2CN class Skype their former classmate, Aaron Kinsella, who moved to New Zealand with his family at the start of the year.
Mid term over, at last a hint of spring and only 5 school weeks to Easter. The years just seem to gather pace, relentlessly rolling on ever quicker. The ‘Mocks’ have been done and for the 3rd and 6th year classes the next stop in examination terms will be the Junior and Leaving Cert. in June with the ‘Orals ‘ in the meantime. Parent/Teacher meetings for all year groups have been held as have the assessments for incoming 1st years, September 2013.
Before mid term a group of Transition Year students took to the Wicklow mountains for a hike and overnight stay in Glendalough as part of their An Gaisce award. The inclement weather added to the challenge but everyone returned safely including teachers Mr Coffey, Mr Cullen and Ms Bolger.
There was quite a lot of sporting activity over the past weeks with the highlights being the U-14 footballers landing the Leinster ‘A’ title with a dramatic win over Clane C.S. (see report in Featured News Stories). The Senior football team enjoyed little luck as they lost out by one point to a very polished Colaiste Eoin team in the Leinster quarter final but hopefully the hurlers can keep the flag flying in their upcoming semi final after a good win over North Dublin schools.
Well done also to the U-16 Badminton team who won the Wexford title and qualified for the Leinster finals and also to David O’Connor, 1st year, who made it through to the final of the u-14 cross country athletics.
Among the other activities engaged in by students recently was the south east Maths quiz in Waterford, road safety week, samba drumming, visit to the Young Scientist exhibition and Wexford Meitheal awards ceremony. Well done to all involved.
Winners in the 1st year anti-bullying Art competition