4th December 2015

TRANSITION YEAR

Following on from the success of the TY Pop Up shop, the Transition Year students recently spent the day in the RDS at the National Design and Craft Fair.  Yesterday, they went to Dun Laoghaire to see the comedy play ‘Psycho Spaghetti’ by Ger Carey, in which he gives a humorous adaptation of the workings of the teenage mind. 

CHRISTMAS HAMPERS

Many thanks to staff and students who contributed so generously to the recent Christmas hamper appeal for St. Vincent de Paul. 

IRISH DANCING

Well done to Lara Harrison in first year who recently competed in the Leinster Championships in Irish Dancing.  Lara won a total of 11 medals! 

CALL TO CODE 2015

Well done to Maciej Goszczycki in sixth year who won 6th place in the Senior category of the elimination round in Call to Code 2015.  Getting into the top 20 now qualifies Maciej to attend the finals at Google Headquarters in Dublin on December 9. 

LIFESAVING SUCCESS

Congratulations to Ciara Kelly in fifth year who recently took part in the RLSS Ireland Branch Speed Lifesaving Gala in the National Aquatic Centre in Dublin, winning 2 silver medals and a bronze medal.  At the recent club gala event, Ciara was named as Lifesaver of the Year 2015, while also receiving an award for being club captain this year.  Ciara is now training for the National Speeds in the Olympic Pool in London next February. 

ATHLETICS

Well done to Troy Scully who recently came 8th in the Intermediate Boys 3000m race. 

WICKLOW SCHOOLS SENIOR BOYS GAA FOOTBALL

The Wicklow Schools Senior Boys GAA team drew against Dundalk Schools in a recent football match.  Players on the team from the school were Thomas Kearns and Jack Bellamy, who scored 0-2 for the team on the day. 

MUSIC DEPARTMENT

The Music Department is in full swing now that the Festive Season is upon us!  On December 8 they will join forces with Kilcoole Primary School for the annual Carol Service.  The annual Carol Service takes place in the school on December 11.  There will be carol singing for the whole school at break time on December 14.  Finally, the Music students will visit the local nursing home to help spread some festive cheer.   Many thanks to Ms Armstrong and to all students involved in preparing for these most enjoyable Christmas events.  

HOUSE EXAMINATIONS

We wish the best of luck to our students in their annual Christmas house exams.  Students and teachers, supported by parents, have worked very hard this term.


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