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Lucan CC’s Uniform Supplier details and prices

Please see the link below for the current prices of our Lucan Community College school uniform.

The uniform is available to purchase from our supplier The SchoolWear House both instore and online.

Lucan CC Uniform Pricelist

The SchoolWear House is based in Clondalkin, on Monastery Road. Please the map below for details.

Lucan CC Uniform how to get there

The will also run an order and collection service on Thursday 16th August at 1.00pm until 4pm here in Lucan Community College.

Items can be ordered online and collected here in the college for your convenience.

School Calendar and Key Dates for 2018/2019 year

Please the link below for our school calendar for the 2018/2019 academic year.

Lucan Community College School Calendar 2018-2019

The calendar show all the key dates for the school for next year.

The calendar is also available on the homepage of the school website as a quick link.

Lucan CC Book and Uniform Sale this Monday 25th June at 2pm

Lucan Community College will host a book and uniform sale this coming Monday, 25th June, at 2pm.

The sale will be held in the school gym.

We advise any wishing to attend to bring their booklists with them to ensure a speedy service.

The college wishes to thank The Book Haven and The Schoolwear House for making themselves available to our parents in the school.

All of the required details for both uniform and booklists were sent home this week along with the school report.

However, if you did not receive a copy before Monday please see the link below to access all of our booklists for next year.

2018 Booklists for all years

Our summer newsletter is now available

We are delighted to release our latest newsletter for the summer.

We hope you enjoy the read and that it gives you a flavour of the many activities and sports that take place in our school throughout the year.

SUMMERNEWSLETTER2018

We include a new section with upcoming key dates and we hope you find these useful.

We wish you all a happy, fun and safe summer 2018.

Lucan CC Minor Girls crowned soccer champs!

Congratulations to Lucan Community College’s Girls Minor soccer team who were crowned North Leinster league Division 2 winners today.

Lucan CC were crowned champions after meeting Lusk CC in the final.

The team and their coach were ecstatic with the win and we all hope next year brings even more success on the football field.

6th Year Graduation May 23rd 2018

Transition Year Graduation May 22nd 2018

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LLN Word Challenge Results

Over the last few weeks the LLN committee has been running an exciting new word challenge competition.

The results are now in from this literacy and numeracy initiative.

Students were asked to use a code to find a word that equals 100 euro or to find the most expensive word.

The competition was hugely popular amongst each year group and the standard of entries was simply outstanding.

Among the great entries were Ellie Sisk (1st year) who won with her entry of pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanokoniosis which is a type of lung disease. David Wright  (2nd year) found the longest word in english which is “Titin” the protein.

Oisín O’Sullivan (5th year) cleverly used the German word for 222,222 which was zweihundertzweiundzwanzigtausendzweihundertzweiundzwanzig. Finally, Dylan Wright scooped the prize for the most ironic of entries with hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia which is the fear of long words.

 

The €100 Word Winner were:

1st Year Chris Brady

3rd Year Robert Pal

4th Year Joey Fitzgerald

5th Year Samuel Fay

6th Year Killian Boylan

Longest Word Winner

1st Year Ellie Sisk

2nd Year Emma McGivney

3rd Year David Wright

5th Year Oisin O’Sullivan

6th Year Dylan wright

 

Lucan Community College Students Slept Out for Social Housing

On Friday May 11th, the Amnesty International group in Lucan Community College held our “Annual 12 hour Sponsored Sleep Out” for the fourth time, to raise awareness about the current homeless crisis in Ireland.
It was a great success being our biggest year yet with 34 students, 5 teachers and 4 local councillors and TD’S along with Ibrahim Halawa attending.
34 senior students slept outside in the school courtyard overnight  from 8pm on Friday 11th to 8am on Saturday the 12th of May. This was to gain an insight into what it’s like to sleep rough, to raise awareness of the housing emergency and to show solidarity with the families, children and individuals affected by it.
We invited TDs from our constituency and relevant Dáil positions, local Councillors and the Lord Mayor of South Dublin County Council to attend the “Sleep Out”.Mayor Paul Gogarty, Councillor Ruth Nolan, Councillor Guss O’Connell, TD Gino Kenny attended our event on Friday and gave their insight and solutions for the homeless crisis.
We presented Gino with our box of 701 petitions signed by students and staff.
On Monday 14th of May TD Eoin O’Broin came to our school at lunch to discuss the homeless crisis and hear our views. 
Two of our local TD’s Gino Kenny and Eoin O Broin, presented the 701 petitions to Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy  at Housing Committee Meeting on Thursday May 17th.
Ibrahim Halawa also attended the event to support our homeless campaign.  He spoke to the students about his experience being unlawfully imprisoned in Egypt and his campaigning for an end to homelessness.
We expressed our views to the TD’s and Councillors asking them to address the humanitarian crisis that is Irish homelessness, by building more social housing and providing more hostel places. 
“There is too much talking about the issue and not enough action”said Lucy, 5th year student. “It’s not the problem of the people, but the problem of the government’s inability to handle a crisis.”  Gayatri, 5th year Student.
When people think of homelessness they often don’t think of the more hidden forms of homelessness. People often think homelessness is just sleeping rough and don’t think of families living in emergency accommodation, hubs and hotels, people couch surfing, people living in unsafe environments, people in direct provision centres, people sleeping in hospitals, cars and B&Bs.
It is easy to forget about what they can’t see, but these people suffer like any other homeless person and are a victim of a neglectful government and state who do not protect one of the most basic human rights, our rights to housing. “Too many people use negative stereotypes as an excuse not to help vulnerable people”-6th year student.
In 2015, the first year of our LCC Sleep Out, there were 3,625 people homeless and as of March this year 2018, there are 9,681 homeless people recorded in Ireland.
Between July 2014 and February 2018 the number of people recorded as homeless has increased by a shocking 129%, or 6,549 people (Peter McVerry Trust).
Even with the government’s promises of building more houses and social houses, the number of families becoming homeless has increased by over 37% since February 2017 (Focus Ireland). In March 2018, there were 3,646 children in emergency homeless accommodation with their families. 
“I should never have sat in a hotel for 3 months, surrounded by tourists staring at me in my school uniform, waiting for a county council to decide they cared about me” -said a student.  Almost three-quarters of homeless young people live in Dublin.
We will continue to campaign until the serious humanitarian crisis of homelessness in Ireland is addressed.
Yours sincerely,

Lee, Naoise and Rhiannon, (students) on behalf of the LCC Amnesty group

Re-enrolment for next year 2018-2019

All students are currently being issued with individualised re-enrolment forms.
They are also available here at the link below.
Please ensure that you return this form to the front office as soon as possible.
Details on how to pay the voluntary contribution is also included as is an important data protection statement which needs to be returned to the front office.
Please let us know as soon as possible if your son/daughter will not be returning to Lucan Community College by completing the relevant section of the re-enrolment form as we have a waiting list of applicants.

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Lucan Community College’s Parents Association will host their first meeting of the new school year on the 5th September at 7.30pm. The Parents Association would love to use the occasion of this first meeting to welcome new members, whether your children are in the college already or if they are new students to us.

The Parents Association is great way to get involved in school life, get to know other parents and contribute in a voluntary capacity. As always, the College would like to thank the Parents Association for their continued work over the years and look forward to working closely with them again over the coming year.
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