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News update, Nov 9th, 2018

• On Friday 26th October we celebrated School Spirit Day in aid of our sister school in Rumbek South Sudan.  It was a great day of celebration, and raised significant funds for a very worthy cause. There were competitions, musical recitals, dance performances and many fun activities.  There were whole school and year group and class events to mark the day.  Many thanks to the students and staff for engaging so fully and wholeheartedly in the celebrations on the day. Pics below.

• On Wednesday we had huge numbers at our Careers Evening for all senior students. All the major Colleges and Institutions were present. The students had the opportunity to speak to people involved in a variety of professions and found it a very informative and helpful evening. Many thanks to all those who contributed to this very successful event.

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• Students Cleo Gallen and Hazel Austin represented the school in the Irish EU Science Olympiad in DCU. The girls were invited to compete due to their excellent Maths results in their Junior Cert.

• Chloe Johnson and Tara Kelly were finalists in the SciFest National Competition on Friday with their project on  Is the number of canoeists not disinfecting their gear after use, contributing to the spread of Aphanomyces astaci in Irish waters?  They received an excellence in Stem award for their project.

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• The school orchestra visited St Molaga’s Primary School The students spoke about their instruments and performed “Galloping Home” from Black Beauty.

• The JPIC team provided afternoon tea and Fair Trade coffee to sixth years on Thursday.

 

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