1986-87

FIRST CLASS CLOUNAGH!

Smartly dressed for the occasion. The newly enrolled pupils of Clounagh Junior High School pictured on the first day of term. CLICK PHOTO TO ENLARGE. (19 Sept 1986)

Clounagh Junior High School prefects for 1986/87. Pictured, seated from second left, are George Benson, deputy head boy; Mr H. Weir, teacher in charge; Joanne Donaldson, head girl; and Michelle Donaldson, deputy head girl. (3 Oct 1986)

RAPID LEARNER

Young Colin Metcalfe, a third year pupil from Clounagh Junior High School, who has been hitting the headlines recently in the canoeing world. He was selected for the Irish Schools' Slalom Team which took part in the British Championships. Full marks to Colin - he finished 30th out of 58 entrants from all over the British Isles. (10 Oct 1986)

FANCY THAT!

Jason Whitten (left) and Jason Hughes, both pupils of Clounagh Junior High School, have launched themselves into an exciting new hobby. The two boys are keen pigeon fanciers and between them own 77 pigeons. They are both members of the Edgarstown Pigeon Club and have already notched up several first prizes at local pigeon display and races. (10 Oct 1986)

Richard Fogarty (left), a pupil of Clounagh Junior High School, has organised a series of sales at the school to raise money for 'The Guide Dogs for the Blind' charity. Richard, who has a partially sighted relative, hopes to raise over 150 towards the cost of purchasing and training a guide dog. The items on sale include pens, pencils, rubbers, rulers and badges. Included are some of the pupils who helped sell the items. (17 Oct 1986)

VALUABLE LESSON

Clounagh Junior High School first years Class AY were given time off schoolwork last week to hear a lecture on 'Life Skills' given by three members of the Physically Handicapped and Able Bodied group. Centre (left to right) are Helen McGrath (fund raiser), Maggie Lavery (Liaison) and Catherine Harvey (Community Education Officer). (24 Oct 1986)

GOLDEN SWIMMERS

Four of the best! These young members of Clounagh Junior High School swimming team have every reason to feel proud of themselves. The girls from left, Anne Forde, Sharon Hanna, Juliette Johnston and Clare Burns, have won gold awards at the Ulster Schools Swimming Gala (minor section), held recently at Dungannon Swimming Pool. They picked up their awards by winning the freestyle relay team event. (24 Oct 1986)

CLOUNAGH GIFTS

Pupils from Clounagh Junior High School pictured with some of the toys they collected for the Salvation Army Christmas Toy appeal. Back (left to right), Lynne Wright and Lee Kane. Front, Andrew Matchett (left) and Victoria Troughton. (19 Dec 1986)

LIFE IN FAST LANE

Allied Irish Banks have just introduced a new computer system which will help give their customers a faster, more efficient service, and pupils of Clounagh Junior High School recently visited the bank to see how it operated. Mrs Anne Hobbs (student officer) demonstrated the computer to the pupils. Also in the picture (from left) Mrs Valerie Beattie (teacher), Mr Gerry Hampton (Clounagh principal), Mr Gerry Brown (Manager AIB, Portadown) and Mr Trevor Beattie (Assistant Manager). (23 Jan 1987)

'Oliver', alias Stuart Allen, asks for some more from 'Mrs Bumble', Lorraine Magee. The Clounagh Junior High School pupils attended a performance of the stage musical 'Oliver' in the Grand Opera House, Belfast, recently. The show runs until January 24. (2 Feb 1987)

SUCCESS STORY FOR THE CLOUNAGH PUPILS

Third year pupils of Clounagh Junior High School who received Level One Graded French certificates. The graded certificate is a new exam organised by the joint education and library boards. All pupils at Clounagh are to have the opportunity of doing this exam in the future. CLICK PHOTO TO ENLARGE. (13 Feb 1987)

CHEF'S SPECIAL

The pupils of Sections K and L at Clounagh Junior High School enjoying their Home Economics classes with Mr Patrick Rooney from Chiccarinos Restaurant in Holywood, who went along to demonstrate several dishes to the pupils and tell them of his life as a chef. (Left to right) Jill Pickering, Mark Magowan, Mr Patrick Rooney, Jonathan Brady, Miss Pamela Lester and Leanne Martin. (13 Feb 1987)

BUGSY MALONE ON STAGE

Dressed in their full 30s regalia are pupils of Clounagh Junior High School who are staging their play 'Bugsy Malone' in the school assembly hall. (6 Mar 1987)

MAYOR CAUGHT BANG TO RIGHT!

