Shanne wins Appleby Academy final
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Shanne Gutierrez won the Appleby Academy final on Friday 6th December. Shanne gave a presentation on the future of the ‘Community Social Responsibility’ programme that Appleby currently run. Shanne will be given a 10 week work experience placement at the company in the summer.

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Voltaire Society divided over Trump
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This week’s meeting tackled arguably the most polarising figure of recent times: President Trump. In a lively debate, consideration was given to his domestic record, foreign policy and general brand of politics. Has he made America great or grate? Opinions were divided, with some pointing out his a…

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Voltaire Society explores ‘Crime and Punishment’
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This week’s meeting covered the broad theme of society’s attitudes towards crime and the appropriate response to wrong-doing. Strong views were expressed on the subject of capital punishment and although the majority were against its reintroduction, the case for its use in the event of war crimes a…

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JA Business Kick Start Event
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On Tuesday and Wednesday this week the JA team spent the day with more than 140 students from Castle Rushen High School, Ballakermeen High School, Ramsey Grammar School, Queen Elizabeth II High School and St. Ninian's High School, who all participated in the Business Kick Start event. During the da…

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Voltaire Society debates Brexit
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This week the Voltaire Society chewed over Brexit and its various permutations. Although strong and opposing views were expressed, the debate was remarkably civilised. There were no walkouts, tantrums, recriminations or histrionics. Quite refreshing, really. MHK Kate Beecroft put the arguments for…

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Duke of Edinburgh Award
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We are all very proud indeed of our Duke of Edinburgh Award students who received their bronze and silver awards on stage at The Gaiety Theatre this evening. Thank you too to all of our wonderful staff who volunteer to give up their evenings and weekends to keep our young people safe. When we see s…

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