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How to buy school books – from The Bookhaven

Bookhaven Mobile Unit visiting the school 12.30-2.30pm Wednesday 2nd September

Please note that school journals can be purchased directly from the school office now or by the students when they attend on their first day at a cost of €12 and are no longer available from The Bookhaven.

Thanks to all parents who attended the school book sale recently. Thanks also to the Bookhaven company for facilitating us with a school visit. Here is the procedure for buying remaining books from The Bookhaven if you do not wish to travel to the shop.

For parents/students who are not using a book grant voucher and are paying by credit card:

Please order online (www.bookhaven.ie) using your credit card and specify Lucan Community College as the collection point by 5pm Monday 31 August. The books will be delivered in sealed parcels and can be collected from the school office or from The Bookhaven mobile unit when it is due to visit the college on Wednesday 2nd September, 12.30-2.30pm. This avoids any payment of a delivery charge for you.

For parents with or without a book grant voucher and not paying by credit card:

You can email info@bookhaven.ie mentioning Lucan CC as the collection point and indicating what books/stationery you would like to purchase on Wednesday from the mobile unit so that they can be sure to have it in stock. This email must be sent by 5pm on Tuesday 1st September.

Important Dates

Deadline 5pm Monday 31 August: Order online at www.bookhaven.ie and put down Lucan CC as the collection point.  for orders to be delivered to school on Wednesday 2nd September 2015.

Deadline: 5pm on Tuesday 1st September. Email info@bookhaven.ie mentioning Lucan CC and indicating what books/stationery you need. Then pay and collect on Wednesday 12.30-2.30pm from the mobile unit parked at the back of the school.

12.30-2.30pm on Wednesday 2nd September Mobile Bookhaven shop will be in school parked on basketball courts. Credit cards accepted.

After-sales queries

A dedicated Book Haven telephone line can be obtained from the school office for any students/parents with after-sales queries. This phone number cannot be used for orders.

 

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Student Journals Notice

Student journals were delivered to Bookhaven on 20 August 2015 and were on sale in the school. They are still available from Bookhaven in their shop and will be sold by the school during the start-up days. Price €12. Please note that there is an error in the TY journal (the incorrect calendar and tutor list is included) and we will provide all TY students with correct pages in the form of stickers to cover these pages when term starts. TY students should purchase the journal as usual.

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Leaving Certificate Results 2015

Lucan Community College is extremely happy with the standard of results that our 123 leaving certificate students achieved this year. Well done to all of the students who worked hard and tried their best. Teachers congratulated students on their achievements and wished them well in their future endeavours.

The college thanks the students for the wonderful attitude they brought to their last few weeks in the college and hopes that the future holds wonderful things in store for them all. We also thank the parents and guardians who supported the students throughout their second level education and especially during the examination period. Mr Byrne, year head, commented “I am so proud of each and every one of them. They worked hard and put in their best effort and I know that they all have a bright future ahead of them.” The tutor team were all on hand to offer their congratulations to the students.

Principal Ms Birnie and Deputy Principal Mr Purcell offered particular congratulations to top achievers Jane Doran and Leon Breen and to Eoin Duffy, Alexandra Robinson, Sean Murtagh, James Carron, Darren Gavin, Andrew O’Reilly, Seamus Keher and Jack Carey and the many other students who achieved over 500 points. Ms Birnie said “while it is always wonderful to see our students achieving some of the best results in the country, we also note the many individuals who achieved personal best results or who overcame great adversity and can be rightly proud of themselves.” The college is delighted that almost 15% of the students achieved over 500 points and that the college went against the national trend in that no students failed Higher Level Mathematics.

She added “To the few who are disappointed with your results, don’t forget that there are other doors open to you that can lead you to your desired destination and that the support of our guidance staff is on offer to you.” Lucan Community College wishes the class of 2015 every success in the future.

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