School Newsletter 2 – 2013/14

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Nov church display

The altar display, designed and created by 2nd year art students, in the school church for the month of Novemeber,  where students can remember and pray for family and friends who have passed away.

The Enrolment process for 1st year 2014 is well underway and anyone wishing to get an application form should submit an expression of interest form before Friday next, Nov. 15th at which time Application Forms will be posted. All completed Application Forms must then be returned to the school by 4pm on Nov. 29th. Any queries in relation to this process should be made to the school office.

Due to industrial action the scheduled parent/teacher meetings for 6th and 3rd years on December 6th and 12th respectively, have been cancelled and instead there will be a full day parent/teacher meeting for both these year groups on Friday, December 6th.

On Tuesday of this week, 5 students from the Leaving Certificate class of 2013 – Jack Allen, Paraic Conway, Colm Doherty, David Maher and Michael O’Connor –  will be awarded entrance scholarships to UCD in a ceremony in the O’Reilly Hall. We congratulate them on their achievement and wish them well in their continuing studies.

The senior and juvenile football teams have played a number of league games over the last few weeks and are both making good progress towards the knockout stages. The number of students training after school on various days of the week is a reflection of their tremendous enthusiasm and that of their teachers/coaches. good luck to them in the campaigns ahead.

Our school showjumping team have been competing with great success over the past number of weeks and successfully retained the Kilkenny College trophy at a recent event. Aidan Byrne, Jack Kehoe, Jack Dalton, Cian Aylward, Eoin Byrne and Oisin Aylward have been the key team members and in congratulating them we also thank them and their parents for all the time and effort invested.

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