Skerries Community College

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Photography Club

Ms. A.M. White and some students from the Photography Club,

taking some nice local photographs of Skerries

Friendship Week

Students enjoyed a wonderful concert to celebrate Friendship Week

Cal Duncan

Ms. K. Corbett with Cal Duncan, 2nd year

who won 2nd in Junior Individual Technology,

at the

BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition.

Sophie Sheahan

Ms. K. Corbett with Sophie Sheahan, 5th year

with her Science Project

"Using Halophytes as Carbon Sinks"

from the

BT Young Scientist & Technoogy Exhibition.

Focus Ireland

SCC Students raised over 500 euro to help the homeless.

The cheque was presented to Suzanne from Focus Ireland.

Student Leaders Congress

SCC Students at the

Student Leaders Congress in RDS

for

Cycle Against Suicide.

RDS Congress

Our Students at the Student Leaders Congress

Class Prefects.

Ms. C. Clarke, Principal,

Mrs. E. Lennon, Deputy Principal,

and

Ms. D. Duggan, Year Head,

with the Class Prefects of 2015-2016.

Ms. C. Clarke

Ms. C. Clarke, Principal,

Mrs. E. Lennon, Deputy Principal,

with;

Eoghan Byrne, Head Boy,

Sorcha Donnelly, Head Girl,

Daniel Downing, Deputy Head Boy, and

Sarah Enright, Deputy Head Girl.

Ms. D. Duggan

Ms. D. Duggan, Year Head

with

 Head Boy, Eoghan Byrne,

Head Girl, Sorcha Donnelly,

Deputy Head Boy, Daniel Downing,

and

Deputy Head Girl, Sarah Enright.

Ms. M. Daly with Mentors.

Ms. M. Daly,

with our School Mentors

Head Boy

Eoghan Byrne,

Head Boy, 2015-2016.

Head Girl

Head Girl for 2015-2016

Sorcha Donnelly

Deputy Head Boy

Daniel Downing,

Deputy Head Boy, 2015-2016.

Deputy Head Girl

Sarah Enright,

Deputy Head Girl, 2015-2016.

Student Council

Ms. M Carr,

with the 2015-2016

Student Council.

Charity Team

Our School Charity Team;

Rory O'Brien,

Eimer Kennedy,

Jack O'Driscoll, and

Rebecca Brogan.

2015-2016

Eoghan Byrne, Head Boy,

Sorcha Donnelly, Head Girl,

with

Daniel Downing, Deputy Head Boy,

and

Sarah Enfight, Deputy Head Girl.

Chaplaincy Team

The 2015-2016

Chaplaincy Team.

Charity Colours Day

On Charity Colours Day,

Students were able to guess the idenitity of

The Blue Man,

to raise money for this year's chosen Charities;

Barrettown-Green

The Simon Community-Yellow

and

Aquired Brain Injury Ireland-Blue.

Sam Maguire

Ms. C. Clarke, Principal, and Mr. Dean Rock with the Sam Maguire cup.

Sam Maguire Cup

Mr. Dean Rock brings the Sam Maguire Cup to,

Mr.Pat Boylan and his class.

Sam Maguire

Mrs. Cepta Kennefick with Mr. Dean Rock and the Sam Maguire cup at Skerries Community College.

D.E.A.R,

Ms. Caroline Clarke, Principal, reads during the D.E.A.R. period, when the whole school Drops Everything And Reads.

The Army at Careers Night

The Army and Students at the Careers Night on the 6th October.

Hannah Corcoran's Photograph.

Hannah Corcoran's photograph, which won a certificate for the Mental Health Project for schools and colleges.

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.

Healthy Eating

Professor Donal O'Shea with the Healthy School team after giving a very interesting and informative talk on healthy eating to all the staff.

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News & Activities

1st Year 2016

Entrance Exam- Saturday 6th February from 8.45 - 12.30

Details will be forwarded to all students, together with

Subject Choices Form and an Information Booklet on Subjects,

this week.



