8th November 2013

WELL DONE

Congratulations to Sinéad Conway, Rachel Crimes, Jade Byrne, Ciara Cunningham, Leanne Carlin-Hannon, Erika Bellamy and Sarah Gammell who recently won the final of the Treetops League. 

U17 BOYS SOCCER

There was a great win for the U17 Boys Soccer team last week against Coláiste Chill Mhantáin.  The final score was 3-2, with great performances from all team members.  Man of the match was Dillon Carthy who scored a hat-trick on the day. 

CREDIT UNION

The Credit Union are running an art competition within the school.  The theme is ‘The Credit Union in the Community’.  First prize is €100, second prize is €50 and third prize is €25.  The final date for entries is November 29th and students are asked to drop their poster into the school Credit Union on Thursdays or Fridays at lunchtime. 

U14 BOYS GAELIC FOOTBALL

Congratulations to the U14 Boys Gaelic Football team who participated in a Leinster Schools blitz

before midterm. Conditions were very wet and cold but the team played with great determination and skill and represented the school with honour. They won one game and lost two, one by only a point.  There were some exceptional performances, most notably, Shane Keenan, Alex Synnott and Nathan Corkish. The team was: Dylan Delamere,Brian Short, Thomas Moorehouse, Conor Dole, Matthew Byrne, Alex Synnott, Shane Keenan, Patrick Byrne, Daniel Grehan, Tristan Grant, Steven Hunt, Nathan Corkish and Brian Murray. 

SCIENCE WEEK

This week is ‘Science week’ at CCA! Students are celebrating the annual national week promoting science with a range of activities, including a poster competition, project work showcasing different scientists and many other activities.

6th YEAR ECOLOGY TRIP

The Sixth year Biology class enjoyed a recent trip to Dublin Zoo with their teachers Mr Lynch and Ms Nolan, as part of their Leaving Certificate Biology programme. The students completed ecology field work at the zoo, and had the opportunity to explore the environment. 

PRIMARY SCHOOL TRANSITION PROGRAMME

On Wednesday 20th November we look forward to welcoming fifth and sixth class pupils and their teachers from St Laurence O’Toole in Roundwood, Kilcoole Primary School, Newtownmountkennedy Primary School and St. Francis National School in Newcastle for our annual primary school transition programme. The students from each school will spend the day at Coláiste Chraobh Abhann sampling our comprehensive range of subjects and facilities and viewing our facilities. 

FIFTH YEAR STUDENTS WORK EXPERIENCE

Next week, our Fifth year students will spend a week in the workplace as they complete work placements as part of their academic programme. The experience is very valuable to our senior students, in helping them focus on areas of career interest that they wish to explore in advance of making their all-important CAO choices in Sixth year. We wish them the best of luck in their placements and would like to take the opportunity to thank the many employers who will be hosting them.


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