Book week will take place from 3rd -7th March with various events highlighting the joy of reading. On World Book Day, Thursday 6th March, there will be a book swap organised through English classes. Students and teachers will also be invited to ‘Drop and Read’ during that week and all students should have a book at hand (image credit here).
As per the school-calendar, classes will finish at 3.25PM on Thursday, 27th February, in order to facilitate a staff-meeting.
Congratulations to Marina Ritthaler and Danny Corcoran who both featured in the North County Leader (here) after their recent success at ComputeTY in Dublin City University (Image: North County Leader).
Class 1N collected the most money for the Sponsored Walk and a visit to the cinema was their reward! Thanks to the Parents’ Committee, Ms. McNamee and Ms Dolan for facilitating the outing which was enjoyed by all.
Music students at the National Concert Hall. Thanks to Ms. McGlynn and Ms. O’ Driscoll for organising the visit.
There is a full TY update on the website here. Parents / guardians interested in encouraging their son/daughter into a career in Engineering should study this webpage (from Engineers Ireland) for TY opportunities in late spring in some of the Universities and Institutes of Technology.
The school is back up and running after mid-term break. We hope our state-examination students are well-rested after the mocks and that all students now focus on their studies for all forthcoming examinations.
Emily Kremers of the Fingal Gospel Choir, sang at a live-broadcast television Mass on RTÉ recently. The choir was directed by past-pupil, David Flood. The link from The RTÉ player is here.
Musical auditions for Second, Fourth and Fifth-year students: Wednesday, 26th at 1.30PM. Rehearsals at 4PM Thursday and Friday, 27th and 28th.
We are delighted our students in Africa and in Italy all arrived home safely. You can review the work of the students in Lesotho in the “Lesotho Blog ’14” tab, above.
T.Y. parents and guardians please make sure you received and read the update sent by post over the mid-term break.