Christmas Raffle, 2016

We would like to thank the school community for supporting our annual Christmas Raffle. We are extremely grateful to all those who donated prizes and purchased tickets. The raffle was a huge success and raised €3,694.

We would also like to thank the following local businesses for their sponsorship:

PAT O’FARRELL SCHOOLWEAR

IN TOUCH BEAUTY, AIRSIDE

RUBY’S, PAVILIONS

ALDI, SEATOWN ROAD.

Many thanks for your continued support,

St Colmcille’s BNS, Parents’ Association.

 

Remembering Ms Olivia Clinton

On 17 January, 2014 our friend, colleague and teacher was taken from us suddenly. As we approach the third anniversary of Olivia’s passing, we remember her in a special way. Olivia was a kind, caring and hardworking teacher. As a friend and colleague, Olivia was extremely generous, thoughtful and considerate. Olivia is sadly missed and fondly remembered by all who knew her. Ní bheidh a leithéid arís ann.

Artists of the Month – January 2017

The Artists of the Month for January 2017 are Helen Frankenthaler (Junior Classes) and Harry Kernoff (Senior Classes). The boys will study these artists and some of their works. Prints of some of the artists’ more famous works will be hanging on the display boards opposite Room 9.

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‘Blue Form in a Scene’ by Helen Frankenthaler

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‘Sunny Day, Dublin’ by Harry Kernoff

Happy New Year!

We would like to wish all members of our school community a very Happy New Year! The boys are back to school and looking forward to the year ahead.

Bliain úr mhaith daoibh go léir.

Merry Christmas

School finishes at 12:00pm today, Thursday, 22 December. The new term will begin at 8:50am on Monday, 9 January 2017. We wish all members of our school community a very Happy and Holy Christmas.

Movie Day Fundraiser !

On Wednesday 14th of December The Student Council held our first ever fundraising activity. We invited all the pupils of our school to attend a Movie Day in the PE hall. The boys all paid €2.50 and they got to watch a Christmas movie. Everybody also got a bag of treats.

It was a huge success! We raised €1081.95. We are so excited to put this money towards buying giant playground games for the Junior and Senior yards.

We would like to thank our Principal, Ms. Brangan and all the teachers for letting us hold this event.

We would also like to thank all of the pupils and parents who contributed so generously. Without your generosity it wouldn’t have been such a success. Everyone really enjoyed the films and had a great day.

We hope this is the first of many Student Council events.

Thank you,

The Student Council