal of St Paul’s High School, Mr Jarlath Burns, led staff and students in an emotional farwell to Head of English, Mrs Sinéad McKenna, who is leaving St Paul’s after eight years to move to a new position with the Education and Training Inspectorate. Mr Burns praised Mrs McKenna’s learner-centred teaching style and the relaxed […]

Announcements, English, News, Staff, Tribute

Best wishes to St Paul’s International Projects 2014

As part of St Paul’s High School,Bessbrook’s long established International Projects, a group of senior students and staff are about to journey to areas in Kenya and Romania. The students, who are all in Year 13, have been fundraising over the last twelve months, and will bring a significant financial contribution to the areas they […]

International Projects, Kenya 2014, News, Romania 2014, Staff, Students, Visits

A fond farewell to Mr Mooney

The senior students, governors, teaching staff past and present, representatives of CCMS, principals of feeder primary schools, and partner post-primary schools gathered at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Cloughreagh on Thursday 19 December 2013, to celebrate Mass in honour of Mr Oliver Mooney, who retired as Principal of St Paul’s High School at […]

Announcements, News, Staff, Students

‘Faith, Hope & Love’ – a tribute to Mr Mooney

‘Faith, Hope & Love’ is a special film, commissioned to mark the retirement of our Principal, Mr Oliver Mooney, and featuring tributes from current and past pupils and members of staff, as well as parents and the wider St Paul’s community.

Events, News, Primary Schools, Staff, Students

Christmas Hamper Appeal for St Vincent de Paul

Pictured Mrs Kathy Branagan, Mr Mooney and Miss Grace O’Neill along with students and representatives from St Vincent de Paul. The students and staff of St Paul’s have once again dug deep and reached out this year togive the gift of a brighter Christmas by supporting the St Vincent de Paul Giving Tree Campaign and […]

Charity, News, St Vincent de Paul, Staff, Students

Mass of Thanksgiving for Mr Mooney

Mr Mooney, pictured with his wife, Mrs Anne Mooney.  Mr and Mrs Mooney are pictured with V Rev Father Seán Larkin, Vice-Chair of Governors, Cardinal Seán Brady, Archbishop of Armagh, Mr Jarlath Burns, Vice-principal, Rev Father Rory Coyle, Master of Ceremonies and V Rev Father Dermot Maloney, Chaplain. Students in Years 8 to 12 gathered […]

Announcements, Events, Head Boy & Head Girl, News, Religion, Staff, Students, Tribute

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