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