Skerries Community College

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Seamus Cummins

Seamus Cummins with the awards he won at the Sentinus Young Innovators Compeitition in Belast recently.  Ms. Katie Corbett is pictured with Seamus.  See below for more details.

Green Flag

Congratulations to the Green Schools Committee on being awarded a Green Flag for the College. Pictured holding the flag are Transition Year students, Aoimhe Downey (left) and Vivienne Byrne.

TY Students at Causey Farm

 

Some Transition Year students getting dug into the bog in Causey Farm in May 2014. 

Senior Girls Hockey

Congratulations to the Girls Senior Hockey team on winning the final of Section A of the Meath League.  They beat Dundalk Grammer 1-0. The photo shows the team with their coach Ms. Jane Branagan.  Well done girls.

Minor Girls Hockey

Minor Girls Hockey

Congratulations to the Minor Girls Team who beat Holy Faith Clontarf 3-0 in the final of the Minor 1 Northside League.  A fantastic overall team performance by the whole squad.  Well done!

 

Bleach Clean April 2014

 

Students who took part in a beach clean on Skerries Beach on 7th April 2014.   The work was carried out by the Green Team and the Tidy Town's Committee in Transition Year in conjunction with Fingal County Council.
 

Sci Fest 2014

Pictured at the recent Sci Fest Competition held in the College are First Year students (from left) Annie Masudi, Yann Erace Ndjatang and Jennifer Darkwah with their project "The Speed of Light".

High Achievers L.C. 2013

Congratulations to the 500 Club - all 22 students who achieved over 500 points.  The picture shows 19 of the 22 students.

Fingal Enterprise Award 2014

Well done to our Transition Year students who won the Senior Category in the Fingal Student Enterprise Awards 2014 for their board game 'LAPS'.   The image shows Eoghan Byrne, Daniel Downing, Michael McGovern, Shane McInerney with Cllr. Tom O'Leary.  Congratulations.  They now progress to compete in the Student Enterprise National Finals in Croke Park on 2nd April 2014.  They also win a trip to Barcelona. Congratulations.

Prefects 2013-2014

Prefects for 2013-2014 pictured with Mr. O Riordan, Principal.

Mentors 2013-2014

Mentors for current First Year students are pictured.  They are TY and 5th Year students who volunteer to guide and mentor First Year students.

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News & Activities

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

 

Leaving Certificate Results will be available in the College from 10.00 a.m. on Wednesday, 13th August 2014.

 

 

Photographs of First Year students for their Swipe Cards will be taken on Friday, 15th August 2014 from 12.00 noon to 2.00 p.m. 

 

 

Learning Initiative Award

Learning Initiative Award

The official completion of Dublin Dun Laoghaire ETB 'Transfer Learning Initiative' was held in Head Office last week.  The College participated in twelve workshops on new and innovative teaching techniques.

Skerries Community College recieved an award for its work in Work Application.  A final presentation was made by Ms. A. Smith on her reseasrch on raising the profile on Work Application and acknowledging the students' hard work in the class.  The College was presented with a plaque acknowledging the college as a Centre of Innovative Teaching.  Certificates of Completion were given to each participant.

 

Congratulations

Congratulations

Congratulations to Seamus Cummins a Fifth Year student who competed in the Sentinus Young Innovators Competition at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast in June.

 

Seamus won two prizes. 

  • He came First in the Gold Crest Technology Award and also won a special advanced Sensos award for his project.
  • In his project he discovered a quick and reliable way to charge mobile phone batteries just by walking.  He embedded piezo electric cells in the sole of his shoes which can charge as many a 7 phones a day in the distance an average person covers each day.

 

Well done Seamus.

 

Third Level Scholarships

Third Level Scholarships

 

 

Congratulations

 

Ten of our students were awarded Third Level Scholarships for 2013

 

4 from Dublin City University

 

2 from University College Dublin

 

3 from Trinity College

 

John Harford was awarded a J.P. McManus Scholarship.

Sport

Sport

Girls Hockey News

 

Well done to the Senior Girls who won Section A of the Meath League when they beat Dundalk Grammer 1-0.

Hard luck to the Second Years were narrowly beaten by Dundalk Grammer 1-0.

Hard luck also to the First Years who were beaten 3-0 by Dundalk Grammer.

 

Good luck to the Minor Girls in the Northside League final.

 

Girls Cross Country

Congratulations to Isabel Carron and Rhona Pierce on their great performances in the SIAB Schools Cross Country International in Bolton.  The Irish Team finished third overall and were lead home by Isabel in 12th place.  Rhona came in 21st.  Well done girls.

 

Boys Hockey

A well deserved win 4-1, for the Boys Hockey team against Drogheda Grammar with four great goals by Sean Grah;am, Leo Cooke, Adam Boyle and Daniel Sheahon.  Well done.

 

Girls Under 14 Gaelic

A great win against Ardgillan, 4-9 to 5 points. Well done.

Another great win against Donabate 32 points to 7.

 

Boys First Year Gaelic

Great win for Skerries against Coliste Choilm 3-10 to 2-3. 

Green Schools

Green Schools

 

Green Schools

 

The school recently had an inspection from Fingal County Council Green Flag Inspector.  She commented on how clean the school was. 

 

The Greeen Team and the Tidy Town's Committee would like to thank the students for their help in keeping the school green.  A special thank you to the Cleaning Staff for their excellent work throughout the year.

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