A cycle against suicide event, organised by our TY group and Mr Kane was a fantastic success last Friday. A combined total of 169km was cycled by students and teachers, while €360 was raised by our very generous school community. Well done to all concerned.
Our student council planted trees donated by pieta House on the grounds of the school yesterday to mark National Tree Day
Our Ty group braved the elements to make it ot the summit of Croagh Patrick on Tuesday, 29th September. A great achievement to make it to the top and it provided an opportunity for students to test their stamina while also allowing space and time for some reflection and mindfullness! Thanks to Mr Kane and Ms Stenson for making the journey with the students.
Mr Kane, together with our TY group organised a very successful Sports day for First year students last Friday. Everyone had a great time in the sunshine!
TY Students took part in the IWA TY Wheelchair Basketball Regional Competition in IT Sligo Monday. A great experience for all, with one team making the final, which will be held in April.
First Year students were very productive last Friday, making St Brigid’s Crosses, expertly guided by 5th Year mentors.
Mr Kane facilitated a third year table tennis competition over the past few weeks. Well done to winner, Eoin Connaughton and runner-up Fergal Flynn.
Thank you to PietaHouse who delivered the ‘Resilience Academy’ programme with our 2nd yrs. The extremely valuable programme equips students with emotional resilience tools for the future.
Well done to Eoghan Shanley, Niall O’Shea and Niall Gallagher, who each received a gold medal in the John Paul II awards last week.
Please note that “Lifting the Silence on Suicide”, a community event organised by the HSE in conjunction with community groups is taking place in Sean O’Heslins GAA Club next Monday 9th December.