Listed below are the results from the recent Provincial Athletics Championship which were held in Sligo. An impressive 32 out of our 42 competitors qualified for the Connaught championships which will take place on May 14th in Athlone IT. We had some terrific results throughout the day, just to mention a few;
Niamh O’Neill : 1st in 100m & Long Jump, Patrick Caulfield : 1st Long Jump & High Jump, Joseph Wagacha : 300m-2nd, Brian O’Neill : 200m-2nd, Amy Greally : Long Jump- 2nd
Congratulations to Mrs O’Brien and her Junior Girls Gaelic team who lifted the Connaught title today!! The girls have played superb football all year and thoroughly deserve their accolade. The final scoreline today read Ballyhaunis Community School 2-13, Santa Maria Louisberg 2-5. The match was played in very blustery and challenging conditions today in Balyheane and the girls were faced with by far their stiffest challenge of the season having blitzed all before them in their pr...
Congratulations to Jack Cloney who was the National Winner in the Intermediate IP Awareness category at the Enterprise Awards held in Croke Park today. It is another fantastic achievement from Jack and a testament to his hard work and dedication.
The class of 1985 are delighted to announce that they will be hosting a 30 year reunion on Sunday 31st May. Mass will be celebrated in the Assembly Hall in the school at 6pm. Afterwards there will be a gathering in EPIC, Main St. Ballyhaunis for food, music and to remember good times! Don’t forget to RSVP by Thursday 30th April.
Pictured below are the top 3 male/female finishers from each of the year groups from our recent 5k race receiving their Easter eggs as reward for their endeavours! The race was a huge success with close to 400 students and staff participating. Joseph Wagacha was the first male finisher, Ellen Phillips was the first female to cross the line. Huge credit goes to Mr Woolley for organising this event. Thanks also to Fr Stephen for his excellent photography as always.
Click on the ‘Read more’ tab to see a collection of the latest Metalwork & Engineering projects from our talented students. The collection includes a variety of projects from our 3rd/4th and 5th year students. Many of the projects have been wholly designed and manufactured by the individual students.
Well done Alannah Dennehy, Gemma Foody and Niamh Foody who are Connacht Schools Squash Champions!! This is a fantastic achievement for the trio and great reward for their hard work and dedication. Next stop is Dublin for the All Ireland finals which is coming up soon. Keep up the good work girls!!
Last week Ms Lennons 2nd year Art students visited Linenhall, Castlebar for a series of Art workshops. The workshops included Theatre Lighting, Exhibition Visit and Response and a Visual Art workshop. The students also met with the artist David Begley who’s work is currently exhibited at the Linenhall.
Please click on the link below to view information on Junior Cycle subject choice. The presentation has been prepared by our Career Guidance department and is intended to assist students and parents of both in-coming and present 1st year students in making informed choices for the Junior Certificate. Please contact the school for any further information.
1st yr Presentation Subject Choice March 2015
Congratulations to three of our talented students, Cathal Hosty (3rd Year),Roisin Cassidy (2nd Year), and Rachel Lyons (Transition Year) who have been accepted into the prestigious Centre for Talented Youth in Ireland summer programme in Dublin City University. These students are among the top five percent of the population with exceptional academic ability who were admitted to the programme for talented youths. Their achievements ensure that they can participate in a wide range of third level ...
Kerry GAA legend Colm Cooper was in the school today to work with our TY ‘Build a Bank’ team who have qualified for the National Finals which will be held in the RDS on April 16th. Colm works for the AIB in Kerry. Colm also took the opportunity to take a coaching session with our Junior girls team ahead of their Connaught Final appearance. Click on the ‘Read more’ tab to see some more pictures from Colm’s visit.