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Junior Certificate 2014 Results

Congratulations to our Junior Certificate 2014 students on their excellent results.  Picture shows: (from left) Conor, Adam, Naoise, Kelley, Aoife, Vikki and Emma.  Well done to all. 

Junior Certificate 2014 Results

Students receiving their Junior Cert. results on Wednesday, 10th September.

 

Pricture shows:  Aisling, Bróna, Laine, Laura and Lauren.

 

Well done to all.

 

500 Club 2014

 

Congratulations to all our students who did so well in the Leaving Certificate 2014.

 

The picture shows 21 of 25 students who achieved in excess of 500 points in the Leaving Certificate.  Mr. O Riordan, the outgoing Principal, is pictured with the students.  Well done to all.

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.

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.

TY Students at Causey Farm

 

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

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

Information Night

Information Night

 

An Information Night will be held on Wednesday, 1st October 2014 for 6th Class students and their parents.

 

6.30 to 7.30 p.m.              

Tour of the school

 

7.30 to 8.30 p.m.              

Information Meeting

 

 

An invitation will be issued to all 6th Classes in our Feeder Schools:

St. Patricks Senior National School

Scoil Realt na Mara

Scoil Mobhi, Milverton

Holmpatrick National School

St. Brendan's N.S. Loughshinny,

Skerries Educate Together.

 

We look forward to meeting with you.

 

 

 

 

Sponsored Walk

Sponsored Walk

 

The Annual Sponsored Walk will take place on Tuesday, 23rd September 2014. 

The Walk wil begin after 11.00 a.m. break. 

After the Walk the students return to the College and collect their bags.  There is no school in the afternoon.

We ask students to bring their cards with the money to school on 23rd and it will be collected by their tutor before the Walk.

 

 

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.

Higher Options

Higher Options

   

To 6th Year Students & their parents:

 

6th Years are being released from school on Friday, 19th September 2014 to attend Higher Options in the RDS.   Students must make their own arrangements to organise tickets and transport to and from the RDS.

 

We hope that they find the exhibition helpful.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

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. 

Library Activities

Library Activities

 

 

 

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