As per our calendar, please note the 5th Year, LCA 1 and TY Parent Teacher Meeting takes place this Tuesday, the 3rd Dec from 4:15pm.
5th Year and LCA1 students are asked to accompany their parent/guardian. (Our TY students do not have to attend). Please notify Main Office @ 093 38203 before 1:15 pm on Tuesday if you are unable to attend.
Well done to First Year Students who filled shoe boxes full of surprises as part of their CSPE Action Project. The shoe boxes were collected by Deirdre from Team Hope and are on their way to children in Eastern Europe or Africa.
On Monday 25th November our Guidance Counsellor Ms. Scarry and all our 6th years got the opportunity to learn what IT Sligo has to offer our students for September 2020. They offer a fantastic variety of courses ranging from science, social science, business, and engineering. Check out www.itsligo.ie
Thirty Leaving Certs accompanied by our Guidance Counsellor Ms. Scarry and Ms. Stockhaus attended Options West in the Galway Bay Hotel. Our students got a fantastic opportunity to gather information about third level courses, PLCs, joining the Defence Forces, the Gardaí etc There were also a wide variety of specialised talks and information sessions available.
A huge congratulations to Conor Mannion, TY, who attended NUI Galway’s Junior Cert Business Studies 2019 Awards ceremony. Just over 50 students from 29 schools across Connacht were recognised on the night for their outstanding achievement of a distinction in their Junior Cert Business Studies exam. Conor is among only 1.8% of students nationwide who sat the exam to receive a distinction. Conor is pictured with his teacher Ms. Martina Duignan, Mr John Mchale, Dean of the College of Business, Mr Tom Acton, Head of School of Business and Economics, Ms Johanna Clancy from the Business School and Ms Margaret Mcdonnell, President of the Bstai.
Our 3rd and 6th Year Christmas Tests 2019 are taking place between Wednesday 27th November – Thursday 5th December. Timetables attached below. The majority of the exams are taking place in your double classes. (1st, 2nd, 5th, LCA and TY assessments will take place during the last 2 weeks before Christmas.)
Our Parents’ Council are holding a Family Fun Table Quiz on the 5th Dec in the Sportshall. Doors open at 6:30 pm and the quiz starts at 7:00 pm. Please come along for a great night out with lots of fun, prizes and great craic. Our Quiz Master for the night is Mr Ollie Turner. Lots of spot prizes on the night – those that attended the last few years year can testify to this.
Special thanks to all the local businesses and our suppliers that have so generously sponsored spot prizes for the night and to our Parents’ Council for organising this event.
Our Parents Council are putting a lot of hard work into organising this quiz, so please come along and support them and your school. Please remember, all funds raised are to improve the school for all our students. Please spread the word and get your friends to come along to what has proven to be a fantastic fun night, that everyone who attends enjoys immensely.
Well done to our First Year Girls: Erica Ryan, Áine Nicklin, Éile Cronin, Isabelle Murray, Caoimhe Burke, Shanaz Saman, Caitlin Keadin & to our Transition Year Student Katie Heneghan who represented our school in the Regional Poetry Aloud Competition. The girls travelled to Salerno & competed against 60 students where they had to recite two poems from memory. The girls were highly commended for their performances on the day.