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.