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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

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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

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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....

12 April 13

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ARKLOW MUSIC FESTIVAL WINNERS Best Drama Congratulations to our Second Year students – Ryan Wynne, Jake Taite, John Rose, Niall Kenny, Anthony Van Dalsen, Stephen Walker, Christopher Winters and Daniel Codd who won the Post Primary Drama Competition and also the overall Drama Award.  Comments from the judges included ‘that it was a wonderful score from start to finish’ and that it ‘was truly evocative and profoundly moving’.  A big thanks must go to Ms....

15 March 13

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U14 Football U14 football took place on Wednesday 23rd January in Baltinglass.  The CBS team played extremely well with points coming from Tom Hurley, Cullan Walsh and Ciaran O' Shea and Tom Somers.  The team fought hard and ended up with 2 draws and 2 defeats.  We would like to thank all the players and Anthony Nolan who puts in a great effort getting the boys ready for each match.  Best of luck to the 1st year footballers as they progress through&n....

01 March 13

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School News Friday 1st February 2013   First year soccer The first year team were unlucky to be beaten 3 – 2 in some very bad weather conditions when they played against Colaiste Bride Carnew last Wednesday.  Tom Somers got the first goal for the CBS after some good team play.  Carnew broke away and scored a goal while the defence weren’t concentrating but Rokas Kneizys made the most of the wind and scored a superb individual goal.  Unfortunately the win....

01 March 13

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2nd Year Retreat The annual school retreat was held recently for our second year group in Aras Lorcain.  Participating students enjoyed the day and found it to be extremely beneficial.   Mocks The mock exams have now drawn to an end for our third and sixth year students. It has been a long tiring two weeks on our students but they have certainly found the experience to be extremely worthwhile and beneficial in helping them prepare for their state exams.   2nd Yea....

01 March 13

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1st year GAA   First year students progress to Semi – Finals of Wicklow Gaelic Football League. The team fought hard throughout the game with great scores building up a 7 point lead at half time with St Brendan’s keeping the game interesting closing the gap to 2points nearing the end. However Arklow CBS gathered themselves together and racked up another impressive flurry of scores from Ciaran O Shea, Peter Hempenstall, Quentin O Reilly and many more. The match end  Arkl....

01 March 13

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First Year Soccer Arklow CBS participated in a practice match against the Gael Cholaiste.  The CBS outmatched the Gaelscoil with Tom Somers and James Larkin the main score getters.  Brian O' Halloran ensured that the back line was kept solid with a great team performance. Arklow CBS had an unsuccessful outing agianst Gorey Community School on Wednesday last in Lamberton.  CBS started out well and were unlucky when Tom Somers came close to scoring.  The only goal for the C....

14 December 12

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School News 30th November School Open Night Last night saw our annual open night take place in the school running from 7pm to 9pm.  The school was packed to capacity with students from the local primary schools visiting along with their parents and guardians.  All the classrooms were open to the students and displays of students work were on show.  The science lab proved to be a popular attraction with hearts, kidneys and eyes being chopped up!!  First year Soccer The ....

30 November 12
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