Following a few extremely busy weeks here in Dunmore Community School, we are looking forward to welcoming our students, both our existing and our new first years, back after a prolonged absence. As explained in the recent letter emailed to you all, we have put in place lots of procedures and protocols to ensure as safe a reopening as possible.
We ask parents and students to please watch the following 2 videos before the return to school and to have a look at the following handouts.
St Jarlaths annual School Bursary deadline is this Friday the 28/08/20. Reminder for Leaving Cert students who have not yet applied to do so this week. There are 20 * €1000 Bursaries available to their Members again this year.
Well done to Amy, Jessica and Laura on getting through to the finals of the Break the Seal Competition, we are very proud of you all. Their excellent presentations were played online at the finals of the Break the Seal on Thursday.
We are delighted to announce that Jessica was placed 3rd overall in the finals for her essay ‘Trailblazing Tinkers’. Congratulations Jessica on your excellent research and beautifully written essay.
Also, well done to all our TY’s who took part the Break the Seal competition. This is the first time we were involved in this worthwhile initiative and sincere thanks to Ms Brogan and Ms McHugh for all their time, help and guidance right up to the finals.
The 3 presentations are attached here for you to watch.
This linked article is a summary of some of the events that were organised by Ms. Scarry and the Transition Years. Its is a shame that due to an international health pandemic our year had to end so abruptly. This article was written to remind our students of all the amazing things they have achieved and experienced over the year. There were numerous other activities and trips organized and coordinated by teachers for this group and they have been documented on the school’s website already and can be found here:-http://www.dunmorecs.ie/index.php/category/ty/
A wide variety of titles, prizes, awards and successes were achieved by this year group that range from Junk Koture to Break the Seal in History, Enterprise Awards and football and sport titles.