Monday;

2nd year Hockey


Tuesday;

Traditional Music in room 3 at 1.15

 

Wednesday;

 Fit for Fun.

 

Thursday;

Start of Mock and House Exams

 

Friday;

Saturday;

1st Year 2016 Entrance Exam

8.45-12.30














 

 

 

 

 College Activites

College Activites

 

Click here to view College activities in September 2015

Click here to view College activities in October 2015

Click here to view College activities in November & December 2015

Click here to view College activities Jan to Mar 2015

 

 Colours Charity Fundraiser -A huge success!

Congratulations to the College Prefects on a fantastic charity fundraiser. Thanks to our students for a hugely successful day and for your contribution to the three worthy charities.

Barrettown House - Green

The Simon Community - Yellow

Aquired Brain Injury Ireland - Blue


The Study hall is open to all 6th years Mon- Fri from 8am to 8.50 for quiet study.  

 

Oliver

 Congratulations to Shaun Elebert and all the cast, crew and front of house on the excellent production of 'Oliver' recently.

Well done to all.

SCC Parents Association AGM

SCC Parents Association AGM

There was a very positive reaction to the talk by Dr. Fergus Heffernan about understanding the emotional needs of teenagers. 230 parents attended and were captivated by Fergus' talk, which was witty and very informative.We hope to have him speak to the senior students in the new year and to us parents again in the following school year.

 

Breda Shankey,

Chair person

 

 

Sport

Sport

Isabel Carron

Congratulations to Isabel Carron

who made the Irish Team to compete in the

European Cross Country Championships

in France.

Hockey

Well done to the 1st years who won against Malahide.

 WE WON THE JUNIOR FINAL !!!

Congratulations to Jane Branagan and the Junior Hockey Squad who beat St. Wolstens 3-1 in the Leinster Final. Well done to all especially Sarah Whelan who scored a hat-trick. 

 

 

Congratulations to the Senior Team who beat Muchross Park School 6-1 in a thrilling match.  They now play in the Leinster schools final next Thursday.  Two goals by Anna Coomey and one each by Sally Dawson, Jane Dardis , Veronica Fay Watt and Katie Boylan.

 

Well done to the Junior Team on a fantasic win over Our Ladies College, Terenure in the Leinster Semi-Finals on Wed. 4th.  They won 4 - 0 .  2 goals by Sarah Whelan and one each by Megan Delaney and Rachel Boyle. 

 

 

 

 

Basketball

 

Well done to the First Year Girls Basketball Team who defeated Baldoyle 25-5 to reach the SSA League All -Ireland Final. 

Up-coming Events

Up-coming Events

Ist Year 2016

Entrance Exam

Saturday 6th February

8.45-12.30

Ellen Tuck and Sinead O

Ellen Tuck and Sinead O'Brien

 

                                                                                                                                                       

 

Congratulations

to past-pupil

Sinead O'Brien

who has been awarded a

UCD Choral Scholar Entrance Scholarship

as a result of her high achievement in her Leaving Certificate in June

2015.

Congratulations to past-pupil

Ellen Tuck

on being selected for an

Entrance Exhibition Award 2015

from Trinity College as a result of her high performance in her Leaving Certificate in June 2015

 

 

 

 

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.

Library Activities

Library Activities

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Click here to learn all about our Library

 

Sign up NOW for Chess Tournament.

 

 Library Photography Club

The next Camera Club meeting is on Friday 26th February at 1.10 in the library. New members are always welcome.

 

Writers Club and Book Club

The next Writers/Book Club will meet on Wednesday 24th February at 1.10 in the library.

 

Quiz

The next Quiz is on Thursday 10th March 2016. All students are welcome and there are great prizes for the winning teams.

 

 

Chess Club

 Chess is played everyday at lunchtime, all students are welcome.

The next tournament will start shortly

 

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