Connacht Junior Ladies Final 25-04-2013

Mohill Community College V St Cuan’s Castleblaney

School News April 25th 2013

German Trip.
The second year German class visited the Goethe Institute in Merrion Square, Dublin to view an exhibition on the Grimm brothers, authors of children’s fairytales.The students were accompanied by Ms Murphy, Ms Garvey and Ms Fritz.

Basketball Playoffs.
The first years missed the All Ireland B semi-finals by a whisker on Sunday week last in Tullamore.
In their first game they played very competitively against Granard and lost by nine points.
Mohill then played Coláiste Iognáid Galway in a match they dominated and won by 25 points. In their last game against Coláiste Eoin Tullamore the boys showed exceptional aptitude and commitment winning by 3 points. Unfortunately to reach the semi-finals Mohill would need to have won by ten points. In the end Granard qualified. Great credit is due to the boys and Ms. Hargaden Ward, we acknowledge the work done by Mohill basketball club for the game in the area.

Johnathan Reynolds, Tadhg Mulligan, Evan Harkin, Sean Harkin, Peter O’Neill, Dylan Gaffey, James McNabola, Liam Rowley, Cian Mallon, Eoin Kenny, Shane Cox, Ezekiel Stevens, Jamie McCaffrey.
Ms. Hargaden Ward wishes to thank Ezekiel, Jamie and Fiachra McGuinness for their assistance in Tullamore.

Welcome.
We welcome Ms. Maxwell back from maternity leave and we wish Mr. Kehir good luck in the future..

Connacht Final
The U-16 girls played a Connacht final in Hyde Park against St. Cuan’s Castleblakeney. Mohill lost by four points after a great battle. Well done to the girls and Ms. Nertney for progressing to the final.

School Notes April 18th 2013

Congratulations
We congratulate Dearbhaile Beirne and Ms. Fitzpatrick on Dearbhaile’s win in the An Post sponsored Impostipuzzle. Dearbhaile won a €100 An Post voucher for herself, a similar voucher for Ms. Fitzpatrick and €500 for the school. All of Ms. Fitzpatrick’s second year Business class entered the competition, which involved a crossword, answering questions regarding information in a DVD outlining services offered by An Post, finally these was personal input/comment by the student.

Big Brother Big Sister.
This mentoring system has been running weekly all year and has come to an end with a trip to the cinema for all involved where the film “Oblivion” was screened. Fifth year students mentored First Year students every Tuesday. The programme was promoted by NYP and overseen by Ms. Hanly.

Transition Years.
Transition Years are in Northern Ireland at the Key Programme for all of this week.

Ceiliúrady Cainte.
Mar chuid de Bhliain na Gaeilge, thógamar páirt i gCeiliúradh Cainte – lá Gaeilge ar Dé Céadaoin an 17ú Aibreán 2013 ar son na carthanachta Headstrong, a dhéanann sláinte intinne daoine óga a chur chun cinn. Thóg níos mó na 240 daltaí páirt sa lá. Bhain na daltaí agus na múinteoirí go léir taitneamh as an lá. Go raibh míle maith agaibh as bhur dtacaíocht.

On the 17th of April 240 students took part in an Irish day to raise money for Headstrong which promotes young people’s mental health. The day was enjoyed by all. Thanks to everyone for their support. Ms. McCarville.

Second Year Boys Football.
Mr. Duffy mentors this group and they played against Manorhamilton in a windy and rainswept Annaduff during the week. Mohill lost out in the end despite scoring 3-3 in the last ten minutes. Thanks to Annaduff GAA Club for the use of their facilities.

Barry Heslin, Conor Gallagher, Noel McLoughlin, Conor Reynolds, David Mitchell, Mikolaj Sempka, Dylan Hackett, Dylan Rogan Partyk Kozak, Ethan Harkin, Mark Reynolds, Ryan Murphy, James Maguire, Shane McGowan, Robert O’Beirne, Kevin Mulligan, Micheal Reynolds, Seamus Sweeney, Oisin Fox, Glen Ward, Kalon Harkin, Arron Wynne, Liam Kelly, Shane Gill, Brian Stokes, Luke Jones.

First Year Boys Football.
First Years bowed out of the Connacht Champonship at semi final level in a game against Castlerea, played in Ballyhaunis. Mohill secured extra time with a last minute goal but lost out by five points in the end. They are still in contention in the Connacht League but must playoff with Ballinamore PPS to progress. Mr. Nolan is in charge of this group.

Bereavement.
We sympathise with Jessica Dobson and her family on the death of her uncle, Willie Dobson. May he rest in peace.

School Notes April 11th 2013

Daffodil Day
Ms. Reynolds with help from Rhia Cuningham and Shannon Beirne had a school collection that raised €125.

Healthy Schools.
Second and third year students had a visit to the school by a representative of Bodywhys, that dealt with eating disorders.

GAA Coaching Course.
Thanks to Mr. Gaffey who conducted a GAA football coaching course with TY and a number of Fifth Year students.

That Time of the Year.
This week French and German orals began followed by Irish orals next week. Practical exams follow for State exam students. We wish all the students the best of luck in their endeavours.

Advance Notice.
The Graduation Mass for Leaving Cert students is on May 15th in the parish church. Parents and siblings are welcome, refreshments will be available in the College afterwards.

Congratulations.
We applaud the First and Second Year Boys basketball teams who won their North West Finals by overcoming St. Nathys. This puts them in the All Ireland playoffs at B level.
First Years playoff is on Sunday April 21st in Tullamore and second year’s have their’s in Drogheda a week later. Ms. Hargaden-Ward coaches these groups.
First Years.
Jonathan Reynolds, Tadhg Mulligan, Evan Harkin, Sean Harkin, Peter O’Neill, Dylan Gaffey, James McNabola, Liam Rowley, Cian Mallon, Eoin Kenny, Ezekiel Stevens, Shane Cox, Jamie McCaffrey.

Second Years.
Ethan Harkin, David Mitchell, Fiachra McGuinness, Robert O’Byrne, Luke Jones, Barry Heslin, Glen Ward, Ryan Murphy, Seamus Sweeney, Mikoy Sempka, Oisin Fox, Conor Gallagher, Dylan Hackett, James McHugh.

We wish them luck in the playoffs.

Senior Girls Football
The girls have qualified for the Connacht Final against Sancta Maria College, Louisburg on foot of a good win over Ballyhaunis on a scoreline of:-

Mohill CC – 5-16
Ballyhaunis – 2-8
Mr. Kehir is in change of this group.

Aoife McGarry, Sharon Reynolds, Orlaith Heslin, Cathy Forde, Caoimhe Canning, Patricia Forde, Nicole Higgins, Aileen Flynn, Claire Beirne, Lisa Reynolds, Caoimhe McGuinness, Tara Quinn, Nadine Hackett, Shauna McGrath, Lorraine Moran.

Evening Study
Evening study has commenced in the college for the last term. Contact the office for details.

Girls Active
This programme has also recommenced for First and Second Year girls after school. It is being organised by Ms. Purcell and Ms. McCarville. Sarah Mulligan is the instructor.

Zumba.
Transition Years are starting weekly Zumkba with Charlene Mulligan for the term.

Shannonside Radio
Transition Year students are preparing for a twenty five minute broadcast on their experience of TY. The project has been initated by Mary Clare Grealy from Shannonside.