School News December 13th 2012

U/16 Boys Basketball.
The boys play the North West Final against tough opposition in St. Nathy’s, Ballaghadereen at a Sligo venue. Ms. Hargaden Ward coaches this team. We wish them well.

Autism Class.
The Autism class had a trip to Dublin to see the musical Oliver in the Bord Gais Theatre. They were accompanied by Ms, Murphy, Ms. Cunningham and Ms. Conway.

Transition Year Project.
Mr. Duffy has enabled two groups within TY to enter a competition called Formula One for Schools, where they make a five page submission initially regarding their design for a working Formula One model car. One group has reached the last one hundred and will be further assessed in March in Griffith College Dublin. Well done to all.

Galway Trip.
A group of six third year students accompanied by Ms. Earley and Ms. Gallagher visited Galway where they saw the Atlantaquarium and did some shopping. They were joined by students from Drumshanbo V.S. and Lough Allen College. The funding for the trip was provided by Leitrim Developement Company.

Bereavement
We sympathise with Shauna and Ciara McGrath on the death of their grandmother recently. May she rest in peace.

Transition Year.
Ms. Reynolds took the group to the cinema in Carrick to see “Seven Psychopaths” with a view to adding to their Film Studies Portfolio for Leaving Cert.

Mindout.
Ms. Hanley, Ms. Colum, Ms. Kellegher and Ms. Hargaden Ward attended a day long seminar on Mental Health in Sligo. It was delivered by the Health Promotion Unit of the HSE

School News December 6th 2012Congratulations.

Congratulations.
We have reason to celebrate the awards bestowed on members of our student body by Leitrim Sports Partnership. The School Equestrian Team comprising Mollie Crossley, Shauna McCrann, Paul Foy and Cian Wrynn scooped the Juvenile Team of the Year Award.
Dearbhaile Beirne won the Junior Sports Star Award for her endeavours in many sports.
We applaud the winners, their parents and mentors, who have made this possible.

School Inspection.
The school has just had a Management Leadership and Learning inspection conducted by DES inspectors over three days last week. The inspection report will be published on the DES website in a few months time.

Romeo & Juliet
Third Year Higher Level English classes attended the Backstage Theatre, Longford for a viewing of Shakespeare’s famous play. They enjoyed the production and were accompanied by Ms. Reynolds and Ms. Dolan.

Christmas.
There will be a Christmas Carol Service in the School on Friday, 21st December..

Christmas Confessions.
This will be held in the school on Thursday, 13th December and will be conducted by some of the local priests.

Bereavements.
We sympathise with the following students, who were recently bereaved.

– Patrick and Jessica Power on the death of Mr. Cole – their step-grandfather in England.

– Lisa McNabola (Third Year) on the death of her grandaunt – Sr. Kathleen Moran.

– David, Diane and Alan Crowe on the death of their grandaunt.
May they rest in peace.