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School News – Week ended 26 September 2014


School News – Week ended 26 September 2014 GEOGRAPHY FIELD TRIP Our Leaving Cert students accompanied by Mr. Ryan had a field trip to Knockree Youth Hostel, Glencree on 17th September. Lead by a guide from An Oige, the trip was based on processes of erosion in a river. Students enjoyed the outing and found it beneficial as this comprises 20% of overall LC marks.   TRANSITION YEAR MENTAL HEALTH TALK Our TY students had a talk on male adolescent mental health on 17th September. &nb....

30 September 14

School News – Week ended 19 September 2014


School News – Week ended 19 September 2014 WELCOME BACK! A big welcome back to all at Arklow CBS and a big thank you to the Parents' Council for their help in organising the book rental scheme for students for this school year. We wish all a bright and successful new school year.   ANNUAL TRANSITION YEAR TEAM BUILDING INDUCTION DAY Transition year students enjoyed a team building induction day at the start of the school term in Well's House, doing archery. Accompanied by Mr. Cosg....

30 September 14

9th May 2014


  Outdoor Pursuits First year, Second year and Fifth year students enjoyed a day's outing to Baltinglass Outdoor Education Centre with their P.E. teachers on 30th April. Students had a taste of rock climbing, abseiling, canoeing, archery and orienteering on the day.   Song Writing Workshop On May 1st any students interested in music and song writing attended a song workshop given by Beth Nielson Chapman from Nashville, USA, who was touring in Ireland. Students enjoyed it thoroughl....

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11 April 2014


TRANSITION YEAR DRIVING SCHOOL Our TY students attended a driving school course over two days the 4th and 7th April, in Maynooth with teachers Miss Rooney and Miss Garvey. ENTERPRISE AWARDS AND DUBLIN ZOO. TY had a visit to Dublin Zoo on the 2nd April followed by the Enterprise awards for mini company ideas, in Croke Park.SPONSORED WALKFirst year students with Miss Kinsella did a sponsored walk this week in aid of Camp Hill, Balleymoney. IRISH, FRENCH AND GERMAN ORAL EXAMS Leaving cert stu....

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28 March 2014


BOOK SWAP Our students recently participated in  BOOK SWAP as part of World Book Day, where they brought in any read books from home in exchange for different books. The swap took place in the Kincaid Library in the school. A big thank you to Matas Aleksiejus, Nathan Delaney, Cian Browne and Jamie Yeomans who collected the books and prize winners in the free draw were Jack Harris, Colm Byrne, Jamie Yeomans and Nathan Delaney. A thank you to Miss Mc Elheron for organising the swap! SOCCER ....

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March 2014


BASKETBALL-school league On 6th March our first and second year basketball teams enjoyed victories over Baltinglass in Baltinglass. SOCCER-Wicklow/Wexford league On 5th March, our first year soccer team had a great win in the semi- final with a final score of 5-2 against St. David's, Greystones in Greystones. Congratulations to the team on reaching the final with particular mention to Olufemi Tanimowo,who scored 3 goals, Nathan Cullan  and Conor Breslin both scoring 1 each EMMANUEL CONC....

17 March 14

February 2014


SCIENCE TRIP Our first year students enjoyed an outing on the 12th February to Dell Intel, Leixlip, for a science show as part of engineering week.They saw various explosions and learned about different gases.  BASKETBALL:SCHOOL LEAGUE On 3rd February, our first and second year basketball teams had matches against Avondale, in Avondale.Though our students performed very well they were not victorious on the day! the second year basketball team had a great victory against Colaiste Bhr....

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January 14


  MUSIC Arklow CBS was recently awarded a music grant from Music Generation and have bought a brand new piano for the school music room. This is a wonderful addition to our collection of instruments in the music department. SOCCER We played against Presentation College, Bray in the Wicklow, Wexford semi final, losing 7-6 on penalties to reigning champions, Presentation College Bray. After a 3 all draw, it came down to penalties. Sean Hurley and Cormac Breslin had a particularly good....

31 January 14

School News - Week Ended April 19 2013 (Please click to view all items)


Arklow CBS School News – Week ended 19 April 2013 TY Trip Our TY students went on a trip to the Aviva Stadium to follow up on a research project which they had conducted in English class with their teacher Ms. Rooney.  They also visited Croke Park where they went to the enterprise awards as part of their Business studies with Ms. Garvey.  The boys had a thoroughly enjoyable day. Music Practicals This week saw our Junior and Leaving Cert Musicians put through their paces as ....

19 April 13

School News - Week Ended April 12 2013 (Please click to view all items)


TY Essay Winner Transition Year student, Thomas Shortall, has been selected as one of the top five in Ireland with his essay on ‘The Challenges that face Ireland and Does your future lie here?’. Thomas will go on to present this essay in the Seanad Chamber in the presence of Members of Seanad Eireann, Ministers and other transition year students from around the country on the 23rd of April. We would like to wish Thomas the best of luck on the day. Two other students....

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