Swimming

Portmarnock Community School have four students selected to represent Leinster in the upcoming schools interprovincial competition in April. PCS has the largest representation of any school in Leinster which is a significant achievement. Well done to all involved for your commitment to the sport of swimming and for representing the school with pride. The swimmers involved are Lara McEvoy, Sean Church, Cilian O’Sullivan and Cian O’Keeffe-Tighe.
Well done also to those who recently participated in the Community and Comprehensive Swimming Competition held in Newpark Comprehensive School. The school came 2nd in the overall medals table.

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

Flying the flag for PCS.

Daragh O’Brien TD with Steffen Bakken (2nd yr) Ava Byrne (3rd yr) and Ms S Murphy

THE FIRST EVER PERMANENT EXHIBITION ON THE IRISH FLAG IS TO OPEN AT THE GPO WITNESS HISTORY VISITOR CENTRE IN DUBLIN THIS MONTH. AS PART OF THE CELEBRATIONS, A NUMBER OF HIGH-PROFILE IRISH FIGURES ATTENDED THE DEDICATION CEREMONY IN THE GPO, INCLUDED SPORTS STARS HENRY SHEFFLIN, JOHN HAYES, PACKIE BONNER AND STEPHANIE ROCHE. ALSO THERE WERE MS DARGAN AND MS MURPHY ALONG WITH A REPRESENTATIVE GROUP OF OUR STUDENTS.

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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.