Active School Week , 24th – 28th April, 2017
The Department of Education and Skills and Healthy Ireland encourage all schools to organise an Active School Week (ASW)
The Active School Flag (ASF) is awarded to schools that strive to achieve a physically educated and physically active school community. The flag remains valid for a period of 3 years after which schools will be invited to re-apply.
Féile na hInse.
Congratulations to our recent Winners and Participants at Féile na hInse.
Rachel Murphy, David Murphy, Cormac Ó Muineachán and Sarah Casey won Prizes in the Essay Competition.
Winners in the Art Competition were Alex Ryan, Amy Murphy and Sinéad Kelly.
Congratulations to Ellen O'Donnell, Leaving Cert., who won 1st Prize in the "Labhairt na Gaeilge" Competition. Ellen's Prize was a part scholarship to the Gaeltacht, worth 500€
"We are delighted to announce that our School is how a Fairtrade School, having now received our Certificate from Fairtrade Ireland.
Congratulations to all our students and teachers who worked hard for this.
We continue to encourage everyone to choose Fairtrade products when they can and to always consider the plight of people in the Developing World when they shop."
Good luck to the Young Environmentalists groups traveling to NUIG for the Eco-UNESCO semi final.
The Doohan Family on The Ray D'Arcy Show
Congratulations to the Doohan family on winning the title of Ireland's Traddest Family on Saturday. Well done to past pupils of the school Claire, Carmel, Christina and Clodagh and of course Mrs. Doohan.
Congratulations to 2nd years Ella Shannon, Sinéad McCann, Joshua Lyons, Amy Murphy and Ronan Murphy who won a Junior ICT catagory in a competition that was hosted and organised by Trinity Comprehensive, Ballymun, Dublin. Their project was called Snapshot. It is based on using video analysis in PE class to improve students learning. The competition was run in association with the Physical Education Association of Ireland (PEAI). Well done to Diarmuid O'Donnell and Dylan Kenny (5th year) for taking part in the competition also.
Fair Trade Bake Sale
It's Fairtrade Fortnight now and our students are working to learn more about where our food and other goods come from and how farmers and children in Developing Countries are treated.
We hope to gain a "Fairtrade School" Certificate for our school.
We ask that you all do your bit to choose Fairtrade Products in your supermarkets as much as possible.
As Martin Luther King once said: "Justice denied anywhere diminishes justice everywhere".
For more photographs --> St John Bosco - Fairtrade