Month: <span>November 2020</span>

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28Nov 2020

Planet Youth Ireland Leisurecard scheme Update

In case you missed the important webinar recently about Planet Youth, the Icelandic Leisurecard scheme, and the huge impact the scheme has had on a whole generation’s health and wellbeing in Iceland it is available online to view; on YouTube at https://youtu.be/1-0FbhAB4z8 also at https://planetyouth.ie/fristund-is-webinar/. We are very hopeful that this scheme will be coming to the West of …

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26Nov 2020

Mass of Remembrance 2020

During the month of November, we recall with love the memories of our loved ones who have gone before us. It is a special time in which Dunmore Community School remembers our deceased past students and staff each year. Unfortunately, this year, we are unable to hold our Annual Mass of Remembrance. Thanks to the …

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23Nov 2020

Junk Kouture Grand Finals 2020

Best wishes to Niamh Kirrane, Riya Kudla and Sarah Jennings(5th Years) who are taking part in the Grand Finals of the Junk Kouture competition tomorrow in Birr. The grand finals were postponed in May due to Covid. The girls have made it through to the final 80 taking part in the Grand finals out of …

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16Nov 2020

10 Week Tests Timetables – 23rd – 27th Nov 2020

Our 10-week test timetables have been emailed to students. They can also be viewed in the Downloads Page under Exam Timetables. The results of these tests will be issued via VSWare before Christmas. TY and LCA classes may have exams during normal classes as required by specific teachers.

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16Nov 2020

Planet Youth Ireland Webinar

This short webinar is about the remarkable Fristund Leisurecard scheme in use in Iceland.  Every child from 6 -18 years old receives an annual €400 voucher to put towards supervised hobbies or sports, all administered through a centralised website.  This scheme has been a key component in the success of the Planet Youth primary prevention …

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11Nov 2020

Cyber Bullying and Internet Safety for Parents/Guardians

Reminder: We have organised a Cyber Bullying and Internet Safety online presentation for Parents/guardians this Thursday, the 12th November at 7pm. In today’s technology-rich environment most of us feel woefully inadequate when it comes to knowing what our teenagers are really experiencing when they use the internet.  This is normal and to be expected.  However, …

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08Nov 2020

DCS TY take part in a Re-Design Ireland Workshop

Transition Year students took part in a workshop run by James Fahy from Re-design Ireland. The aim of this workshop was to get them to become more environmentally conscious about their consumer choices and to be aware of their daily carbon footprint. This course is designed to aid students in applying their learning to real-life …

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08Nov 2020

VHI Women’s Mini Marathon Virtual 2020

Ms. Grehan, Ms. Scarry and a group of 2nd, Ty, 5th and LCA2 ladies took on the VHI Virtual Mini Marathon challenge on Friday 23rd October. Great fun was had by all on a glorious, bright sunny day, a perfect lead into the mid-term break.

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