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Lurgan Junior High School will be making the news for real on 10 March 2016 as they take part in BBC News School Report.  We aim to publish the news by 1600 GMT on the News Day, so please save this page as a favorite and return to it later.

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 Child Exploitation & Human Trafficking, two phrases describing issues which we might think of as ‘foreign’, and not really affecting our local community. But are these crimes truly that far from our doorstep?

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During our recent visit to Castle Buildings, Stormont, when we interviewed the Minister of Justice, David Ford, we got a lovely surprise.  Working in the corridors of power is one of our former pupils, Miss Julie Wilson.

Julie attended Lurgan Junior High School around 30 years ago!  Following attending our school, Julie completed her education at Lurgan College and St. Andrew’s University, Scotland.

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Here at Lurgan Junior High, we have been working closely with students of Messiah College from Pennsylvania near Gettysburg. They have been coming to our school for over ten years, helping us learn more about racial segregation and racism in the United States.

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 A very brave student in our school,  Jindara, and her Mum, recently had their hair cut and shaved off for the  “Little Princess Trust”.