25/01/16 – Open Evening 2016 
 
The staff and pupils of Newtownhamilton High School opened the doors to the Primary 6 & 7 pupils and parents from the surrounding area for Open Night on Thursday 21 January. Principal Neil Megaw welcomed everyone in attendance and spoke about the unique educational experience in a small country school. 
 
Reference was made to the excellent GCSE results achieved over recent years and also the success of the Vocational Enhancement Programme which is delivered every week in collaboration with Southern Regional College, St. Paul's High School Bessbrook and St. Joseph's High School Crossmaglen. 
 
Guests were then treated to a musical performance from Year 8 pupils Nicole Bailie and Chloe Courtney before there was an opportunity to tour the school and view the many displays and facilities which included a new canteen, fitness suite and outdoor 2G pitch. 
 
Prospective parents requiring further information on enrolment, transfer or transport issues should contact Principal Neil Megaw on 02830 878246. 
25/01/16 - SRC SKillbuild 2016 
 
Congratulations to the following pupils that participated in the annual Skillbuild competition which was held at Southern Regional College (Portadown campus): 
 
Ilian Atansov (Painting & Decorating) 
Plamen Atansov (Painting & Decorating) 
Lauren Haffey (Total Beauty) 
Timothy Kinnear (Electrical) 
Jake McKee (Brickwork) 
Alex McNiece (Tiling) 
Stephen Murphy (Joinery) 
Calvin Park (Plastering) 
Kerry Warnock (Hair Styling & Long Hair) 
Aaron Whyte (Plumbing) 
Ethan Whyte (Plastering) 
19/01/16 - Open Evening 
 
Primary 6 and 7 pupils are reminded that our annual Open Evening will be held this Thursday (21st January). The evening will commence with a short presentation from Principal Mr Neil Megaw in the Assembly Hall at 7.30pm sharp.  
 
Everyone welcome. 
12/01/16 – Scouting Award for Newtown Pupils 
 
Congratulations to our 3 Year 12 pupils Aaron Armstrong, Kyle Bradshaw and Rebecca Nesbitt on receiving their Chief Scout Platinum Awards at a function in Belfast City Hall on Friday 8th January. 
 
Aaron, Kyle and Rebecca attend 1st Keady Scouts and had to complete a wide range of activities in order to gain this accolade, which is the 3rd highest in scouting. Well done. 
08/01/16 - Year 10 Ceramic Club 
 
Another great term with the Year 10 Ceramic Club 2015. Here are pupils with some of their final handmade pieces. Thanks again from Miss Johnston for your hard work and craic. 
05/01/16 - Year 10 Christmas Cake Prizes  
 
Congratulations to all Year 10 pupils on the fantastic range of Christmas Cakes that they produced during December. The cakes were on public display during the 60th Anniversary Carol Service celebrations on Tuesday 15th December.  
 
Principal Mr N Megaw had the difficult task of selecting the top 3 cakes and presented prizes to the following pupils during morning assembly today: 
 
1st - Jessica Acheson 
2nd - Rachel Belshaw 
3rd - Jamie McKee 
 
Many thanks to Home Economics Teacher Mrs C Alexander for all her support and guidance.  
1st Jessica Acheson 
2nd Rachel Belshaw 
3rd Jamie McKee 
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