Christmas exam timetables and rules
What's on this week: Distribution of lockers for those who have paid their voluntary contribution will commence on Monday 19th August as follows: 1st years 9.30-11.00am, 2nd years 11.30-1.00pm, 3rd years 2.00pm- 3.00pm, 4th,5th &6th years 3.00-4.00pm. Please remember to bring your €5 deposit, which can be returned in May 2020. Those students who do not attend on Monday will be facilitated on their return to school. All students will be allocated a locker.
|Monday th||Soup and scones every day. Lunch: Bangers & Mash with Gravy|
|Tuesday 21st|| Lunch: Chicken Curry & Rice or Chicken Caesar Roll |
|Wednesday 22nd||Break: Sausage & Bacon Blaa Bap with Ballymaloe Relish|
|Thursday 23rd|| || Lunch:Pasta Bolognese with Garlic Bread ||
|Friday 24th||Lunch: Steak Sandwich with Onion Rings and Homemade Wedges||
Arklow Enterprise Town We are delighted to be hosting Arklow Enterprise Town for the Bank of Ireland on Saturday the 7th of October. We are looking forward to welcoming businesses and community groups to Glenart College. CIDESCO World Congress Dorothy Lawlor, Beauty Therapy Course Coordinator at Glenart College and Vice President of CIDESCO Ireland recently travelled to the 71st World Congress and Exhibition in Mumbai, India. This was a fantastic opportunity for Dorothy to be part of the world’s prominent meeting for presenting and gathering the latest information on Health, Personal Care, Wellness, Spa and Beauty. Student Council Student Council Elections will take place on Friday the 29th of September. Prior to elections this year all candidates must present their election speech in the GPA outlining their reasons for presenting for election. The current council are still busily working away on planning events for Stand Up Week 2017 and their upcoming trip to the Comhairle na nOg AGM. They also presented an update of their ongoing work at the recent Board of Management meeting. Mindful Colouring An opportunity has been given to students to engage in the process of Mandala’s or mindful colouring.This is taking place in the Meditation…
Warm Welcome A new school year and it was wonderful to welcome over ninety first year students to the school. We also extend a warm welcome to new students’ in other year groups and to students visiting from other countries for the year. We would also like to welcome our new Deputy Principal Mr. Cloney with a wealth of experience in education and look forward to working with him in the years ahead. We are also very excited to offer new additional subjects including Spanish, Music and Religion (as an exam subject). First Year Induction As part of the extensive first year induction programme a meeting took place for the parents and guardians of the first year students last week. A large group of enthusiastic parents attended and were given information to help them support their son/daughter as they transfer from primary to secondary school. Also as part of this programme the first year students enjoyed a Friendship Bonding Day on Friday. This gave the students a chance to get to know each other and help reduce anxiety in the move. The students got involved in a number of team building activities. The feedback was very positive and…
Summer Exam Rules: · Students must have their own refill pad, pens, pencils, eraser, ruler, colours etc. Borrowing equipment from another student is not allowed. · Students must have their own calculator and maths set. · Talking or any other form of communication is not allowed and students must put up their hand and wait for a teacher to come to them before they speak. If a student is found communicating or engaging with other students their exam maybe cancelled. · Students must have books with them to study if they do not have a particular exam at a certain time. · Any student who does not have exams between 9.00 and 11.00 am may come in at 11.00 am providing they have a note signed by a parent/guardian for that day stating that they have permission to come to school at 11.00am. If students arrive late they may not be permitted to enter the exam hall. · Any student who does not have exams after 2.00pm may go home at 1.15 providing they have a note in their journal signed by a parent/guardian for that day. Phone calls into the office by a parent/guardian will not be accepted nor…
The Glenart College team recently played against Oak Academy. Have a look at the Youtube clip.
Congratulation James Well done to James Gammell in 1st Year who won a special Olympics medal for Bocce last weekend. We’re so delighted for him. Poetry in the classroom Glenart College is delighted to have Colm Keegan as their ‘Author in Residence’ for the next 5 weeks. He will facilitate workshops with first year students. Colm Keegan has mentored numerous young writers to award winning standards. Films he has co-written and produced with young people have been shown in the Lighthouse Cinema and have won awards at CAST national Film Festival two years running. He is also one of the leading poets involved in WraPParound, a Writing Rap and Performance Poetry programme run by the JCSP and Poetry Ireland. He is a qualified youth leader. He received The Gold Gaisce award from President Mary McAlese and was presented with the Gulbenkian Award for community involvement. This youth background informs his empowering and developmental approach to how writing is taught to young people. The students and their teacher Mr. Sweeney are thoroughly enjoying these workshops. Romeo and Juilet On Friday the 17th of February third years students enjoyed a wonderful day out in Dublin to see the play they are studying ‘Romeo and Juilet’ on stage at the Mill Theatre, Dundrum….