Well done to the 5A LCVP Class who, with the help of their teacher Mrs. Loftus, organised a table quiz for all first years on the 15th December. The Leaving Certificate Mentors also took part in the event. They made €150 which was donated to the local branch of the Saint Vincent de Paul. The money was presented to Mrs. Lyons by Colleen Manning and Williams Ganly.
The winners of the table quiz were Sean Caulfield, Arooj Azhar, Matthew Frayne, Marina Carney (Mentor), Lana Biesty, Claire Flanagan. In second place were Eleanor Harrison (Mentor), James McCormack, Shane Reidy, Ellen Tener, Megan Ronane and Danielle Coyne (Mentor). In third place were Bernadette Staunton, Daniel Regan, Umar Tayyab, Eilis O’Brien, Thomas Doherty (Mentor) and Eoin Delaney (Mentor).
Congratulations to Roisín Cassidy, 5th year, who was recently selected as a finalist to compete in the Irish Science Olympiad. Roisín was selected from students all over the country, based on the excellent results she achieved in Science and Mathematics in her Junior Cert.
Congratulations to our TY students on the completion of a Fetac Level 5 First Aid course. They all received a distinction. The students also received a First Responder Certificate as part of the course. A big ‘thank you’ to their instructor Mr Gerry Higgins for all his time and effort and also Mr Woolley for facilitating the course. Hopefully the students will be able to put their new skills to good use if ever called upon. Well done to all concerned.
Pictured below is the Senior Boys Basketball team who took part in some epic battles in basketball this year with strong performances against Ballinrobe CS and St. Coleman’s Claremorris. Well done to the lads on a great effort this year representing the school with great attitude and commitment.
Well done and congratulations to Ms. Glavey and the BCS folk choir who kicked off the Christmas spirit by singing at the Active Retirement Christmas party. They were joined by the Aghamore set dancers who put on a fabulous display of dancing. It was a lovely afternoon and well done to all.
Well done to our 23 5th/6th year students who received their JP2 Award at a ceremony in the Basilica in Knock on Thurs. Nov. 17th. 360 young people from schools all around the diocese received their awards. Guest speaker on the night was Mattie Harte, son of Mickie Harte (Tyrone Football Manager).
Best of luck to our Leaving Certificate Senior Science quiz teams who are competing in the ISTA Regional Finals in GMIT on Thursday evening. Thanks to all the science teachers who have helped out preparing the teams for this event.