A Culture of Kindness

A Musical to Remember.

Well done to all of the mentors and students who produced a very entertaining, funny and moving extravaganza over four nights. The singing, costumes, staging and music were wonderful – a credit to the whole production crew.


Positive Mental Health Week.

Our great Student Council have organised a Positive Mental Health Week involving talks by Jigsaw, Friendship Circles, Reflections every morning, a Thought Box and a Raffle for Darkness Into Light. Well done to all concerned.


An active and musical Easter for PCS students and teachers.

Many TY students are rehearsing in school for the musical ‘Beauty and the Beast’ which runs from  Tuesday 10th April to Friday 13th April.

Doors open 7.30pm, show starts sharp at 8pm. Tickets on sale from Monday & at the door each evening: €5-student, €8-adult & €12-family (2ad & 2ch).

Our school community are having a very busy Easter break. TY students were kayaking and sailing in Rathmullan, Co. Donegal with Mr Fitzgerald and Ms Cronin.

Another group of TY students learned to ski in Madonna Di Campiglio in Italy. The students had a great week with sunny days as well as heavy snow. Thanks to Mr McGovern for organising the trip and Mr Dempsey, Ms Hughes, Ms Tynan, Ms McGlynn and Mr Clarke for supervising.

 

 

 

 


#Speakout Pride

PCS had two YSI teams competing in competition for YSI 2018 in Drogheda. ‘Let’s Get Current’  is an e publication by young people on political and current affairs promoting political and social responsibility among young people.

 

 

The second team promotes the recycling of abandoned bicycle into a simple ploughing mechanism which tills the soil using allow till method to prevent soil erosion and then spaces the soil for the planting of sorghum and maize.


Well done Aaron.

Well done to Aaron Cullen who was representing PCS in Waterford this weekend at the National Cross Country Finals. Aaron had a fantastic race. The course was extremely wet and mucky therefore very heavy underfoot. He placed 10th overall and just lost 9th place with 100m to the finish line. He is now 2nd on the reserve list to represent Ireland at the Cross-Country Internationals as the top 8 qualify. We are extremely proud of his hard work and his dedication to training. Thanks to Ms Malone and Ms McDonald for their mentoring.


Class 3H Action Project to Fingal County Council.

 

 

On the 25th of January 2018, class 3H went on a trip to Fingal County Council in Swords as a part of our CSPE action project which is on local government. We went with our CSPE teacher Mr. McGovern. The action project is worth 60% of our CSPE Junior Cert grade.

At the end of this trip we felt like we understood more about about local government and that Fingal had taken on our ideas to improve the beaches.

Class 3H


Music Week.

Music week, organised by Ms O’Driscoll’s TY music classes, is well underway, with workshops in keyboard, singing, guitar and drums taking place during the week, as well as a very enjoyable and highly competitive table quiz for first years. Keep an eye out for the music related jokes and memes posted around the school!


Book Covers on Show.

Disturbing Blurbs in Artful Words.
So caught up were 2J Art in their wicked re-imagining of classic fairy tales that they almost forgot the graphical sorcery skills they acquired along their journeys. Like alchemists experimenting with their art materials, Mr. Williams’ enchanted designers honed their lettering and composition abilities, each developing a unique illustration style to bring their darkly beautiful characters to life.
A huge thank you to Ms.McWilliams for her wonderful fairy-tale inspired brief and endless enthusiasm, and congratulations to the students for bravely following their fearful imaginations.
Mr Williams.

Stockbrokers in Fifth Year.

Congratulations to Jacobo Belzunce, Maria Prieto, Tristan Gautheron and Aaron Dwyer who came second in the Bank of Ireland Stock Exchange competition. Well done to all 5th year Business and Economics students who took part and thanks to Ms Breen  and Mr Keegan their mentors.


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