Ms Kernan asked 1N to present Powerpoints on energy and was electrified by the the high standard of the science projects.
Joel Kombara did his presentation on the general heading of ‘Energy’
Niall Heeney and Ben Mc Carthy were gas with their ‘Fossil Fuels’
Sarah O’ Flaherty and Leah Foran shone with ‘Solar Energy’. ‘Nuclear Power’ by Emile Meister, Dumebi Nwosu and Darragh Hogan got a great reaction and ‘Water Power’ by Lauren Upton was dam good. (Sad puns supplied by Mr Clarke). Well done to 1N and Ms Kernan. Click on the Powerpoints below to view them:
Transition Year students attended Butler’s Chocolate Factory on Monday 15th May. Students got a tour of the production line, sampled some handmade delicacies and decorated their own chocolate elephant. A great chocolate filled day was had by all. Thanks to Ms Tolan and Ms McWilliams.
Well done to our student team of Global Citizens Mapping the Future who won the Step Up Challenge Category at the Young Social Innovators Final in the National Conference Centre this week. The team also participated in the Digital Champions Event in DCU (see below). Special thanks to Mr Fitzgerald and Ms Cronin their mentors.
Digital Champions DCU
With Minister Denis Naughten. Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment
Well done to all of our acts, fund raisers and music team who raised almost €2000 for Alone and Temple Street while celebrating the burgeoning talent in PCS with a great night of entertainment and fun. Particular thanks to Ms O’Driscoll, Ms McGlynn and Mr Maynes for their time and hard work.
The second years who study Spanish had a talk by the Education Adviser from the Spanish Embassy in Ireland. He talked about different aspects of Spanish culture such as food, literature, history as well as discussing some facts about the Spanish economy. At the end of the talk the students had a quiz in groups to test their understanding.
The talk was greatly enjoyed by students. Here is a picture of the proud winners with their diplomas. ¡Enhorabuena chicos!
The Prefects are asking all students to wear imaginative footwear on Wednesday 22 March to raise funds for ‘Walk in My Shoes’. They will be visiting classrooms to collect two euro which will go towards supporting teenagers with mental health issues.
Congratulations to Christopher McFadden who has been informed by the German Embassy that his exceptional performance in his JC German has qualified him for a Scholarship to study in Germany. Christopher finished in the top 25 in Ireland. Congratulations also of course to his teacher, Ms Gaffney.