14 November 2014

Posted on the 13-11-2014

Dunsink Observatory

On Monday 1oth November, Transition year and fifth year students enjoyed a trip to Dunsink Observatory, Dublin with Miss Egan and Miss Rooney. They attended three talks on space missions, astronauts and the history of the observatory as it's the oldest observatory in the world. The students thoroughly enjoyed the outing.

Belfast Trip

Second year students accompanied by Miss Egan, Miss Merrigan, Miss Garvey and Ms. Fitzgerald went on a trip to Belfast on wed 12th November .They visited the W5 Science Museum where they participated in a technology workshop and then on to the Titanic Museum. All had a great day!

Money Sense

On 6th November, the TY students took part in a day ran by the Ulster Bank in Arus Lorcain where they participated in a Dragon's Den style workshop.

Senior GAA

Our Senior GAA team had a victory over St. Brendan's CBS, Bray in Pearse Park on 11th November. Well done to the team who now go through to the next round.

Basketball

The Junior and Senior basketball teams played against Avondale Community College in Arklow Leisure Centre on 7th November. The Junior team won by 1 basket with a final score of 30-28 while the senior team lost their match by 7 points.

Awards Night

Our Annual Junior and Leaving Cert awards night was held in the School Hall on 12th November. Junior and Leaving Cert students received various awards on the night. Included among them were:scholarships to Jack Donohue, Forrest Winters, Darragh Gilleece, Nathan O Neill, Cormac Breslin and Jamie Cullen. The Credit Union Scholarship went to Conor Appleby.The Endeavour Cup (Fintan Fanning) went to Mark O Brien, The Kincaid Cup for best overall LC science and the Brother Doody award for best LC results went to Jack Donohue.Many other LC students received different awards on the night.The Atkinson Shield for best Junior Cert results went to Josh Mc Anaspie with many other Junior Cert students receiving various awards too. The evening was very well attended, refreshments were served and a big congratulations to all recipients and we wish you all the best in your future.

Gaeilge

Twenty four students participated in speaking Irish for the24 hours, on the 13th November.Well done to all!