Exciting newly developed PLC Courses now available at The O’ Connell Centre. Go to www.oconnellcentre.ie for more details and click on image below to view new Brochure. The new PLC courses for 2015/16 will be launched in The O’Connell Centre on Thursday 30th April at 7:30 pm and all are welcome.
Coláiste na Sceilge has just received the wonderful news that we will be receiving a third green flag. Congratulations to Ms. Gráinne McGee and the green schools committee for all their hard work. This third flag recognises the work of the green schools committee on the promotion of water conservation.
Congratulations to the 1st Yr. Girls Basketball team on a brilliant performance and win yesterday here at the school. The girls are now through to the All-Ireland Quarter Finals play-offs and we wish them every success going forward. They are an excellent team and we have no doubt they will go a long way. Well done also to their management team of Bríd Moran and Catriona Fitzgerald.
Well done to the 2nd Yr. boys basketball team on winning the South West Regional Finals and to the 1st Yr. boys team who came 2nd in their division and to their management team of Mr Shane O’ Neill and Mr. John Tehan. A big thank you to The Ring of Kerry Hotel for providing food to the winning team.
5K Run Times
Well done to everyone who took part in the Coláiste na Sceilge 5k Fun Run on Friday 27th as part of Active Week here in the school. Congratulations to Mr. Damien Foley on being first across the line in an impressive time. A big thank you to everyone who helped out on the day. Special mention to Kerry County Council, Super Valu for sponsorship, the Parents Council for the sponsored Prizes, also the Ty’s and Parents who helped Stewarding and finally all the teachers for taking part and stewarding. Below are the finishing times. Click on link to view. Pictures from the day to follow. 5K Run Results
Water Conservation Awareness Day 26/3
Well done to students Collette O’ Shea, Dervla Donegan, Gallimh Donegan, Mikayla Corcoran and Erin O’Shea and their teacher Ms. Gráinne McGee on a wonderful presentation to the whole school on the importance of conserving water. The Green schools committee completed this project on behalf of Trócaire and raised much needed funds for the delivery of fresh water to the less well off through a wear blue day.
Press Pass Winner
Well done to Coláiste na Sceilge Student Donna Fitzgerald on winning the news category of this years NNI Press Pass awards which took place on March 24th 2015 at the Convention Centre Dublin. Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan TD presented TY student Donna with her trophy. Congratulations to Donna on this achievement and it is well deserved for the effort she put in to this competition. Her article on the possible closure of Childline’s night time services is an excellent read and worthy winner. Congratulations also to Donna’s teacher Ms. Elaine Carey O’ Shea for her involvement in this win. You can view Donna’s article here.
The following contains a link to a questionnaire as part of a project being carried out by 5th yr student Sinead O’Sullivan. The questionnaire is part of a SciFest project, which investigates the role of personality traits, stress and self esteem in relation to substance and media use. All responses are anonymous. It would be a great help if you would complete it. Thanks. Click to access survey
Song writing Workshop
Check out some of the amazing songs created by students here as part of World Book Day. A big thank you to Andrew ‘Skatz’ Skattergood for donating his time and talents.
We Need You!!
Are you interested in writing an opinion piece, fashion page, sports page, film review page etc. for the school website? Whatever your interest, we want to showcase you!. If you have an idea contact Mr. Mc Gill.
KSTA Junior science quiz
Well done to 3rd Yr Science students Dervla Donegan, Grainne Donnegan, Lea turner and Kate O Sullivan who came third in the KSTA Junior science quiz in Tralee on March 26th and to their teacher Ms. Gráinne McGee.