School Notes – September 27th, 2012

Senior Boys Football.
Mohill played Ballinamore PPS at home and shared the spoils on a scoreline of 3-11 each. Mohill were playing well and were up a few points in the last quarter, but were unable to maintain their lead. Mr Beirne manages this team and wishes to thank Mohill GAA for the use of their facilities and to Kevin Mc Grath who refereed the game. Shane Sullivan, David Mulvey, Alan Mc Garry, Darragh Higgins, Ryan Bohan, Evan Ward, Liam Mulligan, Cathal Keegan, Caillin Canning, Oising Madden, Darragh Gordon, Shane McGowan, Keith Beirne, Niall Beirne, Michael Bohan, Kenton McCormack, Joe Stenson, Jason Farry, Paul Foy, Darren Keegan, James Mitchell.
Mohill’s next fixture is against Carrick.
Connacht Athletics
Congratulations to Dearbhaile Beirne and Ashling McNabola who came first and second in the AVIVA combined events Junior athletics, held in Galway recently.
They qualify for the All Ireland in Santry at the weekend. This is a great achievement for the girls and well done.
Art in Collins Barracks.
Ms. McGrath and Ms. Purcell brought the Art students from Transition Year, Fifth and Sixth year to the Eileen Gray Exhibition in Collins Barracks.
Ms. Travers
We congratulate Ms. Travers, who together with Mary Lynch, won the Granard Cup, a National Golfing Competition, held in the Hermitage Golf Club in Dublin. They beat eighty nine teams in the competition, which is an annual fundraiser for charity.

School News – September 21st, 2012

National Culture Day
Artwork from last years Junior Cert students was on display in Mohill Library during National Culture Day, a celebration of culture, creativity and the Arts. Ms Purcell organised the art display.

Welcome.
We welcome Ms Horan a teacher of Irish and English to our school.

Connacht Interschools Athletics
Ms Yorke accompanied nineteen students to the Combined Events athletic meet held in Dangan,Galway. Combined events means each athlete must compete in four or five disciplines depending on their age – Shot Put, Long Jump, High Jump, Hurdles, 200m and 800m. Those who completed at Minor Level were Liam Rowley, James McNabola, Peter O’Neill, Johnny Boyle, Sibeal Reynolds, Niamh Hargaden, Emma Quinn, Lily Crossley, Heather Maxwell, Ezekiel Stevens, Shane McGowan and Luke Jones.
The participants at Junior Level were Dearbhaile Beirne, Conor Reynolds and Ryan Murphy. Those who lined out at Intermediate Level were Aishling McNabola, Keith Beirne, Oisin Madden and Shane McGowan (Fifth Year). Results are not yet to hand.

Inter Schools Equestrian Competition
Mohill hosted this event in Moorlands Equestrian Centre in Drumshanbo on Sunday week last, – eight schools were represented. Mohill entered a Novice and on Open Team as well as individual competitors in Open classes. The Open team of Mollie Crossley, Shauna McCrann, Cian Wrynn and Tadhg Mulligan came second overall.
The Novice team of Cora Maxwell, Caoimhe Wrynn, Shauna McCrann and Mollie Crossley also competed. In the individual Open competition Shauna McCrann came first, Tadhg Mulligan came sixth and Heather Maxwell also took part..

School Website
The new School Website can be accessed at www.mohillcommunitycollege.ie

Bereavements
We sympathise with the following in our school community who have recently lost a relative
– Niamh, Cait and James McHugh on the death of their granduncle – Mr. Carroll
– Ms. Dolan on the death of her husband’s grandmother – Mrs. Moran
May they rest in peace.

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School Notes – September 14th, 2012

Welcome Back.
We welcome all our returning students and all new First Years. We wish them all a fruitful year, a year of sunshine, good experiences and above all a happy one for all.
Congratulations
Karen Roche, who completed her Leaving Certificate in June, has been awarded a Naughton Foundation Scholarship to support her study of Science at Third Level. This is worth €8,000 over four years and the school qualifies for a €1,000 grant towards Science Laboratory equipment. Well done Karen and good luck in your studies.
New Teachers.
We wish Ms. Tobin the best in her career break and welcome her replacement Ms. Nertney, who teaches Science, Biology and Maths. We welcome Mr. Duffy, who teaches DCG and Maths also Mr. Kehir, who replaces Ms. Maxwell, who is on maternity leave.
Higher Options
Leaving Certificate students are travelling to the RDS in Dublin to a career day, where Third Level Colleges from Ireland, Britain and further afield will be represented. Ms. Reynolds and Ms. Hargaden Ward organised the trip.
Transition Years.
This group have had their bonding trip with a visit to Zip It in Forest Park Boyle, where they fly from tree to tree on zip lines. Mr. Duffy accompanied the students.
Condolences.
We sympathise with Amy Cox, second year student, on the death of her great grandmother, Mrs. Kathleen Clarke and to Eimear and James Doherty, sixth and third year students, on the death of their grandmother, Mrs. Ann Doherty.
To Ms. Travers on the recent death of her father in law – Mr. McKeon. To anyone in the school community who have lost a relative during the holiday period we offer our sympathies. May they all rest in peace.
Student of the Year
We applaud, Killian Beirne, for his award as student of the year in the Autism class, – his name was accidentally omitted in May.