2015 Junior Certificate Results
Well Done to all our Junior Certificate students on their State Examination Success!
We would like to congratulate all of them on their hard work and wish them all the best going on into 5th Year. In particular we are delighted for Ciara Kenny on achieving one of the 6 best overall results in the whole country, so well done Ciara !
There was an article about her achievement in the Clare Champion (click on photo above)
Award Ceremony 2014
Congratulations to all the award recipients at last Tuesday evening's Ceremony at St. John Bosco C.C. The MC for the evening, Ms. Coughlan-Flynn welcomed Special guest M.E.P Brian Crowley. Brian presented various Categories of Awards after addressing Parents, Students and Staff of the College.
Students from St John Bosco Community College were presented with Awards during a special ceremony that was held in May 2014
Mr. Colum Collins, the Senior Clare football manager, was also present to hand out the Munster medals to the U15 team.
Mr. McNelis and Ms. Giltenane presented awards to the Sport people of the Year.
Ms. Moroney presented the Gaisce medals – Ms. Convey presented the Civic award to Rachel Harrison & Chloe Normoyle for their work in South Africa in January 2014.
Ms. Coughlan-Flynn presented awards to 4th Year Students for their good attendance in 2013-2014 and Ms. Convey presented the Green School Committee with Certs for their co-operation in helping attain their 2nd Green Flag.
Award for Overall Best Leaving Cert. Results 2013
On Friday, Dec 6th 2013, Students from St. John Bosco Community College received awards from CEO of LCETB, Mr Sean Bourke, at the Temple Gate Hotel , Ennis.
Stephen McInerney received an award for Overall Best Leaving Cert. Results in the college for 2013.
Award from the Kemmy Business School UL
Brian Meaney (5th year) received an award from the Kemmy Business School UL in conjunction with the Business Studies Teachers Association of Ireland on 11th March 2015.
This is the 3rd 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 2014.
Business Award from the Kemmy Business School, UL
On Wednesday March 5th, six students from St John Bosco Community College were presented with an Award from the Kemmy Business School, UL and the Business Teachers Association in recognition for being the top business studies students in the Junior Certificate Exam 2013.
The awardees are as follows: Darragh Cleary, Clodagh Murphy (Coolmeen), Caroline Casey, Rachel O'Sullivan (Kildysart), Lauren Griffin, Daire Meanney (Lissycasey).
Business Studies Award 2012
Three of our students recently received an award for their outstanding results in their Junior Cert Business Studies exam (2012).
The presentation was made at UL’s Concert Hall by the Kemmy Business School & Business Studies Teacher Association of Ireland (BSTAI) to Aine O’Neill, Laura Meany and Mark O’Sullivan.
Celebrating Saint Brigid's Day
On February 1st, the Feast of Brigid celebrates the arrival of longer, warmer days and the beginning of spring in Ireland.
The traditions of the day is to make a Saint Brigid's Cross. Some believe that the crosses have the power to protect the owner’s home from harm
Ceremony in Waterford
March 12th 2015 was a proud day as the school was presented with a tricolour at a ceremony in Waterford attended by President Higgins.
Ciara Kenny at IrEUSO 2015
On the 24th of October 2015 Ciara was invited to participate in IrEUSO, a National Competition held in Dublin City University for students who excelled in both Mathematics and Science on their Junior Certificate Examination 2015.
The top six students in IrEUSO will represent Ireland in Estonia in 2016 at the European competition.
Ciara said "it was a huge privilege to be invited to take part in this prestigious event". We in the school would like to congratulate Ciara for yet another great achievement.
ECO-UNESCO Young Enviromentalist Awards
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.
Féile na hInse winners 2016
Congratulations to JJ Mc Quaid and Rachel Murphy who won prizes at féile na hInse for their essays "Mo Laoch Spóirt" and Mikey Donnellan and Ciara Kenny who also won prizes for their aiste in the senior category entitled "1916."
Ciara Kenny also won 1st prize in the "Labhairt na Gaeilge" competition - 500e part scholarship to the Gaeltacht.
Féile na hinse Winners 2014
Congratulations to the following students who were winners at Féile na hInse. Clodagh Murphy won 1er prize in the Gearrscéal and Rachel O'Sullivan, Darragh Cleary, Lauren Griffin, Laoise Kelly, Lisa Maher, Gary Stephens and Rachel Harrison all won prizes in the Aiste section.
On Saturday morning, Áine O’Neill was placed 2nd in the senior Labhairt na Gaeilge competition while Ciara Kenny and Tara Kelly won 2nd and 3rd place also in the Labhairt na Gaeilge, junior section. Well done to all students
FETAC/QQI Level 5 Awards in Business and Care Support
A recent presentation of FETAC /QQI Certificates was made to the Further Education Class of 2015 at St John Bosco Community College, Kildysart.
College Principal Mr Liam O’Mahony presented the Certificates to the awardees and spoke of the importance of a FETAC/QQI qualification, leading to opportunities in terms of employment and further education.
He said they were important ambassadors for the college and wished them well in their future endeavours.
Tutors in attendance were Ms P Cleary, Ms R Meaney, Ms J Ryan and Ms B Culligan.
Back row: Roisín Meaney (tutor), Mr Liam O’Mahony (College Principal), Susan King, Susan Hogan, Anne Foley, Lily Kirrane, Cora Mac Mahon, Betty Culligan (Co-ordinator) Patricia Cleary (Tutor)
Front row: Gabrielle Hehir, Seán Costello, Mary Talty, Irene Brooks, Cian Cleary
Missing from photo: Maura Mc Guane, Raylene Corbett.