17/04/19 - Easter collection for Armagh Food Bank 
 
10X and Mrs Graham would like to extend their sincere appreciation to everyone who contributed to our Easter collection for Armagh Food Bank. Pictured are boys from 10X and 9A who kindly helped to pack everything up. It was a tremendous effort from the whole school community, and we’re delighted that so many bags and boxes of much needed groceries and provisions were sent off with the staff from the Food Bank this afternoon.  
 
Well done everyone – your efforts will make such a difference to many homes this Easter. 
16/04/19 – Student Council Easter Egg Draw 
 
Well done to Student Council Members David Herron and Hannah McMurdie who organised an Easter Egg Draw with funds going towards the purchase of new PE equipment.  
 
The successful prize winners were Claire Stephenson, Joshua Johnston and Chloe White. 
16/04/19 - Year 12 Leaver Tops 
 
Many thanks to Mr Mark Hawthorne for calling into school this morning to present the Year 12 leaver tops which were kindly sponsored by Lila’s, Scotch Street Armagh. 
12/04/19 - Student Council Donation to Air Ambulance NI 
 
Newtownhamilton High School Student Council Chairperson Faith Hughes is pictured presenting a donation of £360 to Air Ambulance NI Area Fundraising Manager Colleen Milligan which was raised at a recent Student Council event. Also pictured (left to right) are Student Council Members Dinah Park, Sarah Herron and Chloe Courtney with Principal Neil Megaw. 
12/04/19 - Easter Cookery 
 
Years 8, 9 & 10 have been busy in the Home Economics department preparing some Easter treats. 
 
There were some beautiful creations that pupils can now re-create for family and friends over the Easter break. 
10/04/19 - Farewell Mr McKee 
 
We said a fond farewell to our student teacher, Mr McKee on Friday 5 April 2019. Mr McKee had a very successful teaching practice and built up an excellent rapport with our pupils. 
 
We would like to take this opportunity to thank him for all his hard work and to wish him every success in his future teaching career. 
01/04/19 – TBUC Award 
 
Pictured left to right are Newtownhamilton High School pupils Abigail Whyte, Michelle Knight, Alice Whyte, Abbie McNulty, Sergejs Leonovs, Sarah Anderson and Anton Suchockis who participated in the Education Authority Youth Service TBUC (Together Building United Communities) programme with pupils from St. Pauls High School Bessbrook. This partnership provided an opportunity to explore cultural identity while also participating in fun activities including residentials. In recognition of their excellent work, the ‘Newtownhamilton TBUC in the Community’ group was successful in achieving the runner-up prize in the Good Relations category at the YAFTAs (Youth And Future Talent Awards) which were held recently at the Canal Court Hotel. 
 
Well done to everyone involved. 
 
 
 
01/04/19 - Year 9 Amazing the Space 
 
On Friday 29th March, a group of Year 9 pupils travelled to Londonderry’s Foyle Arena to participate in “Amazing the Space: Pathway to Peace” showcase and conference as part of their Shared Education programme. 
 
Rev. Dr. David Latimer opened the event, talking to pupils about his Pathway to Peace programme and his passion for promoting peace through young people across all communities in Northern Ireland. Pupils reflected on the benefits of shared education, participated in team building workshops, listened to a variety of interesting talks by some guest speakers and enjoyed meeting up with friends from different schools. 
 
A great day was had by all! 
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