Young Environmentalists in Dublin
The finals of eco Unesco Young Environmentalists took place on the 23rd of May in the Mansion House in Dublin. The event is Ireland's largest celebration of youth ECO-action
ECO-UNESCO’s Young Environmentalist Awards (YEA) is an all-Ireland environmental awards programme that recognises and rewards young people who raise environmental awareness and improve the environment.
Gold Gaisce medal to Laoise Sutton
Past Pupil of St. John Bosco community College, Laoise Sutton, Coolmeen, receiving her Gold, Gaisce medal from the President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins. Laoise was awarded the Bronze Gaisce medal while she was a pupil of the school. Congratulations to Laoise on this great achievement.
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.