A group of our students from Transition Year attended the Co Galway Student Enterprise Awards in the Salthill Hotel in Galway with their teacher Mrs Clogher. The students have been working on setting up and running their own enterprises since last September. Tag Designs was set up by Andrew Naughton, Ethan Glennon and Eamonn Trayers….
As part of the programme, our student advisory committe, also known as “Creative Kaleidoscopes” took part in a research trip to Dún Na Sí Heritage Park & Sculpture trail in Moate followed by a visit to Luan Gallery in Athlone. The Programme aims to facilitate student led creative initiatives in the school.
15 girls from the school participated in the Connaught Schools Badminton Competitions at Under 14 level this year. They competed against schools from Westport, Tuam, Galway City, Ballaghadereen, Louisburg and Roscommon. They narrowly missed out to the Convent of Mercy, Roscommon in the final. Well done to all the participants.
Our Transition Year students spent the day discovering the local points of interest in a history tour facilitated by local historian, Paul Connolly.
Transition year parents Fergus Naughton of Ross Engineering, Rosemarie Trayers and Maureen Carty visited our Transition year students to discuss their experiences of entrepreneurship and volunteerism in their relevant areas of employment.
An chead bhliain ag cur crócais bhuí, ag comóradh Lá Cuimhneacháin an Uileloiscthe, ag obair trí Ghaeilge do sheachtain na Gaeilge. Smaoinímid ar na páistí a fuair bás san Uileloscadh.
Our Senior Business and Accounting students visited the Future Sparks Festival in the RDS recently. It was a great opportunity to listen to inspiring speakers and to talk to business leaders and young entrepreneurs.
Our Transition Year students traveled to Athlone Institute of Technology as part of Engineers week.
Our first years ventured into the local Aughrane forest to explore the ancient ring fort as part of their geography and history courses.