School Notes January 31st 2013

Mock Examinations.
Junior and Leaving Cert students are in the middle of their exams currently. We wish them well in this dry run.

Transition Year.
The class have had a three day residential at Roscor youth village Beleek for another instalment of the Key programme. The students were involved in outdoor water sports and had mock interviews on their enterprise projects conducted by independent personnel some of whom were from Waterways Ireland. Ms Mc Carville accompanied the students.

First and Second Year girls basketball.
Mohill played Eureka Kells at home in the northeast region of the league. Mohill’s success means they compete at B level and this is very high standard and Moill lost both games.

First Year Panel
Clodagh Mitchell, Mary Brigid McDonagh, Elizabeth Honeyman, Amy Cosgrove, Shannon Healy, Michelle Hackett, Emma Quinn, Alison O’Neill, Roisin McGarry, Tara Quinn, Seona Cosgrove, Blathnaid Duignan.

Second Year Panel.
Aifric Madden, Dearbhaile Beirne, Nessa Kellegher, Amy Cox, Ciara Quinn, Eimear Kelly, Tara O’Neill, Aishling McGwynne, Laura Gill, Aoife Keegan, Dervla Gilroy, Jessica Dobson, Olivia Mulkerrins, Emma Kiernan.

Ms. Fitzpatrick wishes to thank Francis McGowan for refereeing the game.

Academic Excellence.
Sean Kelly, who sat his Leaving Cert in June 2012, is receiving an award and bursary from DCU for his results attained at Leaving Cert.
Dara McKiernan, a fifth year student, has received his award from the Business School in UCG for his exceptional marks in Junior Cert Business Studies.
We applaud them both.

Junior Boys Football
Mohill played Abbey CS, Boyle away and came away with a two point win.
Jason Farry, James Mitchell, David Mulvey, Alan Tuthill, Darren Keegan, Sean Muldowney, Keith Keegan, Evan Ward, Michael Bohan, Oisin Madden, Keith Beirne, Jamie Stenson, Jack Heslin, Jamie Cosgrove, Ronan Gordon, Shane McGowan, Paul Foy, Kevin Flynn.

School Notes January 24th 2013.

Healthy Schools Committee
This group of students and their guiding teachers – Ms. Kellegher and Ms. Hanley, are preparing for “Healthy School Week” which begins on February 24th, with a theme this year of Positive Mental Wellbeing. The committee is comprised of students from each year group, except sixth year.
Jordan McGuinness, Laura McManus, Shannon Kilkenny, Dillon Rogan, Ella Mulkerrins, James Mitchell, Jasmine Reynolds, Eimear Higgins, Laura Jones, Alicia Kiernan, Jessica Richards, Eileen Canning and Claire Rogers.

Cross Country Athletics
A group of athletes from the student travelled to Sligo to compete with other second level schools. Results are not to hand. Ms. Yorke accompanied the students.
Lauren Keighran, Niamh Hargaden, Dearbhaile Beirne, Heather Maxwell, Lillie Crossley, Emma Quinn, Aishling McNabola, Michelle Beirne, Keith Beirne, Óisin Madden, James Mitchell, Patrick McDonagh, Ezikiel Stevens.

Bereavements
We sympathise with the following who were recently bereaved:-
– Anna and Sean Ceroni on the death of their grandfather – Mr. Ceroni.
– Jack and Roisin McGarry on the death of their grandmotherr – Mrs. Teresa McGarry.
– David Campbell on the death of his grandmother – Mrs. Campbell.
May they rest in peace

School News January 17th 2013

Chemistry in Maynooth.
Twelve Leaving Cert Chemistry students visited Maynooth chemistry laboratories to carry out practical work from the syllabus, it was a good opportunity to review and revise ahead of the upcoming mock exams. Ms Nertney accompanied the students.

