The Glenart College team recently played against Oak Academy. Have a look at the Youtube clip.
What's on this week: Week 2 Menu all this week.
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|Friday 14 th||Christmas Exam commence. Triple classes for 3rd & 6th Years commence||
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….
New Year Greetings! The management and staff wish to extend best wishes for a Happy New Year to all our students, parents, guardians and the wider community. After a lovely Christmas break we all returned energised and ready for the term ahead. This term is always a busy one particularly for our Leaving Cert and Junior Cert students preparing for mock exams, oral exams and finishing projects but we look forward as always to a productive term. Mock Exams The Junior Cert and Leaving Cert mock exams will commence on January the 23rd of January. This year exams will take place in our new sports hall. Students are preparing and being guided by their teachers with study and revision tips for these exams. The exams are very important for students in preparation for their state exams in June and we wish students the best of luck. Evening Classes Spring 2017 We are delighted to announce that Glenart College first Adult Education Evening Classes will commence on Monday the 30th of January. It is a very exciting time and we are delighted to offer fantastic courses to the community. Places are filling up quickly so visit our website or Facebook page for details of all the…
First Year Day Out! First year students accompanied by their year head and class teacher had a wonderful day out last Friday as a reward and recognition of their hard work and enthusiasm this term. They travelled to Courtown for bowling and crazy golf. It was a great opportunity for them to celebrate as a year group and they thoroughly enjoyed the day. Trip to the Cinema! Second and third year students enjoyed a morning out last Friday to Arklow cinema. They went to see ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them’. The trip was organised for the students by their year heads to reward students’ excellent work and behaviour this term. These trips are held twice yearly and students are always very keen to be included. Meeting an Irish Sports Star. On Wednesday the 14th of December our principal Ms Kearns accompanied by two second year students Michelle Bertsch and Aida Urbanavicuite and to meet Ronnie Delany at the Arklow Municipal Centre. He spoke about his 1500m Olympic win in 1956. The students said that Mr. Delany was a very funny and engaging man and “we took pictures and shook hands with him”. “We also got to watch his race from an old recording”. The students thoroughly enjoyed the experience of…
1st YEAR CHRISTMAS EXAMS 2016 MONDAY 19TH DECEMBER IRISH 9.00-10.00 CSPE 10.00-11.00 BREAK 11.00-11.15 STUDY 11.5-11.45 SCIENCE 11.45-1.15 LUNCH 1.15-2.00 STUDY 2.00-2.30 MATHS 2.30-4.00 TUESDAY 20TH DECEMBER ART 9.00-10.00 HOME ECONOMICS 10.00-11.00 BREAK 11.00-11.15 STUDY 11.15-12.15 GEOG/HISTORY/BUSINESS 12.15-1.15 LUNCH 1.15-2.00 STUDY 2.00-2.30 ENGLISH 2.30-4.00 WEDNESDAY 21ST DECEMBER METALWORK 9.00-10.00 T.G. 10.00-11.00 BREAK 11.00-11.15 FRENCH 11.15-12.15 WOODWORK 12.15-1.15 2ND YEAR CHRISTMAS EXAMS 2016 MONDAY 19TH DECEMBER WOODWORK 9.00-10.00 CSPE 10.00-11.00 BREAK 11.00-11.15 STUDY 11.15-11.45 ENGLISH 11.45-1.15 LUNCH 1.15-2.00 T.G. 2.00-3.00 BUSINESS 3.00-4.00 TUESDAY 20TH DECEMBER SCIENCE 9.00-10.00 ART 10.00-11.00 BREAK 11.00-11.15 GEOGRAPHY 11.15-12.15 IRISH 12.15-1.15 LUNCH 1.15-2.00 STUDY 2.00-2.30 MATHS 2.30-4.00 WEDNESDAY 21ST DECEMBER HISTORY 9.00-10.00 FRENCH 10.00-11.00 BREAK 11.00-11.15 HOME ECONOMICS 11.15-12.15 METALWORK 12.15-1.15 5TH YEAR CHRISTMAS EXAMS 2016 MONDAY 19TH DECEMBER BUSINESS/ENGINEERING 9.00-11.00 BREAK 11.00-11.15 STUDY 11.15-11.45 IRISH 11.45-1.15 LUNCH 1.15-2.00 HOME EC./FRENCH/PHYSICS 2.00-4.00 TUESDAY 20TH DECEMBER ENGLISH 9.00-11.00 BREAK 11.00-11.15 GEOG/D.C.G./BIOLOGY 11.15-1.15 LUNCH 1.15-2.00 MATHS 2.00-4.00 WEDNESDAY 21ST DECEMBER STUDY 9.00-11.00 BREAK 11.00-11.15 HISTORY/ART/CONST. ST. 11.15-1.15 5TH YEAR LCA CHRISTMAS EXAMS MONDAY 19TH DECEMBER STUDY 9.00-9.30 ENGINEERING 9.30-10.30 STUDY 10.30-11.00 BREAK 11.00-11.15 HOTEL, CATERING, TOURISM …
Environmental Debates On Thursday 24th November last our debating team took part in this year’s Wicklow County Council Environmental Debating Competition. Glenart College was represented by Ethan Kelly, Jamie Byrne and Ben Usher as they took on Blessington Community College. Our team proposed the motion “We need to make our town’s car unfriendly to encourage a shift to car- free travel”. The students explored issues such as carbon emissions and the health implications of air pollution in addition to Ireland’s environmental obligations on an EU level. All participants spoke articulately and passionately on the topic and look forward to participating in the next round of the competition. Table tennis Well done to the senior table tennis team who have won all their matches so far this year and sit at the top of the table in their group. They had an intense week of competitions playing Del La Salle Churchtown on Monday, CBC Monkstown on Tuesday and St Patrick’s grammar school on Thursday. Well done lads. Well done also to the under 13 and under 15 teams also competing during the week especially the under 13’s who also have won all their games so far in the league. Well done lads, a fantastic…