The Mayor, Councillor George Savage and his wife, Joy, were held hostage for a time when they visited the production of the Clounagh play, 'Bugsy Malone'! Back row (left to right) Tracey McNally (Tallulah), Kyle Hanlon (Dandy Dan) and Sharon Gorman (Blousey). Front (left to right) Paul Ward (Fat Sam), the Mayoress, the Mayor and Harry Wick (Bugsy Malone). (6 Mar 1987)

'BUGSY MALONE' AND THE GANG AT CLOUNAGH NEXT WEEK

The principal players in the Clounagh Junior High School play, 'Bugsy Malone'. Back row (left) - Kyle Hanlon, Dandy Dan; Harry Wick, Bugsy. Middle row - Paul Ward, Fat Sam; Sharon Gorman, Blousey Brown. Front - Tracey McNally, Tallulah. (6 Mar 1987)

Mr Bill Nixon, general manager of Charles Hurst Motors, Portadown, hands over a new mini-bus to Clounagh Junior High School. Included are some of the pupils who helped raise money for the bus through many sponsored events and also Mr Gerry Hampton, school principal and Mr Eric McAfee (seated), head of the PE Department. (20 Mar 1987)

HELPING HAND

The pupils of Clounagh Junior High School acted immediately on hearing the plight of the people of strife-torn Uganda. The school's Scripture Union and Class AB organised bun sales and raised 55.67. The money will go towards helping orphan children in Uganda. Pictured is Mr Gary Oliver, director of the African Children's Choir, ambassadors of AID, receiving a cheque from Christine Cornett. Included (from left) - Gary Girvan, Richard Turkington, Miss R. Alexander (Scripture Union leader), Sharon Hanna, Lisa May and Denvir Trouton. (27 Mar 1987)

GENEROUS CLOUNAGH

Representatives of the P.H.A.B. Club have recently extended their activities to the Portadown area and they visited Clounagh Junior High School to talk to pupils about their work. The pupils presented the club members with a voluntary donation during their visit. Making the presentation to Mrs Helen McGrath and Miss Catherine Harvey on behalf of Section 'D' is Joanne Murphy. (10 Apr 1987)

C'EST LA VIE AT CLOUNAGH

The part of French pupils who spent a week at Clounagh Junior High School as part of an exchange trip. Included are Clounagh teachers Mr Dickson (left) and Mrs Nelson and also Monsieur Lucien Moullier, the pupils' English teacher and part-time Mayor of Boen Sur, Lingnon, near Lyons. (10 Apr 1987)

CLOUNAGH BOTHAM BOOST

Section JR of Clounagh Junior High School, who were all set to help Ian Botham in his walk from Belfast to Dublin to raise money for leukaemia research. The class raised 250 for their two-mile part of the walk. (1 May 1987)

A party of 24 third-year pupils from Clounagh Junior High School, who left earlier in the week to attend a week-long course at Shannaghmore residential outdoor education centre. The pupils took part in activities such as mountain walking and canoeing. (12 June 1987)

CLOUNAGH FOOTBALL SUCCESS

The Clounagh Junior High School football team who have had a successful season. Back row (from left) - Jonathan Hobson, Dean Young, Robert White, Neil Cornett, Johnny Best and Martin Clayton. Front row - Dean Martin, David McCrory, Ian Richardson, Andrew Wilson, Charles McLoughlin, Mark McCreedy and Darren Murphy. (12 June 1987)

ON THEIR BIKES!

Clounagh Junior High School pupils who won the regional cycling proficiency test finals at Drumgor Primary School. The team now go on to take part in the County Championships in Londonderry, later this month. They are (from left) - Trudy Outhwaite, Julie King, Pamela Henderson and Mark McConnell. (19 June 1987)

A SPECIAL GIFT

Inspector Robert McKnight of the RUC (centre) hands over a cheque for 1,000 to Sara Went and Tony Bell, pupils of the special unit at Clounagh Junior High School. The money was raised by parents and the RUC, Armagh. Included in the picture are teachers, Mrs Marie Hughes (head of units), Mrs Jennifer Lyttle, Mrs Eidris Hanson, Mrs Joan Bradford, school principal Mr Gerry Hampton and members of the RUC. (19 June 1987)

TOP OF THEIR CLASSES

Top-of-the-form prizewinners of Clounagh Junior High School. (3 July 1987)

PRIZEWINNING PUPILS

Some of the main trophy winners of Clounagh Junior High School show off their silverware during the school Prize Day. (3 July 1987)

The generous pupils of Clounagh Junior High School Form 1AP, who were presented with the Form-of-the-Year shield for their charitable contributions, amounting to 600, over the year. (3 July 1987)

Clounagh Junior High School pupils (class AY) acted immediately when they heard of the plight of the starving in Mozambique. They raised over 35 from a Bun Sale a 'Guess the number of sweets in the jar' competition. (3 July 1987)

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