School News February 2nd 2017

Par Excellence.

Michelle Hackett, a fifth year student, has spent two weeks in Cadiz in Spain at the Darren Clarke Golf School recently. Students from sixteen countries were in attendance and they all received golf tuition every day. Michelle also trains in Westport for Connacht a number of days a month.

Ad Astra Scholarship.

Past student, Dearbhaile Beirne, was awarded the Elite Athlete award by her university UCD in a ceremony last week. Dearbhaile was a great Ambassador for our school as a student.She now represents county and country in sport. Well done Dearbhaile.

Basketball.

First and second year girls played Ballinamore C.S. at home and the first years lost, while the second years won. They play a number of games in the weeks ahead. Ms. McGovern mentors first years and Ms. Hargaden Ward is in charge of second years.

First Years.
Roísín Bohan, Princess Esezobar, Sophie Ferns, Lemees Hamad, Chloe Harkin, Nicole Lennon, Ellen McGuinness, Gemma McNamara, Lauren McWeeney, Geraldine Reynolds, Rachel Reynolds, Dearbhaile Wrynne.

Second Years.
Sarah Boyle, Chloe Dolan, Emily Harkin, Jessica Hughes, Rachel McGarry, Aine McLoughlin, Maeve Newton, Aine Nicholl, Isabella Rowley, Celine Shortt, Gemma Stenson, Shaylyn Ward, Ellen Woods, Ava Reynolds.

Second Years on Safari.

Second Year students visited Dublin Zoo as part of their CSPE project for Junior Cert. They focused on endangered species and on the snow leopard in particular. The idea of stewardship of the environment and its inhabitants is a primary tenet of CSPE. The day commenced with a workshop on the subject, followed by a guided tour of the endangered species in the zoo. The stop off was at Liffey Valley on the way home. Ms. Dolan, Ms. Colum, Mr. Cummins, Ms. Conway and Ms. Kilrane accompanied the students..

Bereavement.

We sympathise with Tom Reel and family on the death of his great grandmother – Gillian Smith. May she rest in peace