Santa's visit on December 4th 2016
St. John Bosco Community College, Kildysart, was transformed into Santa's grotto on Sunday, December 4th 2016 as local children and children from the surrounding parishes eagerly awaited the visit of Santa to the school.
Santa and his elves worked tirelessly meeting forty families throughout the afternoon. parents and grandparents enjoyed a cup of tea while the children were entertained in the school PE hall with many activities and games and face painting.
All proceeds from the day, 660e, will go to the children of Missionvale.
Well done to the staff and students of St. John Bosco Community College, for organising this lovely family, community day, for such a worthy cause.
OPEN NIGHT 2016
Pope Jean-Paul II Award
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Our International Students 2016
Green Flag 2016
Mayor of Clare, Bill Chambers, attended St. John Bosco Community College on Thursday, to officially raise the 3rd Green flag. The theme for the 3rd green flag is "Water" and over the past year the green school committee worked hard to raise awareness on water conservation as well as undertaking practical actions to reduce water usage in the school. After an inspection from the Environmental officer, in Clare County Council, the College were delighted to attend an awards ceremony in the Radisson Hotel Galway last Mas to accept their 3rd green flag.
Also in attendance on Thursday was Róisín Garvey, from Clare County Council, who met with the committee to discuss initiatives they will undertake for the "Travel" flag.
Gaisce 2016 walk
Traditionally, 5th year students in St. John Bosco Community College participate in the Gaisce challenge.
The Gaisce 2016 walk took place in East Clare last week from Tulla to Feakle.
So well done to all the Participants and many thanks to their Teachers, Mrs Ryan and Ms Moroney for having organised that walk and provided the logistic as well !
ECO-UNESCO Young Enviromentalist Awards ceremony
The Christmas Can Can group from 2nd year in St. John Bosco C.C. Kildysart won the ECO-Alu Art and Sustainability in Design Award at the resent ECO-UNESCO Young Enviromentalist Awards ceremony held in the Manison House in Dublin The ceremony was opened by Criona Ni Dhalaighand the Lord mayor of Dublin and Catherine Martin the Deputy leader of the Green Party. The Special Guest was Ms Meloddy Boateng Fom UNESCO headquarters in Paris.
The students wanted to reduce the amount of waste in the school and up cycle any recyclables in a creative way. They identified Aluminium Cans as a great raw material to use in making Christmas Stars to handg on the School tree. They also approached the local tidy towns to hang their stars on the local Christmas tree. They spent about 30 hours makng there decoration and sold them at the school Christmas craft fair. They reduced the amount of can waste to almost zero in October , November and December. They submitted their project and were successful in getting through to the ECO-DENs in March were they were interviewed By a panel of four Judges. This lead them to the final in Dublin. Great credit is due to each student who put a lot of work in Collecting , Cutting washing Lacing Selling and Hanging the Stars. The Team are Jasmine McGrath, Linda Murrihy ,Roisin Donnellan, Lilly Keane, Rachel Conway, Rachel Murphy, Katie Donnellan, Hannah Mikhael and Shona McNamara. Well Done girls.
National Spring Clean
2nd years in association with An Taisce, Green schools and Kildysart Tidy Towns recently took part in National Spring Clean in the areas surrounding the school. This was also part of 2nd year (Rang Oisín) CSPE action project. Thanks to everyone for taking part.
Junior Certificate Business Studies Awards Ceremony
The BSTAI Junior Certificate Business Studies Awards Ceremony took place Wednesday, 9th March in the University Concert Hall.
Congratulations to Ciara Kenny, Michael Donnellan and Adrian Meaney who received an award from the Kemmy Business School UL in conjunction with the Business Studies Teachers Association of Ireland. This is the 4th annual business award ceremony. Students from Clare, Limerick and Tipperary received an award for achieving a grade A in Business Studies in the Junior Certificate 2015.