Leaving Cert and 5th year Art students enjoyed their annual visit to Claremorris Open Exhibition. With the help of tour guide Lisa Fahy the students gained insight and understanding of contemporary Irish art. Art appreciation is an integral part of senior cycle Art both to heighten the students awareness for the world around them and prepare them for Art History LC exams. For many students this was their first experience of a gallery, the trip was enjoyed by all. Please Click on the ‘Read ...
Well done to our three BCS lads, Cathal Carney, Brian Morley and Gary Higgins who were chosen to represent Connaught Schools in the upcoming national Inter-provincial U-18 soccer competition. Also pictured is their school coach, Mr Noone.
Well done to our 1st Year boys Gaelic team who progressed to the Mayo Post Primary Schools Final after a 1st Year blitz which was held in the C.O.E. Bekan today. In total 32 lads lined out over the course of the day and all performed admirably. They will now meet Ballinrobe in the final which will be played in the near future. The team was coached by Mr McHugh and Mr Ryan.
Pictured are members of Ballyhaunis Chamber of Commerce presenting a cheque for €600 to Mr. McDonagh which was the proceeds of the annual festival quiz which were this year kindly donated to the school. We wish to thank all involved for their generosity.
L-R: Ms. Fiona Tarpey, Ms. Anne Cunnane, Mr. McDonagh, Ms. Mary Theresa Griffin & Ms. Theresa Grogan
Pictured is 5th Year student Cathal Hosty being presented by Mr McDonagh with his Junior Certificate results. Cathal achieved a remarkable 10 Higher level A’s and 1 Higher level B grade in his recent exams. These results place Cathal amongst the highest achievers in the country.
Pictured is Ms. Concepta Moran with Student Council reps Claudia Glavey and Padraic Duffy making a presentation to Ms. Moran to mark her retirement as Deputy Principal. The staff and students of BCS would like to thank her for her years of service and commitment to the school and wish her a long and happy retirement
End of an era!! Everyone at Ballyhaunis Community School would like to wish Paddy Kelly an enjoyable and relaxing retirement. Paddy is synonymous with BCS and was a stalwart of the school having worked here since the doors opened in 1977 until his retirement in August. He previously worked in the Vocational School in the town and in total has given over 40 years service to the schools of Ballyhaunis. Paddy was always a dedicated worker and much loved by students and colleagues alike. He will alw...