Senior Boys Football.
Mohill played Carrick C.S. in Gortletteragh during last week and had a bad day at the office, Mohill underperformed and were missing a number of first team members before the game and ended up having to play with fourteen players for much of the second half due to lack of numbers. Mr Beirne is in charge of this team.
Jason Farry, James Mitchell, Alan Mc Garry, David Mulvey, Ryan Bohan, Oisin Madden, Darragh Higgins, Cathal Keegan, Caillin Canning, Liam Mulligan, Darragh Gordon, Shane Mc Gowan, Keith Beirne, Niall Beirne, Joe Stenson, Shane Sullivan, Kenton Mc Cormack.

Senior Girls Football.
Mohill played Drumshanbo VS in Eslin and won comfortably enough.
Ms. Horan is in charge of this team.

Aoife McGarry, Sharon Reynolds, Orlaith Heslin, Cathy Forde, Cliodhna Reynolds, Caoimhe Canning, Nicole Higgins, Aileen Flynn, Claire Beirne, Lisa Reynolds, Caoimhe McGuinness, Tara Quinn, Nadine Hackett, Shauna McGrath, Lorraine Moran, Michelle Beirne, Lorraine Reynolds, Yvonne Reynolds, Sinead Mulvey, Lauren McCann, Ciara McGrath, Ellie Gordon, Alicia Kiernan.

U/14 Girls Football.
Mohill played Drumshanbo V.S. at the same venue and won comfortably.
Mr. Kehir is in charge of this team.
Aoife Cafferty, Aoife Byrne, Aoife Keegan, Amy Cox, Shannan Kilkenny, Dearbhaile Beirne, Ashling McGwynne, Ellen Keegan, Laura Gill, Leighann Flynn, Claire Bohan, Roisin Donnelly, Emma Moran, Laura McManus, Michelle Hackett, Elizabeth Honeyman, Sibéal Reynolds, Deirbhile Tiernan, Emma Quinn, Tara Quinn, Anne Marie Reynolds, Blathnaid Duignan, Clodagh Mitchell, Seóna Cosgrove, Eimear Kelly.

We would like to thank Eslin GAA for making their facilities available to the school.

Bereavements.
We sympathise with the following students and their families on their recent bereavements:-
Louise and Kevin Bohan on the death of their grandmother – Mrs. Conway.
Karl and Cian Mallon on the death of their grandfather.
Jesse Desmond Smith on the death of her uncle.
May they rest in peace.

Peace and Reconciliation Programme.
This programme funded by Peace 3 and facilitated by people who have experienced the troubles in Northern Ireland continues with Fifth Years and Transition Year students. The programme is being delivered to second level schools in Leitrim.

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School News January 10th 2013

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition.
The school has two entries in this year’s exhibition. The first entry titled Appreciating Women – in “The times we live in” was developed by Sixth Year students, Patricia Forde, Niamh McHugh and Niamh McKiernan – Ms. Duffy is the support teacher.

Fifth year students Eimear Higgins, Alice Tuthill and Jasmine Reynolds have a project titled “Can music influence our mood” – here the support teacher is Ms. Muldowney. Both projects are entered in the Social and Behavioural Science Category. We wish them well after all their hard work.

Credit Union Poster Competition.
School students Jessica Dobson, Laura O’Neill and Wiktoria Fangor won first, second and third prize respectively in the 14 – 17 year category in the local competition. Well done to you all.

Eveving Study.
Evening study continues from 4.30 to 6.30 – Monday to Thursday for exam year students.

Maynooth Trip.
Thirty four Leaving Certy Biology students spent a day in the Biology Laboratories in NUIM revising mandatory practicals from the course. The students were accompanied by Ms. Nertney and Mr. McHugh.

Bereavement
We sympathise with Anita Conefrey and her family on the death of her grandfather, Mr. Campbell. May he rest in Peace.

Happy New Year

The Principal Ms. Una Duffy and Staff wish our whole school community – students, parents, guardians, former colleagues, former students and their parents/guardians – a very Happy New Year 2013.