Parents Association Quiz
The Annual Fun Quiz will take place next Thursday the 8th February at 8.30 in St Judes Clubhouse. Please come along and support what is always a very enjoyable evening. Any donations or spot prizes would also be greatly appreciated and can be left into the reception of the school or can be brought along on the night.
The Geography Rocks team are busy preparing for their overnight trip to the Burren on the 20th of April. This will involved a number of activities including Caving. New members are always welcome and should speak to Ms McKeown if interested.
History Day is coming up on the 28th of February. This is always an enjoyable day for students and staff alike and we are looking forward to seeing the projects that the History Association members have been working on.
Congratulations to Class 2 Lagan who raised the most money for Trocaire last year and have been rewarded with a day trip next Friday to the cinema and to play bowling. This class put in a massive fundraising effort last year and we hope they enjoy their day out of school.
Internet Safety Awareness Day
Internet Safety is an issue of huge importance to our staff, students and parents alike and we will be holding an Awareness Day on Tuesday the 6th February. We would recommend familiarising yourself with the “webwise” website for further information on this topic.
Transition Year Ag Science
Congratulations to the TY Ag Science Class who raised €200 in plant sales in the last week. These funds will go to the self sufficiency of the TY garden.
Gaelic Football and Hurling; A Successful Week
Last week was an exceptional week for the schools GAA Teams. The Under 14 Boys Footballers and Under 18 Boys Hurlers won their respective Dublin Championships. Match reports of these games can be found at the links below. On top of this the Under 18 Gaelic Footballers also qualified for the Dublin Semi Final with a one point extra time victory over St Colmcilles.
The Boys Under 14 Team will train this Thursday (1st Feb). We are awaiting fixture details for the teams Leinster Semi Final. We also await details of the the Boys Under 16 team and Boys Under 18 Dublin Quarter final and Semi finals respectively. Non exam students on these teams will train next Monday (5th Feb).
The First Year Boys Gaelic Team had their first training session on Monday (29th Jan) with 25 players attending (with a further three missing due to Dublin Colleges Hurling Team Trials). All players showed a great attitude. New players are always welcome. Please speak to Mr O’Connor, Mr O’Brien or Mr Burke if interested.
The Under 14 Hurlers also had a great start to the year with 33 players travelling to Terenure College for a challenge match. All panel members showed great enthusiasm despite the bitter cold and treacherous underfoot conditions. Particular congratulations to the many first years who played their first game for the college.