Arklow CBS

School News for Week Ending 31.03.2023

School News 31 March 2023

Seachtain na Gaeilge 2023

Tá traidisíun fada bródúil againn Seachtain na Gaeilge a chéiliúradh anseo i scoil na mBráithre Críostaí agus arís i mbliana bhí Seachtain na Gaeilge den scoth againn. Bhí réimse leathan d’imeachtaí eagraithe ag Roinn na Gaeilge . Bhí sárGhaeilge le cloisteáil ó na daltaí agus foirne na scoile ar scoil agus ar líne. I measc na himeachtaí a bhí eagraithre bhí turas chuig Páirc an Chrócaigh, turas chuig an bpictiúrlann chun na scannáin “An Cáilín Ciúin agus “Róise agus Frank” a fheiceáil, comórtas postaer bunaithe ar na seanfhocail, , Tráth na gceist, srl. Chríochnaíomar Seachtain na Gaeilge 2023 le Lá Glas. Comhghairdeas do chuile dhuine a ghlac páirt. Tá físeán curtha suas againn ar Facebook freisin . Gabhaimid ár mbuíochas le Roinn na Gaeilge.

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Here in Arklow CBS there is a long and proud tradition of celebrating Seachtain na Gaeilge and again this year we had a very successful Seachtain na Gaeilge 2023. The Irish Dept organised a huge range of activities for our students. Some of the activities included a trip to Croke Park for our 3rd years a cinema trip for our 2nd, 5th and 1st years to see the acclaimed Irish language films “An Cailín Ciúin” and “Róise and Frank”as well as a poster competition based on proverbs, and a quiz, to name but a few. We finished off Seachtain na Gaeilge 2023 with a Lá Glas. Congratulations to everyone who took part. There is a video exhibiting a sample of some of these activities on our school Facebook page. Please check it out. A huge thank you the Irish Dept. for organising Seachtain na Gaeilge 2023.

GAA News

1st Year Gaelic Football

A huge well done to our first Year Gaelic football team who have secured a place in the Wicklow Final following a comprehensive win over St.Kevin’s Community College, Dunlavin. A great display of football and positivity from our students.

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Athletics News

Well done to everyone who took part in the Wicklow International Athletics Mile Challenge at Shoreline Track, Greystones recently. It was a very successful and enjoyable day for all involved. Special mention to Hubert Wogralik who came first in his race and second place overall for First Years. This is Hubert’s second victory at the Invitational Athletics.

Congratulations also to Owen Gibbons who won the Third Year race. Owen’s dedication to his training continues to pay off and this was a fantastic performance, to Conor Barron who won the Fifth Year race.

A huge well done to Sixth Year student Fionn Henry who came second in the 6th Year race and to Seán Lawlor who ran a fantastic race and also came second in the First Year Ball throw.

Athletics training takes place every Thursday from 4-5 pm. See Mr. O’Gorman for more details.

Leaving Cert Irish and MFL orals

We would like to wish all our Leaving Cert students who are doing their Irish and MFL oral exams over the Easter holidays the very best of luck.

Gaeltacht Trip

A huge cohort of our 1st and 2nd Years are heading to the Gaeltacht in Coláiste na BhFiann Droim Rí,Co. Meath on Monday April 17th for 2 nights. This is a perfect opportunity for our students to practice and improve their oral Irish skills outside the school environment. Plenty of fun and Irish is guaranteed. Thanks to the Irish Department for organising. We will have more to report and on their return. Bainigí sult as a bhuachaillí.

German Exchange Trip

Some of our students accompanied by Ms. Battye are currently in Germany on a school exchange with our German exchange partner school Ursulinen Würzburg. The students are having a great time and speaking lots of German. We will have more news and photos of this trip on their return home.

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Golf News

Well done to all our golfers who took part in the inter schools tournament in Woodenbridge golf club recently. Arklow CBS had two prizewinnerws on the day. A huge congratulations to Ross Doyle Roche who took 1st Place and Aaron Reddin joint 2nd. Well done to all our students who took part in the tournament and to Ms. Mc Elheron for accompanying the boys.

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1st, 2nd and 3rd Year retreats.

Our 1st , 2nd and 3rd year students attended a retreat facilitated by An Tobar Nua Retreats. It was a perfect opportunity to take a break from the norm while reflecting on themes such as happiness, meaning and self acceptance. The day included plenty of team building and fun games. A very enjoyable time was had by all students. Many thanks to Mr. O’Gorman for organising and to Arús Lorcáin for allowing us to host the retreats there.

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TY News

Our TYs have just completed another week of work experience. Work experience provides our students with invaluable, experience and skills which will stand to them as they move on to Senior Cycle and make their subject choices. A huge thank you to all the local businesses who take on our students. Your continued support is greatly appreciated.

Easter holidays

Wishing all our students and staff a lovely well deserved Easter break. Looking forward to welcoming you all back on Monday 17th April 2023.


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Coolgreaney Rd,
Co. Wicklow,
Y14 RV04

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