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 how to try to reduce the risks of getting cancer by making good  lifestyle choices. All of our therapists were very attentive to all the information given by a specialised nurse as it provided them with valuable information as therapists on how to safely treat clients who have cancer.

Higher Options
All 6th students attended the Irish Times Higher Options exhibition in the RDS on Friday the 16th of September. This is annual trip for 6th year students as it is a valuable opportunity for students to meet and speak with all the main Irish universities and colleges in order that they can make informed decisions about their future.

Walk in Wednesday!
All junior students took part in a walk on Wednesday last as part of the activities organised in the school for European Week of Sport. It was very enjoyable being out in the Autumn sunshine.
Other activities included Challenge Your Teacher which took place on Friday. Students asked teachers to participate against them in certain challenges including bike and rowing races in the Fitness Suite and also basketball shoot outs and keepy uppies. All in all it was good fun!

Taster Programme
The first year students are all involved in the school Taster programme. This programme allows all first students to participate in all Junior Cert subjects offered in the school. Having patrticipated and “tasted” all the subjects the students can then choose their options. It is a great way for all students to make an informed decision when choosing subjects and ensures the student choose subjects that they enjoy.