School News November 27th 2014

Credit Union Poster Competition.

The following students won prizes in the Art Poster Competition promoted by Mohill Credit Union.
Saoirse Fox, Shannon Flynn, Evelyn Reynolds and Eabha Kenny.  Their entries now compete at Chapter level.  Well done to all.
Rivermania
The TY group were active on the Shannon in canoes and a banana boat.  This was enjoyed by all and was promoted by Carrick Rowing club.
Leitrim County Matters.
A number of students formed a choir for a TV programme featuring Leitrim.  The footage was taken in the Landmark and is being broadcast on “Irish TV” on Sky 191 on December 13th at 6.30 p.m.
The students involved were:-
Ellie Gordon, Celine Mulligan, Odharnait McGuinness, Ella Mulkerrins, Alice Egan, Lisa Moran, Eileen Canning, Fiona McGowan, Cait McHugh, Caoimhe Canning, Roisin Moran, Gavin Gordon, Eoin Kenny.
They were prepared by Mr. Nolan, Ms. Flanagan and Ms. Hanly.
Anti-Bullying Week.
The school is focused on this topic all this week.  Already there has been a poster competition and DVD’s shown to highlight the issues involved.  The idea is that the event will have input from all teachers.  The RE department are promoting the initiative.
Health Promotion.
Ms. Kellegher together with her first year group have placed many information posters all around the school on common health issues ranging from Diabetes to Obesity.  The messages are presented in a most striking and colourful way and hopefully the message of how to avoid these disorders will get through.
Poetry Aloud.
Second Year student, Eabha Kenny, participated in the All Ireland Semi Finals in this competition held in the National Library in Dublin.  Eabha recited “To a child dancing in the wind” by W.B. Yeats and “I wandered lonely as a cloud” by W. Wordsworth.  We are proud of your achievement Eabha and due credit to your parents and English teacher, Ms. Reynolds.
Boys Football.
A bad week at the office for the school footballers.  Seniors lost to Davitt College, U/16’s lost to Strokestown and First Years lost to Boyle C.S.