Scratch Programming Club
Well done to our Scratch club members who have entered a number of projects into the national competition. View the projects here.
TRX bootcamp classes are running after school for junior and senior girls to promote fitness. There has been great attendance and involvement from students thanks to our PE department.
Congratulations to the 33 TY students who completed their Gaisce overnight trip last week with a 25km hike. Thanks to the three teachers who accompanied the students.
Rehearsals are continuing for our TY Musical – West Side story. We will shortly announce final dates and ticket sales for this wonderful event which will take place during the week of the 27th April.
World Maths Day
It was fitting that on World Maths Day many of our students joined the online Khan Academy to practice their maths skills and Alex Hanley in 1st year topped the National leaderboard in the Mathletes online competition for February. Please encourage your children to login and get involved. More details from maths teachers.
Congratulations to student who were selected for our Gluais leadership team next year: Eoin Hayes, Cian Dwyer, Blanaid Smyth, Hazel Keogh, Sarah Walsh, Emily Coleman, Eva Minihane, Aby Coulibaly, Hannah Hughes and Brendan Holmes. This group will engage in training over the Easter holidays and will work with our 1st year students of 2015 to help them to settle into second level.
We were delighted to open our first set of refurbished toilets last week. Students were delighted with the brand new facilities and the remaining toilets are currently being completed.
Congratulations to our 2nd year boys basketball team on their win over Adamstown. Best for Lucan were Calum Walsh and Kingsley Okakpu. Hard luck to 1st year boys on their narrow loss.
Congratulations to the girls soccer team who beat Colaiste Bride 10-0 last week with 5 goals notched up by player of the game Aoife Hanley. This team which is largely made up of 2nd years have continually performed to a very high standard and show great team spirit.
There was great interest from 5th year students in the talk by former student Avril McManus and colleague Niamh from Google organised by our career guidance counsellors.