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december, 2019

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We are delighted to announce that our Autumn Evening Classes start on Monday the 30th of September.

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Some of our 2018/2019 class heading off to their Debs last night. Don’t they all look fantastic ☺️👏

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Allocation of lockers will take place on Monday the 19 th of August. See details below.

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School Notes 28th November

Top Award in Engineering Glenart College would like to congratulate David Evans for receiving a prestigious award for his Leaving Certificate Engineering results at the recent Engineering and Technology Teachers Association conference.  David graduated from Glenart College this year with excellent results in his final exams. While in school he always excelled at Engineering and his commitment to his work and his projects was of an extremely high standard. David’s engineering project and theory exam achieved third place in Ireland in the 2016 state exams. His teacher Mr. Gerard Murphy is extremely proud of David and was in attendance when he accepted his award. David is currently studying Agriculture, Show Racism the Red Card A workshop involving all year groups to mark Show Rasism The Red Card day took place last Friday. This workshop incorporating a DVD sponsored by the GAA, FAI and Rugby League of Ireland was very thought provoking and informative. This workshop is one of the many events that take place over the year as part of the school’s Yellow Flag programme. Green School The Green Schools Committee carried out a waste audit in the school during the week. The committee who meet weekly wanted to monitor…

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School Notes 17th November

A trip to Leinster House First year students had a wonderful experience as they travelled to Leinster House on Tuesday the 15th of November. They were greeted by their host Minister for Health Simon Harris who gave them lots of information about the building itself and the whole voting system. It was a very educational and most enjoyable trip. A special word of thanks to the minister for his time. First Responders A number of senior students participated in in a training session with Arklow First Responders on Friday the 11th of November. The students learned and later demonstrated life-saving skills in CPR, assisting a choking person adult, child or infant along with recognising signs of stoke in a person and how acting F.A.S.T. saves lives. The students are now confident in life-saving skills and how to assist a person in need using an AED – Automated External Defibrillator. Well done to all involved. It was a hugely successful training session with enthusiastic students and a professional team of First Reponse Instructors. An evening of entertainment All choir members along with the teachers from the drama department enjoyed a wonderful evening out last Friday. They attended Fiddler on the Roof…

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School Notes 28th October

Open Day Thank you to everyone that came to visit the school on Open Day. It was a pleasure to welcome so many people to Glenart and we look forward to welcoming many as students next year and in the future. A big thank you to all of our students who helped out and represented the school so well on the evening. If you have any queries regarding enrolment please do not hesitate to contact the school office. Student Council Elections The polling cards were distributed, the candidates canvassed, the ballot paper was produced, the polling station set up and the votes counted! On the 20th October all of Glenart College’s student body democratically elected their student council representatives through an election brilliantly organized by our 2 Ash class. Congratulations to our successful candidates. Maths Week Congratulations to Katie Long and Chloe Hughes in fifth year, who won the main competition during Maths week. We at Glenart College had a great time trying to decipher the logic problems, sudoku, futoshiki and mazes that were all part of maths week, along with the many maths games. Very well done also to James Gammell, Robbie Long and Reece Kavanagh, our first year winners, and…

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Week 2

A Great Result! Congratulations to all our students who received their Junior Cert results last Wednesday. We are very proud of the great results. Congratulations also to the current 6th year Leaving Cert Applied students on their fantastic results from session two. All the hard work has paid off and is paving the way for a high standard of Leaving Cert results. Well done to all. Project Maths for Parents The Project maths course for Parents has just begun and if you would like to join there is still a chance to do so. Why not up-skill your maths abilities and familarise yourself with the new maths syllabus for Junior Cycle? This way you will gain insight into the maths your children themselves are studying at second level as well as enabling you to help them out with their homework when necessary! If interested please phone  086 0429455 and book a place on this fantastic course. Beauty Therapy Talk Many thanks to the Marie Keating Foundation for the very informative talk they gave to the 1st and 2nd year Beauty Therapy students on cancer last week. The nurse went through how to recognise the early symptoms of cancer and also…

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Warm Welcome

Warm Welcome There were lots of welcomes to be made in Glenart College last week as the new school year commenced. First of all the staff and students extended a big warm Arklow welcome to our new Principal Ms. Louise Kearns and Deputy Principal Ms.Brid Keeley. Both Ms. Kearns and Ms. Keeley are joining the school with a wealth of teaching and school management experience and we are really looking forward to working with them. Secondly we welcome Ms. Anne-Marie Clerkin and Ms. Judy Byrne who will join the special needs assistant team in the school. A very big welcome also to all our first year students who are already settling in and enjoying their first days at Glenart College. Exciting times ahead! 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 in the school on Tuesday evening. 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…

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